The people were tremendously stirred up over its encroachments, but nobody had any remedy to suggest; it was the task of Socialists to teach and organize them, and prepare them for the time when they were to seize the huge machine called the Beef Trust, and use it to produce food for human beings and not to heap up fortunes for a band of pirates.
It published a weekly in English, and one each in Bohemian and German; also there was a monthly published in Chicago, and a cooperative publishing house, that issued a million and a half of Socialist books and pamphlets every year.
The Socialist party was a really democratic political organization--it was controlled absolutely by its own membership, and had no bosses.
By degrees they sink into the category of the reactionary conservative Socialists depicted above, differing from these only by more systematic pedantry, and by their fanatical and superstitious belief in the miraculous effects of their social science.
Nothing is easier than to give Christian asceticism a Socialist tinge.
The Socialist and Communist literature of France, a literature that originated under the pressure of a bourgeoisie in power, and that was the expression of the struggle against this power, was introduced into Germany at a time when the bourgeoisie, in that country, had just begun its contest with feudal absolutism.
Because I question Jefferson and the unscientific Frenchmen who informed his mind, does not make me a socialist.
And you call me a socialist because I deny equality, because I affirm just what you live up to.
Yes, I have been to half a dozen of their meetings, but that doesn't make me a socialist any more than hearing Charley Hapgood orate made me a Republican.
That is what we socialists are trying to bring about,--the abolition of the conflict of interest.
He stood high in the councils of the socialist party, was one of the leaders, and was the acknowledged leader in the philosophy of socialism.
Neither, I assure you, does a Socialist mean a man who desires a social evening with the chimney-sweep.
Letting a top hat sit on you, for instance," said the Socialist.
But no reader of "An Unsocial Socialist
" needs to be told how, by the exercise of a certain considerate tact (which on the outside, perhaps, seems the opposite of tact), I have contrived to maintain genial terms with men and women of all classes, even those whose opinions and political conduct seemed to me most dangerous.
party in Berlin are strong and increasing.