National Affairs: Report to the People

This week the two great houses of U. S. Labor meet in convention—the American Federation of Labor at Cincinnati, the Congress of Industrial Organizations at San Francisco. In the 59th year of A. F. of L., the fourth year of C. I. O., the two in sum are bigger and stronger than ever. Between them they claim 8,000,000 members, or about one in five U. S. workers. As the largest organized economic minorities in the U. S., they have an enormous stake in the democracy in which they live, a corresponding duty to the...

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