The Liberator. Vol. 3 No. 11. November, 1920.

A great issue of The Liberator with over a dozen photos of leaders and scenes from revolutionary Russia, Max Eastamn’s broadside against S.P. leader Morris Hillquit, a full-page memorial photo of John Reed, a report on the factory occupations in Italy, Robert Minor explains his views on anarchism, Makhno, Lenin, and the Bolsheviks, and Maxim Gorky’s ‘In Praise of Lenin,’ a different translation of which is linked to online text below.

The Liberator. Vol. 3 No. 11. November, 1920.

Contents: Cove by Lydia Gibson, In Praise of Lenin by Maxim Gorky, The Dancers by Joseph Freeman, Poems of Wang Wei, About Dogmatism by Max Eastman, Answer to My Critics by Robert Minor, Communist Factories in Italy, Israda by Annette Wynne, Back Home in Russia, Photos from Revolutionary Russia, The Projection Removed by Frank V. Faulhaber, Hillquit Excommunicates the Soviet by Max Eastman, Books Reviews by Floyd Dell and Max Eastman, For Poets by Mary Carolyn Davis , ART BY Cornelia Barnes, Art Young, Maurice Becker, Lydia Gibson.

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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