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The Beauty of Private Property

Written By: Bob Adelmann  |  Posted: Thursday, March 1st, 2012

 

            A farmer in the communist collective of Xiaogang, a small village in eastern China, was starving, along with his family and his neighbors. At one of the political indoctrination classes he was forced to attend, Yan Junchang had a revolutionary idea: why not try privatizing the farms and letting the farmers keep what they grow?

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