Wretched As They Wanna Be.

AuthorPerrin, Robert A.

Dean Strang's Keep the Wretches in Order (book excerpt, "The Birth of the Wobblies," June/July issue) is a welcome addition to America's labor union history. His book is about a time when corporations teamed up with state legislatures and Congress to pass what were then called anti-syndicalism laws that, by the end of WWI, saw Attorney General Mitchell Palmer in the great Red Scare use the power of the federal government to round up...

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