When young people in America begin to discover their revolutionary potential and develop an attraction to Marxist ideas, it often happens that older people stuck in the mentality of cold-war anti-communism loudly interject with: “Everyone who ever lived under socialism was desperately trying to escape! How could you support such totalitarian ideas?”
Well, the truth of the matter is quite different than this overused cliche. In his second episode of the “Does Socialism Work?” series, CPI Editor-In-Chief and host of TheRevolutionReport Don Courter collects and translates interviews with people who actually lived in the Soviet Union. What they have to say is sure to surprise anyone born and raised in the West.