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The Counterfeit Revolution
The Counterfeit Revolution
By Sidney Lens
Beacon Press, 1952, 272 pp

An A. F. of L. official pursues the question why Stalinist Communism should continue to enjoy widespread support among the peoples of Western Europe despite the obvious availability of information about life beyond the Iron Curtain. The answer is seen to be in the absence of satisfying alternatives: Communism may gain "victory by default."