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THE PUBLIC FORUM
KICKING. Kicking about wage
slavery. Kicking about hard times.
Kicking about the trusts. Kicking
about the boss. Kicking about graft
Kicking about everything that hits
you. But are youworking on the
economic question and trying hard
to help find a solution. We want a
solution and you will be paid and
well paid if you help solve the ques
tion. You have the greatest chance
in the world, for 90 per cent of the
people need a quick, logical explana
tion of how to obtain social justice
by helping to institute a different
business system. They will respond
by the thousands if you have the
goods. E- H. Webster.
SPEAKS FOR SOCIALISTS
Come on, Carey, Johnson and A. B.
C, quit your kickmM Join the party,
beconfe an active worker, help for
mulate its policies and don't stand
back knocking the others. Rome
was not built in a day and you can
not expect to inaugurate the co-operative
commonwealth the day after
tomorrow. In one breath you claim
the Socialists are office seekers, and
in the next breath you praise the
work of Kennedy and Rodriguez.
Have a heart, men!
The steady, persistent growth of
the movement is the best answer to
its critics. Chicago nearly doubled
its Socialist vote. The Socialists
"came back" in Milwaukee, electing
Daniel W. Hoan mayor against the
combined opposition of both old par
ties by a majority of over 4,000. All
over the nation rises the enthusiasm
of the workers that will not down.
Eugene V. Debs, the grand orator of
the revolution, will probably go to
congress this fall to join our uncom
promising comrade, Meyer London.
Don't talk about reform movements
at this stage; get behind the wagon
It is unfair and untrue to say that J
Socialists have not taken a stand on
the money question. Rob't W. Howe,
a recognized authority on the cur
rency problem of today, has dealt
with the subject from the Socialist
viewpoint in a book entitled "The
Evolution of Banking." This book
may be obtained from the national
headquarters, 803 W. Madison st.
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party has not drifted away from fun- B
damentals you have drifted away
from the party. Get back, hew to
the line with the rest of us, and keep
the movement free of reformers. By
working together we can achieve
our common end.
With Benson and Kirkpatrick as
our standard bearers 1916 promises
to be our banner year. Let's get into
the fight with a spirit that knows no
defeat, Thomas Levish.
SUNDAYISMS. We note with in
terest though not approval the utter
ances of one Billy Sunday, relative to
J. D. R. He says: "I have always
admired the way he stood squarely
by Jesus! My hat is off to him be
cause, rich as he is, he always done
the right thing, by God."
Now, these brief extracts are not
punctuated as the paper put them,
but they are as common sense alone
can designate them.
To aver that J. D. has stood by
Jesus, when the record The Writ
shows that He never catered to the
rich, but always labored to alleviate
the condition of the poor, that He
preached the gospel to the poor, is a
mistake, and a vaporing that can em
inate only from diseased mentalities
of the Sunday type.
This age is cursed with the effu
sions of such vane apostles as this
man. In all he has done and said
it does not appear that he ,has as
yet elucidated a single conclusion
that upholds the justice of the strug
gle for the economic betterment of
If the slave driver is a good man,
then J. D, is. If not, then other-
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