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Hungary Invoking Bukharin s Ghost

December 7, 1985 ting of martial low before holding the elec- tions Was rejected by the government and it was followed by a postponement of the elections; This had to happen because in this case the demand of the opposition was totally unrealistic and unimplementable. Martial law comes in a country not merely because one or the other military leader decides to be a dictator. It comes as a consequence of a very fundamental crisis in the bourgeois system when all possibilities of bourgeois democracy exhausts itself. Therefore, so long as the crisis exists the rule of the military is certain to continue with periodical relaxations which we have seen a number of times in this country.

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