Photographs of Everyday Life in the Soviet Union

In this regard, US Cold War rhetoric maybe convincingly conceived of as a continue of the anti-Communist and racist ideology of Nazi Germany. During the time before the instant communication afforded by the internet, Western people were ‘cut-off’ from the everyday reality of life in the Soviet Union, and had no means to counter the continuous stream of disinformation emanating from the bourgeois-democratic governments they ‘elected’. As a consequence, the capitalist West was kept in a perpetual state of fear, ensuring that the youth of each new generation joined the military to fight the Soviet threat, rather than spend their collective time fermenting a Socialist Revolution.

Post-Soviet Driving in Russia

Individuality is legitimised as the highest (and only) form of freedom, and selfishness is encouraged and rewarded by an uncaring society. Under capitalism, to ‘care’ for others is seen as ‘weak’ and ‘unprofitable’, and when you watch the above video of people being hit, remember that have died or been severely injured because Communism was brought-down, and capitalism took its place. They have in fact died so that others can make unbridled profit out of their deaths.