In 1982 I made my one and only visit to a communist country, visiting my sister and her husband then living in Zagreb, now in Croatia. At the time Zagreb was the second largest city in Yugoslavia, a communist country. A lasting impression was that the government treated visitors and foreigners better than they treated their own citizens who were constantly harassed and treated as enemies of the state.
By accident or perhaps by design, communism as practiced here on earth is a very good system for the few controlling the masses. Within communism, the few make the laws and enforce them. The few are in charge of filling vacant positions and of succession planning. The few control the media and set wage structures. In fact, the few control every aspect of life within their borders.
Some disquieting questions about communism. Who do the few report to? To a smaller…
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