Back in Warsaw after my trip to Gdansk, I talk about the economy with the outgoing government’s spokesman on reform. He is more specific on what is to be done than on how it should be achieved.
“Is the Communist Party of the Soviet Union still the ruling party, the political vanguard of the people? . . . Should there be a multiparty system? Does the C.P.S.U.
The jingoist euphoria that followed a successful one-sided war may not last as long as the Republicans now assume.
Maastricht–shorthand now for the speeding up of the European Community’s financial integration–is both an eye-opener and a mystification.
Cartoonists can beat journalists at their own game of first oversimplifying and then exaggerating.
There are two unmistakable signs that France is entering a pre-electoral period: The government is once again tinkering with the electoral law and the politicians, particularly the leaders of the
“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,/But to be young was very heaven!” The words of Wordsworth do not fully fit, because with so much bloodshed, the stench of corpses, and skeletons, dead or a
A righteous wind is sweeping across Europe and corruption is being exposed all over.