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Why I Am a Socialist
Title : Why I Am a Socialist
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ISBN : 9781594620430
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 312

Excerpt from Why I Am a SocialistBy the regulations of the Board of Health only anthra cite coal could be burned in the city. For years the retail price had been $5 a ton. I suppose that few persons in the worst of the East Side tenement houses had ever bought at one time a ton of coal. For one reason, there was no place to put it; and for another the average tene ment dweExcerpt from Why I Am a SocialistBy the regulations of the Board of Health only anthra cite coal could be burned in the city. For years the retail price had been $5 a ton. I suppose that few persons in the worst of the East Side tenement houses had ever bought at one time a ton of coal. For one reason, there was no place to put it; and for another the average tene ment dweller never had at one time $5 to expend on coal. Universally, the poorest bought their coal at the corner grocery, a pailful at a time. There the price was ten cents for a pailful.When this was translated into ton weights it meant that they were buyi


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