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Extra info for Carlo Tresca: Portrait of a Rebel (Italian & Italian American Studies)
Stetson Company in Philadelphia. Five hundred Italian and 900 Jewish hat makers, representing half of the employees, walked off their job in February 1905 to protest against the exploitative methods by which the owners generated fat profits. So-called apprentice workers were hired at two dollars a week, with a promise that they would receive a small bonus and become permanent employees after three months. ” The survivors engaged in piecework requiring them to keep their hands in near boiling water softening felt, to stand in the overflow that covered the floor, and to breathe felt particles all day 28 CARLO TRESCA: PORTRAIT OF A REBEL long.
As in the old country, Tresca viewed priests—he often referred to them as maiali neri (black hogs)—as purveyors of obscurantism and myth, social engineers whose pastoral function was to ensure the docility of the masses by keeping them ignorant and obedient. 13 In his autobiography, he described them as regular leeches always on the warpath for fresh blood, exacting exorbitant taxes, selling at various prices exemptions from military duty, and devouring whatever money was forthcoming to them [workers’ families] as compensation for the death of a relative in mine explosions or industrial accidents generally.
The prominenti, the Catholic clergy, and the “patriotic” elements of the community sided with the consul general. The outcome of the trial, however, was a foregone conclusion. Interrogated by the prosecutor, Naselli professed ignorance of all the abuses alleged to have been practiced at the consulate. Copies of the articles written by Tresca and Giovanni Di Silvestro, translated for the court by the consul’s own secretary, were woefully inaccurate; yet the most offensive portions were read into the record.
Carlo Tresca: Portrait of a Rebel (Italian & Italian American Studies) by Nunzio Pernicone