Foreign News: Opposition

While Premier Mussolini was winning votes in the Chamber of Deputies, to give him temporary power summarily to eject his enemies from government employment, the secessionist Deputies (Socialists who began a boycott of the Chamber of Deputies following the murder, last year, of Socialist Deputy Giacomo Matteotti) were discussing their future policy on the Aventine hill to the south*.

The secessionists' position in the Chamber was in any case unsatisfactory ; for, according to the last election, they shared only one third of the seats with the other opposition parties. Their withdrawal, from...

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