Vladimir Putin

Patton, Dr. Francis L.

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Some autobiographical notes first. The problem of reconstruction after the war not in the realm of the speaker's field, but to be addressed by people like those in the audience. Some philosophical thoughts on the policy of "laisser faire," of individualism. Recognizing that for good or for ill we have embarked upon the career of State Socialism. Difficulties in connection with the continuance of it. Ramifications to consider. State Socialism as a case where the capitalist has been stealing our thunder and getting ahead of us in the bargain. Questions of labour and capital. Only beginning to see the consequences of the War. The future foreign policy of the United States.