GREAT BRITAIN: Shares for All?

Ever since he became leader of the Labor Party 19 months ago moderate Hugh Gaitskell has been trying to reassure the British public that his party is no longer wildly socialistic—and hoping that the party's left wing would not overhear him and prove him wrong. The leftist followers of Aneurin Bevan suspect Gaitskell of trying to make Labor "not a Socialist Party at all but a mere ginger group for making capitalism work more efficiently and humanely." Last week, after much labor, the party brought forth a manifesto on the subject, which...

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