Archive for July 2014

DebsSpeak: Working Class Allegiance

July 20, 2014

Eugene V. Debs was a working man and advocate for the working class.

“My personal likes and dislikes are secondary to my allegiance to the working class.”

(Eugene V. Debs, “The Coming Union”, October 26, 1905)

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This Ain’t Your Archie Bunker’s “All In the Family”

July 4, 2014

This political cartoon, “Keeping It In The Family”, is by Art Young (1866-1943).

keeping it in the family

The art of Art Young “was a vibrant, brutally honest depiction of the Class War in black and white…. It is a visual lexicon of Socialist Consciousness. Some of it is truly timeless.”

Art Young was best known for his artwork in The Masses newspaper, 1913-1918.