- ›› Eras and Sub-Eras : Populism and Agrarian Discontent
Vassar College historian Rebecca Edwards discusses the Gilded Age with Gilder Lehrman President James Basker.
It is idle to talk of a peaceful strike. None such has ever occurred. All combinations to interfere with perfect freedom in the proper management and control of one's lawful business, to dictate the terms upon which such business shall be conducted by means of threats, are within the condemnation of the law.
Farmer's Loan and Trust v. Northern Pacific, 1894Reading 2
Combinations are reappearing on all sides....They all do something...