|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
Still Crass did not answer, and neither Slyme nor Sawkins came to his assistance.
`If that could be done,' continued Owen, `it would simply make things worse for those who are already skilled mechanics. A greater number of skilled workers - keener competition for skilled workmen's jobs - a larger number of mechanics out of employment, and consequently, improved opportunities for employers to reduce wages. That is probably the reason why the Liberal Party - which consists for the most part of exploiters of labour - procured the great Jim Scalds to
tell us that improved technical education is the remedy for unemployment and poverty.'
`I suppose you think Jim Scalds is a