LABOR: Goal Behind Steel

Last week organized U. S. Labor had reached the greatest crisis in its history. The resolution of that crisis promised to shape the future, not only of Labor, but of the nation.

The issue was industrial v. craft unionism—clashing philosophies whose champions had at last come to the brink of open war. Though the fateful declaration was postponed by the American Federation of Labor's Executive Council, meeting in Washington last week, and though the contending forces were still formally united in the Federation, the battle lines were already clearly drawn. On one...

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