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“Labor Built this Republic, Labor Shall Rule It”

Edward T. O’Donnell

in Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231120005
eISBN:
9780231539265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231120005.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the rise of the Central Labor Union (CLU) and Henry George's ascendant influence among workers in New York City. In the fall of 1882, George set sail for New York City. He would ... More


“To Save Ourselves from Ruin”

Edward T. O’Donnell

in Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231120005
eISBN:
9780231539265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231120005.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Henry George's election campaign for the mayor of New York City in 1886 under the banner of the Central Labor Union's (CLU) United Labor Party. If elected, George pledged he ... More


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