Human Eruption in Poland

September 1980
National Review;9/5/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p1060
The article reports on the strike of workers for rights that used to be called self-evident in Poland in 1980. The rights include freedom to organize and negotiate, freedom of the press and of religion, and the release of political prisoners. The workers are offering a fundamental challenge to the Communist government of Poland. Meanwhile, the administration of U.S. President Jimmy Carter has responded minimally to the strike. The administration is regarding the issue as an internal affair.


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