Leon Jouhaux

Leon Jouhaux

French labor leader, Nobel Peace Prize 1951
At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition.More Leon Jouhaux quotes [08/04/2009 12:08:00]
In the report made on behalf of the C.G.T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers' organizations, lay the first foundations of the United States of Europe.More Leon Jouhaux quotes [08/04/2009 12:08:00]
A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one.More Leon Jouhaux quotes [08/04/2009 12:08:00]
True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.More Leon Jouhaux quotes [08/04/2009 12:08:00]
This led me to understand that trade unionism, the instrument of working-class liberation and of social change could, and indeed should, be also an instrument of industrial progress.More Leon Jouhaux quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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