Fabian Society founded

Fabian tortoiseOn 4 January 1884, Fabian Society was founded. The Fabian Society was committed to gradualism, electoralism, and “progressive” imperialism. Image: The tortoise is the symbol of Fabian Society, representing its goal of gradual expansion of socialism. This image is in the public domain in the United States as its copyright has expired.


Eleanor Courtemanche, “On the Publication of Fabian Essays in Socialism, December 1889″

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