Magazine 005 – January 1988

Poll Tax, Scepticism about Gorbachev’s Reforms, at a time when no one at all was expecting the sudden collapse that happened from November 1989 to August 1991.
Also the Soviets Since Stalin, Child Benefit, British Spies (‘Spycatcher’), and a review of the French films Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources.

Also available as a PDF, LA005 January 1988

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