Has Blum Retreated? For All Mankind. by Leon Blum. New York, Viking, 1946. 186 pp. $2.50. This book, written in 1941-1942 behind the walls of a Vichy prison by...

In “Checkmate for Rabble-Rousers,” in our September issue, Dr. Solomon Andhil Fineberg opposed mass demonstrations as a method of combating demagogues like Gerald L. K....

Fog on the Potomac In the fall of 1946 it became evident that the executive branch of the United States government was in a state of...

Inner Contradictions The two parts into which the world now found itself divided went their separate ways. But these separate ways were not without inner contradictions...

Fake The American: A Middle Western Legend. by Howard Fast. New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. 337 pp. $3.00. Superficially, the career of John Peter Altgeld follows the...

Where Liberalism is Vulnerable The Faith of a Liberal. by Morris R. Cohen. New York, Henry Holt, 1946. 497 pages. $3.75. As a political catchword, liberalism has notoriously lost...

We have all grown up with the belief that society must rest upon the dignity and inviolability of the individual human being. But in our...

Anti-Pragmatic Liberal Values for Survival. by Lewis Mumford. New York, Harcourt Brace, 1946. 314 pp. $3.00. This book, a collection of articles (some of which appeared in the liberal...

The question of whether the world can overcome nationalism and learn to think in supra-national terms concerns all of humanity and not only Jews. But...

Did Germany Try Democracy? Germany Tried Democracy. by S. William Halperin. New York, Crowell, 1946. 567 pp. $3.75. Professor Halperin deals very sparingly with democracy as it was experienced...

To the Editor: Milton R. Konvitz’s discussion of the present threats to the traditional separation of church and state, and to the guarantee of religious freedom,...

Sad it is indeed that the recommendations of the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry are still being debated two months after their publication by the very...