,founder of the AmericanFederation of Labor, 1893.
By 1894 when Coxey and his army set out, various political currents from churches to moderate reformers like Samuel Gompers
were all raising the issue of unemployment and calling into question the government's laissez-faire policies in various ways.
So Saddler, an electronics student at Samuel Gompers
Vocational High School, set about transforming the humble turntable into an instrument.
While some, such as American Federation of Labor President Samuel Gompers
, would support military preparedness and US participation in the war, the majority of socialists, union activists, and labour radicals opposed US interventions, first in the Mexican Revolution and later in "the European War.
El lider sindical Samuel Gompers
tiene un texto demagogo en la mano izquierda, mientras en la derecha recupera monedas de la maquina.
The document collection also allows us to recognise the breadth of support the Haymarket Eight received from the likes of Samuel Gompers
, President of the American Federation of Labor, District 49 of the rival Knights of Labor, notable socialists and anarchists such as Eleanor Marx and Peter Kropotkin, and literary figures such as William Dean Howells.
Though Equity was nearly a thousand members strong, it was still a middling outfit with little muscle behind it--not the kind of muscle that the mammoth American Federation of Labor had, with its 4 million members led by Samuel Gompers
, the most powerful American labor leader of his time.
Morgan, Samuel Gompers
, Mary Elizabeth Lease, Eugene V.
Most labor union leaders have not been Marxists, but any doubts that they consciously and deliberately borrowed the above-mentioned three doctrines from the ideology of socialism should be satisfied by reading the following statement, which was drafted during an 1894 Chicago conference of labor leaders, including the historically famous Samuel Gompers
of the American Federation of Labor:
The supporting cast of characters the reader will meet along the way includes popular figures in American history such as Buffalo Bill, George Washington Gale Ferris, Samuel Gompers
, Melvil Dewey, Thomas Edison, and Clarence Darrow, among others.
Scipes traces the origin of AFL-CIO collusion and support of US Empire to AFL founder Samuel Gompers
and his philosophy of "business unionism that accepts the domination of society by corporate power; that organizes worker-members to fight for their limited interests instead of those of all working people; that is isolated from the community and resources outside of the trade union movement; and that keeps its members subordinated and does not educate them.
In a letter written to Samuel Gompers
, head of the American Federation of Labor, Gov.