Poland: Solidarity One Year Later

Striking a balance between attack and accommodation

Spirits quickened in Poland once again last week as the country was swept anew by the euphoria and the unease that have characterized so much of the past year. The independent labor federation Solidarity celebrated the first anniversary of its recognition by the Polish government and proceeded to hold its first national congress. The Central Committee of the Polish Communist Party met to denounce Solidarity and some of its latest efforts for reform. And lest the aggressive unionists forget the facts of Polish geography, the Soviet Union staged military maneuvers off Poland's northeastern...

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