ment it reached with Toyota. The premisenis, of course, that what’s good fornG.M. is bad for the nation—^and The NationnThe story problem presented is thenfollowing:nThe venture also won’t do much goodnfor the employment rolls. In Fremont,nCalifornia, it will create 3,000 jobs in anplant where 6,000 workers used tonpunch in.nLet’s simplify it for The Nation A generalnonce had an army with 6000 soldiers.nFor some reason—^perhaps he stoppednbeing an imperialist or a mercenary—^henhad to let all of his men go: 6000 minusn6000 equals 0. At a future date the generalnrequired the services of a number ofnmen—^perhaps the CIA gave him a contract—3000,nto be exact: 0 plus 3000nequals 3000. The question (and this isnalways the tricky part) is this: How manynsoldiers have billets? The answer; 3000.nNo matter how you twist it, it’s still farnbetter than the preagreement 0. DnGrandma, the StoogenIn the interminable debate of hereditynvs. environment, score an equivocal tallynfor heredity. To disprove the WashingtonnPosfs charge that the Women’s InternationalnLeague for Peace and Freedom isnbeing manipulated as a “stooge group”nby the Soviets in its rabid disarmamentnfervor, the Andropov-adoring NuclearnTimes recently published an article entitledn”Grandma Should Know,” pointingnout that Post publisher Donald Grahamnhas now withdrawn the charge andnadding:nGraham should have known betternfrom the start. In 1961 his grandmother,nAgnes Meyer, a member of thenWILPF, ran a WIlPF-sponsored seminarn… on Soviet-American ‘Women.nTwelve women were brought overnfrom the Soviet Union to participate.nThat Mr. Graham could not stand by hisnoriginally accurate perception suggestsnthat perhaps the pull of defective genesnwas too strong for him. However, thatnthe editors of Nuclear Times actuallynbelieve they have discredited rathernthan corroborated that perception revealsnthat the worst brain defects are notncongenital. DnValuesnA brilliant case of revolutionary internationalismnis presented by the existencenof one Daniel Singer—allegedly ofnPolish origin, living in France and writingnboring semicommunist copy fornAmerica’s The Nation—z proud bastionnof pro-Soviet cosmopolitanism in Manhattan.nIn a recent article in which hen1ndefines himself as “somebody unfashionablyn[??? (we didn’t think one mark ofninterrogation could express our astonishment—CC)]ninterested in the radicalntransformation of society,” he describesnone Polish movie:nI thought that the principal charactersn—^a German, a Polish Jew and a PolishnCatholic—were equally revoltingnspecimens of capitalists; all of themnexuded the ugly smell of success.nNaturally, had they exuded the Sublimenfragrance of failure, the world would benbetter, and the angelic Marxist-Leninistnfeith, which materializes through oppression,nstarvation, and the occasional killingnof millions, could then find its own,nsuperlogical, beatific rationale for thatnfailure. CInOCCASIONAL PAPERSnThe Rockford Institute presentsnthe latest two additions to itsnOccasional Papers series.n”The Family and the Free Economy”n”Capitalism needs the family. For the family transformsnthe base motivations and values of capitalismninto socially constructive and metaphysicallynmeaningful ends.”nThe editor of Persuasion At Work, Dr. Allan C. Carlson, arguesnthat the nation’s economic difficulties and social difficulties maynbe the same problem.n”America’s Secret Life-Giving Weapon:nObservations on the Nuclear Freeze”n”It is the restrained and considerate behavior definednby the ideals of freedom that makes for peacefulnrelationships in a family, a neighborhood, a city,nor a world.”nDr. John A. Howard, president of The Rockford Institute, identifiesna surer road to peace than the popularized nuclear freeze.nAvailable for SSt apiece from The Rockford Instituten934 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103nnniolnJune 1983n