Norman Birnbaum

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Norman Birnbaum

DSOC founding convention

The Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee founding convention Socialism'73 took place in New York City, October 12 and 13, 1973, at the Loeb Student Center, NY University and at the McAlpin Hotel. Speakers included;

DSA member

In 1990 Norman Birnbaum was named as a member of Democratic Socialists of America, in Democratic Left, Jan./Feb. 1990, page 13.

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

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

Socialist Prospects and the End of the Cold War

Institute for Policy Studies

Norman Birnbaum was a member[3]of the Institute for Policy Studies 20th Anniversary Committee, which organized an April 5, 1983, reception at the National Building Museum, Washington DC attended by approximately 1,000 IPS staffers and former staff.

In 1993 Birnbaum was listed as a among "former Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars and current TransNational Institute Fellows" on the Institute for Policy Studies 30th Anniversary brochure.

Campaign for America's Future

In 1996 Norman Birnbaum, Georgetown University Law Center was one of the original 130 founders of Campaign for America's Future.[4]

The Nation

In 2009, the Editorial board of The Nation[5] included Norman Birnbaum, Deepak Bhargava, Barbara Ehrenreich, Richard Falk, Frances FitzGerald, Eric Foner, Philip Green, Lani Guinier, Tom Hayden, Tony Kushner, Elinor Langer, Deborah Meier, Toni Morrison, Walter Mosley, Victor Navasky, Pedro Antonio Noguera, Richard Parker, Michael Pertschuk, Elizabeth Pochoda, Marcus Raskin, Kristina Rizga, Andrea Batista Schlesinger, David Weir and Roger Wilkins.


  1. [1] Newsletter of the Democratic Left, October 1973, page 6
  2. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  3. Information Digest April l5, 1983 p77-79
  4. CAF Co-Founders