Art MacEwan

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Art MacEwan is Professor of Economics Emeritus at U. Mass Boston, and a member of the Dollars & Sense collective.[1]

Communist youth conference

After the Conference of Socialist Youth in March 1964, it was decided to hold the next convention in Chicago, and there form a new national youth organization. The Coordinating Committee determined to switch the meeting place to San Francisco, however, and to hold it on June 19 through 21, 1964. The New organization was named the W.E.B. DuBois Clubs of America and would serve as the youth wing of the Communist Party USA.

Those who signed the “call” for this June 1964 convention, as set forth on page 15 of The Convener No. 4, included Art MacEwan, former Student Body President, University of Chicago, Illinois.[2]

Union for Radical Political Economics

In 1968, Art MacEwan was a founding member of the Union for Radical Political Economics, an alternative professional organization for left political economists and an intellectual home for academics, policy-makers, and activists.[3]

Recommended appointees for a new Administration

In the 1988 book "Winning America: Ideas and Leadership for the 1990s" edited by Marcus Raskin, Chester Hartman, Sean Gervasi recommended Barry Bluestone, Gar Alperovitz, Donald Harris, Robert Browne, Jeff Faux, Carol O'Cleireacain, Jamie Galbraith, Howard Wachtel, Bennet T. Harrison, Michael Tanzer and Arthur MacEwan as recommended appointees for a new Administration page 24, 25).

People’s Summit

September 25, 2009 "Talk Back to the G-20 at the People’s Summit about our jobs, homes, health and environment, with Jill Stein, Art MacEwan, and Avi Chomsky": at Northeastern University, Boston.[4]

"Real World Labor"

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In August 2009 Dollars & Sense, produced an anthology entitled "Real World Labor", edited by Immanuel Ness, Amy Offner and Chris Sturr and the Dollars & Sense Collective.

Contributors included David Bacon, Kim Bobo, Aviva Chomsky, Steve Early, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Staughton Lynd, Arthur MacEwan, John Miller, Frances Fox Piven, Robert Pollin, Jane Slaughter.[5]

"21st Century Socialism"

On May 12, 2010, Elaine Bernard and Art MacEwan addressed a Boston Democratic Socialists of America discussion meeting, 45 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge on "21st Century Socialism".[6]

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