December 1954
New Republic;12/20/54, Vol. 131 Issue 25, p3
The article presents news briefs concerning the U.S. and Great Britain. The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and the American Federation of Labor (AFL) will likely merge into one organization. The U.S. Federal Power Commission has granted an unprecedented number of rate increases on natural gas. The British Labour Party is pushing a bill through the British Parliament to raise old-age pensions to their actual purchasing power.


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