|Statement||by George Gilmore.|
|Series||Assessment -- pamphlet 1, Assessment (Dublin, Ireland) -- pamphlet 1.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||22 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||22|
Land, Labor, and the Republican Community. How working people's republican "free labor" ethos changed the national agenda at a crucial period in U.S. history. The National Reform Association (NRA) was an antebellum land reform movement inspired by the shared dream of a . Rooting the movement in contemporary economic structures and social ideology, Young America examines this urban and working-class "agrarianism," demonstrating how the political preoccupations of this movement transformed socialism by drawing its adherents from communitarian preoccupations into political action. The alliance of the NRA's land Cited by: The black Republican in modern politics is most often depicted either as a traitor to be scorned or misguided. As a new book > from Princeton University Press argues, those sweeping Author: Leah Wright Rigueur. In Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men, Eric Foner puts forth a compelling argument chronicling the coalescence of the Republican party under the ideology of free labor. Before reading this book, I was largely unaware of the disparate elements that came together to form the Republican party prior to the Civil War, and the complex maneuverings on /5(50).
The platform of the Republican Party of the United States is generally based on American conservatism, in contrast to the social liberalism of the Democrats. The party consists of moderates, sometimes described as establishment Republicans, and members of the Tea Party or Freedom Caucus, who have been described as populist, right-wing, and far-right. [excessive citations] The party also. In Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War, Eric Foner argued, “Moderate and conservative Republicans were especially attracted by the argument against slavery based on political economy, because it was a means of diverting attention from what they regarded as the troublesome and inflammatory. It’s a long way from Abraham Lincoln’s Grand Old Party and the war to end slavery to today’s Republicans and their relentless attacks on immigrants, women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and the labor movement. It is not news that the modern Republican Party . At the bidding of corporations, Republicans are working against workers because labor organizations succeed through concerted action in wresting from fat cat CEOs a more fair share of the fruit of workers’ labor. Workers in labor unions receive higher wages, better health benefits and pensions and safer conditions.
The Republican Party has historically been a bitter opponent of labor unions. Since the New Deal, Republicans have consistently supported efforts to weaken unions by eliminating or eroding statutory protections for the right to organize and collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions. The Republican Labour Party (RLP) was a political party in Northern was founded in , with two MPs at Stormont, Harry Diamond and Gerry Fitt. They had previously been the sole Northern Ireland representatives of the Socialist Republican Party and the Irish Labour Party respectively, so a common joke was that "two one-man parties had become one two-man party". The Republican Party and President Trump have declared war on unions. The two prongs of their crusade include stacking the deck against unions by selecting anti-union/pro-corporate ideologues to. Mark A. Lause, Young America: Land, Labor and the Republican Community (Champaign: University of Illinois Press ) THE NATIONAL REFORMERS, antebellum working men who crafted a movement advocating the right to land for the landless, were ignored by historians for decades after the publication of the first book-length treatment of their movement in