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Dannenberg, Karl. The road to power, or, the constructive elements of socialism - Image 29. 1919. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 9, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1375/show/1363.

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Dannenberg, Karl. (1919). The road to power, or, the constructive elements of socialism - Image 29. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1375/show/1363

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Title The road to power, or, the constructive elements of socialism
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Dannenberg, Karl
Publisher Literature Bureau of the Workers' International Industrial Union
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Detroit, Michigan
Date 1919
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
  • Labor unions
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 33 pages: chart; 17 cm.
Original Item Location HX86.D25 1919
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304529~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript CONSTRUCTIVE ELEMENTS OF SOCIALISM 27 of the workers must and will amalgamate into compact Industrial Unions. This is a dictate flowing from social development, and the instinct of self- preservation slumbering in all .human beings will see to it that it is recognized and executed. In the period of, relatively considered, small production, when the craft psychology and craft interests still dominated the capitalists; when every productive function was performed independent of the other; in the good old times, when every capitalist manufactured a distinct product, and such colossal manifestations as a steel trust, food trust, transportation trust or an oligarchy of high finance were still unknown, the craft organization was in place; but now, in the period of a slowly developing international Capitalism, with an oligarchy of finance preparing to dominate the globe, craft organization on the part of the workers is not only inefficient, but also an abnormality—a remnant of a past phase in evolution. To what extent the craft psychology still dominates the labor movement today, we can ascertain when contemplating upon the following: Productivity in present society can be divided into six large industries, or, in the sense of Industrial Unionism, classified into the following six departments. 1. The Department of Agriculture, Land, Fisheries and Water Products. 2. The Department of Mining. 3. The Department of Transportation and Communication. 4. The Department of Manufacture and General Production. 5. The Department of Construction. 6. The Department of Public Service. These six divisions or departments, grouped together or organized into one great unit, form the basis of our whole economic life. Therefore, six