Nikolai Bukharin and the New Economic Policy
A Middle Way?
By Jonathan J. Bean
The Soviet reformers of the late 1980s saw the market socialism of the New Economic Policy of the 1920s as a model to emulate. But the NEP was laced with internal contradictions, and the failure to grasp this fact contributed to the Soviet collapse.
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