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Crazy climate economics

Posted: May 13, 2014 at 4:17 a.m.

Everywhere you look these days, you see Marxism on the rise. Well, OK, maybe you don't--but conservatives do. If you so much as mention income inequality, you'll be denounced as the second coming of Joseph Stalin; Rick Santorum has declared that any use of the word "class" is "Marxism talk." In the right's eyes, sinister motives lurk everywhere--for example, George Will says the only reason progressives favor trains is their goal of "diminishing Americans' individualism in order to make them more amenable to collectivism."

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