The 27th Flemish Social Week at Louvain dealt with the reforms necessary in a social democracy. Speakers stated that these problems remained unsolved after the last war. State intervention in economic life must be regulated and limited. They outlined the degree of State intervention which should "he necessary. Workers' cooperation in industrial management should be seriously examined. De Schrfiver, chairman of the Christian People's Party, was greeted enthusiastically. He dealt with the rehabilitation of political democracy, emphasising that the democracies' victory over dictatorship was not due to material superiority alone. This war had deinonstrated that dictatorship led to war. He, then discussed the advantages and disadvantages of democracy and pleaded for the setting-up of a great political elite which would be able to realise a healthy democracy. Other speakers dealt with the status of the individual within the new State and with the protection of his personality from the overwhelming influence of the
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Organisations: People ' s Party
People: De Schrfiver
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Louvain School Fears State Control
Keywords: Political Ideologies, Elections, Social Philosophy, Democracy, Varieties Of Democracy, Social Democracy, Politics
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