Ira Arlook

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Ira Arlook

Ira Arlook is the Washington DC based managing director of Fenton Communications. He has been the partner of Karen Nussbaum.

Democratic Agenda

More than 1,200 people attended the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee initiated Democratic Agenda Conference held November 16-18, 1979, at the International Inn and Metropolitan AM Church in Washington 1 DC. The conference focused on "corporate power'; as the key barrier to "economic and political democracy," concepts many Democratic Agenda participants defined as "socialism.'

The Democratic Agenda meetings attempted to develop anti-corporate alternatives" through influencing the direction of the Democratic Party during the period leading to the July 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York.

Workshops included "What Can We Do About Plant Closings " - Ira Arlook, Cleveland Robinson, Shelley Metzenbaum[1]

Institute for Policy Studies connections

Ira Arlook, Director Ohio Public Interest Campaign was listed[2]among those participating in the Institute for Policy Studies affiliated Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies {CASLP} Bryn Mawr August 3-5 1979.

In 1979 Ira Arlook of Ohio Public Interest Campaign served on the steering committee of the Institute for Policy Studies initiated Conference on Alternative State and Local Public Policies[3]

Campaign for America's Future

In 1996 Ira Arlook, New Economy Communications was one of the original 130 founders of Campaign for America's Future.[4]


  1. Information Digest, December 14, 1979, page 370/371
  2. Information Digest August 24 1979
  3. Information Digest August 24, 1979
  4. CAF Co-Founders