The Path of Traditional Labor Politics
BEFORE THERE COULD BE effective national political activity by organized laboring men in the United States, there first had to be enduring union organizations. Strong, stable labor unions in the nation have been a development of the twentieth century. It is not surprising, therefore, that it has been only in the comparatively recent past that the political desires of trade union leaders have received serious attention from platform makers and candidates for President.
KeywordsPolitical Party Trade Union Democratic Republic Democratic Party Labor Movement
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