James Weinstein founded In These Times in 1976. He also founded the journal Socialist Review and the Modern Times bookstore in San Francisco. Weinstein is the author of several books, including The Corporate Ideal in the Liberal State, 1900-1918 and The Decline of Socialism in America, 1912-1925. His final book, published in 2003, was The Long Detour: The History and Future of the American Left. He died in 2005.
DepartmentsThe Socialism Issue
James Weinstein Knew That Capitalism Was Killing Us
In 1976, the first editorial in the first issue of In These Times called for socialists “to speak to corporate capitalism as the great issue of our time.”
The Long Detour
The History and Future of the American Left
Stopping the Drive to War