Stories tagged: Socialism
Thu., March 23, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Socialists cancel lecture of noted socialist because he backs war with Germany
Spokane socialists angrily canceled the lecture of noted English socialist John Spargo. Why? Because he recently came out in favor of war against Germany.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 2 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Army official talks war to a crowd of socialists
The army commandant at Fort George Wright addressed a huge crowd of Spokane socialists and delivered a message that many opposed.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, midnight
Charles Krauthammer: Voters revolting from seven years of Obama
Trump, Sanders feed on discontent, but the presidential candidates offer only magic.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, midnight
Dana Milbank: Clinton must beat ‘socialist’ Sanders
Clinton a dreary candidate, but would defeat demogogue Trump.
Thu., May 28, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago Labor firebrand Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was back in Spokane – six years after being jailed during Spokane’s Free Speech Fight – and was more …
Thu., April 16, 2015, midnight
Protesters call for $15 minimum wage
Marchers took to the streets of the nation’s cities Wednesday evening in support of a $15 an hour minimum wage, following a similar if much smaller rally in Spokane earlier …
Sun., Jan. 18, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Eugene V. Debs, the famous socialist, spoke to a packed house at Spokane’s Central Christian Church, and he delivered plenty of provocative statements.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, 5:04 a.m.
Capitalism and socialism wed as words of the year
NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster’s most looked-up words of 2012. Traffic for the unlikely pair on the company’s website …