Michael Downing

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Michael Downing

"Class Struggle" paper

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Circa 1980 Michael Downing, Joe Hicks and Laurie Mayeno wrote a paper entitled "Response to 'Intervention in the Class Struggle.'"

Call for a Conference on Racism and National Oppression

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Call for a Conference on Racism and National Oppression was a 1980 call by Marxist-Leninists of The Trend, most of whom were Line of March activists, for a national conference on "Racism and National Oppression" to be held in the summer of 1981 in New York or the Bay Area.

Signers from Los Angeles were;

Los Angeles District Line of March Groups?

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DG#1

In a circa 1980 report "Consolidated rectification forces", in the Los Angeles area were named as Bruce Embrey, Joe Hicks, Michael Downing, Francoise Spaulding, Virgie Sanchez, William Bollinger, Dan Lund, Laurie Mayeno, Mike Silverberg, Ceci Kahn, Jaime Geaga, Cyrus Keller, Marilyn Taylor.

LOM Contributing editor

In 1980, contributing editors to Line of March were Tom Angotti, Fran Beal, Ralph Beitel, William Bollinger, Dale Borgeson, Jim Dann, Michael Downing, Cam Duncan, James Early, Phil Gardiner, Steve Hamilton, Fred Lass, Dan Lund, Jan Newton, Tim Patterson, Mel Rothenberg, Ann Schwartz, Albert Szymanski.[1]

Althusser article

Michael Downing, Pat Gold, Ellen Kaiser, Carol Marsh, Bunny Olsen, Mike Withey, were contributors to an article in Line of March Vol 1,No 6, May/June 1981, "Althusserian Marxism - a beginning critique Part 1"[2]

National Question Project

In 1981 Linda Burnham, Bob Wing, Michael Downing, Phil Gardiner, Phil Hutchings, Trinity Ordona were members of the Line of March Racism/National Question Study Project.[3]

References

  1. LOM, Vol 1,No 2, July Aug. 1980 p 2
  2. LOM, Vol 1,No 6, May/June 1981 p 2
  3. [May/June 1981 page 31]