The Economy: Labor's Turnabout on Trade

Traditionally supporters of freer trade, many of labor's most liberal leaders have made a startling turnabout and put their powerful clout behind openly protectionist legislation in Congress. The recent converts include the electrical workers, the rubber workers and the machinists. Their feelings were vented at length and with loudness at last week's AFL-CIO convention. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers passed out pamphlets showing a man wearing imported clothes and headlined: HOW TO DRESS FOR A DEPRESSION. Banners strung up at Bal Harbour's Hotel Americana urged union members to

SAVE AMERICA, BUY AMERICA. Scores of delegates lined up at a telegraph booth to send...

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