The Liberator. Vol. 4 No. 4. April, 1921.

Of the many pieces of interest in this issue, most notable are Max Eastman’s ‘Bill Haywood, Communist’, the only article by James P. Cannon in the Liberator, Crystal Eastman’s report on The National Women’s Party convention, and Carleton Beals look at the crisis in Spain.

The Liberator. Vol. 4 No. 4. April, 1921.

Contents: Editorials by Max Eastman, Alice Paul’s Convention by Crystal Eastman, Bill Haywood, Communist by Max Eastman, The Class Duel in Spain by Carleton Beals, A Dollar by Mary Heaton Vorse, Milady and the Bolsheviks by Margaret Tucker, The Story of Alex Howat by James P. Cannon, A Letter by Charles Stein, Hagar’s Hoard by George Kibbe Turner reviewed by F.D., ART BY Howard Brubaker, A. Walkowitz, Ben Benn, M. Kantor, Stuart Davis, Maurice Becker, Boardman Robinson, William Gropper, POETRY AND PROSE BY M. Baldwin, Leslie Nelson Jennings, Genevieve Taggard, Frank Walklin, Alice Mary Kimball, Robert L. Wolf, Bernard Raymond, Hazel Hall, Annette.

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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