GERMANY: The Socialist Mind

Like their British comrades, Germany's Socialists are opposed to Western European union—unless, of course, such a union could be dominated by the Socialists (see INTERNATIONAL). In Bonn last week, German Socialist Leader Kurt Schumacher gave the reasons for his party's stand. He also furnished his audience with an interesting insight into the workings of the Socialist mind.

Up before the Bundestag was a three-month-old invitation to Western Germany to join the Council of Europe. Still weak from a bout with the grippe, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer made his points a little wearily, like a grandfather repeating a self-evident lesson. Said he:...

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