GREAT BRITAIN: Labor Faces the Future

Britain's Labor Party met in annual convention this week. Behind it lay a record of namby-pamby compromises and do-nothing policies. Ahead was a challenge for postwar leadership from the newly glamorized Conservative party of Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden. No call for a jousting match was Labor's first vote: 2,000,243-to-274,000 against breaking the electoral truce — thereby pledging Labor to support Conservative by-election candidates in all districts won by Conservatives in the last (1935) general election.

This challenge refused, the party turned to another of the most important items on its agenda:...

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