Organized Self-help by Herbert Newton CassonOrganized Self-help by Herbert Newton Casson

Organized Self-help

byHerbert Newton Casson

Paperback | February 4, 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. 1901. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I. THE TRADE UNION AS A LEGITIMATE BUSINESS INSTITUTION. ORGANIZED Labor and Organized Capital are engaged in a fight to a finish. It is the Trade Union against the Trust--the union workingman against the monopolist. The final outcome of this fight will affect the welfare of every man, woman and child in the United States. It is not a private affair, it is an industrial Civil War. The question that is being decided is more than one o.f work and wages; it is whether this country is to be run in the interests of property or in the interests of the people. On a question so important as this every one of us must form an opinion. If we do not investigate for ourselves and form intelligent opinions, we will be sure to believe what some newspaper says and form foolish opinions. No pepple are so clannish as capitalists, and as they control nearly every paper and magazine and library, their side of the 01) question has been presented as favorably as possible, while trade unionists have been too often denounced as dangerous agitators and rioters. Therefore, as the average American citizen is not a fanatic, but a well-meaning, fair-minded sort of a fellow, there is a demand for a clear, simple statement of the Organized Labor side of the question. Thousands of people want to "hear the other side." Every morning they read accounts of these desperate battles called strikes; they notice the wonderful organization of these gigantic armies of workingmen, and the courage with which their unions face monopolists whom the kings of Europe do not dare to offend; and they want to know what it is all about. As a matter of fact, there is nothing secret or mysterious or foreign about Organized Labor. Any ten-year-old boy can understand it. In every large community of inte...
Title:Organized Self-helpFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217264298

ISBN - 13:9780217264297