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Vol. IV No. 1, 1 January 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Fight Back the Boss’ Offensive! by Sam Gordon

“Order Prevails Throughout Spain” – Andres Nin, Leader of Spanish Left Opposition, Arrested and in Danger, by S.

Malkin Welcomed Back

Comrade Kote Zinzade’s Life in Danger!

Danville Strike Prospects – A.F. of L. Leaders Prepare the Surrender of the Workers Struggle, by Sylvan A. Pollack

Militant Goes to New Headquarters

Cachin’s Forty Years of Service

Our Open Forum

Lovestone Prepares the Front with Musteism, by Max Shachtman

What Next – On the Campaign Against the Russian Right Wing

The Red Fleet Visits Greece

How Stalin Fought Blood-Letting

In the Next Issue

What Is to Be Learned from the Moscow Trial? by L.T.

Imperialist Gunpowder in the Air, by Paul Sizoff

A Very Obliging Reply

The Bloc of the Left and the Right, by Leon Trotsky

Stalin-Bucharin and the Chinese RevolutionA Letter by Tchen Du Hsui (Continued from last issue)

Doongping, or, the Stalin School Orientalist Speaks Up, by Joseph Carter

Molotov on the Skids!

In the Amalgamated – A Worker on Hillmanism, by Albert Orland

Belgian Group Splits

Attention!

How Stalin Protected the Blood of Bucharin


Vol. IV No. 2, 15 January 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Labor Faces Year of Fight to Live, by S.G.

A New “Relapse into Trotskyism” in Russia, by Senine

Hoover Attacks Labor Press

Molotov Takes Rykov’s Place, by M. Mill

The Sponsor Plan

Aaron Gross (Obituary and Activist History)

International Bulletin of the Left Opposition Coming Out in English

Contributions

Have You These Missing Copies

In the International – “Austro-Opportunism”, by Jan Frankel

Julio A. Mella, by Russell Blackwell

The Class in Marxian Economics

Thermidoreanism and Bonapartism, by Leon Trotsky

Exit Weisbord ...

Lovestone Looks With Favor at the Socialist Party, by Max Shachtman

Manuilsky on “Democratic Dictatorship” – A Retreat in Full Disorder

A Ferment in the German Right Wing Group

The Russian Bolshevik-Leninists on the Present Situation, by Christian Rakovsky, V. Kossior & N. Muratov

Stalin-Bucharin and the Chinese Revolution, a letter by Tchen Du Hsui (Continued from last issue)

[Correction]


Vol. IV No. 3, 1 February 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Lenin Lives in the Work of the Opposition

Kote Zinzadze is Dead!

Lenin’s Will Must Be Carried Out by the Party! by V.I. Lenin

Towards the New York Dressmakers Strike, by Sylvia Bleeker

The Strike – As We Go to Press

Gold On the Skids

What is Happening in the Soviet Union Today? by N.N.

Olgin: Now and Then

Towards a Concrete Program of Action – The Communists and the Unemployment Crisis, by Arne Swabeck

Notes of a Journalist, by Alfa (Leon Trotsky)

The Trend of the Economic Crisis, by Albert Glotzer

The Party and the Left Opposition, by Leon Trotsky

Father Manuel and Comrade Epstein, by Charles Curtiss

Our New Pamphlet

A Policy for the Amalgamated Left Wing, by Albert Orland

Stalin-Bucharin and the Chinese Revolution, a letter by Tchen Du Hsiu (continued from last issue)

Norwegian Fascists and Comrade Trotsky

In the League

Proletarian Party Meet

Weisbord and the Liquidators

A Word from Berlin


Vol. IV No. 4, 15 February 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

United Front on Unemployed, by the National Committee Communist League of America (Opposition)

Mooney’s Betrayal by the Labor Bureaucrats, by M.S.

False Steps in the New York Dressmakers’ Strike Preparations

On the Illinois Miners, by Gerry Allard

The Weisman Case – The Case of Weisman and Bureaucratism

Recent Lessons in Strike Strategy, by Arne Swabeck

At the Fresh Grave of Kote Zinzadze, by Leon Trotsky

The Demagogy of the German National Socialists, by Roman Well

The Ghezzi Case

American Syndicalism and the Problems of Communism, by James P. Cannon

Lovestone and Brandler

The “Left”: Saviors of Reformism in the Socialist Party, by Max Shachtman

The “Dictatorship” Debate

Cannon Lecture in Boston

Voices of Protest from the Bolsheviks in Exile, by the Kansk Group

Organization Notes:

The Legend of the Public Works Panacea, by H.S.


Vol. IV No. 5, 1 March 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Blumkin ... – One Year After His Murder

Lawrence on Strike! –Textile Workers Rebel Against Wage-Cut and Speed Up System, by A.S.

Stalin Acts

Two Philly Oppositionists Held for Sedition, by C.

Fire Destroys Trotsky Home

“Communists and Progressives”

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Recent Lessons in Strike Strategy, by Arne Swabeck

Organization Notes

For the Program of Expansion, by James P. Cannon

On the “Sectarians” ..., by S.

What the London Worker Won’t Print

The Right Wing Liquidators and the S.P. “Militants”, by Max Shachtman

N.Y. Dressmakers’ Strike

The International Conference of the Rights, by Kurt Landan

Results of the Minneapolis Special Election

Appeal to the Party Members in the Needle Trades, by Sylvia Bleeker

The Young Vanguard


Vol. IV No. 6, 15 March 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

In Prison ... – A Letter from Exile, by H.H.

“Progressives” Meet – Middle Class Impotence Can’t Solve the Burning Problems of Labor

Anti-Communist Repression Spreads Throughout the Country

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Our Subscription Drive

The Strike Strategy of the Left Wing, by Arne Swabeck

The Anti-Red Drive in Greece

The Successes of Socialism and the Dangers of Adventurism, by Leon Trotsky

Stalin’s Speech on the Five Year Plan, by Mill

Gandhi Makes His Peace with Imperialism, by Albert Glotzer

Elections in the Amalgamated: What For? by Albert Orland

The Stalinists in the Hungarian Bureau Run Amuck, by Y.S.

The Militants’ Bookshelf

The Repression in Spain

Organization Notes:

Letters from the Militants

Paris Commune Affair


Vol. IV No. 7, 1 April 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Illinois Mine Workers in Revolt

Help Rebuild Trotsky’s Library!

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

For Economic Collaboration with Russia, by Sam Gordon

The Slogan of the Six-Hour Working-Day, by Arne Swabeck

The Successes of Socialism and the Dangers of Adventurism, by Leon Trotsky(Continued from last issue)

The Philadelphia Cases

The Communists and the Progressives, by James P. Cannon

Toward a Left Opposition Movement in Great Britain, by Spartacus

In the Next Issue

Dressmaker Strike Ends, by S.J.

Los Angeles’ “Radical” S.P., by Charles Curtiss

The Agrarian Congress in Puebla, by Russell Blackwell

The European Grain Meet – The American Big Stick Succeeds in Disrupting the Conference, by H.S.

Communist Tasks and the Workmen’s Circle, by J.B.

“Sustained Prosperity”, by George Ray

Opposition Lecture at Brookwood

Expansion Program Headway

Organization Notes

The Symbol Must Be Protected!


Vol. IV No. 8, 15 April 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Republican Revolution in Spain, by S—n

Ill. Miners’ Convention, by M.S.

Penn. Sedition Act Seeks Victims

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

May Day Meeting in Cleveland

The Trial of the Russian Mensheviks, by Leon Trotsky

International Bulletin No.6#160;2 Out!

The Successes of Socialism and the Dangers of Adventurism, by Leon Trotsky (Continued from last issue)

Notes of a Journalist, by Alfa (Leon Trotsky)

In the Next Issue

N.Y. May Day Conference – Opposition Delegates Heard Despite the Stalinist Bureaucracy, by R.

Hungarians Struggle Against Corruption, by Y.S.

Communist Tasks in the Workmen’s Circle, by J.B.

Defend the Philly Militants!

Organization Notes

Clem Forsen, St. Paul TUUL Head, Expelled

Slogan of the 6-Hour Day – Discussion Article, by John Mihelic

The I.W.W. and the Unemployment Problem, by Hugo Oehler

A Step Forward


Vol. IV No. 9, 1 May 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck


Workers, Out on May Day! by the National Committee of the C.L.A. (Opposition)

Miners’ Revolt Checked at Muste Convention, by Hugo Oehler

Smash the Scottsboro Frame-Up! by G.

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Correction

Next Steps in the Needle Trades, by Sylvia Bleeker

The Daily Worker Explains Some Differences, by S.

The Case of Riazanov, by Leon Trotsky

Behind the Scenes in the Russian Party

The Theory of Stalinism and the Revolution in Spain, by Max Shachtman

Organization Notes

The Slogan of the Six-Hour Day – Discussion Article, by John Mihelic (Continued from last issue)

Spring Festival of New York Opposition Branch

In Our Next Issue

Letters from the Militants

Letter of a Deported Oppositionist

The Young Vanguard


Vol. IV No. 10, 15 May 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck


Revolutionary Progress in Spain

The Weekly by July 1st!

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Results of the Illinois Miners’ Revolt, by Arne Swabeck

Who Has the “Leopard’s Spots”? by John Mihelic

The Question of Trade Union Unity, by Leon Trotsky

“America Conquers Britain”, by S. Green

The Times and the Daily Worker on Trotsky, by George Ray

Unemployed Cutters Rebel, by Albert Orland

Weisbord: Cult of Confusionism, by S.

In the Next Issue

Seasonal Improvement – Where? by Albert Glotzer


Vol. IV No. 11, 1 June 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck


Next Month The Weekly! – An Appeal to Our Readers

Rally to the Defense of the Scottsboro Boys! – A United Working Class Front Will Prevent a Legalized Lynching, by R.T.

Ten Commandments of the Spanish Communist, by Leon Trotsky

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

The Eleventh Plenum of the Comintern, by Janin

Two Criticisms of the 6-Hour Day Slogan, by Arne Swabeck

M. Malkin Expelled From Opposition, by the New York Branch C.L.A. (Opposition)

Boston Lecture

First of May in Madrid, by J. Obin

Papal Drugs for Labor, by Herbert Capelis

The Bourgeoisie and the Spanish Revolution, by L. Fersen

The Duluth Dock Strike, by F.

In Defense of Scottsboro

Stanley Disappoints Lovestone, [by Max Shachtman]

Browder Gets the Call

Resolution of the International Secretariat on the Weisbord Group

Organization Notes

Militant Sub Drive –Only One Month Left for Subscription Drive

Letters from the Militants

The Young Vanguard


Vol. IV No. 12, 15 June 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Published Twice a Month by the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Next Issue – The Weekly

Miners on the March! – Thousands on Strike Against Wage Cuts in Western Pennsylvania, by A.S.

The Spanish Bourgeoisie Acts – Against Labor, by M. Mill

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

The Eleventh Plenum of the Comintern, by Janin (Continued from last issue)

The A.F. of L. and the Wage-Cut Drive, by Arne Swabeck

Communism and Syndicalism in Spain, by Hugo Oehler

The Strangled Revolution, by Leon Trotsky

America’s “Pacifism” in Europe and ... Litvinov’s, by Max Shachtman

The Unification of the Chinese Opposition, from Chen Du-Siu

The Party’s Unemployment Drive, by Thomas Stamm

Organization Notes

Reactionary Fanaticism, by James Economou

Letters from the Militants

The Young Vanguard

SUPPLEMENT

Draft Thesis of the N.C. of the Communist League for the Third National Convention

Position and Perspectives of American Imperialism

Class Relations in the United States


Vol. IV No. 13 [Whole No. 72], 4 July 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Revolver at the Head of France – The Hoover Reparations Debt Scheme, by Max Shachtman

Miners Strike Against Wage Cuts and Starvation Conditions

An Appeal for Communist Unity in Spain, by Leon Trotsky

Permanent Revolution barred in Canada

Philadelphia Oppositionists Convicted of Sedition

In The International House of Labor

League Activities

Organization Notes

On the Workers’ Front

Editorial Notes, by James P. Cannon

A New Slander Against D.B. Riazanov, by L. Trotsky

Economic Crisis — What Next? by B.J. Field


Vol. IV No. 14 [Whole No. 73], 11 July 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Off the Leninist Path – Stalin’s “New Economic Policy”, by Max Shachtman

Shall Eight Die?

23,000 West Virginia Coal Miners Are Out in New Strike Wave, by A.S.

Rush Relief!

For a United Defense: Movement Begins for the Defense of the Two Philadelphia Oppositionists

On guard Against Betrayal! Hillman’s New Racket – The “Campaign” Against Racketeering, by Albert Orland

In the International of Labor

On the Workers’ Front

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Manuilsky Makes an Unintentional Admission, by S—n

Thaelmann and the “People’s Revolution”, by Leon Trotsky

Economic Crisis — What Next? by B.J. Field


Vol. IV No. 15 [Whole No. 74], 18 July 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Spanish Revolution on the Order of the Day for the Left Opposition, by Leon Trotsky

Relief and Defense for the Striking Miners

Acute Crisis Shakes Germany and Central European Lands – Whole Communist Movement of Europe Now Put to the Test, by S.G.

I.L.D. Sabotages the Opposition Defense

Rank and File Illionis Miners Ready for a New and Militant National Movement, by Gerry Allard

Combine the Miner’s Struggle in a United Front! The Stalinists Are Pursuing a Sectarian Policy Which Keeps the Insurgent Movements Separated, by Max Shachtman

In the International of Labor

On the Workers’ Front

Organization Notes

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

U.S. Crisis – Past & Present, by B.J. Field


Vol. IV No. 16 [Whole No. 75], 25 July 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Stalinism and the German Crisis, by J.P.C.

Demonstrate on August 1 Against Imperialist War!

Paterson On Strike – N.T.W. Must Take Initiative in United Front of All Silk Workers, by M.S.

Pittsburgh Convention Shows Need for Unity of Fighting Miners, by George Clarke

Pointed Questions to the I.L.D.

Second Leauge Conference

Terror in China: Arrest Opposition Heads – 13 Communists in the Hands of the Butcher Chiang Kai-Shek, [letter from N.S.]

Result of the Spanish Elections – The Victory of the Socialists and the Tasks of the Communists, by Leon Trotsky

In the International of Labor

On the Workers’ Front

Call for Second National Conference of the Communist League (Opposition)

Thesis for the Pre-Conference Discussion

The British Scene: MacDonald’s Victories, by Arne Swabeck

Help the Press of the Spanish Opposition

Attention, Youth!

Problems of the Spanish Revolution, by Leon Trotsky


Vol. IV No. 17 [Whole No. 76], 1 August 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Nine-Tenths of Our Activities for the Revolution in Spain, by Leon Trotsky

Silk Revolt Growing – Policies of All Elements under Test of the Struggle in Paterson, by J.P.C.

After The London Conference – The Buck is Passed to Germany, by J.B.F.

Spain: The Revolution Day by Day, by Henry Lacroix

Wage-Cuts: White House OK’s the Drive.

Send Generous Aid to the Spanish Left Opposition

The British Scene: The Unemployment Problem, by Arne Swabeck

The Catalonia Federation’s Platform, by Leon Trotsky

Notes of a Journalist, by ALFA (Leon Trotsky)

Discussion Articles

Call the Troopers

A Proposal to Gitlow

Weisbord – No Comment!

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Behind the Miners’ Strike Economic Decay of Soft Coal, by B.J. Fields

Bucharin and the Permanent Revolution

The Permanent Revolution in Lenin’s Time


Vol. IV No. 18 [Whole No. 77], 8 August 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The New Musteite Party

After the Lamont Letter: Wage Cut Drive – Class Struggle or “Peace”, by Sam Gordon

Mining and Textile Strikes in Danger – Stalinist failure to Apply United Front Threatens Strike, by S.

Hillman Brings the Tailor Strike to an End, by Albert Orland

A Slander! Blackguards and Assistants, by L. Trotsky

Andres Nin Calls for the Spanish Opposition Press, by Andres Nin

In the International of Labor

Discussion Articles

Organization Notes

Fragments of Truth from Under the Garbage of Slanders, by ALFA (L.D. Trotsky)

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Problems of the Spanish Revolution – Mistakes of Comrade Maurin, by Andres Nin

Stalin in 1921: More About the Theory of Socialism in One Country Before Lenin’s Death, by S—n


Vol. IV No. 19 [Whole No. 78], 15 August 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Wage-Cut Offensive, by A.S.

Trotsky Greets the Weekly Militant, from Trotsky

Mass Arrest in Silk Strike – Left Wing Makes a Half Turn to Unity

After the Massacre: Chicago Opposition Condemns Murders of Negro Workers

Wickersham’s Exposures – Capitalism’s Agents Reveal a Few of Its Festering Sores

After Prussian Elections – Stalinists Trail Behind Demagogues of the Hitlerite Camp

Almost 1,000 Pesetas Already Sent for the Spanish Opposition Press

For Our National Conference: Draft Thesis on the Youth Question

The British Scene: The Danger of Left Reformism, by Arne Swabeck

Discussion Articles

In the A.C.W.A Cliques Gird for Spoils, by Albert Orland

Dizziness…From Failure

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

On Stalin’s Speech: A new Zig-zag and the New Dangers, by Leon Trotsky

Problems of the Spanish Revolution – Mistakes of Comrade Maurin, by Andres Nin


Vol. IV No. 20 [Whole No. 79], 22 August 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Losovsky Unloads the Blame: the Lesser Losovskys in Their Old Role of “Whipping boys”, by J.P.C.

78 Trotsky Voters in Santander

Mine Strike Called Off – Opportunity for National Movement Missed by Party Blunder, by The Militant

The Revolution in Spain – Conflict of Tendencies in the Ranks of the Working Class, by Henry Lacroix

Letter to Pravda, by L. Trotsky

Try 35 Kentucky Minters – Red-Batiing is Prominent Feature of New Frame-Up Attempt

Spanish Opposition Press Fund Increasing

Germany: Communist Suppression, by Roman Well

The British Scene: The Bankruptcy of British Stalinism, by Arne Swabeck

Opposition at Boston I.L.D. Conference

Discussion Articles

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

On Stalin’s Speech: A new Zig-zag and the New Dangers, by Leon Trotsky


Vol. IV No. 21 [Whole No. 80], 29 August 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The End of the Labor Cabinet – Wall Street Cracks the Whip and MacDonald Jumps, by Max Shachtman

34 Kentucky Miners Framed; 18 in Pennsylvania – Unity of Conflicting Defense Movements Needed to Strengthen the Struggle

Bureaucrats Sabotage United Front in Chicago Jobless Conference, by Martin C. Payer

M. Payer Arrested in St. Louis

Half-Hearted Stalinist About Face On Issue of Credits to the Soviet Union

Anti-Communist Arrests in Canada, by Maurice Spector

Increase the Spanish Press Fund to 200 Dollars!

Draft of the Thesis on the Trade Union Question

Discussion Articles

In the Struggle of the Shoemakers, by Shoe Worker

The Case of Liuut. Scheringer

The Left Opposition on the Parliamentary Tribune – Comrade Seipold’s Speech in the Prussian Landtag

Organization Notes


Vol. IV No. 22 [Whole No. 81], 5 September 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Consolidate The Weekly! New York Gives new Impetus to Expansion Program Fund, by J.P.C.

I.Y.D. – All Out! by Jos. C.

Mooney Appeals! All Efforts Now for a Broad and Genuine United Front Move, by Arne Swabeck

Gordon Arrested at Boston Meeting

Offer Aid in Party Election Fight, by H. Stone

The Anarchists in Spain – The “Turn” of the Syndicalists and Macia’s Nationalism, by M. Mill

Credits for the Soviet Union – Stalinists Change Their Stand but Evade Essential Points, by S.

Our Spanish Fund

In the International of Labor

Discussion Articles

Toronto: The Canadian Red Raids, by Q.

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

The Anonymous Factional Struggle in the Party, by Max Shachtman

Maurin and the Anarcho-Syndicalists, by L. Trotsky

Lovestone 10 Years Ago, by Marsh


Vol. IV No. 23 [Whole No. 82], 12 September 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The I.L.D. “Acts” on Moony – The Appeal for a United Front Evaded by the Stalinists, by M.S.

2nd National Conference, Sept. 24

Jobless Spurned by Roosevelt, Hoover – Unemployment Insurance Must Be Won

Steel Wage Cuts Forecast – Analysis Shows Steel Barons’ Plans to Slash at Workers, by B.J. Fields

Demand Trotsky’s Return – French Red Union Congress Votes for Appeal to Soviets

Split Threatens A.C.W. – Cliques Expose Each Other While Left Wing Marks Time, by Albert Orland

Complete the Expansion Fund Program!

In the International of Labor

Morgenstern-Goodman and the I.L.D.

Discussion Articles

Our International Bulletin

The Young Vanguard

Struggle of the Boston Shoe Workers

In the Ranks of the Party


Vol. IV No. 24 [Whole No. 83], 19 September 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Stop Making a Football Out of the Mooney Case! by Max Shachtman

Arne Swabeck Injured in Accident

British Seaman Revolt Against Wage Cuts

I.L.D. Threatens Expulsion – Hacker Announces That All Oppositionists Will Be Expelled

The Latest Events in Spain – Turmoil Among the Socialists, Spits Among the Communists, by Henri Lacroix

Communismo Barred in Canada

Nat’l Conference to Open Thursday

We Need Another $600.00 for the Fund

In the International of Labor

Discussion Articles

Maurin and the Catalonian Question (1), by M.M.

Maurin and the Catalonian Question (2), by L. Trotsky

Resolution on the International Left Opposition

Against National Communism (Lessons of the Red Referendum), by Leon Trotsky

M.N. Roy Arrested in India


Vol. IV No. 25 [Whole No. 84], 26 September 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Our Second Conference – A Milestone in the Progress of the American Opposition

War Clouds Dark in Manchuria

Steel Wages Slashed Throughout Land

Expulsions Campaign Begins in I.L.D., by R.C.

R.R.s Prepare Wage Cuts, by B.J. Field

Expansion Program

New York Forum

In the International of Labor

Who is Malkin?

Labor’s Perspective in the Struggle for a Respite, by Arne Swabeck

Mobilizing the Labor United Front, by Sam Gordon

A Letter About the Spanish Revolution, by Leon Trotsky

How the Life of the Y.C.L. is Strangled, by A League Member

Against National Communism (Lessons of the Red Referendum), by Leon Trotsky

Party Breaks meet in Balden, by S.G.

The Next Issue


Vol. IV No. 26 [Whole No. 85], 10 October 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Reply of the Steel Workers – Preparations to Resist Wage Cuts on the Order of the Day, by Arne Swabeck

23,000 Strike in Lawrence, Mass. – Will Left Wing Repeat Errors?

Hoover Announces new “Crisis Cure”

Where is Rakovsky?

What About Patterson? – The Stalinists Unload Responsibility for Their Bankruptcy

British Crisis Sharpens – Militant Correspondents Describe Moods of the Workers, by Anglicus

Second National Conference Marks Step Forward, by Arne Swabeck

The International of Labor

Sec’t Greets Conference – Increasing Problems for the Left Opposition, by M. Mill

A Ferment in the Chicago Y.C.L., by C.C.

Against National Communism (Lessons of the Red Referendum), by Leon Trotsky

A Syndicalist Voyage to the Ranks of Stalinism, by Martin Abern

Conference Acts on Weisbord

Expulsions Begin in Spartacus Club

Issue is Skipped


Vol. IV No. 27 [Whole No. 86], 17 October 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

ILD Mooney Meet Outs Left – Opposition Delegates Unseated by Bureaucratic Machine, by G.C.

War Threatens in Manchuria – Japan, China, U.S. and Soviet Union Are Involved by Nipponese Military Attack

Protest Expulsions of Greek Club

Jurisdictional Disputes Disrupt A.F.L. Building Trades Depts, by A.S.

U.S. Confronts Banking Crisis, by B.J. Field

Minneapolis I.L.D. Pursue Ruinous Policy of Sectarianism and Expulsion, by M.G.

Organization Notes

Plans Laid for Systematic Youth Work

Contitution is Revised – National Conference Strengthen the Statutes in the League

Chicago Unemployed Conference

The Party’s Election Campaign, by Reva Crane

The Struggle for Trade Union Unity in Spain, by Henri Lacroix

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

A Letter to Comrades: The Question of Workers Control of Production, by Leon Trotsky

Who is Christian Rakovsky


Vol. IV No. 28 [Whole No. 87], 24 October 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Green and Co. at Vancouver – A.F. of L. Officialdom Continues to Serve Its Master, by Arne Swabeck

Growing Revolt against National Government Marks British Scene, by Anglicus

Vote Communist in the Elections! – Support the Candidates of the C.P.U.S.A.

Banking Crisis in the U.S. – Attempt to Defend Gold Standard Proves to be Costly, by B.J. Field

Funds are Needed Immediately

On the Workers’ Front

A Few “Pages from Party History”

Youth Will Issue Young Spartacus as Organ, by M.A.

In the International of Labor

Silence in the Ranks of the Party on the Tom Mooney Case, by Party Member

Reward!

The N.T.W.I.U at Work in Boston, by C.

Editoral Notes, by J.P.C.

A Letter to Comrades: The Question of Workers’ Control of Production, by Leon Trotsky


Vol. IV No. 29 [Whole No. 88], 31 October 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Unite Employed and Unemployed in Relief Struggle, by Arne Swabeck

In the Next Issue: On the Manchurian Events!

Railway Bosses Drop their Masks, by B.J.F.

England Goes to the Polls, by Caius Gracchus

Trotsky Greets El Soviet, by Leon Trotsky

Chicago I.L.D. Persists in Isolation Policy

Greek Opposition Active Among British Sailors

Banking Crisis in the U.S. Perspectives of Future Finance Developments, by B.J. Field

Rush Funds to The Militant

On the Workers’ Front

New International Bulletin Out on Sale

In the International of Labor

Prepare for Third Annual Dance

Editoral Notes, by James P. Cannon

From an I.L.D. Delegate, by A Conference Delegate

Our Own Interview with Ben Gitlow

The Party on the Philippines, by A.

The Opposition at Party Forum, by H.C.


Vol. IV No. 30 [Whole No. 89], 7 November 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

After the British Elections – Preparing the Road for Sharpened Future Struggles, by A.S.

Hail 14 Years of Soviet Rule! by Martin Abern

Manchurian Events and the Communists, by Niel-Sih

Preserve the Weekly

Canadian Party Leaders on Trial

On the Workers’ Front

El Soviet Out

Boston Lecture!

Litvinov In Turkey

Mass Meetings

Militant Dance

The International of Labor

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

For Clarity and Action – Young Spartacus to Appeal to Membership of Y.C.L., by G.R.

Activities in the Ranks of the Opposition

Greek Left Opposition in Appeal to British Sailors


Vol. IV No. 31 [Whole No. 90], 14 November 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Meaning of the Elections – A Victory for Capitalism; A Defeat for Official Communism, by Martin Abern

Jap War in Manchuria Menaces Soviet & World Proletariat, by Martin Abern

What Laval Achieved by His Visit, by Arne Swabeck

Russ. Oppositionists On Hunger Strike! by N.M.

The Militant Starts Its Fourth Year

On the Workers’ Front

In the International of Labor

Editoral Notes, by J.P.C.

Young Spartacus Out this Month!

The Economic Month, by B.J. Fields

The Opposition Forum

Very Significant Facts! by Alfa (Trotsky)

Attend Militant Anniversary Dance


Vol. IV No. 32 [Whole No. 91], 21 November 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Canadian Party Trial – The Government Outlaws the Communist Movement, by Maurice Spector

Japanese Imperialists Press On – United the Working Class Against the Capitalist War Plots, by Martin Abern

S.O.S.! Help The Militant

Opposition in Drive for Jewish Paper

White Guards Plot Against Trotsky

Demonstration in Athens Against Terror

On the Workers’ Front

Young Spartacus Is Out

Chicago Youth Affair

In the International of Labor

Militant Dance This Saturday!

Boston Lecture!

Editoral Notes, by J.P.C.

Factory Councils in Germany and Workers’ Control of Production, by Trotsky

Phila. Defendants Appeal

Mooney Greets Soviet Russia

Organization Notes


Vol. IV No. 33 [Whole No. 92], 28 November 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The War in Manchuria – Chinese Masses Develop Struggle Against Exploiters, by M.A.

The Marine Workers Tortured in Jail – Defendants Plead Not Guilty on Charges in the New York “Dynamite Plot”, by James P. Cannon

Swabeck Starts On National Tour

Rail Bosses Drive for Wage Cuts, by Arne Swabeck

El Soviet Confiscated

The Workers’ Front

In the International of Labor

Move for New Trial in Phila. Case

Mechanical Reorganization of the I.L.D., by R. Ulchin

Jewish Paper Activities

Greek Manifesto

In the Next Issue

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

The Chinese Revolution: The Permanent Revolution & the Canton Insurrection, by Leon Trotsky

A Reply of Trotsky to Weisbord, by L. Trotsky

Militant Builders


Vol. IV No. 34 [Whole No. 93], 5 December 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The Events in Manchuria – Japanese Achieving Objectives – Kuo Min Tang Attacks Rising Workers’ Movement, by Martin Abern

Marine Workers Defense Is Organized – Militant Workers Rally to the Defense of Soderberg, Bunker and Trajer

News from the Far East – China Seeks to Renew Soviet Relations

Militant Situation is Critical

Entertainment for El Soviet

Swabeck National Tour Well Under Way

Book Review: Lenin by Prince D.S. Mirsky, by M.

The Defendants Before the Docks in Canada – The Government Aims to Attack All of the Communist Forces; An Evaluation of the Defense, by Maurice Spector

The Class Basis of the Anti-Japanese Boycott

Political Banditry of the French Communist Party – The Party in Conducting Factional Struggles Without Principles or Platform, by Max Shachtman

The Work of the Greek Opposition – The Archio-Marxists Lead the Workers in the Class Struggle, by A. S—in

The N.Y. Forum

A Letter to a Comrade: The British Elections and the Communists, by Leon Trotsky

Stalinist Attack on Greek Worker

Chicago Lectures

Jewish Workers Attention

Notes from England

Boston Meeting

Chinese Communist Gets 10 Years

Illinois Miners on the Go for Tom Mooney, by George Clarke

Communist Beheaded

Cannon to Speak before I.W.W. Forum


Vol. IV No. 35 [Whole No. 94], 12 December 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

The N.Y. ‘Dynamite Plot’ – Marine Union Supports Defendants

Urgent! Help The Militant

Railroads in Wage Cut Drive – Mobilize Railroad Workers in Struggle for Six Hour Day, by Martin Abern

Left Opposition Holds First Public Marine Defense Meet

The Exploitation of the N.Y. Harbor Boatmen, by Jack Soderberg

The Economic Month, by B.J.F.

For the 6 Hour Day – No Pay Reduction – The Importance of the Struggle for the Shorter Work Day, by Hugo Oehler

Confusion Among the Furriers, by Robert Brilliant

Progress for Jewish Paper

Red Christmas in Affair in N.Y.

In the International of Labor

England at the Cross-Roads, by Anglicus

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Tasks of the Left Opposition in England and India – Some Critical Remarks on an Uncessessful Thesis, by L. Trotsky

In the Next Issue


Vol. IV No. 36 [Whole No. 95], 19 December 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Marine Defense Work Grows – New Forces Come to the Assistance of the Defendants

Christmas Eve Affair

Hoover’s Message to Congress Demonstrates Capitalist Bankruptcy, by Martin Abern

Chinese Labor Federation Blocked

Railway Union Heads Betray Workers, by Sam Gordon

Japanese Intrenched in Manchuria – Provocation Against Soviet Union Fails; China Protest Grows, by M.A.

Minneapolis Attention!

News from China

The Needles Trades in St. Louis, by Caroline Anderson

Minneapolis Opposition Holds Open Forum

New York Forum

Entertainment for Communistes, Greek Opposition Paper on Saturday December 19

Perspectives of the Crisis in France – Economic-Social Changes and Prospects, by B.J. Fields

Chinese Communists Celebrate November 7; Many Arrested

Minneapolis Opposition Holds Open Forum

In the International of Labor

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

What Is A Revolutionary Situation? – The Decisive Importance of the Communist Party, by L. Trotsky

Chicago Opposition Meets

Swabeck on National Tour

Prisoners’ Fund Dance


Vol. IV No. 37 [Whole No. 96], 26 December 1931, New York, NY
THE MILITANT
Weekly Organ of the Communist League of America [Opposition]

EDITORIAL BOARD:
James P. Cannon
Martin Abern
Max Shachtman
Maurice Spector
Arne Swabeck

Persecution of Left Opposition

The Militant is in Danger! Will you Help?

Menance of Fascism Imperils Germany – United Front of Masses Needed to Ward off Danger, by Sam Gordon

The Conspiracy Against the R.R. Workers, by Albert Glotzer

Marine Workers to Hold Defense Meet

Notice: New Pamphlet on Germany by L.D. Trotsky

Chicago Open Forum

The National Tour

Cantonese Continue Capitalist Policy – Chinese Proletariat Must Develop Struggle for Democratic Rights, by Martin Abern

Going the Rounds in Moscow

Free Speech Fight in Denver

Swabeck Meeting in St. Louis and Stanton, by T. Stamm

Correction

Perspectives of the Crisis in France – Economic-Social Changes and Prospects, by B.J. Field

Mooney Protest Growing

In the International of Labor

Editorial Notes, by J.P.C.

Stalin and the Chinese Revolution – Facts and Documents, by L.D. Trotsky

New York Open Forum

China’s Silk Industry Stagnant

Attention! Minneapolis Open Forum

 


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