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Joe Uris to Present Why No Revolution? A Short History of American Left Movements

The History of Social Justice Organizing series continues on October 18th with a talk by
Joe Uris entitled Why No Revolution? A Short History of American Left Movements, part 2, 1945-2012
Following World War II, a massive attack on the Left took place. This attack was in response to Soviet successes in World War II, the Chinese Revolution and a then popular American progressive movement. At the same time the newly created CIA moved to stop potential enormous gains for Communism in Western Europe. Domestically, the attack on the American left included demonization and massive propaganda, as well as the jailing of much of the leadership of the Communist Party. Unions were purged of their Left. Hollywood stopped making socially significant films. And the culture hunkered down into what we now understand as the Cold War mentality.

Join us on Thursday, October 18 at 7pm at 413 Cramer Hall, Portland State University
(1721 SW Broadway). The program is free as usual

Dr. Joe Uris is an associate professor (ret.) of history and sociology at Portland State University, a journalist, and KBOO (Tuesday am) talk show host. From the early 60s on, Joe organized for peace and social justice in New York and Portland.

History of Social Justice Organizing is an ongoing series of presentations by activists and scholars on a wide variety of social justice organizing topics in Portland and elsewhere.
A program of Occupy History

homepage: homepage: http://historyofsocialjusticeorganizing.wordpress.com/

video coming soon for Part 1 05.Oct.2012 12:00

joe anybody

Part one (from Dr. Joe Uris) is just about ready to be viewed - I will post a link right here on this post: when its available

~joe anybody

VIDEO: Occupy History PSU Part 1 Joe Uris Why No Revolution? 12.Oct.2012 07:02

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Why No Revolution? A Short History of American Left Movements
By Joe Uris
[Part 1]

[1 hour 20 minutes video]


(archive) of Occupy History of Social Organizing Videos that I have filmed is here:  http://www.joeanybody.com/id35.html