Many different breeds of underdog

  • 1998-09-17
  • By Philip Birzulis
In the final installment of Election Watch, Philip Birzulis looks at some more of the parties least likely to succeed.Since Latvia's political development was frozen for 50 years, it missed out on a lot of ideas that have come and gone elsewhere. Now it's catch-up time and every conceivable concept is getting an airing.The one party which really offers fresh ideas is the Social Democratic Women's Organization (see story on page 10).It is obvious that the number of political parties in Latvia is ridiculously large. One hopes the voters elect just a few.State and individualThe People's Union ...
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