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The only thing workers have to bargain with is their skill or their labor. Denied the right to withhold it as a last resort, they become powerless. The strike is therefore not a breakdown of collective bargaining-it is the indispensable cornerstone of that process.
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.
Only a fool would try to deprive working men and working women of their right to join the union of their choice.
Never forget, people DIED for the eight hour workday.
It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions.
“History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that the labor movement did not diminish the strength of the nation but enlarged it. By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed of levels of production. Those who attack labor forget these simple…