Foreign News: Unofficial Strikes

Unofficial strikes in certain war factories recently have done more than German bombs to hold up production.

So last week reported the London Daily Express, owned by Aircraft Minister Baron Beaverbrook. Next day the British censor passed a dispatch in which Chicago Daily News's Helen Kirkpatrick noted: "It is significant that districts where unofficial strikes (that is to say, strikes not organized by the trade unions) have cropped up happen to be districts where the Communist Party is most active. Communist agents have been found circulating in factories and among dock workers trying to stir up trouble."

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