helen campbell

"Negative or Positive Gospel"
Helen Campbell
In this "Prisoners of Povert" column, Helen Campbell criticizes the Church for failing to acknowledge, let alone advocate for the city's poor. She assures the reader that New York's poor are very real and goes on to tell the story of a young mother struggling to support her sick husband and children by working in underwear manufacturing.
"More Methods of Prosperous Firms"
Helen Campbell
In the sixth installment of "Prisoners of Poverty," Campbell continues her Marxist critique of the garment manufacturing industry. She describes how competitionsbetween and within manufacturers contributes to low wages, long hours and poor conditions for the working poor, especially women.
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