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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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Responding to Addams' latest article in McClure's Magazine, Jones discusses the role of drugs in white slavery.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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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.
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Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities. This is the seventh article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and how women can affect change.
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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and to the general public.
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Addams publishes the first chapter of Newer Ideals of Peace, in Charities and the Commons, arguing for a new approach to peace propaganda. She makes a direct appeal to sentiments and opinions to oppose the exploitation of the weak and to reject of blind militarism.
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Addams discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Princess Alice writes Addams looking for aid for homeless British women in Paris.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities and the Commons.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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Report tells the importance of sickness insurance in social welfare programs.
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Addams discusses how older women can contribute to society in beneficial ways by providing examples. The article was published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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Breckinridge asks Addams's advice about some filling job positions and the 50th anniversary of emancipation.
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Addams urges new women voters in Chicago to vote nonpartisan in local elections.
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Addams defends the Progressive Party plank that calls for the salaries earned by prisoners to be sent to support their dependent families.
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An excerpt from Addams' November 24 speech to the National Woman Suffrage Association meeting highlights her ideas about mother's pensions, immigrant socialization, and recreation.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age.
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Addams argues that tenement conditions are bad and that regulations are needed to prevent worsening conditions.
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Addams details the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the suffrage movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Addams addresses the attendees in the opening speech for the start of the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams argues that opponents of child labor should promote the positive results of ending child labor on children and society. The speech opened the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams discusses several charity and philanthropic efforts by the National Council of Jewish Women.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams tells the story of two immigrant women's difficulties making enough to earn a living, their experiences with unions, and poverty.
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Addams offers a strong indictment against old fashioned religious education and argues that the church, in order to encourage modern youth to see the validity of religion, must engage the realities and distractions of urban life.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.

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