President Roosevelt's New Deal is not radical enough to suit U. S. radicals. To Communists the NRA appears as just one more capitalist plot to grind down the proletariat. To Socialists it seems like a bungling, inadequate attempt to apply government supervision to capitalism. But it does, they believe, offer workers "an exceptional opportunity to organize as a fighting force, not merely to wrest concessions from their 'partners,' the Government and the bosses, but to capture the former and to destroy the latter as a class." In New York City last...

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