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How realistic is a communist hardboiled detective? [closed]

Not sure if this is the right place for this question, but it seemed the best option. I had an idea for a short story about a (neo-noir) hardboiled detective in a near future European communist ...
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How would people arrange for protection in a truly propertyless society? [closed]

I’m working on a story involving a society completely devoid of property. Communists often want to abolish private property, like owning factories and the like, while maintaining personal property, ...
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I'm a billionaire, how would I set up a incorruptible communist society? [closed]

I'm a billionaire with unlimited funds/political influence. It is my belief that communism has always failed because in the real world true communism has never been tested, rather every time it's been ...
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What would the internet/web look like if the Soviet Union had won the Cold War? [closed]

Supposing the capitalist bloc collapsed in 1990 instead. The end of the cold War (actually) coincided with the beginning of the internet, with the Soviet Union being assigned a TLD (https://en....
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What would the Soviet Union have looked like if Trotsky was in power, not Stalin?

During the final days of Lenin, it was time for the bolshevik party to pick his replacement. because of the way Stalin used his position as secretary to put his followers in power, Stalin was allowed ...
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How can I prevent the collapse of the Soviet Union?

During the era of the Soviet Union, Russia was a much scarier nation: The Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Space Race. No one can deny these were major events in Russia's history. Let's say ...
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What single change would have given the best chance for the Soviets to win the Cold War?

A common topic in alternate history fiction works is the question what would have happened if a major conflict had been won by the other side. These usually focus on the events after the conflict, and ...
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Could communism become a strong alternative to capitalism in the future? [closed]

From Marx, capitalism and communism are: From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. From the Encyclopedia Britannica: Communism, the political and economic doctrine that ...
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