Re: “Demand honesty, transparency” (letter, 12-8).
I’m not sure where the writer gets his ideas from, but I am tired of people provoking fear in a political and social system they know little or nothing about. Socialism is a continuum, and every civilized society by definition is socialist to some degree.
To state that people in “socialist” countries are slaves is ludicrous. I have many friends in Canada and several European countries. They just smirk and roll their eyes at our feeble attempts to provide basic necessities such as health care, education and transportation. Every time I return from …