The International Socialist Review. Vol. 13 No. 7. January, 1913.

The International Socialist Review. Vol. 13 No. 7. January, 1913.

Contents: A Letter from Helen Keller, On the Picket Line at Little Falls New York by William D. Haywood Illustrated, What Next? by Charles Edward Russell, Changing China by Mary E. Marcy Illustrated, Automatic Machinery by Robert Johnstone Wheeler Illustrated, A. F. of L. Convention by Grace V. Silver, The Cabin Creek Victory by James Morton Illustrated, On With the Campaign by Tom J. Lewis, Public Speaking by Frank Bohn, News About the Navy Sailors and Soldiers Illustrated, Socialist Theory and Tactics by Charles A. Rice, The Acquittal of Ettor and Giovannitti by Phillips Russell, Who Killed the Chicago Daily World by O. Bentall, Editorials: Now Is the Time to Unite, Frenzied Finance in the Socialist Party, International Notes : News and Views.

The International Socialist Review (ISR) was published monthly in Chicago from 1900 until 1918 by Charles H. Kerr and critically loyal to the Socialist Party of America. It is one of the essential publications in U.S. left history. During the editorship of A.M. Simons it was largely theoretical and moderate. In 1908, Charles H. Kerr took over as editor with strong influence from Mary E Marcy. The magazine became the foremost proponent of the SP’s left wing growing to tens of thousands of subscribers. It remained revolutionary in outlook and anti-militarist during World War One. It liberally used photographs and images, with news, theory, arts and organizing in its pages. It articles, reports and essays are an invaluable record of the U.S. class struggle and the development of Marxism in the decades before the Soviet experience. It was closed down in government repression in 1918.

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