There seem to be a large measure of agreement between Walesa and Mazowiecki over fundamental economic policy.
Daniel Singer and Lawrence Goodwyn
You don't cross the Rubicon, argued Andre Malraux, in order to sit down on the other side and fish in its waters. Yet this is exactly what Boris Yeltsin did.
This year will be an electoral year in many parts of Europe. In France, François Mitterrand is scheduled to leave the presidency in May.
March 4. Hundreds of thousands of French citizens are marching today to defend "educational freedom"--that is, uncontrolled state subsidies for private Catholic schools.
With Boris Yeltsin triumphantly defying the establishment in Moscow, Lech Walesa guiding the Polish opposition into Parliament and Imre Pozsgay, a member of the Hungarian Politburo, arguing in B
The post-Stalinist regimes of Eastern Europe collapsed in part because of the glaring contrast between theory and practice, promise and fulfillment.
All the ingredients are apparently there, but somehow the mayonnaise does not bind.
"Havel to the castle": In the doubly festive mood just before Christmas the heart of Prague was full of posters bearing that slogan and a picture of Vaclav Havel, the
famous playwright, his shi
The specter haunting Europe today, as it approaches the twenty-first century, is the ghost of nineteenth-century nationalism.