Addressing the British Trades Union Congress at Brighton, Prime Minister Clement Attlee last week succinctly outlined certain peculiarities of Communist thinking in a way that helped explain why Russia has failed to divide Britain and the U.S. Said Mr. Attlee:

". . . 'Democracy' is becoming a much-abused word. It is often used by those who have never understood or practiced democratic principles to mean the achievement of power, by hook or by crook, by the Communist Party, while freedom means the denial of liberty to all those who refuse to accept the Communist philosophy. . . .

"If in any...

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