RELIEF: Money for Politics

Two months ago Aubrey Williams, Deputy Administrator of WPA, told relief clients to "keep your friends in power." Fortnight ago David Lasser, able, ambitious, long-nosed little president of the Workers Alliance (which claims 1,000,000 unemployed as members, of whom 400,000 pay 10¢-50¢ monthly dues and are mostly WPA workers) called on his followers to raise a $50,000 Workers Alliance campaign fund for the fall elections. Last week this proved too much even for Mr. Williams' easy-going boss, Harry Hopkins.

"I suppose it is legal enough," said he, "but I just don't like the...

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