Quotation by Meridel Le Sueur

What happens in a strike happens not to one person alone.... It is a crisis with meaning and potency for all and prophetic of a future. The elements in crisis are the same, there is a fermentation that is identical. The elements are these: a body of men, women and children, hungry; an organization of feudal employers out to break the back of unionization; and the government Labor Board sent to "negotiate" between this hunger and this greed.
Meridel Le Sueur (b. 1900), U.S. author. What Happens in a Strike (1934).

Written in America during the Great Depression.
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