19th-century Labor Leader Quotes
The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.
John L. Lewis
The periods of unemployment accompanying depression in the business cycle... present a challenge to all our claims to progress, humanity, and civilization.
Politics is the science of how who gets what, when and why.
Unions were created to make living conditions just a little better than they were before they were created, and the union that does not manifest that kind of interest in human beings cannot endure, it cannot live.
There is nothing more American than the trade-union movement.
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Your real self - the I am I - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
Robert Collier (author)
19th-century Labor leaders
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