Facing Reality

The Grievance - Martin Glaberman

Martin Glaberman's chapbook 'The Grievance'. This was published as a 'little book' on Stan Weir's Singlejack press in 1980.

From Sundown to Sunup: The Making of the Black Community - George Rawick

George Rawick was a member of CLR James's Facing Reality group in the 1960s. From Sundown to Sunup relies on slaves telling their own stories of self-activity with Rawick's analysis of slave society and European and American racism.

Facing reality - CLR James and Grace Lee Boggs

Writing in collaboration with Cornelius Castoriadis and Grace Lee, James examines the practical process of social revolution in the modern world.

Martin Luther King, Jr

A short article by Martin Glaberman about MLK's legacy of nonviolent tactics.

“Be his payment high or low”: the American working class in the sixties - Martin Glaberman

United Auto Workers union leader, Walter Reuther.

Martin Glaberman's analysis of workers' struggle in America in the 1960s and the conflicts which workers found themselves in with their unions.

Young Detroit radicals 1955-1965 - Dan Georgakas

CLR James

Dan Georgakas's personal recollections of radicals in Detroit and the people who formed the League of Revolutionary Black Workers.

Glaberman, Martin: 1918 - 2001 - Obituary by Red and Black Notes

Red & Black Notes was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Martin Glaberman on December 17, 2001. Marty was active in the workers' movement for almost seventy years, as a writer, agitator, activist and teacher. His death is a tremendous loss to those who knew him and the working class.

Facing Reality 45 Years Later: Critical Dialogue with James/Lee/Chaulieu - Loren Goldner

Looking back at a landmark text that influenced Italian Autonomism, the French group Socialisme Ou Barbarie and various US radicals.

Black cats, white cats, wildcats: Auto workers in Detroit, 1969

Introductory article and account of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers and its activity in Detroit in the 1960s and 70s by Martin Glaberman.