The Redemption of New York

The Redemption of New York

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...direction, and their absolute government of every detail--when employers, in these circumstances were asked to abdicate their control, and turn the management of their business over to labor leaders, a plain issue was drawn l-etween freedom for capital and labor on the one hand and an oligarchy of so-called labor leaders on the other hand. Mr. Morgan saw that the lalxir oligarchs had gone too far, and he took his stand firmly on the determination that they should not he permitted to dictate to the workers of the United States Steel Corporation. He took the stand that this is a free Republic, that it has been so in the past, and shall be so maintained in the future that freedom and labor must be vindicated, otherwise the rights and immunities guaranteed by the Constitution would be a mockery. Mr. Morgan had the approval of all fair-minded and intelligent men for the firmness and good judgment which he displayed from the very beginning of the controversy, and on his determination to go so far as he could, without dishonor, toward a peaceable adjustment. Fairminded labor gave due credit to his acts and motives, and only the potential anarchist questioned his right to defend the welfare of the corporation of which he is a guardian. He was faithful to his duty, and his efforts will be fruitful of good for years to come. Capital and labor join hand in hand, to praise the man who has done so much admirable work for the best interests, both of capitalists and working men, and the day is not far distant when it will be apparent to every true American that the attitude taken and held by Mr. Morgan was as patriotic as it was sagacious. It is high time for Americans to know whether the Declaration of Independence is a delusion and whether the...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236570928
  • 9781236570925