The Industrial Revolution You Haven't Met

Wendy McElroy

In textile factories, they were called "scavengers." The typical scavenger was about six years old, and the child's job was to reclaim loose cotton that fell under the machinery. Because the machines kept operating, terrible injuries were commonplace. History points to child labor during the Industrial Revolution as a heart wrenching indictment of the capitalist system or, rather, specific historians who have been influential have done so. History itself actually frowns upon their interpretation because it is a lie.


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Peter

Posted: Nov 08 2013, 8:25 AM

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91240 More libertarian propaganda -
When will the Misesist acknowledge that there never has been, and in all likelihood never will be, 'a free market' other than in your dreams ?


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