INTERNATIONAL: Champions of Democracy

In Europe last week. Democracy had not lost her voice. Three times, in as many countries, men gathered to do her homage and to apply their heels to dictators.

In the Luxembourg Palace in Paris, normally the home of the French Senate, delegates to the 33rd Conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Union met. Filing into the hall came delegates from 23 countries,* ten less, as a result of the replacement of parliamentary governments by dictatorships and corporative states, than were represented at the last Paris meeting in 1927.

Little noticed by the world, the...

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