The Margin of Waste

Lerner, Max
January 1942
New Republic;1/26/42, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p109
Focuses on the margin of waste which the giant potential of war productive power gives the U.S. View that the businessmen have not broken down the barriers of their class interests and habits which have stood in the way of planned war economy; Claim that the U.S. Congress refused to enact either an adequate excess-profits tax or an adequate price-fixing program; Claim that every defeat, every instance of profiteering and inflation and injustice will be capitalized on by the fascist groups.


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