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Lochner v. New York
overturns new york law setting 8 hr maximum working hours for bakery workers- 1905
William James, Pragmatism
He was a philosopher who wrote about a concept known as the 'second,' which emphasized the practical side of thinking. Truth came from everyday experienced and observation.
Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward
rivaling Henry George, he wrote Looking Backward, a utopian novel, published in 1888, it described the experiences of a young Bostonian who went into a hypnotic sleep in 1887 and awoke in 2000, finding a new social order in which want, politics and vice were unknown. The society had emerged through peace and evolution, and all of the trusts of the 1800\u2019s joined together form one government controlled trust, which distributed the abundance of the industrial economy equally among all people. \u201cFraternal cooperation\u201d replaced competition, there were no class divisions, and there was great nationalism.
Eugene V. Debs
he organized the American railway union, became disillusioned with capitalism and became a spokes man for the socialist party of America and was candidate for president 5 times
Refers to one of the magazine journalist who exposed the corrupt side of business and public life in the early 1900s. (Example: Ida Tarbell who wrote about standard oil companies cutthroat methods of eliminating competition.)
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