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Bill Haywood (1869 – 1928)


Prominent figure in American radical unionism as a leader of the Western Federation of Miners and later as a founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World.
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Bill Haywood
The mine owners "did not find the gold, they did not mine the gold, they did not mill the gold, but by some weird alchemy all the gold belonged to them!"
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A liberal is someone who leaves the room when a fight breaks out.
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If one man has a dollar he didn't work for, some other man worked for a dollar he didn't get.




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[Christianity] was all nonsense, based on that profane compilation of fables called the Bible.
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The bandage will remain on the eyes of Justice as long as the Capitalist has the cut, shuffle, and deal.
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Socialism is so plain, so clear, and so simple that when a person becomes an intellectual he doesn't understand socialism.
Bill Haywood
Eight hours of work, eight hours of play, eight hours of sleep - eight hours a day! (From the Haymarket era eight hour campaign)
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