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Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.

 
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Emily Greene Balch
Emily Greene Balch
  • Born: January 8, 1867
  • Died: January 9, 1961
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer, Economist, Professor

Emily Greene Balch was an American economist, sociologist and pacifist. Balch combined an academic career at Wellesley College with a long-standing interest in social issues such as poverty, child labor and immigration, as well as settlement work to uplift poor immigrants and reduce juvenile delinquency.

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