II. Economic Strategy in a Democracy

Lerner, Max
June 1942
New Republic;6/22/42, Vol. 106 Issue 25, p856
Focuses on the economic strategies of the U.S. government during the World War II. Discussion about regulation, control and planning as apart of economic strategies; Effect of the war economy on agriculture and the farming community; Dependence of economic strategy on fiscal and planning strategies; Analysis of anti-trust laws and policies of Thurman Arnold, Assistant Attorney General in the Anti-Trust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; Problems associated with the anti-trust campaign after the U.S. moved into a war economy; Necessity to deal with the structure of industrial obstruction formed by the combination of corporate interests, Congressmen and press mercenaries during the post-war period.


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