The question is always ‘What is the role of a labor movement?’ How much is about collective bargaining, how much is about social change for all workers?
Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it’s own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one’s thoughts.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor, that he was ignorant. Now every high-school student knows that. How did it become so easy?
A lot of joblessness in the black community doesn’t seem to be reachable through fiscal and monetary policies. People have not been drawn into the labor market even during periods of economic recovery.
Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race or nation.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.
Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little.