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Socialism in America

Jonah, I thought your socialism piece was very much on target. Essentially, my book provides the American version of what you were describing using European examples. American socialism is similar in some respects to the European variety, but also differs in interesting ways. Community organizing is a big part of what makes American socialism distinctive, and this, of course, is where Obama comes in.  This is what I will show in detail, drawing on a lot of material that has never been seen.

Stanley Kurtz — Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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