Playing Politics with Jobs

September 1944
New Republic;9/4/44, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p278
Presents information on political events of the U.S. and news briefs. Intention of the politician Harry S. Truman to run for the post of Vice President; Comments on the complete absence of understanding of the need of supporting full employment and mass purchasing power; Comment that the George Bill introduced in the U.S. Congress eliminated two or three million federal employees from the insufficient safeguards and left them outside the demobilization unemployment benefits; Notice by the Congress to war workers that there is going to be an employment slump after the war; Views of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the proposed bill; Impression of U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles on the Bill; Criticism of the Political Action Committee by an official of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; Speculation of a meeting between Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; Assertion that implementation of Bretton Woods monetary proposals is essential for agreement at the Dumbarton Oaks Security Conference.


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