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Socialist Webzine: ‘Commemorating: The Espionage Act Trial of Eugene Debs Sept. 9 -12 1918’

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On June 16, 1918, Debs made a speech in Canton, Ohio in opposition to World War I urging resistance to the military drafts of World War I. During the Palmer Raids, part of the First Red Scare in which people who were suspected of being radical leftists were arrested under fear that they would cause anarchism, Debs was arrested for violating the Espionage Act of 1917.… Read more ...