Addams discusses how social movements can help alleviate vice, providing examples such as crusades against diseases and organized opposition to the white slave trade. This is the final article in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
Warren argues that the Socialist Party supports woman suffrage and complains that the Progressive Party is lying about being the only party in favor of votes for women. Warren is appalled that Jane Addams is perpetuating this lie and demands people write her for a retraction.
Addams apologizes for inaccurate information about the Socialist Party's endorsement of woman suffrage, which the Progressive Party circulated. The editor of the Appeal to Reason comments both before and after the published version of her letter.