the existence of power struggle between j edgar hoover and the central intelligence agency.
differing opinions on the nature of the alliance with the Soviet Union,
conflicts over jurisdiction, conflicts of personality, the OSS hiring
of communists and criminals as agents,
industrial workers of the world(IWW) backed several labor strikes
in 1916 and 1917, the press portrayed them as threats to
American society inspired by "left-wing, foreign agents provocateur."
Those on the side of the IWW claimed that the press misrepresented
legitimate labor strikes as crimes against the society, conspiracies
against the government," and schemes to establish communism. the
opponents, on the other hand saw these as an extension of the radical,
anti-capitalist foundations of the IWW, which contended that all
should be united as a social class and that capitalist and the wage
system should be done away with.