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  Socialist Party of America
In 1901 the Social Democratic Party (SDP) merged with Socialist Labor Party to form the Socialist Party of America.
After the death of Eugene Debs in 1926 Norman Thomas became the leader of the party and was its presidential candidate in 1928, 1932 and 1936.
Under the leadership of Michael Harrington, the Socialist Party Conference in 1968 passed a resolution endorsing Hubert Humphrey for president.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAsocialismP.htm   (2373 words)

  Socialist Party of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was formed in 1901 by a merger between the Social Democratic Party, formed three years earlier by veterans of the Pullman Strike of the American Railway Union, and a wing of the older Socialist Labor Party of America.
In 1928, the Socialist Party returned as an independent electoral entity under the leadership of Norman Thomas, a Presbyterian minister in Harlem and a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The party was then buttressed by the mass entry of the American followers of Leon Trotsky from the U.S Workers Party in keeping with the so-called French Turn, by which Trotskyists recruited to their revolutionary perspectives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Socialist_Party_of_America   (2008 words)

 Socialist Labor Party of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Socialist Labor Party of America (SLP) is the oldest socialist political party in the United States and the second oldest socialist party in the world.
The party was founded in Newark, New Jersey, in 1876 as the Workingmen's Party of America.
The SLP is the second oldest of the so-called "third parties" (the Prohibition Party being the oldest).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Socialist_Labor_Party_of_America   (1195 words)

 Gale - eNewsletters - CurricuLinks - Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Socialist Party of America was born in 1901 when the Socialist Labor Party and Socialist Democratic Party of America (SDPA) combined.
On 29 July 1901 socialists met at the Masonic Hall in Indianapolis for a "Unity Convention." In an attempt to forge a united socialist voice and a series of demands, the meeting attracted socialists from all walks of life: progressive intellectuals, Christian socialists, Jewish labor activists, and members of the AFL and Knights of Labor.
With Debs as its leader, the Socialist Party of America was born.
www.gale.com /enewsletters/curriculinks/2003_09/socialist_party.htm   (2454 words)

 Socialist party. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1898 the Social Democratic party was formed by a group led by Eugene V. Debs and Victor Berger.
Two years later, Debs ran for president with the support of the more moderate wing of the Socialist Labor party, and in 1901 this group, led by Morris Hillquit, united with the Social Democratic party to form the Socialist party.
In 1919 this faction withdrew from the party, thereby substantially weakening it, and formed the Communist party of the United States.
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 Socialist Labor Party of America articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Socialist party SOCIALIST PARTY [Socialist party] in U.S. history, political party formed to promote public control of the means of production and distribution.
Communist party COMMUNIST PARTY [Communist party] in the United States, political party that espoused the Marxist-Leninist principles of communism.
Origins The first Communist parties in the United States were founded in 1919 by dissident factions of the Socialist party.
encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Socialist+Labor+Party+of+America   (491 words)

 Socialist party
Socialist parties - Socialist parties in European history, political organizations formed in European countries to...
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 The Socialist Project in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Their socialist nature is really debatable; I personally don’t think that any of the above-mentioned groups should be part of the main body of a socialist party.
CGT in France is certainly on the side of socialist parties in that country, while the British labor unions bolster the Labour Party.
Another aspect of building a popular alliance around a socialist party is to use the appropriate rhetoric and the appropriate bundle of ideas.
maroon.uchicago.edu /viewpoints/articles/2002/04/09/the_socialist_projec.php?x=email   (969 words)

 SOCIALIST PARTY OF AMERICA (1897-1946) history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A heated issue swirled around the defense of the five Socialist Party Assemblymen expelled from the New York state legislature, which was conducted on a basis deemed to be strictly patriotic and limited to appeals to bourgeois legality, according to the left.
The 1921 Convention raised party membership dues to 50 cents per month, of which the National Office was to receive 10 cents, the state organization 15 cents, the county or city organization 10 cents, and the local or branch office 15 cents.
In response to this, the entire Socialist Party of Oregon found it necessary to disaffiliate with the national SP to avoid being embroiled in the state's "Criminal Syndicalism" law, and the Old Guard began preparations for a final split of the organization.
www.marxisthistory.org /subject/usa/eam/socialistparty.html   (6975 words)

 SOCIALIST LABOR PARTY OF AMERICA (1876-1946) history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The National Convention of the Workingmen's Party of the United States, assembled in Newark, New Jersey on December 26, 1877, officially changed the name of the WPUS to the "Socialistic Labor Party." The gathering was attended by representatives of 29 sections: 17 German, 7 English, 3 Bohemian [Czech], 1 French, and 1 women's.
The socialist vote declined in the fall of 1879 and did not rebound in the spring of 1880, fueling sentiment, particularly in Chicago, that obsession with the ballot box was a false path.
Changes were made to the platform and constitution of the party, the powers of the NEC were curtailed, and the sections were given increased autonomy in the administration of their affairs.
marxisthistory.org /subject/usa/eam/socialistlaborparty.html   (5165 words)

 1896: Socialism
The party had been founded in Philadelphia in 1876 andwas led by the fiery Daniel De Leon, a prickly Marxist who rejected any alliance with Populists or other "reformers." The SLP's small voter base was concentrated in a few cities, primarily in the Northeast.
From prison, Debs ran for president on the Socialist Party of America ticket in 1920 and won 3.5 percent of the vote.
It has believed that the party stood for the abolition of industrial slavery, and found justification for this belief in the undeniable fact that a large proportion of the active, non-office-seeking element of the party sincerely desired and labored for the triumph of the fundamental ideas of social reconstruction contained in the platform.
projects.vassar.edu /1896/socialism.html   (1219 words)

 spusa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Probably the most enthusiastic recruit to the new party was a former member of the Socialist Party of America, Isaac Rabinowich (or Comrade Rab as he was affectionately called), whose mother and father were revolutionary socialists in Russia before he was born in 1893.
Meanwhile, the Socialist Party of the United States was informed by the SPA that it had copyrighted the name “Socialist Party” and that the SPUS could not use it.
At the beginning of the 1950s, the World Socialist Party of the United States entered a period of decline, partly due to a lengthy post-war period of relative prosperity for the working class in America, and partly due to the “anti-red” hysteria of the Cold War and McCarthyism.
www.worldsocialism.org /spgb/jul04/spusa.html   (1259 words)

 AFFIDAVIT OF VIRGINIA GRAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I am the Assistant Curator of Manuscripts of the Duke University Library, Durham, North Carolina, (the Library) and the person most familiar with the records of the Socialist Party of America which are now in the possession of the Library.
The records of the Library reflect that it purchased the original official records of the Socialist Party of America covering the period from 1900 to 1938 from Leon Kramer, a New York dealer in Leftist literature.
As of the date of this affidavit, however, the only materials relating to Lee Harvey Oswald which have been found amongst the records of the Socialist Party of America presently in the possession of the Library are those of which photostatic copies are attached.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /russ/testimony/gray_v.htm   (237 words)

 Socialist National Committee
The Socialist National Committee is the embodiment of the Socialist Party's legal status as a political party.
Socialists participate in the electoral process to present socialist alternatives.
Contributions and dues paid to the Socialist Party USA support our activist work, but due to election law cannot be used by candidates for electoral office.
vote-socialist.org   (690 words)

 The Socialist Labour Party of America and the London SDF
The SDF professes to be a political party independent of all others, and the only real exponent of Socialist principles, yet since the ILP came into existence the SDF has never had the courage to engage in a parliamentary candidature without soliciting the help of the ILP, and playing for the votes of the Radicals.
The Socialist Labour Party of the United States conducts a daily paper in the English language, a weekly paper, and a monthly paper in the same language.
The SLP declares itself to be the only genuine Socialist Party in the United States, and acting on that belief, it opposes every other party, and fights them at every election.
www.ucc.ie /celt/published/E900002-023.html   (1759 words)

 History OF The Socialist Party Of America (i.e. Dems,Required Reading)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Socialist Party of the United States of America was formally organized at a unity convention in Indianapolis in 1901.
The Socialist Party was down to about 2,000 members, and had more or less withdrawn from electoral action in the face of the increasingly restrictive ballot-access laws passed by state legislatures around the country.
Since this meant the Socialist Party was completely isolated from the anti-war movement, as well as from the so-called "new left," it was virtually the only left party in the country that did not experience a major upsurge in membership during this period.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/793538/posts   (12355 words)

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The SPUSA was, in fact, a by-product of an organized faction within the SPA, the Debs Caucus, that, perhaps arrogantly, proclaimed itself heir by proclaiming its newly formed SPUSA as the SPA re-incarnated.
While supporting the war effort, it was ONLY the Socialist Party and the ACLU (which Norman Thomas was a major figure in both orgs) that protested against the incareration of Japanese Americans in the Concentration Camps on the West Coast.
This is not to say individuals may not admire and embrace the legacies and politics of the SPA and its members (like Debs or Thomas), rather that the SPUSA as a party finally make a clear break from the SPA and end this silliness as "heir" status of being the continuation of the SPA.
www.thesocialistparty.org /Melvin/articles/June_10_-_Socialist_Party_USA_or_Socialist_Party_of_America.html   (1908 words)

 Eugene V. Debs Internet Archive
This year is also the 100th anniversary of the the Socialist Party of America, the party founded by Debs.
He had been arrested once again, this time for “sedition”; because he opposed World War I. Many Socialists were imprisoned during this time because they felt that the war was being fought for the profits of the rich, but with the blood of the poor.
The Socialist Party and the Trade Unions: Contribution to a Symposium in The Worker (1906)
www.marxists.org /archive/debs   (947 words)

 Socialist Alternative
By The Socialist, Socialist Party England and Wales
In early August, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI, with which Socialist Alternative is in political solidarity) held its annual Summer School in Belgium.
While Bush’s handling of the Iraq War has faced increasing criticism from the Democratic Party, the leading Democratic presidential candidates’ positions on other foreign policy issues shows they are no friend of the antiwar movement or working people in the U.S. or internationally.
www.socialistalternative.org   (1483 words)

 Justice Ginsberg and her Dissenters QUOTED FROM -THE SOCIALIST PARTY OF AMERICA- IN THEIR OPINIONS [Free Republic]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
They're not quoting Nazi party literature or statements, they're citing the USSC's language in the decision rendered in the case decided in the Supreme court relating to this matter.
This is why we have to reverse the trend and populate the federal courts with conservative judges in the mold of Scalia and Thomas.
The citation tells one that the plaintiff was the National Socialist Party and the defendant was named Skokie(Who was probably a state official).
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a32b32403cd.htm   (4638 words)

 In Defence of Marxism
Interview with Francisco Rivero, Spokesperson for the ‘Armando Reveron’ Battalion of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV)
El Militante, the journal of the Revolutionary Marxist Current, interviewed Francisco Rivero on the formation and future of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela.
The recent internal leadership elections in the Flemish Socialist Party revealed a very militant mood in the ranks of the party.
www.marxist.com   (1619 words)

 JCS Archive: The Socialist Labour Party of America and the London SDF
JCS Archive: The Socialist Labour Party of America and the London SDF
The prompt action of the SDF in dealing effectually with those malcontents who are bent upon following the lead of the German-Venezuelan Jew Loeb, or "de Leon", to the pit of infamy and disgrace, is regarded with much satisfaction on this side.
Every one of these votes were cast for its programme and policy, despite the fact that another (so-called) Socialist party was in the field against it.
www.wageslave.org /jcs/archive/0306xx.html   (1026 words)

 Socialist Labor Party of America, Karl Marx, Daniel DeLeon, Daniel De Leon, De Leonists, socialist industrial unionism, ...
Socialist Labor Party of America, Karl Marx, Daniel DeLeon, Daniel De Leon, De Leonists, socialist industrial unionism, socialist unionism, labor unions, Marxian socialists, revolutionary Marxists, revolutionary Marxism, revolutionary socialism
E-mail the Socialist Labor Party or The People
This is the official Web site of the Socialist Labor Party of America, the original political party of socialism in the United States.
www.slp.org   (136 words)

 Freedom Socialist Party Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Labor Tribune aims to contribute to a renewal of socialist thought and practice in the labour movement.
Trade unionists active in the antiwar movement who call for an end to the US occupation of Iraq and for all military, political and economic authority to be returned to the people of Iraq.
A radical democratic socialist organization fighting for the complete abolition of capitalism and it replacement by socialism.
www.socialism.com /links/links.html   (952 words)

 America's Nazi Party - National Socialist Movement.
The (real) hate group the ADL had their San Francisco Offices raided a few years ago, after it was discovered that they were spying on American Citizens.
The National Socialist Movement (aka NSM88) is the largest Nazi Party operating in the United States of America today.
We co-operate and work with many like minded white nationalist groups such as the KKK (Ku Klux Klan), Aryan Skinheads, the Racial Nationalist Party of America and many others which are either Nazi or at least racially aware of our Aryan Heritage.
www.nsm88.com /index2.html   (834 words)

 Murphrey (1975) Socialist Party of America papers: A guide to the microfilm edition, 1897-1964   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Murphrey (1975) Socialist Party of America papers: A guide to the microfilm edition, 1897-1964
Socialist Party of America papers: A guide to the microfilm edition, 1897-1964
Socialist Party (U.S.); Duke University; Library; Manuscript Dept; Archives; Socialism; History; Sources; Bibliography; Catalogs; United States
www.getcited.org /?PUB=101589672&showStat=Ratings   (117 words)

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