Foreign News: Reds, Labor and War

One of democratic Great Britain's handicaps in war with totalitarian Germany is Britain's traditional democratic tolerance. She tolerates pacifists, conscientious objectors, Communists; also those liberal-minded gentlemen who see the war, not primarily as a desperate crisis demanding united will-to-win, but rather as an opportunity for social reform. Last week a group of liberals who put the war before social reform struck back at their Communist critics.

Last December hulking, grizzled Sir Walter Citrine, general secretary of the British Trades Union Congress (6,000,000 workers), and six members of his General Council flew to Paris on an Imperial Airliner, dined & wined with French...

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