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Poland’s leader, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, spelled out conditions for re-legalization of Solidarity, the outlawed independent trade union, but he warned that force would be used against political unrest. He took particular exception to campus boycotts of obligatory military studies classes and unrest in defense plants. The official PAP news agency quoted him as saying that trade-union pluralism, a code word for Solidarity’s legal existence, cannot come about unless the economy achieves “a basic equilibrium so that inter-union rivalry does not disrupt the reform program; an outlet must be created for political aspirations in a second chamber of Parliament. . . .”


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