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Taking Sides: The Education of a Militant Mind

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Published by Henry Holt & Company (first published January 1st 1985)
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In 1985: forty-seven artists record “We Are the World”; Academy Award for Best Picture is Out of Africa; Hurricane Gloria makes landfall in North Carolina, Long Island and Connecticut; Kansas City Royals win the baseball World Series; Ronald Reagan begins second term; OPEC oil is $28/barrel; Taking Sides by Michael Harrington is published

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Edward Michael Harrington was an American democratic socialist, writer, political activist, professor of political science, and radio commentator.

Early life

Harrington was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended St. Louis University High School, College of the Holy Cross, University of Chicago (MA in English Literature), and Yale Law School. As a young man, he was interested in both leftwing polit
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