Little Business on the Skids

Mager, Harold
February 1943
New Republic;2/8/43, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p172
Focuses on an economic revolution, which might take place in the United States. Rise in problems of small businesses caused from the war; Existence of war industries and essential civilian industries in the U.S.; Responsibility on small businesses for the wide diffusion of economic power; Definition of small businesses by the Department of Commerce; Decline in small businesses following the war; Suggestion for a War Liabilities Adjustment Board to provide for the needs of the small business; Establishment of Smaller War Plants Corp. by the Congress to assist smaller plants in the war production program; Approval of the policy of concentrating the production of civilian goods.


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