Barbara Garson

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Barbara Garson


Barbara Garson (born July 7, 1941) is a a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author and playwright. She is sometimes referred to as the "little old Jewish lady".

Early Years

Garson was one of 800 arrested with Mario Savio during these early student protests of the 1960s. In 1969 she began work at The Shelter Half, an anti-war GI coffee house. While here she contributed articles to a Seattle anarchist newsletter and an anti-war show for soldiers which toured G.I. venues.

In The Times Founding sponsors

In 1976 founding sponsors of the Institute for Policy Studies/New American Movement linked socialist journal were;

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[2]

Working Women and the Womens Movment

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[3]

Working Women and the Womens Movment

Socialist Party USA Involvement

Garson was the Socialist Party USA's replacement nominee for Vice President in 1992 after the original nominee died. Members within the party strongly encouraged to run for this and various other offices in the party, however Garson declined.[4]

Socialist Scholars Conference 1992

Barbara Garson; Don Bacheller, Newspaper Guild and Robbin Gillespie were speakers on the Crippled Professionals: Mental & Physical Hazards in Post-Industrial Jobs panel at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference. The conference was held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City.[5]

New Politics

As of 2009 Barbara Garson served as a sponsor of New Politics, magazine almost completely staffed and run by members of Democratic Socialists of America[6].

Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Garson is listed as an endorser of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, as of March 15, 2010.[7]

External links

References

  1. [1] In These Times home page, accessed March 6, 2010
  2. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  3. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  4. http://www.politics1.com/socialist04a.htm
  5. SSE Tenth Annual Conference Program, 1992
  6. http://ww3.wpunj.edu/newpol/whoweare.htm#eds
  7. Endorsers