Letters and Politics

What History Tells Us About the Election

Guest: Max Elbaum has been involved a peace and anti-racist movements since joining Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) in Madison, Wisconsin in the 1960s. Through the 1970s and 1980s he participated in campaigns defending affirmative action and opposing U.S. military interventions in the Third World while writing extensively for the radical press and taking part in then-widespread efforts to construct a new U.S. revolutionary political party. Currently he is one of the editors of Organizing Upgrade and is the author of Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che.

photo: clay banks

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