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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

    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

  • January 2, 1998

    Capitalism From Above

    Boris Yeltsin celebrated the first anniversary of his reign in the mood of a satisfied yet rather puzzled survivor ("we jumped into the river not knowing how to swim...but we didn't drown").

    Daniel Singer

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  • 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

    Supping With the French Devil

    Cartoonists can beat journalists at their own game of first oversimplifying and then exaggerating.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998


  • January 2, 1998

    Le Pen’s Pals–Blood and Soil

    There are two unmistakable signs that France is entering a pre-electoral period: The government is once again tinkering with the electoral law and the politicians, particularly the leaders of the

    Daniel Singer
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