Foreign News: Labor Confers

In London's Central Hall, Westminster, the organ played solemn music as the Labor delegates mustered for the Party's annual conference. Behind the platform hung an impressive banner proclaiming "A People's Peace." Crowds of young delegates, many of them in uniform, were eager to define policy and state where Labor stood. A general election, Britain's first in nine years, was in the offing. Labor thought it had a real chance to win.

In five days of vigorous debates the conference: 1) committed itself to a sweeping program to socialize land, banking, transportation, building, fuel, power; 2) demanded Dominion status for India, with immediate...

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