On this day in 1919 Victor Berger, the first socialist elected to the U.S. Congress was denied his seat.
On August 7, 1919, the Republic of the Councils of Hungary in Budapest was crushed by foreign reactionaries.
Eighty-seven years ago today, Eugene Debs (1855-1926) was sentenced to 10 years in prison for opposing U.S. Entry into World War I.
Union organizer and strike leader, spellbinding orator, founder of the Socialist Party of America, five times a candidate for president, Eugene Debs was all that and more.