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Richard Levins

Interview by Ucelli

Richard Levins, an ecologist with the New World Agriculture Group, the New York Marxist School, and Harvard University, was interviewed by Juliet Ucelli for Forward Motion/CrossRoads, April 1992 issue.

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 Richard Levins.[1]

One of the many workshops at the Manifestivity was;

Reclaiming Knowledge: Science for the People; with Richard Levins, Marilyn Frankenstein, Sam Anderson, Bertell Ollman and Ethel Tobach. Moderator Sean Sweeney

"Support Bill Ayers"

In October 2008, several thousand college professors, students and academic staff signed a statement Support Bill Ayers in solidarity with former Weather Underground Organization terrorist Bill Ayers.

In the run up to the U.S. presidential elections, Ayers had come under considerable media scrutiny, sparked by his relationship to presidential candidate Barack Obama.

We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack...
We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.

Richard Levins of Harvard School of Pulic Health signed the statement.[2]

Open Letter to Obama on Iran

In 2008 Richard Levins, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA signed an online petition “A Open Letter to Barack Obama on Iran”.[3]