Saturday, 13 June 2015

Triumphant Plutocracy – Episode 7

Richard F. Pettigrew Triumphant Plutocracy (aka Imperial Washington): The Story of American Public Life from 1870 to 1920

Episode #7 Continued reading of Triumphant Plutocracy by Richard Franklin Pettigrew, including Chapter VIII: Labor. Congress Composed of Lawyers Whose Only Interest Was Their Clients. Pettigrew: Only One Bill In The Interest of Labor Became Law in Twelve Years. The Battle To Pass Legislation Requiring Railroads to Report Industrial Accidents. A Senator Turns to Pettigrew As a Last Resort. Not Afraid to Make Enemies. The Congressional Merry-Go-Round. Fighting Amendments and Committees. The Bill Finally Passed. The Bill Gets “Lost” and Therefore Can’t Be Signed Into Law. The Underhanded Nature of Government. The True Nature of the AFL and It’s Leaders. Samuel Gompers. The AFL Is a Trust. The Status Quo Methodology: Buy Out Opposition or Destroy It. The AFL Compromised at Birth by Special Interests. Breaking Strikes By Force. The Use of Agent Provocateurs.


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