Transport: Seamen's Strike

Most of the seven million New York Citizens are wholly indifferent to the fact that their home is the world's greatest seaport. It therefore took two grade-A waterfront riots last week, which resulted in injuries for a dozen and arrests for 221, to call New Yorkers' attention to the fact that a bitter seamen's strike has been roiling New York Harbor for two months.

Prime cause of the trouble was the demand of coastwise sailors for more pay and better working conditions. To agitate for these ends is nominally the job of the...

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