Developing Our Rural Colonies

Faux, Geoffrey
May 1972
New Republic;5/20/72, Vol. 166 Issue 21, p13
Presents an overview of policies of U.S. President and Secretary of Agriculture on rural development. Assessment of the Rural Development Act of 1972, planned by Senator Hubert Humphrey; Vision of Humphrey about development bank with 10 regional branches; Appraisal of the underlying assumption of rural development programs; Opinion of business corporations on shifting base to backward and rural areas; Suggestion about the priority for local ownership and limited subsides for enterprises; Advice regarding the relocation of plants and improvement of local management.


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