Today in Peace and Justice history on June 26, 1918 Pacifist and socialist organizer Eugene V. Debs was arrested . . .

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Pacifist and socialist organizer Eugene V. Debs was arrested for having given an anti-war speech in Canton, Ohio, ten days earlier. He was charged with "uttering words intended to cause insubordination and disloyalty within the American forces of the United States, to incite resistance to the war . . . continued > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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The GOP war on workers has killed again...

It’s time to stop the conservative's war on working people in America.

Since the birth of our nation, conservatives have always been wary of average working-class Americans having too much political or economic power. John Adams, the second President of the United States and a Federalist (precursor to today’s Republicans), was very wary of the working class, which he referred to as “the rabble.”

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