New Architecture and City Planning: A Symposium

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COMPASS AND POSSIBILITIES OF REGIONAL PLANNING

By M. W. TORKELSON

During the immediate prewar period, the United States was slowly pulling out of the depression which began in 1929. When the war broke in December, 1941, increased industry and the induction of men and women into the armed forces and their auxiliaries swiftly caused a scarcity of employables which at this writing ( October, 1943) is noticeable on every hand. The productive capacity of the country is running at top speed, having shed most activities not essential to the war effort. When the war is over, the country, indeed the whole world, will need to get down to a gait that is suitable for peace times. It does not seem that this can be an abrupt change from a run to a walk, but rather a progressive deceleration, whose rate will depend on the degree of cooperation between conflicting interests, both domestic and international. There seems to be quite prevalent on the part of the most vocal element of the population a feeling that there will be, after the war, a great change in the social philosophy of the people, through which extensive economic and social reforms will be effectuated. They seem to think the war will settle many domestic issues. We hear the question "What are we fighting for?" and a variety of answers. The writer has no answer; he is of the opinion that the essentials of human nature will not be greatly changed, even by the catastrophe of the present global war. There may not be what purports to be a final

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