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Vol. II No. 1, January 4, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

War Policy Causes Clash in Students Unity Conference

Road is Cleared for French Fascist Coup

Olson Calls Out Militia In Strutwear Hosiery Strike in Minneapolis, by Carl O’Shea

Strike Nears in Texas WPA Crisis, by James Evans

Latimer Urges Bosses Break Agreements, from the Northwest Organizer

Question for Stalinist Sages

Utica Conference of “Militants” Deepens Rupture in Socialist Party

2 Year Strike is Called Off

Issue Call for Packing Meet

Illinois, Iowa Relief Workers Plan Walkout

Scratch a Sectarian ...

Theater Benefit

Sectarianism, Centrism and the Fourth International, by Leon Trotsky

Question Box, by A. Weaver

March of Events, by Jack Weber

Betrayal in the Present War Crisis, by John West

The Monkey Strike, by Bill Haywood

Theatre Review


Vol. II No. 2, January 11, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

NJWPA Men Win Wage Rise – Officials Back Down in Face of General Strike Threat, by Felix Giordano

Cleveland Hot-Air Fest A Pacifist Jamboree, by Philip Stryker

President’s Speech Prepares the Masses for War with the Lie of “Peaceful” Imperialist America, by A.J. Muste

Next Week

Stalinists Pledge Faith to Greek Monarch, from N.Y. Post

Left Wing Is Only Hope in Silk Strike

Toledo Auto Plant Shut Down by Mass Picketing

Progressives Gain in AFL Union Meets, by Arne Swabeck

WPA Official Gets Told by Project Union

Workers Pay for Tire War Report Shows, by Jack Wilson

NEC Suspends N.Y. Old Guard as Socialist Party Splits Widens

Protest Lays Cuban Terror Regime to Roosevelt Gov’t

‘People’s Front’ – New Panacea of Stalinism, by Max Shachtman

[Editorials]

Gen’l Fang, Stalinist Hero, Kuo Min Tang Butcher, by Lo Sen


Vol. II No. 3, January 18, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Under the Banner of Lenin, by James P. Cannon

Conflict Looms on West Coast – Maritime Federation Is Threatened with General Lockout, by C. Curtiss

Ohio Drivers Local Flourishes Under Rabid Boss Attacks

Tampa Aid Group Balks Whitewash

Packing House Workers Plan Union Merger

Strike Ties Up West Coast Shipbuilding

Defense Plans New Federal Appeal in Scottsboro Case

Plowing Under the AAA, by George Marshall

Toledo MESA Local Wins Real Victory in Ten-Week Battle

California Parole Board to Meet on Mini Case

Program of Cleveland Congress Reeks With Pacifism; Class Struggle Omitted, by Phillip Stryker

March of Events, by Jack Weber

The Manager’s Corner

Statement of Bill Reich, by Bill Reich

The Supreme Court, the New Deal and the Class Struggle, by John West


Volume II No. 4, January 25, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Jugoslav Communist Escapes from Siberia; Bares Anti-Bolshevik Terror of Stalin, by A. Ciliga

A Statement of Fact on Stalin’s Terror, on Mr. Hearst and the Sunday Worker

Bakers Union Official Framed in Youngstown, by George Truhar

Ohio WPA Union Wins Wage Rise

Utilities Brotherhood Hits Edison Layoffs

WPA Teachers Form Union in Minnesota

Morgan Coined Gold out of Workers’ Blood in 1917–18 – With Wilson’s Aid, by Arne Swabeck

Fight Police in Vermont Walkout, by Cyrus Rigby

Developments in the Needle Trades; A Program for the Progressives, by A.J. Muste

“Soviet Russia and Ethiopia the Goats” – Behind the Scenes, by James Evans

Relief Roles Are Pruned in Texas – Starvation, Graft, and Corruption Rife in State, by James Evans

Who Are the Exiled Revolutionists in Jails and Concentration Camps?

Hangmen of Finnish Workers Pay Homage to Scandinavian “Socialists” – and they Reciprocate, by A.J.

News from Norway

  1. The N.A.P. and the S.A.P. International
  2. “Mot Dag” (Norway) and the Sanctions Question

The War Policy of U.S. Imperialism – Neutrality Laws and War, by John West

An Editorial


Vol. II No. 5 Friday, February 1, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Powell Framed; Scottsboro Boys In Peril – Mass Protest Only Means for Freedom

“Tell the Workers the Truth About Stalin’s Hounding of Revolutionists in the Soviet Union” –Trotsky Urges, by Leon Trotsky

Cablegram from Leon Trotsky Hits Hearst and Daily Worker Lies

Bring the Slanderers Out Into the Open – New Militant Editor Calls for Impartial Committee to Pass Judgment on the Stalinist Frame-up, from James P. Cannon

Pen Prostitute No. 1

Socialist Call on Hearst, Trotsky & the Communists, from the Socialist Call

700 at Tampa Protest in N.Y.

Bare Murder on WPA

Local Wins Recognition – Mpls Power House Union Forces Wage Rise and Seniority Rights, from the Northwest Organizer

Next Week!

C.P. Plans to Wreck Local 574, by Carl O’Shea

Social Security and the Class Struggle – The Townsend Plan – The Panacea of a Quack Doctor

Labor Defense Front

Russian Fascists Hail the Anti-Bolshevik Terror in Soviet Union

The Manager’s Corner

An Editorial

Needle Strike Impends

Will the A.F. of L. Split on the Issue of Industrial Unionism, by Arne Swabeck

Troyanovsky Dodges Sergei Trotsky Issue, from Roger Baldwin

Zeller Pamphlet Out!


Vol. II No. 6, February 8, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Milliners Stoppage Settled

Furriers Strike Is Scotched, by J. Rabinowitz

700 in N.Y. Mass Meet Protest Stalin’s Terror

Pekin Strike Called Off; Paralyze City in Fight to Remove Police Chief

Motor Products Strike Enters Its Third Month

Rubber Baron Grants Union Demands, by Jack Wilson

Next Week!

Hunger Stalks Poor Texas Farms As Roosevelt Plans Take Effect, by James Evans

Labor Skate Disbands Militant San Diego City Labor Council, by Richard Fraser

The Wolf at the Millionaire’s Door – The Poor Rich, by John G. Wright

Bulletin, by Jack Wilson

The People’s Front as Applied in China – 1927

Anton Ciliga Describes Wrecking of the Jugoslav C.P; Tells of Opposition Struggle in the Soviet Union, by A. Ciliga

Revolutionary Defeatism in Practice in the Ruhr in 1923

“The Press Is the Collective Organizer” – Lenin

Lewis Robs the Treasury

[Editorials]

A Cry of Protest From A Siberian Exile Camp, from Boblinski & 12 others

February Issue of New International Out Soon

News Flash!

Shades of Lenin!


Vol. II No. 7, February 15, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

20,000 Oppositionists Expelled From the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in Recent ‘Cleansing’, by Leon Trotsky

Mooney Appeals For Aid – Funds Badly Needed to Fight Activities of Calif. Frame-up Crew, from Tom Mooney

New York Dressmakers Force Bosses to Terms – Strength of Union Forces New Contract

Miners Convention Hurls Defi at Green Ultimatum on CIO, by Arne Swabeck

Rebel Spirit Stirs Akron Gum Miners, by Jack Wilson

Find WPA Head Guilty of Murder

Meat Packers Launch Drive in Industry

Minneapolis Unions Join Lewis Set-Up

Laundry Strike Remains Solid in 9th Week

Trotsky Cables Denial to AP on Daily Worker Lies, from Leon Trotsky

C.P. Union Reneges on Office Workers

Two Pamphlets

Our Revolutionary Heritage: The Corn Rebellion, by Leighton Rigby

The Treachery of the Spanish “Labor Party of Marxist Unity”, by Leon Trotsky

“My Escape from Stalin’s Prison”, by A. Tarov

Roosevelt Carves A Latin American Empire, by John West

Strike Dance

Hike With Lumen Club


Vol. II No. 8, February 22, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Mass Action Forces Amnesty in Spain – Government Compelled to Release 30,000

Dutch Gov’t Clamps Down on Revolutionary Party, RSAP, for Anti-Imperialist Campaign

Pickets Blockade Akron Co., by Jack Wilson

Frisco Central Labor Council Calls for the Release of Mini

Force State Wide WPA Wage Rise, by Art Preis

Another Enemy of Labor Council Enters Presidential Race, by James Evans

Vigilantes Prosecute Militants – Leader of Cal. Tar-Feather Mob Sues Victims for Assault and Battery, by Ernest Besig

The Stalin Frame-Up Mill at Work, by Trotsky

Left Wing Group Gains in Phila Needle Trades Union

Social Patriotism Routed in Debate Between YCL-YPSL on War Question

“Our Line’s Been Changed Again”

The Manager’s Corner

"Assassination" by Postcard, or the New Stalinist Frame-up – Use Incident in Effort to Deport Leon Trotsky

Roumanian “Peoples Front” Finds ‘Democracy’ in Military Dictatorship

[Editorial]

Stalinists Return to Old Love in China, by Lo Sen


Vol. II No. 9, February 29, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Japanese Invasion Threatens Soviet Union, by Lo Sen

Massed Goodyear Pickets Throw Back Police Army for First Major Victory in Rubber Strike, by Carl O’Shea

Sit Down Hits Chem Plant in Akron Boro – 500 Barberton Workers Force Managers to Vacate

Green Urged to Organize Steel Plants, by Arne Swabeck

Terror Rages as Arkansas Bosses Battle with Starving Sharecroppers, by James Evans

Nations Jockey for War at London Naval Conference

The Hunt for Trotskyist Contraband – History Books for Sale! – The New Revision Under Way in U.S.S.R., by John G. Wright

Daily Worker Distorts Lenin’s Teachings – What Price Alliances? – Social Patriotism Scorns World Revolution, by Dan Eastman

How the Social Insurance Laws Operate in Capitalist England

Father of His Country Now Sires “People’s Front”

Austrian Centrist Party Takes the Count


Vol. II No. 10, March 14, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Lift Strike to Tie-up New Areas if Realty Board Stays Adamant

Hearst News Gripped in Milwaukee – Bottom Drops Out of Advertising as Guild Continues Strike

Hitler Makes Bid for Anti-Soviet Alliance

574 Pledges Aid to Milwaukee Strikers

Jail French Bolsheviks in Class Fight, from Révolution

New Japan Gov’t Tool of Army, by Lo Sen

IWA Leader Is Framed on Fake Charge, by Gerry Allard

F.D. Sharpens Ax for WPA Relief Men, by James Evans

Hold Ohio WPA Meet

St. Louis Kroger Clerks Ask Labor Aid for Long Strike

Reichstag Fire Defendants Persecuted – The Case of Popov-Tanev – New Light Shed on Comintern “Helmsman”

Convention Resolutions – Adopted by 2nd National Convention of the Workers Party

Three Editions – Three Versions: Biography à la Stalin

The Spanish Elections and the People’s Front, by Max Shachtman

“Speed Up or the Scabs Will Take Your Jobs –” Straw Boss? No, West Coast C.P.

Sharecroppers Take Vote on General Strike, by H.L. Mitchell

Demands Pres. Act on Cal. WPA Layoffs

Arrest 14 in NY WPA Protest


Vol. II No. 11, March 21, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Workers Press for Action in Spain, by Alfredo Rojas

Shuffle New War Cards at London

Goodyear Picket Line Retains Firm Control; Prepared to Counter Bosses’ Vigilante Terror

Service Strike Terminates in Compromise

Appeal Hearing on Sac’to C.S. Cases Expected Soon

WPA – 1936 Football, by James Evans

Soil & Profits ‘Conserved’, by James Evans

The Great Marxist Teachers on the Commune

Socialism in Words but Treacherous Patriotism in Action, by John West

March of Events, by Jack Weber

World of Labor

53rd Anniversary of the Death of Marx: Marx – Leader and Thinker, by Frederick Engels

Gold and Dust

Subscribers, Attention


Vol. II No. 12, March 28, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Call for Revolutionary Mass Action in France

Strike Sweeps Pa. Projects – Eastern Part of State Tied Up

Spanish Masses Demand Results, by Alfredo Rojas

From Fish to Browder – Marcantonio Takes Another Leap on His Flying Trapeze

Police Aid Hearst in Guild Strike – Milwaukee Workers Hold Firm Against Arrests and Sluggings

Blacklist Ruled Out in Akron Fact

Picket N.Y. W.P.A.

Unions Aid Sac’to Victim

Sit Down Wins in Minneapolis

Easy Terms for Socialists – Victory for Austrian Labor

New York Painters Defend Rights

After Five Months of Sanctions – Its Effect upon the Italo-Ethiopian War, The Great Powers and the Workers, by John West

World of Labor, by John G. Wright

March of Events, by Jack Weber

Gt. Britain Rearms – On Land, Sea, Air British Imperialism Girds Itself for New War – While Workers Starve, by T.C.

An Ally! – C.P. Supports Cardenas of Mexico; He Calls Troops Against Peasants

Why the Czechs Had to Eat Crow, by Henry Thuman


Vol. II No. 13, April 4, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Trotsky on the Stalin Interview

War on S.U. Behind New Border Clash

Jobless to Unite in Nationwide Army at Great Washington D.C. Congress Meeting on April 7–10

French Gov’t Jails Zeller, Youth Leader

Militants Sweep N.Y. Socialist Primaries

Norman Mini – Class War Prisoner No. 57606

Croppers Aid Group Forms

Move Trial from Tampa

New Support For Newsmen

Stalintern Ready to Embrace Chiang Kai Shek, by Lo Sen

World of Labor, by John G. Wright

A Letter from Italy – Nationalist Maniacs Driving Nation Through War into Collapse and Ruin

Spanish Revolution Reaches Critical Stage – Workers Misled as Capitalist Class Conspires Against Them, by Alfredo Rojas

A Dubious Ally for Stalinism, by Max Shachtman


Vol. II No. 14, April 11, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Launch United Unemployed Organization

Klan Pays Defense Attorney – Whitewash Planned in Tampa Flogging Trial

Tokyo-Berlin Alliance Against USSR Reported, by Lo Sen

Sentence Chambers, Mini, et al. – Calif. Prison Board Sets Sentences for Sacramento Defendants

Azana Speaks Firmly For Conservative Spain, by Alfredo Rojas

Facts on Tampa

Croppers Swindled

Akron Guild Man Fired, by Blake Lear

Unions Flay Grand Jury

Muste to Speak on April 19

American Labor at a Glance – 574 Leader Gives His Impressions of Industrial Union Movement in the East, by Farrell Dobbs, from Northwest Organizer

Ferrero-Sallito Denied Writ By Federal Court Judge

Craft Union Blocks Shirt Workers’ Organization, by Albert Dane

Peoples Front – John Bull Model

Southern Illinois Unions Back Kroger Strike

Guild Strike Solid

March of Events, by Jack Weber

The Electoral Pact: Full Text of the People’s Front Agreement in Spain for the Election to the Cortes, from El Socialista

World of Labor, by John G. Wright

The ‘Suicide’ Advice of the German C.P. in Plebiscite

Prospects for a Farmer-Labor Party in the 1936 Elections

A Jingle of Lies to Please the ‘Master’, by Alpha


Vol. II No. 15, April 18, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Woe to the Vanquished – Mussolini Slogan – Fascist Army Overruns Ethiopia

Jobless Masses Unite Ranks, by Max Shachtman

In Stalin’s Prisons, by Dr. Anton Ciliga

Huge Student Strike Nears

Jail 1,000 Bolsheviks in Chile

The Old Guard and the SP Primaries, by John West

Malcolm Cowley: Portrait of a Stalinist Intellectual, by Felix Morrow

World of Labor, by John G. Wright

Analysis of the Akron Strike And the Role of the CIO – Industrial Unionism in Mass Production Industry, by A.J. Muste

April Issue of New International Is Out


Vol. II No. 16, April 25, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Down Tools May First! Demonstrate Against War and for Workers Republic, by Martin Abern

Seamens Struggle Settled, by Arne Swabeck

Red Scare Is Raised in Tampa – Mimeograph Machine Becomes Threat to “Civilization”, by Sidney Hertzberg

Two Negro Boys Framed in Arkansas, by James Evans

Donkey and Elephant Gird for Election Spree, by John West

New Address

Hunger Strike in Stalin’s Prisons, by Anton Ciliga

March of Events, by Jack Weber

British Imperialism Faces Dilemma As Line-Up in Europe Changes, by Maurice Spector

April Issue of the New International Is Now Out

France at the Crossroads – In Lieu of an Introduction to the Second Edition of In Defense of Terrorism, by Leon Trotsky

General Strike Marks New Left Trend in Spain, by Alfredo Rojas

Announce New Lecture Series


Vol. II No. 17, May 2, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Workers Throng the Streets on May First – Thousands Expected To March

Tasks of the Fourth International in Spain – A Letter to a Spanish Comrade, by Leon Trotsky

“We Have Been Naught, We Shall Be All!” (cartoon), by J. Carlo

Jersey Jobless Ousted – Bourbon Politicians Inflict Final Injury on Unemployed

Peoples Front Salvages Bankrupt Radicals in First French Election

Law’n’Order Ruse Flops – Akron Vigilante Frame-up on Trade Unionists Falls Through

Cops Maul Guildsman – Guild Protests to Hoan After Many Are Slugged by Police

May Day Greetings from Comrade Tom Mooney, by Tom Mooney

New Trends in the Evolution Of the Unemployed Movemen, by A.J. Muste

The Roosevelt-Lewis Coalition and the Farmer-Labor Party, by Arne Swabeck

Townsend Plan Hits the Downward Trek

Browder: The Man & His Book – 1. The Stalinist System of Beloved Leaders, by Max Shachtman

“A Sensational Interview” – Azana Sends His Best Love to Stalin

On the Soviet Section of the Fourth International, by L.T.

France at the Crossroads – In Lieu of an Introduction to the Second Edition of In Defense of Terrorism, by Leon Trotsky

Dubinsky Finds a Haven in Roosevelt Camp


Vol. II No. 18, May 9, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Radicals Hold Whip Hand In French People’s Front – Their Aid is Vital to S.P. and C.P. Plans

Solidarity with Cuban Comrades! – Widespread Support Needed Against Reaction

Terror Reigns in F.D.’s Cuba

Progressives Triumph at Auto Workers Convention, by Jack Wilson

Rubber Co’s Grant Wage Increases

The New Constitution of the U.S.S.R., by Leon Trotsky

France at the Crossroads – In Lieu of an Introduction to the Second Edition of In Defense of Terrorism, by Leon Trotsky

In the Dark of Night the C.I. Prepares The New Betrayal for China
Members of CP Are Kept in Ignorance – Bolshevik Leninists Point the Way, by Li Fu-Jen, from Struggle

From Pacifism to Social-Patriotism – British Workers and War – Stalinism: Yesterday and Today, by T.C.

Milwaukee Labor Council Urges Unions Aid News Strike

Lumen Club Excursion

April Issue of the New International


Vol. II No. 19, May 16, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Communist Party Trails F.D. Bandwagon

Aid the Russian Bolshevik Exiles!

C.I.O. Faces Challenge of Steel, by Arne Swabeck

Union Blooms in Akron, by Blake Lear

Out of Their Own Mouths

Roosevelt Steals Labor Party Thunder – Labor Chiefs Use New Deal as Safety-Valve, by Arne Swabeck

John L. Lewis and Industrialist Serve Same Master in 1936 Elections

The World of Labor

Daily Worker Performs Sleight-of-Hand on Elections in France

In the Columns of Pravda ..., by Alpha

People’s Front Boosts Azana into Presidency, by Alfredo Rojas


Vol. II No. 20, May 23, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

An Editorial

Croppers Rebel At Slave Wages

Parole Mini; Free Others, His Demand

Blum Upholds French Capitalism

Jobless Hit Pa. Relief

New Sitdown at Goodrich, by Blake Lear

Third International After Lenin Off the Press: A Lexicon for the Revolutionary Movement

Book Review, by Jack Taylor

Whitewash Lynchers in Tampa Flogging Trial

France – The Last Week Before the War, by A. Rosmer

Olson’s Confab A Roosevelt Rally – Farmer-Labor Party is Ruse for Political Trades, by Arne Swabeck

World of Labor


Vol. II No. 21, May 30, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Tobin Plug-Uglies Slug 574 Headss

Day to Day Report of S.P. Convention at Cleveland, Ohio, by John West and Max Shachtman

2 Shot, 15 Jailed in LA Bean Strike

Unions Rap Co. Plot – Rubber Workers and CLU Rally Against Provocations of Barons, by Richard Ferguson

Cotton Lords Ape Hitler – Concentration Camps Set Up to Defeat Tenant Farmers Strike

Fascists Gain in Belgium – People’s Front Losses Mirror Future for France

Spanish S.P. Nears Split – Right Wing Takes Sanctions Against Left; Convention Postponed

Statement of Minnesota S.P. on Farmer Labor Party Question

The Problem in Akron, by A.J. Muste

Persecuted by Stalin – The Honor Roll

On the Flying Trapeze Again – Bittelman Takes the Swing This Time in Pamphlet Going Left

An Eye-witness Account of Events in Poland

1914–1936: The Same Social Patriotic Tune, by Arne Swabeck


Vol. II No. 22, June 6, 1936, New York, NY
New Militant
Official Organ of the Workers Party of the United States

EDITOR:
James P. Cannon

Workers Party Call All Revolutionary Workers to Join the Socialist Party

On the Flying Trapeze Again – Bittelman Takes the Swing This Time in Pamphlet Going Left, by Karandash

The Anti-Trotsky Cliques Fold Up

T.J. O’Flaherty Dead

Stalinists Hedge on Committees; Explain Non-Revolutionary Aims, from Révolution

Bound Volumes of New Militant

Stalin Destroys Conquests of October Revolution

Announcement

Blum-Thorez Strain to Head Off Strikes
Blum and Stalinists Place Preservation of Capitalist Order Above Workers’ Interests

A Balance of Spanish People’s Front, by Alfredo Rojas

 


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