chapter  5
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Strikes and Farm Labour in Italy and Hungary

THERE is one English word which seems to be more widely known and used in Europe than almost any other. It is the word “strike.” Labour strikes, I have understood, had their origin with the factory system in England. But the people on the Continent have improved on the original English device, and have found ways of using it of which we in America, I suspect, have rarely if ever heard.