# Stop the Next War Now!

Stop the Next War Now! Workers' Answer to WarMakers Must Be Socialism I' 'The Executive of the Labor and \it$eialint International met in Brus^kh on Augu$t 4, the twentieth tivertary of...

...We always contemplated a program which was one of adjustment...
...Until recovery is complete," she said, "that will continue to be its principal objective...
...Auiu.t 14th, from lilt- to 5:45 p.m...
...Under these orders, less than half as much new money can be issued as under the plan, lately employed in a small way, of issuing against silver all the currency the law allows...
...The plan is said to involve a considerable measure of cooperation by the state governmentt, which will be called upon to administer tho details while the Federal establishment retained control over the broad policies and expenditures...
...Public uncertainty, an unsettled government bond market, and confusion and some apprehension in foreign financial centers had been felt keenly in the Administration...
...The three Empires of 1914 bear the enormous blood guilt of having caused the war...
...Secretary of Agriculture Wallace said, "the President's statement will amount to a declaration of general policy...
...S. money is sound, the only remaining question is how to get it...
...hut the significant fact now stands out that in rid country which has experimented with unemployment insurance has the system 'broken down...
...Only the most energetic struggle against the imperialist and fascist forces can save Europe and the world from a new war...
...He emphasized that it has not yet been determined whether, and to what extent, acreage reduction will be abandoned next year...
...There was clear inference that the Administration was heading away from the silveritc forces led by Senator Thomas of Oklahoma, and wou fir'give primary consideration to maintaining the fullest confidence in government credit...
...War against war...
...And, if as a result of making sure of that, we should relax our acre control too far, we must be prepared to step in next fall to keep the farmer from being hurt...
...By this the Secretary meant that the AAA will stand ready to make loans or buy at certain prices next fall if crop production proves too heavy...
...Thus, started by the three Empires and accelerated by imperialist forces in all countries, began the plunge into the abyss of four years of massacre...
...Remember...
...Party members are now voting on the Declaration and (he discussion must be confined to the branches...
...Miss Perkins was accompanied to the White House by Arthur J. Altmeyer, Second Assistant Secretary of Labor, whose appointment as chairman of the committeeV technical board was announced, and by Edward E. Witte, executive director, and T. II...
...This means nothing less than a merciless struggle against fascism, full of sacrifice for the cause of Socialism...
...W»l, better late than never...
...The struggle for peace and Socialism, for political self-determination for the working masses, and for social freedom, are thus merged in one...
...It is understood that her program wag substantially approved by the President...
...WEVD New Leader Speaker Willi.m M. Friirrnhnuni...
...the armaments race had brought the decision nearer...
...Henceforth the needs of the Socislist Party campaign must have first consideration...
...The old war-mongers j In Europe have arisen again and |H f—tiia they have found their i&tom^ui...
...The very last few days, when there was a possibility that a conflagration would begin in Vienna once again, have shown how serious is the danger...
...It took five years of economic breakdown, millions of unemployed, untold suffering and starvation to come- to that which the Socialist rep)tsentative introduced in Congress eighteen years ago...
...Wallace said...
...You'll find I'm on record—back in May—on thst...
...If the workers do not succeed in depriving fascism of its power before it has set Europe on fire once again, then Europe will be condemned to collapse in fire and blood...
...It is obvious that now we must be sure the consumer is taken care of," Mr...
...Under the influence of the crisis fever the [Central European peoples, vanquished during the World War, have again allowed their forces which set the world on fire twenty years ago, in their criminal intention or criminal passivity, to seize jxiwer...
...kB0pnd the f rtntier...
...Not only did Congress not adopt London's bill, but even the American Fed erulion of Labor was against it...
...Our best hope lies in the applicatio: of the principles of insurance...
...Austria and Hungary are ruled by a feudal monarchist reaction, and Italy by • fascism, thirsting for plunder, which only a few days ago, during the national-fascist putsch in Aus; t*i», was on the point of starting ; » new war...
...In setting forth Mime of the details of the plan, Miss Perkln* said that up to date the major objective of the Administration ha», been to getting the economic system to function again...
...Now that we know the IT...
...Eliot, counFel of the committee...
...Other signs suggested that conservative money policy will rule for some time to come...
...of Kurope the sparks of a new war are glowing...
...It is the only English publication of the parly ibat has provided this forum and the subject has been fully coveted by both sides...
...A«u.t 17th, at tho hoi boar...
...You have seen, you must see, what is at stake...
...Long live the International...
...Germany, however, is dominated by the blood-bespattered Swastika dictatorship, filled with a desire for retaliation, and by monopoly capitalism driven onwards by its insatiable thirst for new markets and new profits...
...Imperialist forces in Germany and Poland are waiting for this moment in order to begin a war of plunder against the Soviet Union...
...He declared that action will be taken to protect the consumer in the event of exorbitant prices, but did not specify what means the Agriculture Department has at its disposal to prevent profiteering...
...Japanese imperialism hag taken a new offensive, has conquered the three northeastern provinces of China, and united them into a puppet state under its domination, and is arming itself lor an attack upon the Soviet Union while constantly repeating its provocations...
...Out of a new war, if it should burst upon us in spite of all, will emerge with irresistible force a revolution of the workers against the fascist war-mongers and the imperialists from whom they take their orders...
...Throughout, however, the national Administration has sought not a mere restoration of the unreal prosperity of 192P, but a better economic arrangement which will not inevitably 'ead again to disaster...
...No more letUis will be printed on this subject .nil we shall try lo make The New Leader nn effective propaganda instrument...
...it is not exclusively one of either reduction or increase in acreage...
...Among these hazards she included old age, sickness and injuries...
...Imperialist antagonisms had prepared the ground...
...Establishment and execution of a far-reaching program of social legislation was decided upon near the close of the last session of Congress, after numerous proposals for unemployment insurance, old-age pensions, decentralization of industry and other projects had been crowded from the legislative calendar...
...the world economic system is still in the throes of a terrible crisis for the serious nature of which the war and its immediate consequences are responsible—but already the same powers which burdened themselves with the intolerable responsibility for the World War are triumphantly raising their heads...
...They were given fullest publicity, a sharp departure from former practice...
...Brussels, August 4, 1934...
...Never again, as in 1914, must 'he International break up before 'he wave of nationalist passion, no mutter how it may be concealed...
...Manifestly," Miss Perkins said, "we'should develop something better than the provisions we have made thus far for caring for the victims of the hazards and vicissitude- of life...
...ANNOUNCEMENT The New Leader lias for many weeks given much of this page to a discussion of the Detroit Declaration of Principles and about fifty letter* are still on hand...
...The imperial council in Vienna then decided to make the violent attack in Sarajevo a pretext for striking...
...It is true that the Russian Revolution destroyed with Czarism the feudal and bourgeois forces which pressed for war in 1914...
...Never again must the workers believe the war-time slogans of the capitalist powers, that "this is the last war," and that out of it will come juatice, welfare and peace...
...Aoiorlott Editor of The Now Loodcr, will h* tho SMakor of Tho Now I.todor ptrlod of Motion WEVI> (IMS K<> Krldojr...
...In the heyday of the twent es, and even in the first yeais of the depression, it was popular to scoff at unemployment insujance as a 'dole...
...Hundreds of thousands of cripples maimed by the war, and millions of widows and orphans whom the war deprived of their breadwinners, are still alive...
...Workers' Answer to WarMakers Must Be Socialism I' 'The Executive of the Labor and \it$eialint International met in Brus^kh on Augu$t 4, the twentieth tivertary of the outbreak of the rid War, and adopted the following manifesto on the danger of reaction and war now facing the world...
...Swing Away from Inflation President Roosevelt has swung sharply away from currency inflation, issuing orders rigidly limiting issues of paper money to the actual eortt of the silver which backs them...
...The Hohenzollern Kaiser urged Austria onwards, and the Czar made every attempt at a return to reason hopeless by mobilizing 'Russia...
...T< the economic measures already enacted, she pointed out, the President in his last message to Congress in June suggested "adding protection to the individual against the many hazards which are likely to involve him in distie's and dependency...
...On the result of this struggle depends the fate of humanity...
...If Socialism does not succeed in keeping down the imperialist forces, a new world war will be inevitable...
...Social Legislation Program Prances Perkins, Secretary of Labor, visited the White Houkilast Monday and laid before President Roosevelt the results of a study made by her Committee on Economic Security...
...WORKERS of l>oth sexes in i all countries...
...The Labor and Socialist International calls upon you to show unremitting vigilance and the utmost preparedness for action in fa ror of peace...
...Observers are of the opinion that the President is going to emphasize that the AAA program was not a curtailment of the crop production program but merely an adjustment, a planning, tending to "economic security" for the American farmer, Emerging from a conference with the President, Secretary Wallace said: "We are not chnnging our plans in the slightest...
...Twenty years after the otit. break of the most terrible war ¦that humanity has ever experienced, the world is again on the "brink of the abyss...
...At the risk of being repetitious, I must repeat that many, many years ago a Socialist Congressman, Meyer London, introduced in Congress a social insurance program providing for economic security" of (he "victims of the hazards and vicissitudes of life," of which Miss Perkins speaks now...
...In the next few days lie will issue a statement to clear up the uncertainty obscuring the Administration's whole farm and drought relief program...
...Behind the Scenes in Washington By Benjamin Meiman Special Correspondence QINCE President Roosevelt's return to Washington lie lias managed to clarify the stand of the Administration on such matters as drought relief, currency inflation and prospective social legislation...
...She outlined a plan for development of national resources and social insurance...
...Kidney HerUherr l**akl frldoj...
...The orders for the cost basis were put into writing by both President Roosevelt and Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau...
...We may add that quite a number of our readers have urged us to discontinue the «li< ussion.—Editor...
...The Bureal of the Labor and Socialist International...
...Price Rises Conceded The Secretary conceded the prospect of sharp price rises in foodstuffs this winter, adding, however, that such increases are the "inevitable" result of the drought...
...Workers of both sexes in all countries...

Vol. 17 • August 1934 • No. 33

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