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The Velvet Prison, by Miklos Haraszti

- Abstract

The Velvet Prison appears at a particularly opportune moment. The author, a prominent Hungarian opposition intellectual, argues that in Communist countries the relaxation of state control over cultural
affairs has not–indeed, cannot–enhance the freedom

About the Author

Arch Puddington is director of research at Freedom House and the author, most recently, of Lane Kirkland: Champion of American Labor.