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In the Marxist theology the catechism of history goes thus:
Evolution begat man who first begat the feudal lords and the peasantry. And they begat the bourgeoisie and the proletariat which begat the workers' state. Friedrich Engels promised that under the workers' rule the state would wither away, but it shows as much sign of withering away as any other similar quantity of swivel chairs, paper clips and police hardware. The big question is: What is the new ruling class likethe class...