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  • Subject is exactly "government regulation"
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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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George W. Perkins discusses the Woodrow Wilson administation and the government's efforts to break the monopoly of the American Telephone Company.
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Addams discusses the association in the public eye between settlements and immigrants and when immigrants are involved in high profile crimes, settlements are accused of supporting anarchism. Addams defends the role of the settlement as the bridge between immigrant communities and the American public, holding that it does not change in times of crisis.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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Addams led a contingent to oppose efforts to exclude child actors from child labor laws. She testified before the State Senate committee considering the bill, along with Will J. Davis (speaking for the bill), Mrs. Coonley-Ward, Mrs. A. T. Aldrich, Margaret Halsey, and Anna Nichols.
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Members of the American Association for Labor Legislation asks Sharpe to donate to their campaign for labor legislation in Pennsylvania.
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The Commission identifies problems regarding the labor of women and children and recommends solutions.
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Addams has sent Harriman materials on the creation of a central authority on industry so the federal government could enforce labor laws.
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A report of the work of the Department of Social and Industrial Justice, regarding legislative efforts concerning industrial accident insurance.
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Addams discusses the responsibility of the State for the public health and sanitation and child labor.
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams and a number of other leaders petition President Taft to open a commision to study the conditions of labor, its relation to the government, the cost of strikes, and trade unions.
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