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The Unpopular Review

Volume II Number 3 - July to September, 1914

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,927 / 224 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 566
Added to site: 2005.05.22
mnybks.net#: 10396
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Essays

Unsocial Investments -- A.S. Johnson
A Stubborn Relic of Feudalism -- The Editor
An Experiment in Syndicalism -- Hugh H. Lusk
Labor: "True Demand" and Immigrant Supply -- Arthur J. Todd
The Way to Flatland -- Fabian Franklin
The Disfranchisement of Property -- David McGregor Means
Railway Junctions -- Clayton Hamilton
Minor Uses of the Middling Rich -- F.J. Mather, Jr.
Lecturing at Chautauqua -- Clayton Hamilton
Academic Leadership -- Paul Elmer More
Hypnotism, Telepathy, and Dreams -- The Editor
The Muses on the Hearth -- Mrs F.G. Allinson
The Land of the Sleepless Watchdog -- David Starr Jordan

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have been the case had the shifting in ownership not taken place. There would still remain the possibility of the evasion of the law, and it is not at all improbable that the progress in the technique of evasion would outstrip the progress in regulation, thus leaving the tenant with a balance of disadvantage from the process as a whole.

The most illuminating instance of a business interest subjected first to excommunication--literally--and then to outlawry, is that of the usurer, or, in modern parlance, the loan shark. To the mediæval mind there was something distinctly immoral in an income from property devoted to the furnishing of personal loans. We need not stop to defend the mediæval position or to attack it; all that concerns us here is that an opportunity for profit--that is, a potential property interest--was outlawed. In consequence it became impossible for reputable citizens to engage in the business. Usury therefore came to be monopolized by aliens, exempt from the current ethica

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