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Vol. 16 No. 1, 7 January 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

Looking Back over 1951’s Headlines, by Gordon Haskell

Government Heads Stall on Florida Anti-Negro Terror, by Mel Hacker

Anti-War Left Wing Wins in YPSL, by Henry Gale

Corruption in the ‘Rich Man’s Welfare State’, by Mary Bell

Murray’s Backdown on the Strike: Labor Statesmanship? by Ben Hall

London Letter

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

The Economists Squint at 1953–54, by Larry O’Connor

Democracy

The Ukrainian Resistance and the Third Camp Against War, by A. Babenko

Readers Take the Floor ...

The Pessimism of Professor Toynbee, by Hal Draper

Eubanks Reports Progress on Daily Labor Paper


Vol. 16 No. 2, 14 January 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

Lynn to Tour Country on Reynolds Case

Truman Message: War and Taxes – ‘Fair Deal’ on Shelf for Duration, by Philip Coben

Eisenhower’s Brass Hat in the Ring, by Mary Bell

The UAW Unemployment Crisis: Will It Shake Reuther’s Control? by Walter Jason

Ho Chi Minh’s Terror Regime

‘Me First – To Hell with the Other Guy!’ – Reuther Tags Along with GM’s ‘Solution’, by Walter Jason

Churchill’s Visit: Symbol of Britain’s Decline, by Gordon Haskell

London Letter

The Fight for Democracy at Home

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

The Slansky Case: Stalinist Anti-Semitism in Czechoslovakia, by Al Findley

Jim Crow Repeats – Truman Doesn’t!

Beware of Adenauer’s Price for Rearmament! by A. Rudzienski

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Editorial Note


Vol. 16 No. 3, 21 January 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

U.S. Plans to Pressure Spanish Underground and European Anti-Fascists for Franco Deal, by Gordon Haskell

Ho Chi Minh’s Terror in Indo-China, by M. Van

Bolivian Mine Interests Win Round in Tin War Against U.S. Squeeze, by Juan Rey

‘Brotherly Love’ Is Being Sold Short in Philadelphia, by Frank Harper

More on How ‘The Army Builds Men’, excerpts from American Journal of Sociology

Books for Germany: Help Build Socialism!

German Reparation and “Blood-Responsibility”: Israeli and Jewish Circles Adopt a Theory, by Hal Draper

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

London Letter

Joe Louis Picks a Fight, by Philip Coben

Books Received

Eisnehower: A Portrait in Brass, by James M. Fenwick

Readers Take the Floor ...

A Note on the Zagreb Conference, by Ed.


21 January
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

SECTION EDITOR:
Sam Feliks

To Russia: With Both Eyes Shut, by Socialist Youth League, University of Chicago, from Maroon


Vol. 16 No. 4, 28 January 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

‘Welfare State’ (diagrams)

80–85 Percent of Truman Budget Goes for the War, by Gordon Haskell

It’s Reuther vs. Reuther – But Companies Applaud His ‘New Technique’, by Walter Jason

Calif. Americaneers Join to Outlaw Race Democracy, by B. Arnold

Labor ’Scope

Cleveland IUE Strike in 20th Week

Wives, Incorporated, by Mary Bell

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

More on How ‘The Army Builds Men’, excerpts from American Journal of Sociology

Eisenhower and Columbia, by James M. Fenwick

London Letter

‘Worst Governed City in the World,’ Washington, D.C. Has New Scandal

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Dock Investigators Lay an Egg, by Larry O’Connor


Vol. 16 No. 5, 4 February 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

The Circus Comes to Detroit – Un-Americans to ‘Probe’ UAW, by Walter Jason

Uprising in Tunisia: The Fight Has Just Begun, by Hal Draper

Taft, Hoover Sound Off for Republican Old Guard, by Mary Bell

Grimmest Joke of the Year

ISL Fund Drive to Start Feb. 15 for $12,500, by Albert Gates

WDL Hits Scab Prison Labor

Bells Struck

Reactionary Utopia

How the AMA Doctors the Vote

Brave Aneurin

Polish workers Protest Famine Policy of Regime, by A. Rudzienski

Government Corruption and Big Business

The Fight for Democracy on the Home Front

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

U.S. Weighs Churchill Bid to Invade Egypt, by Larry O’Connor

Bare Knuckles

London Letter

The Story Behind Tunisia’s Fight for National Freedom, by Hal Draper

Mid-East and Asian Socialists Join Forces

Panhandling

Dog Bites Consumer


Vol. 16 No. 6, 11 February 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER:
Sam Feliks

Carry Out UAW Program in Fighting Spirit of ’37, by Ben Hall

Bevan Gains as Tories Squirm on Promises, by Gordon Haskell

How the Old-Party Machines Breed Corruption Scandals, by Bernard Cramer

UNESCO Conference Hits ‘Apathy and Fear’ in U.S., by Charles Stewart

Long Cleveland IUE-CIO Strike Ends with Gains for Workers

Polish Stalinist Masters Dump 2 Squeezed Lemons, by A. Rudzienski

It’s a Free Country, Isn’t It? U.S. Purge System Does Not Use Torture, by Mary Bell

The ISL Program in Brief

Tapping the Wall St. Wire

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Kremlin Nationalism & ‘Super-Kolkhozes’, from Vpered

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

They Knew How to Fight! Flint Rally Recalls UAW’s Great Struggles, by Walter Jason

Thomas and Left Prepare for Showdown in SP

London Letter

Making It Simple for the Kiddies, from N.Y. Times


Vol. 16 No. 7, 18 February 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Gordon Haskell
Ben Hall

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Strange Case of Francis Biddle

What’s Behind Murray’s Tactics in Steel Talks? by Gerald McDermott

Lineral Party Runs Independent Labor Candidate Against Both PartyMachines, by Gordon Haskell

It Looks Like He’s the Fall Guy, by Walter Jason

Operation Survival – No. 12, by Hal Draper

London Letter

Oiling Up Point 4 for India, by Sam Feliks

You and Science


No. 5, 18 February 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

SECTION EDITOR:
Sam Feliks

UMT: Toward a Garrison State, by Eugene Martel

U. of California – Administration Slips a Pre-Fab Straitjacket on Daily Cal, by John Parker

A Victory at Univ. of Chicago

Gideonse-Style Democracy at Brooklyn: Student Self-Government Is Whittled Down, by Charles Goldberg

Racist Hate-Mongers Emboldened at LACC – Move to Form ‘MacArthur Club’ on Campus, by Gerald Carr

The Attack on the Schools

‘Operation High School’

SYL Aims to Top the Fund Drive, by Don Harris

ISL Program – In Brief

New-Fashioned, from N.Y. Post

Horror Dept., from N.Y. Times


Vol. 16 No. 8, 25 February 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Flint Rally a Flop for Anti-Reutherites, by Walter Jason

Labor Left Without a Line in Presidential Jockeying, by Gordon Haskell

Murray Charges Steel Bosses Are Deliberately Provoking a Strike, by G. McDermott

Union Funds Finance a Scandal in UAW Region 4, by P. Jarms

Un-American Probers Try to Whip Up Detroit, by Walter Jason

ISL $12,500 Fund Drive Kicks Off, by Albert Gates

Voice of Doom

Victory on the Barrel

Red Agitator Bared

London Letter

An Israeli Liberal Voice on the Arab Refugees

Scripps-Howard and Tito, by Hal Draper

The ISL Program in Brief

Speedup: An Unresolved Problem for Labor, by Ben Hall

Youth and Student Corner

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Friendly Divorce

“Why Can’t All Socialists Unite?” by Hal Draper

The Face of Franco Spain: Born in Blood – Rotting in Corruption, by B.Sa.

The Struggle Goes On Inside NATO, by Sam Feliks

Congress’ Fight Against Inflation


Vol. 16 No. 9, 3 March 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Irvin Trial: Legal Lynching, by Mary Bell

Franco Regime Starts New Wave of Terror in Spain, by Hal Draper

Halley Slaps Liberal Party; Queens Election Shows Liberals Must Stress Own Organization, by Gordon Haskell

Detroit Witchhunt Will Mean Gain for Stalinists, by Walter Jason

Pittsb’g Dems Kick Their Labor Allies in the Teeth, by Gerald McDermott

Southwood Chinese Exclusion Vote: Brotherhood Week vs. Property Values, by Jack Walker

Israel: Mapam Splits over Pro-Stalinist Policies, by Al Findley

‘Filthy, Lying, Deceiving’ Says Murray of Steel Bosses’ Case, by Gerald McDermott

Persecution in Latin America

ISL Fund Drive: Slow Pickup – Fill Up Those Zero Columns, by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

Burma: More Discussion on Its Government and Politics, by David Alexander

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Six Counts Against Universal Military Training: It Can Be Stopped, from brochure by the National Council Against Conscription

How Not to ‘Foment Revolution’ in Russia, by N.N.

Austrian Business, by B.Sa.

The Pan-American Student Congress, by V.F. Madeira

On Eisenhower, from Midwest Labor World

Malice in Stalinland

Young Nazi Hoodlums in Philly, by Frank Harper

They Need Your Help!


Vol. 16 No. 10, 10 March 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Shadow of the Police State: Witchhunt System Grows on Three Fronts

IUE Problems Spotlighted by Attack on Pres. Carey, by Gerry McDermott

Labor ’Scope

ISL Fund Drive: It’s Over 20% but Big Cities Still Slow, by Albert Gates

Churchill Revelation on Attlee War Pledges Strengthen Bevan Forces in Labor Party, by Gordon Haskell

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

London Letter

Youth and Student Corner

The CP Trial in California, by Dave Bern

The Face of Franco Spain – II

On the Election Results in India

Negro Labor Committee Conference Set Up New National Union Body


Vol. 16 No. 11, 17 March 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Four Horsemen in Detroit: Witchhunt, Labor-Baiting, Jim Crow, Anti-Semitism, by Walter Jason

U.S. Arms Drive Sows Political Crises in France and Germany, by Gordon Haskell

Help Save the Victims of Franco

The Dope Peddler (cartoon), by Scaman, from Labor Reports

IUE Pres. Carey Is Out of Line in Asking Gov’t Aid Against UE, by Gerald McDermott

Reuther Fails to Draw in LA, by Gerald Carr

The Fight for Democracy on the Home Front

Israel’s New Economic Policy, by Eugene Vaughan

ISL Fund Drive: Warning! We’re Lagging Near Mid-Point, by Albert Gates

UMT Shelved: Victory for Anti-War Group

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Discussion Article: Socialist Policy in Latin America

World Politics

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

Bevanites Warn Against Royal Politicking

Books Received

Portugal: the Forgotten Fascism, by Richard Troy

The Face of Franco Spain – III

Pickpocket Reform

Horsemeat and Porkchops


Vol. 16 No. 12, 24 March 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Anti-Franco Committee Organized

UAW Exec. Takes Over Ford Local, by Walter Jason

U.S. Proconsul Intervenes in Greece to Lay Down on Gov’t System, by Mary Bell

John L. Puts Mine Safety First on 1952 Agenda, by Gerald McDermott

“Vol. 4” of Marx’s Capital Out in English at Last

Second Bay Area Case of Racism in Housing Has Different Ending, by Jack Walker

London Letter

FBI Exhibits a Choice Stoolpigeon in California Trial of Stalinists, by Dave Bern

ISL Dund Drive: The Finger’s on N.Y., Detroit, Chicago, et al., by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Youth and Student Corner

The Case of Friends of Fighters for Russian Freedom, by Hal Draper

A Marxist Scholar Looks at Prehistory, by Philip Coben

New Hampshire Merry-Go-Round, by Gordon Haskell

‘Labor’s Friends’ and Political Bums, from Midwest Labor World


Vol. 16 No. 13, 31 March 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

New York Rally and Picket Lines Condemn Franco’s Assassinations, by Mary Bell

Will UAW Give Political Leadership in 1952, by Ben Hall

Calif.: Cop Brutality and Jim Crow Bombings

Detroit: Attacks Continue on Civil Liberties, by Walter Jason

U.S. Is Twisting Arms All Over the World, by Gordon Haskell

ISL Fund Drive: Pace Needs Stepping-Up Near Midpoint, by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

Why Morrison Misfired in Pravda Debate

Youth and Student Corner

Reminder for UAW Educ. Conference

London Letter

Books and Ideas

The Case of the FFRF: An Exchange

Tsarist Bonds and the Paris Bourse, by Yevhen Vretsiona, from Suchasna Ukraina


Vol. 16 No. 14, 7 April 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Labor Drove Wilson Out but Steel Bosses Plot their Strategy to Force Truman’s Hand, by Ben Hall

Los Angeles: The Fight Mounts Against Thugs in Uniform, by Malcolm Kirk

Blackjack over Tunisia, by Hal Draper

Labor ’Scope

Readers Take the Floor

Moscow’s Change of Line on German Arms Is New Maneuver to Put West on the Spot, by Gordon Haskell

ISL Fund Drive: The Test Is Ahead in the Last Lap of Drive, by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

American Tragedy: “We Are No Longer Capable of Indignation ...”, by James Carey

Readers Take the Floor ...

Los Angeles Rallies to Defend Victims of Jim Crow Terror Bombs, by George Carver

More Stoolies in the Dock in Cal. CP Trial, by Dave Bern

London Letter


Vol. 16 No. 15, 14 April 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith


The New Stage of the Corruption Scandal – And a Muffed Opportunity for Labor, by Hal Draper

What Does Steel Seizure Give the Union, by Larry O’Connor

Strike Wave Builds Up, by Gordon Haskell

U.S. Cracks Whip on Italian Labor, by Mary Bell

An Appeal to Socialists – At the Danger Line, by L.G. Smith

London Letter

The ISL Program in Brief

Student and Youth Corner

Douglas: Point 4 Useless Without ‘Peasant Revolts’, by Philip Coben

Reading from Left to Right

World Politics

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

Books Received

‘Tomorrow – Your Daughter!’ by John M. Swomley, Jr., from Today Your Son – Tomorrow Your Daughter

Books and Ideas

Vol. 16 No. 16, 21 April 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Yes – Nationalize the Steel Industry, by Mary Bell

What’s UAW Political Line in ’52, by Ben Hall

Reuther Delays Ford Local Vote, by Walter Jason

Labor ’Scope

Unity and Action Can Stop Franco’s Crimes! from La Batalla

Tell-Tale

FBI Stoolpigeons Still Tangled Up, by Dave Bern

The Story of the L.A. Scandals, by Malcolm Kirk

They Like Batista, from N.Y. Times

ISL Fund Drive: Drive Steps Up, SYL Leading, but It Is Not Yet Enough, by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

Youth and Student Corner

Reading from Left to Right

U.S. Vote on Tunisia Condemned by AFL, CIO

London Letter

How NATO Squeezes Scandinavia, by Ole F. Olden

Arrest Pacifists at Easter Parade

The Basic Problem of the Polish Resistance, by A. Rudzienski

Steel Union to Maintain Pressure on Truman, by Gerald McDermott

A Letter to the Detroit News from UAW’s Education Director, from Brendan Sexton


Vol. 16 No. 17, 28 April 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

May Day 1952 – One Way Only

Michigan Hits a New Low in Police-State-Type Law, by Bernard Cramer

The Nationalist ‘Revolution’ in Bolivia, by a Special Correspondent

Columbia University’s Strikebreaking Policy Divides Campus on Rights of Labor, by Jacob Dietrich

An Editorial

Impellitteri Cancels Invite to Mayor of Madrid After N.Y. Labor Protest

Stoolpigeon Parade Gets a ‘Marxist Expert’, by Dave Bern

ISL Fund Drive: Fund Hits $8,000 with Only Two More Weeks to Go, by Albert Gates

The ISL Program in Brief

London Letter

World Politics

Youth and Student Corner

The Coldest War of 1952, by Philip Coben

A Study in a Type of Ambiguity: Fritz Sternberg and Stalinism, by Hal Draper

In Memory of Martin Abern, from Labor Action, 16 November 1942


Vol. 16 No. 18, 5 May 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

What Is the Fair Deal? by Hal Draper

What Did Labor Get? by Ben Hall

Can It Preserve the Peace? by Max Shachtman

From the New Deal to the War Deal, by Sam Feliks

ISL Program – in Brief

Does It Defend Democratic Rights? by Gordon Haskell

Can Labor Capture The Party Machine? by Walter Barron & Philip Coben


Vol. 16 No. 19, 12 May 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Michigan Police-State Law Held Up by Courts, by Sam Adams

Steel Union Stymied in Washington Run-Around, by Mary Bell

Struggle in the Textile Workers Union, by Larry O’Connor

Stalinists Embarrassed as ILS-SYL Picket G.L.K. Smith

Readers Take the Floor ...

Labor ’Scope

Prosecution Grinds Away at California Trial, by Dave Bern

ISL Fund Drive

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Brazil Stalinist Party Split over China-Type Plan for Revolution, by Madeira

World Politics

The Mission of the CIO in America, by James Carey

Strike Wave Mounts as Bosses Block Demands, by Jack Walker

US Invests Heavily, from Los Angeles Daily News

Is There Any Difference Between a Selection and an Endorsement?

UPWA District Convention for New Party – in 1954


Vol. 16 No. 20, 19 May 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Why Do We Oppose Japan’s Rearmament, by Mosaburu Suzuki

Crisis Ahead in Bolivian Revolution as Armed Workers Face Nationalist “Allies”, by Juan Rey

London Letter

South Africa: A Racial Dictatorship, by Mary Bell

You and Science

UAW Tail to Party Kite at Michigan Dem Convention

ISL Fund Drive

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Slate Wins Chrysler Local 7 Election in Face of Vicious Campaign


19 May 1952

Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

At Queens College

Stalinist Plans Thwarted at Madison Student Meet, by George Rawlings & Dora Miller

SYL Co-sponsors Summer School

“Released Time” Decision: A Step Backwards, by Ralph Stiles

Success of Fund Drive in ’52 Shows Right Way to Build SYL, by Don Harris


Vol. 16 No. 21, 26 May 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Franco Terror Pounces Again in Catalonia, by Executive Committee of the POUM

Racist Immigration Bill Unites Reaction in Congress, by Gordon Haskell

That Blessed Korean War!

The Weapons of Tyranny – Against Tyranny, by Mary Bell

California’s Booby Trap for Stoolpigeons, by Dave Bern

Around the World, Labor Rallies Denounce Franco

ISL Fund Drive

The ISL Program in Brief

Labor ’Scope

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

India’s Election: A Factual Summary, by Joseph Roan

Strong Language by ITU

Forum Is Out

Israel and Middle East Unity: A Left-Wing Israeli View on the Need for Federation, signed by Joseph Golomb et al., from Ha-Iton H-Demokrati

Not in the Headlines

The Monolithism of American Politics and the Third Camp in the U.S., by Hal Draper

Stalin Censors Himself, from Challenge

London Letter

Books Received


Vol. 16 No. 22, 2 June 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Gov’t ‘Seizure’ Clubs RR Labor into Settlement, by Gordon Haskell

German Treaty Ushers In New Cold-War Crisis, by L.G. Smith

Protests Helped – More Needed

New Smith Bill Threatens Labor with a Police Billy, by Mary Bell

London Letter

On the Labor Front in Los Angeles, by Les Wright

Zionism vs. the Jewish People, by Hal Draper

Syngman Rhee Loose Again

Labor on TV, from Jack Walker (letter)

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

Where’d He Think He Was, Anyway? from Los Angeles Mirror

The 4th International Closes the Circle, by Philip Coben

Books and Ideas

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

“Here, Slip This On””, by Carlo (cartoon)


Vol. 16 No. 23, 9 June 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Truman’s Role in Steel: Help or Hindrance, by Mary Bell

Washington Reaps Its Reward from Rhee, by Larry O’Connor

State Dep’t Wriggles on Passport Blockade, by Gordon Haskell

McGranery Fingers ADA

Planned Loophole

His Six Convicts

The Steel Seizure and Presidential Power; Supreme Court Rebuffs a ‘Kindly President’, by Bernard Cramer

London Letter

Government Gives Stoolies a Rest in Calif. CP Trial, by Dave Bern

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Michigan CIO Denounces State’s Truck Act as Threat to Liberty, from Michigan CIO News

In the Stalinist World

Reservations Still Open for N.E. Anti-War Camp & School

Bevan’s Book: A Review of Reviews, by Hal Draper

Books and Ideas


9 June 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

Federalism and the Third Camp, by Don Harris


Vol. 16 No. 24, 16 June 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Truman: The President Washes His Hands in Public, by Larry O’Connor

Tobin Runaround

Eisenhower: It Seems that Charm Is Not Enough, by Gordon Haskell

Flash! Candidate Grapples with Burning Issues of the Day (cartoon strip)

Los Angeles: CASH Defeats Public Housing, by George Carter

Mexican-Americans Form New Group

Anti-Franco Bulletin

Cleveland: Stalinists Lose at Fisher Body, by Joe Hauser

Readers Take the Floor ...

They’re for a Free Press Too

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Books and Ideas

The Anti-Anti-Witchhunters: A Study in ‘Totalitarian Liberalism’, by Hal Draper

Youth and Student Corner


Vol. 16 No. 25, 23 June 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Association in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

On the South African Landscape (photo)

‘Make Ourselves Feared,’ He Said: U.S. Policy Succeeds – With Allies, by Gordon Haskell

One-Third of Business Activity Is Propped Up by War Economy

Not in Stock

Buffalo’s Liberal Party Headed by Labor

Sequel to Borg-Warner: The High Strategy Flops

Labor ’Scope

Coastal Labor Flexes Its Muscles, By Les Wright

Three’s Not a Crowd

U.S. State Department Gives Paz an Out Against Nationalization in Bolivia, by Juan Rey

Berle Scores Truman but Looks for a Deal, by Peter Whitney

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

From the Stalinist Jungle

Books Received

Horatio Alger as Stalinist Hero: The ‘New Psychology’ in Russia, by Richard Troy

Tapping the Wall Street Wire

Not in the Headlines


Vol. 16 No. 26, 30 June 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Detroit Vigilantes May Be Cooled by Ruling, by Walter Jason

U.S. Threats to Extend War Arouse Allies’ Fears, by L.G. Smith

Koje: Victory for the Stalinist Camp, Symbol of the U.S. Military Mind, by J.M. Fenwick

Police Scandal Still Boiling in Los Angeles, by Malcolm Kirk

The Fight for Democracy on the Home Front

How Much Is Hidden in the Korean War? by Gordon Haskell

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Readers Take the Floor

World Politics

Amid Prayers and Policemen, by A Correspondent of La Batalla

The Composition of the Russian CP, by Vs. Felix, from Vpered

London Letter


Vol. 16 No. 27, 7 July 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

How Many More?

Congress on a Rampage: Hits Aliens and Consumers, by Mary Bell

British Left Wing attacks Yalu Bombings, by Gordon Haskell

Murray’s Dependence on Truman Hasn’t Paid Off in Steel Strike, by Gerry McDermott

UE Local Goes Over to CIO in Philadelphia, by Frank Harper

Judge Confers Free Martyrdom on CP’er with Stoolpigeon Demand

Dixie Drive Hinges on UAW Strike

NAACP Convention Warns Both Democrats and GOP Against Sellout on Civil Rights, by Kate Leonard

Knowlands Bipartisan Victory in Calif. Reinforces Case for Labor Independence, by Frank Morse

The ISL Program – In Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Readers Take the Floor ...

London Letter

Grace Carlson Breaks with SWP to return to Catholic Church

Prosperity Without War? by Hal Draper

The Dehumanization of the Capitalists, by Walter Barron

After the Defeat of the Hungarian Soviet, by Harold West


Vol. 16 No. 28, 14 July 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Another British Union Declares for ‘Bevanism’, by L.G. Smith

Hunger, War and Prices

GOP Convention Wallows in Flood of Damagoguery, by Mary Bell

The Progressive Party Goes Through the Motions, by Gordon Haskell

London Letter

Progressive Party Gets Visit from Socialists, by Scott Aaron

On the Los Angeles Labor Front, by Les Wright

Lovestone Deplores

The Socialist Party Convention: A Compromise for Unity, Where There Is No Unity, by Bernard Cramer

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Readers Take the Floor ...

Youth and Student Corner

Civil Liberties and Fascism, by Hal Draper

The Snag in the Russian Economy, by Vs. Felix


Vol. 16 No. 29, 21 July 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

UAW Political Strategists in Search of a Coat-Tail, by Walter Jason

Ike Choice Leaves GOP Party of U.S. Reaction, by Mary Bell

Anti-Franco NY Mass Rally on Tuesday

The Revolution Comes to Whippany

UAW Bars Five from 600 Ballot, by Walter Jason

Congress: A Record of Reaction, by L.G. Smith

The 82nd Congress

Court Reverses State Dep’t Passport Policy

Books Received

NAACP Lays Plans to Mobilize Negro Vote, by Kate Leonard

London Letter

The ISL Program in Brief

Contrast: Tories Point Up Difference from U.S. Anti-Red Hysteria, by Larry O’Connor

World Politics

The Dilemma Before the SP: Clarification or Disintegration, by Bernard Cramer

Not in the Headlines

The New Atomic Energy Industry: Its Impact on Capitalist Economy, by V.H. Dove

Labor Has No Say on Candidate, by Gordon Haskell


Vol. 16 No. 30, 28 July 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

N.Y. Picket Line and Rally Push Anti-Franco Fight

Democrats Debate over Paring-Down of Fair Deal, by Mary Bell

The Brass God, from Chaplain’s Column, The Dolphin

Truman’s Economic Message Rosy but Fear of Recession Is Growing, by Gordon Haskell

UAW for Exit from Wage Board; Yields on Arbitration at No. Am.

ACLU Enters the Case in Smith Act Trial of CP, by Dave Bern

London Letter

Wall Street Internationalism and the General

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Is It Mao vs. Stalin in the Stalinist Empire? by Daniel Simon, from Masses-Informations (Paris)

The Atomic Energy Industry – II: The AEC and the Corporations, by V.H. Dove

Federal Court’s Passport Ruling Based on ‘Due Process’ Clause


Vol. 16 No. 31, 4 August 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Personalities and Politics, by L.G. Smith

The Fair Deal goes Right to Woo the Dixiecrats, by Gordon Haskell

Who Won on Civil Rights at Dem Convention? by Mary Bell

For This They Shell Out? from So. Calif. Teamster

London Letter

Majority of French PCI Splits from 4th on ‘Entry’, by Luis Alonso

Franco Pushes Attack on the POUM, by a La Batalla Correspondent

Un-Americaneers Poised over Chicago but Job May Be Tougher

SYL School Planned for New York

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

The ‘Socialism’ That Died, by Hal Draper

Books and Ideas


Vol. 16 No. 32, 11 August 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Steel Deal Won’t Bring Era of Good Fellowship, by Ben Hall

Stevenson Juggles with Civil Rights Issue, by Mary Bell

Candidate in the Making

How All of Us Pay for Jim Crow

Plans for SYL School Completed

Gordon Haskell to Tour West Coast, Mid-West

London Letter

California Law Adds New Gimmick to Worsen Cross-Filing System, by Jack Walker

The Labor Front in L.A., by Les Wright

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

At the Olympic Games

Here’s One for the Scrapbook: New Theory of ‘Colonalism’, by Bernard Cramer

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Books and Ideas

Report on Norway


Vol. 16 No. 33, 18 August 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Candidate in the Making – II

Labor Leaders Pushing Sparkman Sales Campaign, by Gordon Haskell

Unpatriotic

Favorable, He Says

Twenty-Five Years after Sacco and Vanzetti

Liberal Party Dissenters Oppose Quick endorsement of Stevenson-Sparkman

In UAW Ford Local 600 – Unit Elections Show Anti-Reuther Trend, by Walter Jason

Dems, GOP Seek Political Capital from HCL, by L.G. Smith

Fight Against Rent Gouge On in City Councils

Both Sides Worried by Mich. Vote, by Walter Jason

Average Worker Can’t Get Housing

The ISL Program in Brief

London Letter

Their Death Was Their Triumph, by Arthur Garfield Hayes, from Civil Liberties

Bolivia Regime Kills Land Reform, by Juan Rey

TV Witchhunt Reaches Wechsler, N.Y. Post Editor

Not in the Headlines

Books Received

SYL Institute Announces 3 Classes for Week-end School


18 August 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

What Is the Crisis in Education? by Don Harris

Should NSA Collaborate with Stalinist Student International?


Vol. 16 No. 34, 25 August 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

From Five Stars to Six Figures

AFL to Abandon ‘Nonpartisan’ Line, by Gordon Haskell

Storm over Sparkman, by Philip Coben

‘John Sparkman – Liberal’

Anti-Trust-Busting

London Letter

Los Angeles Trial of Stalinists Ends; Judge Imposes Top Sentence, by Dave Bern

Zionism and Anti-Semitism: Bisymmetric Phenomena

The ISL Program in Brief

Not in the Headlines

Reading from Left to Right

World Politics

Churchill and Franco, from La Batalla

Books for Germany: Help Build Socialism

Books and Ideas

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...


Vol. 16 No. 35, 1 September 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Kurt Schumacher, by Eugene Keller (obituary)

Ike Adopts Rightist GOP Line on Russian Crusade, by Mary Bell

The More Things Change ...

What’s Behind the Russian Party Congress? by Hal Draper

On the Los Angeles Labor Front, by Les Wright

Stop the Dixiecrats Says Labor, but ..., by Ben Hall

London Letter

The ISL Program in Brief

SWP & ICL: Cannon Supports Pro-Entry Line for French Trotskyists

Jews and South Afrrican Racism

Youth & Student Corner

World Politics

Indian Socialists Press Tito on One-Party System

J. Edgar Demands Free Speech

New Rules for Russia’s Ruling Class, by Hal Draper

The Changes in the CPSU Statutes

Schedule for SYL Institute


Vol. 16 No. 36, 8 September 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

No Reuther Slate Against Stellato in Ford Local 600, by Walter Jason

‘Containment’ or ‘Liberation’: Eisenhower and Stevenson in the Horns of a Dilemma, by Bernard Cramer

Stevenson Speeches Warm Up the Fair Deal, by Mary Bell

Take a Letter, Mr. President

London Letter

On the Mark: Haskell Tour Starts in Calif.

ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Readers Take the Floor ...

World Politics

Why the ‘Counterfeit Revolution’ Is Winning, by Hal Draper


8 September 1952
Student Socialist

What’s Happening to the Student Co-op Movement? by Daniel Faber


Vol. 16 No. 37, 15 September 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

“New Look” of UAW-CIO unveiled at Stevenson’s Labor Day Meeting, by Walter Jason

Ike Aids McCarthy’s Disgraceful Victory

Liberal Party Nominates Counts

Is the Two-Party System Sacrosanct? by Albert Gates

IUE Hands Stalinists Defeat in Westinghouse NLRB Election, by Gerry McDermott

Sidney Lens Writes on Review of His Book, from Sidney Lens

South African Resistance Movement Grows

London Letter

Fight Against State Department Passport Policy Wins First Round

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

World Politics

Youth and Student Corner

The Fight for Democracy on the Home Front

Haskell Tour On

Books and Ideas

The Struggle for Africa


Vol. 16 No. 38, 22 September 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Col. McCormick Organizes GOP’s Fascistic Fringe, by Dick Oliver

The Climate Behind McCarthy’s Victory, by Walter Jason

Butter Wouldn’t Melt in His Mouth

London Letter – 1

London Letter – 2

A Tourist-Eye View of Franco’s Martyred Spain, by David Alexander

N.Y. ADA Endorses Counts, Liberal Party Candidate

Poland: Who’s Next on the Purge List? by A. Rudzienski

Los Angeles: People Win Round on Housing

The ISL Program in Brief

World Politics

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Problems of the Bolivian Revolution: Trade Unions Press Nationalists for Real Reforms, by Juan Rey

Books Received

Norman Thomas versus the Socialist Party, by Hal Draper

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...


Vol. 16 No. 39, 29 September 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Vote for George S. Counts, Liberal Party, for Senator, a statement by the New York ISL

Nixon: The One Who Got Caught

Now Playing: Charlie Chaplin in Our Country and Its Culture, by Hal Draper

In Face of Witchhunt Barrage, Reuther Proposes Barring CPers from Union Ranks, by Walter Jason

Rent-Gougers Get a Setback in San Francisco Bay Area

The ISL Program in Brief

Marxism for Today

Reading from Left to Right

Pro and Con: Discussion

France in 1952: Capitalism in Decay & the Homeless Left, by Saul Berg

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...


Vol. 16 No. 40, 6 October 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Candidates Turn Out Their Pockets ..., by Hal Draper

The ISL Urges: VOTE SOCIALIST! by National Committee of the Independent Socialist League

UAW Reopens Five-Year Contract with New Demands, by Walter Jason

Successful Meetings Mark Haskell’s Bay Area Visit

Labor ’Scope

London Letter

Britain Gives Up Eritrea with Last Spiteful Growl, by David Alexander

Russian ‘Monroe Doctrine’? by Gordon Haskell

The ISL Program in Brief

Readers Take the Floor ...

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

New Disclosures on Trotsky’s Assassin Add Documentary Proof on GPU Role

The First Yiddish Daily in Israel – For the 3rd Camp, by Al Findley

Not in the Headlines


Vol. 16 No. 41, 13 October 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

In Sorrow, Not Anger

‘Stalinoids for Stevenson’, by Philip Coben

London Letter

UAW Set Back by Failure to Save Rent Controls, by Walter Jason

Now It’s a Loyalty Oath for Gov’t Housing Projects, by Jack Walker

The Fight for Democracy on the Home Front

Look Out for U.S.-Franco Deal to Gild Spanish Tyranny with Sham ‘Democratization’, from La Batalla

N. Thomas and That Republican

The ISL Program in Brief

Nothing Is Sacred: The Statification of Leisure in Stalinland

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

From the Russian Jungle

Books and Ideas

Anti-War Feeling in Czechoslovakia, by George Benda

PCI: Back at the Old Stand

How the Kremlin Combats ‘Bureaucratism’, by B.D. Nadson

Stalin Purges Chemistry, by Jack Stuart

Stevenson and the ‘Little Boss


Vol. 16 No. 42, 20 October 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

London Letter

Liberal Party Gets New Support by N-Y. Labor

It’s A-B-C

Cloak-and-Dollar Man, by Hal Draper

IUE-CIO Convention Beset by Old Problems: Union Democracy and Beating the GE Chain, by John Williams

In Philadelphia – Guilty Until Proven Innocent, Says Judge of Accused CPer, by Frank Harper

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Readers Take the Floor ...

State Department Yields to Court with New Passport Regulations

The Socialist Party of India After the General Elections

‘The South Africans Are on the March ...’, from Bulletin of Americans for South African Resistance


Vol. 16 No. 43, 27 October 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Bluff

Victory in Kutcher Case Strikes Blow at Gov’t ‘Loyalty’ Witchhunt

What 1952 Shows: Both Parties Swung Right

General Electric’s Union-Busting Hung over the IUE-CIO Convention, by Gerry McDermott

S9ocialist Vets form Comm. For Hoopes

Postscript: ISL’s Stand on Election

The ISL Program in Brief

World Politics

Middle East Unity: Israel’s Opportunity and Its Fate, by Mordecai Stein

Readers Take the Floor ...

Not in the Headlines

The Bolivian Revolution Goes Left

Haskell Tour on Last Lap

Un-Americaneers in L.A.


27 October 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

Thought Control for Teachers: The Educational Purge in New York, by Mel Hacker


Vol. 16 No. 44, 3 November 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Demagogy on Korea and the Witchhunt Features Last Roundup by Dems and GOP

Ike’s Doubletalk on Korea Issue Reflects Blind-Alley of U.S. Policy, by Larry O’Connor

‘Me Too’ Says Stevenson on Purge; McCarthy Throws His Mud-Bomb, by Gordon Haskell

Brooklyn College Bans Speech by Candidate George S. Counts! by Paul Germain

London Letter

Don’t Let Them Deport Refugees Back to Franco and Stalinland

Books Received

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Jammed Meeting Hears Shachtman on Election Issues at L.A. Hall

Readers Take the Floor ...

World Politics

How Yale’s Anti-War Club Sees War and Civil Liberties in the Election

Oath Fight at Univ. of Calif. Wins a Point but Loses in Attack on Levering Act, by Marie Seton


2 November 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

How BC’s Gideonse Pays Off on his Political Debts, by Paul Germain

SYL Carries Socialist Message in Election Campaign to Campus

Hallinan at Brooklyn: The Better Part of Valor


Vol. 16 No. 45, 10 November 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Economics Will Decide the New Administration’s Fate, by L.G. Smith

Franco Government Announces the Big Deal: U.S. Dollars to Prop Shaky Fascist Regime

At a Liberal Party Rally

Labor ’Scope

Notes on a National Tour, by Gordon Haskell

London Letter

Laski on the U.S. Dilemma

Polish One-Party Election Farce Prelude to Changes at the Top, by A. Rudzienski

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

‘Det Gaerer’ in Scandinavian Socialism as ‘Bevanism’Mounts, by Eric Bourne

Youth and Student Corner

World Politics

German UAP Dissolves

The Indian Socialist Party’s Merger, by Philip Coben

Socialist Tasks in Latin America, Theses by a Group ofUruguayan Marxists


Vol. 16 No. 46, 17 November 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Why Eisenhower Won, by Hal Draper

New York’s Liberal Party Makes Big Gains; Vote for Counts High, by Peter Whitney

Michigan: Vote Shows UAW Needs New Political Line, by Walter Jason

California: Democrats Lost All Down the Line, by B. Arnold & S. Beilas

Illinois: Unionists Blame Democrat Machine, by Pete Jarms

No Sweep for Jumpin’ Joe in Wisconsin

Pennsylvania: Labor Held Its Lines, Dems Fold, by Gerry McDermott

The ISL Program in Brief

Youth and Student Corner

Al Lega (obituary)

Reading from Left to Right

The Image of the General as Genial Fixer, by Walter Barron

Will Democrat Leaders Move Towards Me-Tooism? by Dick Oliver

British Labor Squints at Ike, by David Alexander


Vol. 16 No. 47, 24 November 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

H-Bomb Makes Third-Camp Struggle Doubly Urgent, by Jack Stuart

Why Vote for “Labor”?

Berlin Socialist Kidnapped

Philip Murray – and the CIO, by Ben Hall

Struggle for CIO Presidency Raises Issue: Unionism as Usual, orSocial Role for Labor, by Walter Jason

The Social Democrats and the Elections, by Gordon Haskell

London Letter

IUE Local Rejects GE Offer, by A. Radic

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

World Politics

High Noon, by Philip Coben

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor

South’s One-Party System Shaken, by Albert Gates

Youth and Student Corner

Statesmen Debate Russian Menace in L.A.


Vol. 16 No. 48, 1 December 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Prague 1984, by Albert Gates

UN Debate on Korea PWs Casts New Light on War Aims, by Gordon Haskell

William Green – and the AFL, by Ben Hall

William Green (photo)

International Harvester Breaks FE Strike, by Pete Jarms

BLP Left Wing Protests on Party Factions

London Letter

Senate Bares Negro Plight

Books Received

The ISL Program in Brief

Freedom of the Press, by Larry O’Connor

Labor ’Scope

How to Choose a CIO President, by L.G. Smith


1 December 1952
Student Socialist
Student-Youth Section of Labor Action

An Exchange on Student Co-ops, by Daniel Faber, from Co-ops on Campus

Go Politico?


Vol. 16 No. 49, 8 December 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

The Hostage, by L.G. Smith

Ike Picks Big Business to Run the Government, by Sam Adams

Stalinist Rejection of India Truce Increases Danger of Full-Scale War in Asia, by Gordon Haskell

Major Court Case Due on Segregated School Laws

“Reds” Arrested in Louisiana

UAW Begins a National Campaign Against Discrimination in Hiring

Notes from Peronland

AFL Teachers vs. the NAM

A Short History of the Indonesian Trade Unions, by David Alexander

Readers Take the Floor …

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Bolivian Revolution Turns Right, by Juan Rey

Terror Is a Political Policy, by Albert Gates

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...


Vol. 16 No. 50, 15 December 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

N.Y. Socialist Vote Results

Colonial Fight for Liberty Hits Western Allies in UN, by Gordon Haskell

The CIO Faces an Uneasy Future, by Ben Hall

Anti-Semitism: A Major Stalinism Policy, by Al Findley

Foreign Policy or “Justice”?

London Letter

Labor ’Scope

The ISL Program in Brief

You and Science

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

The Struggle in South Africa: Malan Government Provokes Riots, by Harry S. Warner


Vol. 16 No. 51, 22 December 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

High Court Kills Okla. Oath Law

Company-Hoodlum Ties Revealed in N.Y. Dock Scandal, by Gordon Haskell

The ISL-SWP Debate in Berkeley

Stalinist Trials Shake the Israeli Mapam, by Al Findley

London Letter

Next Week —

Bolivia: Economic Breakers Ahead, by Juan Rey

The ISL Program in Brief

Death as a Man – Diego Rivera Grovels Before the Kremlin, by Hal Draper

Reading from Left to Right

Youth and Student Corner

Buck Rogers Goes to Washington, by Jack Stuart

British Stalinist Intellectuals Balk at Jumping thru the Hoop, by Allan Vaughan

The Slogan of ‘Negotiations’, by Sam Feliks

Readers of Labor Action Take the Floor ...

Figures on Socialist Vote


Vol. 16 No. 52, 29 December 1952
Labor Action
Independent Socialist Weekly
Published weekly by the Labor Action Publishing Company in New York City

EDITOR:
Hal Draper
ASSISTANT EDITORS:
Mary Bell
Ben Hall
Gordon Haskell

BUSINESS MANAGER:
L.G. Smith

Cities Sneak Loyalty Oath Over on Housing Projects, by L.G. Smith

The Lucky B—!

Does ’Loyalty’ Mean ’Reaction’? by Gordon Haskell

Peace on Earth (cartoon), by Carlo

ACTU Looks Askance at Election of Reuther, by Ben Hall

Vpered on Russian Congress

‘Formalism’ in Russia, by B.D. Nadson

London Letter

Civil Liberties Enter the Rosenberg Case, by Jack Walker

The Bill of Rights in Los Angeles, by Harold West

The ISL Program in Brief

Primarily About an SDAer’s Quote, by Hal Draper

Youth and Student Corner

U. of Cal. Profs Win a Round

Reading from Left to Right

Tory Hope

Tory Fear

Index to Labor Action for 1952


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