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THE PUBLIC FORUM
CHANGE YOUR LUCK. Will not
some of the talent who read The Day
Book give us the latest views on
some of the unsettled-questions en
The present degree of peace in the
Should a "radical" affiliate with the
The English collective noun and
Esperanto, Ido and Volapuk.
The widening of 12th st
State licensed gambling (as in
Why Americans do not sing?
Pragmatism or Impossiblism
The warrant for vivisection.
The justification of suicide.
The virtue of bactericides.
Why are people usually so happy
The U. S. A., squaw nation.
The loop transfer system, north to
Ehrlich and Jaures.
Jim Larkin and Tom Mann.
Unionizing the department stores.
Shorthand, stenotypy and dicto
phony. Abolition of the loop.
The basis of the religious instinct
What Japan is waiting for.
Does efficiency pay? The case of
Parker H. Sercombe.
Will the Socialist vote be greater in
1916 than in 1912?
The principle of use-inheritance
The idiocy of mobs.
The future of the steam locomo
tive. Migration after the war which
The Eight Hour Day, nationally
The average American home from
an accountant's standpoint.
The man on horseback, is he com-
The respective stands of 'Gene
Debs and Bill Haywood.
Why should Europeans be intel
lectually superior to Americans here
after? The forest reserve status.
The disappearance of the Amer
The physical deterioration caused
by flashing signs and incessant "$ (
The "Old Masters," wherein are
The philosophy of Mark Twain.
Analysis of advertising.
The American nouveau riche.
Aristocracy versus Democracy.
The boll weevil and the cotton
The basic ideas of English law.
Determination versus free will.
Cut this out and help yourself.
Some of the suggestions are perti
nent, others amusing and still others
only reflexly. I hope some one writes
on each subjectJohn F. Kendrick.
PARTIES OR PIRATES. Forum
readers should take note of Coch
ran's revelations as to the spoils sys
tem, which is inseparable from gov
ernment by parties. It is a much
greater and better subject for con
sideration than Steven's polygamous
sermons or Wilkesbarre's lunacies.
It is equally as important at present
as the single tax, for, on account of
the piratical conspiracies of political
parties, the people are unable to get
anything they want. Monopoly
plays one party against the other
and thus keeps its hold upon the nat
ural resources of the earth, and col
lects for itself the natural revenue of
Watch the revelations promised by
Cochran and get rid of, the idea that
there is any necessity of permanent
party organization. The people voted
for the initiative and the referendum
time and again. The piratical party
organizations sang together the jja