Brenner on competition

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at
Fri Sep 18 00:11:20 PDT 1998

Max wrote:
>There you'd probably be wrong (again),
>though nobody would regret the loss
>of the Soviet system in and of itself,
>I would imagine.

Are you sure? That the Soviet Union wasn't any workers' paradise doesn't prevent Russian workers from comparing the current economic collapse with what existed before and judging the latter favorably, without any illusions.

Desperate Russian workers might be forgiven for thinking:

"Bring back socialism!" "We never had socialism!" "Bring back what we had, then!"


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