Monthly Archives: March 2019

Debs and Berger Part Ways (19-06)

Victor Luitpold Berger (1860-1929) was one of the most important figures in the history of the Socialist Party of America — and one of the least appreciated. A college-educated Austrian Jew, Berger emigrated to the United States with his family … Continue reading

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Debs on the Road in 1905 (19-05)

I was planning on writing this week about the Berger Affair of 1904-05, an interesting albeit arcane bit of Socialist Party history, or maybe about the founding convention of the IWW. However, as luck would have it — and let … Continue reading

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The IWW Speeches of 1905 and the New Jersey Unity Conference (19-04)

The Debs Pamphlets of 1905 One of the most annoying things about Debs: His Life, Writings, and Speeches — the 1908 campaign-related collection of Debs articles, public addresses, and biographical testimonials from whence all previous Debs selected works collections prior … Continue reading

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