James Connolly: “Sweatshops Behind the Orange Flag”

“Irish tory employers hid[e] their sweatshops behind orange flags, and Irish home rule landlords us[e] the green sunburst of Erin to cloak their rack-renting in the festering slums of our Irish towns.” – James Connolly, “Sweatshops Behind the Orange Flag”, Forward, 11 March 1911 James Connolly was an Irish socialist revolutionary who participated in the […]