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Vol. 14 No. 1, 2 January 1950
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
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

‘I Am a Partisan!’, by Leopold Wilhelm, from Die Neue Zeitung

Big Steel Gives Fakes Reasons to Up Prices

Anti-Jim Crow Mobilization Forms to Invade Wahsington, by Gordon Haskell

Four Freedoms for America! (cartoon), by Carlo

Arab States’ Intrigues Help Israel, by Al Findley

NAACP Head Says Truman’s Anti-Bias Directive Means Nothing Yet; FHA Refuses to Enforce It

Reuther OKs Acceptance of Witchhunt Contract, by Sam Adams

Closed Shop

AFL Says Pay Boost Is Due for 1950, by L.G. Smith

Labor ’Scope

Memo to Walter Reuther, from R. Fahan

Ohio Labor Notes

Curran’s ‘Confession’ Card in NMU

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

Not in the Headlines

Titoism and Independent Socialism – V

World Politics

The Marshall Plan and the Military

Behind the Kostov Case: Factional Fight Among the National-Stalinists, by Philippe Richard

Model Banquet

Another Boost for Howe-Widdick

Labor Item

The World’s Children Are Starving, by Susan Green

Gates Speaks for ISL at Five-Way Forum on Welfare State Trends

Culture Note

Mexican Purge

Vignette

Middle Ages in Albania

Ukrainian Anti-Stalinist Paper Now Available in U.S.

Chiselers


Vol. 14 No. 2, 9 January 1950
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
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Keep the Purgers Out of the Plants!

A Look at the State of the Union (cartoon)

Truman Message Sees Fair Deal in Year 2000 – What Does He Propose for Today? by Mary Bell

Notice to the FBI

What ECA ‘Integration’ Means: U.S. Vetoes British Oil Expansion Plans, by Sam Feliks

National Survey Shows Rent Gouge Followed Administration’s Decontrol, by L.G. Smith

Tresca Group Blasts D.A. for Failure to Solve Murder; Memorial Planned

Financier Says Wall Street Has Taken Over SEC; Coffee Scare Was ‘Rigged’

Labor ’Scope

Readers Take the Floor ...

Ike and Hot Dogs

Pegler Sued

Cleveland Workers Forced Back to Work by Court Injunction, by Joe Clark

IUE Gets Pension Plan at Philco, by Frank Harper

The Dynamite Plot Against UAW, by Walter Jason

Method in Madness

Ghost-Quieter

Titoism and Independent Socialism – VI

World Politics

Book Review

Fenner Brockway Gives Background of Bristish Provocation in Nigeria

Press Manager’s Press Action, by L.G. Smith

Negro Weekly, Saturday Review of Literature Praise Howe-Widick Book

Nehru Makes Peace with Capitalists; Hindu fascist Issue Splits Party

Indian Socialist Party Calls for Left Unity, by Yusuf Meherally

Congressional Tax Bill Hits Co-ops but Real Tax Dodgers Ignored

Free Enterprise

Gobbledygook

On the House


Vol. 14 No. 3, 16 January 1950
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
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

3 Chicago Corporations Initiate Plant Purge

FBI Claims Right to Break Law, Reveals FDR Approval

Truman Points to Becessity for Speedup in Production Rather Than Wage Increases, by Gordon Haskell

Spanish Labor’s Appeal: Stop U.S. Aid to Franco, by Wilebaldo Solano

Battle Over Formosa Ignores Formosa’s Right to Freedom, by Jack Brad

Japan CP Fires Pro-Cominformer, Break Reported

Not Big Enough

Ungrateful O’Dwyer Slaps N.Y. Labor Supporters

Child Labor

Another Refugee from Stalinland Tells the West, by Anton Ekhard, from British Socialist Leader

U.S. Military Missions Spread Over the World

S.F. Bay Area Notes

Joe Won’t Like It

Brookly Newspaper Hints at Solution to Tresca Mystery; D.A. Inaction Scored

Big Wind Due

Readers Take the Floor ...

Peron’s Hot Seat: Discontent Grows Apace with Crisis of Economy, by Juan Rey

World Politics

Polish Camarillas: ‘Russian Men’ Silently Purge CP ‘Country Men’, by A. Rudzienski

Not in the Headlines

“Free Press”? Wisconsin Editor Tells of ‘Canned Editorials’, by William Bechtel, from Labor

German Arms and Socialist Policy, by James M. Fenwick

Jamaica Gag

Feline Fair Deal

Not in the Headlines

With the Independent Socialist League

Press Manager’ Press Action, by L.G. Smith


Vol. 14 No. 4, 23 January 1950
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
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Purge in the Plants: How Can Labor Stop It?

Hydrogen Bomb to Trigger Off New Arms Race

Stalin’s China Headache Linked to Japan CP Rift, by Jack Brad

Dewey Fact Board Soaks Buffalo Bell Workers; Union Men See Arbitration as company Trap

N.J. Supreme Court Kills State Loyalty Oath, by Ralph Stiles

Housing Expediter’s Figures Show Decontrol Unleashed Rent Boosts

UAW Sets Strike Date to End Chrysler Stall, by Walter Jason

Illinois Labor Notes

U.S. Policy Arms Reaction Throughout Latin America

Anti-Murray Rumor

Two Billion More – to Squeeze Out Small Farmers and Keep Prices Up

DuPont Secret

Eddy the Laboring Man

MacArthur Formula

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Titoism and Independent Socialism – VIII

World Politics

Not in the Headlines

Socialist Policy and German Armament, by Eugene Keller

New York Sun Sets: Takes Last Swipe at Labor, Fires Staff Eithout Notice

Gobbledygook Defined

Shachtman, ACTU Speaker debate Socialism vs. Catholicismat College, by Max Martin


Vol. 14 No. 5, 30 January 1950
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
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

How Labor Support to Truman Pays Off!

U.S. Reverses Anti-Franco Line; Move Will Aid Spanish Fascists, by A. Michel

N.Y. to Flout Court Decisions

Maragon and Truman, by Chris Sikokis

France and Germany Vie over Saar, by Henry Judd

Can the New Trade-Union International End CP Influence on European Labor? by Pedro Bonet, from La Batalla

World Politics

Eisenhower Gets Dixiecrat Boost

N.J. Bans Play to Help Trenton 9

New Technique

Toward a Stalinist Thesaurus

Military Rule Fastens on U.S. Colonial Lands

Readers Take the Floor ...

Threat

Democrat Did It

Press Manager’s Press Action, by L.G. Smith

Editorials

Hollywood’s Four Films on the Negro Question, by Susan Green

How the Russians Aid U.S. Reaction

Two Supreme Court Rulings Hit Civil Liberties, by Stan Grey

The Ageless Female

Best Wishes

Not in the Headlines

— and Justice for All

Books Received


Vol. 14 No. 6, 6 February 1950
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Yank the CIO and AFL Out of the Snake Pit!

New NMU Group to Fight Curran and the CP; Reign of Terror Goes On, by N.R. Gaden

‘Never Such Hypocrisy’: Both Parties Vie to Shelve FEPC Pledges

Tito Clamps Tighter Police Control on Labor; Fake Reform Heralded, by Hal Draper

UAW Strikes Chrysler for Pension Demands, by Walter Jason

CIO Lifts Calif. Council Charter in Bureaucratic Move Against CP, by Scott Byer

Chicago Unionists Call for Rally to Oppose Stewart-Warner Purge

Shachtman to Debate Prof. Hayek on Socialism in Course of Tour

Miners’ Revolt Aimed at Coal Moguls, by Gerald McDermott

Labor ’Scope

Press Manager’s Press Action, by L.G. Smith

Readers Take the Floor ...

UAW Up Against Fact That Pension Issue Lacks appeal for Men, by Walter Jason

No Progress

“Equal Rights” – Senate Votes to Add Rider to Amendment

Ukraine Partisans Organize ‘Commando’ Political rallies, by Vs.F.

Shadow of the Military Darkens the Schools

‘States Rights’ Fails to Stop the Slaughter of the Innocents

B.C. Bennem (obituary)

Labor and Politics – Democracy and Classes, by Robert Lynd

Stalinists Licked at Student Meet, by Sam Feliks

Experienced Personnel

Tying Wages


Vol. 14 No. 7, 13 February 1950
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

It’s Love – On Both Sides

Truman clubs Miners with T-H in Fair Deal’s 8th Use of the Law, by Gordon Haskell

UAW Faces Tough Struggle in Strike Against Chrysler, by Walter Jason

NMU Ranks Vote Down Boss Curran in New Blow Against Dictatorship, by N.R. Gaden

3 Shachtman Meetings in Chicago Make a Hit; 300 Hear Hayek Debate

Line’s Changed

Anti-Franco Rally Protests Spanish Terror Regime

Oil to Russia

Oakland Gougers Seek Recall of Councilmen Who Backed Housing, by B. Arnold

Two Dilemmas of the Marshall Plan: ECA Conflicts Show Up in Economics, by Sam Feliks

Ohio Labor Notes

To Them That Have ...

Steel Bosses Say More Price Rises Are Coming, by Mary Bell

Latest on Profits

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

As Labor Faces Its Election: A Symposium

An Editorial

England Is Not Australia – But Will Vote Be Decisive? by William Barton

The ILP View: Weaknesses in Labor Party Record, by John McNair

LP Seeks Middle-Class Vote; Tories Fighting for Existence, by Henry Judd

‘Not Much to Choose Between Labor and Tories’, by D. Alexander

Labor and Politics – Democracy and Classes, by Robert Lynd

Not in the Headlines

Right Wing Socialist Groups Vote Merger

Operation Dixie

Scientists Weigh Witchhunt Rider to National Science Foundation Bill, by Frank Harper

Stalin and God

An Editorial


Vol. 14 No. 8, 20 February 1950
Labor Action
A Paper in the Interest of Socialism
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Hal Draper
Emanuel Garrett
Albert Gates

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Next Week Labor Action Becomes an 8-Page Tabloid!

Miners Defy Truman’s T-H in Fight for All of Labor, by Gerald McDermott

Kutcher Starts Suit to Test Purge Program

UAW Broadens the Demands for New Contract with Chrysler, by Walter Jason

ISL Launches Fund Drive for Tenth Anniversary, by Albert Gates

Einstein Warns on H-Bomb: ‘General Annihilation Beckons’, by Mary Bell

Yugoslav ‘Decentralization Reforms’ Have Nothing to Do with Democracy, by Hal Draper

ISL Secretary Gates and WDL Secretary Blast Government Purges in N.Y. Forum

Shachtman Speaks in L.A. on Titoism

Cleveland UAW Strikes Pesco for Union Shop, by Joe Hauser

Boy Scouts’ Militarization Stepped Up by Army Drive

ISL Fund Drive Quotas

Stoolpigeon Test

Press Manager’s Press Action, by L.G. Smith

Psychology – See? Pundits Ponder Proble of Love’s Labor Lost, by Philip Coben

How A&P Chain Cheats You: ‘Losses’ Made Up by Gouging, by George Whitney

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

The ‘Free Press’ Rolls Over

‘Let ’Em Die’ – Medico Trust Limits Number of Doctors

Impressed?

League for Mutual Aid Announces Dinner, Musicale to Finance Work

Japanese CP in Quandary as Cominform Blast Seeks to Impose Suicidal Line-Toeing Course, by Taketo Yamabe

SPD’s ‘Ostbureau’

Jim Crow, D.C.


Vol. 14 No. 9, 27 February 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Why Are CIO Leaders Silent About Truman’s Strikebreaking Role Against the Miners? by Gerald McDermott

Justice Warns of Trend to Police State

NMU Girds to Defend Hiring Hall; Curran Goons Run Amuck in N.Y., by N.R. Gaden

Never Forget!

You’re Looking

Reuther Speaks on Pie in the Sky, by Walter Jason

Akron Cop Murders Negro Vet; Police Chief Isn’t Interested, by George Whitney

ISL Fund Drive Starts with a Bang, by Yetta Barsh

Japan’s Socialist Party Splits; Rightists Out, by Leo Del Monte

Israeli Ruling Parties in Dispute on Religious Schools, Polygamy, by Al Findley

Editorials

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Not in the Headlines

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

L.A. Readers Take the Floor ...

The Strange Case of Noel Field, by A Former German Communist

ECA Demands More ‘Integration’ But Europe Resists U.S. Sway, by Sam Feliks

Shachtman Meet in Bay Area Packs the Hall

Judges in Uniform: Courts Click Their Heels, by Stan Grey

Did Capitalism Create Race Hate? SYL Forum Speaker Says It Did


Vol. 14 No. 10, 6 March 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

British Labor Wins in Close Race, Holds Vote, but New Election Looms

If Labor Acts, Miners Can Win! Don’t Leave them in the Lurch! Statement by the Independent Socialist League

FEPC Ripped to Shreds; House Votes Mangled Bill, by Mary Bell

Miners’ Picket Caravans Shut Diggings Down Tight, by Gerald McDermott

Big UAW Locals Call for Help to Miners; Union Pays Medical Plan for Chrysler Men, by Walter Jason

Refuses to Suspend Cop Who Murdered Negro, by George Whitney

Ohio Labor Notes

IUE-CIO Swamps CP-Led Union in NLRB Vote at 5 GM Plants

Reuther Tells Program for GM Contract, by Ralph Stiles

Fund Drive Near 25% in Second Week, by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

Science and You

Reading from Left to Right

Not in the Headlines

American City – Finds Honest Politician: It Creates a Sensation, by George Whitney

World Politics

British Faced with Resistance Struggle by Gold Coast People

The Wallaceites Try It Again, by R.L. Ferguson

Latest CIO Expulsions Plus Similar Case in AFL Throw Spotlight on Purge System, by Gordon Haskell

Pentagon Propaganda at New High in Cost

Hot Potato Problem: The Consumer Gets Rooked Twice Over, by Jessie Kaaren

They Need your Help!


Vol. 14 No. 11, 13 March 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

French Strikes Not Hatched by Stalinists, by Saul Berg

Forced Labor in U.S. Bared Before UN Body

Shachtman to Tour Midwest, East

Will Noel Field Turn Up Again?

Miners’s Great Fight Wins Victory After U.S. Court Case Collapses, by Gerald McDermott

Morale in Chrysler Strike Shoots Up as Miners Win, by Walter Jason

Labor ’Scope

Company Traps UAW Goodyear Local into Support of Loyalty Purge System in Plant, by George Whitney

Akron Press Tries to Hush Up Racism Issue in Murder Case, by George Whitney

Ukrainian Underground Presses Turn Out Anti-Stalin Propaganda, by Vs.F.

Wooing Nazis

Ideological Unity

Our Right – Your Duty, by Max Shachtman

Editorials

Science and You

Reading from Left to Right

You Can’t Outlaw the Stalinists Without Hittling Liberty for ALL, by Larry O’Connor

World Politics

Two Fingers Against the Wall, by Gordon Haskell

H-Bomb Over the Planet, by Mary Bell

U. of Calif. Faculty Fight Loyalty Oath, Wider Resistance Front Needed to Stop It, by A. Garber

House Votes Science Foundation Bill with FBI Man on Every Microscope, by Frank Harper

Justice à la GPU in Florida


Vol. 14 No. 12, 20 March 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

GM Profit Set All-Time Record, but Workers Just Got Wage Cut

Lift the Lid on the FBI Loyalty Purge!

Democracy Gets the 1–2–3: Feinberg, Picasso, Gubitchev

Kafka in the U.S.: How the CIA Purges, by Mary Bell

Is Another Race Riot Nearing in Detroit? KKK Forces Mobilize Against Negro Housing, by Walter Jason

UAW Local President in Akron Opposes Company’s Purge Plan, by George Whitney

Grand Jury Keeps Hearings Closed on Fenner Murder Case, by George Whitney

Chrysler Strike Front Is Firm; UAW Heads on Spot, by Walter Jason

Guderian’s M-Day – Dictatorship Plan for U.S.: Nazi General Draws Up War [Plan]

Ohio Labor Notes

Chicago Pushes Fund Drive to 42%, by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

Youth and Student Corner

Reading from Left to Right

The Socialist Left and the British Labor Party, by D. Alexander

Not in the Headlines

World Politics

You’re Invited

How Not to Fight a Purge, by Robert Magnus

CP Youth Licked at Student Conference; Majority Plans Fight for Campus Rights, by Julius Falk

Ceylon’s Jim Crow

Definition

Bitter Pills

ISL Demands Public Housing in Berkeley, by Arlene Williams

Notes on Iron Curtain Culture: Or – How Prague Apes Moscow


Vol. 14 No. 13, 27 March 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Lewis’ Victory and Proposals Create Ferment in Labor Ranks, by Walter Jason

Big Two Talk Peace – Brandish Big Stick

Loyalty Purge Gets Out of Hand – FBI Plots Mass Political Arrests, by Gordon Haskell

Young Socialists Answer Acheson in Street Rally

Labor ’Scope

Ohio Labor Notes

Chicago Dance Hall Jim Crow Challenged by Ex-CORE Students, by Dorothy Mallory

Arms and World Politics Discussed at N.Y. Forum

Detroit Housing Leader Ousted by Mayor Cobo, by Jimmie Little

Press Action, by L.G. Smith

Fund Drive Nears 50% with Six Weeks to Go, by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

Not in the Headlines

Small Business: Giant Corporations Use Small Business Lobbies as Fronts, by Jessie Kaaren

World Politics

Labor Candidate in Chicago, by R.L. Ferguson

The Story of Hawaii’s Military Dictatorship: Or – Civil Libewrties Under the Brass Heel

No Prosperity for Farm Labor – there’s Starvation in the U.S.!


Vol. 14 No. 14, 3 April 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Purge Octopus Reaches Out for ADA and SP, by Mary Bell

Cold-War ‘Prosperity’: Army of Unemployed Is Near 5 Million, by Susan Green

U.S. Imposed New Greek Regime, by Chris Sikokis

100 Children

UAW Exposes Phony Offer on Pensions by Chrysler, by Walter Jason

Labor ’Scope

Ford Auto Workers Demonstrate in Favor of Jobs for Negroes, by Jimmie Little

Food Companies Cut Profit Melon but Farm Labor Plight Worsens, by Jessie Kaaren

Rankin, Gerald Smith Develop Closer Ties

East German Police Can’t Quell Socialist Resistance

Tito Gets His ‘Ja’ Vote in One-Party Election

Quite Different

Fund Drive Over Half Mark, by Yetta Barsh

Debates and Meetings Arranged for Shachtman Tour

Editorials

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

Reading from Left to Right

You and Science

Pro und Contra – New German Magazine for Marxist Discussion Appears, by A.G.

World Politics

Not in the Headlines

Not in the Headlines ...

The Cop and the Dukhobor, by Stan Grey

Catholic Labor Classes Plug Taft Version of T-H, Push Corporate State Idea

Fifty-Nine of Harvard Faculty Support Defense of Legless Vet

Philly Westinghouse Union Wins Sefense of ‘Security Risk’ Case, by Frank Harper

Books Received


Vol. 14 No. 15, 10 April 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

CP Caught Redhanded Stealing Funds of UE, by A. Winters

Liberal Dilemma: ADA Weighs Its Independent Role, by Hal Draper

Harry Bridges Convicted

1,200 Hear Shachtman vs. Browder

Chrysler Local 7 Demonstrates in Mass Rally at Plant Gates, by Walter Jason

Detroit News Notes

Why Rents Stay Up

Israeli-Jordan Peace Prospect Bogs Down, by Al Findley

Akron Grand Jury Whitewashes Two Cops Who Murdered Negro Vet; NAACPto Appeal, by George Whitney

Big Brain at Work

With the ISL

The Root of All Evil

Fund Drive Needs More Steam! by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

Youth and Student Corner

Reading from Left to Right

Readers Take the Floor ...

Atomic Prospect: There Won’t Even Be Enough Bandages ...

Shachtman vs. Browder: A Full Report of the Debate, by Mary Bell

A Footnote on Judge Medina: Put Himself Out Defending Nazi


Vol. 14 No. 16, 17 April 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Bridges Conviction Hits Labor, Liberty, by Gordon Haskell

Truman-Dulles Bipartisan Deal on Foreign Policy Spotlights U.S. Imperialism, by Hal Draper

NAM, CIO vs. May Day

Book Burning!

Claude Pepper Boosts Jim Crow

Labor ’Scope

A Magazine Finally Prints the Truth About NMU Fight

Detroit News Notes

AFL Accuses Navy of Using ‘Forced Labor’

Faculty Group and Student Clubs Threaten Strike Action at U.C., by A. Gerber

LA 12-Pager Due May Day: You Can Help! by L.G. Smith

SYL Leads the Fund Drive, by Yetta Barsh

Editorials

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

Reading from Left to Right

You and Science

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

Readers Take the Floor ...

Wallace’s Capitalist Credo – And Its Link with Politics, by Hal Draper

Assaults on Academic Freedom in Michigan Mounting; Wayne Bans Debate on CP Issue

Not in the Headlines


Vol. 14 No. 17, 24 April 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

UAW Rejects Chrysler Scheme; Reuther Reinstates Demands, by Walter Jason

Hill Boasts That Jim Crow Controls Democrats, Got FEPC Bottled Up

Protest Cold War on Democracy, by Gordon Haskell

Philly UE Suspends Local Headsas Pro-CIO Forces Organize, by Frank Harper

Labor ’Scope

Dodge UAW Rallies Mass-Pickets, by Jimmie Little

The New Lysistrata

Cigarette Makers Lying in Ads, say FTC Probers

Michigan Labor Notes

3 Successful Meetings Held in Detroit and Ohio for Shachtman

Plug for Taft

Books Received

Fund Drive: 2 Weeks to Go! by Yetta Barsh

Fund Drive Box Score

Editorials

Youth and Student Corner

Reading from Left to Right

They Told the Truth About Dulles, by Philip Coben

World Politics

Who Killed the 32 on the L.I.R.R.? by Susan Green

Inside Franco’s Spain, by Michel Salmon, from London Socialist Leader

Abner, PAC Candidate, Defeated in Chicago; Ballot-Rigging Rife; Policy Mistakes Seen, by R.L. Ferguson

“Atlantic Defense”, from Manchester Guardian

2 German Trotskyists Jailed in Russian Zone

Maryland Ober Law Bags First Victims: 3 Quakers

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Classic Quote


Vol. 14 No. 18, 1 May 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Fight for Socialism Is the Hope for the World, by L.G. Smith

From the Old World of Capitalism, by Ben Hall

— To a New World of Socialism, by Gordon Haskell

From This a New Man Shall Arise! by Hal Draper

Neither Washington nor Moscow! by James Haskell

Ten Years: the ISL Story, by Albert Gates

The Future Belongs to the Youth, by Max Martin

Moscow: Arch-Enemy of Socialism, by Mary Bell

The Communist Party: Labor’s Foe, by Emanuel Garrett

Freedom Draws No Color Line, by Larry O’Connor

Let’s Harness Labor’s Power, by Walter Jason


Vol. 14 No. 19, 8 May 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

H.S. Students Strike to Support Teachers in N.Y. Pay Demands, by Max Martin

Roosevelt’s Way

Labor War Brews on West Coast – Bridges vs. Beck, by S. Robertson

CIO Electrical Union Wins Big Plants from CP-Controlled Rival, by A. Winters

Scoop!

This Is NOT News

Chrysler’s Beating UAW to the Punch on Publicity, by Walter Jason

Michigan Labor Notes

Note

8 Curran Goons Arrested for Assault on NMU Opponents, His Port Agent Convicted

Dodge UAW Heads Impose Official Gag on Rights to Distribute Leaflets, by Jimmie Little

New Low: Farrell Attacks Politicals in Unions, by Peter Loumos

John L. Lewis Adopts Political Purge in UMW, by Frank Harper

Oscar Coover (obituary)

Daily Worker Explains

They Need Your Help!

Fund Drive Box Score

ISL May Day Rally in N.Y. (photo)

Announcement

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science, by Carl Darton

Reading from Left to Right

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

World Politics, by Henry Judd

U.S. Diplomacy Loses a Round in Greece, by Chris Sikokis

UC Faculty Compromises on Oath Struggle; Wayne Hears Stalinist Prof. – Off Campus, by A. Garber

Why Nazis Recoup, from ADA World

Michigan Universities Maintain Ban on Student Council Meetings

Murder of Binaggio Points to Politics-Crime Linkup

Why Is UAW Losing to Stalinists in FE Plants? by Pete Jarms

Not in the Headlines

With the ISL

Books for Germany: Help to Build Socialism!


Vol. 14 No. 20, 15 May 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

UAW Gains Victory at Chrysler but Dangers Loom for the Future, by Walter Jason

U.S. to Finance Wwar by France Against Viet-Namese People, by Jack Brad & H.D. Spector

Liberal Party Leader Calls for New Party, by Philip Coben

New CIO Union Challenges CP in Office Work Field, by Mary Johnson

Michigan Labor Notes

Democrats Choose a Party Hack to Contest Taft’s Senate Seat, by Joe Hauser

Baldau Chosen to Head Cleveland FEPC with Support of Labor Men

May Day Perverted into M-Day by Both War Camps, by Mary Bell

Howe in Three Meetings and 2 Debates at U. of C., Madison

Profiteers’ Angle

And It’s Your Baby!

Fund Drive Hits 98%; SYL, N.Y. Star, by Yetta Barsh

In a Nutshell

Editorials

You and Science, by Carl Darton

Reading from Left to Right

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

Not in the Headlines

Labor ’Scope

ISL Program – In Brief

Triple Jeopardy? Vicious Prosecution of C.O. by Attorney General

Pro and Con: A Discussion Page

Launching a Discussion Page

On Political Action

Discussion Article

Independent Labor Party (cartoon)

R.R. Firemen on Strike for Jobs and Safety, by Gordon Haskell


Vol. 14 No. 21, 22 May 1950
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Railroad Union Leaders Surrender Strike Aim, by Gordon Haskell

Big 3 Decree Permanent Occupation of Germany as Garrison in Cold War, by Hal Draper

On Ike’s Letters

AFL Leader Threatens New Party If Fair Dealers Don’t Deliver

Taftism

Congressmen Worried About “Oligopolies” – Can’t Turn Back the Clock to Small Business, by Susan Green

Michigan Labor Notes

  • Jim-Crowers Openly Advertise Restrictive-Covenant Homes, by Jimmie Little
  • ‘Liberal’ Prof says State Can Ban Freedom If It Is Danger to Own Power, by James Lowery

    Press Action, by L.G. Smith

    Corporation Heads Figure Ways to Raise Own Pay and Beat Tax

    Editorials

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    Not in the Headlines

    World Politics

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Books Received

    The Background of Allied Policy in Germany – Cold War Crime: Dismantling

    French Forced to Propose Steel-Coal Pool with Germany to Bolster War Preparations, by Sam Feliks

    Marshall Plan Evolves at Big 3 Meeting – Is It for Guns or Butter? by Henry Judd

    Help!

    Political-Action Discussion


    Vol. 14 No. 22, 29 May 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    More Jobless, Higher Profits for 1950 Due

    ‘We May Have to Occupy More Countries, Says V.P.! by Hal Draper

    Labor Party Leader’s Parley Maps Timid Policy for Britain, by Larry O’Connor

    Truman Boasts Fair Deal ‘Saved’ U.S. from Socialism, by Mary Bell

    Charges Against Gosser Create Scandal in UAW, by Walter Jason

    Michigan Labor Notes

    Free Enterprise

    Fight Still On in Pittsburgh over Westinghouse Plant: CIO vs. the CP, by Jefferson Joyce

    Donnell Bill Threatens Rail Workers’ Rights; Bosses Press Brutal Anti-Strike Measure, by Larry O’Connor

    Socialist Youth Get Good Vote in Student Election at Berkeley

    Press Action, by L.G. Smith

    Pro-Capitalist Act of God

    Editorials

    You and Science

    Reading from Right to Left

    Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

    World Politics

    ISL Program – In Brief

    German Dismantling: Some Cases

    Pro and Con: A Discussion Page

    On Political Action Policy

    U. of Wisconsin Cracks Down on Anti-ROTC Demonstration, by Jim Black


    Vol. 14 No. 23, 5 June 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Czech CP Told to Toe the Line – Or Else ..., by Gordon Haskell

    UAW’s Contract Victory at GM Marks a Turning Point, by Walter Jason

    Times’ Chief Says U.S. Hated by Europe, Asia

    Labor Zionists Here for New Labor Party

    Smith and McCarthy

    Anti-Semitism

    See Truman Manipulating Cold War to Avert Crash

    Michigan Labor Notes

    Ohio Labor Notes

    Trends

    Featherbeds

    Work Stoppage at Westinghouse Aims to Defend Steward System, by Joe Williams

    India’s CP Is in the Rough

    Anti-ROTC Students Punished by U. of Wisconsin Administration, by Dave Wood

    New NI Features Text of Debate

    50-Cent Coffee

    Announcing This Year’s ISL-SYL Summer Camp

    Sweating Licenses

    Press Action, by L.G. Smith

    Editorials

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    ‘4th International’ Goes Whole Hog

    World Politics

    Not in the Headlines

    ISL Program – In Brief

    Labor and the Fair Deal, by Ben Hall

    Cold War Crime: German Dismantling III

    The Union Got This from GM

    Chi Daily News Writer Blasts U.S. for Bucking Asian Revolt


    Vol. 14 No. 24, 12 June 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Summer Camp-School coming!

    Supreme Court Hits Legal Jim Crow in 3 Decisions; Dodges Segregation Angle, by Jesse Kaaren & Larry O’Connor

    MacArthur Teaches Iron-Fist ‘Democracy’

    Remington Case Shows New Turn of Screw in Truman Purge

    Court, Corporation Work Together to Soak Union

    Ohio Labor Notes

    Recognize It?

    Labor ’Scope

    1,500 Marchers in Philly Protest Military Jim Crow, by Frank Harper

    Brooklyn College Scandal: ‘Liberal’ Prexy Swings Ax on Academic Freedom for Press, by Eugene Martel

    Schuman Plan Asks Autocratic ‘High Command’ for Economy, by Sam Feliks

    Books for Germany: Help Build Socialism!

    Editorials

    CP Registers Losses, by Daniel Welsh

    Reading from Left to Right

    German Dismantling: the Network of Inter-Imperialist Rivalry

    World Politics

    ISL Program – in Brief

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    It Was a Victory, But —, by Max Shachtman

    Taking to the Floor on the GM Contract: Discussion

    SYL Forum Hears Prof. Gerth on Karl Marx and Max Weber

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    Pro and Con: Discussion


    Vol. 14 No. 25, 19 June 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    MacArthur Acts to Force Japan CP Underground

    Labor Politics in Mid-Year: A Roundup

    BLP Blast at Europe Unity Plan Is NOT Socialist, by Sam Feliks

    Midway into 1950: Labors Score in Politics

    Norman Thomas Girding to Reverse Convention Line on Elections, by Walter Jason

    Michigan: Suit Charges Detroit Bias in Housing, by Jimmie Little

    IUE-CIO Wins Runoff Election at Pittsburgh Westinghouse

    Profit Crops Up

    The Supreme Court and Jim Crow, by Gordon Haskell

    Editorials

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    World Politics

    Not in the Headlines

    U.S. and Forced Labor, from The Workers Defense Bulletin

    ISL Program – In Brief

    Semanticists and Russia, by David Welsh

    N.Y. Teachers Fight for Pay Raises Against O’Dwyer – Get the Business and a Red Scare


    Vol. 14 No. 26, 26 June 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    The British Labor Party and European Unity

    Israel Makes Arabs ‘Second-Class Citizens’, by Al Findley

    World-Telly Strike Shuts Down N.Y. Daily Paper

    Ohio Labor Notes

    CP Fronts: Stalinist Party Losing Out in Non-Party Sympathizers, by Daniel Welsh

    Farm Bureau Wags the Government

    Midway into 1950 – Labor Politics in Reading

    GM Contract and Unemployment, by Philip Coben

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    World Politics

    Not in the Headlines

    They Need Your Help!

    Positive Approach to Western European Unity Is Needed as Against BLP’s Nationalism

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    Defense of Purge Misfires in Radio Program on ‘Loyalty’, by William Barton


    Vol. 14 No. 2 10,7, 3 July 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    The Only War Aim on Both Sides in Korea: Wich Imperialist Power Will Control Asia? by Gordon Haskell

    Switchmen Strike Another Blow at Railway Labor Act, by Larry O’Connor

    Michigan Labor Notes

    U. of California Fires 157 Refusing to Sign ‘Anti-Communist Oath’

    Electrical Struggle Shows IUE-CIO Far in Lead over CP

    U.S. Preparing to Rescue Franco If He Relaxes Economic Controls, Wilebaldo Solano

    Not in the Headlines

    Ukrainian Organ Says Partisan Fight Must Be for Socialism

    Stalinists Fail to Woo Berliners in Face of East German Reality, by Richard

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Tapping the Wall St. Wire

    Reading from Left to Right

    South Africa Reaction and Racism Reaches Unprecedented New High, by Henry Judd

    World Politics

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    Stalin as Philologist, by Hal Draper

    American ‘Bad Neighbor’ Policy Provokes Reactionary Wave in Latin American States, by Juan Rey

    They Can’t Tell a Stoolpigeon from a Hack, by Daniel Welsh

    Reader Takes the Floor

    The Wooden Medal

    Books Received

    This Is Where We Came In – Ten Years Ago


    Vol. 14 No. 28, 10 July 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Whose War Is It? by Political Committee, International Socialist League

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Taping the Wall St. Wire

    Reading from Left to Right

    You and Science

    Not in the Headlines

    World Politics

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    Summer Camp-School Coming

    What’s the BLP’s Dilemma? by Sam Feliks

    CP-Wallaceite Marriage Headed for Rocks, by Daniel Welsh

    Fire Damages ISL Offices: We Need Your Help

    L.L. Whyte’s New Development in Man, reviewed by Frank Harper

    Philly UE Strikes Westinghouse to Protect Grievance Machinery, by Frank Harper

    Ohio Labor Notes


    Vol. 14 No. 29, 17 July 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Railroad Union Asks Strikebreaker Truman: Can ‘Free Men’ Still Strike in This Country? by Gordon Haskell

    Draft On, No-Strike Pledge Planned for the Korean ‘Slaughterhouse’ War

    Doubletalk

    U.S. Offers the Savior, Stalinists Promise Land, by James M. Fenwick

    New Crime Invented

    UAW Signs Bad Five-Year Allis-Chalmers Contract, by Al Johnson

    Stalinist FE Claims a Fake Victory, by Pete Jarms

    Jolt

    New NMU Contract Full of Holes

    The Korean Test of Politics: America Faces Illusory Victory Due to Political Defeat, by Walter Jason

    Everything Clear Now?

    Lords of teh Press

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Pro and Con: Discussion

    Reading from Left to Right

    Spectacle: Will the SWP Welch on the Defense of Russia? by Hal Draper

    The Atrocity Reports Are Coming In Now

    World Politics

    With the ISL

    They Need Your Help/p>

    Stalin’s Next Move in Korea? by Jack Brad

    Should We Criticize the BLP’s Nationalism? by L. Jacoby

    Why Is the NAACP Losing Membership? by Kate Leonard

    Guild Project

    Canada Roo

    Risky Question


    Vol. 14 No. 30, 24 July 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Will Truman Use the Bomb

    First War Sacrifices Hit Housing, Democratic Rightsat Home to Gear for War, by Mary Bell

    UAW Leaders Fall in Line, by Walter Jason

    “Spit in Their Eye First and Then Talk to Them”! by Walter Jason

    Labor ’Scope

    Come to the Wisconsin Summer Camp-School, by the Camp Committee

    SP Shelves Socialism in Pro-War Resolution, by Philip Coben

    Out of the Mothballs: Racism Emerges Too, by Henry Judd

    “Power-Drunk”? U.S. Has a Headache in Asia, by James M. Fenwick

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Science and You

    Reading from Left to Right

    U.S. Forces Latin American Peopleto Sholulder Burden of Crisis, by Juan Rey

    World Politics

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    On Stalin’s Left Flank, by Hal Draper

    The Pacifist Tactic – An exchange

    Will NAACP Involve Members in Its Fight? by Kate Leonard


    Vol. 14 No. 31, 31 July 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Path of Empire

    Truman Moves Toward Full Wartime Footing to ‘Police the World’ by U.S. Armies, by Mary Bell

    The CP ‘Peace’ Appeal Aids the Kremlin’s War

    UE Strike Ends at Westinghouse, by Frank Harper

    Last Year’s ‘Coffee Shortage’ Was Rigged, Probers Declare

    How They Transform Workers into Bureaucrats in Stalinland, by Barois

    Korean War Divides Ranks of Wallaceites; CP Calls Wallace a ‘Shabby Jingo’, ‘Traitor’, by Stewart Pitt

    Pecunia Non Olet

    Getting Results

    The Home Front at War

    The ISL Program in Brief

    ‘Class Angle’: On The White Tower and Mountain Climbing, by Philip Coben

    Reading from Left to Right

    Nehru’s India Censors Private Mail in Violation of Democratic Rights

    World Politics

    Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

    The Politics of Korean Stalinism, by Jack Brad

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Not in the Headlines

    Books Received

    Let ’Em Read Comics

    Banjo on His Knee


    Vol. 14 No. 32, 7 August1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    UAW Local Rebels Against 1950 ‘Package’, by Walter Jason

    Truman Holds Back Price Control as War-Profiteering Soaks Labor, by Gordon Haskell

    Baruch Economic Plan Heralds ‘Guns-not-Butter’ System in West

    Judges in Uniform

    West Coast Longshoremen Hit by T-H on Hiring Hall, by Bob Orozco

    UN United Again – They Don’t Like It, by L.G. Smith

    Labor ’Scope

    Anti-Morbidity

    Belgian Workers Kick Out the King, by Larry O’Connor

    Brazil: Dictator Vargas, Tries a Comeback, by V.F.M.

    The Home Front at War

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    East German Stalinism: Tightening Up in Face of Hatred, by Eugene Keller

    The New Line of the American Zionists, by William Zukerman

    SWP Leader for Stalinists in Korean War

    Levittown: How to Make a Pile on U.S. Money and Scab Labor, by Edward Corwin

    Re-Release


    Vol. 14 No. 33, 14 August 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    How U.S. Policy Helps Kremlin Propaganda: In UN, on Franco, on Democratic Liberties

    UAW Heads Hit Vigilante Attacks on Alleged CPers

    Michigan Labor Notes

    Congress Bloc Trying to Stop Hawaii Bill with ‘Anti-Red’ Bill, by Larry O’Connor

    Two Jingoes in UAW Plant Appeal to N.J. Witchhunt Law Against Union Members

    ‘Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Protest Persecution

    N.Y. Cops Bust Up CP Rally in Union Square, by L.G. Smith

    Bridges’ Bail Revoked on U.S. Request, by Gordon Haskell

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Tapping the Wall St. Wire

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    East German Stalinism: The Ruling State Party of the Russian Zone, by Eugene Keller

    Back in the Jungle

    Truth

    Readers Take the Floor ...


    Vol. 14 No. 34, 21 August 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Three Fellow Travelers Jump Off the CP Line

    U.S. Policy Abroad Leans on Forces of Reaction, by Gordon Haskell

    The UAW and Democracy at Home

    UAW Ranks Push for Union Action, by Walter Jason

    Labor ’Scope

    Why Belgian Workers Rose Up Against the King, by R.G.

    World Politics

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    The Yugoslavs and the War in Korea, by Hal Draper

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Come to the Wisconsin Summer Camp-School

    3 Letters: Critics Take the Floor on Korea

    A Reply to Pro-War Critics


    Vol. 14 No. 35, 28 August 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Stop the Loan to Fascist Spain! (cartoon), by Carry

    Equal Sacrifice? Senate Bill Soaks Labor and People, by Albert Gates

    U.S. Labor Leaders Say ECA Plan Helps Rich, Not Europe’s Workers, by L.G. Smith

    Will Truman Break the Rail Strike? by Larry O’Connor

    Ohio Labor Skates Back Labor’s Public Enemy No. 1!

    Come toe the Wisconsin Summer School-Camp

    Protest Jim Crow Outrage in Philly, by Peter Loumos

    Patriots

    Books Received

    British Labor Party Turns to U.S. Capital to Underwrite Financing of Colonial Plans, by Gordon Haskell

    They Need Your Help

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    “Murder in Mexico”, by Mary Bell

    The ‘Real Choices’ in the War, by Ben Hall


    Vol. 14 No. 36, 4 September 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    AFL Teacher Hit Gag on Rival CP-Run Union, by Gordon Haskell

    Militant UAW Ranks Force Wage Hike at Chrysler, by Walter Jason

    Freedom in Danger!

    Truman Lets Franco Loan Pass, Stays Mum, by Philip Coben

    FE Claims Ripped by UAW Strike, by Pete Jarms

    MacArthur, Matthews Speak Out What Capital Circles Whisper

    Tenants Fight Calif. Negro Eviction, by Arlene Williams & Louis Thompson

    Union Heads Want U.S. Rail Seizure. They Got It. What Now? by Larry O’Connor

    S.E.D. Convention Bares Economic Crisis in East Zone; Worker Resistance to Stalinism, by Henry Chase

    Totalitarianism – Two Brands, by Henry Judd

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    To the Hills

    Symbol

    “History Gives Us No 3rd Choice”, by Susan Green

    Socialist Policy in the War, by Max Shachtman


    Vol. 14 No. 37, 11 Septembe 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Knotty Problems Remain as Labor Marks Gains, by Ben Hall

    Preventive War Boosters Peril American People, by Ben Hall

    $25,000 Is Enough!

    Latin American Union Federation Sponsored by AFL Fails to Gain Support of Workers, by Juan Robles

    Chicago Bd. Of Education Bans Book in Schools Which Would Assail Children with Insidious Truth, by Gordon Haskell

    Plague of Ordinances Settles on California

    Labor Shows Potential Power in NY Nomination Scramble, by William Barton

    Not Bad, Not Bad at All

    Economic Instability Haunts Philippines, by R. Burgess

    Land Reform is Central Issue

    Ohio Labor Notes

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Marshall Plan Makes Turn, by Sam Feliks

    Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...
    Brief Comments on the Labor Action Discussion on Socialist Policy and Korea

    Ceylon Trotskyist States Views on Korea, by V. Karalasingham

    And Now the Blues ..., by Larry O’Connor

    Cry the Beloved Country, Indeed!


    Vol. 14 No. 38, 18 September 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Fair Deal Senators Join Reactionaries to Pass “Concentration Camp” McCarran Bill, by Sam Adams

    Congress Has No Time for Excess Profits Tax

    [Tightrope] (cartoon), by Carlo

    Weapons vs. “Hordes”

    Banks Flee from A-Bomb

    British Trade Union Congress Dumps Wage Freeze; Opens Road for Socialist Policy, by Gordon Haskell

    Not in the Headlines

    Of Potato Bugs and Rats, by Benno Sarel

    IUE Makes GM Gulp Dose of Its Own Castor Oil, by Larry O’Connor

    Ohio Labor Notes

    U.S. Policy in Latin America Helps Totalitarian Movements, by Juan Robles

    New Stalinist Magazine March of Labor Seeks to Form Ideological Rallying-Ground for CP Unions

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    “Mystical Moods Which Threaten the Conquests of Rationality”, by James M. Fenwick

    The Liberal Party Convention, by Tony Towers

    Comments on the Labor Action Discussion on Socialist Policy and Korea

    Readers Take the Floor ...

    With the ISL

    At Whom Was John L. Lewis Aiming When He Let Go at Old Bill Green?


    Vol. 14 No. 39, 25 September 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Liberals Yield to Political Panic as The Join Assault on Civil Liberties, by R. Fahan

    BLP Wins Steel Vote Under Left Wing Pressure, by Larry O’Connor

    “Military Drive for Power” —

    Can Marshall Save the “American Century”?

    Militant Strike by Cleveland IUE Gets 16-Cent Package from GE, as told to Joe Hauser

    ‘Equality of Sacrifice’: The Same Gold Brick, by Frank Marquart, from The Voice of UAW Local 212

    FBI Asks Bigger Appropriation – For What?

    On the Spot

    IUE-CIO Wins Wage Increase at Exide by 14-Week Strike, by Frank Harper

    Prices on Raw Materials Zoom Higher as Speculators Rush to Cash In on War

    Michigan CIO Blasts McCarthy-Type Smear by Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, by Walter Jason

    UAW Strike at Harvester Solid While FE Still Plays shady Role, by P. Jarms

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    They Need Your Help!

    Political Morality – SP Style, by Gordon Haskell

    Labor Leaders, Liberals and Witches, by Ben Hall

    Rogge Attempt to Change Line of PP on Korea Lays an Egg

    UMW Paper Asks About Korea – Information, Please!

    Ohio Labor Notes

    Wolfgang and the Two Germanies, by Benno Sarel


    Vol. 14 No. 40, 2 October 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    ‘Police State’ Bill Passed over Truman Veto as President’s Message Concedes Principle, by Gordon Haskell

    Labor ’Scope

    Ohio Labor Notes

    U.S. Military Intelligence Bars Jewish DPs on “Red” Charges, from Jewish Newsletter

    NMU Group Warns of ‘Screening’ by Coast Guard and Curran

    Tito Regime Announces New Line on Korea as Belgrade Jumps Off Fence on UN Side, by Hal Draper

    Rearmament Plan Gives Germans Only Right to Fight for Capitalism, Not Their Freedom, by Mary Bell

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Propaganda on TV: Atomic Spy “Drama” on the Moron Level, by Norman Johnstone

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Why Land Reform Failed in South Korea, by Abel Baker

    Not in the Headlines

    Draper, Shachtman Discuss Tito Regime; Rogge Debate Off

    The ‘New Type of Life’ in the Stalinist State, by Benno Sabel

    Calif. Professor Denounces Loyalty Oath in Classroom

    Wallace Praises Bill with Faint Damns, by L.G. Smith

    ISL Urged Support of Veto, signed by Max Shachtman & Albert Gates


    Vol. 14 No. 41, 9 October 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Liberal Party Backs Dem Slate but Ranks Uneasy over Deals, by Peter Whitney

    U.S. Plan for Korea Won’t Raise Its Stock in Asia, by Max Shachtman

    In the Mirror of Stalin’s Parliament ..., by Vs. Felix

    Will UAW Stand Up Against Trend in Labor to Import ‘Communist Purge’ into Unions? by Ben Hall

    “There’s No Balm in the Liberal Gilead”, by Mary Bell

    Political Changes Loom in Israel, by Al Findley

    Ohio Labor Notes

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    They Need Your Help!

    Morocco and the Atlantic Pact, statement of Istaqlal Party, signed by Mohammed Lyazidi

    Stalinist Counter-Revolution (cartoon), by Carlo

    Readers Take the Floor ...


    Vol. 14 No. 42, 16 October 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Liberal Party and Tammany Hall: ‘The Tiger Still Roams the Streets’, by Peter Whitney

    Union Democracy Under Attack in UAW-Ford Trial, by Walter Jason

    Inside Stalinist Germany – Prussian-Style ‘Socialism’, by Benno Sabel

    British Labor Party Ranks Show Growing Unrest at ‘Go Slow’ Policy of Leadership, by Gordon Haskell

    Labor Government Jails Gas Strikers

    Can Students Think for Themselves? by Max Shachtman

    Book Review

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    Books for Germany: Help Build Socialism!

    Not in the Headlines

    Have They Lost Their Nerve? by Gordon Haskell

    Pro and Con: Discussion on the War

    Labor Disperses Its Strength Three Ways in N.Y. Elections, by William Barton


    Vol. 14 No. 43, 23 October, 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Business is Picking up ... (cartoon), by Carlo

    Labor in Middle as Muck Thickens in N.Y. Election

    Control over Prices, Not Wage Control, Needed Now, by Mary Bell

    Los Angeles Judge Rules That City ‘Anti-Red’ Law Is Illegal

    Polish Workers Resist with Slowdown as Russia Strips the Land of Its Wealth, by A. Rudzienski

    France: The Political Climate, by Henry Judd

    Issue Is Liberty, Not Efficiency, by Gordon Haskell

    Labor ’Scope

    Calif. Gets Another Loyalty Oath; Oath-Happy Profs Now Have 3, by Malcolm Kirk

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    The Cabinet Crisis in Israel, by Al Findley

    Business Is Picking Up

    Books and Ideas

    Not in the Headlines

    With the ISL

    Los Angeles Yipsels Back Third Camp Policy on Korean War in Student Mag


    Vol. 14 No. 44, 30 October 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    After Hanley It’s Tammany’s Turn in Muck, by Tony Towers

    Civil War by Terror and Atrocity Rages in Korea, by Abel Baker

    Gideonse Swings Ax on Academic Freedom, by Eugene Martel

    Kremlin’s Demagogic Proposal on Germany Puts West on the Spot with Unity Appeal, by Gordon Haskell

    Labor and Stalinism in Italy, by Henry Judd

    Screen Directors Guild Kills Oath, by Carl Davis

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    On reducing Sociology to Biology, by Philip Coben

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    Philanthropy and the Belt Line, by Larry O’Connor

    Books and Ideas

    Not in the Headlines

    Lobbying by Big Business Is ‘Billion-Dollar Industry’, by Mary Bell

    Univ. of Calif. Socialists Run a Candidate


    Vol. 14 No. 45, 6 November 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    General Charas Tuprinka: Commander of Ukraine Underground Killed in Battle with Stalin’s Troops, by Vs. Felix

    Contrast With Korea: UN Mum on Tibet Invasion, by Abel Baker

    CP’ers Expulsion Confronts UAW with Witchhunt Issue, by Walter Jason

    Ohio and Philly: Labor Tails the Democrats

    Ohio Labor Notes

    Washington U. Chancellor Moved Down the U.C. Road with Proposed Purge, by James Jairus

    AMA President Boasts of Tie-up with Big Business

    Stellato Purge Boomerangs in Local 600, by Walter Jason

    It’s Not the Wages

    At a CP Meeting in Paris, by Henry Judd

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    The End of an Experience, by Max Shachtman

    The Case of Comrade Tulayev, by Mary Bell (book review)

    Why Hiawatha Was a Red, condensed from Industrial Worker

    Not in the Headlines


    Vol. 14 No. 46, 13 November 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    U.S. Open UN Door to Fascist Dictator Franco, by Mary Bell

    Labor’s Bloc with Dems Gets It Nowhere as GOP Makes Hay on ‘Red’ Issue, by Carl Davis

    Puerto Rican People Are the Victims! by Hal Draper

    UAW Signs Up Harvester; Big Gains in New Contract

    Guild Strikers Publish Own Paper in Pittsburgh, by Gerry McDermott

    Break Widens in Stalinist-Run UAW Local, by Joe Hauser

    Sentner Case: FBI Made Arrests, but They Won’t Even Tell Why, by James Jairus

    Where’s Schuman’s Plan Today? German Question Muddies the Deal, by Sam Feliks

    ACEWR Ends Relief Work, Group Dissolves

    Ben Gurion Cabinet Back, Municipal Vote Will Decide, by Al Findley

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Youth and Student Corner

    Thomas Puts N.Y. Candidates on the Spot on Tresca Case

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Shadowy Independence of Philippines Wears Thin, Bell Report and Proposals Indicate, by Richard Burgess

    Books and Ideas

    Why Were the Liberals Silent in the Campaign? by Gordon Haskell

    Impellitteri’s ‘Hoodlum’ Roundup a Disgrace, by L.G. Smith


    Vol. 14 No. 47, 20 November 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    What Happened to Labor in the Elections? Why Did It Have No Program of Its Own? by Albert Gates

    Franco Chortles: UN-U.S. Vote Props Up His Regime

    Britain Give Stalinist ‘Peace’ Fake a Lift

    California – Fair Dealers’ “Me-Tooism” Flopped, by S. Beilas

    Great Train Robbery

    Illinois – Case in Point: a Lucas and a Cop, by R.F. Sargent

    New York – No Mess of Pottage for the Liberal Party, by Peter Whitney

    Ohio – Taft Beat Nobody, Named Ferguson, by Joe Hauser

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    Vargas’ Victory Is Loaded with Dynamite! by V.F. Madeira

    Socialism and Stalinism in Brazil, by V.F. Madeira

    Wallace: New Role as Judas Goat, by L.G. Smith

    Symbol

    Foreign Policy and the Elections: GOP May Nail U.S. Coffin in Orient, by Abel Baker

    Stakhanovism, from East Europe

    Business at Work


    Vol. 14 No. 48, 27 November 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Reuther ‘Explains’ the Election, by Walter Jason

    Truman Opens Up the Treasury to Finance Franco

    “Did You Ever See a City Die?” by Abel Baker

    Phone Strikers Win a Foothold

    Labor ’Scope

    New York – Muted Scandal Grows in Dept. of Welfare Under Hilliard, by Fred Bishop

    Philippines – Is Titoism at Work Among the Hukbalahaps? by Richard Burgess

    East Europe – Polish Curency Reform Soaks Workers Again, by A. Rudzienski

    Germany – Socialists Gain on Arms Issue, by Gordon Haskell

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Tapping the Wall St. Wire

    World Politics

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    The Gray Report: Manifesto of American Imperialism, by Sam Feliks

    New Elements in Stalinist Theory, by Vs. Felix, from Vpered

    Briggs-UAW Militants Work Out on Election Alibis by Roy Reuther


    Vol. 14 No. 49, 4 December 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Spread of War to China Looms: What Led Up to the War Crisis?

    Mum’s the Word at CIO Convention, by Ben Hall

    How CIO Delegates Discussed 1950 Vote, by R.F. Sargent

    Electrical Workers – One Year of Split Unionism in Philly, by Frank Harper

    From Boycott to Bundling: The Crooked Line of Washington’s Reversal on Fascist Franco, by Mary Bell

    Israel – Elections Show Protest Vote Against Government Parties, by Al Findley

    The ISL Program in Brief

    Labor ’Scope

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    Anti-CP Group Wins 1st Round in Fight for Philadelphia NAACP, by Frank Harper

    Gerald Smith Hails McCarren, by Jessie Kaaren

    Pacifist Organ Banned by P.O.

    They Need Your Help!

    The Gray Report and Europe’s Will to Fight, by Sam Feliks

    Sidney Hook’s Double Standard, by Gordon Haskell


    Vol. 14 No. 50, 11 December 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Peoples of the World Must Raise Demand Now: Withdraw All Troops! Stop the Korean War! by Albert Gates

    UAW Promises Vote by Ranks on Any No-Strike Pledge, by Walter Jason

    Generalities Galore at CIO Confab, by R.F. Sargent

    S.F. Bay Area – Shachtman Debates Landauer on Role of United Nations at U. of California

    New York – Bosses Fight for Tammany Rule, by Tony Towers

    Chicago – SYL Hears Drake on African Movement, by Bill Meitzner

    The New Crisis in U.S. Foreign Policy, by James M. Fenwick

    West Coast Branches of ISL Hold Lively Regional Conference, by Scott Byer

    Latin America – U.S. Tightens Squeeze on Bolivia, by Juan Rey

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    Reading from Left to Right

    The Pro-Titoism of the Socialist Left, by Hal Draper

    World Politics

    The Russian State Budget, by Vs. Felix

    Deadhead Law

    Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

    Books and Ideas


    Vol. 14 No. 51, 18 December 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    U.S. Disaster in Korea: Only Stalinism Gains by Washington’s Intervention Line, by Max Shachtman

    They Didn’t Go for Unanimity at IUE Parley, by John Williams

    Why Truman and Attlee Disagreed, by Mary Bell

    CIO Argues Utility Policy,; Murray Defines ‘Discipline’, by R.F. Sargent

    What’s in a Loaf of Bread? A Guinea-Pig Shouldn’t Eat It

    Court Slaps Witchhunters, by Stan Grey

    A Token of the ‘Third Camp’: Revulsion of Peoples Curbed War Drive, by Ben Hall

    France – The Paralysis of Will Among Europe’s Rulers, by Henry Judd

    The ISL Program in Brief

    On the Home Front

    Reading from Left to Right

    Books and Ideas

    World Politics

    The West Coast Conference of Socialist Youth Against the War

    Have-Nots Give

    Fat-Boy Fraternity

    One Who Knows, by George E. Allen, from New York Times Magazine

    They Need Your Help!


    Vol. 14 No. 52, 25 December 1950
    Labor Action
    Independent Socialist Weekly
    Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

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

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    L.G. Smith

    Truman Orders Peril Auto Workers’ Gains, by Walter Jason

    Make Rich Pay for U.S. War Mobilization, by Mary Bell

    ‘Democracy’ by Massacre: S. Koreans Mass Killings Appal Western Troops, by Larry O’Connor

    Behind the Baldanzi-Rieve Fight in the CIO Textile Workers Union, by Saul Berg

    Labor ’Scope

    The ISL Program in Brief

    You and Science

    World Politics

    The Politics of the Polish ‘Diaspora’, by A. Rudzienski

    NYU Ban of Fast Attacks Academic Freedom

    They Need Your Help!

    Books and Ideas

    Karl Kuehn (obituary)

    Books Received

    With the ISL

    Index to Labor Action for 1950

     


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