is an informational website about the INTERNATIONAL WORKERS PARTY (IWP) and its various front groups (aka the Tendency,
the Organization, All Stars Project, Inc., Castillo Cultural
Center, East Side Center, Institute for Short-Term Social Therapy,
Committee for a Unified Independent Party (CUIP), Performance
of a Lifetime, Otto Rene Cultural Awards, Performing the World,
New Alliance Party (NAP), Rainbow Lobby, Ross & Green,
Centers for Change, "If ... Then," among others). The
IWP is an insular organization founded and led by a controversial, NYC-based philospher, FRED NEWMAN.
Journalists and former members often describe Newman's tendency
as a destructive political/therapy cult.
Be sure to visit our BLOGS which contain LOTS and LOTS of archive materials. Please also consider joining our GOOGLE GROUP where former members can freely express their thoughts and communicate with others about their IWP experience.
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RECENT NEWS REPORTS
Party to fraud - New York Daily News, December 9, 2013
Independence Party endorses Adolfo Carrion Jr. for New York City Mayor
- New York Daily News, February 21, 2013
Built on deception, the Independence Party boosted Michael Bloomberg into office in three elections (New York Daily News, December 14, 2012)
Lots of reasons DA can crash this ‘party’ (New York Daily News, December 12, 2012)
How confusing is the Independence Party? Just ask Rupert Murdoch - Capital New York, December 11, 2012
Revealed: How cult-like band exploits voter deception to wield political power in N.Y.C. (New York Daily News, December 10, 2012)
The Strange Life of the Late Fred Newman (Pajamas Media, July 12, 2011)
Fred Newman, Writer and Political Figure, Dies at 76 (The New York Times, July 9, 2011)
NYC Independence Party Founder Newman Dead At 76! (NY1, July 5, 2011)
Bloomberg and the Not-So-Independent Independence Party
Mating Game: Bloomy Loves Fred Newman, All Over Again (Village Voice, February 19, 2009)
Bloomberg's Therapist (Village Voice, June 14, 2005)
ARE YOU UNFAMILIAR WITH FRED NEWMAN AND THE IWP?
Newman: Lenin as therapist (© Tourish & Wohlforth,
Research Associates (Extensive Information on the
Hassan's IWP Web Page
"Psychopolitics": Inside The Independence Party Of Fred Newman (NY 1 News, November 2005)
Newman's early work (1974-1976)—available in the "IWP
Documents" section of the website—also provides
invaluable insight into his theories and character.
which include celebrities, public or elected officials, social
therapy patients, volunteers and/or peripheral contacts (whether
or not identified) are posted for informational purposes only
and are not intended to imply membership in the International Workers
Party. Most of the photos, illustrations, documents, and
other images depicted on this website are personal memorabilia
from private collections and were donated to this website free
of charge. Photos and materials obtained from public websites
(or by any other means) have been "linked" to their source.
Any unaccredited material can and will be immediately provided
with the appropriate credit upon request.
and images posted on this website are intended for research purposes
only and may not be bought, sold or traded by any means. No part
of this website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form
(electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording,
or by any information storage and retrieval system), without
the express written permission of the owner. Any factual or typographical
errors found on this website are wholly unintentional. Please
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