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Allan Bérubé, 1946-2007: Against The Current vol. 135
Kinsman, Gary
Article
2008
An inspiring and broad-ranging queer historian, Allan Bérubé died at the age of 61 on December 11, 2007. He left us with major contributions of exciting historical work, but also important unfinished ...
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
The Anti-Empire Report #153: Cold War Number One: 70 years of daily national stupidity. Cold War Number Two: Still in its youth, but just as
Blum, William
Article
2017
A comentary on current events in Russian and US relations which may be entering a new Cold War, as well as a look back at events through the Cold War period from 1948 to the 1980's.
Connexions Library: The Right Focus Page
Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Right.
The Costs of McCarthyism: Against The Current vol. 85
Wald, Alan
Article
2000
Many Are the Crimes is far more than just an incisive diagnosis of the interlocking components of the historical era known as “McCarthyism.” Yeshiva University historian Ellen Schrecker has also produ...
Free Speech For Me - But Not For Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other
Hentoff, Nat
Book
1992
Hentoff is a passionate believer in free speech who recognizes that if speech is truly to be free, we must protect the expression even of ideas we abhors. He catalogues with equal disapproval the effo...
From an Exile
Davis, Chandler
Article
1960
Ten distinguished members of my faculty convened and unanimously declared me guilty of "deviousness, artfulness, and indirection hardly to be expected of a University colleague." I had refused, first ...
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Legal Lessons From the Green Scare: When the Constitution is No Obstacle to the FBI
Rosenfeld, Ben; Regan, Lauren
Article
2010
Green Scare prosecutors and their coordinators in Washington are willing to destroy individual lives to score political points, and to trample their own rules in the process.
The New McCarthyism In Israel
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
The Israeli government and its right-wing supporters have been waging a 'McCarthyite' campaign against human-rights groups by blaming them for the barrage of international criticism that has followed ...
One of the Hollywood Ten
Francis, Karl
Film/Video
2000
A Spanish and British bio-picture. The drama focuses on screenwriter/director Herbert Biberman and his efforts to make what would become the historic political film, Salt of the Earth in 1954, produce...
The Origin of America's Intellectual Vacuum
Hedges, Chris
Article
2010
A profile of Chandler Davis, a blacklisted mathematician who served six months in jail for refusing to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee.
The Purge
Davis, Chandler
Article
1988
Between 1947 and 1960 it was even harder than usual for left-wingers in the United States to get by. If you were active on the left, or were thought to be, there were more ways then than now that you ...
Researcher loses job at NSF after government questions her role as 1980s activist
Mervis, Jeffrey
Article
2014
Valerie Barr was 22 and living in New York City in 1979 when she became politically active. A recent graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in computer science, Barr handed out leaflet...
The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage
Gitlin, Todd
Book
1987
One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical c...
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
Socialist Register 1992: Volume 28: New World Order?
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
1953 - 2002 - 2016: Syria and the Reemergence of McCarthyism
Deboer, Fredrik
Article
2016
A history of McCarthyism, or red-baiting, in US politics to justify or bolster foreign war efforts, and how the recent Syrian involvement has brought about a revival of McCarthyist discourse and tacti...
Taking the Risk Out of Democracy: Corporate Propaganda versus Freedom and Liberty
Carey, Alex
Book
1995
The twentieth-century history of corporate propaganda practiced by U.S. businesses and the ways in which such corporate propaganda was exported to, and adopted by, other western democracies especially...
Tatchell's reply: "A new left-wing McCarthyism"
Tatchell, Peter
Article
2016
The future of progressive politics is under threat, again. But this time from the left. Historically, socialists and greens have made gains by building broad alliances around a common goal, such as th...
Today's Trumbo: Try telling academic critics of Israel McCarthyism is behind us
Palumbo-Liu, David
Article
2015
"Trumbo," starring Bryan Cranston as Academy Award-winning Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, tells the sordid and tragic story of the anti-communist witch hunt commonly referred to as the "Red Sca...
The Un-Canadians: True Stores of the blacklist Era
Sher, Len
Book
1992
Details the blacklisting which took place in Canada during the Cold War years.

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A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are doomed to repeat all the old m...

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McCarthy, Joseph
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 - May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in...
McCarthyism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
McCarthyism is a term used to describe the making of accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. The term has its origins in the period in the United States k...
Zoia Horn, librarian jailed for not testifying against protesters
Zoia Horn refused to testify against antiwar activists accused of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger.
Egelko, Bob
2014
Zoia Horn refused to testify against antiwar activists accused of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger.