National Affairs: National Convention

In Manhattan was held the 11th National Convention of the American Socialist Party.

The agenda included:

1) The formation of an American Labor Party. Proposals to join the Farmer-Labor Party and the Workers' Party were rejected. The tatter's overtures were called a move to strengthen Communism, based on " dishonest motives and secret aims."

2) Resolution to petition Congress to impeach Chief Justice Taft for accepting $10,000 annuity from the Carnegie Fund. Passed.

3) Resolution to join the Third Internationale. Referred to Committee on Resolutions. (Morris Hillquit and Victor Q. Berger are now at the...

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