FRANCE: Capitalist Revolution

Business was booming at the Verrerie Marquot, a glass works at Fains-les-Sources, halfway between Paris and Strasbourg. The factory was turning out $50,000 worth of glassware a month. With his furnaces producing at full capacity, Gustave Marquot, the 29-year-old owner, last week was studying plans for expansion.

The Marquot boom was largely due to the way in which the boss was getting along with his 400 workers. Gustave Marquot is practicing and preaching a kind of capitalism which, in most of Europe (and quite a few places in the U.S.), would be considered...

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