America: Learn from France

Fagen, Melvin M.
September 1940
New Republic;9/9/40, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p341
The article discusses the aims of the U.S. towards industrial mobilization and the lessons they can learn from France's experience. In France's experience, the lethargy of the democracies came not through too much but through too little democratic control over the system of industry. The increase in the standard of living and the stimulation of higher wage costs started the retooling of an archaic industrial structure. The French industry is discussed.


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