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  • January 2, 1998

  • January 2, 1998

    Mitterrand: Middle of the Journey

    On March 21, French President François Mitterrand arrives in the United States for a three-day state visit. When he was elected President in May 1981, he was the subject of great hope.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Achille’s Gamble

    When Achille Occhetto, the new General Secretary, closed the debate at the Eighteenth Congress of the Italian Communist Party (P.C.I.) in Rome on March 21, the delegates gave him a ten-minute sta

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    The Treason of the New Intellectuals

    The jingoist euphoria that followed a successful one-sided war may not last as long as the Republicans now assume.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Stalin’s Grandchildren

    "At the burial of communism too many people want to jump from the coffin into the funeral procession." The Polish author of these lines tried to convey the idea that the former practitioners now

    Daniel Singer

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  • January 2, 1998

    Ex-Communists and Rough Beasts

    Capitalist euphoria proved short-lived in Europe. Five years ago we witnessed the collapse of the post-Stalinist empire, which folded with unexpected ease.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Solidarity–Lest We Forget

    Those on the left who cherished the illusion that Poland would somehow vanish from the news and that Solidarity would disappear from our political consciousness have been disappointed.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Poland–Ashes and Diamonds

    Prices were raised sharply in Poland on January 30, by an estimated 40 percent, and hell did not break loose.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Poland Chooses–What’s at Stake

    There seem to be a large measure of agreement between Walesa and Mazowiecki over fundamental economic policy.

    Daniel Singer and Lawrence Goodwyn

  • January 2, 1998

    Our Man in Moscow

    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.

    Daniel Singer

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