Eugene Debs: “Why We Have Outgrown the United States Constitution”

By Eugene Debs

Read the full article from Jacobin, here.

In a 1911 article, legendary socialist Eugene Debs excoriated the US Constitution as an “autocratic and reactionary document” written by aristocrats and “in every sense a denial of democracy.” To mark Presidents’ Day, we reprint the fiery essay here in full.

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