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The Young Eugene V. Debs

Tim Davenport, Shawn Gude Jacobin
A pair of leftist historians has undertaken compiling a six-volume collection of Eugene Debs’s writings and speeches. We spoke with one who detailed Debs’s journey from moderate young trade union leader to courageous socialist militant.

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Walking the Tightrope: Latin America’s Pink Tide

Frederick B. Mills New Politics
The lessons of the Pink Tide of leftist and leftish governments in Latin America that marked much of the period following 1998 but were undone by rightist movements, US meddling, world economic crisis and internal weaknesses are aptly told....

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An Interview with Karl Marx

John Swinton People's World
Labor journalist John Swinton visited the Marx family on vacation in Southern England and wrote this dispatch showing Marx in his last years - no less astute, productive and committed to the class struggle than at any time in his adult life.

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Red Legacies

Michael Terry The Brooklyn Rail
This book, first published in 2011, remains useful in this time of renewed popularity for socialist ideas. As reviewer Terry pointed out when the book was first published, it is an informative treatment of its topic, despite its weaknesses.

Examining the Wreckage

Nick Estes and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Monthly Review
What does a decolonization movement look like, and how is it informed by both Black and Indigenous traditions of resistance?

In Memoriam: Dr.Howard Croft 1941 - 2020

Washington Socialist
An activist in multiple arenas, Howard Croft's impact in the struggle for DC statehood, for peace, racial justice, workers rights, can only begin to be captured by the multiple voices of those he touched and engaged through the years.

In Memoriam: Dr.Howard Croft 1941 - 2020

Washington Socialist
An activist in multiple arenas, Howard Croft's impact in the struggle for DC statehood, for peace, racial justice, workers rights, can only begin to be captured by the multiple voices of those he touched and engaged through the years.

Protest, Passion, Politics

Alam Wald Boston Review
The reissue of Vivian Gornick’s The Romance of American Communism invites a new generation to reflect on what it means to live a life of political commitment—where the passionate pursuit of justice meets organized political action.
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