Foreign News: Muttering Left

Arthur Greenwood, Labor Party leader in Britain's House of Commons, ambled alone into the House bar, washed down the bitter taste of a bitter defeat with two double Scotches in two minutes. He stood silent and lonely for another five minutes, then ambled away. On his mind was a pink, popeyed Labor rebel named Aneurin ("Nye") Bevan.

Socialist Greenwood had just lost a fight to expel Nye Bevan from the Party for a revolt against the topside line. He had even threatened to resign if Bevan were upheld. But on the showdown Greenwood...

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