- Alternative press (U.S. political left)
Under the broad heading of the alternative press are several subcategories including periodicals published by groups, movements, or individuals affiliated with the U.S. political left. As the word press implies, these are printed publications, as opposed to electronic forms of
A large number of alternative and radical publications are indexed in the [http://www.altpress.org Alternative Press Index] published by the Alternative Press Center, which also maintains a [http://www.altpress.org/direct.html list of these periodicals browsable online] .
The Activist" [http://theactivist.org (available online)] (from the Young Democratic Socialists)
AdBusters" (a Canadian magazine)
Against the Current", bi-monthly journal published by the group, Solidarity (US)(no relation to Polish organization Solidarność))
The Crisis" (from the NAACP)
Extra!" (from FAIR)
International Socialist Review" [http://www.isreview.org (available online)] (from the International Socialist Organization)
In These Times" [http://www.inthesetimes.com (available online)]
*"Left Turn Magazine" [http://www.leftturn.org/?q=currentissue (available online)]
Political Affairs Magazine"
Communist Manifesto Weekly" [http://www.communismwow.com (available online)]
*"Socialism and Liberation", [http://www.socialismandliberation.org (available online)] , monthly magazine of the
Party for Socialism and Liberation
Z Magazine" [http://www.zmag.org/ (available online)]
No longer published
*"Crossroads", editorial board containing members of C of C, DSA, ex-SWP, ex-NCM and others. Published 1991 -1996.
*"Fourth International" [http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/newspape/fi/index.htm (available online)] . Socialist Workers Party. Published 1940 - 1945.
*"The Liberator" [http://marxists.org/history/usa/culture/pubs/liberator/index.htm (available online)] Monthly culture and politics paper, founded by
Max Eastmanas successor to " The Masses".
The Masses". Published 1911 - 1917.
*"New Left Notes," Students for a Democratic Society. Published vol. 1 #1 1965 - vol. 4 # 31 Oct 2/1969.
*"Win," New York, late 1960s-early 70s.
Burning Spear" [http://burningspearuhuru.com/ (available online)] newspaper of the African People's Socialist Party
*"Challenge" [http://www.plp.org/2cdfight.html#Our%20newspaper%20Challenge-Desaf%EDo (available online)] biweekly paper of the
Progressive Labor Party
*"Democratic Left" [http://www.dsausa.org/dl/index.html (available online)] quarterly publication of the
Democratic Socialists of America
*"Fight Back!" [http://www.fightbacknews.org/ (available online)] paper associated with
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
*"Freedom Socialist" [http://www.socialism.com/fsarticles/newspapr.html (available online)] bimonthly newspaper of the
Freedom Socialist Party
*"Green Pages" [http://www.gp.org/greenpages/ (available online)] the quarterly newspaper of the Green Party of the United States
*"Industrial Worker" ( [http://www.iww.org/projects/IW web page] ; the publication itself is not available online) - monthly newspaper of the
Industrial Workers of the World(Wobblies)
The Indypendent" [http://www.indypendent.org (available online)] biweekly paper published by the New York City Independent Media Center
*"Justice!" [http://www.socialistalternative.org/backjustice.html (available online)] bimonthy paper of
Socialist Alternative (US))
The Militant" [http://www.themilitant.com (available online)] weekly paper of the Socialist Workers Party
*"MIM Notes" [http://www.etext.org/Politics/MIM/mn/mn.html (available online)] monthly paper of the
Maoist International Movement
*"News and Letters" [http://www.newsandletters.org/ (available online)] bimonthly paper of the
News and Letters Committees
*"The People" [http://www.slp.org/tp.htm (available online)] bimonthly paper of the
Socialist Labor Party
*"People's Tribune" [http://www.lrna.org/2-pt/pt.html (available online)] monthly paper of the Communist League, Communist Labor Party and the
League of Revolutionaries for a New America
People's Weekly World" [http://www.pww.org (available online)] the current weekly paper of the Communist Party USA
*"Revolution: Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA" [http://www.revcom.us (available online)] weekly paper of the RCP. Continues "Revolutionary Worker".
*"The Socialist" [http://www.sp-usa.org/socialist/ (available online)] bi-monthly paper of the
Socialist Party USA
Socialist Worker" [http://www.socialistworker.org (available online)] weekly paper of the International Socialist Organization
*"Workers Vanguard" [http://icl-fi.org/english/wv/index.html (available online)] , biweekly paper of the Spartacist League
*"Workers World" [http://www.workers.org/pdf/current.pdf (PDF available online)] weekly paper of the
Workers World Party
No longer published
The Call" daily paper of the Socialist Party of America(1908 - 1923)
*"The Class Struggle" [http://www.weisbord.org/ (available online)] monthly paper of the
Communist League of Struggle(1931 - 1937)
*"The Crusader" monthly magazine of the African Blood Brotherhood (1918 - 1922)
Daily Worker" daily paper of the Communist Party USA (1924 - 1957)
*"Grass Roots" (National Publication for the Peoples' Parties)
*"Hammer and Sickle" (League for Proletarian Revolution)
*"Guardian" New York City (defunct since 1992); unrelated to "
The Guardian" UK newspaper.
*"The Black Panther" (newspaper of the
Black Panther Party)
War Times" [http://www.war-times.org (available online)]
*"R.P.M." (Detroit Organizing Committee)
*"Workers' Power" paper of the International Socialists (ceased publication 1986 [?] )
*"Criterion" (UAW Local 961)
Industrial Worker" [http://www.iww.org/projects/IW/ (available online)] published 10 times per year by Industrial Workers of the World
Labor Notes" [http://www.labornotes.org (available online)] monthly paper published by Labor Education & Research Project
*"Region Two Observer" (Michigan Education Association)
*"Seattle Union Record" [http://www.unionrecord.com/ (available online)] daily paper published by the
Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guildduring Seattle Timesand Seattle Post-Intelligencernewspaper strike. November 2000 - January 2001.
*"UE News" ( [http://www.ranknfile-ue.org/uenews.html available online)] monthly paper of the
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
No longer published
*"The Labor Herald" monthly publication of the
Trade Union Educational League(1921 - 1929)
*"Plaindealer" published by the Wichita Trade and Labor Assembly. (1920 - 1930)
*"Portland Labor Press" published by Central Labor Council of Portland, Oregon (1900 - 1915).
*"Seattle Union Record" [http://www.unionrecord.com/final/display.php?ID=1944 (history article online)] . Daily labor paper of Central Labor council of Seattle (1899 - 1928).
*"Voice of the People" Tucson, Arizona. 1910 - 1911. [cite web
last = Sweeny
first = Michael S.
title = The Strangled Shout of the "Voice of the People": Editor Frank Harris Blighton and his Mentor E.W. Scripps.
accessdate = 2006-10-09 ]
*"Worker's Chronicle" Pittsburg, Kansas (1914 - 1923).
Local political newspapers
*"Changeover" (Motor City Labor League)
*"Closer to It" (Akron, Ohio)
*"El Gallo: La Voz de la Justicia" (Denver, Colorado)
*"Inner City Voice" (Sauti) - (Detroit, Michigan)
*"The Journey" (MCLL & Control, Conflict, Change Book Club)
*"People's Voice" (Detroit, Michigan)
*"The Southern Patriot" (Southern Conference Educational Fund)
Third Coast Press" (Chicago, Illinois)
Knoxville Voice" (Knoxville, Tennessee)
Alexander Cockburnand Jeffrey St. Clair
No longer published
*"I.F. Stone's Weekly" -
*"In Fact" -
*"New Options" -
Harpers Magazine, The Nation, The New Republic
Alternative press (U.S. political right)
Alternative media (U.S. political left)
Alternative media (U.S. political right)
List of left-wing publications in the United Kingdom
* [http://dlib.nyu.edu:8083/tamwagead/servlet/SaxonServlet?source=periodicals.xml&style=saxon01t2002.xsl Tamiment Library Boxed Newspapers 1873-, (Bulk 1960-1990)] . 150 linear feet (300 boxes). Retrieved
August 23 2006.
*Kelling, Karla. [http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/laborpress/Kelling.htm The Labor and Radical Press 1820-the Present: An Overview and Bibliography] . Retrieved
August 13 2005.
* [http://www.indypendent.org/?p=715 The IPA’s Domino Effect:The Enron of Indie Media Leaves Publications in a Pinch] The Indypendent, Chris Anderson,
January 10 2007
Websites with research materials on alternative (print) press
* [http://www.altpress.org Alternative Press Center] Publisher of "Alternative Press Index", a guide to independent left publications, since 1969.
* [http://www.kshs.org/research/collections/documents/newspapers/labor.htm Kansas Labor Newspapers]
* [http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/laborpress/ The Labor Press Project] a [http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/pnwlabor/ Pacific Northwest Labor History Project] of the [http://depts.washington.edu/pcls/ Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies] at the
University of Washington. Retrieved August 13 2005.
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