Emma Goldman quote about poverty from Anarchism and Other Essays - Industry is the ceaseless piracy of the rich against the poor.
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Industry is the ceaseless piracy of the rich against the poor.
 Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays (1910). copy citation

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Author Emma Goldman
Source Anarchism and Other Essays
Topic poverty piracy industry
Date 1910
Language English
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“But is it in reality a true organization? Is it not rather an arbitrary institution, cunningly imposed upon the masses?
"Industry, too, is called an organization; yet nothing is farther from the truth. Industry is the ceaseless piracy of the rich against the poor.
"We are asked to believe that the Army is an organization, but a close investigation will show that it is nothing else than a cruel instrument of blind force.
"The Public School! The colleges and other institutions of learning, are they not models of organization, offering the people fine opportunities for instruction?” source

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