Foreign News: Mo Union Now

For the Continent's ambitious Communist parties it was a week of rebuffs:

In Berlin (in the U.S., British and French sectors), Social Democrats voted 3-to-1 against fusion with the Communists. (To soothe any ruffled feelings, Social Democrats then voted 3-to-1 for "cooperation" with the Communists.) In the Russian sector, no poll was permitted.

In Greece, despite the Communist-led (| EAM's bitter boycott of the nation's first elections in ten years, some 70% of the electorate voted. Under the eyes of British troops and Allied observers, they gave the Populist (Royalist) Party an edge over the Republican (center) coalition. Spokesmen for the EAM. which...

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