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this article is pretty much unusable in its present form; I move to delete it and make a fresh start. It is really poor. the second paragraph seems to suggest that not only the industrial revolution, but *marxism* started in the united states. Perhaps it is simply muddy writing; but one detects an undercurrent of ignorance and an attitude to history that we see a lot of here in Florida. Why not delete wholesale, and call for experts to make a fresh start. (talk) 01:17, 28 November 2009 (UTC)

There is no way this article would be deleted through due process. This is, however, a project where additions of material are welcomed if the additions carry a link to readily accessible, verifiable, and otherwise acceptable sources. There is a wikipedia "template axiom" which goes:

Thank you for your suggestion. When you believe an article needs improvement, please feel free to make those changes. Wikipedia is a wiki, so anyone can edit almost any article by simply following the edit this page link at the top. The Wikipedia community encourages you to be bold in updating pages. Don't worry too much about making honest mistakes—they're likely to be found and corrected quickly. If you're not sure how editing works, check out how to edit a page, or use the sandbox to try out your editing skills. New contributors are always welcome. You don't even need to log in (although there are many reasons why you might want to). .

In other words, if you perceive a problem, you can attempt to fix it. But in doing so, and particularly contentious topics as the subject herein, be prepared to "take on the world," so to speak. I'll cross post this to your user page. Along with whatever appropriate welcome template might help you to some useful links, so that you might familiarize yourself with the process of additions and removal of material on Wikipedia, the most important internet reference website. --Hamster Sandwich (talk) 01:30, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
I can empathize with - what I sense - your apprehension in a complete rewrite. I had a sense that you weren't completely new, which is why I provided you with a fuller explanation than I might have otherwise with an IP. If you decide to come back, please establish a user account, as it makes editing MUCH easier, for all parties, including yourself. I can't say for sure, but I'd imagine that a lot more IP edits are reverted without full reading by the sysop, or Huggler, or Twinkler, or whatever else they've got going on here now, than by edits created by an editor with a user name, as a baseline. And I do suggest some catching up on current policies, which are in some instances, radically different than they were in '05. Good luck, thanks for the suggestion, and feel free to contact me if you need assistance of any kind. -- Hamster Sandwich (talk) 01:58, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
Actually, here's one I wrote back in '05 Collective bargaining. It's been edited and expanded by others since then, but it might have some better information for you (and hopefully a more acceptable level of prose!) than the Trade union article offers. Let me know! Thanks -- Hamster Sandwich (talk) 02:09, 28 November 2009 (UTC)