OK. Here is the deal. Communism is a secular religion. Now we could attack it by countering with religion which means attacking not only the economic understanding but in addition you have to make a non-believer a believer. That is a two factor problem.
Easier to reduce it to a one factor problem. Define a secular religion that makes a republic work. We could call it Educated Patriotism.
Let me start with the first precept:
Here is the second: