EUROPE: The Old House

Europe, like the shell of a once great house, now burned out, bullet-riddled, sacked and gutted, groaned and listed as it settled on the debris of its foundations. In practically every country of western Europe last week changes of government were in process or in prospect. In all, so far, the changes were proceeding, if not peacefully, at least nonviolently. But even in the course of the most gradual transitions could be heard the grinding undertones of social change.

Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands had just completed, or were about to complete, new...

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