"Who Rules the World?"
Opens, most auspiciously, the political New Year 1928. Not since the World War has a twelvemonth commenced with all nations so substantially at peace, with all major governments so markedly stable. While this unusual global calm prevails, it becomes possible and prudent to scan certain key nations and their great men, asking and answering a crisp, significant question: "Who rules the World?"
British Empire. The strong trend of the Dominions is toward increasingly autonomous minor-nationhood, but the Empire...