Retro Quote – Eugene V. Debs

“The feudal barons of the Middle Ages, the economic predecessors of the capitalists of our day, declared all wars. And their miserable serfs fought all the battles. The poor, ignorant serfs had been taught to revere their masters; to believe that when their masters declared war upon one another, it was their patriotic duty to fall upon one another and to cut one another’s throats for the profit and glory of the lords and barons who held them in contempt.”

Eugene V. Debs

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2 responses to “Retro Quote – Eugene V. Debs

  1. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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