TITLE

Inflation and the Fourth Term

AUTHOR(S)
T. R. B.
PUB. DATE
April 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;4/12/43, Vol. 108 Issue 15, p475
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on steps taken by the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to control inflation, while discussing possibilities of his reelection to a fourth term. Information on taxation as a cure for inflation; Need to collect additional funds to halt the inflationary spiral; Statement that freezing rents, fixing prices, rationing goods, buying bonds, fighting the black market, resisting farm-bloc demands and putting a ceiling on runaway wages all, of course, help the anti-inflationary battle; Discussion of the Ruml plan; What will happen to the huge investments by taxpayers in war plants when peace comes; Report of the Office of War Information that Canada and Great Britain are meeting 50 percent of their budgets by taxes.
ACCESSION #
14679836

 

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