Springfield, Massachusetts: New Unity, 1971. The inaugural issue of this underground newspaper out of Springfield, Massachusetts that apparently ran for at least a decade. In a long section titled, “What Is New Unity?”, it’s described as “for the people and for rank & file,” “against those who prosper at the expense of the majority of people & at the expense of the balance of nature,” and “for democratic self-government all the way to the roots of society.” Articles on healthcare, the American Revolution, multinational corporations, labor and a shorter work week, ecology, and smaller news items.
Side-folding tabloid format printed in black on newsprint, 8 p., illus. Slightly mis-folded, faint toning to newsprint, Near Fine. Item #10771