RAT Subterranean News, issue 15, October 29-November 18, 1970

Title

RAT Subterranean News, issue 15, October 29-November 18, 1970

Subject

New Left

Description

RAT Subterranean News was published in New York, starting in March of 1968 and was edited by Jeff Shero, Alice Embree and Gary Thiher, who had come North from Austin, Texas, where they worked on The Rag, another important underground paper. Whereas the East Village Other represented the counterculture point of view, RAT had a left political orientation. This issue covers a wide range of topics, including baking bread; a critique of the Weather Underground; Angela Davis; George Jackson; Quebec independence; working-class white women; American "concentration camps"; abortion; welfare rights; the Young Lords; the West Side Women's Center; a report from Asia; Black Power poetry.

Creator

RAT Subterranean News

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

October 29-November 18, 1970

Type

underground press

Original Format

newspaper

Collection

Citation

RAT Subterranean News, “RAT Subterranean News, issue 15, October 29-November 18, 1970,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed March 29, 2020, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/740.

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