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South Vietnam: So this is Socialism?

South Vietnam: So this is Socialism?

Question: What’s the most popular name in Vietnam? Answer: It’s Nguyen – a name shared by the former president, current prime minister, Vietcong leaders, and practically everyone else you meet. But, in this socialist country, you can’t tell your Phuong Nguyens from your Ayn Rands anymore. I crossed into ‘Nam via Phu Quoc – a …

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