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Souls at the polls

As the people of Poland prepare to elect a president, the Catholic church wants to influence how they cast their votes. Daniel Passent, of the Polish weekly Polityka, asks whether the new democracy is becoming a theocracy
Daniel Passent  

The Yugoslav tragedy

As the war in the former Yugoslavia moves towards a denouement, Aleksa Djilas, son of the late dissident Milovan Djilas, disputes the view that it is a peculiarly Balkan horror. Instead, he argues, it is part of the unstoppable process…
Aleksa Djilas