Damn capitalists

Dec 2016
4,388
2,274
Canada
#21
My guess is that this is a case of nostalgia. Probably someone who did not live under Soviet rule but maybe grew up during or after the "boom" when the mob and oligarchs took over after the fall. They hear about the "good old days" from the old timers. Add that in w/ the readily available propaganda and you get a longing for the "old days". What people overlook when old timers are waxing nostalgic is that times were better when they were young because they were young.

Regardless looking from the outside in this is very understandable i mean even here we are bombarded w/ silly articles like

Why Women Had Better Sex Under Socialism


A comparative sociological study of East and West Germans conducted after reunification in 1990 found that Eastern women had twice as many orgasms as Western women. Researchers marveled at this disparity in reported sexual satisfaction, especially since East German women suffered from the notorious double burden of formal employment and housework. In contrast, postwar West German women had stayed home and enjoyed all the labor-saving devices produced by the roaring capitalist economy. But they had less sex, and less satisfying sex, than women who had to line up for toilet paper.


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Your link is busted according to my search. Nevertheless, by the title, it sounds like an article written a few years ago by Kristen Ghodsee, an American-born anthropologist who did work in Bulgaria and East Germany prior to, during and immediately after the transition from state communism to unbridled capitalism. It was titled and written to attract attention to the book she wrote on her experiences: Red Hangover...a book a lot of people should read today, so they can separate fact from fiction and bullshit from propaganda!
In brief...about sex, Ghodsee's polling and interviews indicate that afterwards, there is a gender divide between men and women about life before and after state communist governments ended. Most women of middle age today, say their lives were better before...along with their sex lives, since they didn't have to stay married to abusive men or stay in bad marriages, also they had full choice over birth control..something ripped away in most of the former communisst bloc...especially Poland, which has gone right back to the Catholic theocracy of the fucking middle ages!
 
Mar 2013
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9,695
Middle Tennessee
#22
Same bullshit excuses! All the shit that creates your earthly comforts comes from metals and minerals taken out of the ground, but you elitist liberal fucks have no respect for the people who get sick and live short lives by doing the dangerous and dirty work of getting the raw materials out of the ground!

You sir, don't know a motherfucking thing about me and you can take your assumptions and shove them straight up your fucking ass !!!
 
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Jun 2018
705
231
Toronto
#23
The USA won't be "alive and kicking" much longer! I just hope the suicidal march you're all on won't destroy everyone else also!
and btw: America...courtesy the Clinton Administration, destroyed the Soviet Union and turned Russia into a disaster afterwards also! It was Clinton who gave the go-ahead for Yeltsin to open fire on their legislative building "The White House" when they refused to pass his extreme Friedmanesque privatization demands and ordered the Army to open fire with heavy guns, killing an estimated 100 inside....and after the old drunk died, guess who inherited his position in charge of what was left of Russia?
I know that accusingly-whining attitude. It's very difficult to argue against it rationally. Let me try to soothe your hurt feelings: The russian disaster is all russian made.
 

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