Uneasy Portugal

Szulc, Tad
December 1976
New Republic;12/11/76, Vol. 175 Issue 24, p19
Offers a look at the economic and political conditions of Portugal. Impact of strikes and expropriations on the economy; Information on the economic crisis in the country; Factors contributing to the budgetary deficit; Details of the austerity program unveiled by Prime Minister Joao Soares; Consequences of Soares' decision to eliminate exaggerated extreme leftist influences from public education; Threat posed by the Communists control in the country; Dependence of Soares' government on foreign aid for economic survival.


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