Berlinmurens ondska är socialismens

I samband med årsdagen av Berlinmurens fall, skrev ARIs Elan Journo en fantastiskt bra artikel som förklarar varför Berlinmurens ondska också är socialismens:

Some came with sledgehammers, some just with their bare hands. On the night of Nov. 9, 1989, jubilant crowds began tearing down the Berlin Wall, an infamous barrier dividing families, a city, a nation. Even as we celebrate that iconic moment, the moral meaning of the Berlin Wall is little understood.

The Berlin Wall was built and murderously enforced in the name of a profoundly destructive political idea, which, alarmingly, many today are embracing.

Flashback to the years after World War II and recall that Germany was divided into two states. West Germany developed into a free society. East Germany faithfully implemented socialism. Divided between them was the city of Berlin.

Between 1949 and 1961, an estimated 2.6 million people fled East Germany. Why?

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