About Daniel Singer
Daniel Singer was The Nation
's Paris-based Europe correspondent for over 20 years. He was born on September 26, 1926, in Warsaw and died on December 2, 2000, in Paris. He was a contributor to a number of periodicals, including: Monthly Review
, The Economist, The New Statesman
and the Tribune
. He also appeared as a commentator on NPR, "Monitor Radio" and the BBC, as well as Canadian and Australian broadcasting. His books include, Prelude to Revolution: France in May 1968
(Hill & Wang, 1970); The Road to Gdansk
(Monthly Review Press, 1981 [freely available online
]); Is Socialism Doomed?: The Meaning of Mitterrand
(Oxford, 1988) and Whose Millennium? Theirs or Ours?
(Monthly Review Press, 1999). The Daniel Singer Millennium Prize Foundation
was founded in 2000 to honor original essays that help further socialist ideas in the tradition of Daniel Singer.