National Affairs: Pay Up, Fight On

With National politics finished, organized Labor and organized Steel last week publicly resumed their titanic battle for control of the nation's half-million steelworkers (TIME, June 15 et seq.).

In Pittsburgh, Philip Murray, pious and progressive captain of the Committee for Industrial Organization's drive to unite U. S. steelworkers in one big industrial union, announced that new recruits to date totaled 82,315, cried that the re-election of Roosevelt was a signal to "go forward."

Steelmasters returned a potent answer. With U. S. Steel in the van as usual, the industry popped with announcements of an...

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