Eugene V. Debs: The Oppressed Need Justice, Not Charity

Over 100 years and nothing has changed. Payday lending and credit for basic needs have gone through the roof. Debt has even become a substitute for Charity

Today is Giving Tuesday, so here’s a 1913 article by Eugene V. Debs, never before republished, about why the charity balls of the rich will never deliver justice for the poor. As Debs declared, “What the poor need is that the rich shall get off their backs.”

Source: Eugene V. Debs: The Oppressed Need Justice, Not Charity

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