In Defense of the Farmer

Moore, Arthur
August 1942
New Republic;8/3/42, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p138
Focuses on the anti-farm feelings gaining ground in the United States on account of the lobbyists of the U.S. House of Representatives which is pro-farm and anti-labor. Disapproval of the farm lobbyists by the labor, the public and the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Views that the workers in the farm as well as industry face the same conditions; Farmers being held responsible for the rising inflation in the country; Views that lack of any policies coupled with the blame game can lead to loss of fight against inflation; Emphasis on the need for a program which is a combination of economic necessity and political dexterity.


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