Production for Victory

Fuller, Helen
March 1942
New Republic;3/2/42, Vol. 106 Issue 9, p300
Focuses on the current economic and social developments in the U.S. Number of auto workers who have been thrown out of jobs; Fueling of coke furnaces with precious coal tar vitally needed to make smokeless powder and other explosives; Report that the tin order which has now been issued by the Office of Price Administration brings the virtual monopoly of glass patents; Shortage of fuel-oil and gasoline; Information on the increase in the production of industrial alcohol.


Related Articles

  • Political actions have the power. Greenberg, Dean // Inside Tucson Business;8/16/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p8 

    Discusses ways by which people in power could help solve the energy crises in the United States. Observation that the price of oil is the single most significant barrier to economic health both of the U.S. and the world; Criticism of the gasoline price caps proposed by elected officials; View...

  • Decreasing the fuel tax to reduce gas prices. Grasson, Thomas // Gases & Welding Distributor;May/Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p3 

    Discusses U.S. Energy Secretary Sam Bodman's announcement that high energy prices are affecting family budgets and the business profits. Bodman's call for the U.S. Congress to pass comprehensive energy legislation aimed at boosting domestic oil, gasoline, natural gas and other energy supplies;...

  • More hikes ahead for gas prices. Scherer, Ron; Axtman, Kris // Christian Science Monitor;4/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 102, p1 

    Discusses the outlook for rising gasoline prices in the United States. Discussion of the economic conditions in the U.S.; Outlook for the regulation of crude oil prices by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

  • Have surging gas prices lost their stinging power? Barkey, Patrick // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/18/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p28 

    Comments on the increasing gasoline prices in the United States. Impact of increasing gas prices on the sale of automobiles; Impact to the economy of rising prices; Comparison of prices between medical care, education, housing, food and gas prices.

  • ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL DATA.  // Caribbean Business;9/28/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 38, p15 

    The article reports on the economic and financial information in Puerto Rico and in the U.S. In Puerto Rico, during the last week of August 2006 the average price of gasoline at retail edged slightly downward by 1.4 percent. The U.S. Federal Reserve maintained the target federal fund rate at...

  • FX Update. Woolfolk, Michael // Global Finance;Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5 

    The article forecasts the exchange rate for the United States dollar for 2006. Apparently, the rising global demand for energy has stimulated oil and gas prices and provided an increase for the dollar. While reinvestment of petrodollars into the United States bond market has kept United States...

  • Oil prices are falling further. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;8/28/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 34, p12 

    The article discusses the impact of high oil prices on the economy in the U.S. A poll revealed that less than 4% blamed the oil companies for high oil prices while 3% blamed the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Meanwhile, the demand for exports increase by 4% which is the biggest...

  • Pushing Prices Down. Schneider, William // National Journal;9/23/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 38, p102 

    The article focuses on the economic and political implications of the declining prices of gasoline in the U.S. The decrease is an advantage for Republicans because it could reduce voter anxiety. Rising fuel inventories, slowing demand and the end of the summer driving season are some factors...

  • Consumer Confidence vs. Consumer Hysteria. Dolliver, Mark // Adweek;10/3/2005, Vol. 46 Issue 38, p26 

    This article presents information on the impact of Hurricane Katrina and rising gasoline prices on the U.S. economy. The U.S. Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index showed the steepest one-month plunge since 1990. In a mid-September 2005 Ipsos Public Affairs poll, 58 percent of respondents...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics