Chestnuts, Rubber and Democracy

Flynn, John T.
October 1940
New Republic;10/21/40, Vol. 103 Issue 17, p556
Offers a look on the international struggle for democracy against current warfare and its need to preserve rubber industry. Crusade to save the democracy of England, France and Holland in Java, British Malaya and Indo-China; Suggestion to preserve the democracy of the Indo-Chinese zone at the risk of war with Japan; Effects of current invasion on raw rubber supply to the U.S. from these countries; Threat of the closure of rubber supply from said countries; Suggestions to encourage rubber production in South America; Consequences of trade barriers on rubber production industry of these countries; Refusal of views relating rubber trade and democracy with the war; Proposal to enhance military readiness in the U.S.


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