ITALY: One Party, One Ticket

The Fascist Grand Council, Prime Minister Benito Mussolini in the chair, met last week to listen patiently to the great words of their frowning leader.

Signor Mussolini rapped the table for silence and, rising, unfolded to the assembled Fascists a plan for abolishing universal suffrage. In brief this is what he commanded: 1) Only members of the 13 Fascist corporations, which include all Fascist producers and workers, shall be eligible to vote, because they are active contributors to the advancement of the nation.

2) Only one ticket will be presented to the voters and the whole country shall be considered as one...

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