13 December 1993 In the early eighties, in those interminable queues in Warsaw (like in Belgrade today), the people often repeated a joke about a session of the Politburo of the Polish Communist Party. The General Secretary was looking through the window one day at a mass of demonstrators. He asked those present angrily: * […]

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