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Violence and the Labor Movement

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Author: Robert Hunter
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 115,632 / 363 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.9
LoC Categories: HD, HX
Downloads: 385
Added to site: 2010.01.29 26490
Genres: Non-fiction, History

Every student--worker or otherwise--studying the history of labor's marvelous effort and struggle to get out of the darkness and the shadows and into the sunlight, and every worker participating in that divine unrest--in that, the mightiest of all movements--will increase both their knowledge and their sympathies by reading this history of the great struggle between two contending forces in the labor movement.

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ear, cruel, pitiless, and unyielding, crushing to the earth the weak, the weary, and the heavy-laden. Nor is it strange that in Russia--the blackest Malebolge in the modern world--a litter of avengers is born every generation of the savage brutality, the murderous oppression, the satanic infamy of the Russian government. And who does not love those innumerable Russian youths and maidens, driven to acts of defiance--hopeless, futile, yet necessary--if for no other reason than to fulfill their duty to humanity and thus perhaps quiet a quivering conscience? There is something truly Promethean in the struggle of the Russian youth against their overpowering antagonist. They know that the price of one single act of protest is their lives. Yet, to the eternal credit of humanity, thousands of them have thrown themselves naked on the spears of their enemy, to become an example of sacrificial revolt. And can any of us wonder that when even this tragic seeding of the martyrs proved unfruitful, many of the Russian youth,



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