The Social Unrest: Studies in Labor and Socialist Movements

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Macmillan, 1903 - Labor - 394 pages
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Page 220 - I hold that, notwithstanding all this, there is no reason in the world why the negro is not entitled to all the natural rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence— the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Page 160 - Napoleon. As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. Our riches will leave us sick ; there will be bitterness in our laughter, and our wine will burn our mouth. Only that good profits which we can taste with all doors open, and which serves all men.
Page 132 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
Page 165 - If, therefore, the choice were to be made between Communism with all its chances, and the present state of society with all its sufferings and injustices; if the institution of private property...
Page 73 - I thank God there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
Page 73 - I thank God, there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have, these hundred years ; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best of government. God keep us from both...
Page 240 - May we not even say that that form of government is the best which provides the most effectually for a pure selection of these natural aristoi into the offices of government?
Page 165 - The social problem of the future we considered to be, how to unite the greatest individual liberty of action, with a common ownership in the raw material of the globe, and an equal participation of all in the benefits of combined labour.
Page 210 - It would be difficult to think of another field of social or legal reform in which the United States is so far behind other nations. "The most depressing feature of the situation lies in the fact that the very principles involved in this gradual evolution — from the limited liability of employers to that of the compulsory indemnification by them of practically all injured employees — are as yet not even comprehended in the United States.
Page 167 - The momentous seriousness of the present state of things just now fills every mind with painful apprehension; wise men discuss it ; practical men propose schemes ; popular meetings, legislatures, and sovereign princes, all are occupied with it — and there is nothing which has a deeper hold on public attention.

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