Foreign News: Private Lives

Budapest's Szabad Nep (Free People) buckled down to the job of educating its readers on what it calls the "Private Life of a Communist."

Said Szabad Nep: "A Communist is a Communist not only in the party but in his home life. He must ... be a model husband, wife, father or mother who cares for his children and educates them to become faithful members of the working class." One particularly important duty of the model father or mother: rejection of the "bourgeois slogan" of free love.

While upholding the new puritanism, Szabad Nep also upheld the importance of being pretty. In reply...

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