GERMANY: New Socialism?

Karl Marx, philosophical father of Socialism but an embarrassing parent to have around since the Russian branch of the family began acting up, was formally read out of the Socialist family.

In a big meeting hall at Frankfurt's fair grounds last week gathered delegates from 22 Socialist parties in 21 nations (including Socialist Britain) and representatives of Socialist groups exiled from Spain, Argentina and Communist countries (including Yugoslavia). It was the eighth international meeting of Socialist parties* since World War II. At one point, four young Germans in blue shirts advanced to the platform bearing a huge scarlet banner on...

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