Mutual Interests of Labor and Capital

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byGeorge Wilder Cartwright

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... When the government owns everything and does everything and the people own nothing and do nothing, will we all be happy? Socialism Mr. President: Why not agitate for something that will bring happiness, contentment and prosperity to the world, instead of something that will bring strife, desolation, poverty and misery? 'What has the agitator to offer us after the destruction of what we have? Let us look first and leap afterwards. The Soul of the World is on fire. It is vibrant with the crushed hopes of the centuries. It is burning for something it has not had and that we must help it to get. The world needs statesmen, not politicians. The world needs wisdom, not words, just now. This is the hour for cool heads and calm deliberation. Whatever is good for most of us is best for all of us. Any government is better than no government. Law and order must be preserved at any cost, but let us strive for justice and wisdom in its administration. The whole world is seething with an unrest that threatens the destruction of all liberty, all order, all property, all means of production. The poison of hate has sunk deep in the hearts of men and filled their minds with madness. There must be a remedy. Employer and Employee. The problems of worker and employer must be solved. They have been sidestepped, dodged, neglected and evaded by the politicians the world over. They will never be solved by the politicians. The politician will do as he has always done. He will keep his eye on the ballot-box and his hand in the public treasury. He will do what appears to be the popular thing, not the effective thing. He will expand his chest and lift his hypocritical voice about the rights of the workingman, the downtrodden poor, and the iniquities of capital, just as the more honora...

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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. 1919. Excerpt: ... When the government owns everything and does everything and the people own nothing and do nothing, will we all be happy? Socia...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217239013

ISBN - 13:9780217239011

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