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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_federation_competition_in_the_United_States

Labor federation competition in the U.S. is a history of the labor movement, considering U.S. .... David Brundage explains pure and simple unionism as "the view that the labor movement should confine itself to fighting over wages and working ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_unionism

A business union is a type of trade union that is opposed to class or revolutionary unionism and ... according to Hoxie, business unionists were advocates of "pure and simple" trade unionism, as opposed to class or revolutionary unionism.

www.britannica.com/topic/pure-and-simple-unionism

But equally significant was the enunciation of a guiding labour philosophy—“pure and simple” unionism—under the aegis of Samuel Gompers and his circle of ...

historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5037

Adolph Strasser, a leader of the cigarmakers' union, clearly articulated this emerging philosophy of “pure and simple unionism” in his 1883 testimony before the ...

www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00236566508583956

socialism to pure and simple unionism. The present article deals with the transformation of the key personality in this story, Adolph Strasser. Both McGuire and ...

pdfs.semanticscholar.org/1583/40fc873d09ec76316e55211688a3288879d1.pdf

acterize the pure and simple trade unionism of the Progressive Era AFL.8 It is true that the AFL did not seek to end wage labor, market exchange, or private ...

aflcio.org/about/history/labor-history-people/samuel-gompers

Second, Gompers believed in a pure-and-simple unionism that focused primarily on economic rather than political reform as the best way of securing workers' ...

www.peoplesworld.org/article/today-in-labor-history-samuel-gompers-dies-at-the-age-of-7

Dec 13, 2012 ... At first, Gompers believed in a pure-and-simple unionism that focused primarily on economic rather than political reform as the best way of ...

www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=2&psid=3193

Gompers repudiated socialism and advocated a pragmatic "pure and simple" unionism that emphasized agreements with employees--which would spell out for ...

digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1730&context=articles

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