EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
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What the speaker saw in Europe and Russia this summer; looking for some suggestions for ourselves on this continent. Three minutes of world geography, including some population figures. A review of the Economic Conference held in London this summer. An examination of what creates different standards of living. Technocracy and what that means. Some figures from Canada and the United States, and then other parts of the world, with regard to our use of new machinery. Comparisons with Russia, China, and other parts of Africa and Asia. Some descriptive details of the speaker's travels, including how much specific items cost in various countries. The social, economic and political situations the speaker found in Italy and Russia, with illustrative examples. Our failure to adjust ourselves to new conditions. Lack of employment in Canada for young people in the new machine world. What Mussolini in Italy and Hitler in Germany are doing. The need for social and ethical conceptions to change. Changes in public access to government. The need for governments to be realistic. Potential living standards for Canada and the United States.