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19 July, 22:43

The text below was written in 1918: "In this country-the most favored beneath the bending skies-we have vast areas of the richest and most fertile soil, material resources in inexhaustible abundance, the most marvelous productive machinery on earth, and millions of eager workers ready to apply their labor to that machinery to produce in abundance for every man, woman, and child-and if there are still vast numbers of our people who are the victims of poverty and whose lives are an unceasing struggle all the way from youth to old age, until at last death comes to their rescue and lulls these hapless victims to dreamless sleep, it is not the fault of the Almighty: it cannot be charged to nature, but it is due entirely to the outgrown social system in which we live that ought to be abolished not only in the interest of the toiling masses but in the higher interest of all humanity ..." According to Eugene Debs, what problems will socialism resolve?

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  1. 20 July, 00:26
    It will end poverty and put an end to the life-long struggle of the working class.


    The text shown in the question above relates the hard life of the working class, which is a struggle that only comes to an end during death, as members of this class work from childhood to old age to maintain the capitalist system we know, which every day makes the working class more exploited. The text shows how workers struggle to have a comfortable life for themselves and their families. With this account, we can see that the author's purpose was to give us the idea that capitalism generates this endless struggle of the working class, but once we accept socialism in our society, we will realize that socialism will end poverty. and end the lifelong struggle of the working class.
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