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Quote from Samuel P. Hays,

"The root of the evil… lay not in corruption but in the system which bred it, the alliance between industrialists and politicians which produced benefits in the form of tariffs, public lands, and federal subsidies."


Samuel P. Hays (more quotes by Samuel P. Hays or books by/about Samuel P. Hays)


The Response to Industrialism 1885-1914, p. 26, describing the view of E.L. Godkin, who founded the weekly Nation


Corruption, Government, Greed, Politics, Power, Taxation, Welfare


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