HUNGARY: The Classless Society

The Hungarian census taken in late 1945 was unsatisfactory. It did not give enough information to serve the Communists as a record of the population's political reliability. On the basis of a new census completed Jan. 20, a card index for exclusive government use is now being set up in Communist Boss Rakosi's Central Registry offices.

The index files contain cards of three different colors: red, white and green. Red is reserved for those who are absolutely reliable, i.e., active Communists. White tabs the tolerated elements: the great majority of workers and...

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