GREAT BRITAIN: Leftward the Course

Symptoms of Britain's shift to the left, as registered in last week's conferences of the Labor and Communist Parties:

> The Labor Party's young rank & file nearly broke the Party's wartime political truce with the Conservatives. For the truce: 1,275,000. Against: 1,209,000.

> The Labor Party voted unanimously for a post-war planned economy with nationalization of Britain's basic industries and services, including natural resources, transport and farm land. Keynoter for this resolution was keen, slender Economist Harold Laski. Said he: "We seek to end a system in which the many are the slaves of the few. We seek to end...

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