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Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933. Socialism summed up - Image 19. 1913. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 21, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/377/show/279.

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Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933. (1913). Socialism summed up - Image 19. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/377/show/279

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Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933, Socialism summed up - Image 19, 1913, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 21, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/377/show/279.

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Title Socialism summed up
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933
Publisher The H. K. Fly Co.
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York
Date 1913
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 110 pages: illustrations; 20 cm.
Original Item Location HX86.H77 1914
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304545~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 CAUSES THAT MAKE FOR SOCIALISM 17 of the United States and upon the products of the toil of generations of Americans yet unborn. The trusts are the most important and sometimes the sole employers of labor in their industries. Hence they have practically absolute power to dictate the terms of employment of their workers. Most trustified industries are characterized by long hours, miserable wages and general ill-treatment of the employees. The trusts as complete or practical monopolies also have the power to arbitrarily fix the prices of commodities. In most trustified industries the prices of goods or charges for services have increased enormously notwithstanding the great economies in production. The trusts are the principal cause of the vexatious new problem familiarly and intimately known as "the high cost of living.' But more baneful even than the economic evils of the trusts are their corrupting effects on the public and political life of the country—their notorious influence on the dominant political parties, the government, legislatures and judiciary, and their control of the public press. The trusts are a most serious menace to democracy. Thus capitalist management of the industries, both , competitive and trustified, has produced most of the social maladies" of our day and generation. It has divided the people into classes with antagonistic economic interests and has bred class struggles and class hatred, 5