Adrienne Rich

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Adrienne Rich

Opposing loans to Chile

In 1987, Joanne Landy, Thomas Harrison and Gail Daneker, Directors, Campaign for Peace and Democracy/East and West, New York, circulated a statement Against Loans to Chile calling upon the Reagan Administration to oppose all loans to Chile.

It has been signed by leading "peace, labor, human rights, religious and cultural figures from the United States, Western Europe and Latin America." They were "joined by a large number of activists and writers from the USSR and Eastern Europe, many of whom have been persecuted in their own countries for work in independent peace and human rights movements."

Adrienne Rich endorsed the call.

The majority of signatories were affiliated with Democratic Socialists of America.[1]

War Times

In January 2002, a group of San Francisco leftists, mainly involved with STORM or Committees of Correspondence, founded a national anti-Iraq War newspaper[2] War Times.

Endorsers of the project included Adrienne Rich.

Rosenberg Fund for Children

In 2003 Adrienne Rich was on the Advisory Board of the Rosenberg Fund for Children[3].

Adrienne Rich serves[4]on the Advisory Board of the Rosenberg Fund for Children.

Not In Our Name

In August 2004 Adrienne Rich a poet and writer endorsed an anti “Bush Team” Protest at the Republican National Convention in New York, organized by Not In Our Name, an organization closely associated with the Revolutionary Communist Party[5].


  1. New York review of books, Vol 34, Number 10, June 11, 1987
  2. WAR TIMES January 29, 2002
  3. Rosenberg Fund for Children Letterhead June 19 2003