FRANCE: Bluebeard & the Bourgeoisie

"Bourgeois of the world, unite!" This seemed destined to be the newest battle cry of the Communist Party, whose self-imposed historic mission is the destruction of the bourgeoisie. The "Peace Front" recently launched in Italy (see below) aims to entice not only the proletariat, but white-collar workers," small businessmen and anyone else gullible enough to fall for Communism's pseudo-democratic propaganda. In Paris, France's No. 2 Communist Jacques Duclos last week wooed the matronly middle class like a Red Bluebeard.

In the Salle Wagram, a marble and plush dance hall which also serves as a boxing arena, some 3,000 small shopkeepers, bakers,...

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