Sunday, January 13, 2013

Who Gets What?

"In 1908, when I was a logger in the Pacific Northwest, I came in contact with the Industrial Workers of the World - the short-lived but potent radical movement that swept the country following the turn of the century. One day, "Big Hill" Haywood, its leader and chief exponent, rolled into our logging camp. We called a half holiday and Bill delivered a wild, emotion-building speech. If what Bill Haywood told those lumbermen was true, any man who did not become a socialist of some color - pale, pink or red - was too yellow to become anything."

Good Reading Rack Service, 1955

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