Historical causes of Romanian socialism institutionalization

Eugen GHIORGHIŢĂ
2012 Annals of Spiru Haret University Economic Series  
The natural classification of socialism in the evolution of the history of humanity is one more difficulty for many thinkers. Surprisingly enough, many intelligent people try to deny the sense of history by challenging historical reality. In other words, though it existed, it would have been much better for socialism not to have existed in the history of humanity. The dereliction of socialist ideology after 1989, the cancellation or ridicule of the principles and ideals expressed in the cant of
more » ... ssed in the cant of the boring and demonetized slogans prove the fragility of the much-invoked damage of the so-called communist politics as an essence of the system. It was not the ideology, or the code of the communists' ethics or the supremacy of socialist property that made up the sense and essence of socialism as applied after 1948. The 'objective' of applied socialism was the forced, accelerated development of the economies of the central and south-eastern European countries, based on the experience of USSR for the compatibility of the structure of the consumption demand of their inhabitants with the supply of the industrialized countries in a historical interval as soon as possible. God knows whether the effects of extending capitalism in these countries instead of socialism would have been the same or maybe even better until 1989! The fact is that socialism was imposed from the outside, without following in any way whatsoever the Marxist schedule of proletarian revolution determined by the enhancement of internal class contradictions. The study of the League of Nations in 1945 reveals the programmatic character or, if not, at least the prophetic character of the advanced analyses and forecasts based on the developments of the 1870-1938 period. • during the interwar period, the gaps between the manufactured products exporting countries and the raw materials supplying countries widened; • the diminution of the purchasing power in the countries exporting the basic commodities put more acutely in danger the sales of the countries manuf [...]
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