It seems no one bothered to note the quotes I left above. Orwell understood the difference between socialism and the State Capitalist state that was the Soviet Union.

"In Catalonia, for the first few months, most of the actual power was in the hands of the Anarcho-Syndicalists, who controlled most of the key industries. The thing that happened in Spain was, in fact, not merely a civil war, but the beginning of a revolution. It is this fact that the anti-Fascist press outside of Spain has made it its special business to obscure."