by Jakub Karpinski POST-COMMUNISM IS NOT COMMUNISM, just as post-modernism is not modernism. Modernism has left remnants: ugly, standardized concrete buildings. Communism has left remnants too: nationalized, useless industries that employ millions; large, ineffective state administrations; and helpless people who habitually look to the state for protection. Communism’s remnants are often powerful absences, such as […]

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