Reply to post: Re: Red Plenty...

Govt control? Hah! It's IMPOSSIBLE to have a successful command economy

Dr Dan Holdsworth

Re: Red Plenty...

As an example of how bloody crap the Soviet system was, there were several instances where Stalin was forced as the guy at the top of that society to step into disputes and simply dictate answers as simple as "move factory machine A into building B, then import a second unit".

The basic reason was that the system could deadlock far too easily, and did.

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