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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions

CENTRAL EUROPE: The Dream of ‘Reform Socialism’

The Berlin Socialist daily Neues Deutschland sponsored a revealing round-table discussion this summer of a possible ‘third road’ between capitalism and orthodox communism as part of its ‘ND Live’ lecture series. In the following excerpts, several keg people who were associated with reformist tendencies within ruling communist parties before the collapse of communism give differing views of both reform communism’s role in the past and its prospects for inspiring political trends in the present and future