Max Shachtman: His Ideas and His Movement  

Editor’s Note: Max Shachtman (1904-72) was expelled from the Communist Party in 1928 for Trotskyism. He broke with Trotsky in 1939 to found the Workers Party- Independent Socialist League (1940-58). From 1958, he was a leading figure in the Socialist …



The Riots and the Radicals  

Within this issue we print some comments on the riots by Bayard Rustin, comments with which I agree. We shall also have before long the inevitable, and hopefully useful, studies by the sociologists. While awaiting their reports, however, we need …



A Report on the LID  

The first year of the effort to reinvigorate the League for Industrial Democracy has been completed. It is time to take stock. When Michael Harrington was named LID Chairman in September, 1964, and a young staff took over the office, …





The Idea of Revolution  

The spontaneous movement that erupted out of Greensboro last year is laboring forth an ideology. This is a difficult period for so young a movement, especially one relatively lacking in politically sophisticated leadership. The students are further handicapped by an …