GERMANY: Job Control

The Hitler government last week made its first move not aimed at destroying opposition but at solidifying its own position. Into motion went Chancellor Hitlers long-heralded unemployment plan, which will be financed by a thumping government credit of 1,500,000,000 marks ($415,500,000).

The first part of the "Law for the Diminution of Unemployment" sounded like most of the unemployment relief plans that every German Chancellor from Luther to von Papen attempted: a program of public and private works to cost 1,000,000,000 marks for which the government will issue Treasury notes, under the...

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