LABOR: Taxation v. Strikes

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It is apocryphal to represent the U. S. Labor front as a bristling grey skyline of elevators, tanks, derricks, combines and converters before which stand 32,000,000 men and women with sickles, trowels, wrenches and hammers in their hands. The effective strength of U. S. Labor lies not within the horny hands of the inarticulate mass of workers, but in the heads of the 4,000,000 who are organized into trade unions.* And the 4,000,000 are by no means marshalled into a solid line.

The extreme Left of the organized phalanx is...

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