I would enter one caveat. Lenin was convinced of this, but the kids did not become good Communists, and never entered into 'From each, according to their ability...............'.
They learned to be sneaky, the black market burgeoned, and they hated everything but getting profit.
'We pretended to work, and they pretended to pay us'.
Van Jones and the closest advisers to the President are so deep into their Religion that they cannot get their minds around the fact that Marxism just redistributes poverty. We have the History, now, but they go on imagining they know enough to do it 'right'. Nonsense.