Posted herein are a series of before-and-after photos of East Germany, the first set taken in the years 1990-1991, the second taken from 2001-2003.
If anyone cares to extol the virtues of a communist society, then look upon its works, and despair. What better evidence that capitalism, even the faltering version of the proto-Socialist European Union, works? What would Walter Duranty say?
Check out all of them.
(H/T to Lonely Conservative)
Update: Der Spiegel has a larger selection.