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Gitlow vs. New York

By Lana Leonard The Background & Socialism Before Benjamin Gitlow was arrested for dispersing 16,000 copies of the Left Wing Manifesto in 1919 he was blacklisted from the Merchants’ Association, for which he was a union member (Simkin, 1997). Soon after, in 1909, an 18-year-old Gitlow joined the Socialist Party of America and supported the…