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Soviet society failed to create the necessary cultural, social, political and e Country Email List conomic conditions to guarantee the sustainability of the profound transformation underway beyond a few decades. This was not achieved on a national scale, to which bureaucratization, corruption, Country Email List despotism and institutional erosion contributed, nor on an international scale, to which the victory contributed, towards the 1970s and 1980s, of consumer capitalism (the society of the spectacle, Debord would say). Thus, theThe USSR was not prepared to confront from its own Country Email List institutions the process of globalization of Country Email List capitalism that managed to alienate significant sectors of Soviet society itself, especially the intellectual elites. But before redounding around the.
Obvious international pressures that contributed to drowning the USSR, Country Email List Chukhrov prefers to investigate what is the internal impediment of communism that makes its materialization so difficult. Given the ease shown by the capitalist consumer society to Country Email List alienate and practically vaccinate considerable sectors of the world's population against communism, the question raised by this author resonates: «What makes communism unbearable?». The answer concerns the difficult transformation involved in making the leap to a non-libidinal economy. Country Email List Chukhrov's reflection starts from the recognition of an immanent difficulty in communism. She argues that Western liberal and leftist theories.