The Nation European correspondent analyzes three closely connected crises: the unexpected difficulties confronted by the capitalist invasion of eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the long-term structural crisis due to mass unemployment in Western Europe due to technological advances, and the bankruptcy of social democracy and the inability of the Left to invent a radical alternative.
capitalism, politics, and left–East and West, Russia — politics, Poland — politics, Europe, eastern — economy, Europe, western — economy, economic conditions, capitalism, social democracy, political analysis
Citation: Social Justice Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2 (1996): 91-100