Author : Mosley Oswald
Title : Automation Problem & solution The answer of European socialism
Year : 19**

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CAN THE PROBLEM of automation be overcome by European Socialism ? I recently gave the following broad definition of this idea. "European Socialism is the development by a fully united Europe of all the resources in our own continent, in white Africa, and in South America, for the benefit of all the peoples of Europe and of these other European lands, with every energy and incentive that the active leadership of European government can give to private enterprise, workers' ownership, or any other method of progress which science and a dynamic system of government finds most effective for the enrichment of all our people and the lifting of European civilisation to ever higher forms of life." The object of the present essay is to apply the principles of European Socialism to the problem of automation, which is now being debated with some anxiety in the world press. It is scarcely necessary at this point to argue the advantages of our system over the comprehensive and corrupt bureaucracy of the Soviet state ; this slave system does not release but rather represses the full potential of energy. We lead and they drive ; we have the higher ideal and we shall get the greater results. We shall have no difficulty in matching the Soviet system or meeting the Soviet argument when the time comes ; at present the difficulty is rather to convince the people of Europe that any real change may be necessary. ...