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Michael Harrington

Edward Michael "Mike" Harrington (February 24, 1928 – July 31, 1989) was an American democratic socialist, writer, political activist, political theorist, professor of political science, radio commentator and initiator of the Democratic Socialists of America. During the 1970s he invented the term neoconservatism.

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Books About Michael Harrington
... Isserman, Maurice The Other American The Life of Michael Harrington ... New York Perseus Books 2001 ...
Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee - Organizational History - Harrington Founds DSOC
... See also Socialist Party USA Even before the convention, Michael Harrington had resigned as an Honorary Chairperson of the Socialist Party ... Harrington and his supporters from the Coalition Caucus soon formed the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee (DSOC) ... the Socialist Party USA.) Despite opposing the majority of the Socialist Party, Michael Harrington, acknowledged the validity of its members' concerns Harrington's caucus in the Socialist Party endorsed the "New ...
Michael Harrington (writer)
... Michael Harrington (1916 – 1999) was a Newfoundland and Labrador educator, writer, historian and broadcaster ... Michael Harrington was born in St ... to working variously in publishing, writing and broadcasting, Michael Harrington briefly entered politics ...
Communism In The United States - History - 1950s and 1960s: Civil Rights, The War On Poverty, and The New Left
... Shachtman's ISL had attracted youth like Irving Howe, Michael Harrington, Tom Kahn, and Rachelle Horowitz ... Michael Harrington soon became the most visible socialist in the United States when his The Other America became a best seller, following a long and laudatory New Yorker review by Dwight Macdonald ... Harrington and other socialists were called to Washington, D.C ...
Students For A Democratic Society - Origins
... Later in the meeting, Michael Harrington, an LID member, became agitated over the manifesto because he found the stand they took toward the Soviet Union and authoritarian regimes ... There, Hayden clashed with Michael Harrington (as he later would with Irving Howe) over the perceived potential for totalitarianism among other things ... Harrington denounced the seating of the PYOC member, SDS’s tolerance for communism and their lack of clarity in their condemnation of communist totalitarianism and authoritarianism, and he reproached SDS for ...

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