George Henry Soule Jr.

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George Soule

George Henry Soule Jr. (June 11, 1887 - April 14, 1970) was a labor economist, author, long time editor and contributor to The New Republic, and an ardent believer in Central planning.

Biography

George Soule was born in Stamford, Connecticut on June 11, 1887[1] and was graduated from Yale in 1908.[2] He was a member of the editorial staff of The New Republic from 1914 to 1918 and during 1919 editorial writer for the New York Evening Post. He drafted a report on the labour policy of the Industrial Service Sections Ordnance Department and Air Service for the War Department and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Coast Artillery Corps. He was a director of the Labour Bureau, Inc., which engages in economic research for labour organizations.[3]

In 1940 he was married to Helen Flanders Dunbar. A daughter, Marcia was born in 1942.

He wrote the 1946 review of Animal Farm in The New Republic.[4]

Works

  • The New Unionism in the Clothing Industry, 1920
  • The Intellectual and the Labor Movement, 1923
  • A Planned Society, 1932
  • The Coming American Revolution, 1934
  • The Future of Liberty, 1936
  • Ideas of the Great Economists, 1952
  • Ideas of the Great Economist, 1958
  • The New Science of Economics, 1964
  • Planning U.S.A., 1967

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