FRANCE: The Dissenters

France has its own Titoists. They are a group of "nationalist" Communists who, like Tito, are for Marxism but against the way Stalin & Co. boss the show in Marxism's name. The group, calling itself Mouvement Communiste Français, was founded a month ago in the northern coal fields by one Charles Lemoine, a stocky ex-coal miner. At a rally of 400 miners, he cried: "The Communist Party, yesterday our hope, has been unconditionally handed over to Moscow . . . For this party, the interests of the French people are subordinated to the interests of the Soviet Union ....

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