Henry Demarest Lloyd: The Prophetic Tradition
Abstract"I am," said Henry Demarest Lloyd, "a socialist-anarchist-communist-individualist-collectivist-cooperative-aristocratic-democrat." In less exuberant moments, the great American social reformer referred to himself as a socialist and a democrat. The two words, he insisted, were synonymous. As he thundered in book, speech, and letter against the iniquities of monopolistic capitalism and painted the glories of a social system animated by love and mutual aid, he was more the Hebrew prophet than the devotee of any "ism."
This article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.
Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website.
Please see here for reprint requests.