Some of us were communists because …

A mostly strict translation of Qualcuno Era Comunista by Giorgio Gaber. More links welcome.

Huh? No, it’s not true, I’ve no regrets. I mean … I’ve done nothing serious.

My life? A normal life. I never stole, not even at home, I’ve killed nobody. Go figure! … The odd impure act, but that’s normal, no?

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Somebody might like this …

Lev Davidovich Trotsky

Got out of many tight spots. Key

To his defenestration

Was Stalinist degeneration.