The Comrade. Vol. 4 No. 2. February, 1905.

A great late issue of ‘The Comrade’ with several appreciations of pioneering socialist and author of ‘The Co-operative Commonwealth,’ Laurence Gronlund. Also, a number of looks at the developing revolutionary situation in the Russian Empire including one by Catherine Breshkovsky, some fabulous art, and a remembrance of the Communard Louise Michel on her passing.

The Comrade. Vol. 4 No. 2. February, 1905.

Contents: Laurence Gronlund Portrait by J.H.E. Partington, The Times and their Tendencies by Franklin H. Wentworth, The Power of the Unified Mind by Peter E. Burrowes, A Song of Labor by Helen Cary Chadwick, Laurence Gronlund by Leonard D. Abbott, Laurence Gronlund by Eugene V. Debs, The Tramp and the Individualist by Helen L. Sumner, The Dying Tramp by Adolph Legros, Reflections of an Agitator by One of the Least, To Skin or to be Skinned by David Waters, The Workers and the Autocracy of Russia by Jaakoff Prelooker, Prince Khilkoff a Russian Revolutionist, International Conditions of Russia by Catherine Breshkovsky, Marching Through Siberia by Leo Deutsch, The Passing of Louise Michel.

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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