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Daniel Singer

Boston DSA connection

In 1990. James Braude and Deborah Weinstein spoke to Boston Democratic Socialists of America's March forum on the Massachusetts fiscal crisis. Daniel Singer, The Nation correspondent, and Peter Mathern, Czechoslovakian student leader, addressed several forums in Boston as part of DSA's Eastern Europe tour.[1]

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[2]

The World Wide Struggles for Democracy

Socialist Scholars Conference 1992

Paul Sweezy, Monthly Review, Daniel Singer, European Correspondent for The Nation, Samir Amin, Senegal and Leo Panitch, York University, Toronto were speakers on the Globalization and Delinking panel sponsored by Monthly Review and Socialist Register at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference. The conference was held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City.

He spoke alongside Robin Blackburn, editor, New Left Review; Maria Celia Paoli and Pablo Gonzalez Casanova on the Socialism North South/East West panel.

He spoke alongside Paul Berman, Editor, Debating P.C., Ray Franklin, Michael Harrington Center, Joanne Barkan, Editorial Board, Dissent and Cornel West on the What Future for the Socialist Idea? panel sponsored by the Democratic Socialists of America and the Michael Harrington Center.

Daniel Singer also spoke alongside Elaine Bernard in the closing plenary entitled What's Left of the Socialist Project?.[3]

Socialist Scholars 1997

The Democratic Socialists of America sponsored 1997 Socialist Scholars Conference was held March 28- 30 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York[4].

Speakers included: Mimi Abramovitz, Daniel Singer, Harry Magdoff, Istvan Meszaros, Barbara Epstein, Ruth Sidel, Carlos Vilas, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, L. A. Kauffman, Leo Panitch, Hector Figueroa, David Abdulah, Louise Merriweather, Ngugi wa Thiongo, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Alexandr Buzgalin, Leith Mullings, Axel Queval, Pap Ndale, Jean-Pierre Page, and "dozens more..."

Communist "Manifestivity"

On October 30 and 31, 1998 the Brecht Forum presented the "Communist Manifestivity to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto" at Cooper Union's Great Hall, New York.

Individual endorsers of the event included Daniel Singer.[5]

One of the many workshops at the Manifestivity was;

What Are Revolutionary Politics Today? with Nancy Holmstrom, Peter Kwong, Anthony Monteiro, Leo Panitch, Daniel Singer, Brenda Stokely and Carmen Vazquez. Moderator: Sam Anderson

Independent socialist

In 1999 Daniel Singer, the European correspondent of The Nation, "is a left-wing socialist belonging to no party. A journalist, broadcaster and lecturer, he is the author of many books, of which the latest Whose Millennium? Theirs or Ours? has just been published by Monthly Review Press".[6]


  1. DEMOCRATIC: LEFT MAY-JUNE 1990, page 8
  2. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  3. SSE Tenth Annual Conference Program, 1992
  4. http://www.mail-archive.com/pen-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu/msg18263.html
  5. Mail Archive website: Communist Manifestivity Conference Schedule, Oct. 28, 1998
  6. Dem. Left, Millennium Part One 1999