National Affairs: At Toronto

Teetering on a dilemma was British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald last week. He had been persuaded to address the American Federation of Labor's convention at Toronto. Militant crusader for his Labor party, he faced the militantly non-partisan A. F. of L. Nimbly he kept his verbal balance. Said he: "In Great Britain I am a party man, unashamed of it, glorying in it, but here today . . . I represent the whole nation." Abstractly he mentioned his Labor party's "revolution of the ballot box," then hurried on to footing less precarious....

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