Barbara Miner

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Barbara Miner

Barbara Miner is married to Bob Peterson.


In March 1979, the New York radical magazine the Guardian issued an emergency appeal to funds in an effort to save the publication.

The appeal was signed “in struggle and solidarity, the Guardian Coordinating Committee”.

Jack A. Smith, Karen Gellen, Ben Bedell, Barbara Miner, Donna Lamb[1].

Forward Motion

Bob Peterson, and Barbara Miner contributed an article to Freedom Road Socialist Organization's Forward Motion, January/February issue 1993 "In praise of pamphleteering." Peterson was a 5th grade teacher at La Escuela Fratney, in Milwaukee, and Rethinking Schools, Barbara Miner was also Rethinking Schools. Along with Bill Bigelow she co-edited Rethinking Columbus.


In the mid 1990s Barbara Miner was[2]a contributing editor to Oakland based Institute for Social and Economic Studies- sponsor of CrossRoads magazine, which sought to promote dialogue and building new alliances among progressives and leftists... and to bring diverse Marxist and socialist traditions to bear while exploring new strategies and directions for the progressive political movements.

New Party builder

New Party News Fall 1994 listed over 100 New Party activists-"some of the community leaders, organizers, retirees,, scholars, artists, parents, students, doctors, writers and other activists who are building the NP" the list included Barbara Miner, Rethinking Schools.

Rethinking Schools

Barbara Miner, managing editor of Rethinking Schools, was to leave the job in June 2002.[3]

Whitehorne connection


Ron Whitehorne, Barbara Miner, March 2013.


  1. Guardian March 2 1979
  2. Crossroads March 1996
  3. Democratic Left • Winter 2002