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  • January 2, 1998

    A Prophecy, a Protest, a Priest

    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.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Fiddling While Rome Smolders

    Is Italy on the eve of a major political crisis? Is a change of regime, or perhaps even the birth of a new republic, imminent?

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Rouge et Noir

    Were there half a million or a million people marching in the Parisian drizzle on January 16? No one can say.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Europe Notebook

    For the Western press the Chernobyl disaster was splendid copy, both sensational and anti-Soviet.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    P.C.I.–What’s in a New Name?

    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.

    Daniel Singer

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  • January 2, 1998

    The Stink of Money

    Los Angeles is not the only place perturbing the sermons of the preachers of history's end and capitalism's eternal youth.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Imagination Has Not Yet Taken Power

    "What has happened to your 'socialist' France? Is it going the way of all social-democratic flesh?"

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    All Power to the Soviets

    Four days that fascinated the Soviet people.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    The Emperors Are Naked

    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.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Hate in a Warm Climate

    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.

    Daniel Singer