During the Great Depression politics was in the air we breathed. The idea was that government’s job was to ensure the health and well-being of the body politic, which meant keeping employment high and war at bay. There were many publications designed to remind us of this mission. Solidarity was one of them. The “Official Organ of the Workmen’s Sick & Death Benefit Fund of the U.S.A.,” it used the bully pulpit to warn against the ills that might cause sickness and death.
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