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Workers of the world compete

Like generals fighting the last war, central bankers and politicians have seen inflation as the enemy of prosperity. In fact, we are suffering from a lack of demand caused by profits outstripping wages in a world of excess labour
Gerald Holtham  

Unbearable slowness

Communism in eastern Europe created a unique literary-philosophical tradition. Lesley Chamberlain surveys this tradition both before and after the collapse of communism. She prefers Ivan Klima to Milan Kundera, but likes Christa Wolf best of all
Lesley Chamberlain