November 7, 2009

Pipe Dream Come True

Central Europe 20 years later, if glimpsed from 1989, would have seemed a glorious pipe-dream.”   — from: Walls in the Mind. Cover story/The Economist./Nov 5th 2009.

Do you read this from west to east, indicating an economic charge flowing into the old “Eastern Bloc?”

And where (if a cigar in not always a cigar) does the stodgy Economist get off capturing the “fall-of-the-wall” anniversary this way?

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