To some 15,000,000 low-salaried German workers the most active and pleasurable of the Reich's manifold organizations is the recreation-providing, culture-giving Kraft durch Freude (Strength Through Joy) Society. To 3,500,000 Italian workers membership in the Opera Nazionale Dopolavoro (National After-Work Organization) is a similar welcome means of getting cheap theatre and opera seats, cut-price vacations, inexpensive athletic facilities, free instruction in artistic and cultural studies.

Both these organizations are Fascism's spectacular answer to widely-voiced democratic criticisms that under dictatorships the masses do not fare well. Both were launched to replace the highly...

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