soviet grocery store

It is very important to understand the abject poverty that socialism wreaked on its population. Without price incentives, no one produced and no one could buy anything. Lines and shortages were everyday life. Here is video from a Soviet grocery store in 1986:

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One movie that everyone should watch is the subtitled foreign film Goodbye Lenin!. It details life from communism to the post communism world embedded in a captivating drama.

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