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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Can Democrats Set Out a New Path?

Democrats must embrace a pro-government platform, not run away from it.

Those were the sentiments of Senator Chuck Schumer today, in a speech given at the National Press Club. Talking about the reasons for Democrats’ losses on Election Day, Schumer said that those losses were proof that the American people and middle-class want a government that will work more effectively for them.

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