GREAT BRITAIN: Idea: Socialism

In the staid old London Times last week appeared the clearest exposition to date of an old program which, since the war, has appealed to more & more Britons as a new idea. The idea: State control of industry and trade unions, the abolition of all party politics.

Begetter of the idea was white-thatched, pink-cheeked Sir William Beveridge, Master of Oxford's University College. Schooled in the Civil Service, he was a food and munitions expert in the last war, headed the London School of Economics for 18 years. His World War II jobs...

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