A. S. Embree A.S. Embree, a former minister, was an experienced American union organizer and, briefly, a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
A.S. Embree A.S. Embree, a former minister, was an experienced American union organizer and, briefly, a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
Abraham Cahan Abraham "Abe" Cahan (July 7, 1860 – August 31, 1951) was a Lithuanian-born Jewish-American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician.
Abraham Osheroff Abraham Osheroff (October 24, 1915 – April 6, 2008) was an American social activist, carpenter, war veteran, documentary filmmaker, and lecturer.
Abram Jakira Abraham "Abram" Jakira was an American socialist political activist, newspaper editor, and Communist Party functionary.
Adolph Douai Karl Daniel Adolph Douai (1819 - 1888), known to his peers as "Adolph," was a German Texan teacher as well as a socialist and abolitionist newspaper editor.
Adolph Germer Adoph F. Germer (1881–1966) was an American socialist political functionary and union organizer.
Adolph L. Reed, Jr. Adolph L. Reed, Jr. is a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in race and American politics.
Albert Weisbord Albert Weisbord (1900–1977) was an American political activist and union organizer.
Alex Bail Alex Bail (1900-June 8, 1973) was an American radical and union leader.
Alfred Wagenknecht Alfred Wagenknecht (1881–1956) was an American Marxist activist and political functionary.
Algernon Lee Algernon H. Lee (1873–1954) was an American socialist politician and educator, best known as the Director of Education at the Rand School of Social Science for 35 years.
Algie Martin Simons Algie Martin Simons was an American socialist journalist, newspaper editor, and political activist, best remembered as the editor of The International Socialist Review for nearly a decade.
Amiri Baraka Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones; October 7, 1934 – January 9, 2014), formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an America...
Andrew Kliman Andrew Kliman is a professor of economics at Pace University and author of several publications on Marxian economics, including the book Reclaiming Marx’s “Capital”, which defends the Tempor...
Anna Louise Strong Anna Louise Strong (November 24, 1885 – March 29, 1970) was a 20th-century American journalist and activist, best known for her reporting on and support for communist movements in the Soviet Uni...
Anna Rochester Anna Rochester (1880-1966) was an American labor reformer, journalist, and political activist.
Anthony Bimba Antanas "Anthony" Bimba, Jr. (1894–1982) was a Lithuanian-born American newspaper editor, historian, and radical political activist.
Anti-Flag Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, formed in 1988.
Antoinette Konikow Antoinette F. Buchholz Konikow (1869-1946) was an American physician, feminist, and radical political activist.
Arno J. Mayer Arno Joseph Mayer (born June 19, 1926) is a Luxembourg-born American Marxist historian who specializes in modern Europe, diplomatic history, and the Holocaust, and is currently Dayton-Stockton P...
Arthur E. Reimer Arthur Elmer Reimer (1882–1969) was an American socialist political activist and politician.
As'ad AbuKhalil As'ad AbuKhalil Arabic: أسعد أبو خليل (born March 16, 1960) is a Lebanese-American professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus.
Askia M. Touré Askia Muhammad Touré (Roland Snellings) (born October 13, 1938, in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an African-American poet, essayist, political editor, and leading voice of the Black Arts Movement.
Assata Shakur Assata Olugbala Shakur (born July 16, 1947), as JoAnne Deborah Byron, married name Chesimard is an African-American activist and escaped convicted murderer who ...
August Claessens August "Gus" Claessens (1885–1954) was an American socialist politician, best known as one of the five New York Assemblymen expelled from that body during the First Red Scare for their membershi...
Avital Ronell Avital Ronell (born 15 April 1952) is an American philosopher who contributes to the fields of continental philosophy, literary studies, psychoanalysis, feminist philosophy, political philosophy...
Barbara Ehrenreich Barbara Ehrenreich (born August 26, 1941) is an American feminist, democratic socialist, and political activist who describes herself as "a myth buster by trade", and has been called "a veteran...
Bert Cochran Bert Cochran (December 25, 1913? – June 6, 1984) was an American Communist politician and author.
Bertell Ollman Bertell Ollman (born April 30, 1935 in Milwaukee) is a professor of politics at New York University.
Bertram Wolfe Bertram David "Bert" Wolfe (1896–1977) was an American scholar and former communist best known for biographical studies of Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, and Diego Rivera.
Biju Mathew Biju Mathew is an American Marxist activist-intellectual.
Bill Haywood William Dudley Haywood (February 4, 1869 – May 18, 1928), better known as "Big Bill" Haywood, was a founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and a member of...
Birch Wilson L. Birch Wilson, Jr. (1883–1974) was an American political activist, newspaper editor, and civic employee.
Blues People Blues People (Negro Music in White America) is a seminal study of Afro-American music (and culture generally) by Amiri Baraka, who published it as LeRoi Jones in 1963.
Bolesław Gebert Bolesław Konstantin "Bill" Gebert was a top Communist Party official, remembered as one of the organization's top Polish-language speaking leaders.
Boots Riley Raymond Lawrence Riley (born 1971), better known by his stage name Boots Riley, is an American rapper, producer and community activist, best known as the lead vocalist of The Coup and Stre...
Brad Wilk Bradley J. "Brad" Wilk (born September 5, 1968) is an American musician, actor, and activist, best known as the drummer of the American rock band Rage Against the Machine (1991–2000; 2007&...
Burton Hatlen Burton Norval Hatlen (April 9, 1936 – January 21, 2008) was an American literary scholar and professor at the University of Maine.
C. E. Ruthenberg Charles Emil Ruthenberg (1882–1927), known to his friends as C.E., was an American Marxist politician and a founder and long-time head of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).
C. L. R. James Cyril Lionel Robert James (4 January 1901 – 19 May 1989), best known as C. L. R. James, who sometimes wrote under the pen-name J. R. Johnson, was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, ...
C. Wright Mills Charles Wright Mills (August 28, 1916 – March 20, 1962) was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death in 1962.
Charles Mudede Charles Tonderai Mudede (born February 8, 1969) is a writer, filmmaker, and leftwing cultural critic.
Charles Ruthenberg Charles Emil Ruthenberg (1882—1927) was an American Marxist politician and a founder and long-time head of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).
Charles S. Zimmerman Charles Sasha Zimmerman (1896–1983) was an American socialist activist and trade union leader, who was an associate of Jay Lovestone.
Charles Solomon (politician) Charles "Charley" Solomon (1889–1963) was a socialist politician from New York City, elected to the New York State Assembly in 1919 and expelled with four of his fellows on the first day of the ...
Christopher Hitchens Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a British-American author, polemicist, debater, and journalist.
Clara Fraser Clara Fraser (March 12, 1923 – February 24, 1998) was a feminist and socialist political organizer, who co-founded and led the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women.
Clarence Hathaway Clarence A. "Charlie" Hathaway (1892–1963) was an activist in the Minnesota trade union movement and a prominent leader of the Communist Party of the United States from the 1920s through the ear...
Clarence Senior Clarence Ollson Senior (1903–1974) was, as a young man, an American socialist political activist best remembered as the National Executive Secretary of the Socialist Party of America during the ...
Claude Lightfoot Claude M. Lightfoot (1910–1991) was an African-American activist, politician, and author.
Claudia Jones Claudia Cumberbatch Jones (15 February 1915—24 December 1964) was a Trinidadian journalist, who became a political activist and black nationalist through Communism.
Cyril Briggs Cyril Valentine Briggs was an African-Caribbean and African-American writer and communist political activist born in the West Indies.
Daniel De Leon Daniel De Leon (December 14, 1852 – May 11, 1914) was an American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer.
David P. Berenberg David Paul Berenberg (March 17, 1890 – March 7, 1974) was an American socialist teacher, editor, and writer.
David Roediger David R. Roediger (born July 13, 1952) is an American Kendrick C. Babcock Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
Dean Reed Dean Cyril Reed (September 22, 1938 – June 13, 1986) was an American actor, singer and songwriter, director, and social activist who lived a great part of his adult life in South America and the...
Donna Haraway Donna J. Haraway (born September 6, 1944) is a Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, United States.
Earl Browder Earl Russell Browder (1891–1973) was from Wichita, Kansas.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (August 7, 1890 – September 5, 1964) was a labor leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
Ella Reeve Bloor Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (July 8, 1862–August 10, 1951) was an American labor organizer and long-time activist in the socialist and communist movements.
Ellen Meiksins Wood Ellen Meiksins Wood (born 1942 in New York City) is a Marxist historian and scholar.
Elmer Allison Elmer T. Allison (1883 – 1982) was an American socialist political activist and newspaper editor.
Eric Flint Eric Flint (born 1947) is an American author, editor, and e-publisher.
Erich Fromm Erich Seligmann Fromm (March 23, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist.
Erik Olin Wright Erik Olin Wright (born 1947, in Berkeley, California) is an American analytical Marxist sociologist, specializing in social stratification, and in egalitarian alternative futures to capitalism.
Ernest Untermann Gerhard Ernest Untermann, Sr. (1864–1956) was a German-American seaman, socialist author, translator, newspaper editor.
Erwin Marquit Erwin Marquit (born 1926) is an American physicist and Marxist philosopher.
Eugene D. Genovese Eugene Dominic Genovese was an American historian of the American South and American slavery.
Eugene Dennis Francis Xavier Waldron (August 10, 1905 – January 31, 1961), best known by the pseudonym Eugene Dennis and Tim Ryan was an American communist politician and union organizer, be...
Eugene Genovese Eugene Dominic Genovese (born May 19, 1930) is an American historian of the American South and American slavery.
Eugene V. Debs Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or the Wobblies)...
Felix Morrow Felix Morrow was an American communist political activist and newspaper editor.
Florence Kelley Florence Kelley (September 12, 1859 – February 17, 1932) was an American social and political reformer.
Francis Boyle Francis Anthony Boyle (born 1950) is a professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law.
Frank Kofsky Frank Kofsky (1935–1997) was an American Marxist historian, author, and Professor of History at California State University, Sacramento, from 1969 until his death.
Frank T. Johns Frank Tetes Johns (1889 - 1928) was a carpenter and American socialist political activist and politician.
Fred Ellis Fred Ellis (1885–1965) was an American political/editorial cartoonist.
Fred Hampton Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP).
Fred Newman Frederick Delano "Fred" Newman (June 17, 1935 – July 3, 2011) was an American philosopher, psychotherapist, playwright and political activist, and creator of a therapeutic modality called Social...
Fred Newman (philosopher) Fred Newman, Ph.D. (born 1935) is a philosopher, psychotherapist, playwright and political activist, and creator of a therapeutic modality called Social Therapy.
Fredric Jameson Fredric Jameson (born 14 April 1934) is an American literary critic and Marxist political theorist.
George A. Romero George Andrew Romero (born February 4, 1940) is an American-Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about...
George Breitman George Breitman was an American communist political activist and newspaper editor.
George Jackson (Black Panther) George Lester Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was an African-American left-wing activist, Marxist, author, a member of the Black Panther Party, and co-founder of the Black G...
George Rawick George P. Rawick (1929–1990) was an American academic, historian, and socialist, best known for his editorship of a 41-volume set of oral histories of former slaves, titled The American ...
Gerald Horne Gerald Horne is an African American historian who currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston.
Gil Green (politician) Gil Green was a leading figure in the Communist Party of the United States of America until 1991.
Gopal Balakrishnan Gopal Balakrishnan is associate professor in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, working on political thought, intellectual history, and critical...
Grace Lee Boggs Grace Lee Boggs (born June 27, 1915) is an author, lifelong social activist and feminist.
Gus Tyler August "Gus" Tyler (1911-2011) was an American socialist activist of the 1930s, a labor union official, author, and newspaper columnist.
H. Bruce Franklin Howard Bruce Franklin (born February 1934) — known as H. Bruce Franklin — is an American cultural historian who has authored or edited nineteen books on a range of subjects.
H. M. Wicks Herbert Moore "Harry" Wicks (1889–1956), best known as "Harry M. Wicks," was an American radical journalist and politician who was a founding member of the Communist Party of America.
Haim Kantorovitch Haim Kantorovitch (1890–1936) was an American socialist teacher, writer, and Marxist theoretician.
Hal Draper Hal Draper (born Harold Dubinsky; September 19, 1914 – January 26, 1990) was an American socialist activist and author who played a significant role in the Berkeley, California, Free Speec...
Hanna Batatu Hanna (John) Batatu (حنّا بطاطو,) (1926, Jerusalem –24 June 2000, Winsted, Connecticut) was a Palestinian American Marxist historian specialising in the history of Iraq and the modern Arab...
Harold Isaacs Harold Robert Isaacs (1910–1986) was an American journalist and political scientist.
Harold Ware Harold Maskell "Hal" Ware was an American Marxist regarded as one of the Communist Party's top experts on agriculture.
Harry Haywood Harry Haywood (February 6, 1898 – 1985) was a leading figure in both the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
Harry Winitsky Harry Mordecai Winitsky (1898 - 1939) was an American left wing political activist who was a founding member of the Communist Party of America.
Harvey O'Connor Harvey O'Connor (1897 - 1987) was an American radical journalist, newspaper editor, and political activist.
Hazel Carby Hazel V. Carby is professor of African American Studies and of American Studies at Yale University.
Herbert Marcuse Herbert Marcuse (July 19, 1898 – July 29, 1979) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.
Hermon F. Titus Hermon Franklin Titus (1852–1931) was an American socialist activist and newspaper publisher.
Hosea Hudson Hosea Hudson was an African-American labor leader in the Southern United States.
Howard Costigan Howard Gary Costigan (1904–1985) was an American radio commentator, political functionary, and politician.
Howard Zinn Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922January 27, 2010) was an American historian, author, playwright, and social activist.
Huey P. Newton Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political and urban activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.
James H. Maurer James Hudson "Jim" Maurer (1864–1944) was a prominent American trade unionist who twice ran for the office of Vice President of the United States on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America.
James Harris (politician) James Harris is an American communist politician and member of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party.
James Oneal James J. "Jim" Oneal (1875–1962), a founding member of the Socialist Party of America (SPA), was a prominent socialist journalist, historian, and party activist who played a decisive role in the...
James Petras James Petras is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York and adjunct professor at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada...
James S. Allen James S. "Jim" Allen, born Sol Auerbach, (1906–1986) was an American Marxist historian, journalist, editor, political activist, and functionary of the Communist Party USA. Allen is best remember...
James W. Ford James W. "Jim" Ford (18931957) was the Vice-Presidential candidate for the Communist Party USA in 1932, 1936, and 1940.
Jay Lovestone Jay Lovestone (December 15, 1897 — March 7, 1990) was at various times a member of the Socialist Party of America, a leader of the Communist Party USA, leader of a small oppositionist party, an ...
Jerry Rubin Jerry Rubin (July 14, 1938 – November 28, 1994) was an American social activist, anti-war leader, and counterculture icon during the 1960s and 1970s.
Job Harriman Job Harriman (1861-1925) was an ordained minister who later became an agnostic and a socialist.
Joe Jones (artist) Joseph John Jones (1909–1963) was a 20th-century artist: painter, landscape painter, lithographer, and muralist.
Joel Kovel Joel Kovel (born 27 August 1936) is an American scholar and author.
John Bellamy Foster John Bellamy Foster (born August 19, 1953) is a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and also editor of Monthly Review.
John C. Chase John Calvin Chase (1870–1939) was an American trade union activist and politician.
John Gates John "Johnny" Gates, born Solomon Regenstreif was an American Communist journalist, best remembered as one of the individuals spearheading a failed attempt at liberalization of the Communi...
John J. Ballam John J. "Johnny" Ballam (1882-1954) was an American Marxist political activist and trade union organizer.
John Keracher John Keracher (1880–1958) was a Scottish-born American Marxist politician who founded the Proletarian Party of America in 1920.
John Reed (journalist) John Silas "Jack" Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 17, 1920) was an American journalist, poet, and socialist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, T...
John Spargo John Spargo (1876–1966) became a renowned expert in the history and crafts of Vermont.
John W. Slayton John W. Slayton (1863 - 1935) was an American socialist lecturer and politician.
John Williamson (Communist) John Williamson (1903 - 1974) was a Scottish-born radical best remembered as a top leader of the Communist youth movement in the 1920s in the United States.
John Williamson (communist) John Williamson was a Scottish-born radical best remembered as a top leader of the Communist youth movement in the 1920s in the United States.
Joseph Weydemeyer Joseph Arnold Weydemeyer (February 2, 1818, Münster – August 26, 1866, St. Louis, Missouri) was a military officer in the Kingdom of Prussia and the United States, as well as a journalist,...
Judith Butler Judith Butler (born February 24, 1956) is an American philosopher and gender theorist, whose work has had a significant influence on the fields of feminist, queer, and literary theory, philosoph...
Julius Gerber Julius Gerber (1872–1956) was a leading Socialist Party of America party official and politician during the first two decades of the 20th century.
Karl Emil Nygard Karl Emil Nygard, also known as Emil C. Nygard and under the pen name Ada M. Oredigger (August 25, 1906–April 26, 1984), was an American Communist politician who became the first Com...
Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (February 2, 1878 – March 17, 1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States.
L. E. Katterfeld Ludwig Erwin Alfred "Dutch" Katterfeld (1881–1974), most commonly known as L.E. Katterfeld, was an American socialist politician, a founding member of the Communist Labor Party of America, a Com...
Lee Harvey Oswald Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was, according to five government investigations, the sniper who assassinated John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, i...
Lement Harris Lement Upham Harris (March 1, 1904 - 21 September 2002) was a member of the American Communist Party.
Lenni Brenner Lenni Brenner (born 1937) is an American Marxist Trotskyist writer.
Leo Hurwitz Leo Hurwitz was an American documentary filmmaker.
Lester Rodney Lester Rodney (April 17, 1911 – December 20, 2009) was an American journalist who helped break down the color barrier in baseball as sports writer for the Daily Worker.
Louis B. Boudin Louis B. Boudin (1874–1952) was a Russian-born American Marxist theoretician, writer, politician, and lawyer.
Louis C. Fraina Louis C. Fraina (1892–1953) was a founding member of the American Communist Party in 1919.
Louis Waldman Louis Waldman (January 5, 1892 – September 12, 1982) was a leading figure in the Socialist Party of America from the late 1910s and through the middle 1930s, a founding member of the Social Demo...
Louise Bryant Louise Bryant (December 5, 1885 – January 6, 1936) was an American journalist known for her sympathetic coverage of Russia and the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution.
Lucien Sanial Lucien Delabarre Sanial was a French-born American newspaper editor, economist, and political activist.
Ludwig Lore Ludwig Lore (18751942) was an American socialist newspaper editor and politician, best remembered for his tenure as editor of the New Yorker Volkszeitung and role as a factional leader in th...
Mae Mallory Mae Mallory was a Black liberation movement leader in the 1960s, and proponent of Black armed self-defense.
Margaret Schlauch Margaret Schlauch (September 25, 1898 – July 19, 1986) was a scholar of medieval studies at New York University and then after she left the United States for political reasons in 1951, at ...
Marilyn Buck Marilyn Jean Buck (December 13, 1947 – August 3, 2010) was an American Marxist revolutionary, and feminist poet, who was imprisoned for her participation in the 1979 prison escape of Assat...
Marshall Berman Marshall Howard Berman (November 24, 1940 – September 11, 2013) was an American philosopher and Marxist Humanist writer.
Martin Glaberman Martin Glaberman (December 13, 1918 – December 17, 2001) was an influential American Marxist writer on labor, historian, academic, and autoworker.
Mary Heaton Vorse Mary Heaton Vorse O'Brien (1874–1966) was an American journalist, labor activist, and novelist.
Mary Inman Ida Mary Inman (1894-1985), familiarly known by her middle name, was an American political activist and writer.
Mary Marcy Mary Edna Tobias Marcy was an American socialist author, pamphleteer, poet, and magazine editor.
Maurice Sugar Maurice Sugar (1891 - February 15, 1974) was an American political activist and labor attorney.
Max S. Hayes Maximillian Sebastian "Max" Hayes was a newspaper editor, trade union activist, and socialist politician.
Maximilian Cohen Maximilian "Max" Cohen was an American socialist politician of the early 20th Century.
Maynard C. Krueger Maynard C. Krueger was an American socialist politician and an economics professor at the University of Chicago.
Maynard Solomon Maynard Solomon (born January 5, 1930) has carried out a multiple career: he was a co-founder of Vanguard Records as well as a music producer, and later became a writer on music.
Melech Epstein Melech Epstein (1889–1979) was an American journalist and historian.
Meridel Le Sueur Meridel Le Sueur (February 22, 1900, Murray, IA – November 14, 1996, Hudson, WI) was an American writer associated with the proletarian movement of the 1930s and 1940s.
Michael Burawoy Michael Burawoy is a British sociological Marxist, best known as author of Manufacturing Consent: Changes in the Labor Process under Monopoly Capitalism—a study on work and organizations tha...
Michael Hardt Michael Hardt (born 1960) is an American literary theorist and political philosopher.
Michael Moore Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American filmmaker, author, social critic, and political activist.
Michael Parenti Michael John Parenti (born 1933) is an American political scientist, historian, and cultural critic who writes on scholarly and popular subjects.
Michael Vocino Michael Vocino (born April 15, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a professor at the University of Rhode Island where he was a former Director of Libraries, Interim Dean of Libraries and currentl...
Mike Davis (scholar) Mike Davis (born 1946) is an American writer, political activist, urban theorist, and historian.
Mike Marqusee Mike Marqusee (born 1953) is an American-born writer, journalist and political activist in London.
Mike Rotkin Mike Rotkin is a former lecturer in community studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, long-term city council member and the ex-mayor of Santa Cruz, California (mayor as of November...
Moissaye Joseph Olgin Moissaye Joseph Olgin (18781939) was a Russian-born writer, journalist, and translator in the early 20th century.
Morris Childs Morris H. Childs (born Moishe Chilovsky, 1902–1991) was an American political activist and American Communist Party functionary who became a Soviet espionage agent (1929) and then a double agent...
Morris Hillquit Morris Hillquit (1869–1933) was a founder and leader of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer in New York City's Lower East Side during the early 20th century.
Morris Schappes Morris U. Schappes was an American educator, writer, radical political activist, historian, and magazine editor.
Morris Winchevsky Morris Winchevsky (Leopold Benzion Novokhovitch; Pseudonym: Ben Netz (Hebrew: 'Son of Hawk'; 1856–1932) was a prominent Jewish socialist leader in London and the United States in the...
Murray Levin Murray Burton Levin, Ph.D. (1927–1999) was a political science professor at Boston University from 1955 through his retirement in 1989.
Nelson Peery Nelson Peery (born 1925) is an American political activist and author.
Nicholas Dozenberg Nicholas "Nick" Dozenberg (1882–1954) was an American political functionary with the Communist Party USA in the 1920s.
Noel Ignatiev Noel Ignatiev (born 1940) is a radical academician and American history professor at the Massachusetts College of Art.
Norman O. Brown Norman Oliver Brown (September 25, 1913 – October 2, 2002) was an American classicist.
Oakley C. Johnson Oakley C. Johnson (1890 - 1976?) was an American socialist political activist and writer.
Olga Rodriguez Olga Rodriguez is a Chicano activist and a leading member of the Socialist Workers Party of the United States.
Olive M. Johnson Olive Malmberg Johnson (1872–1952) was an American socialist, newspaper editor and political activist.
Oliver Cox Oliver Cromwell Cox was a Trinidadian-American sociologist noted for his early Marxist viewpoint on Fascism.
Otto Huiswoud Otto Eduard Geradus Majelia Huiswoud (1893 - 1961) was a Suriname-born political activist who was a charter member of the Communist Party of America.
Patrick L. Quinlan Arthur Patrick L. "Pat" Quinlan was an Irish-American trade union organizer, journalist, and socialist political activist.
Paul A. Baran Paul Alexander Baran was an American Marxist economist.
Paul Mattick Paul Mattick, Sr. (March 13, 1904 – February 7, 1981) was a Marxist political writer and social revolutionary, whose thought can be placed within the council communist and left communist traditions.
Paul Piccone Paul Piccone was the founder and long-time editor of the journal TELOS.
Paul Sweezy Paul Marlor Sweezy (April 10, 1910 – February 27, 2004) was a Marxian economist, political activist, publisher, and founding editor of the long-running magazine Monthly Review.
Peter Cacchione Peter V. "Pete" Cacchione (November 1, 1897 – November 27, 1947) was a communist labor leader who was elected to the New York City Council.
Philip S. Foner Philip Sheldon Foner (December 14, 1910 – December 13, 1994) was an American Marxist labor historian and teacher.
Philip Van Patten Simon Philip Van Patten (1852–1918), known by his middle name of "Philip," was an American socialist political activist prominent during the latter half of the 1870s and the first half of the 1880s.
Raya Dunayevskaya Raya Dunayevskaya (Ра́я Дунае́вская; 1 May 1910 – 9 June 1987) was the American founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism in the United States of America.
Raymond Lotta Raymond Lotta is a Marxist writer and Communist scholar who is the author of the 1984 book, America in Decline.
Richard Levins Richard "Dick" Levins is a mathematical ecologist, and political activist.
Richard Lewontin Richard Charles "Dick" Lewontin (born March 29, 1929) is an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, academic and social commentator.
Richard M. Goodwin Richard M. Goodwin (February 24, 1913 – August 13, 1996) was an American mathematician and economist.
Richard S. Fraser Richard S. Fraser was an American Trotskyist and the principal theoretician of the doctrine of revolutionary integrationism in the 1950s within the Socialist Workers Party, against George Breitm...
Robert Minor Robert Berkeley "Bob" Minor (18841952) was political cartoonist, a radical journalist, and a leading member of the American Communist Party.
Robert W. Dunn Robert Williams "Bob" Dunn was an American political activist and economic researcher.
Rose Pastor Stokes Rose Harriet Pastor Stokes (1879–1933) was an American socialist activist, writer, birth control advocate, and feminist.
Sam Webb Samuel "Sam" Webb (born July 16, 1945) is an American Communist activist and political leader, having served as the Chairman of the Communist Party USA since 2000, succeeding the party's longest...
Samuel Hammersmark Samuel Tellefson "Sam" Hammersmark (February 13, 1872-1957) was an American book publisher, trade union organizer, political activist, and Communist Party functionary.
Samuel Orr Samuel Orr (1890–1981) was a socialist politician from New York City best remembered for being one of the five elected members of the Socialist Party of America expelled by the New York State As...
Samuel R. Delany Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. (born April 1, 1942), Chip Delany to his friends, is an American author, professor and literary critic.
Sen Katayama Sen Katayama (片山 潜 Katayama Sen, December 26, 1859 - November 5, 1933), born Yabuki Sugataro (藪木 菅太郎 Yabuki Sugatarō), was an early member of the American Communist Party and co-fo...
Seymour Stedman Seymour Stedman (1871 - 1948) was a prominent civil liberties lawyer and a leader of the Socialist Party of America.
Shirley Graham Du Bois Shirley Graham Du Bois (November 11, 1896 – March 27, 1977) was an American award-winning author, playwright, composer, and activist for African-American and other causes.
Sidney Hook Sidney Hook (December 20, 1902 – July 12, 1989) was an American philosopher of the Pragmatist school known for his contributions to the philosophy of history, the philosophy of education, politi...
Silvia Federici Silvia Federici (born 1942, Parma, Italy) is an American scholar, teacher, and activist from the radical autonomist feminist Marxist tradition.
Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz (born 1933) is professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Stephen C. Smith (sociologist) Stephen C. Smith is an American professor currently employed as faculty at BYU-Idaho, and serving as the Chair of the Sociology and Social Work Department.
Terry Pettus Terry Pettus (August 15, 1904 – October 1984) was a newspaper reporter and activist from Seattle, Washington.
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