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Karen lee Wald: Carl Oglesby, 1935-2011

Although I was active in Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) in the days when Carl Oglesby was its eloquent leader and spokesperson, my memories of him revolve around something not even mentioned in most of his biographies and obituaries: the fact that he was the first to articulate the idea of the Venceremos Brigade—now Read more…

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Karen lee Wald: Lennonism in Cuba at Last

Wald Twenty years after his death by an assassin’s bullet, and more than thirty years since Beatles’ music was considered part of the negative influence coming from the English-speaking imperial powers, John Lennon has at long last been welcomed in Cuba. On December 8, 2000 a statue of a Lennon sitting on a park bench Read more…

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