GREAT BRITAIN: Left v. Right

The biggest political battle of the war moved toward a climax in Britain. On one side was the Left, which wants more democracy in the Empire and a more dynamic offensive against the Axis. On the other side was the Right, which believes in a more controlled democracy and in defensive warfare until 1943 or 1944.

The Press. In the House of Commons, following Home Secretary Herbert Morrison's threat last fortnight to suppress the Daily Mirror, the two sides clashed in a full-dress debate over freedom of the press. Despite the recent Cabinet...

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