UNITED NATIONS: Fair Shares for All

Week in & week out, the Soviet press pictures the U.S. economic system as being in a bad way: U.S. unemployment runs as high as 20 million, the Russian papers say, and in the big cities beggars grovel in the streets. Last week in the U.N. budget committee, Russia proposed that the U.S. share of the U.N. expenses be raised from 37% to 50% ($23,284,150), on the ground that the U.S. economy is able to carry the extra load better than any other country's. Russia's share: 10%.


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