Britain: Applicants, Not Suppliants

Inside a cavernous recreation center at the seaside resort of Brighton, not far from the seedy boardwalk game booths, members of Britain's battered Labor Party last week unofficially launched their campaign for the country's next elections. No date for the balloting has even been set. Prime Minister Harold Wilson can call an election at any time within the next 18 months, and might do so as early as next spring. Nonetheless, Labor, at what could well be its last annual conference before the voting, was off and running. And despite the party's...

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