On the Domestic Front

December 1941
New Republic;12/15/41, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p812
Focuses on conditions of the internal economy of the U.S. in the wake of the Second World War. Presence of the U.S. in the war; Need for victory in the war on the domestic front of the U.S.; Report that the U.S. Congress can no longer be allowed to dally with the crucial battle against inflation, which has been before it for months because, it is afraid of pressure groups and the vengeance of taxpayers; Demand for a drastic taxation than has already been enacted; Report that the U.S. has now approximated a level of full production, with the available raw materials; Post war consequences on consumers; Need to accept labor as a full partner in the national enterprise; Importance of the strict preservation of civil liberties; Report that the U.S. Administration must redouble its efforts to make the war agencies really efficient; View that Americans dare not to be late in knowledge of how to make democracy fit for survival.


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