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These rights are too bourgeois for "socialism". There is no freedom of the mail, and all correspondence is censored. The "rulers" will know what the "subjects" of the Socialistic Union think. It is self-evident that where there is no freedom of press, there is no freedom of publicity; and where there is no freedom of publicity, there is no freedom of public opinion. There is no secret ballot, and hence no freedom of election. Where there is no freedom of election, there can be no question of public control, or responsibilities of institutions and persons. There is no political equality, and therefore there exist classes or castes. The peasant has less right than the worker in the field of representation; the political opponents of the Communist party and every kind of "State" offenders have no rights at all, and they form in the Marxian Communist State a caste deprived of all rights and called "Lishentzi" (the deprived of rights). The chairmen of the Soviets become governors, and Soviets become merely advisory bodies to this governor. Housing Committees become extensions of police stations.
In connection with all this, there flourishes in the country, a police with unlimited powers, and the espionage of secret service forces. At home the "citizen" of the United Socialist Soviet Republics is under the surveillance of the chairmen of the House Committee; at work he is watched by the Communist cell; in the street he is spied upon by the professional State Secret Service.
Arbitrariness, shootings, murders, prison, exile, moral and at times physical torture, are the natural consequences of such a regime.
In such dreadful centralization, national federation and autonomy of nationalities and provinces are a mould without content. Under a regime of secret diplomacy and such "freedom", the Soviet citizen is more limited in regard to the question of war and peace than the citizen of any Constitutional state. Instead of a general armament proclaimed by the Revolution, a centralized army is created which is controlled by the Central government. When the Party is militarized, the youth is militarized, also. In addition to the open and secret police there are created corps of troops with specific functions which are at the command of the GPU.
Such are the results of the Bolshevik regime in the political sphere where many more similar "conquests" not included here were made in the interests of the "people, liberty, and socialism". And now using this analysis as a basis, we can answer the question we asked before. Is progress possible under the Bolshevik State or under any State Socialism?
NO. PROGRESS IS NOT POSSIBLE UNDER SUCH A REGIME. This regime truly sets us back to the epoch of medieval catholic reaction. In spite of this we are called upon