The post-war world has collapsed and, with it, the ideological trenches between East and West. US State Department official Francis Fukuyama, in an influential article, has even suggested that it marks the "end of history", with liberal capitalism outlasting its rivals from Left and far Right. Is the socialist tradition beyond recovery? Or is it the whole political firmament which is in flux? P.P. McGuinness and Brian Aarons debate.
Recommended CitationMcGuinness, Padraic P., The Death of Communism: The Grand March Routed, Australian Left Review, 1(114), 1990, 15-18.