William Z. Foster

Radical Tactics

Written: 1922
Source: The Liberator
Transcribed: Mitch Abidor
HTML formatting: David Walters in 2005 for the Marxists Internet Archive
Public Domain: William Z. Foster Internet Archive 2005. This work is completely free.

This May Day brings us the most hopeful situation for the workers of America that we have seen for many a year.

The encouraging signs are those which show the changed attitude of the radicals towards the trade unions. At last they are beginning to take the unions seriously, and to give them some of their boundless energy and enthusiasm. That is what the unions have been starving for all these years. The change in tactics of the radicals will bring a labor renaissance in a few years. It is an event of the greatest significance and importance.