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Socialism on Trial

Preface by Steve Clark, introduction to 1944 edition by Joseph Hansen, photos, glossary, index.

Format: Paper

292 Pages

Edition: 6th

Year: 2014

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-1-60488-064-9

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Socialism on Trial

Testimony at Minneapolis Sedition Trial

By James P. Cannon, 

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The revolutionary program of the working class, as presented during the 1941 trial of leaders of the Minneapolis labor movement and the Socialist Workers Party for “seditious conspiracy.”   Includes Cannon’s answer to ultraleft critics of the defendants, drawing lessons from the working-class movement from Marx and Engels to the...

“Offers explanations to those who question the efficacy of capitalism…written more than half a century ago, but it shows many economic and political similarities to current day America…Cannon knew that it wasn’t simply socialism on trial, but the precious commodity of free speech.” —Foreword Reviews

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