Political Barriers to Opportunity

November 1944
New Republic;11/27/44, Vol. 111 Issue 22, Speciall Section p721
Contends that, despite many obstacles, achieving economic democracy in the United States by means of reforms remains a possibility as long as the forms of political democracy are maintained. Lag in important social reforms, including taxation according to means, stabilization of the relationship of agriculture to industry and preventing special economic interests from obtaining exemptions from obligations that prevail for the rest of the community; Examples of the successful use of political democracy to thwart the desires of powerful economic interests.


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