The American gift for giving is well known abroad; enormous grants from the Federal Government and from wealthy individuals or their foundations are taken for granted by foreigners. But there is another kind of U.S. philanthropy that could make a sharper impression: the gifts of U.S. labor unions. That kind of charity makes some points of its own; it proves that U.S. labor is far from the puny marionette on the knee of U.S. capital that Communist propaganda makes it out to be, and it calls attention to the breadth and depth...

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