Recently, The Economist took out a full-page advertisement in the Financial Times of London boasting that it had predicted the coal miners'
strike six years ago.
Is Italy on the eve of a major political crisis? Is a change
of regime, or perhaps even the birth of a new republic,
Were there half a million or a million people marching in the Parisian drizzle on January 16? No one can say.
For the Western press the Chernobyl disaster was splendid copy, both sensational and anti-Soviet.
I thought I was going to the opulent city of Bologna, with its ancient red-brick palaces, for the funeral of the Italian Communist Party.
Los Angeles is not the only place perturbing the sermons of the preachers of history's end and capitalism's eternal youth.
"What has happened to your 'socialist' France?
Is it going the way of all social-democratic
Four days that fascinated the Soviet people.
The plans painstakingly prepared by the master builders of Maastricht now lie torn to ribbons. The once mighty mark is showing signs of wear under the strain of German reunification.
He came, he threatened, but he didn't conquer. The French Riviera will not be the first important region in Europe to be ruled by neofascists.