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  • January 2, 1998

    Putsch in Moscow

    Capitalism is re-entering Russia dripping with blood. Whether Boris Yeltsin's successful putsch will extend his reign remains to be seen.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Socialism Takes Two Steps Back

    The French socialist saga makes awkward reading for left-wingers. It has a wistful air of déjà vu.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Looking for a ‘Historic Compromise’

    Four drunken Polish youths, four distant, misty figures, acrobatically avoid a fall, then vanish mysteriously into the fog.

    Daniel Singer

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  • January 2, 1998

    Bitter Hope in a Cold Climate

    Friday, February 15. It's getting dark. My wife, Jeanne, and I land at Okiecie, the Warsaw airport. The temperature is 19 degrees below freezing.

    Daniel Singer

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  • January 2, 1998

    Solidarity–The Road to Power

    For the next weeks and months the eyes of the world will be focused on Poland, where events are now unfolding at an unexpectedly dramatic pace.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Poland’s New Men of Property

    On Sunday, October 27--the future as I write this--the Poles will elect their two houses of Parliament, for the first time in an entirely free vote.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    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 official and prominen

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    The Lessons of Defeat

    The hour has not yet struck for an offensive by the left in Western Europe.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    The Perils of Perestroika

    Is Mikhail Gorbachev, for all his vast presidential powers and commanding leadership of the Communist Party, merely to be a transitional ruler of the Soviet Union? If so, a transition to what?

    Daniel Singer