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are fighting them. They can transform Lloyd collection is particularly rich in the Federation into a revolutionary union material on trade unions, co-operation, that will discard all cant phrases of cap- socialism, municipal ownership and monitalist "justice," and will refuse to rec- opolies. It includes also thousands of ognize capitalists as having any rights books, pamphlets, papers, manuscript letthat workers are bound to respect. If ters and boxes of special clippings dealing they do not take this stand, the Federa- with allied topics, and will strengthen tion will die, as Jack London predicts in materially the historical and university his story, and its place will be taken by libraries in economics, political science an organization that will fight to and history, which are recognized as the finish.

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THE WORK THAT COUNTS—Real socialism, the socialism that counts, the socialism of the socialists, the socialism that is impregnable in its convictions, uncompromising in its methods, unswervable in its determination, unquenchable in its long, ardent, enduring enthusiasm-this sort of socialism is not produced by sensational campaigns, by the hypnotism of magnetic oratory, by

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the personalities of its spokesmen. No, this sort of socialism-genuine, durable, understanding, dependable socialism-is produced only by educational methods; by a laborious propaganda directed towards the end of making workingmen and their sympathizers understand the struggle of opposing classes throughout the social body-a struggle sometimes conscious, more often unconscious, but al. ways present even in the remotest rami. fications of life; by making them understand the class character of existing society and all its institutions, the mean, subtle, ignoble class character of government, law, politics, religion, existing educational systems—and the nobler, revolutionary working class character of the socialist movement, the completely revolutionary spirit of the movement; and by making them understand the underlying causes of social evolution, arousing their consciousness of the historic mission of the modern working class, inspiring their whole souls with the new moral ideal of proletarian class-conscious

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the Lord was not in the wind, and after the wind, an earthquake; but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice, and it was Yea, I have left me seven thousand in Israel. All the knees have not bowed unto Baal and every mouth hath not kissed him.” XIX Chapter, I Kings. Probably there is not a thoughtful Socialist in the land who has not felt a shade of disappointment at the result of the last ballot, but since the dust has brushed away we realize that there are at least 500,000 who have not bowed the knee to the Capitalist Baal. Wendell Phillips said that 50,000 earnest men, with but one thought, could do what they willed with America. Within a decade slavery was driven from America. Ten times 50,000 is 500,000 and who is not brave enough to say that 500,000 earnest men, conscious of class antagonisms, may destroy wage-slavery within ten years. We are not going to do it with wind, earthquake nor fire, but through the still small voice born of knowledge of our class power which shall crown our efforts with victory. We have had too much effort to create a political earthquake, to set the country on fire. Campaign illuminations do not bear conviction. Our recruits must come from the sober, overburdened, whose very attitude is a cry for deliverance. Multitudes of these-numbered like Benhadad's Army, by the sands of the seaare repelled, not attracted, by displays of fourth of July fireworks in a Socialist Party campaign of education. Look soberly, comrades, at the BryanTaft chariot race in the closing days of the campaign in New York and Ohio. Does it not remind you of the gladiatorial contests of Ancient Rome in its decline? What part have we, that we should imitate our enemies ?-C. B. Stone, Grace Park Farm, Avon, Colo.

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