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Heartbreak and Possible Hope
on 25 September 2013
This is the first review I have written from the thousands of books I've read over my life. It delved into every emotion within my person. The Meat Packing industry in Chicago was the hope of a new life for all the ignorant European poor people shipped in. They had no experience nor knowledge of large businesses, politics and couldn't speak English. A good way to keep them ignorant. These people were morally pure compared to those who would exploit them in order to regain control of the money these extremely poor people earned and ultimately paid back with their lives.
I don't want to tell too much of this classic and real story but it is all too obvious that it is not too far away from the way we see multinational companies, Banks and Politicians conducting their business today. It leaves me thinking, so often, how can people who are supposed to be human beings treat other human beings in this way in order to make so much money and gain power for themselves, shareholders and puppet politicians.
Several times I put the book down and tried to read another book since it tore my emotions apart. However, I couldn't leave this book since I had to learn more. I strongly recommend that anybody who has a conscience and cares for others should read this piece of classic writing and then have a look at what is happening throughout our beautiful planet today and ask themselves - Who Are These People Who Can Do This To Others????