It should not be underestimated the amount of courage it took at this moment in American history -- with the dawning of the Cold War and McCarthyism -- for such a prominent public figure to make such a strident and unrepentant call for an end to capitalism, which he describes repeatedly as evil.
In some ways the new order he envisioned seems even further away than it would have at the time.
And, yet, perhaps not. History and the people always have a way of surprising you.
Without any further ado, over to Mr. Einstein.
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