The New Justice. Vol. 1. No. 7. May 15, 1919.

Of particular note in this issue is Lena Morrow Lewis’ sketch of Anatoly Lunacharsky, ‘Russia’s Titanic Educator.’

The New Justice. Vol. 1. No. 7. May 15, 1919.

Contents: Bulletin Board, Editorial by Clarence Meily and Harold Hardley Story, The Spirit of Radicalism in the Modern Novel by Paul Jordan Smith, A Reply to W. J. Ghent on Russia by Harold Hardley Story, Red Dawns the International by David Bobspa, Soviet Ambassador Martens and Litinoff Respond to U.S. Accusations, The Rift by Clarence Meily, The Living and the Dead by David Bobspa, Russia’s Titanic Educator [Lunacharsky] by Lena Morrow Lewis, Bulletin Board.

The New Justice was a twice-monthly journal published by the Friends of the Russian Revolution out of Los Angeles and edited by Roswell Brownson and Clarence Meily. Inspired by the Russian Revolution, New Justice was one of many communist journals that were produced by the Socialist Party’s Left Wing and the IWW in the years immediately after 1917. New Justice lasted less than year before folding. It’s pages, focused on the arts and art of revolution, reflected the cosmopolitan, English-speaking revolutionary West Coast left personified at the time by The Masses on the East Coast. A victim of the Palmer Raids, it shut production in January, 1920.

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