Some of the new Soviets which were springing up everywhere had very uncertain concepts of what Marxism-Leninism was all about. North of the Caspian, at Suizran, a proclamation had been issued ordering the nationalization of women. All the best and most beautiful women, it declared, had hitherto belonged to the bourgeoisie, while the peasants and workers had had to put up with the second best. This was unfair, and from now on all women were to become public property
Monday, July 21, 2008
Free Love and Communism? There's No Communism Here!
Have long suspected that monogamy was cooked up by the beta males to keep the alphas from getting all the chicks. But now this, about the nether reaches of the Russian Empire in the chaos after the revolution of 1917:
--Peter Hopkirk, Setting the East Ablaze 79 (1984)