ITALY: War by Profits

When War becomes a nation's No. 1 business, any Government would like to abolish the profit system and take over the whole country. Next to Soviet Russia, Fascist nations are best equipped to do so. Last week Dictator Benito Mussolini broadly hinted that when "the eventual war" comes, Italy will do what Fascist theorists have long predicted. He posed the old issue: "Must the eventual war be financed by either loans or taxes?" and dodged a specific answer by declaring: "It is resolved, but I do not wish to say how."

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