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Frederick Douglass on Capitalism, Slavery, and the 'Arrant Nonsense' of Socialism

In November 1848 a socialist activist gave a speech at the 13th annual meeting of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. "Mr. Ingliss" began his remarks well enough, reported the abolitionist leader ... read more

Frederick Douglass: New Tea Party hero?!

Last week, Frederick Douglass -- who escaped slavery at 20 years old and whose ... Douglass “judged it ‘arrant nonsense’ to conflate the causes of abolitionism and socialism … Douglass throughout the ... read more

What Frederick Douglass Stood For

Wednesday, Congress will dedicate a statue of Frederick Douglass ... from the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society compared “wage slavery” to “chattel slavery,” Douglass declared such sentiments to be ... read more

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