1956 - Hungary

Articles on the workers' uprising in Hungary, 1956.

50 years since the Hungarian workers' uprising

The 1956 uprising in Hungary, like the strikes which occurred in Poland in the same year and more recently in 1970 and 1976, were not the expressions of the will of the ‘people’ of Eastern Europe to reform ‘Commu­nism’ or reform the ‘deformed workers’ states’. They were the direct result, of the insoluble contradictions of capitalism in Eastern Europe and the whole world.
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