Alan Wald

Alan Wald is an editor of Against the Current and Science & Society. He is the H. Chandler Davis Collegiate Professor Emeritus of English Literature and American Culture at the University of Michigan. Wald is the author of a trilogy from the University of North Carolina Press about writers and Communism in the United States. He is a member of Solidarity.

Protest, Politics, Passion

Marxism and the Modernist Poet
Against the Current No. 212, May/June 2021

On Jewish Revolutionary Internationalism
Against the Current No. 209, November/December 2020

Dead Trotskyists Society: Provocative Presence of a Difficult Past
Against the Current No. 208, September/October 2020

Introduction to H. Chandler Davis
Against the Current, No. 204, January/February 2020

100 Years of U.S. Communism
Against the Current, No. 204, January/February 2020

In Memoriam: William "Buzz" Alexander
Against the Current, No. 203, November/December 2019

A Historian's View of Post-Fascism
Against the Current, No. 201, July/August 2019

A Puzzle: George and Hilde Mosse
Against the Current, No. 201, July/August 2019

Disciplined for Acting with Integrity
Against the Current, No. 198, January/February 2019

Nicolas Calas: The Trotskyist Time Forgot
Against the Current, No. 196, September/October 2018

BDS Versus Settler-Colonialism
Against the Current, No. 195, July/August 2018

Race and the Logic of Capital
Against the Current, No. 192, January/February 2018

Franz Kafka: In His Times and Ours
Against the Current, No. 188, May/June 2017

Weaponizing Modernist Culture
Against the Current, No. 185, November/December 2016

Requiem for a Black Trotskyist
Against the Current, No. 184, September/October 2016

Fascinating Antifascism
Against the Current, No. 183, July-August 2016

Review Essay: Reaching for Revolution
Against the Current, No. 179, November/December 2015

Between the Power and the Dream
Against the Current, No. 178, September/October 2015

The Prophet Alarmed
Against the Current, No. 177, July/August 2015

Fifty Shades of Pulp
Against the Current, No. 175, March/April 2015

A Political Witch-Hunt in the Name of "Academic Freedom": In Defense of the American Studies Association
Against the Current, No. 169, March/April 2014

The Passion of Richard Seymour
Against the Current, No. 167, November/December 2013

The Indiana "Subversion" Case 50 Years Later
Against the Current, No. 165, July/August 2013

From "Triple Oppression" to "Freedom Dreams"
Against the Current, No. 162, January/February 2013

A Bend in the Labyrinth
Against the Current, No. 160, September/October 2012

Cannonite Bohemians After World War II
Against the Current, No. 159, July/August 2012

A Theater for the Poor
Against the Current, No. 155, November/December 2011

A Winter's Tale Told in Memoirs
Against the Current, No. 153, July/August 2011

Berta Langston, 1926-2010
Against the Current, No. 147, July/August 2010

The Journey of James Neugass
Against the Current, No. 143, November/December 2009

A Mandel for All Seasons
Against the Current, No. 142, September/October 2009

Reviewing Red: Love and Revolution
Against the Current, No. 140, May/June 2009

On Richard Wright's Centennial: The Great Outsider
Against the Current, No. 138, January/February 2009

B.J. Widick, 1910-2008
Against the Current, No. 136, September/October 2008

A Revolutionary Life
Against the Current, No. 129, July/August 2007

Reading Red: Art & Social Revolution
Against the Current, No. 117, July/August 2005

Understanding Genocide
Against the Current, No. 112, September/October 2004

Remembering Paul Siegel (1916-2004)
Against the Current, No. 111, July/August 2004

Women's Lives on the Left
Against the Current, No. 109, March/April 2004

Sampling New Black Radical Scholarship
Against the Current, No. 108, January/February 2004

African Americans, Culture and Communism (Part 2)
Against the Current, No. 86, May/June 2000

The Costs of McCarthyism
Against the Current, No. 85, March/April 2000

Review: African Americans, Culture and Communism
Against the Current, No. 84, January/February 2000

Michael Sprinker (1950-1999)
Against the Current, No. 83, November/December 1999

An Introduction to E. San Juan: What is Postcolonial Theory?
Against the Current, No. 77, November/December 1998

In Memory of Constance Coiner
Against the Current, No. 65, November/December 1996

Our Legacy: A Reply to Critics
Against the Current, No. 58, September/October 1995

Mapping Solzhenitsyn's Decline
Against the Current, No. 56, May/June 1995

Problems in History & Theory: The End of "American Trotskyism"? -- Part 3
Against the Current, No. 55, March/April 1995

Problems in History & Theory: The End of "American Trotskyism"? -- Part 2
Against the Current, No. 54, January/February 1995

The End of American Trotskyism? (Part 1)
Against the Current, No. 53, November/December 1994

New Works of Michael Löwy
Against the Current, No. 52, September/October 1994

African-American Communist Roots
Against the Current, No. 46, September/October 1993

Roots of Chicano Power
Against the Current, No. 33, July/August 1991

Immediate Response & Long-term Transformation
Against the Current, No. 32, May/June 1991

Tierra Amarllla Update: The Land Struggle Continues
Against the Current, No. 21, July/August 1989

Struggling vs. Theft of Communal Lands in New Mexico
Against the Current No. 19, March/April 1989