Reader feedback: Denying history

Re: "Marx and Engels live on", News Shorts, Vol. 8 No. 38, Oct 7 to Oct 13

Well done, Levice! It is nice to see common sense triumphing now and again.

I can understand why towns wanted to change their main streets from Leninova to Hlavná. But changing every street name with a socialist connotation would be an administrative nightmare. Not to mention, just a bit daft.

Trying to wipe out every trace of Slovakia's socialist past is trying to deny what Slovakia actually was for 50 years. It's trying to deny Slovakia's history.

Scott Lafferty

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