Debs sought the Presidency of the United States a fifth time from his prison cell in Atlanta, Georgia. Though allowed only one press release per week, Debs still received 913,693 votes. He would be released, but not pardoned in 1921. Debs was admitted to an Illinois sanatorium and died months later on October 26, 1926 of heart failure.
The Amerikan Police State Strides Forward
by Paul Craig Roberts
May 19, 2011
The International Monetary Fund’s director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was arrested last Sunday in New York City on the allegation of an immigrant ho…