Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships.
It is over one hundred years since the abolition of slavery. The Negro people in the United States have taken plenty and they have reached a stage where they have decided that they are not going to take any more.
The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people.
All peoples are entangled in the net of the world market.
The antagonisms between men and women express themselves in the most delicate phase of their life together - in their sexual relationship.
After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed as much against the government as against private capital.
It is not only that Germany has been defeated in the war, Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany was defeated.
My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly limited areas.
The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy. The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.
Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change.
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
I may as well say it, I have been married three times.
The home stands in contrast to all other capitalist institutions as the last stronghold of pre-capitalist isolation.
Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached.