Kathy M. Newman

Kathy M. Newman is Associate Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Her primary interest is the relationship between mass culture and the masses—the dialectical relationship between television, film, radio, and the internet and social/political formations. Author of Radio-Active: Advertising and Activism 1935-1947. Also a regular blogger for The Center for Working Class Studies. Currently writing a book that combines cultural analysis with labor history: Striking Images: Labor on Screen and in the Streets in the 1950s. “When not professing I am a wife, a mother, a political activist and a political artist!”


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    Karl Marx makes a comeback

    Karl Marx makes a comeback

    September 14, 2017 By Kathy M. Newman

    Over the last decade, Marx has also made a comeback as a serious intellectual figure. In the fall of 2008, as the global financial crisis was starting to be felt and understood, The Guardian reported on...

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