"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.
Western Europe is looking into an uncertain future. The German election, which was supposed to clear the horizon, has really obstructed the view.
"What has happened to your 'socialist' France?
Is it going the way of all social-democratic
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.
Most French voters, judging by opinion polls, are bored with the current presidential campaign. No wonder.
In order to perpetuate capitalism as the final stage of
history, Washington has less Hegelian means at its
disposal than Francis Fukuyama suggested.
Nothing is over, not even the counting; given the prevailing mood of mutual suspicion there will be plenty of disputes over the final result.
From February 6 through February 10, more than 1,700 delegates to the French Communist Party's twenty-fifth congress met in the roofed-over sports stadium at Saint-Ouen, a suburb of Paris.