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Labor and Communism The Conflict That Shaped American Unions by Bert Cochran

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Published by Princeton Univ Pr .
Written in English


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  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations

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ISBN 100691005893
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Later socialists / communists used different versions of this phrase. Joseph Stalin wrote this into Article 12 of the constitution of The Soviet Union. In the U.S.S.R. work is a duty and a matter of honor for every able-bodied citizen, in accordance with the principle: "He who does not work, neither shall he eat.". The principle applied in the U.S.S.R. is that of socialism: "From each. Filed under: Labor unions and communism -- United States -- History Maurice Sugar: Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit, (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, ), by Christopher H. Johnson (multiple formats with commentary at ). Filed under: Labor unions and communism -- United States Prospects of American Radicalism (reprinted from the American Socialist of January ), by Bert Cochran (multiple formats at ) Strikes and the Communists Behind Them (New York: Constitutional Educational League, c), by Joseph P. Kamp (page images at HathiTrust).   Communism entails the abolition of wage labor, this is a given. The question for me is something like, how should we think about labor after the advent of Communism. Ostensibly there will still be people doing socially useful work under communism, so how should we think about this and what should we be calling this socially useful work.

Get this from a library! Communism in labor. [LaRue I Berfield; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws,; United States. Congress Senate.]. Marx actually believed that in the communist society beyond the Revolution, the division of labor would be utterly destroyed. All specialization would disappear. This implies that for the pur­poses of economic production and rational economic planning, all men (and all geographical areas) are created : Gary North.   Richardson’s book The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North, , shows how Northerners who were initially supportive of Author: Rebecca Onion. The author views Foster's influence in the American Communist movement from the perspective of the history of American labor and unionism, but he also offers a realistic assessment of Foster's career in light of factional intrigues at the highest levels of the Communist International. Originally published in Cited by: