The Liberator. Vol. 1 No. 6. August, 1918.

The Liberator. Vol. 1 No. 6. August, 1918.

Contents: Were You Ever a Child? by Floyd Dell, Recognize the Soviets by George V. Lomonossoff, Socialists and Suppression by Arturo Giovannitti, Poems, How the Russian Revolution Works by John Reed, Portrait of a City Hoboken by Max Eastman, Dirurne Story of a Days Work by Philips Russel, Impressions of the AFL Convention A Symposium, Silence And the Resurrection A Letter from William Bross Lloyd, From Norman Hapgood, John Reed Explains, ART BY Art Young, Cornelia Barns, Boardman Robinson, Stuart Davis.

The Liberator was published monthly from 1918, first established by Max Eastman and his sister Crystal Eastman continuing The Masses, was shut down by the US Government during World War One. Like The Masses, The Liberator contained some of the best radical journalism of its, or any, day. It combined political coverage with the arts, culture, and a commitment to revolutionary politics. Increasingly, The Liberator oriented to the Communist movement and by late 1922 was a de facto publication of the Party. In 1924, The Liberator merged with Labor Herald and Soviet Russia Pictorial into Workers Monthly. An essential magazine of the US left.

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