Congress took a hand, not against labor; but to illustrate what I said about the difference between making a law and telling what the law means, we might refer to the act which was considered a great law at the time of its passage, a law defining conspiracy and combinations in reference to trade, the Sherman anti-trust law. In the meantime, the ...Read MoreCongress took a hand, not against labor; but to illustrate what I said about the difference between making a law and telling what the law means, we might refer to the act which was considered a great law at the time of its passage, a law defining conspiracy and combinations in reference to trade, the Sherman anti-trust law. In the meantime, the combinations of capital had grown so large that even respectable people began to be afraid of them, farmers and others who never learn anything until everybody else has forgotten it (laughter); they began to be afraid of them. They found the great industrial organizations of the country controlling everything they used. One powerful organization owned all the oil there was in the United States; another handful of men owned all the anthracite coal there was in the United States; a few men owned all the iron mines in the United States; and the people began to be alarmed about it.Read Less
New in New jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7.75-9.75 inches tall. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FACSIMILE REPRINT. Our books are completely re-typeset and re-designed in a manner respectful of the original volume. This avoids the inevitable reproduction of aging, foxing and paper discoloration of a facsimile edition. Every page is careully proofread to discover typos anf other unwanted characters. We print on opaque, cream-coloured 70lb offset text stock. Chapter initials are in colour. Any illustrations are digitally enhanced. Full-page photographic and/or engraved plates are tissue-guarded. Covers are bound in the half-calf manner with maroon vinyl book cloth. All books have a red-ribbon bookmark, laminated jackets for cleanliness and durability plus royal-red inside covers and parchment end papers. Most books have either a new frontispiece illustration of the author, a short biography or both. Cover and jacket designs are consistent across all titles, appropriate for a collectable library. All books are made in the U.S. A and your satisfaction is guaranteed. (A RECENT NOTE from a customer "...It is a relief not to have a facsmile. The rinting is clear and the book is very well bound."--RF, Baltimore, MD.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.