The Comrade. Vol. 3 No. 6. March, 1904.

Only ‘The Comrade’ would have back-to-back articles entitled ‘Wagner and “Parsifal” and ‘The Class War in Colorado.’

The Comrade. Vol. 3 No. 6. March, 1904.

Contents: Wagner and “Parsifal” by George D. Herron, The Street Singer by John Spargo, The Class War in Colorado by John Spargo, Lest we Forget by Frank Stuhlman, Editorials, Ernest Crosby on Socialism by Alex. E. Wight, The Coal Miners’ Strike in Colorado by Bertha Howell Mallly, John Chinaman —Socialist? by John Murray Jr., “Scum” by R.A. Theodora Bliss, Views and Reviews.

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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