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Vol. 13 No. 1, 3 January 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Tito Reveals Basic Economic Cause for Break with Russia, Cominform, by Hal Draper

U.S., Russia Both Stymie UN Action Against Dutch Grab

Press New York DA for Action on Tresca Case

NAM Reflects Profiteers’ Dilemma, by Susan Green

In Next Week’s Labor Action

Poor Poorer, rich Richer: A Bird’s Eye View of Savings (diagram), from Economic Outlook, CIO

WDL Wins Halt in Deportations of Indonesians

What a System!

New York “Divorce Mill” Scandal, by Susan Green

Upper Court Bars Discrimination in New Jersey Swimming Pools

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Scoop for the NI!

Like His Job? from Printers Ink

Any of Your Friends Hoarding Diamonds?

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Turbulence in Latin America, by A. Ferrarra

World Politics

Bolivia: Totalitarian Victory an Imminent Danger, by Juan Robles

WP Bulletin

Public Health Interests Capitalists ... When There Is a Profit in It

Breeding Is No Joke

Trotsky on: “United States of Europe”, by Leon Trotsky

Mikolajczyk Makes New Appearance, by A. Rudzienski

A Round-Up of the Year’s Events at Home and Abroad, by William Barton


Vol. 13 No. 2, 10 January 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Asiatic People Rall to Side of Indonesians

UE Local 601 Ranks Rout CP Machine in Election, by Stan Lauren

Danger Signal: Court OKs Ban on Closed Shop

Stalinists Gain Political Initiative in China as Desertions Hit Chiang, by Jack Brad

Why Palestine War Goes On: Britain Desires the Negev, by Al Findley

NMU Risks Damage to Union in Latest Expulsion Moves, by E. Roberts

Kucher Plans Loyalty Board Appeal

News and Views from the Labor Front

Await DA Reply to Hear New Tresca Evidence

Items in the CIO Legislative Program, from Economic Outlook, CIO

Deep Thinkers, quote from Thomas J. Watson

With the Workers Party

Atom Bombs, for Example, quote from Thomas J. Watson

ACEWR Reports Bazaar Income

Reuther finds Some New Principles, by Ben Hall

World Politics

Editorials

Birds of a Feather, from Nation’s Business

Article on Irgun

Did Gestapo Help Stalin Frame-up Generals

Anti-Imperialist Colonial Front? by R.F.

Lenin: A Cartoon by David Shub, by Tom Conley (book review)

Go Ahead, Bub, Just Choose, quote from Earl Bunting


Vol. 13 No. 3, 17 January 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Truman’s Fair Deal: Gear for War, Hamstring Labor, Promise Reforms

Economic Reporst Show State of the Union Is Based on War Economy, by Hal Draper

Budget Allots Billions for War Machine, by Emanuel Geltman

Labor and the Democratic Party

Rising Unemployment Trend Reported by NY Officials

Socialism in Indonesia’s Independence fight, by Jack Brad

Read Labor Action! In Coming Issues

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Article on Irgun

With the Workers Party

Editorials

World Politics

In Italy: Perspectives for Socialist Forces, by A. Demaziere, from La Battalla

No Amateurs Wanted

Dressing Up the Russian Despotism, by Robert Magnus (book review)

“We’ll Teach Those Germans Democracy” Department

Teamster Union Orders Men Through MESA Picket Line

What is Tanmalaka Group in Indonesia? from Robert Magnus (letter)

Strike Paint Concern

Ohio FEPC Board


Vol. 13 No. 4, 24 January 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Trial of 12 CP Leaders Starts in N.Y., by Wyatt Lee

Lobbies Grease Congress Wheels, by Susan Green

Peace Moves Begin as China Regime Totters

21 Lists Make Bid in Israel Election, by Al Findley

Rank and File Completes Win in UE Local 601

Dutch Victories Bring No Peace in Indonesia, by S. Pitt

In Next Week’ Labor Action

News and Views from the Labor Front

With the Workers Party

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Discuss “Civil Rights and the Loyalty Purge” at Philadelphia Labor Action Forum

Workers Party Bulletin

Editorials

The DP’s: New Bill in Congress Makes Some Amends, by Susan Green

President Truman Licks the High Cost of Living

London Letter, by George Stone

No Hypocrite, He!

Should We Tell Him? quote from Prof. P.H. Buck

With the Deep Thinkers, from Trends

The Democratic Army for the Brass Only, from Associated Press

In Coming Issues


Vol. 13 No. 5, 31 January 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Quick Repeal of T-H Snagged on Delay Tactics in House, Senate, by Susan Green

Britain Compelled to Recognize Israel as Maneuvers Fail, by Al Findley

UAW Conference Discusses Pension Plans, Political Activity; Hear Labor Party Plea, by Ken Hillyer

Says Support of Kutcher Is Duty of All

China CP Aims at Coalition; KMT Cliques Quarrel, by Jack Brad

Cut Me Loose! (cartoon), by Arnott

See Fresh Leads in Pushing Inquiry on Tresca Murder

Ohio Notes: Settle Midland Steel Strike, by Joe Clark

UE District 1 Stewards Hear Report on Situation of Union

Holds Revisionists Were Guilty, from Arthur H. Kahn (letter)

New York SYL Announces Classes

What Month in 1920? quote from President Truman

Workers Party Bulletin

Lenin – Liebknecht – Luxemburg, by Philip Coben

Eugene V. Debs on the Three L’s

World Politics

Greek Government Seeks Cannon Fodder in the U.S.

Athenian Press Praises N.Y. Times

Utilities Piling It Up (table)


Vol. 13 No. 6 February 7, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Bill Leaves Injunction Issue Open, by Susan Green

Truman Prepares Ambitious Plan for Control of World by Dollar

Israel Vote a Mandate for Peace; Labor Government Is a Possibility, by Al & Ed Findley

Cites Growing Sentiment in UAW for Political Action, by Walter Jason

CP’s Lawyers Attack Jury Setup, by Wyatt Lee

Coal Bosses Flout Safety Laws, by Gerry McDermott

News and Views from the Labor Front

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Workers Party Bulletin

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

An Editorial

World Politics

Summary of Israel Vote (table)

Ain’t It a Pity? Workers don’t Read “Employee” Papers, by G.D. Crain, Jr., from Advertising Age

Are the Chinese Stalinists Different? by Jack Brad

Thoughts on New York Star’s Demise and the Need for a Labor Daily Paper, by William Barton


Vol. 13 No. 7, 14 February 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Truman-Stalin Swap Invits to Peace Talks, Get No Place, by Henry Judd

Trial by Confession Sentences Cardinal; Aimed at Opposition, by Emanuel Geltman

Truman Claims Right to Injunction Power, by Susan Green

Phila. PAC Discusses Action on State’s Anti-Labor Laws

Chicago Printers Get First Break in Long Strike

Palestine Peace in Sight, but Jewish Problem Remains, by Al Findley

Overflow Audience Opens Forum Series, by Stan Grey

WDL hearing to Aiur World Slave-Labor Scandal

News and Views from the Labor Front

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Confessions vs. Evidence

World Politics

Franco: Abstentions in Vote a Blow at Dictator, from La Battalla

New Party in Germany, from La Battalla

London Letter, by George Stone

Think About It!


Vol. 13 No. 8, 21 February 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Says Stalin Warns Chinese CP in Arrest of Strong, by Jack Brad

Longshore Ranks Reject Bridges Layoff Proposal, by S.R.

Atlantic Pact Deal, Secret Diplomacy Revealed in Debate

Diplomatic Cold War Skirkmishes Follow Mindszenty Frameup Trial, by William Barton

Philadelphia Public Transportation Paralyzed by Strike; Union Seeks Better Wage Standards

Unemployment Jumps by One Million, by Susan Green

CP Policy in Trial Dodges Issue of Testing Smith Act, by Wyatt Lee

News and Views from the Labor Front

Japanese “Renunciants” Sue to Regain U.S. Citizenship, by Kiyo Hamanaka

Protest Execution of Jehovah Witness by Greek Government

How the Indonesian Republic Fights On, by Jack Brad

World Politics

Communists Opposed to Cominform Meet, from British Socialist Leader

Rightists Are Victorious in Japanese Elections, by Taketo Yamabe

Why They Confess ...

Celebrate 29 Years of Service by League for Mutual Aid


Vol. 13 No. 9, 28 February 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

UAW Conferees Back “One at Time” Pension-Wage Strategy; Ford First, by Walter Jason

Moral Commitment for War Alliance Gets Green Signal

Kutcher Hits Political Blacklist; Asks Clark to Reverse Dismissal

Unemployment Compensation Figures Show Grave Problem for Calif. Labor

Transit Strike Ends in Philadelphia, by Frank Harper

Stalinists Drive Local 638 Out of UE

News and Views from the Labor Front

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

With the Workers Party

DA Weighs Tresea [sic!] Evidence

Editorials

Russia Wars Against the Polish People, by A. Rudzienski

The Bund: Liquidations Forced by Polish Regime, from Jewish Labor Bund Bulletin

Plight of the Jews in Rumania

Key to A.L. Strong Mystery Still Points to Chinese CP, by Jack Brad

Protest Oliver Twist

Union Guy Tells Only Part of UAW Story, by William Gold (book review)

Stalinist War on Church in East is Not over Religion but Power, by William Barton

Even in Reprisals There’s Graft in Franco’s Spain

Pros and Cons: A Discussion Corner


Vol. 13 No. 10, 7 March 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Armistice Between Israel and Egypt Opens Way for Peace in Palestine, by Al Findley

Slave Labor in All Parts of the World Probed by Hearings, by Wyatt Lee

Truman Tears into Republicans – While Dem Congress Does Nothing, by Susan Green

GPU Agent Replaces Markos in Greece, by Mike Stevens

Sees Gain for GM Labor Despite Escalator Cut, by Joe Hauser

Schapiro Talk on Art and State Jams Second Labor Action Forum

News and Views from the Labor Front

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Correction and Apology

World Politics

Push Russification of Eastern Europe, by Jack Brad

Mapai Wins in Histadruth

What Future for American Socialism? by R. Fahan

Knitgoods Union Hits Cardinal’s Frameup Trial, Franco Terror


Vol. 13 No. 11, 14 March 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Noted Scientists Ask U of C Colleagues to Join Kutcher Protest

Vishinsky for Molotov – What’s Behind Change? by Jack Brad

Foster and Denis Pipe Up in Cominform’s Chorus of Pledges to Support Russia

Paris Court Hears Witnesses Indict Stalin Crimes in Kravchenko Suit, by Pierre Colin

Cardinal Spellman Recruits Scabs in Gravedigger Strike, by Wyatt Lee

Washington Case Raises Civil Liberties Issue: Should Stalinists Be Permitted to Teach? by R. Fahan

Kephart Bill Killed in Pa.

News and Views from the Labor Front

Peon, Too, Belongs to the Landlord

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk & Jack Maxwell

Philly Cops Raid Social, by Joe Williams

One Third of Negro City Dwellers Earned Less Than $35 a Week

Navy Has Eye on Merchant Marine, from Journal of Commerce

You Write as We Please – Or Else, from N.Y. Times

Workers Party Bulletin

First Step, from AP

Editorials

Rent Control: Congressmen Mail Landlord Attack, by Floria Caplan

Forum on “Asia in Revolt” Marked by Lively Discussion

Forced Labor in Mental Hospitals

Pattern, Endlessly Repeated

Blueprint for Next War

London Letter, by George Stone

With the Workers Party

Slave Labor


Vol. 13 No. 12, 21 March 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

WP Sympathizer Wins Decision in Loyalty Hearings

Southern Dem Filibuster Wins – Truman Vacationing in Florida

Mine Shutdown Warns of Strike on Contract, by Gerry McDermott

Chicago Jim Crow Housing Saved by “Liberal” Mayor

An Editorial

Wire-Tap Circus Comes to Town – O’Dwyer Is Riled, by Wyatt Lee

Compromises Cripple Rent Control Bill, by Susan Green

News and Views from the Labor Front

Shorter Life Experts Make Little Progress, from N.Y. Times

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Is Socialism “Subversive”? Shachtman Testifies for Workers Party

Filibuster Coalition Blocks Legislation, by Susan Green

Editorials


Vol. 13 No. 13, 28 March 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

An Editorial

Landlord Lobby Wins Green Light for Rent-Gouge Bill in Congress, by Susan Green

Atlantic Pact Terms Bind Europe to U.S. in Sweeping War Alliance, by Henry Judd

Jury Selected, Trial of CP Leaders Begins, by Wyatt Lee

“Liberal” Chicago Mayor Boots Civilo Rights, and Senator Douglas Goes Him One Better

Stalinist Government Decree Dissolves Mapam in Rumania

Who Won the November Elections?

Gates Presents WP View at Debate on Labor Party

Los Angeles: “Out of Line”? by Mary Bell

In Maryland

Philadelphia UE Locals Consider Program to Meet Unemployment

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Editorials

World Politics

Sidney Hook: His New Friends in the Vatican? by R. Fahan

Why Waste Tears on Landlords, from Eugenio (letter)

Shadow of Unemployment Looms Across Nation


Vol. 13 No. 14, 4 April 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Emanuel Garrett Geltman
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Jack Brad
Hal Draper
Henry Judd

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Stalinist “Peace” Conference Fails, by R. Fahan

Congress Agrees on Legislatiopn to Crack Rent Control, by Susan Green

Reveals Real Identity of Trotsky’s Assassin! by Julian Gorkin

Smith Act Key to Prosecution in Trial of 11, by Wyatt Lee

China CP Set to Take Cities; Peace Unlikely, by Jack Brad

News and Views from the Labor Front

The Warsaw Ghetto: 63 Heroic Days, by Jacques

Polish Regime Murders Bund

Editorials

Public Meetings, Radio Talks Aid Kutcher Defense in Detroit

Will Atlantic Pact Delay War? by Eugene Keller

London Letter, by George Stone


Vol. 13 No. 15, 11 April 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Congress Stalls on Taft-Hartley, by Susan Green

Atlantic Treaty Marks New High in Cold War, by Emanuel Garrett Geltman

N.Y. Cabby Strike Called by UMW, by William Barton

Two More UE Workers on ‘Risk’ List

Ohio Labor Notes

Revolution as “Secret” Affair, Says Budenz, by Wyatt Lee

Fifth Freedom!

Child Labor

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Editorials

World Politics

Kravchenko Trial: The Case of Heinz Neuman, Ex-CP Fuehrer in Germany, by Martin Lain, from La Batalla

From the Socialist Underground in Russia

N.Y. Feinberg Bill Gags Terachers – Dewey Signs It

Employers Claim Split Personality

Incitement to Murder?


Vol. 13 No. 16, 18 April 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Truman Waves A-Bomb; Leaders Plan U.S. Garrison in Europe, by Hal Draper

23 Weeks

CCNY Student Strike Strong Despite Cops, by Leon Mann

Congress Bloc Turns Take When It Comes to ERP, by Susan Green

News and Views from the Labor Front

Anna L. Strong Reveals Russian GPU Police Terror, but Remains Stalinist Apologist, by Jack Brad

Editorials

World Politics

Science and War: Scientists Wonder If Modern Knowledge Is Boon or Curse, by Justin Graham

Movie Review

Chicken Feed

Maverick Capitalist

N.Y. Cabbies Lose; Lewis Men Did Bad Job

Palestine Armistice Signed by Israel and Transjoprdan, by Al Findley

Gobbledygook


Vol. 13 No. 17, 25 April 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

For Socialist Democracy!

ADA Is Still Pulling at Truman’s Coattails, by R.L. Ferguson

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk

CCNY Student Strikers Return to Picket Line

Build the ISL Fund Drive Quotas

It’ll Go a Long Way!

Resolution of ISL convention – Part I

Sparks in the News

Enough of a “Cushion”? from CIO News

‘Swing a Vote for a Steak Dinner’ by Susan Green

World Politics

Lecture by Kazin, Howe Fills Hall at L.A. Forum

Crowded Out

With the Independent Socialist League

“Productivity Soars ...”, from Barron’s National Business and Financial Weekly


Vol. 13 No. 18, 2 May 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Fast Pace Set by ISL Fund Drive, by Yetta Barsh

25 Weeks

Truman Health Plan Joins the Waiting Line – for Fast Freeze, by Susan Green

NMU Rank and File Reject Curran’s ‘Loyalty Oath’ Gag by Huge Majority, by R. Gaden

CP Gets Ready to Take All China, by Jack Brad

Stalinists Lose Grip on CIO in Los Angelse by 2–1 Vote

105 at U. of C., Farrell Support Kutcher Fight

Stalinist Line on Zionism Twists Once More, by Al Findley

We’re Sorry

SWP Squirms on Buffalo UAW Vote, by Philip Ganner

Nationwide Opposition Group in UE to Plan Anti-CP Fight at Dayton

CCNY Student Strike Ends

New Subversive Law Clamped on N.J., by Ralph Stiles

Pact Spells out Billions with a ‘B’, by Stanley Grey

Western Union Monopoly Hit by Telegraphers Union

Big Legal Fight On in Cleveland, by Joe Clark

Govt. Parades Stoolies at CP Trial, by Wyatt Lee

ISL Convention Resolution on U.S. Trends – Part II


Vol. 13 No. 19, 9 May 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

ADA Senator Is Weak on Jim Crow, by R.L. Ferguson

Martin Abern, by Max Shachtman (obituary)

House Passes Wood Bill, Then Kills It; Taft-Hartley Stays

Landlords’ “Fair Deal”: Raw Deal for Tenants

ISL Starts Rolling on May Day

ISL Fights to Take WP Off ‘Subversive’ List

Kutcher Defense Loses New Appeal

UE Singer Strike On; Key Fight Unites Men

SWP Squirms on Buffalo UAW Vote

London Letter, by George Stone

Books Received

The Price of Peace Is Going Up Too, by V. Jensen

World Politics

Centralized Germany? by Eugene Keller

Why the Workers Party Formed the ISL


Vol. 13 No. 20, 16 May 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

U.S. Backs Dictators South of the Border, Says Guatemalan Delegate, by A. Farrarra

Ford Provoked Strike; Reuther Faces Hard Task, by Walter Jason

End of Berlin Blockade Launches New Stage in Battle for Germany, by Henry Judd

Morale High in singer Strike as Company Remains Arrogant, by A. Winters

Build-the-ISL Meetings Rally Support

Bonn Causes Cleavage in SD Ranks, by Eugene Keller

Shachtman Debates A-Pact at U. of C., by Don Harris

Next Week: The RDR Conference

Civil Rights Defense Group Forms in Phila.

U.C. Politics Club Hears Mills, Coser on Socialism

... And Rejected, by Norman Thomas, from Socialist Call

Household Hint, from N.Y. Post

Ohio Labor Notes

Humorous Subject? from National Guardian

View with Alarm, by Lawrence A. Appleby, from Management News

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

[Fund Drive Scoreboard]

Two Tactics, by Gordon Haskell

World Politics

Tapping the Wall Street Wire, by Jack Ranger

Gag No. 1 Issued by Pentagon, by Vincent Wheelon

Books for Germany

Books Received

Why Workers Party formed the ISL


Vol. 13 No. 21, 23 May 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

RDR Holds ‘Anti-War Day’ in Paris, by Pierre Colin

Big Anti-CP Caucus Organized in UE-CIO, by J.B. Terry

Ford Strikers Bitter; Co. Insists on Speedup, by Walter Jason

CP ‘Bureaucratic revolution’ Rolls over Passive China, by Jack Brad

28 Weeks

Big Ad Campaign Sells Capitalism, by Mike Stevens

St. Louis Students Vote 3–1 for Immediate Admission of Negroes, by Andy Martin

Student Federation Against War Formed by New York Campus Clubs

Coming – Next Week – An Interview with Richard Wright

Labor ’Scope

Good Clean Fun, from New York Times

Over-Enthusiasm

Fact and Fairy Tale on Buffalo SWP Policy, by Murray Davids

Readers Take the Floor ...

Economist Pacelli, by Gordon Haskell

A-Pact in Denmark

British ILP Blasts A-Pact

A Dutch View of the A-Pact (cartoon), by Opland, from De Volkskrant

Dept. of Unbridgeable Gaps (Macdonald Sect.), by Dwight Macdonald, from Politics

Books for Germany

Defending ‘Democracy’

See the Difference? by A.H. Morgensen, from N.Y. Times

Fund Drive Crowds 50%, by Yetta Barsh


Vol. 13 No. 22, 30 May 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Union Busting by Assassination?

Berliners Back Strikers in Mass Violence Against Russian Police, by V. Jensen

How Rumania Cracks Down on Jews, by Eugene Vaughn

UAW Drive on FE Flops; Relied on Red-Baiting Line, by Ken Hillyer

New Strategy at Ford Announced by Reuther, by Walter Jason

The Terminiello Case and the Supreme Court

Richard Wright on U.S. Politics

Two City Machines Cracked by Voters: Hague, Tammany, by Lee Wyatt

Truman Dumping T-H Repeal, by Susan Green

Labor ’Scope

Fund Drive Needs More Steam – Now, by Yetta Barsh

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Editorials

World Politics

Books for Germany

Case Study: Labor Leaders and T-H Repeal, by Jack Ranger


Vol. 13 No. 23, 6 June 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

30 Weeks

Labor is Losing the Fight on T-H! Mobilize the Rank and File Through a Political Action Congress of Labor!

Reuther Retreats in Ford Strike – Discontent Grows, by Walter Jason

Jim Crow Cracked in Baltimore’s Legit Theater Through Picketing

FBI Case in CP Trial Is Rested; Adds Up to Thirdhand Assertions, by Wyatt Lee

Cites Secret Speech by High Officer on U.S. Militarism

An Editorial

Phila. UE Local Hits Nail on Head in Paper

60% Is In; Now’s the Time for Last Spurt on the Fund Drive! by Yetta Barsh

Ohio Labor Notes

With the Independent Socialist League

Dog-Eat-Dog System, by Congressman Crosser

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

London Letter, by George Stone

TV’s Got a Future: Here’s How to See Eye to Eye with the Boss, by John Barnes

Tapping the Wall St. Wire, by Jack Ranger

Sparks in the News

Cord Meyer and Russia

World Government: Road to Lasting Peace? by Hal Draper


Vol. 13 No. 24, 13 June 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Buckmaster Ouster in URW Resulted from Power Fight, by Bill Hickman

An Editorial

Russians in Retreat at Paris; 4 Powers Stalled over Trade, by Henry Judd

State Dept. Line on A-Pact Wins Out; Senate Committee Gives Rubbery OK, by Hal Draper

Dems Push Brannan Farm Program, by Susan Green

Singer Strike Settles Down to Slugfest; Men Stay Solid, by A. Winters

Murder-Mill in the Mines: Lewis gives Facts of Life – and Death

Bosses Stepping Up T-H Offensive

Labor ’Scope

Every Dollar Counts, by Joseph Roan

ISL Fund Nears the Three-Quarter Mark, by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

Movie Review

One for the Museum

Farrell: From Studs Lonigan to Horatio Alger, by Stanley Grey

Sparks in the News

East Prussia Under the Russian Heel, by Herman Matzkowitz


Vol. 13 No. 25, 20 June 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

Run Labor Candidate in N.Y.!

Berlin RR Strikers Reject U.S. Plan to end Walkout, 6 to 1, by V. Jensen

Stalin Promotes top Anti-Semite to Top Post, by Daniel Davidson

Ruhr Workers Face British Guns to Halt West’s Dismantling Scheme

CP Defense on Anti-Semitism Flops, by Al Findley

Louisville Transit Strikers Run Transportation System! by R. Harris

UAW 4th Round Tested in Buffalo Bell Strike, by Michael Ferris

Violent Strike of Bolivian Miners Confusaed by Nazi-Peronist Politics, by Juan Robles

Labor ’Scope

Spurt Pushes Fund Drive Near Goal, by Yetta Barsh

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk

Howe, Meyer, Raggo in Debate on Ezra Pound Controversy, by Gene Greenberg

Bodossakis – Truman Doctrine Dollars to Greece Flow into Coffers of Greek Tycoon, by Mike Stevens

Book Review

“– And a Pinch of This” (cartoon), by Seamen

Union Officials Secretly on Repub Payroll, by Jack Ranger

Pickets Put Beck in Peck of Trouble, by Vincent S. Wheelon

For the Defense

Brain Twister

Literary Note, from Business Week


Vol. 13 No. 26, 27 June 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

It’s a Free-for-All in N.Y. Politics Now, by William Barton

New International Carries First Report on Ukraine’s Anti-Stalin Underground

Big 4 Talks End with Score of Near Zero, by V. Jensen

Is UAW Still the Vanguard? by Ben Hall

France Is Losing War on Viet-Nam

Maryland’s Infamous Ober Law Will Go to Referendum Vote of the People

Left-Wing Group in Chicago Splits Socialist Party, YPSL, by Max Martin

Philly Branch Calls for Democracy in NAACP Setup, Hits Govt. Purge, by Joseph Williams

ISL Fund Drive Closes: Largest Sum ever collected in Eight-Week Push, by Yetta Barsh

Labor ’Scope

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Philly UE Local Enforces a 5-Day Week by Picketing over Weekends

Editorials

Cardinal Spellman Abuses Call for Full Religious Freedom, by Philip Coben

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk

Tanmalaka: Indonesian Republicans Murder Socialist Leader, by Jack Brad

Underground Confab Meets in Spain, from La Batalla

CP Defense on Anti-Semitism Flops, by Al Findley

Profit-Sharing Is a Speedup Plan, by William Barton

“Democrats” at Work


Vol. 13 No. 27, 4 July 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

UAW’s Militant Policy in Jeopardy

Truman Aide Says Rent Freeze IOs Over – Landlords Get “Fair Deal”!

Illegalities in NMU Vote May Annul Referendum, by N. Gaden

Chinese CP Developing New Coalition and New Bureaucratic Ruling Clique, by Jack Brad

UAW Local Proposes That CIO Run Labor Candidate for N.Y. Mayor, by Dan Small

Cal. Farm Strike Goes into Second Year! National Farm Union Growing in State

Broyles Commission Witchhunters Rampage Against Academic Freedom, by Leon Del Monte

34 Weeks

It’s Them Needs It

With the Independent Socialist League

Tout Tip

Readers Take the Floor ...

Editorials

Norman Thomas’ SP Tries to Dodge on A-Pact, Give it Shamefaced Support

Sparks in the News

Cal. ‘Anti-Subversive’ Tenney Bills Would Subvert Democratic Rights, by Gordon Haskell

Sen. Taft: Please Note!

Justice Triumphs

SP Pushes for Merger with SDF

UAW Proud Democratic Tradition Under Attack, by Abe Miller

Labor ’Scope

Ohio Labor Notes


Vol. 13 No. 28, 11 July 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

End Berlin Strike Under Pressure; Expect Reprisals, by V. Jensen

RDR Conference Affirms Stand Against War Blocs

Senate Government by Injunction Vote: Challenge to Labor, by Susan Green

Bell UAW Strike Ranks Solid, Company Arrogant, by Michael Ferris

What’s at Stake in Witch Hunt? by William Barton

CP Leader Faces Trial in Israel, by Ed Findley

Union Busting Scheme Makes No Headway Against UE Singer Local, by A. Winters

Bolivia Witnesses Intense Social Drama, by Juan Robles

Labor ’Scope

Word of Cheer

Press Manager’s Press Action, by Joseph Roan

This Is Rich

Books Received

News on Poland: Anti-Catholic Drive Is On; Exile Government in Crisis, by A. Rudzienski

Youth and Student Corner, by Julius Falk

UAW Proud Democratic Tradition Under Attack, by Abe Miller

Perjury Is NOT the Real Issue in Bridges Case, by Gordon Haskell


Vol. 13 No. 29, 18 July 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

UE District 1 Council Raps Strikebreaking by ALL Governments, by Frank Harper

Truman Report Cheers Profiteers; CIO Proves Case for Wage Boost, by Jack Brad

Reuther Slate Wins; Ranks Down Proposal for Biennial Convention

Britain Decrees Scab Emergency to Break Strike, by Sam Feliks

Russia Reported Deporting Jews to Siberia, by Al Findley

O’Dwyer Still in N.Y. Mayoralty Race; Marcantonio-Connolly Feud Splits ALP, by William Barton

ISL Speaks for WP at Regents Board Fineberg Bill Hearing

Defense Dept. Fingers UE Activists at RCA! by Frank Harper

With the Independent Socialist League

Press Manager’ Press Action, by Joseph Roan

Readers Take the Floor ...

Civil War in Korea, by Jack Brad

London Letter, by George Stone

State Anti-Labor Laws Repealed

An Urgent Need

Anti-Labor Despotism in Stalin Legal Code, by Robert Magnus


Vol. 13 No. 30, 25 July 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

N.Y. Regents Hold Quicky Hearing on ‘Subversives’

Reuther Controls UAW Convention but Delegates Uneasy at Trends, by Ben Hall

37 Weeks

London Letter: Attlee Supports Employers’ Case in Dockers’ Strike, by George Stone

Payoff on Strategy: Labor Gives Up Full Fight on T-H, by Jack Brad

Liberal Party in Repub Fusion Move

ADA President and Republican Boss Expose Each Other in Philly Debate, by Frank Harper

Press Manager’s Press Action, by Joseph Roan

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Editorials

World Politics

Freudian Economics, by John Barnes

Showing the Dangeer of Thinking on an Empty ... Stomach

Sparks in the News


Vol. 13 No. 31 August 1, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 32 August 8, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 33 August 15, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 34 August 22, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 35 August 29, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 36 September 5, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 37 September 12, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 38 September 19, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 39 September 26, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 40 October 3, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 41 October 10, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 42 October 17, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 43 October 24, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 44 October 31, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 45 November 7, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 46 November 14, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 47 November 21, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 48 November 28, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
Joseph Roan

 


Vol. 13 No. 49 December 5, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
L.G. Smith

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
L.G. Smith

 


Vol. 13 No. 50 December 12, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
L.G. Smith

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
L.G. Smith

 


Vol. 13 No. 51 December 19, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
L.G. Smith

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
L.G. Smith

 


Vol. 13 No. 52 December 26, 1949
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
L.G. Smith

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Albert Gates
Emanuel Garrett Geltman

BUSINESS MANAGER
L.G. Smith

 


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