A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.
Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's roles in affecting change.
Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.