The New Leader is a political and cultural magazine begun in 1924 by a group of figures associated with the Socialist Party of America, including Eugene V. Debs and Norman Thomas, and published in New York by the American Labor Conference on International Affairs. Magazines, periodicals or serials are Publications generally published on a regular schedule containing a variety of articles, generally Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Socialist Party of America (SPA was a socialist Political party in the United States. Eugene Victor Debs (November 5 1855 &ndash October 20 1926 was an American union leader one of the founding members of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Norman Mattoon Thomas ( November 20, 1884 &ndash December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Its orientation is liberal and anti-communist. Anti-communism refers to opposition to Communism. Historically the word "communism" has been used to refer to several types of communal social organization and The Tamiment Institute was the magazine's primary supporter. The Tamiment Library is a Research library at New York University that documents radical and Left history with strengths in the histories of The founding editor was Sol Levitas and he was succeeded by Myron (Mike) Kolatch. The New Leader ceased print publication following the January/April 2006 double issue, but is now publishing a bimonthly online version as of January/February 2007.
Its contributors were dominant liberal thinkers and artists. The New Leader first published Joseph Brodsky and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in the United States. Joseph Brodsky ( May 24, 1940 — January 28, 1996) born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Иосиф Александрович Бродский Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn ( Алекса́ндр Иса́евич Солжени́цын) (December 11 1918 – August 3 2008 was a Russian Novelist It first published Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail. Martin Luther King Jr ( January 15, 1929 April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, Activist and prominent leader The Letter from Birmingham Jail or Letter from Birmingham City Jail, is an Open letter written on April 16, 1963, by Martin Luther " Other contributors, who were generally paid nothing or only a modest fee, included James Baldwin, Daniel Bell, Willy Brandt, Theodore Draper, Max Eastman, Ralph Ellison, Hubert Humphrey, George F. Kennan, Murray Kempton, Hans Morgenthau, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Albert Murray, Ralph de Toledano, Reinhold Niebuhr, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, Bayard Rustin, and Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.. James Arthur Baldwin ( August 2, 1924 – November 30, 1987) was an American Novelist, Writer, Playwright Daniel Bell (born 10 May 1919 in New York) is a sociologist and a professor emeritus at Harvard University. Willy Brandt, born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm (18 December 1913 - 8 October 1992 was a German politician Chancellor of West Germany 1969&ndash1974 Theodore Draper ( September 11, 1912 – February 21, 2006) was an American Historian and political writer Max Forrester Eastman ( January 4, 1883 &ndash March 25, 1969) was a Socialist and (late in his life Libertarian American Ralph Waldo Ellison ( March 1, 1914 &ndash April 16, 1994) was a Scholar and Writer. Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr ( May 27, 1911 &ndash January 13, 1978) was the thirty-eighth Vice President of the United States, serving George Frost Kennan (February 16 1904 &ndash March 17 2005 was an American Advisor, Diplomat, Political scientist, and Historian, best James Murray Kempton ( December 16, 1917 - May 5, 1997) was an influential American Journalist who was a significant Hans Joachim Morgenthau ( February 17 1904 – July 19 1980) was a pioneer in the field of International relations theory For the US Representative from Illinois see P H Moynihan Daniel Patrick “Pat” Moynihan ( March 16, 1927 – March 26, Albert L Murray (born May 12, 1916 in Nokomis, Mobile County Alabama) is an African-American literary and Jazz critic Ralph de Toledano ( August 14, 1916 &ndash February 3, 2007) was a major figure in the conservative movement in the United States Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr ( June 21, 1892 &ndash June 1, 1971) was an American theologian. Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950 who used the Pseudonym George Orwell, was an English writer Bertrand Arthur William Russell 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970 was a British Philosopher, Historian Rustin redirects here for the unrelated film see Rustin (film Bayard Rustin ( March 17, 1912 – August 24 Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr, born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger ( October 15 1917 &ndash February 28 2007) was a Pulitzer Prize recipient
Longtime Editor Myron Kolatch conducted an interview with Columbia University's The Current in Spring 2007 . The Current is a journal of contemporary politics culture and Jewish affairs at Columbia University. He mainly discussed the history of journals of ideas (The New Leader, Partisan Review, The New Republic, National Review), and their role in politics and intellectual discourse. Partisan Review was an American political and literary quarterly published from 1934 to 2003, though it suspended publication between October 1936 The New Republic ( TNR) is an American Magazine of politics and the arts National Review ( NR) is a biweekly Magazine and Web site, founded by the late author William F