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When fighting for his own personal interests, within the labor movement Gompers
was very militant. He was a hard-fighting, hard-drinking, hail-fellow-well-met
leader, who intellectually stood head and shoulders above any of his associate ...
Although relatively few in number in the great lumber industry of the Pacific
Northwest, they were always very militant, and for many years had a strong union
while the rest of the workers were unorganized. They work among whirling saws
Jimmie Higgins is that active rank and file element which the French call the
militant. He is the type of tireless, devoted, disciplined, self-sacrificing and brave
worker — the very salt of the working class. Wherever there is hard, slogging
work to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pjsullivan - LibraryThing
This is America as seen by a migrant worker in the early decades of the twentieth century. It is hard to believe that any one man could survive all this adventure, but Foster speaks with an authority ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cblaker - LibraryThing
With the exception of the chapters on Russia and the US communist party this book is good and informative. The chapters on Russia sing the praises of Comrade Stalin and they discuss the "engineer ... Read full review