The Press: New Masses

Upon the teeming sea of U.S. magazine publishing there was launched last week a smoky vessel, ungainly but powerful, with daubs of red on her lunging bows and red marks here and there on her some-what disorderly running gear. She was the New Masses, a workers' monthly floated (TIME, Dec. 21) to replace the Masses and Liberator by the friends of those defunct organs, with money from the American Fund for Public Service (Charles Garland fund).

The editors and contributors— there was no chief among Editors Egmont Arens, Joseph Freeman, Hugo Gellert,...

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