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757Today is the birthday of Eugene V. Debs

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  • Rick Kissell
    Nov 5, 2013


      Today is the birthday of Eugene V. Debs, one of the most prominent Americans to be excluded (or at least greatly minimized) in our nation's history textbooks.  Debs was born in Terre Haute, Indiana (where his home is now a museum operated by the http://www.debsfoundation.org ).  He was a lifelong champion of labor, independent politics, socialism, peace, and civil liberties:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_V._Debs

      http://www.marxists.org/archive/debs/

      In honor of his birthday, Haymarket Books is offering (today only) a 50% discount on Ray Ginger's The Bending Cross, perhaps the best of the many biographies of Debs.  See:

      http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/The-Bending-Cross-A-Biography-of-Eugene-V-Debs   Enter the coupon code EDEBS at checkout to purchase the book for only $9.





















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