The Employers' Association precipitated that strike.
You know, and you know that I know just what jobbery was done in the building trades' strike last fall, who put up the money, who did the work, and who profited by it.
It's a great stroke, this general strike," he said, as we bowled along through the crowded but orderly streets.
The working class did not come uptown any more to see how we were taking the strike.
He had hoped, at first, to recover most of the horses after the strike was over, but in the end he never recovered one of them.
We have maintained an orderly strike," it ran; "and we shall maintain order to the end.
As for myself, I was convinced that the end of the general strike was near, and I was resolved to return to San Francisco.
A general strike is a cruel and immoral thing, and the brain of man should be capable of running industry in a more rational way.
How many strikes have you won by starving labour into submission?
Yet ten years before, when there were no unions in Packingtown, there was a strike, and national troops had to be called, and there were pitched battles fought at night, by the light of blazing freight trains.
They were wanted to break a strike, and when it was broken they would be shipped away, and their present masters would never see them again; and so whisky and women were brought in by the carload and sold to them, and hell was let loose in the yards.
I don't even know where he is--he's run away to dodge the strike.