Frontline, a bi-monthly newspaper, began in April 1983. Its mission was to represent the interests and causes of the working class under
its masthead slogan On the Frontline in the Struggle Against War and Racism. The political perspective underlying Frontline was developed in the theoretical journal Line of March, and it was through the editorial board of the journal that the resources to launch Frontline were concentrated. Published in Oakland, California, Frontline was financed through subscription and donation, refusing to run commercial advertising of any kind. In an attempt to create
a more united left, in early 1990 the staffs of Frontline and the leftist magazine North Star Review joined together with other progressive minded individuals to start Crossroads. A monthly magazine, Crossroads ran from June 1990 until its demise in August 1996. A few of the photographs in the collection were used in Crossroads, but the vast majority are from Frontline.
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