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If communism was working the way its progenitors wanted it to, would it be better than capitalism?

The main reason why communism was made was people wanted to be equal without getting restricted by their environment, but nowadays communism is abused by some dictators such as North Korean leaders. Besides, capitalism also has its own problem. There are so many people who didn't have opportunities to try what they really wanted to do due to their poverty or else.
If communism was working as it should be, would it be better than capitalism?
(When there are no dictators)

Topics: Communism
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    Apr 21 2013: The red scare left Americans with a complete misunderstanding of Communism, and -- to this day -- a strange aversion to trying to get it.
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      May 1 2013: Yet, "the spectre of communism", is still haunting both Europe and the United States, whether people are aware of it or not. All these discussions about "the rich and the poor", "99% vs. 1%", talks about guaranteed basic income and social benefits are manifestations of this "spectre".

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