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GREAT BRITAIN: Death of a Paradox

One day in the 19303, the owner of a big Welsh coal company in Cardiff dropped in at the office of Britain's highest-paid corporation lawyer, to pay him for...

GREAT BRITAIN: Carrot Chancellor

"My trouble is a tired heart," said 61-year-old Sir Stafford Cripps last week as he resigned the Chancellorship of the Exchequer. "I suppose," he went on,...

Foreign News: Voices in the Exchequer

Even friendly Labor Party M.P.s were passing on the rumor: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Stafford Cripps, was hearing voices. One newsman put the...

GREAT BRITAIN: Government by Governess

One duty of the British nursery governess is to wake the children from their naps. Last week, with Economic Dictator Sir Stafford Cripps bending sternly yet...

International: How It Happened

Britain's decision to devalue the pound came so fast that Western Europe's statesmen are still muttering angrily about not having been consulted. Last week...

Foreign News: Cheers

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps, whose official utterances are usually the occasion for deep parliamentary gloom, last week brought a note of...

GREAT BRITAIN: Small Cheer

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps strode briskly into a crowded House of Commons one afternoon last week to read the Labor government's budget...

Foreign News: The Iron Chancellor

For the first time in almost ten years of war and austerity, the lights of London, including Piccadilly's advertising signs (see cut), were turned up to their...

GREAT BRITAIN: Hot Wind

"It's nothing but a bloody schmozzle," growled a British union leader as he wiped his sweating neck and swigged a pint of beer. "A damnable piece of...

ECONOMICS: 1952?

In Paris everybody knows the Ch√Ęteau de la Muette as a mansion of the De Rothschilds. Last week the men who now govern Europe's finances sat in the same gilt &...

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