International Socialist Review. Vol. 7 No. 6. December 1, 1906.

International Socialist Review. Vol. 7 No. 6. December 1, 1906.

Contents: At the German Congress by Robert Hunter, Starting a Daily Socialist Paper by A. M. Simons, Class Struggles in the Italian Socialist Movement by Odon Por, The Italian Socialist Convention by Odon Por, Reform by Jos. E. Cohen, New Movements Amongst the Jewish Proletariat by Jacob Milch, The Military Power by Maurice E. Eldridge, Editorial – The Recent Elections, The World of Labor, Socialism Abroad, Book Reviews, Publishers’ Department.

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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