Debs and the Future of American Socialism; The Man of Peace
AbstractEugene Victor Debs was born a hundred years ago, on November 5, 1855. He was a great American and a great man, incomparably the greatest figure the American socialist movement has yet produced. He hated oppression, he loved truth, he fought for what he believed in with unflinching courage. He set us a magnificent example of which we, as Americans and socialists, can be enormously proud. We stand straighter and hold our heads higher because of him.
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