Foreign News: Official Philosopher?

Without waiting for Prime Minister Attlee to return from Potsdam, Professor Harold J. Laski, Labor Party chairman, rushed into an arresting description of the Labor Government's aims. First the Bank of England will be nationalized (see BUSINESS). Then the Labor Government will tackle coal, power, steel and transport. Said Laski: "You can't plan economically without control of the central bank. A government which is not responsible for the operation of credit is not master in his own house."

He added: "England was conquered twice in its history, once by William the Norman in 1066, and again by Montagu the Norman in 1931."...

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