GREAT BRITAIN: Little Specter

A little specter set about haunting Britain last week.* One year after its birth, the Common Wealth Party issued a manifesto: "An age is ending. A whole way of life is breaking down and is reaching its end. If the evidence before your own eyes does not convince you that this is true, no words of ours are likely to persuade you. The future struggles to be born."

Major demands of the Common Wealth Manifesto:

>Public ownership of land, factories, utilities, banks and insurance companies; present owners to get "reasonable" compensation—token payments to big...

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