capitalism was always
But the worst thing in that situation was that practically nothing could be done to rectify the situation. People were ready to do anything to get money to feed themselves and their children. But the system did not give them a chance, and they were forced to be in this state for a long time, seeking solace in a glass of alcohol, which at that time became very affordable.
As the system collapsed, as people gained economic freedom, they finally got real opportunities to rectify the situation. Many of the former teachers, teachers, engineers, and other knowledge workers who have been hit hardest by the crisis in the social system have started doing business.
Some traveled to Poland, Turkey or China for cheap clothes and shoes, others went to Germany for cars and spare parts. Still others began to open car services, kiosks or small shops on every corner. Everyone got a chance not only to survive, but to build their own lives on their own and with their labor, and a large number of them soon began to make it. Thus began the revival of capitalism in Belarus. Continue reading