INDUSTRY: Swope Plan

In times of economic stress—particularly if they verge on a national election— the fancy of thoughtful tycoons and ambitious politicians alike gravely turns to philosophizing about the relationship of Government to Big Business. One school of thought leans toward the old individualistic, laissez-faire policy, does not believe that Government and business should even be kissing cousins. The other, paternal, faintly socialistic, feels that the Government and industry should at least take up with one another, if not actually marry. Last week each school had...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!