World War: Stinger's Plan

While France's Paul Reynaud and Britain's Sir John Simon put their heads together to strengthen the external economy of the Allies (see above), one of Britain's leading economists advanced a notable plan to strengthen Britain's internal economy, to help pay for the war while it is being fought, to help smooth the economic bumps which must be felt when it is over. Author was "The Stinger in the Triple Bromide"—Economist John Maynard Keynes, who, as a member of the Economic Advisory Council and secretary of the Royal Economic Society, frequently stimulates the thinking of Britain's financial triumvirate: Chancellor of the Exchequer...

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