TITLE

Second-Class Citizens

PUB. DATE
May 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;5/17/43, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p655
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the strike of coal miners in the U.S. which was called off after the intervention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and labor leader John L. Lewis. Problems faced by the miners for which they had to go on a strike; Reference to the injustice done to the miners by not increasing their wages; Discussion of the hostile attitude of the middle class toward trade unionism; Complaint of the miners that always in the past when they have tried to get better working conditions or more money, moral and ethical arguments have been used against them; Effect of the breach between the unionists and the rest of the country on its economy.
ACCESSION #
14682217

 

Related Articles

  • Washington Notes.  // New Republic;7/21/37, Vol. 91 Issue 1181, p305 

    Comments on political issues concerning the U.S. Tension in relations between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and labor leader John L. Lewis on Roosevelt's inability to solve the dispute between labor unions and steel companies; Negotiations for a compromise on the proposed reform of the Supreme...

  • The AFL and Lewis. Lahey, Edwin A. // New Republic;2/7/44, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p172 

    Reports that the meeting of the executive council of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) held in Miami, Florida, has been remarkable for contribution to the peace and tranquillity of the U.S. Effect of return of labor leader John L. Lewis and his miners to the Federation on political position...

  • COMMENT ON THE WEEK.  // America;7/22/1944, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p405 

    The author comments on various issues. He believes that if President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had rejected his Democratic nomination, he would have been charged with ingratitude. He also states that although Ray Edmundson's union revolt against John L. Lewis has little hope of success, he may...

  • One War, One Future.  // New Republic;2/1/43, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p136 

    Discusses efforts of the United Nations on formation of a Supreme War Council. Need for the Council to cover the four great phases of a coalition war--production, allocation of resources and manpower, strategy, and political warfare; Decisions for the war as a whole must be made by the political...

  • Mr. Lewis in Politics.  // New Republic;2/12/40, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p199 

    Focuses on the role of labor leader John L. Lewis in the U.S. politics. Attitude of Lewis and the Congress of Industrial Organizations towards U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policies; Demand for extension of the Walsh-Healey Act so that all business firms with government...

  • Does Papa Love Mama? T. R. B. // New Republic;2/12/40, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p210 

    Discusses the role of labor unions in the U.S. politics. Comments on the speech of labor leader John L. Lewis; Support of Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and other unions to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Attitude of CIO towards New Deal policies of Roosevelt; Description of...

  • Mr. Lewis Shows His Spleen.  // New Republic;11/4/40, Vol. 103 Issue 19, p615 

    Criticizes the struggle of labor leader John L. Lewis to fight for the rights of unions against U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's willingness to grand his approval. Allegation by Lewis on the President for his dictatorial role; Argument that Lewis that has long prevented a healing of the...

  • How They Are Voting: II. Ernst, Morris L. // New Republic;10/7/1936, Vol. 88 Issue 1140, p249 

    Presents views of the author on whom he is intending to vote in the coming presidential elections in the U.S. Information that the author will vote either for President Franklin D. Roosevelt or labor leader John Lewis.

  • Lewis Plays Power Politics. Flynn, John T. // New Republic;2/12/40, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p211 

    Focuses on the role of labor leader John L. Lewis in politics in the U.S. Attitude of liberals toward Lewis; Favor of liberalism by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Views of Lewis about the President; Comment on the strategy of Lewis regarding miners' support to political parties; Role of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics