DebsSpeak: On Propertied Interests

“(Our American institutions) have been seized by the capitalist class as a means of rooting out the idea of freedom from among the people. Our state and national legislatures have become the mere agencies of great propertied interests.”

(Socialist Party Presidential Platform, 1904. Eugene V. Debs and Benjamin Hanford, President and Vice President candidates, respectively.)


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