Eugene victor debs (november 5, 1855 – october 20, 1926) was an american union leader, one of the founding members of the industrial workers of the world (iww or the wobblies), and five times the candidate of the socialist party of america for president of the united states through his presidential candidacies, as. Find out more about the history of eugene v debs, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Children in the united states are routinely taught that abraham lincoln of illinois freed the slaves but few children learn that eugene victor debs of indiana devoted his life to ending wage slavery ray ginger's wonderful biography of debs—the bending cross—first published in 1949, and reprinted by haymarket. Follow the accomplishments of eugene v debs, labor organizer and five-time socialist party candidate for us president, on biographycom. Welcome to /r/socialism socialism as a political system is defined by democratic and social control of the means of production by the workers for the good of the community rather than capitalist profit, based fundamentally on the abolition of private property relations socialism is also a sociopolitical. Opednews history lessons and heroes we shouldn't forget socialist party leader eugene v debs spoke out against world war i, and all wars, in a speech on june 16, 1918 in canton, ohio because of this speech, debs was arrested two weeks later, charged with ten counts of sedition,.
Eugene v debs is probably the most famous american socialist--and he became a socialist through the lessons he learned at work and in struggle eugene debs born in terre haute, ind, in 1855, eugene debs' life paralleled the massive expansion of industrial capitalism in the us as a young boy,. Debs wrote for many of the hundreds of socialist newspapers journals and magazines that existed during his life the collection of all these writings is a life time project, a labor of love for america's greatest marxist we are in debt to john metz and the chicago socialist party for allowing us to help build the eugene v debs. Newsletter let's stay in touch email: zip/postal code: get the latest on new films and digital content, learn about events in your area, and get your weekly fix of american history sign me up. Eugène ionesco quotes eugène lonesco was born on november 26, 1912, in slatina, romania, to a french mother and a romanian father he also wrote several volumes of essays, criticism, a novel [the hermit (1972), made into a film called la vase, starring the author himself], and he created illustrations for some of.
Kenneth d tunnell this essay contains preliminary information learned while conducting research supported by a the american socialist, eugene v debs, made a profound impact on american politics during the first half of popular phrase – the personal is political -- as his biography and his life's work and writings. This man was political figure and socialist, eugene victor debs long before he was a presidential candidate, eugene victor debs was born november 5, 1855 in terre haute, indiana to parents jean daniel and his history with ohio inspired him to write an entire essay entitled the situation in ohio. The bending cross: a biography of eugene victor debs [ray ginger, mike davis] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers let the people take heart and hope everywhere, for the cross is bending, the midnight is passing.
This essay discusses the social and political causes of the debs insurrection, and is highly critical of debs the federal government judge william a woods short bio of judge william a woods who along with judge peter grosscup issued the injunction against eugene v debs and the american railway union ( aru. This historic meeting was held in seneca falls, new york, a town resembling in size and development, terre haute, indiana, debs's 1855 birthplace from that time and place, women and their male allies marched, agitated, and sacrificed for the cause they knew to be right and good is it a surprise that debs was a life long.
Eugene v debs was born in terre haute, indiana in 1855 to a family of french alsatian immigrants making his way in the railroad industry, debs formed the american railway union in 1892 two years later he found himself leading one of the largest strikes in american history — the great pullman strike when its workers.