The loudest talker will often carry his audience, while the more thoughtful speaker is simply engaged in stating, without embellishment, an exact fact, which, however essential to the case in hand, is dubbed dry and uninteresting. There are of course some points which are clearly enough stated; but the general scope of their demands is so vague that the leaders are able to shift their ground each time they are attacked, or they begin to add limitations which demolish the theory upon which they are based. The new trade unionism appears to insist upon discarding all friendly society benefits, and of combining for trade purposes only. The power of trade unionism depends upon organization, upon funds, upon the capacity and honesty of its leaders, and upon the loyalty and unselfish action of the mass of its members.