New American Movement 10th convention
In 1981 Jim Miller, Cleveland New American Movement led a workshop entitled Poland, Solidarity and the U.S. Left's Response at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.
Democratic Socialists of America Cultural Commission
- Jim Miller Cleveland, Ohio
- Bogdan Denitch New York
DSA Conference delegate
Special thanks went to Bahman Azad, Norman Markowitz, Michael Parenti, Anthony Coughlan, and Betty Smith for reading the entire manuscript and suggesting editorial and substantive changes. We would also like to thank those who read all or parts of the manuscript and those who shared their ideas and sometimes their encouragement: Gerald Horne, Frank Goldsmith, Erwin Marquit, Sam Webb, Elena Mora, Mark Rosenzweig, Gerald Meyer, Joe Sims, Lee Dlugin, Pat Barile, Daniel Rubin, Phillip Bonosky, Bill Davis, Evelina Alarcon, Tim Wheeler, Scott Marshall, Noel Rabinowitz, Paul Mishler, Jarvis Tyner, Esther Moroze, Marilyn Bechtel, Gerald Erickson, Constance Pohl, Jackie DiSalvo, Richard Najarian and Brawee Najarian, and Jim Miller.
Also thanked were librarians, Mark Rosenzweig of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies and Jackie Lavalle, for helping with the research, and Eileen Jamison for tracking down numerous books and articles. Also owed a debt of gratitude were Gregory Grossman for helping find sources on the second economy. Also thanked were SUNY Empire State College for granting a sabbatical leave to Roger Keeran during which he did some early research and writing. Catherine Keeran for her assistance and Alice Ward and John Ward for providing accommodations and company, while Roger did research at the University of Texas. David Granville, Derek Kotz, Ian Denning and Charles Keller, and for technical help.
Returning to DSA
Randy Cunningham wrote in 2016, "Thanks to the efforts of Jim Miller, he has rounded up a number of us old NAM fossils to join the new DSA local forming in Cleveland".
- NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
- DSA Keylist newsletter, July 1982
- DSA Conference delegate list Oct. 12 1983 update
- "Socialism Betrayed: Behind the Collapse of the Soviet Union"