Fair Play For The Workers; Some Sides Of Their Maladjustment And The Causes by Percy Stickney GrantFair Play For The Workers; Some Sides Of Their Maladjustment And The Causes by Percy Stickney Grant

Fair Play For The Workers; Some Sides Of Their Maladjustment And The Causes

byPercy Stickney Grant

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1918 Excerpt: ... canization. The psychological antagonism of the younger generation to the older, which is a fundamental attitude, out of which flow great social consequences, shows itself in political theories and practice. This revolt at authority of the father is the source of revolutionary programs in states where the rulers force the authoritative attitude upon the people. The Czar was the Little Father and his subjects were his children, with the result that Russia was a breeding place of anarchists, nihilism, socialism, and all manner of attack upon his "papaism." But the attitude of czar, kaiser, emperor, of aristocracies or junkerdom, is not confined to the individual or classes so named; it pertains and clings to groups that have great stakes to lose and fear their weakness as being in the numerical minority--groups that consume by their standards of life incomes that could give comfort, education, and culture to thousands of working-people and their families. Rich Americans who add to their wealth by monopoly, by privilege, by corruption--legislative, judicial, and police--represent in a democracy the authority and tyranny of the old world which we Americans are at war to displace. There are probably rich men in America as much disturbed by our citizens as the Czar was by his subjects. Rich Americans under this view retard the constitutional adjustment of the immigrant and of the working-classes and hasten a revolutionary adjustment. America cannot cure anarchism by deportation; for it is not entirely an over-seas product. Rich Americans, for the most part, have no conception that their country has problems that their money won't settle; troubles that philanthropy, the police, and Billy Sunday cannot cure. They will give millions for education and medicine but no...
Title:Fair Play For The Workers; Some Sides Of Their Maladjustment And The CausesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021721035X

ISBN - 13:9780217210355

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