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==Working with Seymour Melman==
 
==Working with Seymour Melman==
 
'''Seymour Melman''' was part of a circle of critical intellectuals with epicenters in various networks. Three were central. First, Melman was part of the [[Frame of Referenc]]e group led by University of Pennsylvania Professor [[Zellig Harris]]. Second, he was part of a group of critical scholars at Columbia University including [[Robert S. Lynd]], a leading sociologist in the United States. Third, he was connected to a wide network of national and international scholars and activists concerned with disarmament, economic conversion and economic democracy, e.g. [[Noam Chomsky]], [[Marcus Raskin]],  [[Harley Shaiken]], [[John Ullmann]], [[Lloyd J. Dumas]], [[John Kenneth Galbraith]], among many others.
 
'''Seymour Melman''' was part of a circle of critical intellectuals with epicenters in various networks. Three were central. First, Melman was part of the [[Frame of Referenc]]e group led by University of Pennsylvania Professor [[Zellig Harris]]. Second, he was part of a group of critical scholars at Columbia University including [[Robert S. Lynd]], a leading sociologist in the United States. Third, he was connected to a wide network of national and international scholars and activists concerned with disarmament, economic conversion and economic democracy, e.g. [[Noam Chomsky]], [[Marcus Raskin]],  [[Harley Shaiken]], [[John Ullmann]], [[Lloyd J. Dumas]], [[John Kenneth Galbraith]], among many others.
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=="Michael Harrington and Today's Other America"==
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In 1998, a new film based on late [[Democratic Socialists of America]] leader [[Michael Harrington]] was released. "Michael Harrington and Today's Other America-Corporate Power and Inequality"  featured interviews with [[Bogdan Denitch]], Congressman [[Bernie Sanders]], [[Frances Fox Piven]], [[John Kenneth Galbraith]], Rush Limbaugh, Senate [[Ted Kennedy]], [[Jim Chapin]], [[Robert Kuttner]], Charles Murray, [[Robert Heilbroner|Robert L. Hellbroner]], [[Joanne Barkan]], [[Joseph Murphy]] and [[Bob Herbert]]. <ref>[Dem. Left Winter 1998, page 2]</ref>
  
 
==The American Prospect==
 
==The American Prospect==

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John Kenneth Galbraith

Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign

Circa early 1980s, John Kenneth Galbraith was an endorser of a US-Soviet Nuclear Weapons Freeze petition circulated by the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, National Clearinghouse, based in St. Louis, Missouri.

IVI-IPO

In 1981 John Kenneth Galbraith was a Vice President of Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization[1].

Council for a Livable World

As at 1982, John Kenneth Galbraith served as a Director on the board of the Council for a Livable World. The Council was founded in 1962 by nuclear physicist Leo Szilard and other scientists. Its purpose is to campaign against the proliferation of nuclear weapons through lobbying and by supporting candidates who share their vision.[2]

IPS connection

John Kenneth Galbraith was a member of the Institute for Policy Studies 20th Anniversary celebrations committee which organized an April 5, 1983, reception at the National Building Museum attended by approximately 1,000 IPS staffers and former staff.[3] (1908-2006)

Working with Seymour Melman

Seymour Melman was part of a circle of critical intellectuals with epicenters in various networks. Three were central. First, Melman was part of the Frame of Reference group led by University of Pennsylvania Professor Zellig Harris. Second, he was part of a group of critical scholars at Columbia University including Robert S. Lynd, a leading sociologist in the United States. Third, he was connected to a wide network of national and international scholars and activists concerned with disarmament, economic conversion and economic democracy, e.g. Noam Chomsky, Marcus Raskin, Harley Shaiken, John Ullmann, Lloyd J. Dumas, John Kenneth Galbraith, among many others.

"Michael Harrington and Today's Other America"

In 1998, a new film based on late Democratic Socialists of America leader Michael Harrington was released. "Michael Harrington and Today's Other America-Corporate Power and Inequality" featured interviews with Bogdan Denitch, Congressman Bernie Sanders, Frances Fox Piven, John Kenneth Galbraith, Rush Limbaugh, Senate Ted Kennedy, Jim Chapin, Robert Kuttner, Charles Murray, Robert L. Hellbroner, Joanne Barkan, Joseph Murphy and Bob Herbert. [4]

The American Prospect

In 2009 John Kenneth Galbraith was listed as a Founding Sponsor of The American Prospect.[5]

References

  1. IVI-IPO Letterhead July 23 1981
  2. CLW website: Board
  3. Information Digest April l5, 1983 p77-79
  4. [Dem. Left Winter 1998, page 2]
  5. The American Prospect website: Masthead (accessed on Nov. 15, 2009)