The troubles of our time strike us as new and unique. They are not.
Interestingly the problem of Socialism or its early precursors are as old as mankind. This siren song is always playing in the background, trying to catch the ear of the naive or power-hungry.
Here is a small example from over 60 years ago that appeared in the Daily News. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
H/T Papa B via DirectorBlue