Australian Left Review

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Preaching Water, Drinking Wine


Pierre Vicary


Werner Goldstein is a senior editor on the foreign desk of Neues Deutschland, the official Socialist Unity Party (SED) newspaper, and is a member of the reform wing of the SED. He has worked on Neues Deutschland for some forty years, since his return to the country from Britain after World War Two. He is angry and disillusioned, but still believes socialism worth striving for.