Eugene V. Debs

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

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Among the victims of this law was the radical union leader and Socialist presidential candidate Eugene Debs, who spent three years rotting in federal prison for delivering an anti-war speech.
The late Peter Camejo, in the fulsome tradition of Eugene Debs, was a full-spectrum fighter for justice in the political, civic, electoral and international arenas.
From the Philadelphia Workingman's Party set up in 1828, to the brave efforts of Eugene Debs, to the Farmer-Labor parties of the desperate 1930s, generations of dedicated activists sought to build class-based political parties, yet none have survived to break the stranglehold of the two-party system.
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent, Ernest Freeberg, Harvard University Press, 380 pages]
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.
The Bending Cross unapologetically advocates activism in its story of the life of railway organizer and socialist Eugene Debs.
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.
Dividing the text into four parts, Chace portrays the central participants in the 1912 election and its aftermath, including President William Howard Taft, former President Theodore Roosevelt, New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson, and Socialist leader Eugene Debs.
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.
Don't let's talk about Eugene Debs and Fighting Bob La Follette and how important it is to lose and lose and lose until you win.
Hansen skillfully reconstructs the intellectual biographies of some of the most prominent American intellectuals between 1890 and 1920, including John Dewey, William James, Eugene Debs, Jane Addams, W.
The international socialism of Eugene Debs, Felix Adler, and Franz Boas was the Zeitgeist of the day.
She emphasizes the freethinking credentials of William Lloyd Garrison, Eugene Debs, Clarence Darrow, Emma Goldman, and WE.
The Court would have to take us back to the World War I years, when Emma Goldman was deported for opposing the draft and criticizing the government during wartime, and Eugene Debs was sentenced to a ten-year prison term for making an antiwar speech in which he told people they were "fit for something better than slavery and cannon fodder.