"Why Women Had Better Sex Under Socialism"

Article here. Well, when you are supported by everyone else's money, don't have to work too hard, etc., sure, there's more time for all manner of things. Being free of responsibilities is just WONDERFUL! It's also a great way to bankrupt a country and send it spinning into collapse, too. But what does the author care, it was so much FUN for women (not much for men, but so what?) and besides, economic and social collapse is happening in the future. "Not my problem." Excerpt:

'When Americans think of Communism in Eastern Europe, they imagine travel restrictions, bleak landscapes of gray concrete, miserable men and women languishing in long lines to shop in empty markets and security services snooping on the private lives of citizens. While much of this was true, our collective stereotype of Communist life does not tell the whole story.

Some might remember that Eastern bloc women enjoyed many rights and privileges unknown in liberal democracies at the time, including major state investments in their education and training, their full incorporation into the labor force, generous maternity leave allowances and guaranteed free child care. But there’s one advantage that has received little attention: Women under Communism enjoyed more sexual pleasure.

A comparative sociological study of East and West Germans conducted after reunification in 1990 found that Eastern women had twice as many orgasms as Western women. Researchers marveled at this disparity in reported sexual satisfaction, especially since East German women suffered from the notorious double burden of formal employment and housework. In contrast, postwar West German women had stayed home and enjoyed all the labor-saving devices produced by the roaring capitalist economy. But they had less sex, and less satisfying sex, than women who had to line up for toilet paper.
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As for Ms. Gruber, she has no illusions about the brutalities of East German Communism; she just wishes “things weren’t so much harder now.”

Because they championed sexual equality — at work, at home and in the bedroom — and were willing to enforce it, Communist women who occupied positions in the state apparatus could be called cultural imperialists. But the liberation they imposed radically transformed millions of lives across the globe, including those of many women who still walk among us as the mothers and grandmothers of adults in the now democratic member states of the European Union. Those comrades’ insistence on government intervention may seem heavy-handed to our postmodern sensibilities, but sometimes necessary social change — which soon comes to be seen as the natural order of things — needs an emancipation proclamation from above.'

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"To make life better for women...

... vacate the liberties of everyone, especially men."

"Communist women who occupied positions in the state apparatus could be called cultural imperialists. But the liberation they imposed radically transformed millions of lives across the globe, ... Those comrades’ insistence on government intervention may seem heavy-handed to our postmodern sensibilities, but sometimes necessary social change — which soon comes to be seen as the natural order of things — needs an emancipation proclamation from above."

"comrades'"... came a bit too easily to the author. Well, pretty much sums up where she is coming from: Socialism as a means of mandating changes that will benefit women all while setting up a system that eventually consumes itself and collapses inward like a burning building. But for women, while it lasts... utopia. Not so for men, nor children, really. But who cares about us?

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the big lie - socialism

according to u.s. women, and their 'unbiased' surveys, women here rank quite low on the happiness scale. supposedly there are many (mostly socialist)countries where women there have it hands down over u.s. women. I personally think u.s people in general suffer from excess baggage, in the trunk, maybe making them less happy. people overseas now can spot Americans by their girth. I believe it is like our car game where we count red Volkswagens. one would be led to believe men purposely put the shopping malls so far from their pitiful luxury cars. they really do have it bad. free stuff all over the place. heck, we even give them free b.c. because they deserve it. (men pay through the nose for their pills for a medical condition usually caused by age) and that monthly gov check is all the way out there in the mailbox. people here are so pitiful, especially the women, and so poor that we have a constant war going on somewhere all the time, just looking to get their riches. please don't mention the permanent one down on our southern border caused by our lack of buying power.

no doubt about it, u.s. women are the most victimized women ANYWHERE in the civilized world. besides, its hard making excuses every funding cycle to get the billion$$ always headed for u.s women, and other victim's groups.

seriously tho, I would like to see their data and examine how they compared and quantified/qualified sex by country. don't most people lie about sex anyway? I know my x sure did.

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It's a sales tactic

Socialism = better sex for women

By implication, means more/better sex for men.

The headline is designed to try to sell socialism to both sexes, that's all. Sex sells, right?

Socialism is based on lies. It's also sold with them, too.

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