The Comrade. Vol. 1 No. 8. May, 1902.

The Comrade. Vol. 1 No. 8. May, 1902.

Contents: How I Became a Socialist by Job Harriman, Forty Years by Leo Tolstoy, Editorials, The Trampling Gods by Val Ormond, The Socialist Movement in Italy by Alessandro Schiavi, The Month and the Symbol of May by John Spargo, An Incident by Frank Stuhlman, News from Nowhere by William Morris, In Memoriam, Views and Reviews, The Baron and the Capitalist, To Our Readers.

The Comrade began in 1901 with the launch of the Socialist Party, and was published monthly until 1905 in New York City and edited by John Spargo, Otto Wegener, and Algernon Lee amongst others. Along with Socialist politics, it featured radical art and literature. The Comrade was known for publishing Utopian Socialist literature and included a serialization of ‘News from Nowhere’ by William Morris along work from with Heinrich Heine, Thomas Nast, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Edward Markham, Jack London, Maxim Gorky, Clarence Darrow, Upton Sinclair, Eugene Debs, and Mother Jones. It would be absorbed into the International Socialist Review in 1905.

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