You Can’t Have Socialism Without State Tyranny

By Joshua Philipp
Joshua Philipp
Joshua Philipp
Joshua Philipp is an award-winning investigative reporter with The Epoch Times and host of EpochTV's "Crossroads" program. He is a recognized expert on unrestricted warfare, asymmetrical hybrid warfare, subversion, and historical perspectives on today’s issues. His 10-plus years of research and investigations on the Chinese Communist Party, subversion, and related topics give him unique insight into the global threat and political landscape.
July 4, 2019 Updated: September 2, 2019

Socialism draws its power from the force of the state, and its politics cannot exist without the use or threat of force. While it is often mistaken as a system against force and state coercion by its supporters, socialism is inseparable from tyranny and coercion by the state. In this episode of the explaining politics series of Crossroads, we explain how socialism is inseparable from tyranny.

Joshua Philipp is an award-winning investigative reporter with The Epoch Times and host of EpochTV's "Crossroads" program. He is a recognized expert on unrestricted warfare, asymmetrical hybrid warfare, subversion, and historical perspectives on today’s issues. His 10-plus years of research and investigations on the Chinese Communist Party, subversion, and related topics give him unique insight into the global threat and political landscape.