SWITZERLAND: Pepperpots on Plainpalais

Last week Geneva, "City of Peace," looked like home to Chile's delegation at the League of Nations. An editor was in jail, placards were up on the street corners warning crowds not to congregate, machine gun squads patroled the streets, an angry city attended the funeral of eleven citizens shot dead (43 were wounded) in the worst riot Switzerland has seen in nearly a generation.

The Government of the Swiss Confederation is probably the nearest practical approach to democratic Socialism in the world. Railroads, posts, telegraphs, belong...

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