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Labor and Freedom

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"While there is a lower class I am in it; While there is a criminal class I am of it; While there is a soul in prison I am not free." ( Eugene V. Debs)

This collection of essays charts the thought and character of Eugene V. Debs. Debs was an influential early American labor leader, a founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and a Presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.

In these essays, Debs employs his characteristically fiery rhetoric in a spirited defense of worker's rights, organized labor, women's suffrage, class solidarity, and the principles of economic socialism.

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Transcriber's note: Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. The Table of Contents is at the end of the text.

Labor and Freedom

The Voice and Pen of Eugene V. Debs

While there is a lower class I am in it; While there is a criminal class I am of it; While there is a soul in prison I am not free.

Published by PHIL WAGNER St. Louis 1916

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Introduction

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