John Morrison's Testimony Of A Machinist

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John Morrison's Testimony of a Machinist is a Transcript of Morrison testifying in front of the Senate. The transcript covers changes in factory work environments, possible causes of those changes and effects that they have. This paper is a very good source to see the growing unrest among factory workers, why they feel disenfranchised and why they might wish to unionize. What is overlooked in this which make his arguments weaker than they could be is the fact that technology will always be advancing and must be adapted to. Morrison’s Transcript makes some compelling arguments about the declining state of living for factory worker, machinists specifically. When asked where in the class system he would put the average machinist, Morrison says,
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