Sidney Hook, philosophy professor at New York University, has published in the current Partisan Review an article on "The Future of Socialism." He has some interesting points to make on the relationship between Communism and democracy, and especially on certain misconceptions about that relationship among one group of American "liberals." Some excerpts from Mr. Hook's article:

We see all around us . . .the' semantic confusion according to which Russia is a democracy of another kind. ... It is downright absurd to imagine that by surrendering political democracy one can get any other kind of...

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