Speech at the Founding Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World
Date Written: 29/06/1905
Year Published: 1905
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10598
I realize that I stand in the presence of those who in the past have fought, are fighting, and will continue to fight the battles of the working class economically and politically, until the capitalist class is overthrown and the working class are emancipated from all of the degrading thralldom of the ages. In this great struggle the working class are often defeated, but never vanquished.