Foreign News: Moderation Is Sweet

The British Communist Party went out of its way last week to show how British it is. At its first annual convention since the Comintern was dissolved, the Party:

>Published a detailed balance sheet to convince skeptics that no gold comes to it from Moscow;

>Changed the Central Committee's title to National Executive Committee;

>Reiterated full support to Winston Churchill and the war effort. >Defined its final goal as a "Socialist Britain."

Party Leader Harry Pollitt made the big speech, and more significant than what he said was the non-Communist reaction to it. Wrote...

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