The Aims of Labour

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B. W. Huebsch, 1918 - Labor - 128 pages
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Page 44 - The treaties and agreements which bring it to an end must embody terms which will create a peace that is worth guaranteeing and preserving, a peace that will win the approval of mankind, not merely a peace that will serve the several interests and immediate aims of the nations engaged.
Page 4 - These things shall be, — a loftier race Than e'er the world hath known shall rise With flame of freedom in their souls, And light of knowledge in their eyes.
Page 119 - Nation's industry, no longer deflected by individual profiteering, on the basis of the common ownership of the means of production; the equitable sharing of the proceeds among all who participate in any capacity and only among these...
Page 102 - Fourth, that all well-defined national aspirations shall be accorded the utmost satisfaction that can be accorded them without introducing new or perpetuating old elements of discord and antagonism that would be likely in time to break the peace of Europe and consequently of the world.
Page 4 - New arts shall bloom of loftier mould, And mightier music thrill the skies, And every life shall be a song When all the earth is paradise.
Page 113 - The Four Pillars of the House that we propose to erect, resting upon the common foundation of the Democratic control of society in all its activities, may be termed, respectively : (a) The Universal Enforcement of the National Minimum ; (6) The Democratic Control of Industry; (c) The Revolution in National Finance; and (d) The Surplus Wealth for the Common Good.
Page 112 - ... a deliberately planned cooperation in production and distribution for the benefit of all who participate by hand or by brain; not on the utmost possible inequality of riches, but on a systematic approach towards a healthy equality of material circumstances for every person born into the world; not on an enforced dominion over subject nations, subject races, subject colonies, subject classes, or a subject sex, but, in industry as well as in government, on that equal freedom, that general consciousness...
Page 109 - ... no annexations or punitive indemnities, and the right of all peoples to self-determination," and that they are working with all their power to obtain from their governments the necessary guarantees to apply those principles honestly and unreservedly to all questions to be dealt with at any official peace conference.
Page 64 - The time has arrived when all possible encouragement should be given to the development of imperial resources and especially to making the Empire independent of other countries in respect of food supplies, raw materials, and essential industries.
Page 126 - From the same source must come the greatly increased public provision that the Labor Party will insist on being made for scientific investigation and original research, in every branch of knowledge, not to say also for the promotion of music, literature, and fine art, which have been under capitalism so greatly neglected, and upon which, so the Labor Party...

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