Jim Miller

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Jim Miller

Jim Miller... is a Cleveland Ohio activist.

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.

Miller also spoke alongside Mark Shanahan, Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy in a workshop entitled The Militarization of America]].[1]

Democratic Socialists of America Cultural Commission

In 1982 the Democratic Socialists of America Cultural Commission, was co-chaired by:[2]

DSA Conference delegate

In 1983 Jim Miller was a Cleveland, Ohio delegate to the Democratic Socialists of America conference in New York City, October 14-16, 1983[3]

"Socialism Betrayed"


In 2004 Roger Keeran, and Thomas Kenny published "Socialism Betrayed: Behind the Collapse of the Soviet Union"

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 thankedd 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 thankedd 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.[4]

Returning to DSA

New American Movement public group, FB

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".


  1. NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
  2. DSA Keylist newsletter, July 1982
  3. DSA Conference delegate list Oct. 12 1983 update
  4. "Socialism Betrayed: Behind the Collapse of the Soviet Union"