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Central planning from the inside—an interview with a Soviet-era economist

When more resources are controlled by politicians and the bureaucracy, there's more favouritism and discrimination.

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Nazi-Soviet pact sealed the fate of several countries

The new allies agreed to carve up Europe, splitting Poland down the middle.

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Despite best-laid plans, socialism does not create abundance

By the early 1980s, there were 57 Poles waiting for telephone service for every 100 subscribers.