Six and a half years after the collapse of communist systems across Eastern Europe, the first of May remains a public holiday. In most countries, however, celebrations of Labor Day are lackluster at best, particularly compared with the grandiose festivities of the communist era. The political power of most former communist leaders in Central and […]

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