The BC Federationist
ran a photograph of Bird and Farris on the newspaper's front page, announcing the two lawyers would be defending the arrested miners.
Pierson, "A Full Employment Program," American Federationist
, August 1945.
What followed, beginning in the Federationist
in late 1936, was an extremely open debate in the BC CCF over the popular front with A.M.
group in Sydney included a prime example of a colonial-born 'Irishman', Francis Bede Freehill.
The second point that needs to be made emerges from the simultaneous publication in the British Columbia Federationist
, the paper of the Vancouver Trades and Labor Council, of an article entitled "Proletarian Dictatorship." Reprinted from-the Butte Bulletin, the article provided clear insight into the emerging revolutionary consensus around the dictatorship of the proletariat.
(39) Joe Naylor, a Cumberland coal miner, socialist, and BCFL past-president who was acquitted on charges of aiding Ginger Goodwin, wrote in the Federationist
: "It seems the spirit of unionism is growing everywhere on Vancouver Island." Dangerous working conditions in Island coal mines could be prevented, Naylor concluded, "if the men themselves would only join together into a progressive organization, with the principle imbued within themselves that an injury to one is an injury to all." (40)
By 1912, the British Columbia Federationist
felt workers were so committed to the belief in capitalist prosperity they failed to support socialist candidates.
(44) The facts here are taken from a Pacific Lime Company advertisement in the BC Federationist
, 31 August 1917.
There he made what the labour newspaper the BC Federationist
called "a fighting speech." Gosden warned the crowd that the bosses "were putting you to the test.
, 9 February 1923; Tim Buck, "Report of Canadian District," Labor Herald, September 1922; NAC, CPC, Vol.
George's visit, it should be recalled, took place a decade before Australian Federation in 1901, while key federationists
such as Henry Parkes, attended some of George's lectures (pp.
(3) Hazel Hertzberg, in Social Studies Reform, discussed two main camps in social studies: federationists
, who favor distinct disciplines, and unitarians, who favor curriculum integration.