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Title: La voix du peuple : organe officiel de la Fédération des unions ouvrières de Suisse romande
Canton: Vaud
Available online: 13 January 1906 - 26 December 1914 (467 issues, 1,852 pages)
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Description: The weekly La Voix du Peuple, organe officiel de la Fédération des Unions Ouvrières de Suisse Romande, published in Lausanne from 1906, then in Geneva from 1912 to 1914, was printed by the Communist Printing Office in Pully , in 2000 copies until 1906, then 2700 and 1000 from 1913. The FUOSR (Fédération des Unions ouvrières de Suisse romande) also published the Almanach du Travailleur each year, from 1908 to 1913, The newspaper testified to the existence of a revolutionary trade union current active in French-speaking Switzerland at the beginning of the 20th century of which the FUOSR was the apex. It chronicled local, national and international workers' struggles, but it also promoted Neo Malthusianism and contraceptive methods, equality between men and women, revolutionary Cooperativism, anti-militarism, anti-parliamentarism and free thought. It provided information about the ravages of alcoholism and occupational diseases, and offeredreflections on rationalist and anti-authoritarian education.