Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The balancing act: Who are the real Luddites?

From page A4 | April 03, 2013 |

Luddites were early 19th century English textile workers who protested against the industrialization of the textile industry. Machines and low-cost labor were about to cost them their job. Many people died in the ensuing fight against textile industrialization. Later the term became synonymous with a person or movement who was opposed to advancement or new technologies.

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