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It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites.
Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
Big Business can make laws as easily as it can break them - and with as little impunity.
The facts will speak for themselves. Credit them or not, but read!
The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin.
The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
For the union makes us strong.
Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie, but rather mourn the apathetic, throng the coward and the meek who see the world's great anguish and its wrong, and dare not speak.
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I should prefer to die laughing, and, on more than one occasion, thought I might.
Ralph Hosea Chaplin was an American writer, artist and labor activist. At the age of seven, he saw a worker shot dead during the Pullman Strike in Chicago, Illinois. He had moved with his family from Ames, Kansas to Chicago in 1893.
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