From New International, Vol.5 No.1, January 1939, p.26.
Transcribed & marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for ETOL.
WE OWE an explanation to our readers for at least two things, and we hope that we will be forgiven. In the first place, as many will have noticed, this issue of the magazine appears somewhat later than the scheduled date. Our tardiness is due to the fact that we have changed from the printing shop where the magazine used to be printed, and in the course of transferring to the new shop a measure of disorganization, purely temporary, was introduced into the work. The new typographical dress, however, will, we feel, compensate at least in part for the delay, for the type face we now use is somewhat more easy on the eye than before. In addition, we must apologize for our failure to print in this issue a number of articles which were announced for publication, and others besides, which we found ourselves compelled to hold over to the February issue. Here too, we feel, there is some compensation in the fact that the lengthy article by Burnham and Shachtman which takes up so much of this issue, treats of matters of the greatest topical interest and importance. In the next issue we will publish an article on Austria by Charles Crompton, an article on the situation in Australia by Stan. Bollard, an examination of the reasons behind the farmers’ vote in the last election by David Cowles, a commemoration article on the recently deceased Karl Kautsky by Max Shachtman, and numerous other features. Meanwhile, we ask again for the readers’ indulgence.
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