The New Promise of American Life

November 1944
New Republic;11/27/44, Vol. 111 Issue 22, Special Section p725
Discusses the potential inherent in Americans and their political traditions for attaining economic and social welfare during the postwar period. Pitfalls of fascist impulses, anti-labor sentiments, racist hatreds and religious bigotries; Inseparability of the problems of creating a healthy economy from the problems of creating a good society; Fallacy that all forms of control of corporate power and planning for full employment are totalitarian; Example of community action in developing a region's resources provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority; Elements of the ideal American life.


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