Letters, Jul. 22, 1957

Other Goods


Your article on the International Trade Fair at Poznan painted the American participation as a great success. To an impartial observer, it seems that U.S. propaganda against Communism may be called "consumer-goods propaganda" because it is based on the endless repetition of the affirmation of high American living standards. This is like the rich man's bragging about his richness before poor people who can never become rich. What the people behind the Iron Curtain really need is for the U.S. to get rid of the Communist yoke—and not an exhibition of U.S. consumer goods.


Louvain, Belgium


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