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Dannenberg, Karl. Reform or revolution, or, Socialism and socialist politics - Image 15. 1918. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1467/show/1445.

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Dannenberg, Karl. (1918). Reform or revolution, or, Socialism and socialist politics - Image 15. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1467/show/1445

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Dannenberg, Karl, Reform or revolution, or, Socialism and socialist politics - Image 15, 1918, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 24, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1467/show/1445.

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Title Reform or revolution, or, Socialism and socialist politics
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Dannenberg, Karl
Publisher Radical Review Publishing Association
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York
Date 1918
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United States
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 28 pages; 20 cm.
Original Item Location HX89.D3
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302909~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript cialist candidate was not "the Socialist Commonwealth versus Capitalist Feudalism," but hinged more on the putting into office of a municipal administration, conducted by "Socialist" officials for capitalist taxpayers along "efficient" (capitalist) lines of exploitation: an administration that would so adapt its presumably "Socialist" demands to the requirements of capitalist standards and practices of government, as not to have them collide with the sacred city charter. Here the right of political acts is not determined and sanctified by the class interests of the workers, which Morris Hillquit is pledged to represent solely, but by the dictates of New York's charter, a document granted to the metropolis of American Capital by the political agents of exploi- terdom in control of the glorious Empire State. However, in studying the other "practical demands" in this so-called program, we gradually begin to realize why the standard bearer of the Socialist Party was not at all in a hurry about inaugurating, or at least demanding the inauguration of the Socialist Republic. A perusal of this interesting interview reveals to the uninitiated that the recent candidate of the Socialist Party was greatly absorbed in the task of improving the miserable lot of the workers under Capitalism. This Morris Hillquit intended doing via the road of municipal nurseries, hospitals, kitchens, recreation centers, etc. In the case of providing aid to the impoverished, the candidate of the Socialist Party was even going to employ the services of the Department of Charities. Of course, the municipalization of street railways was also advanced as a medium to improve the conditions of the downtrodden. It seems, however, that the fundamental issue of Socialism involving the procurement of the full product for the worker, does not worry or interest this Socialist half as much, as the by far more weighty problem of providing meals to hungry children, parks in which the unemployed may take breathing exercises and study the beauties of nature, and nurseries for the proletarian mothers in which they may deposit their little ones, when Capitalism^ drives them mercilessly into the sweatshops. However, we will desist from further comment; here are some of the paramount 13