Events in Eastern Europe could revitalize leftist scholarship

The failure of the East European (Russian) model is not the failure of the left wing, with the disappearance of the bloodthirsty ghost it is the right wing which looses its arguments. At American universities a new upswing of the left can be expected. The peoples of Eastern Europe long for a welfare social society rather than the model of the existing capitalism.

The original article is in The Chronicle of Higher Education April 1990.