Have you read my profile friend? Iam a catholic. Iam not a communist. Iam only telling you this from experience. Iam posting
links for you to see for yourself the situation in the east. Iam also not German, my husband is. He lived there, he experienced both socialism and capitalism. I hear it from his own lips, and those we knew in germany. Here is one link you can see:
No more complexes about West German superiority. No more blind faith in the Western economists. Forget Chancellor Kohl’s promises of prosperity. Seven years on, unification is turning into a disaster. In the East German regions, which have lost 70% of their industries, unemployment has reached 16%, twice the figure in West Germany. Fear of tomorrow has taken the place of visions of a rosy future. One sign is a 50% plunge in the birth rate.
Friedrich Schorlemmer, a former member of the Citizens’ Movement, has written a pamphlet attacking the system now imposed on the 16 million victims of East German history; he has called it “The ice age” (5). Work is now a privilege, the black marketeers rub their hands as unemployment rises, and three quarters of the population stand impassively side be side with the poor who make up the other quarter. Worse still, the East Germans as a whole have become marginalised politically as well as economically. They no longer have a say. After all, most of their political figures were eliminated in the consummate style of the cold war. And the slightest criticism is seen as nostalgia for the days of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), which is now branded a “second dictatorship”
In the same survey 75% of Ossis replied that citizens were not equal before the law. In retrospect, a GDR, which three quarters of those questioned regarded as “above all… the endeavour to construct a more just society”, looked rosier. The psychotherapist Michael Geyer concluded: “The East Germans are inwardly convinced that they are better human beings.” In fact, only 30% of East Germans (compared with 70% of West Germans) believed that democracy was the best form of government.
That is one article, i’ll be be glad to post more.