TITLE

THE UNFAIR TRADE LOBBY

AUTHOR(S)
Begeman, Jean
PUB. DATE
December 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;12/22/52, Vol. 127 Issue 25, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the strategy of the business enterprises in the U.S. to tell the public that there is a need for higher ethics in the government and influence decisions of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on some important anti-monopoly cases. Attack of Stephen J. Spingarn, a Commissioner, against the business lobbies' attempts; Basis of the attack of Spingarn on the Bureau of Education on Fair Trade, a lobby working for "fair-trade" legislation; Revelation of the violation of ethics by the business lobby in the U.S. through FTC's staff report on the International Petroleum Cartel; Hope of Spingarn to control the attempts of various business lobbies to substitute political pressure for decisions of regulatory government agencies.
ACCESSION #
14777812

 

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