Eugene V. Debs

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United States labor organizer who ran for President as a socialist (1855-1926)

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Protecting pharmaceutical companies isn't exactly protecting draft protesters, but the drug companies' speech ended up on the short-end of a democratic vote as did the speech of Eugene Debs almost 100 years ago.
Mencken dug deeper, surveying Justice Holmes' votes to uphold alcohol prohibition, to prohibit foreign-language teaching during wartime, to permit forced sterilization, and to keep Eugene Debs locked in prison.
She emphasizes the freethinking credentials of William Lloyd Garrison, Eugene Debs, Clarence Darrow, Emma Goldman, and WE.
The nation had been at war for a year when the Socialist leader Eugene Debs spoke in Canton, Ohio, outside a prison where three Sodalists were serving time for opposing the draft.
Indeed, there was a strongly held belief by scores of AFL delegates that if Terre Haute native Eugene Debs, the Socialist Party standard-bearer, could garner more than 100,000 votes in the 1900 presidential election, capitalism could be abolished.
MY: Well, the first is Prelude in the Golden Key: The Life and Times of Eugene Debs.
The international socialism of Eugene Debs, Felix Adler, and Franz Boas was the Zeitgeist of the day.
After minimizing the influence of labor radical William Haywood, the Socialist convention easily selected Eugene Debs on the first ballot.
Upon hearing of the death of Willliam Jennings Bryan in 1925, the Socialist leader Eugene Debs sadly commented that the iconic populist over the course of his lifetime "grew more and more conservative until finally he stood before the country as a champion of everything reactionary in our political and social life.
President Harding went on to pardon people such as Eugene Debs, a presidential candidate who was jailed.
In recent years, Asner has been widely recognized and celebrated for his efforts, receiving the Anne Frank Human Rights Award, The Eugene Debs Award, Organized Labor Publications Humanitarian Award, American Civil Liberties Union's Worker's Right's Committee Award, and the National Emergency Civil Liberties Award.
It is those admirers of Zinn who will enjoy A Power Governments Cannot Suppress, a compilation of columns and commentaries, many previously published, on a variety of topics ranging from tributes to Eugene Debs and Philip Berrigan to perspectives on patriotism, nationalism, and 9/11.
The Bending Cross unapologetically advocates activism in its story of the life of railway organizer and socialist Eugene Debs.
Eugene Debs Hartke, "The Preacher," who served his country well and returned to the States, where he became a professor at a substandard community college in upstate New York.
Ironically, as John Sherman recounts in his chapter on the crusade to win amnesty for socialist leader Eugene Debs, it was the actions of the nationalized postal system that crippled socialist and radical movements in the period around World War I.