AbstractI find myself in essential agreement with both editorial statements on Czechoslovakia in the October MR. That the Soviet intervention in Czechoslovakia was a tragedy for the entire socialist movement, and that Soviet attempts to justify their invasion were pathetic to say the least, is evident. Yet there still is some legitimate disagreement about whether the course of events in Czechoslovakia was leading toward a gradual restoration of capitalism, or whether it was leading to a new and freer form of socialism.
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