This great republic is a mockery of freedom as long as you are doomed to dig and sweat to earn a miserable living while the masters enjoy the fruit of your toil.
The only moral virtue of war is that it compels the capitalist system to look itself in the face and admit it is a fraud. It compels the present society to admit that it has no morals it will not sacrifice for gain.
The militarism is one of the chief bulwarks of capitalism, and the day that militarism is undermined, capitalism will fall.
The few who profit from the labor of the masses want to organize the workers into an army which will protect the interests of the capitalists.
The country is governed for the richest, for the corporations, the bankers, the land speculators, and for the exploiters of labour.
Commercial concerns have expanded from family business to corporate wealth which is self- perpetuating, and which enlightened statesmen and economists now dread as the most potent oligarchy yet produced.