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Turncoats and Scapegoats Turncoats and Scapegoats

Boris Yeltsin, the former chief apparatchik in Sverdlovsk, and Gennadi Burbulis, the former professor of Marxism-Leninism in the same town, are the men behind the prosecution in ...

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

The Triumph of Euroamericanism The Triumph of Euroamericanism

Western Europe is looking into an uncertain future. The German election, which was supposed to clear the horizon, has really obstructed the view.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Death of a Collaborator Death of a Collaborator

Early on the morning of June 8, a messenger arrived at an apartment in one of the poshest districts of Paris bearing documents to be signed by a former high-level government offi...

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

AutoWorkers and ‘Sniffing Planes’ AutoWorkers and ‘Sniffing Planes’

As the year opened in Paris, two stories dominated the news, one of them sad, the other funny. The first occurred at the Talbot auto plant in Poissy, just outside the capital.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

The Market Is the New Religion The Market Is the New Religion

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 sho...

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Communism’s Great Debate Communism’s Great Debate

"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.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

The Treason of the New Intellectuals The Treason of the New Intellectuals

The jingoist euphoria that followed a successful one-sided war may not last as long as the Republicans now assume.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Italy’s Summer of Discontent Italy’s Summer of Discontent

Maastricht--shorthand now for the speeding up of the European Community's financial integration--is both an eye-opener and a mystification.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

A Specter Is Haunting Eurocommunism A Specter Is Haunting Eurocommunism

Is Europe, like Britain, swinging to the right? Whatever the answer, the State Department need not be haunted, for the time being, by the ghost of Eurocommunism.

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

Mitterrand: Middle of the Journey Mitterrand: Middle of the Journey

On March 21, French President François Mitterrand arrives in the United States for a three-day state visit. When he was elected President in May 1981, he was the subject o...

Jan 2, 1998 / Feature / Daniel Singer

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