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  • Arthur Miller, 1915-2005: Giant of American theater had giftedness and guts

    Arthur Miller, 1915-2005: Giant of American theater had giftedness and guts

    February 18, 2005

    Arthur Miller, the man who wrote “Death of a Salesman,” died Feb. 10. And as Linda Loman told the sons of Willy Loman, that sad and epic American dreamer: “Attention must be paid.” Miller, 89, died...

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  • A neglected chapter in West Virginia labor history

    A neglected chapter in West Virginia labor history

    February 18, 2005

    BOOK REVIEW During late August 1921, an army of 10,000 armed and angry coal miners marched across West Virginia. Their goal was to liberate Mingo County in the southwest corner of the state, and thereby end...

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  • Ask the Communists  Q&A

    Ask the Communists Q&A

    February 18, 2005

    Q: Exactly how would socialism happen in the U.S.? What exactly would a socialist government do? Would there be freedom in the political system for a party that advocated capitalism? A: It is a bit hard...

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  • Black liberation and working-class unity

    Black liberation and working-class unity

    February 18, 2005

    OPINIONThis article, by the editor of our predecessor, The Worker, was written in 1956, and later published in “Revolutionary Tracings, Selected Writings” (International Publishers, 1974). We reprint it, in conjunction with African American History Month, because...

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  • Challenging the Christian right in rural America

    Challenging the Christian right in rural America

    February 18, 2005

    OPINION Polls from the recent presidential election showed that many working-class voters support Bush’s Christian right “values agenda.” Why? From 1994 until 2002, I worked as a pastor at various Lutheran congregations in rural Iowa, and...

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