GREAT BRITAIN: 27 Men on a Bicycle

Health Minister Aneurin Bevan and his closest political friends believe that Socialism is like a bicycle;—if it stops, it topples. Therefore they have long advocated a fast, nonstop nationalization of British industries. Last week it was apparent that the Bevan group had given some ground to the go-slow faction headed by Herbert Morrison. Labor issued the first draft of the platform on which it hopes to be re-elected next year, and the gist was that the Socialist bicycle would move forward at a greatly reduced rate of speed.

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