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Eugene Debs: Dreaming of a red Christmas

It's worthwhile to remember Christmas 1921, the day that arguably the most successful socialist in American history, Eugene Debs, was released from prison.

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Today in labor history: Popular Socialist Youth formed

On November 18, 1944 in Cuba, the Popular Socialist Youth was founded, as a continuation of the Cuban Revolutionary Youth.

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Today in labor history: Paul Robeson loses passport appeal

On August 16, 1955, internationally known actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson lost his court appeal to force the U.S. State Department to grant him a passport.

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Today in labor history: Farrell Dobbs born

Dobbs first became a pro-labor activist after witnessing the plight of workers during the Great Depression in the 1930s.

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Steelworker activist addresses socialist meet

MARION, Ohio - Long-time labor activist Bruce Bostick called for building a "wide coalition to isolate the right wing" to win basic necessities for working people and move towards socialism.