SOCIALISTS: Broken Brotherhood

In Father Marx's house are many mansions. Last week at Britain's Clacton-on-Sea 42 Socialists from 19 countries divided into at least five groups on the questions of how much and how soon they should disagree with their fellow Marxists, the Communists.

On only one point were the delegates nearly unanimous. Careful reporters noted that 41 of them tripped over the coconut mat as they entered Clacton's garish, modernistic Oulton Hall. The 42nd, stepping carefully, was Britain's Socialist Chancellor of the Exchequer, Hugh Dalton, who presided over the first of the secret sessions.

The meeting's lavish host was the British Labor Party,...

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