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Tue Mar 24, 2015, 08:09 AM

2. A brilliant quote from John Steinbeck,

identifying the power of the right-wing's propaganda. Also, I believe promising left-wing leaders were assassinated. Joe Bageant mentioned it in one of his essays, and I believe I saw another reference to it elsewhere.

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” - John Steinbeck

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