Poland: Turning Back the Clock

"Normalization "seems to mean a return to the practices of 1960

Poland's military bosses call Poznan their model city. While the workers of Gdansk, Warsaw and Katowice resisted, rioting and striking, after martial law was declared on Dec. 13, not a ripple of unrest was reported in the industrial center 175 miles west of the capital. Indeed, Zdzislaw Rozwalak, the leader of the local Solidarity chapter, had promptly furnished the state radio with a statement of support for martial law and condemned the union's behavior. Thus the regime of Wojciech Jaruzelski last week...

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