Nothing in our past thinking, or in anyone else’s, prepared us for the remarkable turn of events in the Soviet Union. So much the worse for theory, so much the better for life!
The word “historic” has been reduced to shreds in discussion of the latest moves by the Gorbachev leadership, but it is exactly the right word. Historic! The decision by the Communist party’s Central Committee to scrap Article 6 of the Soviet Constitution (the article guaranteeing the par...
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