COMMUNISTS: The Road to Serfdom

In Moscow last week Western diplomats and newsmen were treated to a sight seldom seen in the 40 years since the Bolsheviks stopped making revolutions and started making the rules. The sight: Russian mob demonstrations.

As was only fitting in a nation that prides itself on scientific social organization, the rampage was carefully controlled. Early in the week the Soviet press published meticulous accounts of the damage —mainly broken windows—inflicted on the Soviet embassy in Bonn by German students protesting the execution of Hungarian Revolutionaries Imre Nagy and Pal Maleter. Next day...

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