World: WHAT THEY ARE FIGHTING ABOUT

AT its simplest, the Russian-Chinese quarrel is over what strategy to follow toward the ultimate victory of Communism—and over who shall be in charge of operations. But beneath this there lies a far deeper split: the split between Communist theory and human reality.

Ever since Karl Marx predicted that the Revolution would break out in industrially advanced Western Europe, while it actually came in backward, agricultural Russia, such contradictions have haunted Communism. Today, according to Marxist theory, capitalism should be in its death throes, the working class in utter misery, and the former...

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