Books: Labor Speaks

Labor Speaks TALK UNITED STATES!—Robert Whit-comb—Smith & Haas ($2).

From the day, 68 years ago, when a bourgeois German Jew published his antlike researches in the British Museum and called it Das Kapital, his book has been gathering a Biblical reputation. Almost unmentioned in polite U. S. society before 1929, and still largely unread. Das Kapital now figures at piecemeal third-hand in many a topical argument, news story, sermon, book. The swelling spate of "proletarian novels" is a form of Marxian exegesis. Often too obviously propaganda for Marxian dogmas, they are apt to make...

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