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Steve Rossignol :
A marker for Covington Hall

William Covington Hall was a major organizer of the IWW in Texas and Louisiana. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | June 6, 2019 William Covington Hall stands out in southern socialist and labor history as one of the … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
A marker for Covington Hall

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Paul Buhle :
‘A Full Life: James Connolly the Irish Rebel’

Historian Buhle writes about ‘The Irish socialist who organized an uprising’ and joins us on Rag Radio. (Listen to the podcast here!) By Paul Buhle | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2016 Historian Paul Buhle, a leading figure on … finish reading Paul Buhle :
‘A Full Life: James Connolly the Irish Rebel’

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Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

Me gustan los estudiantes. This painting by Austin’s Carlos Lowry is the cover art on the Fall 2013 NACLA Report on the Americas. The contradictions of Chile and the politics of memory The elections in Chile take place as the … finish reading Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

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David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin on the cover of Life Magazine, September 6, 1963. A socialist remembers:Reflections on the March on Washington The climate in Washington, D.C. that day was timorous. White Washingtonians feared some riotous upheaval. By David … finish reading David McReynolds : Reflections on the ’63 March on Washington

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Robert Jensen : There Are Marxists in India?

Prabhat Patnaik. Image from The Bruce Initiative on Rethinking Capitalism.‘There are Marxists in India?’ Economist Prabhat Patnaik on the global crisis By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | April 25, 2012 After an engaging half-hour interview with India’s pre-eminent … finish reading Robert Jensen : There Are Marxists in India?

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Harry Targ : Take a Deep Breath!

Image from The Blog of Progress.Take a deep breath:How do we build our movements? The response of 2011 was spontaneous, passionate, daring, and electric in its transformational possibilities. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 25, 2012 Over … finish reading Harry Targ : Take a Deep Breath!

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David P. Hamilton : French Elections: Francois Hollande and the Socialists

Presidential frontrunner Francois Hollande of the French Socialist Party. Image from Jegoun.net.The French presidential election:Francois Hollande offersan opportunity for the Left The simple explanation of Sarkozy’s failure is that the majority of the French electorate do not like the man … finish reading David P. Hamilton : French Elections: Francois Hollande and the Socialists

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David P. Hamilton : French Left Could Prevail in 2012

Martine Aubry of the Parti Socialiste (PI) and Nocolas Sarkozy of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UPM) could end up in a runoff for the French presidency. Image from Reuters.Letters from France VI:The French presidential election of 2012 Sarkozy … finish reading David P. Hamilton : French Left Could Prevail in 2012

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David P. Hamilton : French Left Could Prevail in 2012

Martine Aubry of the Parti Socialiste (PI) and Nocolas Sarkozy of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UPM) could end up in a runoff for the French presidency. Image from Reuters.Letters from France VI:The French presidential election of 2012 Sarkozy … finish reading David P. Hamilton : French Left Could Prevail in 2012

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BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

A Saving Remnant:Two lives of courage and commitment Barbara Deming and David McReynolds were ‘out’ pioneers of the left. By Doug Ireland / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 [A SAVING REMNANT: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and … finish reading BOOKS / Doug Ireland : Martin Duberman’s Dual Bio of Deming and McReynolds

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