With the slowing down of economies everywhere, the poor will lose their jobs and income from self-employment.
It also forced existing Chinese Americans out of the labor force, and into self-employment.
The Homestead law opened up the road to self-employment by way of free land and agriculture.
The lure of "greenbackism" was that it offered an opportunity for self-employment.
The government should thus open an escape to the worker from the wage system into self-employment by way of free land.
Consumers' cooperation was to be but a stepping stone to producers' self-employment.
Almost seven million veterans have been aided by unemployment and self-employment allowances.