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Vol. V No. 5, 1 February 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Introducing the 6-Page Militant

No Workers Are Heard on the War Bill

Negro Worker Lynched in Government Camp

One Militant to Another (cartoon), by Hugh

Bill Aimed at “Communists” Is Anti-Labor

2-Day Protest at Bethlehem Steel

U.S. Steel at Wartime Level of Profits

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Grace Carlson Tour This Week

Workers’ Forum

Worker Pictures Conditions on Army Camp Construction Jobs, by A Construction Worker

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Hillmanites Defeated in U.E. Election

It’s True About New York! Says Grace Carlson, by Grace Carlson

Schedule of Carlson tour

Trotsky Memorial Fund

Picket Jim Crow FDR Inaugural Concert

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Duranty Hints Stalin’s Move, by John G. Wright

London Workers Form Committees in Raid ‘Shelters’, from British New Leader

A Typical British Colony, by George Padmore

Green Does It Better

[General Wavell], from British New Leader

Trotskyists Are Arrested in Britain

Notes from Latin America

Trotskyist Papers Before the Six-Page Militant (picture)

The Militant Our Teacher in China, by Lo Sen

Democracy and Churchill’s Ban on the Daily Worker

Harlan Miners Freed at Last

1200 Detroit Girls Win Neisner Strike

The Record of the War Labor Board of 1918, by Michael Cort

Babcock-Wilcox Strike Is Won, Get Wage Raise

UAW Opens Chicago Drive

Jamaica Negro Group Starts on Right Track

AFL Food Workers Convention Plans Include Jim Crow!

Birth Control Is No Panacea, but It Deserves Labor’s Aid Against Reaction, by Antoinette F. Konikow, M.D.

Strike Deadline at Whelan Drug

[Editorials]

Teachers Union’s Fight to Protect Its Members

The Split in the Socialist Party on Aid to Britain, by Art Preis

Conscientious objectors cannot stop Jim Crow, by Albert Parker



Vol. V No. 6, 8 February 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Introducing the 6-Page Militant

War Bill Will Pass by ‘Compromise’

SWP Candidate for Congress

Chicago Strikers Are Still Out, 6,500 strong (photo)

An Editorial

Navy Negotiating with Ford for New Contracts

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Vinson Anti-Labor Bill Is Gov’t Trial Balloon

Grace Carlson Tour This Week

Workers’ Forum

Phelps-Dodge Strikers Victory; Company Agrees to Negotiate

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Reuther Tries to Outwit Locals

Grace Carlson Thanks N.Y. for Banquet, by Grace Carlson

Waller Death Sentence Is Appealed

Schedule of Carlson Tour

Trotsky Memorial Fund – 109% Score as Drive Closes! by Farrell Dobbs

Attention – Local New York

The Militant Army

Internal Stalinist Declaration on ‘Trotskyism’

The New Statutes of the Red Army – Officers’ Control Is Now Complete, by L. Pokras

The vote for Trotskyism in Minnesota, by Grace Carlson

Red Caps Union Presents Case

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How They Let Hitler Take Power, by Harry Frankel

Just What Happened When the A.P.M. Went to Washington, by John Fredericks

4,350,000 Tags to Identify Casualties, Ordered by Army

The British Goebbels on Kenya, by J. Ingram

It Can Happen Here

Citizenship Lost in Panama

[Editorials]

West Coast Sailors Blast Dirksen Shipowners Bill

The Spectre of the Revolution Haunts This Industrialist, by Edith Kane

The Coming Election in Bohn Aluminum Local



Vol. V No. 7, 15 February 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Introducing the 6-Page Militant

Krivitsky Murdered by Stalin’s GPU

Grace Carlson tour this week

Fight Against War is SWP Election Keynote

GPU Forged Letters Like Krivitsky’s Before, by Lydia Beidel

Workers’ Forum

Ten Workers Die in Fire-Swept “National Defense” Factory

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Hudson Men Penalized by Reuther and Thomas

Twin Cities Banquet Its Militant Pluggers

Queens Workers Make New Gains

UAW Asks Ford to Negotiate

Militant Army

Schedule of Carlson Tour

How Stalin Murdered Trotsky, by Joseph Hansen

Chiang Kai-shek and the Stalinists, by Li Fu-Jen

Grace Carlson Reports on Negro Audiences, by Grace Carlson

Browder Knows the Man Who Shot Krivitsky

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Aluminum Monopoly on Trial, by Don Dore

Batista’s Latest Ukase Against Cuba’s Workers, by Rosas

The Stalinists Capture the Corpse of the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party

FBI Pushing for Adoption of Wire Tapping Bill

[Editorials]

Maritime Unions Faced by Dirksen’s New Bill

Pacifist Clap-Trap Is “Anti-War” Stalinist Program, by Michael Cort

Ford’s Anti-Union Game Is to Divide the Races, by Albert Parker


Vol. V No. 8, 22 February 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Stalin Murdered Krivitsky – The New Proof

‘Risk of War’ Admitted by FDR Men

GPU Now Attempt to Free Killers of Trotsky

Bandiera Rossa!

What Big Business Says CIO “Defense Plan” Really Means

S.W.P. Will Back A.L.P. Candidate for Congress

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

What U.S. Army Officers Think of Democracy

Workers’ Forum

Battering Down Ford’s Bastille (photo)

Wartime Censoring Has Already Begun, Says Boss Organ

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

“Silk Stocking” District Has Many Poor – They Like Our Program

Newark Readers!

Militant Army

Grace Carlson Reports on New Locals, by Grace Carlson

Schedule of Carlson tour

Stalin Assassinated Krivitsky: The New Proof, by The Editors

Stalin’s 18th Party “Conference” Opens, by John G. Wright

“Thieves” Break into New Leader Office

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

How About These Bottlenecks? (diagram)

Youngstown “Quickie” Gets Quick Results

Two Blessed Events for the Du Ponts, by Don Dore

Chiang Kai-shek and the Stalinists, by Li Fu-Jen

[Editorials]

The Crisis with Japan Is Over – For a Minute

What Britain Means by “Independence” for Ethiopia

What You’ll Get (photo)

A Note on Greek War Aims

War Contract Scandals Begin – Here’s No. 1

Draftees Won’t Go Home at End of Year, Says General

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How the GPU Murdered Ignace Reiss, by Joseph Hansen

How Stalin Stopped Purging the Party

His New Fireside Companions

Gentle Cordell


Vol. V No. 9, 1 March 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Stalin’s New Crop of Scapegoats

Roosevelt Refuses to List War Aims

Far East Crisis Flares Up Again, by George Stern

Harvester Strikes Are Still Out

Home Guards Used for First Time – Against Strikers

Strike Vote Carries at Bethlehem Steel Plant

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Vote Six-to-One for Unionism – But AFL Is Close Behind CIO in Vote

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Youngstown Public Utility Union Wins First Contract

Militant Army

Thompson Food Chain Negotiations Going On

Schedule of Carlson Tour

Newark SWP Names Breitman as City Election Candidate

Grace Carlson in Memphis on Her Tour, by Grace Carlson

SWP Is Campaigning for Connolly, ALP Candidate

Move to Lift New York Teachers Union Charter Comes from Green, by Cara Sutton

UAW-CIO Gets a Taste of Wartime Unionism

Shachtman Says He Didn’t Know the Gun Was Loaded

Stalin’s New List of Scapegoats – Heads Roll for His Bankruptcy

Duranty Silent Since Jan. 29

Boy Flogger Good Enough for Army – He’s Colonel Now

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

The Marxist School – Spring Term 1941

Litvinov’s Fate: Molotov’s Future

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The New Fourth Army’s fate, by Li Fu-Jen

New Publications That Belong in a Worker’s Library

Judge Frankfurter Answered by His Book, by Ruth Jeffrey

[Editorials]

How to Get War Orders: Become Gov’t ‘Advisor’, by Don Dore

Negro Press Comments on British Failure to State War Aims

Eleanor Roosevelt Gets Us Ready to Sacrifice

Willkie’s Real Views in November


Vol. V No. 10, 8 March 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Strike Brings Victory at Bethlehem

Kremlin Worried by Hitler’s Move

Cops Couldn’t Break This Picket Line (photo)

An Editorial

Ford Men All Set for Biggest Strike Ever

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Odell Waller Meeting

Workers’ Forum

Allis-Chalmers Men on the March (photo)

OPM Executive Found to Be on British Payroll

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Connolly, ALP candidate, Is Back on Ballot for Election

Anti-Union Move at Morris Park Railway Shops, by The Queens Correspondent

Strike for Pensions for Lead-Poisoned Battery Workers

The Marxist School

Militant Army

Schedule of Carlson Tour

Harvester Strike Spreads to the Fourth Plant

Carnegie Steel Workers Are on the Go Too (photo)

Labor’s stake in Newark election, by George Breitman

Flint Fisher Body Fight on Suspensions Still On

Toledano Moves to Free Siqueiros, by Walter Rourke

Hitler’s “New Order” Doesn’t Work, by Felix Morrow

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

Chiang Kai-shek Moves Against 8th Route Army, by Li Fu-Jen

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Stalin Resorts to Inflation, by John G. Wright

Phillip Murray’s Statement on the “Lease-Lend” Bill, by Harry Frankel

The End of the Popular Front in Chile, by Quebracho

Rulers Fear Workers

[Editorials]

British Workers Cold to Stalinist Pacifism

Why Roosevelt and Churchill Can’t State War Aims, by Albert Goldman

James B. Carey, U.E. Head, and The Militant

An Editorial


Vol. V No. 11, 15 March 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Lend-Lease Clears Way for A.E.F.

Ford and Negroes

Union Can Win N.Y. Bus Strike

An Editorial

Grace Carlson Tour This Week

2 Auto Strikes On in Detroit

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

ALP Vote Near 4,000 in N.Y. Congress Poll

Workers’ Forum

War Orders Probe Has Teeth Pulled Before It Starts

What the Home Guard’s For (photo)

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Vanadium Strikers Denounce CIO Director’s Aid to Boss, by James Cook

Militant Army

Schedule of Carlson Tour

Four-Day Strike at Fada Radio Is Victorious

L.A. Stalinists Try to Stop Militant Sales

General Motors Settles Flint Fisher No. 1 Fight

UAW Elections Show the Trend

Harvester Strike in 7th Week

Wall St. Planned GM Provocation

U.S. Steel Gets Demand for New Union Contract

New Strike May Hit Bethlehem

James B. McNamara dies

SWP Fights Against Ban on CP in Penna.

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

Newark Labor and the Tax Question, by George Breitman

Why We Supported the A.L.P., by Albert Goldman

Joe Gouailhardou (obituary)

A Scottish Labor Paper on British “Democracy”, from The Forward

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Who Defends the Terrorists? by Natalia Trotsky

Bourgeoisie Fears Study of Its Own Revolutionary Past, by Harry Frankel

What the Critics Didn’t Tell about Ambassador Dodd’s Diary

Paytriotism Plus

[Editorials]

“Defense” Means Worse Wages in Canneries

The British Workers – Not Churchill – Can Defeat Fascism, by Jack Weber


Vol. V No. 12, 22 March 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Roosevelt Takes Charge of the War

Vanadium Strike Can’t Be Halted

Detroit Auto Strike Pickets (photo)

An Editorial

Fight Against Ford Heads Towards Strike

Bus Walkout Holding Firm

Breitman Opens SWP Campaign in Newark

Minn. Negroes Fight Color Bar

Thompson Chain Out on Strike, by Lou Cooper

[Showing the Spirit That Wins] (photo)

Newark Housing Crisis Deepened by the War, by George Breitman

Marxist School Starts Mar. 24

SWP Fights Bill to Ban C.P. from Ballot in Wisconsin

Miners Name Their Demands

CIO Barely Scrapes Through North American Aircraft Poll

Phila. Strikers Punish Scabs Who Shot at Them

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

Steel Labor Is on the March Everywhere

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

A Glimpse at U.S. Diplomats, by Art Preis

Why Connolly Didn’t Get More Votes for A.L.P., by Joseph Hansen

The Immortal Paris Commune, by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

Natalia Trotsky Calls for Trial of Assassin, by Walter Rourke

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Some Amazing Figures Expose Stalin’s Rule, by John G. Wright

Army Rejections Show Physical Toll of Depression


Vol. V No. 13, 29 March 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Mediation Is Blow Against Workers

Stalin’s Fear of Hitler Shown in Ankara Pledge

AFL Leaders Aid Cops in Scabherding at Harvester

Bethlehem Pickets in Action (photo)

UAW-CIO Shows Power at Ford in 3 Stoppages

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Thompson Chain Daren’t Reopen

Ever Less for the Workers (graph)

Harry Bridges Defense Committee (photos)

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Militant Army

Local 3 Men on Trial in Queens, by The Queens Correspondent

SWP Candidate Blasts Bill to Keep C.P. Off Jersey Ballot

Midland Strike

Second Week Begins March 31st – The Marxist School

Grace Carlson Tour This Week

Latest Issue of Russian Bulletin

Union Victor in N.Y. Bus Strike

California Aircraft Pickets (photo)

He’s Not Smiling Now! (photo)

Life and Death Issues in the Vanadium Strike

Buffalo Committee Demand Aircraft Jobs for Negroes

James B. Carey Comes Out for Red-Baiting

The Negroes’ Fight for Jobs, Equal Rights

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The War Labor Board of 1918, by Michael Cort

Stalin’s Analogy Between Himself and Bloody Ivan, by Jack Weber

The Giant Insurance Monopoly, by Don Dore

[Editorials]

“Good Neighbor” Mexico Means a Good Servant, by Bernard Ross

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Philip Murray’s Remarks on the Mediation Board, by Philip Murray


Vol. V No. 14, 5 April 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

An Editorial

A Program for Today’s Fight

Steel Workers Win in Two Bethlehem Strikes, by Art Preis

Jugoslav Masses Given No Part in Army Coup

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Thompson Chain Strikers (photo)

United May Day Group Meets, by Joseph Hansen

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Grace Carlson Tour This Week

Stalinist Goons Attack Militant Salesmen in N.Y.

Grace Carlson Reports West Coast Meeting, by Grace Carlson

Militant Army

Newark’s Relief System Exposed, by George Breitman

Progress Mfg. on Strike in Philadelphia

Government’s Strikebreaking Attempt at Allis-Chalmers Foiled by Labor Unity

Vanadium Strikers Accept Mediation Board Proposal

The Negro and the U.S. Army, by Eugene Varlin

TWU Girds for Subway Fight

SWOC Keeps Brill Phila. Shops Shut

California Auto Pickets (photo)

A Financial Writer on the Bethlehem Strike’s Meaning, by C.F. Hughes, from New York Times

Maryland’s anti-strike laws defied by SWOC

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Britain’s People’s Convention, by C. Van Gelderen

Britain’s Labor Leaders – Their Actual Role, by Jack Weber

American Peace Mobilization?

Belgium’s Official Labor Leaders, by J. Van Den Coste

[Editorials]

GPU Frees Siqueiros; Buys Mexican “Justice”

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Union Officials’ Salaries Must Rise, Say Officials



Vol. V No. 15, 12 April 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Ford Is Shut Down at Last

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

They Provided the Gas (cartoon), from CIO News

Big Loophole Made in Excess Profits Tax Law

How Union Officials Are Used to Cover Up Gov’t Strikebreaking

Farrell Dobbs to Speak on the Latest Strikes

UE General Board Halts Carey’s Red-Baiting Move

Four IBEW Men Framed in Queens Strike Trial, by the Queens Correspondent

The Corpse of Company Unionism (photo)

Militant Salesmen Again Attacked by Stalinist Goons

Army ‘Explains’ Camp Blanding Attack on Negro

Government Intent on Deporting Bridges, Hearing Makes Clear

Grace Carlson in 37th City of Her Tour, by Grace Carlson

Militant Army

City Hall No Friend of Newark’s Negroes, by George Breitman

Martyrs of the Working Class (photo)

Transport Union Fights Strikebreaking Bill

Miners’ Strike Wins $7 Day Wage Demand

How the Workers Shut Down Ford’s River Rouge

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Who Owns the United States? by Bernard Forrest

Histadrut in its 20th years in Palestine, by Jack Weber

The Seamen Face Regimentation

Help Publish Our Pamphlets!

[Editorials]

Plan for Federal Sales Tax to Pay for War

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

John L. Lewis Speech Attacks Mediation Board

An Editorial



Vol. V No. 16, 19 April 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Stalin’s Pact with Japan Strikes Blow at China

Anti-Subway Workers Bill Is Signed

Million Union Men Win Steel, Coal Wages Raises

When Ford Met the Union (photo)

Ford Backs Down and Settles with UAW-CIO

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Trotsky Said Stalin-Japan Pact Would “Supplement” Nazi Pact

Workers’ Forum

Progress Mfg Strike Solid in 3rd Week

Fun on the Picket Line (photo)

Grace Carlson Ends 3-Months National Tour

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

A Refugee Writes from France

N.Y.C. Local Will Hold Own May Day Rally

Militant Army

How the Ford Negotiations Were Conducted

Stalinist Portlight Scared by Growth of Trotskyists

The Government’s Anti-Strike ‘Formula’, by Don Dore

Delegate Couldn’t Get Hearing at APM Meeting in New York, by Art Preis

British ‘Democracy’ in Operation

LaGuardia Asks Court to Outlaw Subway Union

Newark Negro “Leaders” Drop Colored Candidate, by George Breitman

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Help publish our pamphlets

GPU buys Mexican “Justice”

Baltimore and the Battle of the Atlantic, by Joad Hawkins

[Editorials]

War Orders Mirror Who Controls This Country

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Two Out of Five Called for Draft Found Unfit

Norman Thomasites Confess



Vol. V No. 17, 26 April 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

All Unions Condemn Vinson Bill

Fascism Will Be Smashed – by a Workers-Farmers Government, May Day Manifesto of the Socialist Wokers [sic] Party

30,000 Ford Workers Meet (photo)

General Motors Strike Vote Starts Monday

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Negro Picket Line Wins Jobs on N.Y. Bus Lines

Good Horse-Sense (photo)

Two Chilean Parties Unite on 4th Int’l Program

Stalinists Show Their Teeth in Their Phoney “United” May Day Committee

Local 302 Opens Contracts Talks

May Issue of Fourth Int’l Out This Week

Militant Army

Clashes in Ford Plant

The Place to Win a Strike (photo)

Big Publicity Drive Begun by TWU on Subway Fight

Seafarers Union Makes Big Gains in War Boom

James P. Cannon Speaks in Four Cities

Harry Bennett and William Green Are Now Together

Big Steel Signs Up! (photo)

Here’s a Labor Dispute for Madame Perkins!

May Days Recorded Rising Tide of Revolt 1915–1918

Here’s the Bottleneck the Boss Press Doesn’t Blast

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Tragedy of Yugoslavia, by Edward Burkhardt

The Balkans – Pawns of the Great Powers, by Jack Weber

Bolivia fights Standard Oil, by Quebracho

[Editorials]

Why Labor Must Defend Harry Bridges

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Stalin’s “New” Edition of Lenin’s Works, by Oscar Fischer



Vol. V No. 18, 3 May 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

FDR Masks Convoy Plans

Mine Owners Yield to Miners

Seek Subway-Goers Support (photo)

GM Strike Postponed for Gov’t Mediation

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Roebling Strikers Fight Off Police Assault

Textile Workers Meet (photo)

Subway Workers Open Drive to Gain N.Y. Public Support

Rieve Covers Hillman’s Strikebreaking Role

Tear Gas for “Defense”

Vinson Anti-Labor Measure Blocked by Union Pressure

May Issue of Fourth Int’l Off the Press

Militant Army

Harlem Branch Plans Opening

Cannon Speaks at Chicago, Detroit and Buffalo Meetings This Week

Sparrows Point, Bethlehem Steel Company Town Is Beginning to Yield to Unionizing Drive

Picket Against Jim Crow in Arms Shops

“The Union Suits Us” (photo)

Negro Labor Group to Celebrate Victory in Winning Bus Jobs

Negro Soldier Lynched; War Dep’t Ignores NAACP Inquiry Demand

British “Democracy” in India – An Eyewitness Report

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Nationalist Revolt in Syria Cannot Be Smeared with the Nazi Brush, by Ruth Jeffrey

Nazi War Economy – Some Fiction and Some Facts, by Jack Weber

Help publish our pamphlets

[Editorials]

How to Train Workers to Fight Fascism?

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman



Vol. V No. 19, 10 May 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Undeclared War About to Start

Newark Workers Vote This Week

Police Guards on May Day Didn’t Stop This Casualty

Against Jim Crow in War Industries (photo)

Draft Board Calls Worker for Striking

Stalin’s Move Reflects Crisis in Soviet Union, by John Wright

Hull Tried to Stop Publication of A.P. Convoy Story

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

George Novack to Start Tour

Worker’s Production Rises More Than His Wage (graph)

SWP May Day Meeting in N.Y. Hears Goldman

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

N.Y. May Day Parade Ruined by Lack of Unity

Militant Army

James P. Cannon Speaks in Mpls. on May Day

LaGuardia Looks Silly as Bus Strikers Win

Victims of Capitalism (photo)

So This Is John L. Lewis’ Program for This Epoch of War and Fascism, by Felix Morrow

GM Parleys Lag; Action Wanted

Glen Martin Aircraft Workers Win Reinstatement After Being Locked Out

How to Lick the High Cost of Living

The Bosses Offensive Against the Workers

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

British Workers Striking Despite Government Ban

Trotsky on the Future of Hitler’s Armies, by Leon Trotsky

Stalin Is Now Groping Around for a New Line, by Jack Weber

15,000 Apprentices Win Key Strike in Scotland

Britain’s Copperbelt in Africa Reaps Gold from Exploited Labor, by C. Van Gelderen

Pierre Frank Remains Imprisoned in British Jail

“Democracy” Is Saved! from New York Times

[Editorials]

The Soviet Union Is in More Danger Than Ever

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Stalinist Clique Scabs on MEBA Ship Strike



Volume V No. 20 Saturday, May 17, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Hess Flight Shows Nazi Rule Shaky

GM Workers Ready to Strike

Another Detroit Picket Line (photo)

Detroit Is City of Strikes as GM Battle Approaches

AFL-CIO Locals Unite in Frisco Shipyard Strike

AFL Strikers Are Following Example of CIO Strike Gains

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Akron Rubber Workers Set Five-Day Deadline

Workers’ Forum

Strike Headquarters – Army Style

Rand School “Socialists” Call the Cops

Militant Army

Bronx Slave Market Is Merely Moved Indoors, by Murray Field

Trotskyists in L.A. Nail a Stalinist Lie

Marine Engineers’ Official Gives Proof of Curran’s Strikebreaking, by Art Preis

Governor OK’s 7-Day Week in New York State

After the Victory (photo)

Subway Workers Paper Answers LaGuardia

CIO Taps Taxes on Low Incomes

The Stalinist Policy in the Trade Unions, by Felix Morrow

Keynes Tells How to Place Load on Workers

FDR’s Experts Tell Tax Views

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

FDR’s Brazilian “Ally”, by Quebracho

British Workers Can Lead Way to World Revolution, by Jack Weber

Siqueiros, Assassin of Harte, Jumps His Bail in Mexico City

Wall Street Mourns: White Collar Workers Are Going into the Factories

Profit Increases to Outstrip wages

Duranty Thinks That Stalin Will Sign New Hitler Pact – Maybe Join Axis

[Editorials]

The Latest Line of the Stalinist Peace Front

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

German Capitalists Are Just Like Those in U.S.

Strike Outfit (photo)



Vol. V No. 21, 24 May 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

On the War Fronts – U.S. War Entry May Start with Martinique

Frisco Shipyard Strikers (photo)

Strike Wins Raise at General Motors

Another Lynching in Roosevelt’s Own Party’s Stronghold

Government Attacks Frisco Shipyards Strikers

Minneapolis Labor Slate Places in Primaries, by Carl O’Shea

Trotskyists Get 1,352 Votes in Newark Poll

Soldiers Punished for Petition to Roosevelt, from A Draftee

Workers’ Forum

Another Allis-Chalmers Strike (photo)

Rand School Head Fails in Attempt to Jail Jeffrey

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Soaring Prices Loom as Threat to Workers

Militant Army

Detroit Auto Strikers (photo)

Export Strike Continues Firm

Not a Moment’s Quiet on Detroit Strike Front

William Pickens, NAACP Leader, Gets Federal Job, by Albert Parker

It Isn’t News When Rats Bite Children in Harlem, by Myra Ward

Clothing Workers Get Raises (photo)

California Agricultural Workers Organizing in Union Drive, by John Wheeler

Stalinist Alibi on Hess: Conspired with Trotsky!

New York Times Offers a “Moderate” Program to Break the Trade Unions

Packinghouse Men Demand New Setup to Help Build Union

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Bob Harte Died Defending Trotsky

The Problem of National Freedom for Poland, by Jack Weber

What “Negotiated” Peace Means

[Editorials]

Who Are These French Handmaidens of Hitler

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

OPM spokesman urges longer hours, speed-up

Rubber G.E.B. Over Elastic



Vol. V No. 22, 31 May 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Socialist Workers Party calls for a $10,000 War Chest, by James P. Cannon

’Unlimited Emergency’ Is Threat to Trade Unions

FBI Arrest Fails to Stop Union

Scabherding Is a Flop (picture)

Navy ‘Convoy’ Flops in Frisco Shipyard Strike

Marines Sent Thru CIO Picket Line in Brooklyn Strike

FDR Spokesman Backs Hobbs Bill

Workers’ Forum

Negro Rights Group Aids Phila. Strike

A Navy We’re For (photo)

Quiet New Haven Scene of a Real Strike Wave

Story False that CIO Men Agreed to 60-Hour Week

Militant Army

UAW Groups Try Strength at Mich. Meeting

CIO Ford Rally (photo)

LaGuardia Is Protecting Notorious Fascist Agent

Mayor LaGuardia’s New Post Defined by N.Y. Times

Naval Reserve Blames Union for No Recruits

Memorial Day – 1937 (photo)

YCL Member Describes Internal Life of Stalinist Youth Group, by Art Preis

A Big Headache for LaGuardia (photo)

Inequality of Sacrifice for Arms Program Is Bewailed by N.Y. Times

Left Jabs, by Cort

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How Britain Rules Colonies, by A Sailor

The Depth of the Post-War Crisis Is Already Clear, by Jack Weber

Uncle Sam’s South American Game

[Editorials]

Churchill’s Polish Ally Holds Nazi Racial Views

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

On the War Fronts, by George Stern



Volume V No. 23 Saturday, June 7, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

CIO Indicts Navy as Union-Buster

The First Naval Convoy (photo)

Eden Talk Bares Real War Aims

Uncle Sam’s Stock Exchange Hero: Chapter 2

How to Carry Water on Both Shoulders, from New York Times

Local 544 Mobilizes in Showdown with Bosses

Typographers refuse to return to AFL

He Voted for Draft for Your Son – but Not for His

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

14,000 Soldiers Stage Fort Dix Demonstration

Ammunition Uses, from New York Times

Workers’ Forum

Reason for Lag in “National Defense’

Wages Far Below Adequate Living Standard (graph)

War Chest Drive Starts Moving; First Returns In

FBI Seeking Wiretapping Authority from Congress

Militant Army

Left Jabs, by Cort

Stalinist Won’t Join Negro March Committee

Mickey’s on Strike (cartoon)

Honeywell Plant Closed by Minneapolis Strikers

Harlem Shows the Price Negro Pays for Jim Crow, by Myra Ward

British Rule in China Is as Vile as Japan’s

These French Socialists Say Leon Blum Was Wrong – But They Do the Same

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Food Crisis in Britain

Our Stand on “Taking Over” War Industries, by Jack Weber

A White Man’s Town, by D.H.

Militant Resolution Up in Irish Labor Party

[Editorials]

A Big Business Threat Against Wage Raises

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Business Goes In for ‘Bootlegging’ Metals



Vol. V No. 24, 14 June 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Workers! Fight for Your Right to Strike!

Army Breaks Strike – But Workers’ Morale Is High

What Wall Street Really Thinks of FDR’s “Aocialism”

Minneapolis Truckdrivers Vote Affiliation to CIO

Workers’ Forum

She Daren’t Unmask (photo)

Stalinist Hoodlums Beat Salesgirl for Militant

War Chest Drive Speeding Up as Branches Act

Labor Victim (photo)

Strike Wave Gains in Detroit

Cafeteria Workers Vote N.Y. General Strike, by Lou Cooper

Militant Army

Trotsky on Japan Plan for Conquest Features June 4 International

So This Is What the Army and Navy Is Used For!

Local 544 Accepts CIO Invitations to Affiliate

A People’s Army? from Daily Telegraph (London)

Roosevelt’s “Property Seizure” Bill

Left Jabs, by Cort

Aluminum strikers (photo)

AFL Leaders Are Scared by Roosevelt’s Plan

Shrunken bellies (picture)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

British Workers Are Unarmed

Bundles of Old Clothes for Britain, by Jack Weber

LaGuardia’s Friend, Generoso Pope

[Editorials]

Britain’s Battle for Latin-American Markets

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

On the War Fronts – Britain Promises Syrian Freedom



Volume V No. 25 Saturday, June 21, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

C.I.O. Starts Counter-Offensive Against Roosevelt Strikebreaking

An Editorial

Minneapolis Teamsters Inspire CIO Midwest Organizing Drive

Big Flint auto locals condemn Frankensteen

Workers’ Forum

Detroit Auto Unions Make New Gains

“Peace” in Marseilles (photo)

War Chest Hits Quarter-Mark, Behind Schedule

Negro March on Capital Upheld Against Critics, by Albert Parker

Cleveland Negroes Force Telephone Co to Hire Negroes

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

Militant Army

Cafeteria Workers Still Negotiating with N.Y. Bosses

Frankensteen’s Alibi for Roosevelt

Left Jabs, by Cort

Lundeberg Violated Union Policy by Being Anti-Bridges Witness, by John Preis

Protesting Transfer of Ships (photo)

Subway Workers Battle Is Nearing Its Climax

“Maritime” Federation Closes Shop, by C. Thomas

Labor League Condemns Roosevelt Administration

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Judge Jim Crow on the Bench – Byrnes, FDR’s Supreme Court Choice, Hates Negroes and Labor

War Department Holds Lid Down on House Inquiry

Trotskyist Interned in South Africa

Social Workers Picture State of the Nation

[Editorials]

Canners Exempt from Walsh-Healey Act Rules

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

On the War Fronts – Stalin-Nazi Clash Is Unlikely Now, by George Stern



Volume V No. 26 Saturday, June 28, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Defend the Soviet Union, Manifesto of the Socialist Workers Party

Tobin Sends 300 Hoodlums into Minneapolis – His Thugs >ttack 544-CIO Men

War Chest Drive Vital Now for Defense of USSR

One of Hitler’s Main Goals (photo)

FDR Tries to Prevent Negro March on Capital, by Albert Parker

Militant Army

On the War Fronts – Hitler Seeks Soviet Resources for Long War

“Democratizing” the Armed Forces?

Left Jabs, by Cort

Stalin’s Boasts About Hitler Pact

Soldiers Court-Martialled in 1918 Are Still Being Kept in Prison

Seafarers Condemn Roosevelt for Army Strikebreaking

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Chilean Trotskyists Unite — Strengthened Proletarian Party Maps Program of Action, by Terence Phelan

British “Labor” Party Refuses Aid to India, by Jack Weber

Army Taught to Fight “Strike Agitators”

Lewis, Murray and Mediation

[Editorials]

Trotsky’s Unheeded Warnings

Where We Stand, Albert Goldman



Vol. V No. 27, 5 July 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

The Only Real Defense of the Soviet Union – An Appeal to the Members of the Communist Party

Union-Busting FBI Raids Trotskyist Headquarters

SWP Demands Stalin Release Political Prisoners

FBI Raiders Seized Lenin-Trotsky Pictures, Books

War Chest Must Be Filled to Meet New Events

Negro March Leaders Yielded to FDR – In Calling Off Protest Against Jim Crowism, Randolph Betrayed People, by Albert Parker

Militant Army

CIO’s Statement Lashes FBI Raid on Trotskyists

What They Said About Finland – Then and Now

The Initial Fruits of the New Stalinist Turn, by Art Preis

The Balance-Sheet on Finland’s Role

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Henry Ford’s New Strategy

White Landlord May Slay Negro Says Texas Court

The Unsubdued Argentine, by Quebracho

Slated to Starve (photo)

[Editorials]

Workers’ Control in Britain’s Factories, by A Shop Steward in the Midlands

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Left Jabs, by Cort



Vol. V No. 28, 12 July 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

National CIO Backs 544’s Fight

Stalin’s Speech – Every Word Was Alien to the Leninist Program, by Felix Morrow

John L. Lewis Blasts Roosevelt and Hillman for Strikebreaking

CIO Defeats Wiretapping Bill

Miners Victorious Over Southern Mine Owners

Protest Defense Unemployment (photo)

War Chest Drive Is Speeding Up

Auto Organizers at Sea (photo)

AFL Organizer Resigns in Protest Against Tobin, from the Northwest Organizer

FBI-Gestapo at Work, by Cort

Militant Army

Fighting Back (cartoon), from CIO Pamphlet

Local 544-CIO’s Proud and Stainless Record

Government Strikebreakers (photo)

WPA Strikers Were Also Persecuted by the FBI

Our Banner – the Banner of Lenin and Trotsky

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Unite the Worker and the Soldier, by Eugene Varlin

Will Japan Now Attempt to Attack the USSR? by Jack Weber

What the New Turn of Stalinism Means in China, Italy and Germany, by Don Dore

[Editorials]

After Randolph Dropped the Negro March, by Albert Parker

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

U.S. and Britain Still Clash in Latin-America

They Love It



Vol. V No. 29, 19 July 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

For Unconditional Defense of the Soviet Union – A Program of Victory for the Soviet Union

Socialist Workers Party, 544-CIO Leaders Indicted

Price “Control” Is a Grim Joke

Newark CIO Takes Pro-War Stalinist line

War Chest Fills Fast – But Not Blitzkrieg Speed

Draftee Tells How Army Imposes Its Discipline, by A Draftee

CIO Forces Congressmen to Drop Anti-Labor Bill

544, SWP Leaders Indicted

AFL Weekly Shows Fear of CIO Truck Drivers

Roosevelt Warned CIO He Would Help Tobin

Lenin and Trotsky’s war methods

Left Jabs, by Cort

Lenin’s Theory of Imperialism – and Stalin’s, by Michael Cort

Shall We Campaign for U.S. Government Aid to the USSR, by Albert Goldman

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Aluminum Trust Prospers, by Art Preis

The Aims of the United States in China, by Jack Weber

FDR’s Precedents for Invasion

[Editorials]

Finland’s “Socialists” Now Serve Hitler, by Felix Morrow

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Glenn Martin Still Says He Won’t Hire Negroes, by Albert Parker



Vol. V No. 30, 26 July 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Inside the Conscript Army – Draftees Oppose Extension, by A Draftee

Why we have been indicted

Negro Soldiers Write Bitter Letters About How They Are Treated

FBI Terrorizes Federal Workers, CIO Union Charges, Cites Cases

Newark SWP Candidate Stresses Anti-War Fight

War Chest Hits Home Stretch; Finish Sprint On

Pickets Stop Boss Move (photo)

Text of Federal Indictment of SWP Leaders

Union Defense Guards Stopped Silver Shirts, by Don Dore

Government Strikebreakers (photo)

Biddle No Radical

FBI Frameup Against SWOC Falls Apart

Civil Liberties Union Condemns Indictments

Rents Soaring in Defense Homes

What the FBI is Trying to Save for Tobin by Hounding Local 544

Red Army Forces Still Intact

Our Military Policy – and the FBI’s False Version, by George Breitman

Bethlehem Steel Plant in “Slow-Down”

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Comintern and Germany – Stalinist Program Cannot Inspire German Masses to Overthrow Hitler

Why Stalin Has Again Instituted Army Commissars, by Jack Weber

Soldiers in Many Camps Protest Despite Threats

Yoo-hoo General Opened Many Eyes to Army Rule

[Editorials]

New York Post Readers Blast Its War Program

Where Hitler Has Miscalculated in Invading USSR, by John G. Wright

The Nation Whines While Idol Makes ‘Mistakes’



Vol. V No. 31, 2 August 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party
Formerly Socialist Appeal

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Labor’s Non-Partisan League Brands St. Paul Indictment as FBI Frameup

An Editorial

Arming the Soviet Workers (photo)

James P. Cannon is SWP N.Y. Mayor Candidate

Auto Union Convention Will Hear John L. Lewis, by E.R. Frank

Civil Rights Defense Committee Is Organized to Fight Prosecution

Friends Asked to Aid SWP Election Campaign

War Prices Are Going to Run Riot

New Deadline Set at Aug. 21 in Fund Drive

Mexican Stalinists for U.S. Indictment of SWP, by Walter O’Rourke

FBI-Gestapo’s Latest Victims, WPA Workers

Militant Army

Our Call for Workers Defense

Steel Workers Mopping Up (photo)

Arraignment of 20 Defendants Set for Aug. 11

Our Military Policy Aims to Bar American Petain

Support the Defendants in the Federal Prosecution of the Socialist Workers Party

Russian Revolution Speeded End of World War I

Boss Press Didn’t Give Knox’s Reason for Detective Force

Eugene V. Debs Was Ready to Fight – in the Worker’s Army

Lenin’s Manifesto of 1915 Against the War

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The “Socialist” Warmongers, by George Breitman

Social Democrats Come to the Aid of Imperialism, by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

On the War Fronts: Japan’s Next Southward Move Would Bring War, by George Stern

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Expelled YCL Member Writes to His Friend, from Willie Miller



Volume V No. 32 Saturday, August 9, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Electrical Workers Still on Strike (photo)

Hillman, Lewis in Auto Union Clash

Local 544-CIO Is Denied Election in One Industry

Negro Newspapers Call for Acquittal of SWP

Cannon-for-Mayor Petition Drive Gaining Speed

On the War Fronts: Red Army Blasts Myth of Hitler Strength

CIO News Says Army Taught to Break Strikes

War Chest Drive Nearing Goal; Now 83% Filled

‘Anti-Alien’ Smith Act Unmasked as Anti-Labor

War Contracts Show Who Profits from War

Draftee Says Officers Ordered to Be Tough

Militant Army

At the Auto Convention – Militant Note Struck at the Very Outset, by Art Preis

Tobin Hints He May Purge New York, Chicago Locals

Frankensteen Ok’d Use of Troops in Aviation Strike

Voice Your Protest of FBI Prosecution of SWP!

Hillmanites Beginning to Work with Stalinists Again

Hillmanites Attack Lewises for CIO Teamster Charter

Anton Penyaska (obituary)

Red Army Morale Astonishes Its Enemies, by George Breitman

FDR Repeats Wilson’s ‘Price Control’ Fraud, by Don Dore

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Churchill Fought the USSR, by Philip Blake

Pacifists Seek to ‘Fight’ War with a Petition

Ecuador-Peru Clash Caused by World War, by Quebracho

Army Incites Draftees Against Trade Unions, by A Draftee

Limited Monarch (photo)

[Editorials]

Revolts Against Nazis Spreading Over Europe

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Annapolis Open to All with Money and Pull, by Eugene Varlin



Vol. V No. 33, 16 August 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

SWP, 544-CIO Defendants Arraigned

One Year Passes ... Trostskyism Leads Workers’ Anti-War Fight

Leon Trotsky, Nov. 7, 1879–Aug. 21, 1940 (photos)

Auto Convention Groups Line Up Around North American Issue

Cannon-for-Mayor Petition Drive Wins Anti-War Workers’ Support

Navy May ‘Seize’ Kearny Shipyard

War Chest Hits 85% Only One Week to Go

Largest Union Convention (photo)

Wages, Not Profits Were Frozen in 1917, by Michael Cort

Militant Army

August Fourth Int’l Trotsky Memorial Issue

How Leon Trotsky Organized the Red Army, by John G. Wright

Natalia Trotsky Exposes New Plot to Free Jacson

Trotsky Showed How to Fight War and Fascism and the Only Way to Defend the Soviet Union

Defend Civil Liberties! Protest FBI Persecution of SWP!

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Trotsky Fought Unceasingly Against Lifelong Persecution, by Joseph Hansen

Progress in India Hindered by British Exploiters, by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

Churchill Sought the Overthrow of the USSR

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman



Vol. V No. 34, 23 August 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

FDR’s 8-Points Hide Real War Aims, by William F. Warde

SWP Elections Platform Hits FDR War Drive

Minneapolis AFL Unions Face ‘Purge’ by Green

Right Wing Leaders Win Out at Auto Convention

CIO Auto Workers Vote Support for Local 544

FDR Intervenes in Kearny Strike

Workers’ Forum

Private Ned Turman Died Fighting for Democracy

Few Days Left to Complete War Chest Drive

Militant Army

UAW Delegates on Picket Duty (photo)

CP Tell FDR How to Frame SWP, by Albert Goldman

544-AFL ‘Organizers’ Go on a Crime Spree

‘Commission Men’ Pull Down Fat Contract Fees, by Don Dore

On Strike at Kearny (photo)

Red Army Fighters (photo)

FBI Terrorizes Civil Service Unions

Roosevelt Now Imitates Wilson’s ‘14 Points’, by Art Preis

Why We Oppose Stalin’s Foreign Policy, by John G. Wright

Defend Civil Liberties! Protest FBI Persecution of SWP!

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Churchill Fought USSR with Men, Money, Guns and Diplomacy, by Philip Blake

Japan May Now Seize Opportunity to Attack Siberia, by Jack Weber

Trotsky on the Society of the Future

[Editorials]

Priorities Joblessness Faces 2 Million Workers, by C. Charles

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman



Vol. V No. 35, 30 August 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Workers Arm to Save Leningrad

An Editorial

Kearny Plant Taken Over by the Navy

Demurrers to Be Filed in St. Paul Suit

Tobin’s Terrorism Hit by Minneapolis Drivers

1,500 Strikers Picket Gimbel’s

7,500 Sign for Cannon as Mayor

Workers Pay Tribute to Trotsky’s Memory

Mass Picketing at Gimbel’s (photo)

War Chest at 90% as Drive Reaches End, by James P. Cannon

CP-Hillmanite Clash Faces UE Convention

Workers’ Forum

Memorial Telegrams Sent to Natalia Sedov Trotsky

Trotskyism Lives, by J.P. Cannon

Auto Convention Posed Labor’s War Problems, by E.R. Frank

Why the Draftee Army Lacks Morale, by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Famous American Labor Trials

Hopkins Covers Stalin and the Moscow Trials, by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

How the Bolsheviks Defended Petrograd

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

French Workers Fight Against Petain Terror, by Michael Cort



Vol. V No. 36, 6 September 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Masses Defend Soviet Cities

Local 544-CIO Drivers Press for Elections

Union Leader Bares Wire-Tapping FBI

Londoners Honor Memory of Trotsky

UERMW ‘Compromises’ on Anti-CP Resolution

Minnesota Negro Body Hits Military Jim Crow

N.Y. Campaign Headquarters (photo)

New York SWP District Will Complete Quota, from Financial Secretary

Subsistence Incomes to Be Taxed for War

Lawyer Scores Smith Act in Mpls. Meeting

Militant Army

LaGuardia Fires Ewart Guinier, Negro Trade Union Official

CP, Hillman form Anti-Lewis Bloc, by Art Preis

Biddle “Defends” Civil Liberties

TWU Demand Wage Rises (photo)

John L. Lewis: His Stand on War, His Role in the Unions, by George Breitman

Stalinists Displeased at UAW Convention

Labor’s Own Defense Project

Two Years of the War

Chicago Tribune Repeats Slanders Retracted by CP

The Marxist Attitude on Iran Invasion, by Albert Goldman

Stalinist N.Y. Election Platform Has One Aim: Support of the War, by Philip Blake

Prices Soaring Survey Reveals

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How the U.S. Rules Porto Rico, by M. Ingersoll

Destruction of the Dnieper Dam and What It Signifies, by Michael Cort

On the Soviet Eastern Front (photo)

Chinese Trotskyists Tell How to Defend the USSR

Words Out of the Past That the Stalinists Would Now Like to Forget Completely

Armed Women Defend Farms (photo)

[Editorials]

Manual Trains Soldiers to Think Like Fascists, by Michael Cort

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Draftees Lose Their Illusions in the Army, by A Draftee



Vol. V No. 37, 13 September 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

‘They Shot First’ Is the War Cry

An Editorial

St. Paul Case Being Argued

Marchers Show C.I.O. Strength (photo)

Department of Justice to Center Its ‘Case’ Around Minneapolis Union Defense Guard

CIO Begins Drive to Organize All Teamsters

CIO Charges New Tax Bill ‘Soaks the Poor’

War Bloc Runs UE Convention, by Art Preis

Workers’ Forum

Election Petitions in New York: Two Methods of Getting Them

Militant Army

Negro Soldiers Denounced by General Ben Lear

What the Union Defense Guard Did

Auto Workers on Parade (photo)

Mass Meeting for 29 to Be Held in Akron

Newark Socialist Workers Party Files Petitions for Breitman

Trotsky Memorial Speech, by Farrell Dobbs

The Labor Movement and the Draftees, by Victor Anderson

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Famous American Labor Trials

The Stalinists and the Question of Aid to the Soviet Union, by Jack Weber

Fortune Says Bosses Must Learn More from the Fascists

[Editorials]

Gen. De Gaulle Plans to Restore Monarchy, by Michael Cort

Where We Stand, by Albert Goldman

Hitler’s Program for the Soviet Collectives, by John G. Wright



Vol. V No. 38, 20 September 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Trial of 29 Set for October 20

An Editorial

Grain for the Soviet Front (photo)

SIU Strikes East Coast for War Bonus

Stalinists Declare War Against John L. Lewis

Noted Figures Sign Fund Appeal for 29

UAW Adopts Plan to Save Jobs

N.Y. Campaign Committee Asks Day’s Pay Donations

Racial Bias Bars Youth in Chicago

Training for Soviet Defense (photo)

Workers’ Forum

St. Paul Poll Goes Anti-War

Priorities as Pretext for Attack on Union

Militant Army

UAW Locals Adopt Plan

Biddle’s New Pretext for Prosecuting Us, by Felix Morrow

ACLU Asks That Prosecution Be Dropped, signed by John Haynes Holmes, Arthur Garfield Hayes & Roger Baldwin

Biddle’s Answer to the Civil Liberties Union

Help Fight the Indictments

‘Priorities Unemployment – Menace to Labor

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Churchill and Gallacher – They Mirror the Relations Between the Kremlin and the ‘Democracies’, by George Breitman

What Programs Will Rally the Masses of Europe? by Jack Weber

Stalinist Draft Policy ‘Shocks’ CP Members, by Don Dore

We’re Still Waiting!

[Editorials]

British Bosses Promise to Stop Sales of ‘Lend Lease’ Material, by Arthur Ford

Stalin Moves Against the ‘Volga Germans’, by John G. Wright



Vol. V No. 39, 27 September 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Seamen Defeat Maritime Commission

An Editorial

Cannon Petition Drive Nearing Successful End

Picketing Aluminum Trust (photo)

Minneapolis Drivers Are Refused Elections

Warren K. Billings Joins Committee Defending 29

NY Banquet to Honor Indicted SWP Leaders

Newark Defense Committee to Hold Banquet for 29 This Saturday

Packinghouse Strikers Defy Injunction

LaGuardia Gets Stalinist Boost for Reelection, by Harry Frankel

New York Opens Cannon for Mayor Drive

Text of Local 554’s [sic] statement

Militant Army

‘Insurgent’ Miners Oppose CIO Policies, by Anthony Massini

CP Makes Bid for Unity with Hillman

Defending “Democracy” (photo)

What the Communist Party Supports When It Backs Hillman’s Program, by Art Preis

Meaning of the Moves for CIO-AFL Unification, by George Breitman

In Memorial

Help Fight the Indictments

UAW Board Reaffirms Union’s Support for CIO Organization of Teamsters, by John Adamson

Hilferding “Found Dead” in Nazi Jail

Soviet Air Fighters (photo)

Randolph Calls for a New Negro Movement, by Albert Parker

‘My Day on Low Pay’, by A Housewife

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Famous American Labor Trials

Japan’s Dilemma – Dare It Attack the USSR Now? by Jack Weber

The Incredible Story of the Albert Dewey

Publisher of Fascist Papers Finds It Pays to Be a ‘Democrat’

[Editorials]

Arnold Attacks Labor for Production Curbs, by Don Dore

Anglo-Soviet Trade Union Committee Aids British Imperialists, by John G. Wright



Vol. V No. 40, 4 October 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Catastrophe Faces USSR as Result of Stalin’s Rule, by Natalia Sedov Trotsky

Churchill ‘Satisfied’ with Red Army Showing, by Felix Morrow

Soviet Masses Are Kept in the Dark Regarding Defeats

Judge Denies Motions Made for 29 Defendants

Red Sailors Defending USSR (photo)

SWOC Wins Victory at Sparrows Point Plant

LaGuardia Denounced by TWU Convention, by Harry Frankel

15,000 Cannon-for-Mayor Signatures to Be Filed

Workers’ Forum

Militant Army

How Stalin’s Purge Beheaded the Red Army, by Leon Trotsky

Auto Barons Intensify ‘Priority’ Unemployment

Committee Formed to Aid Imprisoned Negro Soldiers

Fourth International for October Is Off Press

‘Good Will’ Is Ended When Strike Begins

Help Fight the Indictment

CP Licks Hillman’s Boots, by Art Preis

Curran Shifts Stand on SIU Strike Issue

Curtiss-Wright Company Union Policy Exposed

Newark Defense Committee Holds Successful Banquet for 29

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Roosevelt and Neutrality, by Walter Lang

Not the Bosses, but the Workers Will Save the USSR, by Jack Weber

‘Isolationists’ Hide Real Cause of War, by Anthony Massini

Defense Committee Secretary Shows Biddle’s Words Contradict His Acts, by George Novack

[Editorials]

Boss Patriotism Wilts at Idea of 6% Profits, by Don Dore

Tagore’s Last Article, by Rabindranath Tagore, from The Tribune



Vol. V No. 41, 11 October 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

U.S. Aims at World Rule, Says Knox, by George Breitman

Kremlin Conceals Real Reasons for Defeats, by Art Preis

New pamphlet on SWP prosecution now on sale

Grant Dunne, 1894–1941 (obituary)

Labor Groups Denounce Union-Buster LaGuardia

Reason for Union Guards (photo)

ILGWU Local Calls Strike in Bayonne, by Lou Cooper

Seamen Win War Bonus Gains as Result of Strike Action

Revolution!

N.Y. Workers Honor Defendants at Inspiring Solidarity Banquet

Soviet Losses Are Threatening the Future Conduct of the War

544-CIO Continues Fight for Elections

Stalinists Join Tobin in Attacking Teamsters, by Anthony Massini

Trotsky Assassin Gives New GPU ‘Defense’ Line, by Walter Rourke

Trotskyites Again!

Help Fight the Indictment

‘We Were Bombed at Suez’, by Al Swanson

Working Class Revolts Sweep Nazified Europe

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Trends of “Isolationism”, by Don Dore

Japanese Moves in China Are Prelude to New Adventures, by Jack Weber

Monopolies Nibble at Consumers’ Pockets

Mexican Workers Shot by Camacho’s Soldiers, by Piocho

[Editorials]

American Legion Speaks for Army General Staff, by Ruth Jeffrey

Are Capitalist Bosses Necessary, by William F. Warde



Vol. V No. 42, 18 October 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Stalin’s Policy Means Doom of USSR, by Art Preis

SWP Plenum-Conference Adopts Program on Tasks for Party

Desperate Struggle (photo)

Trial of SWP, 544-CIO Leaders Starts Monday

Poll-Tax Court Upholds Waller Death Decree

Will Support Boss War to ‘Bitter End’ – Green

Stalinists Withdraw Own Candidate to Support Union-Buster LaGuardia

CP Joins with Bosses in Denouncing Strikes, by Don Dore

Birds of a Feather (photo)

Militant Army

Help Fight Federal Prosecution

Our Party’s Guide to Immediate Action, Resolution of Plenum-Conference of the Socialist Workers Party

A Farewell to Grant Dunne – Worker-Warrior, by Farrell Dobbs

Canadian Labor Fights War Repression

Judge White-Washes Aluminum Trust in Government’s Monopoly Suit

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Famous American Labor Trials

Petty Bourgeois Opposition Shows Its Bankruptcy, by Jack Weber

Class Rule in Army Shows It Will Not Fight for Democracy, by A Draftee

[Editorials]

“Why We Left the Petty Bourgeois Opposition”, by John Borden and 11 others

What Has Inspired the Growing Unrest in Occupied Lands? by Michael Cort



Vol. V No. 43, 25 October 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Stalin Orders GPU Rule for Moscow

Minneapolis Trial Is Postponed for One Week

Cannon Name on Ballot for Mayor of N.Y.

Labor Gained Nothing from AFL Convention, by Don Dore

SWOC Condemns Jim Crow Policy of the U.S Army

Workers’ Forum

New York Party Holds Spirited Convention, by Lou Cooper

Socialism in One Country (quotes)

Militant Army

Bell Aircraft Workers Vote to Go on Strike

ACLU Issues Pamphlet on the Minnesota Case

450 Isolantite Strikers Firm, by Arthur Burch

Official Text of Stalin’s ‘Shoot on the Spot’ Order

C.P. Goons Assault Militant Salesmen, by Tom Silvers

Maidenform Strikers See Victory Now After Forcing Dubinsky Recognition

Results of the First Year of Conscription – Low Morale, Lack of Competent Leadership Main Features of Army, by Anthony Massini

Adequate Direct Relief Is Immediate Necessity for Victims of Priorities, by Art Preis

Governor Stassen of Minnesota Practices for the Presidency

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Strikes Sweep Shanghai, by Robert L. Birchman

Social Patriots Call for ‘Unity of Labor’ – For War, by Jack Weber

Two Corrections

‘Allies’ Won’t Help the USSR, by Michael Cort

Help fight the Federal Prosecution

[Editorials]

Industrial vs. Craft Unionism (cartoon), by Carlo, from Industrial Organizer

New CRDC Pamphlet Proves Anti-War Basis of Minnesota Trial, by Edith Kane

British Stalinists Beg for a Western Front, by Lydia Beidel



Volume V No. 44 Saturday, November 1, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Trial of 28 Opens with Attack on SWP Program

No Imperialist ‘Western Front’ Will Save USSR

Cannon’s N.Y.’S Candidate Against War

Breitman SWP Candidate in New Jersey

CIO Officials Endorse ‘28’ Defense Committee

Planning in Buffalo

Trial Sidelights – The First Day in the Court Room

How the Jury Panel Was Selected

How to Become a Fine Gentleman

Militant Army

Defending Leningrad (photo)

Rejected Questions of Defense to Jury

Albert Goldman: Defendant and Counsel for Defense

Records of 28 Show Long Service to Labor

In Memoriam

Vote against war! Vote for J.P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Why the prosecution? by Art Preis

Post-War Crisis Will Grip All Capitalist Lands, by Jack Weber

LaGuardia No Friend of Negroes of Harlem, by Myra Ward

[Editorials]

‘Western Front’ Latest Stalin Soviet Betrayal

The Crimes of Stalin, by Lydia Beidel



Vol. V No. 45, 8 November 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Government Witnesses Boomerang

An Editorial

Stalin Interview Shows Real Situation in USSR, by George Breitman

‘Captive’ Mine Strikers Agree to 15-Day Truce

Trial an Alarm Signal to Labor

Next week

Stoolpigeon Sets Tone for Government’s Case

War Raises Vital Issues for Voming CIO National Convention, by Don Dore

Air Associates Strike Saved by CIO Solidarity

Knitgoods Union Calls for Reform of the American Labor Party

Militant Army

Day by Day Summary of the Minnesota Trial

Goldman States the Case for the Defense, by Albert Goldman

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

What the Capitalists Think About the Soviet Union’s War, by Jack Weber

{Editorials]

Stalin’s Decrees Bare Rift with Red Officers, by John G. Wright

The Crimes of Stalin, by Lydia Beidel



Vol. V No. 46, 15 November 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

An Editorial

Witness Admits Tobin-FBI Plot Against 28 on Trial

Cannon Polls 1,138 in N.Y. Election

3.333 [sic] Votes for Breitman in New Jersey

Same Disastrous Policy to Be Followed, by George Breitman

“Union for Democratic Action” Denounces Trial

CIO Meets as FDR Opens Anti-Union Drive, by Joe Andrews

Daily reports

Day by day Summary of the Minnesota Trial

Meal-Time for the 28 at the Minneapolis SWP Headquarters (photos)

‘Our Party’s Answer to the Prosecution’, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How Stalin Will Return Aid Given Him by ‘Democracies’, by Jack Weber

Newark CRDC Mass Meeting

[Editorials]

Latest Lies About the Moscow Trials Serve Stalin’s New Diplomatic Needs



Vol. V No. 47, 22 November 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Strike Shows FDR’s Anti-Labor Role

Judge Denies Motions of Defense

Government Strikebreaking (photo)

An Editorial

CIO Convention Backs ‘Captive’ Mine Strike, by Joe Andrews

San Francisco CIO Industrial Union Council Pledges Support to Defendants

Churchill Rejects Stalin Plea for ‘Western Front’, by George Breitman

New Forces Rally to Defense Front for 28

Day by Day Summary of the Minnesota Trial

Japan Sends Another Special Envoy to “Discuss” Far Eastern Crisis, by Jack Weber

Army for Strikers?

Can the ‘Isolationists’ Fight Against the War? by Myra Ward

Stalin’s Frame-up Purges Whitewashed, by Art Preis

Politics Make Strange Bedfellows, by M. Stein

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Stalinist Theory of “Socialism in One Country”, by C. Charles

Davies Suddenly Remembers About the Moscow Trial, by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

Trotsky Showed How to Defend the Soviet Union

The Crimes of Stalin, by Lydia Beidel

How British ‘Democracy’ Works in South Africa, by Jerry Kirk



Volume V No. 48 Saturday, November 29, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Cannon Answers ‘Sedition’ Charges

‘Captive’ Mine Workers Forced to Arbitrate, by Art Preis

Libyan Front Is of No Use to Defense of USSR, by Henry Keller

Pro-War Stand Imperils CIO Organizing Drives, by Joe Andrews

Poll-Tax Court Sets Date for Execution of Waller

New Forces Supporting Defense of 23 on Trial

CP-Frankensteen Forces Propose Aid to FBI Hounding of Unions, by Murray Weiss

Militant Army

James P. Cannon on the Witness Stand

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Complaints That Draftees Make – General Staff Itself Is Forced to Print Some of Their Letters, by Joseph Hansen

British Bosses Are Worried About Aims of U.S. Imperialism, by Jack Weber

Jack McDonald (obituary)

A Correction

[Editorials]

Administration Backs Anti-Labor Law Drive, by Don Dore

Weygand’s Ousting Marks New Stage in France’s Development, by Marcel Letourneur

The Real Criminals in Harlem ‘Crime Wave’



Vol. V No. 49, 6 December 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

18 Convicted Under Anti-Labor Smith Act; Plan Appeal to Higher Courts

Labor Unions Fight Anti-Strike Laws, by Don Dore

American-Japanese War Preparations Hastened, by Joseph Hansen

USSR Scores First Major Victory in Rostov Battle, by John G. Wright

Farmers Union Meets in St. Paul

Telegrams to Defendants

Day by Day Summary of the Minnesota Trial

Labor Leader Acquitted in Texas Frame-up Trial

Workers’ Forum

Latest Fourth International Features Many Timely Articles

Cannon Tells the Jury How Trotskyists Oppose All the Imperialists in the War

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Southern Drive Is a Key Task of CIO

Why Did Hitler Resurrect the Anti-Comintern Pact? by Jack Weber

[Editorials]

The Crimes of Stalin, by Lydia Beidel

Behind the Scenes of “America First”, by Myra Ward



Vol. V No. 50, 13 December 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

War Reinstates 1917 Espionage Act

Six of the Defendants convicted (photo)

Judge Sentences 18 Minnesota Defendants

USSR Faces War on Two Fronts, by John G. Wright

Nazis Given Free Speech, Labor Leaders Denied It

James P. Cannon, on Witness Stand, Tells Jury About Origin and History of Workers Defense Guards

Next Week

18 Convicted Under Smith Act – But Which Section?

[Editorials]

The Crimes of Stalin, by Lydia Beidel

GPU Plans Killing Jacson Then Blaming N. Trotsky, by Walter Rourke



Volume V No. 51 Saturday, December 20, 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

New Board Planned to Curb Labor

Bill of Rights Defenders Hold N.Y. Rally to Free 18

New Yorkers Get Taste of War (photo)

War Profiteers Scored for Causing High Prices

Execution of Waller Is Stayed Until March 12

Rubbers Workers Endorse C.R.D.C.

New Bail Must Be Raised for Eighteen Defendants

Vultee Manages to Get Along

The Economic Stakes of the War in the Far East, by Don Dore

Thumbnail Biographies of 18 Convicted

Auto Workers Taking Steps to Aid Draftees, Jobless

Militant Army

Albert Goldman’s Final Argument to the Jury

Albert Goldman, Labor Defender – He Made History in the Trial of the Twenty-Eight, by Felix Morrow

[Editorials]

C.P. Distorts What Lenin Said on Junius Pamphlet, by John G. Wright

Stalin Is Willing to Have the Allies Police the World, by Max Rosen



Vol. V No. 52, 27 December 1941, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Lydia Beidel

Bosses Seek to ‘Freeze’ Open Shop

An Editorial

Dodge Local Dends Dunds to Defend 18

Cops Fail to Intimidate Canadian Strikers (photos)

USSR Victories Could Be Turning Point of War, by Anthony Massini

Union Donations to the C.R.D.C. Since War Began

War Order ‘Commission’ Racket Bared at Hearing

Trusts, Not Farmers, Gain from Food Price Rises

Garbage Collectors Get Dirty Deal in Rochester

James T. Farrell on the Minneapolis Convictions, by James T. Farrell

Militant Army

Albert Goldman Tells the Minneapolis Jury That We Seek to Organize “the Immense Majority in the Interest of the Immense Majority”

Italian Fascists Fear Mass Revolt, by Don Dore

[Editorials]

Our Answer to Foster’s Questions and Answers, by M. Stein

Union Contributors to Civil Rights Defense Committee

 


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