|Karl Marx, author of Das Kapital|
and The Communist Manifesto
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Now that Chin Peng is dead, communism is again in the spotlight. The IGP says that stern action will be taken against those trying to revive communist ideology in Malaysia.
I remember reading somewhere that the reason the socialist / communist movement hasn't taken real root in the United States is that it has high levels of economic productivity and social mobility. Also contributing is the the strength of their religious beliefs and the absence of feudal remnants. The poor considers himself / herself a millionaire who just happens to be down on his / her luck at the moment.
This is in opposition to Russia and elsewhere in Europe where it held appeal to distraught workers and others who feel oppressed.
Maybe the authorities should take the above into consideration before they come up with some hastily laid plans 'to curb the disease', so to speak.