Current Economic Problems: A Series of Readings in the Control of Industrial Development

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Walton Hale Hamilton
University of Chicago Press, 1915 - Economics - 789 pages
 

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Contents

Italian Commerce and Industry in the Fourteenth Century Thomas B Macaulay
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Mediaeval Industrial Policy 12 The Spirit of Solidarity in the Mediaeval Town
21
Articles of the Spurriers of London
22
Mediaeval Tricks of Trade Berthold von Regensburg
25
The Control of Industry in the Gild Period L F Salzmann
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The Gospel of Stewardship Thomas Aquinas
31
The Usurers Fate Caesarius of Heisterbach
32
Usury versus the Boycott Innocent III
33
Introduction
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A The Antecedents of the Revolution 20 The Characteristics of the English People Alfred Marshall
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English Industry on the Eve of the Revolution Arnold Toynbee
38
Geographical Discovery and the Revolution William Cunning ham
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B The Nature and Scope of the Revolution 23 Technology and the Revolution
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The Comprehensiveness of the Revolution J H Clapham
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The Significance of the Revolution Grant Robertson
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Labor and the Revolution 26 Labors Willing Slaves Edwin Arnold
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The WageSlaves Allan L Benson
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The New Industrialism 28 The Function of Capital J Dorsey Forrest
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The Factory System Carl Bucher
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The Machine Process Thorstein B Veblen
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The New Domestic System Herbert J Davenport
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E The Extension of Industrialism 32 The Competitive Victory of Western Culture James Bryce
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The Economic Conflict of Western and Primitive Culture Frieda S Miller
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The Export of Speculative Capital and War Alvin S Johnson
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LTJ Social Control in Modern Industrialism Introduction
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A The Nature of Progress 35 What Is Progress? James Bryce
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Evolution or Progress? L T Hobhouse
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The Criteria of Progress James Bryce
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B The Control of Economic Activity 38 The Agencies of Social Control Elizabeth Hughes
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The Family as an Agency of Control
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The State as an Institution of Social Control Edwin Carman
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The Statement of the LaissezFaire Theory PAGE 41 The Fundamental Law of Nature William Blackstone
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A Diatribe against Human Institutions J J Rousseau
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A General Condemnation of Government William Godwin
93
The Identity of Individual and Social Good Piercy Ravenstone
94
A Protest against Useless Restrictions Jeremy Bentham
95
The Interpretation of LaissezFaire 48 The Philosophy of Individualism Albert V Dicey
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The Individualistic Theory of Government John Stuart Mill
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The Authoritative Basis of LaissezFaire
103
The Unscientific Character of LaissezFaire J E Cairnes
105
E The Protest against Individualism 52 The Tyranny of the Machine Joseph Harding Underwood
107
The Passing of the Frontier Thomas B Macaulay James Bryce and Peter Finley Dunne
108
The New Issues William Garrott Brown
109
F The Theory and Program of Social Control 55 The Individualistic Basis of Social Control Thomas Hill Green
113
Social Reform and SelfReliance W Lyon Blease
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LaissezFaire in Practice L T Hobhouse
118
G Conservative Factors in Development of Social Control 59 Arrested Constitutional Development Myron T Watkins
123
The AntiPaternalism of the Government Missouri Supreme Court
124
Industrial Freedom and Prosperity James J Hill
125
Public Enemies Walt Mason
128
The Futility of Utopian Legislation Elihu Root
132
H The Basis of National Efficiency 65 Individualism and American Efficiency Arthur Shadwell
135
German Socialized Efficiency Samuel P Orth
138
The Pecuniary Basis of Economic Organization Introduction
143
A Price as an Organizing Force 67 The Social Order Edwin Cannan
144
Competition and Industrial Cooperation Richard Whately
146
B Pecuniary Competition paoe 69 Economic Activity as a Struggle for Existence Arthur Fairbanks
148
Competition and Organization Charles H Cooley 150
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The Beneficence of Competition Charles Kingsley
152
State Determination of the Plane of Competitive Action Henry C
154
PriceFixing by Authority 75 The Statute of Laborers Statutes of the Realm
156
PriceFixing by Commission Martin Luther
158
The Futility of PriceFixing John Witherspoon
159
The Function of Middlemen 78 A Condemnation of Forestallers Statutes of the Realm
161
The Function of the Middleman Hartley Withers
162
Middlemen in the Produce Trade Edwin G Nourse
163
E Speculation 82 The Gamble of Life John W Gates
165
The Ethics of Speculation Outlook
168
The Utility of Cotton Futures Alfred B Shepperson
170
Hedging on the Wheat Market Albert C Stephens
171
The Ups and Downs of Securities Francis W Hirst
173
The Function of Exchanges Charles A Conant
176
The Experience of Germany with Stock Exchanges The Hughes Committee
178
F The Corporation 90 The Nature of the Business Corporation Harrison S Smalley
180
Corporate Distribution of Risk and Control W H Lyon
184
The Management of the Corporation Wesley C Mitchell
186
The Ethics of Corporate Management Henry Rogers Seager
187
The Corporation and Personal Efficiency George W Perkins
189
The Function of the Corporation J B Canning
191
Problems of the Business Cycle Introduction
195
A The Delicate Mechanism of Industry 96 The Spirit of Business Enterprise Wesley C Mitchell
196
The Interdependence of Prices Wesley C Mitchell 199
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The Sensitive Mechanism of Credit Harold C Moulton 202
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The Planlessness of Production Wesley C Mitchell
206
B The Economic Cycle pace
208
o0 The Periodicity of Commercial Crises J S Nicholson 2o8 o1 The Rhythm of Business Activity Wesley C Mitchell 210
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The Antecedents of Crises 102 The Causes of the Panic of 1893 W Jett Lauck 216
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1o3 The Irrepressible Crisis W H Lough Jr
218
Industrial Conditions Preceding the Panic Moodys Magazine 221 105 The Arrested Crisis of 1907 Edwin R A Seligman 223
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The Course of a Crisis 106 The Course of the Panic of 1893 Alexander D Noyes
225
The Course of the Panic of 1907 Ralph Scott Harris
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The Order of Events in a Crisis Arthur T Hadley 230
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E Financial and Industrial Conditions during a Crisis 109 A Week of Financial History Commercial and Financial Chronicle
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tio General Industrial Conditions in a Crisis Bradstreets 233
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tn The Premium on Currency in 1893 Commercial and Financial Chronicle 235
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Estimate of Money Hoarded in 1907 Moodys Magazine 236
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1i5 Shipment of Currency to the Interior Commercial and Financial Chronicle
237
F Industrial Conditions during a Depression 116 Panics versus Depressions George H Hull 238
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The Extent of the Depression of 10078 Moodys Magazine
239
18 The Fruits of the Exploitation of Labor Frank K Foster
240
The Impossibility of OverProduction John Stuart Mill
242
2o SunSpots and Crises W Stanley Jevons
243
The NeoJevonian Theory Alvin S Johnson
245
Capitalization and Crises Frank A Fetter 246
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The Lagging Adjustment of Interest Irving Fisher
247
H Credit and Crises 124 Inelasticity of Credit under the National Banking System Harold G Moulton 249
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How a Panic Was Averted in 1914 Journal of Political Economy
251
Provisions for Elasticity in the New Currency Act L M
253
Emergency Elasticity of Credit Harold G Moulton
255
Emergency Elasticity of Note Issue Fred M Taylor 257
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Control of the Industrial Cycle paoe 129 Panic Rules for Banks Walter Bagehot
259
The Part of Individual Responsibility Theodore E Burton
260
Bettering Business Barometers Wesley C Mitchell
261
The Severity of the Trade Cycle in America W A Paton
265
Problems of International Trade
268
A The Basis of International Trade 133 International Cooperation Charles Gide
270
The Law of Comparative Costs Fred M Taylor
271
The Theory of Free Trade
273
B The Mechanism of International Trade 136 The Theory of International Exchange
275
The Favorable Balance of Trade Thomas Mun and Charles W Fairbanks
277
The Mystery of the Balance of Trade Hartley Withers
278
The Reciprocal Character of International Trade Fred M
281
The Demand for Local Protection 140 Keeping Trade at Home Various Sources
284
Remember Colorado Denver Times
286
The Seen and the Unseen Frederic Bastiat
287
The Perennial Argument for Protection 143 Gold and Wealth Martin Luther
289
The Production of Prosperity Daniel Defoe
291
The Ten Commandments of National Commerce A German Circular
292
The Test of Faith Roswell A Benedict
293
The Universal Fruits of Free Trade Andrew Yarrington
294
E The Case for Protection 149 Protection and Industrial Transformation Friedrich List
295
Americas Allegiance to Protection Albert J Leffingwell
296
Present Validity of the YoungIndustry Argument Frank William Taussig
298
Protection and the Formation of Capital Alvin S Johnson
301
The Economics of Protection
304
Protection and the National Defense
307
F The Influence of the Tariff on Wages PAGE 155 High Wages an Obstacle to Manufacture Daniel Webster
309
Protection and High Wages American Economist
310
The Effect of Industrial Changes on Wages Alvin S Johnson
311
G The Historical Setting of the Current Tariff Problem 158 A HalfCentury of Tariff History Harrison S Smalley
313
Recent Tariff History
317
What a Tariff Bill is Like The UnderwoodSimmons Act
319
H The Argument from Experience 161 Protection and Prosperity Robert Ellis Thompson
323
American Free Trade and American Prosperity George Baden Powell
324
Free Trade and Prosperity Liberal Party Pamphlet 325
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The Impracticable Nature of Protection 164 A Humble Request of Congress Wool Growers and Manufacturers
327
Woolens and Welfare N T Folwell
328
The Tariff a Local Issue Congressional Record 329
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Tariff for Politics Only Peter Finley Dunne
330
Tricks of Tariff Making
333
J The Scientific Revision of the Tariff 170 Producers Costs and Tariff Duties William C Redfield
335
Investigation and Tariff Legislation Henry C Emery
340
The Impossibility of Ascertaining Costs H Parker Willis
342
The Problem of Railway Regulation Introduction
344
A The Fundamental Factors of the Problem 173 The Extent of American Railway Interests I Leo Sharfman
346
The Dual Nature of the Railway Corporation
347
The Economic Basis of Regulation I Leo Sharfman
348
The Futility of Railway Competition Arthur T Hadley
352
B Discriminatory Practices of the Railroads 177 Types of Railway Discrimination George H Lewis 355
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Discriminations between Commodities Albert N Merritt
357
Discriminations in the Transportation of Oil Commissioner of Corporations
358
Monopoly the Result of Artificial Conditions Woodrow Wilson
403
B Conditions of Monopolization 203 The Failure of Competition Henry W Macrosty
405
The Incentives to Monopoly Chester W Wright
408
LargeScale Production and Monopoly Charles J Bullock
410
Monopoly and Efficiency Louis D Brandeis
415
The Influence of Monopoly on Price 207 The Law of Monopoly Price Henry Rogers Seagcr
418
The Limits of Monopoly Price John A Hobson
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Types of Unfair Competition 209 Competitive Methods in the Tobacco Business Meyer Jacob stein
423
Competitive Methods in the Cash Register Business Henry Rogers Seager
424
The Tieing Agreement W H S Stevens
426
Monopoly Control of Cost Goods W H S Stevens
428
E The Government and Monopoly 213 Law and the Forms of Combination Bruce Wyman
430
The Sherman AntiTrust Act United States Statutes
433
The Meaning of Restraint of Trade United States Supreme Court
434
Dissolution of the Standard Oil Company H C Folger Jr
435
The Result of the Dissolutions Arthur Jerome Eddy
436
An Appraisal of the Sherman Act Allyn A Young
437
Provisions of the Clayton Act W H S Stevens
441
The Trade Commission and Clayton Acts W H S Stevens
442
Ultimate Results of Regulating Combinations E Dana Durand
443
The Problems of Population Introduction
449
A The Question of Numbers 222 Utopia and the Serpent Thomas Huxley
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Early Appraisals of Population An Early Historian an Early Poet Aristotle Sir William Temple Sir Josiah Child Daniel Defoe Sir James Steuart Arthur ...
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B The Malthusian Theory 224 The Social Crisis at the Time of Malthus Francesco S Nitti
455
The Theory of Population Thomas Robert Malthus
457
Malthusianism a Support of Capitalism Piercy Ravenstone
460
Malthus versus the Malthusians Leonard T Hobhouse
462
The Coming of the Immigrant paoe 228 The Falling BirthRate Edward Alsworth Ross
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The Immigrant Invasion Frank Julian Warne
468
Immigration in a Single Year F A Ogg
471
American Appraisals of Immigration
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c Not Wops but Irishmen Association on Condition of Poor 473 d Not Like the Old Immigrants M D Lichliter 473 e Freedom of Opportunity Henry ...
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Immigration and Industrial Development 232 Our Industrial Debt to Immigrants Peter Roberts
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The Manna of Cheap Labor Edward Alsworth Ross
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E Immigration and Labor Conditions 234 Living Conditions among Home Laborers Charles Dickens
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The Standard of Living of the New Immigrants I A Hourwich
478
Immigration and Wages I A Hourwich
480
The Elevation of the Native Laborer William S Rossiter
482
The Industrial Menace of the Immigrant Edward Alsworth Ross
484
Immigration and Unionism W Jett Lauck
488
F The Further Restriction of Immigration 240 The Menace of the Immigrant Farmer Robert D Ward
489
A Protest against Immigration United Garment Workers 49o 242 Consular Inspection as a Method of Restriction Broughton Brandenburg
490
An Immigration Program The Immigration Commission
492
The Pro and Con of the Literacy Test
493
b Pauperism and Illiteracy Kate H Claghorn
494
c From the Men at the Gate Louis S Amonson
495
WantedAn Immigration Policy New Republic
496
G Immigration and Our Future 246 The Economics of Immigration Frank A Fetter
499
The Immigrant an Industrial Peasant? H G Wells
501
The Influence of the Immigrant on America Walter E Weyl
503
H The Quality of Population 249 The Breeding of Men Plato
506
Derby Day and Social Reform Martin Conway
507
Eugenics and the Social Utopia George P Mudge
509
The Rationale of Eugenics James A Field
511
The Problems of Economic Insecurity Introduction
515
A Insecurity under Modern Industrialism 254 Competition and Personal Insecurity Thomas Kirkup
517
Machinery and the Demand for Labor John A Hobson
519
Economic Insecurity and Insurance William F Willoughby
522
B Unemployment 257 Character and Types of Unemployment W H Beveridge
524
A Labor Exchange Gregory Mason
526
Cyclical Distribution of Government Orders Sidney and Beatrice Webb
528
Insurance against Unemployment W H Beveridge
531
An Appraisal of Unemployment Insurance William F Willoughby
533
Industrial Accident 262 The Machine Process and Industrial Accident E H Downey
534
Imputation of Responsibility for Accidents A Railway Company 537 264 Industrial Accidents and the Theory of Negligence LeeK Frankel and Miles...
538
The Incidence of Work Accidents E H Downey
540
The Necessity of Employers Liability Adna F Weber
542
Sickness and Old Age 267 The Industrial Cost of Sickness Joseph P Chamberlain
543
Why Sickness Insurance Should Be Compulsory I M Rubinow
544
The British National Insurance Bill Warren S Thompson
546
OldAge Pensions in New Zealand W P Reeves
548
E The Standard of Living 271 The Nature of the Standard of Living Frank Hatch Streightoff
550
A WageEarners Budget Louise Boland More
552
Life at 1 65 a Day Margaret F Byington
554
A Fair Living Wage Louise Boland More
557
F The Minimum Wage 275 The Promise of a Minimum Wage A N Holcombe
558
The Case for WageBoards Constance Smith
559
The Progress of the Minimum Wage Florence Kelley
562
The Futility of the Minimum Wage J Laurence Laughlin
564
WageSettlement by External Authority S J Chapman
567
A Minimum Wage for Immigrants Paul U Kellogg
569
G Compulsory Arbitration and Wages 281 Arbitration in New Zealand Hugh H Lusk
571
Compulsory Arbitration in Theory and Practice James Edward le Rossignol and William Downie Stewart
574
The Problems of Trade Unionism Introduction
577
A Group and Class Consciousness 283 Bourgeoisie and Proletariat Werner Sombart
579
The Historical Basis of Trade Unionism Sidney and Beatrice Webb
581
The Organization of the Illpaid Classes Charles H Cooley
582
Types of Unionism Robert F Hoxie
584
B The Viewpoints of Laborer and Capitalist 287 The Sons of Martha Rudyard Kipling
588
The Viewpoint of the Trade Unionists Robert F Hoxie
590
Articles of Faith
594
b A Political Creed National Association of Manufacturers
595
Character and Purposes of Trade Unions 290 The Undemocratic Character of Trade Unions Charles W Eliot
596
An Employers View of Trade Unions Andrew Carnegie
599
The Purposes of Trade Unionism John Mitchell
600
The Theory of Unionism 293 The Principle of Uniformity Robert F Hoxie
602
Collective Bargaining and the Trade Agreement John R Commons
605
The Economics of the Closed Shop Frank T Stockton
608
The Ethics of the Closed Shop James H Tufts
613
E The Weapons of Industrial Conflict 297 The Function of the Strike in Collective Bargaining John Mitchell
614
The Utility of the Strike Frank Julian Warne
615
The Striker and the Worker Solon Lauer
617
WantedJobs Breaking Strikes Joy Detective Agercy
618
Ostracism as an Industrial Weapon Frank Julian Warne
620
The Scab Dyer D Lum
622
F Scientific Management and Unionism 305 Labor and Efficiency Frederick W Taylor
624
The Nature of Scientific Management Maurice L Cooke
626
The Attitude of Organized Labor toward Scientific Management American Federation of Labor
628
G Unionism and the AntiTrust Laws 309 The Monopoly of Labor William H Taft
630
The Charter of Industrial Freedom Samuel Gompers
632
Legal Exemption of Labor Combinations Allyn A Young
634
H Revolutionary Unionism 312 Sabotage
637
c Put Salt in the Sugar Montpelier Labor Exchange
638
d The Effectiveness of Sabotage Arturo M Giovannitti
639
e The Universality of Sabotage Industrial Worker
640
Industrial versus Trade Unionism Mary K OSullivan
641
The Standpoint of Syndicalism Louis Levine
642
The General Strike Arthur D Lewis
644
Social Reform and Legal Institutions Introduction
647
A The Legal System 316 The Economic Basis of Law Achille Loria
649
Social Rights and the Legal System Roscoe Pound
651
Law and Social Statics Oliver W Holmes
654
B Private Property 320 The Development of the Right of Property George B Newcomb
658
Property and Stewardship Saint Basil
660
Progress and Property Paul Elmer More
661
MineProperty and Rights David M Parry
664
My Apology P Property
666
The Mediatory Character of Freedom Thomas Hill Green
669
Contractual RightsLegal and Real Thorstein B Veblen
676
The Danbury Hatters Case Harry W Laidler
682
Social Reform and Taxation
690
B The Theory of Taxation
696
The Burden of the Tariff Tax Liberal Party Pamphlet
702
Multiple Taxation Theodore Sutro
708
The Massachusetts Corporation Tax Commissioner of Corpora
710
Public Capitalization of the Inheritance Tax Alvin S Johnson
717
The Theoretical Basis of the Single Tax C B Fillebrown
725
Progress and Poverty
732
U S Steel and Labor Raynal C Boiling
739
Sombart
745
The Economic Failure of Capitalism J Ramsey Macdonald
748
The Case for Socialism 363 The Distinction between Socialism and Communism M Tugan Baranowsky
751
The Central Aim of Socialism Thomas Kirkup
752
Property and Industry under Socialism John Spargo
754
E Socialist Arguments for the Masses 366 CapitalismA Vampire System George E Littlefield
757
My Papa Is a Socialist Harvey P Moyer
758
The Capitalists Ten Commandments W Willis Harris
759
A Confession of Faith Progressive Thought
760
F Socialist Programs 370 The National Platform of the Socialist Party
761
Municipal and State Program Socialist Campaign Book
766
G The Case against Socialism 372 The Transition to the Socialist State O D Skelton
769
Socialism and Inequality N G Pierson
770
Some Objections to Socialism William Graham
773
Socialism and the Factors of Production
774
H Social Panaceas 376 Stable Money and the Future George H Shibley
777
The Way Out John Raymond Cummings
778
A New Earth L G Chiozza Money
780
A New Symbolism Alvin S Johnson
783
The Banquet of Life William Graham Sumner
785
Progress and Discontent Thomas Babington Macaulay
788
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