The Threat to Democracy

February 1944
New Republic;2/14/44, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p199
Focuses on the report released by Corwin D. Edwards, of the United States Anti-Trust Division of the Department of Justice, on the problem of international monopolies called cartels. Background of the anti-trust laws and the efforts to enforce it some years back; Discussion on cartels which doom any notions of genuinely free enterprise that, may still be lingering in the minds of the U.S. public; Opinion that cartels negate everything, which business enterprise supposedly stands for; Implications of cartels not only in economic terms but also for political purposes of fascism.


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