SOCIALISTS: Cracks in the Marxist Structure

Almost all political experts expected Socialism to dominate European politics after World War II. Socialism did have its fling in Britain and its hour as part of coalition regimes in France, but in recent years Western Europe's trend has been increasingly conservative. Bitter over being out of power, the Socialist parties, too doctrinally dogmatic to fit in with the current prosperity, too inclined toward neutralism to fit in with the realities of the cold war, are now being rent by dispute. Since their economic doctrines no longer appeal, left-wingers among them have been agitating for a softer cold-war policy to...

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