Their Papers and Ours
Cecil King, who headed the International Publishing Corporation for many years and who, with Guy Bartholomew, helped remould the Daily Mirror in the 1930s, has told of a meeting of the Tory — Labour war-time coalition Cabinet that discussed what might happen at the end of hostilities. They debated whether a situation could arise similar to 1918–19, when an explosion of militant strikes throughout the country put British capitalism under challenge by the working-class movement.
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