On how socialism can give hope to the poor

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“ So let us consider an earlier ideal that managed to win the hearts of the people: socialism. It is a vision that inspires hope in the hopeless, and encourages selflessness in the selfish. Democratic socialism – the evolution of society towards that ideal – provided a counter-narrative to fascism from Franco to Hitler ”

Clive Stafford Smith, ‘To build a utopian society, idealism should be what drives politicians’, The Guardian

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