The Militant Masthead

(1942)

CONTENTS BY ISSUE

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Vol. VI No. 1, 3 January 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow

An Editorial

Churchill Urges Creation of New League of Nations

N.J. CIO Votes Support of 18

Protesting Priorities Lay-Offs (photo)

Auto Profits Soar; Workers Get Laid Off

War Labor Policy Favors Interests of Employers, by Don Dore

Stalin and Eden Reach Agreement on War Policy, by Anthony Massini

Pope Offers a Peace Program

Albert Goldman Explains to the Jury the Conditions Under Which the Unionists Organized Defense Guard

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Increasing Pressure Draws Vichy Regime Closer to Nazis, by Max Rosen

Protest Meeting for Ex-Soldiers

Where Is This “New Order”?

Five Men Were Lynched in 1941, Says NAACP Report

Steel Workers Strike Against Pay-Cut Plan

[Editorials]

On Guard Against the Stalinist Provocateurs! by Albert Parker

Goldman’s Article in the March 29 Militant

How British Bosses Get Rich on Cost Plus 10%, by British Revolutionary socialist League


Vol. VI No. 2, 10 January 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow

Auto Bosses Demand More Profits

An Editorial

IWW Defense Committee and Pacific Coast Unions Aid 18

Jim Crow Policy Unchanged (cartoon), by Art Forth

Jean Meichler Shot by Nazis as a Hostage

Red Army Wins Victories with Armed Workers Aid, by John G. Wright

Unions Face Run-Around from War Labor Board, by Don Dore

‘United Nations’ Pledged Against Separate Peace

“The Party and the Trade Union Movement”, by Albert Goldman

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

They Fear Revolts in Europe Above Everything Else, by A. Roland

Stalin on the Phone

Going Up!

[Editorials]

Profits, Prices Outrun Wages CIO Paper Shows

The Bosses, Not the Workers, Prevent Rise in Production, by Anthony Massini

War Profits Rise 44% in 1941, Says Labor Dept.

Bills to Register CP Are Blow at Labor Movement


Vol. VI No. 3, 17 January 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow

New Board Stacked Against Labor

OPM Parley Rejects Auto Union Plan, by Don Dore

3 Groups Send Money to Aid 18

450,000 Face Long Term of Unemployment, by Joe Andrews

Youth Play Increasing Role in USSR Defense, by John G. Wright

Fred Beal Is Released on Parole

On the 18th Anniversary of Lenin’s Death, by C. Charles

New Tax Plans Hit Workers Most

Goldman Discusses the Government Witnesses

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Relations Between Great Britain and the U.S. in the War, by A. Roland

Corporation Profits Rising in Spite of Taxes (graphic)

Contract Negotiations Break Down at Kearny

([Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co.]

[Editorials]

Dewey Refutes Davies Whitewashing of Trial

Marshall Field Is Not So Liberal with Own Workers

Fourth Int’l Features Statement on the War


Vol. VI No. 4, 24 January 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Felix Morrow

An Editorial

All-Out War Profiteering Exposed in Senate Report

New Jersey L.N.P.L. Votes Support of 18

What Truman Report Showed

Trotskyist Leader Issues a ‘Statement on the War’

Why USSR Gets So Few Prisoners, by John G. Wright

Goldman Analyzes Real Aim of the Prosecution

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Deep-Going Effects of War Costs on American Economy, by A. Roland

What Truman Report Showed

C.P. Is Out to ‘Get’ Knitgood Union Leader

C.R.D.C. Raises Bail for 18

Reminder That Race Discrimination Is Not a New Thing, from St. Paul Recorder

Bosses Still Control Production in England

What ‘War for Democracy’ Is in Colonies

[Editorials]

Welles Tries to Line Up So. American Countries, by C. Charles

Davies’ Book and the Elimination of the ‘Fifth Column’, by Anthony Massini (corrected)

Socialist Party Divided Over Policy Toward War

CIO Unionist Discusses Task of Labor in War


Vol. VI No. 5, 31 January 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

CIO Seeks ‘Substantial’ Wage Raises

An Editorial

Layoffs Mounting in Auto (photo)

Naval Contractors Reap Stupendous War Profits

U.M.W. Local Protests Trial

Partial Victory for U.S. Won at Rio Conference, by C. Charles

CIO Leader and City Councilman Ask Aid for 18

Court of Appeals Turns Down Waller Petition

Trotsky’s Book: ‘Edited’, Then Suppressed, by Albert Goldman

Same Dollar-a-Year Men Run New Nelson Set-up, by Don Dore

Facts on Naval Contracts

San Francisco Hotel Strikers Holding Firm

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Stalinists Open Up a New Slander Campaign Against the Trotskyists

The Burmese People and Their Struggle for Independence, by A. Roland

Grandizo Munis, Answering Charges of Mexican CP, Warns Against GPU Moves, by Grandizo Munis

Typhus Spread Menaces All Armies and Peoples, by Edith Kane

[Editorials]

What Holds Production Back? – Production Losses (graphic)

The People’s Front and the Coming Elections in Chile, by William F. Warde

How Lenin’s Death Was Commemorated in Moscow, by John G. Wright

Teachings of Lenin Discussed at N.Y. Mmeeting

James P. Cannon Chief Speaker at L.A. Lenin Memorial Rally

A Correction


Volume VI No. 6 Saturday, February 7, 1942, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

An Editorial

New Price Bill Is a Fraud

Nelson Makes Plaintive Plea for $1-a-Year Men

Dunne Starts on National Tour

Irish Government Makes Protest Against A.E.F.

Dope – “Western Civilization’s” First and Greatest Gift to the Orient, by Marc Loris

3 Statements on the War

Kentish Miners Strike Despite Prison Threats

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

GPU Continues Terror Drive in Mexico

Hawaii – The Island Where Democracy Is Hard to Locate, by Ruth Jeffrey

Congressmen Try to Take Detroit Housing Project Away from Negroes

On the Defense Front

544-CIO on Election Ballot in NLRB

[Editorials]

Epidemics of Typhus Are Dread By-products of War, by Edith Kane

The Court Clown, by M. Stein


Vol. VI No. 7, 14 February 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Mexican Unions to Give Workers Army Training

CIO Heads Hand Over Key Demands to WLB

An Editorial

Business as Usual on International Scale

V.R. Dunne Explains Trial of 18 to Auto Workers

G.M. Auto Union Council Maps Contract Demands, by Joe Andrews

Congress Stalls Priorities Relief Bill

Kelly Postal Acquitted by Judge

What Colonial People Think About the War, by Art Preis

Mike Gold and His Friend ‘Slim’ Discuss the Colonial Situation, by M. Stein

How the Democracies Treat Aliens and Refugees

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Murray Report Shows $1-a-Year Men Aid Growth of the Monopolies

Vladivostok – Key to the Pacific War, by A. Roland

Spokesman of Profiteers Embarrasses Denators, by Don Dore

Super-Exploitation Is Lot of Hawaiian Masses, by Ruth Jeffrey

[Editorials]

How Lenin Explained the Causes of World War I, by V.I. Lenin

Norman Thomas Does Not See ‘Practical’ Alternative to War, by William F. Warde


Vol. VI No. 8, 21 February 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Fall of Singapore Shakes Empire

An Editorial

Grace Carlson Files as SWP Candidate for Mayor

WDL Asks Aid to Save Odell Waller’s Life

House Committee Knifes Federal Aid to Jobless

What Are They Fighting About? by Anne O’Hare McCormick, from New York Times

WPB to ‘Streamline’ Contract Letting

AFL Publication Urges Rising Scale of Wages

How Britain Scorched Earth in Singapore

How a German Worker Might Answer Manifesto of German-Soviet Committee, by Anthony Massini

New Pact Puts Ethiopia Under British Control, by Mark Braden

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

Two Candidates for One Job, by M. Stein

Clement Opposition in S.P. Is Typical Centrist Group, by William F. Warde

Lessons of the Last War, by A. Roland

[Editorials]

160 Protest C.P. Lynch Moves Against Refugees

How Much Longer Can Capitalism Stand War Strain? by John G. Wright

Feb. 4th International One of Best Ever Issued


Vol. VI No. 9, 28 February 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

An Editorial

FDR Asks Sacrifices of Labor but Not of Bosses

Churchill Shuffles War Cabinet, Adds Cripps

V.R. Dunne to Speak in N.Y. and Newark

How Stalin Greeted Red Army’s 24th Anniversary, by John G. Wright

Grace Carlson’s Name to Be Put on Ballot

Bosses Start Offensive to Block CIO’s Demands

Congress Throws Out the Bill to Aid Unemployed

On the Defense Front

Latest Developments in Struggle of 544-CIO

Street Scene in India (photo)

India, ‘Heart’ of the Empire, by William Ellis

Lessons of the Last War, by A. Roland

New Boards to Control Seas and Shipping Now – and After War, by Albert Parker

[Editorials]

Business Background of Nelson, Head of WPB

Prime Minister of an Empire in State of Decay, by M. Stein


Vol. VI No. 10, 7 March 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Workers Face Crushing War Taxes

Carlson Offers Socialist Program in Primaries

British Fail to Win Aid of Burma Natives

Landlords, K.K.K. Behind Housing ‘Riot’ in Detroit

Workers Objecting to War Profiteers Are Slandered as ‘Tools of Nazism’

CIO Leaders Speak at Dunne Reception Newark

Election Platform of Socialist Workers Party of St. Paul

Civil Rights Menaced by Anti-Alien Order

Grace Carlson’s Record Is a Record of Militant Struggle

Behind the Anti-Japanese Clamor in California

Pennsylvania Meetings for V.R. Dunne

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Ernest Williams

British Labor Party Leaders Betray Masses of Both India and England

The United States Is for Free Trade in British Empire, by A. Roland

Agrarian Revolution Is Key to Struggle in India, by John G. Wright

WDL Pamphlet Has Article on Minneapolis Case

[Editorials]

American Tells of Indian Workers’ Organizations, by William Ellis

A Side Show That Almost Stole the Show, by M. Stein

Strong Words ... Unanswered


Vol. VI No. 11, 14 March 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Churchill’s ‘Offer’ Is a Rejection of India’s Demand for Independence

C.P. Begins New Lynch Campaign in Cleveland, by Anthony Massini

1,180 Votes for Carlson

Stalinists Have Revived Plea for ‘Second Front’, by John G. Wright

Wilkins Describes Detroit Housing ‘Riot’

Officials Fail to Act in Tobin Gunmen Case

Grace Carlson’s Radio Speech

V.R. Dunne Honored at New York CRDC Dinner

Workers Forum

New Haven Local Contributes

Atlantic Charter Not Intended for Colonies

Black Market Diverts Rations from Workers, by Don Dore

Worried Taxpayer Gets Cave Ready, from Bill Morgan

Background of the French Trials, by Marc Loris

GPU Lynch Campaign Is on International Scale, by William F. Warde

Murray Opposes Strikes as Bosses Hit at Labor

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The 59th Anniversary of the Death of Karl Marx, by Harry Frankel

American After the War – Golden Future or Chaos? by A. Roland

Why Philippine Masses Have Not Been Rallied to Support of War, by C. Charles

Workers’ Forum

Judge Refuses to Quash Writ of 544-CIO

[Editorials]

Workers Will Honor Tom Mooney as a Great Labor Martyr

The Notebook of an Agitator, by J.P.C.

New York School Presents Cannon in Trotskyism Series


Vol. VI No. 12, 21 March 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

British Suppress Far Eastern Revolutionists

Labor’s Rights Menaced by Open-Shop Smith Bill

Joint Conferences Will Result Only in Speed-up, by Don Dore

Imperialist Etiquette

Carlson Vote Highest in Workers’ Neighborhoods

Another Negro Lynched; More Soldiers in ‘Riot’, by Albert Parker

Pittsburgh Courier Tells Times About New Guinea

CRDC Expands Activity as Results of Dunne Tour

Attorneys Are Preparing the Mpls. Appeal

The Kind of ‘Sacrifices’ N.A.M. Is Eager to Make

Ruling on Sunday Pay Opens Door to New GM Move

Blum Admits Preserving Rule of French Bosses

The Negro Struggle

British Miners Continue Strike, Win Demands, Free Jailed Leaders

Guthrie Resignation Shows Bosses Can’t Plan production, by A. Roland

The Role of Democratic Demands in India Today, by John G. Wright

British Lords Express Views on Struma Tragedy

[Editorials]

Commune Charted Way to Workers’ Freedom, by C. Charles

The Jewish Worker and the Struggle for Socialism, by M. Stein

Articles on India Feature of March Fourth International


Vol. VI No. 13, 28 March 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Union Leaders Yield to FDR Threat

An Editorial

Dunne Tour Extended to Include West Coast Cities

Bringing More Chains (cartoon)

CP Attempts to Halt Distribution of the Militant

Joint Committees Have Power Only to ‘Advise’

Flint Workers Denounce New Speed-Up Campaign

Waller Gets Executive Stay

544-CIO Contract is 10¢ an Hour Higher Than Tobin’s, by Jack Ranger

General Motors Want to Cut Heart Out of UAW, by Joe Andrews

More Unions Give Support to CRDC

Bethlehem Corp. Launches Union-Smashing Campaign

CP Joins Government in Hiding Truth About the Browder Case, by Anthony Massini

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Economist Advocates Junking of British ‘Democracy’ for Duration, by Larissa Reed

Technocracy Evolves Openly Toward Fascism, by A. Roland

Natalia Trotsky’s Views on Malamuth’s Editing, from Natalia Sedov Trotsky

British Bayonets Uphold Rule of Native Princes, by John G. Wright

[Editorials]

Toledano Explains What ‘National Unity’ Means, by John Corbett

The Grand Illusion – Sir Stafford Cripps and Indian Independence, by M. Stein


Volume VI No. 14 Saturday, April 4, 1942, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

UAW Meets in Midst of Open Shop Drive, by Joe Andrews

Standard Oil-Nazi Deal Exposes Boss Patriotism, by Art Preis

India Congress Heads Reject Cripps’ Plan, by Anthony Massini

St. Louis CIO Council Endorses Work of CRDC

Stalin’s Policy Brings USSR Little Outside Aid, by John G. Wright

Congress 6% Profits Proposal Is a Fraud

Who Impedes Production? by Assistant Attorney-General Arnold

Stalinists Try to Suppress Union Militancy, Speed Up Workers,
‘Finger’ All Opponents and ‘Appease’ Bosses

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Russian Phase of the Pacific War, by A. Roland

Tobin Urges Locals to Hire Some Statisticians, by Jack Ranger

[Editorials]

Bethlehem Steel to Get $50,000,000 Plant Gift

Is Everybody Happy? – The Soviet Union and Its Democratic Allies, by M. Stein


Vol. VI No. 15, 11 April 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

War Profiteering Gets Senate O.K.

An Editorial

Militant UAW Delegates Resist Holiday Pay Cut

FDR’s Letter Shows Bosses Caused Holiday Shutdowns

Standard Oil Bosses Lie About Deal with Nazis, by Art Preis

Negro Soldiers Killed in Jersey, Arkansas, Texas, by Albert Parker

How Can Hitler’s Hold on German Soldiers be Broken?

AFL Heads Help Company Union to Fight the CIO

Wage Scales Cut by Auto Bosses in the New Plants

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The New Leader, the Dies Committee and Civil Liberties, by A. Roland

Local Proposes Contract for the Steel Industry

L.A. Stalinists Assault Woman Selling Militant

The Special Features of India’s Agrarian Problem, by John G. Wright

[Editorials]

Controversy over the Jewish Question, by M. Stein

A Case for the FBI? by John Corbett

Harlem Meeting to Discuss War and Negro People


Vol. VI No. 16, 18 April 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Britain Rejects Indian Proposals

UAW Militants Oppose Yielding Labor’s Rights, by Joe Andrews

Nazi Tieup Holds Back Magnesium Output

SWP Candidate Prepares Final Campaign Plans

Wave of Violence Against Negro Soldiers Claims Its Fifth Victim in Two Weeks

Record Is Filed for Appeal in “Sedition” Case

C.P. Tries New Scheme to Halt Sale of Militant

The Inspiring Example of Thomas J. Watson, from M. Alvin

More Unions Give Funds to Support Defense of 18

Stalinist ‘Reincarnated’

Cop Murders Alabama Negro in Cold Blood

Knox Attacks Union of Radio Ship Men

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Doing business with Hitler

The Dilemma of the Capitalist Class of India, by A. Roland

‘Woman’s Place’ – It’s in the Factories Now, by Lydia Beidel

[Editorials]

A Stalinist Discusses Situation in Germany, by Larissa Reed

The Homeward Journey – Sir Stafford’s Mission to India and the New Masses, by M. Stein


Vol. VI No. 17, 25 April 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

FDR, Congress Seek to Freeze Wages

May Day Manifesto of the Socialist Workers Party

Carlson Runs for Mayor on a Fighting Socialist Program

Maritime Commission Aims Blow at Unions

Laval Returns to Power to Help the German War

They Still Do Business with Hitler

Nazis Order Execution of Henricus Sneevliet

Workers Democracy or Vigilante Assault – Which Shall Prevail?

War Intensifies Women’s Role

Communist Party Betrays Indian People’s Struggle, by Felix Morrow

Attacks on Negro Troops Continue Uninterrupted

How Spirit of May Day Flamed in World War I, by Art Preis

Demand End to Indian Serfdom (photo)

An Unforgettable May Day – Cleveland, 1919

Labor’s First May Day Martyrs Were Militant Internationalists, by Marvell Scholl

The Trotskyists Continue Struggle for Socialism in Lands Oppressed by Both the Axis and ‘Democracies’

Goldman Speaks over Radio for Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Character of China’s War

Laval Will Try to Make France Part of Hitlerite Order, by A. Roland

Buick UAW Local Opposes Surrender of Overtime Pay

When Unionism Conquered Ford, by Joe Andrews

Seek Freedom for Seamen Framed ’37 Strike

[Editorials]

The Two Pamphlets That Came Out of the Trial, reviewed by Harry Frankel

Names and Aims – Some Reflections on the President’s Request, by M. Stein

April Fourth International Features National Question


Vol. VI No. 18, 2 May 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

FDR Plan Hits Workers Hardest

Communist Press Whitewashes Nazi-U.S. Business Patent Pools

Meetings, Radio Talks Wind Up Carlson Campaign

War Shipping Board Hits Again at Seamen

Kelly Postal Convicted for Abiding by Union’s Vote, by Jack Ranger

Who creates race bias in the Army? from The Nation

Dunne Reaches West Coast on CRDC Tour

WLB Finally Hands Down Ruling in Long-Delayed Shipyard Case

CIO Members in L.A. Read Militant in Spite of CP Attack

Negro Workers Win Job Equality in Flint Plant, by Jeff Thorne

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

They Still Do Business with Hitler

Role of Passive Resistance in the Indian Struggle, by A. Roland

Another Local Is Against Giving Up Overtime Wages

A Note on Liebknecht, by Art Preis

[Editorials]

The Stalinist I.L.D. and the Minneapolis Trial, by Felix Morrow

British Data Shows War Has Not Halted the Class Struggle, by Edith Kane

Low-Paid Women Welcomed by Industry, by Lydia Beidel


Vol. VI No. 19, 9 May 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

FDR Shipyard Program Shows “Wage Stabilization” Means Wage Freezing

India Congress Leaders Advocate Suicidal Policy

Another Standard Oil-Nazi Deal Is Exposed in Senate

Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Waller Case

Kelly Postal Sentenced Up to Five Years, by Jack Ranger

SWP Holds Meetings to Celebrate May Day

Negroes March on Capital, Protest Police Brutality

150 Hear Dunne in Los Angeles

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Stalinists Attack Workers

The Question of Peace Feelers, by A. Roland

Why I Left the Ranks of the Young Communist League, by Albert Lapel

New Haven SWOC Local Votes Aid to 18 Defendants

[Editorials]

Unions Must Set Out to Organize Woman Worker, by Lydia Beidel

An Open Letter to the British Workers, by an Indian revolutionist J.V.P. DeSilva


Vol. VI No. 20, 16 May 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Steel Union Holds Constitutional Convention

Living Standards to Sink to 1932 Level – Henderson

This Is the Answer to “The Story of Carboloy”, by Walter Freeman

Two Trotskyist Leaders Escape from Ceylon Jail

Union-Busting Moves Blocked by United Front of Seamen

Odell Waller Wins a Stay of Execution

Black Market to Boost Cost of Living in U.S., by Larissa Reed

Chicago May Frolic Nets $115 for CRDC

Morgenthau for Higher Tax on Lowest Incomes

Stalinists Attack Trotskyists for Defending Labor’s Rights, by Philip Blake

Drive Launched to Repeal California Income Tax Law, by Gordon Bailey

British M.P.’s Hit Stalinist Drive Against Refugees

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

A New Political Crisis Is in the Offing for France, by A. Roland

A Novel About the Great Steel Strike of 1919, reviewed by Albert Parker

SWOC Locals Donate Aid to 18 Defendants

Inflation and Price Fixing Are Analyzed in May Issue of Fourth International

[Editorials]

Stalin’s May First “Order of the Day”, by M. Stein


Vol. VI No. 21, 23 May 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

WLB Sets Ceiling on Wage Raises

Steel Workers Establish International Union, by Art Preis

“Equality of Sacrifice” (cartoon), by Art Forth

Shipyard Union Offered Half of Wage Raises Due

Why Burma Fell, by George Breitman

Open Letter to Members of the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party, from the Socialist Workers Party of Minnesota

DuPonts Also Do Business with Hitler

Browder Release Proves He Was Jailed for His “Views”, by Philip Blake

WLB Is Setting Dangerous Precedents

Lynch Campaign Proves a Flop in Flint Union

Wages Not Frozen in Seamen’s Agreement

Two UE Locals Vote Against Surrender of Overtime Rates

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Bob Harte Was a GPU Victim, by Joseph Hansen

The Writings of Karl Max [sic] on India in 1853, by A. Roland

U.S. Ports Discriminate Against Chinese Seamen, by A Correspondent

Contents of the May issue of Fourth International

[Editorials]

Stalin Blames the Red Army Ranks for Early Defeats, by M. Stein

CRDC Dance Frolic in New York Nets $143 for Defense

Next Week’s Issue


Vol. VI No. 22, 30 May 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Government Acts to Check Pay Raises

Steel Union Convention Shows Rising Discontent, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Thousands Strike at Budd Plant

Bolivian Government Arrests Fourth International Leaders

Dunne Returns to Washington in Last Lap of Tour

An Open Letter in Defense of Democracy in the Labor Movement

Ceylon Trotskyist Leaders Escape British Jailers

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Behind the West Coast Evacuations, by Gordon Bailey

On the Workers’ Bookshelf

African Natives Enslaved in Name of “War for Democracy”

What’s New About the “New Order”?

King George’s Face and His American Subjects, by A Correspondent

Police Add Slander to Jim Crow Brutality

Belgian Labor Party Adopts a Program

[Editorials]

Who Will Lead France After the War? by A. Roland

Seamen Overcome Navy Gunners Anti-Union Bias

Roosevelt Tips the Stalinists for Service Rendered, by M. Stein

Soldiers Face Barrage of Anti-Labor Propaganda, by David Warner


Vol. VI No. 23, 6 June 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Fight Against Deportation of Harry Bridges! by Felix Morrow

Real Prices Keep Rising, by Anthony Massini

Standard Oil Officials Lied About Nazi Deals, by Walter Freeman

Dutch Cops Kill 18 Chinese for Asking Pay Rise

Bread Prices Are Boosted by Monopolies

Local 544 Fights to Keep Kelly Postal from Jail, by Jack Ranger

Biddle Rushes to Defense of the Monopolies

Phila. CIO Council Backs Budd Strikers

British Workers’ Discontent Shown at Labor Party Parley

Negro Columnist Recommends 4th Intl. Article

Trotskyist Paper Faces Suppression in England

Farm-Labor Leaders Act to Join with Democrats

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Is Barred from British Colony

More Unions Vote Aid to 18 Defendants

Retail Clerks Are Opposed to the Stalinist Line

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Portrait Head of Leon Trotsky Now Available

Hitler Explodes Basic Theory of Stalinism, by M. Morrison

Red Caps Vote to Affiliate to CIO

Welles Lays Groundwork for Another Versailles, by A. Roland

They Look the Nazis Frankly in the Eye ...

[Editorials]

Effects of the Speedup on the Workers’ Health, by Grace Carlson

How the Liberals Argue Against the Ruling on Bridges, by M. Stein

Anti-Labor Propaganda Makes Progress in Army, by David Warner


Vol. VI No. 24, 13 June 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

The Murray-Lewis Conflict, by Farrell Dobbs

Soldiers’ Families to Get Starvation Allowances

Supreme Court Again Refuses to Act on Odell Waller Case

Baldwin Quits ILD Because of Stand on Mpls. Case

Senate Bill Prohibits Anti-Trust Prosecutions, by Walter Freeman

Negro March Group Calls Rallies to Protest Jim Crow, by Albert Parker

Bosses Receive Encouragement to Fight Union

British Shoot Strikers at U.S. Base in Bahamas

No-Strike Pledge Debated at Mich. CIO Convention

Shipyard Local 9 Against Giving Up Overtime Pay Rate, by James Dall

Cannon Ends Lectures on History of Trotskyism

New Union Drive Begun at Douglas Plane Plant

Rochester Railroad Council Approves Fight to Free 18

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Economic Crisis Lays Basis for Revolution in Japan, by A. Roland

Why U.S. Corporations Do Business with the Nazis, by M. Morrison

Labor Freezing Program Threatens Regimentation

Workers’ Forum

A Correction

[Editorials]

Favoritism and Caste Dominate Armed Forces, by David Warner

Roosevelt’s Methods, Browder and Bridges, by M. Stein

British Government to Control Coal Industry

Spills Beans on Profits


Vol. VI No. 25, 20 June 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

25,000 Negroes Protest Jim Crowism

The Soviet-U.S.-British Pacts, by Felix Morrow

War Labor Board Orders Recruiting of Strikebreakers

Duke “Calms” Nassau Workers After His Troops Kill Three

Redcaps’ Union Votes Support for Eighteen

Women Workers Strike at Akron Rubber Plant

Stalinists Assassinate Labor Leader in Cuba

The Waller Case – As We Go to press

Roosevelt Signs Bill Protecting Monopolies, by Walter Freeman

“Go Thru Picket Lines,” Tobin Tells Teamsters, by Jack Ranger

4 Factions Fight over Socialist Party Remains, by C. Charles

Bosses Provoke Several Strikes in Detroit

Hudson Auto Local Stands Firm on Overtime Issue

Portrait Head Now on Sale (photo)

Tobin Men, CPers Get Together in Minneapolis, by Jack Ranger

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How the Stalin-Hitler Pact Disarmed the Soviet People, by Art Preis

Professor Laski and a People’s Peace, by M. Morrison

[Editorials]

Anti-Fascist Federal Employes [sic] Terrorized

Vitamin B1 and Workers’ ‘Morale’, by Grace Carlson

How Bridges Fights against Biddle’s Deportation Order


Volume VI No. 26 Saturday, June 27, 1942, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

The New Soviet Agreement and a Second Front, by Felix Morrow

Four More New Jersey Unions Send Aid for 18

OPA Fails to Enforce Own Price Regulations

Mass Pressure Wins New Stay of Execution for Waller

Nelson Attempts to Suppress Exposure of $1-a-Year Men

UE News Hits Role of Army-Navy in Industry, by Joe Edwards

Gestapo Terror Failed to Uncover Heydrich Killers, by Art Preis

Sudden Treachery

Government Fails to Curb Inflation at Its Source, by A. Roland

Vera Figner 1852–1942 (obituary), by F.M.

The Stalinists Betray the Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

This Won’t Get the Bosses Sore

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Bootleg Market Has Already Appeared Here, by Larissa Reed

Wallace Wants Imperialism Ended – But Not U.S. Brand, by M. Morrison

“Temporary reverses”

[Editorials]

Why So Few Militants Become Army Officers, by David Warner

Troops Are Taught Little About Real Background of War (book review), by James Cadman

The Real Cause of the “Poor Man’s Disease”, by Grace Carlson


Volume VI No. 27 Saturday, July 4, 1942, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Tax Bill Soaks Masses, Spares Rich

British Defeats in North Africa, by Art Preis

Gov’t Forces Alien Seamen to Man Death-Ships

Little Steel Can Pay $1 More, Says WLB Panel

Waller Must Die, says Va. Governor

Henderson Admits Quality Chiselers Boost Real Prices

CRDC to Support Postal Defense

Talk of a “Long Armistice” – And What Is Behind It, by C. Charles

Murray Charges Steel Bosses Impede Output

Minnesota Farm-Labor Ass’n Moves to Right

15,000 Negroes Protest Jim Crow in Chicago Rally

Mass Action Wins Gains at St. Louis Arms Plant

Portrait Head Now on Sale

Shipyard Workers Object to Overtime Surrender

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

How Stalin Menaces the Foundations of the USSR, by A. Roland

Notes on the Soviet-U.S.-British Pacts, by M. Morrison

Grievances Exist in Army – But the Soldiers Can’t Voice Them, by David Warner

Make New Threat to Civil Liberties on West Coast

[Editorials]

A July 4th Celebration in Vladivostok, 1918

Record of British Rule in Egypt, by Howard Allen

The Parasitic Worm and the Parasitic System, by Grace Carlson


Vol. VI No. 28, 11 July 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Odell Waller Is Dead, by Albert Parker

Petain Statement Bares Role of French Bosses, by Marc Loris

Congress, OPA Help to Lower Living Standards

Bootleg Rings in Operation on Both Coasts

24,000 Factories to Be Shut Down, WPB Says

Opposition to Hitler Still Fights on Inside Germany, by B. Johnson

Unions Representing 1,000,000 Workers Have Aided 18

In Memoriam – Edwin N. Jaffee, Ronald J. Tearse, Donald H. Udell

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Niemoeller Admits Church Helped Hitler to Power, by A. Roland

Notes on the Soviet-U.S.-British Pacts, by M. Morrison

[Editorials]

British Rule in Egypt During World War I, by Howard Allen

Churchill Chides Parliament for Asking Questions, by M. Stein

Hoover-Gibson Present Imperialist Peace Plan (book review), by C. Charles

British Confess Truth about Burma


Vol. VI No. 29, 18 July 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

New Nazi Drive Puts USSR in Gravest Peril, by M. Morrison

Seamen Ask for Higher Bonus as Dangers Increase

Only Masses Sacrifice Under “Equal Sacrifice” Program

Steel, Aircraft Wage Demand Under Attack

Senate Committee Votes to Lift Ceiling on Bread

WPB Reshuffled, but Still Controlled by $1-a-Year Men

Any Caves Today?

Puerto Rico Is Given an “After the War” Promise, by Howard Allen

Negro Is Lynched in Texas, Soldier Killed in Arizona

Union Paper Exposes Huge Rise in Profits

Army Contracting Agents Favor Anti-Union Firms, by W. Gray

The Minneapolis Drivers Movement One Year After the Indictment

Big Victory for CIO in Southern Textile Mills

Republicans Help Democrats to Bury Anti-Poll Tax Bill

Crisis Article Tells Why Natives Won’t Aid Britain

Harlem Meeting Protests the Execution of Odell Waller

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Letter from a Worker in the German Underground

We Support the Struggle of China, by M. Morrison

Britain Since the Air Raids, by L. Lawrence

[Editorials]

Wallace Can’t Deliver a Quart of Milk a Day, by Grace Carlson

What Has Happened Since Boss Parties “Adjourned Politics”, by M. Stein

The Apathetic Egyptians, from Pittsburgh Courier


Vol. VI No. 30, 25 July 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Steel Workers Denied $1-a-Day Raise, by Joe Andrews

India’s Demand for Immediate Independence, by Felix Morrow

House Passes New Tax Bill

Loss of Vital Regions Menaces Soviet Defense, by John G. Wright

Anti-Trotskyist Frameup Launched in Great Britain, by Anthony Massini

Gallup Poll Shows Most Workers Got No Wage Increases

New York Parade to Protest Legal Murder of Waller

Bonus Army: “Heroes of 1917, Bums of 1932”, by Felix Morrow

Text of the All-India Congress’ Resolution

Cannon Pamphlet Sells Well Among British Workers

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Monopolies Discourage Better, Cheaper Methods

We Support the Struggle of China – 2, by M. Morrison

[Editorials]

New Legislation Is a Threat to Very Life of Unionism, by Arthur Burch

Scientists Hit Red Cross Jim Crow Policy, by Grace Carlson

David Udell Party Builder (obituary), by A.F.K.


Vol. VI No. 31, 1 August 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

After the Fall of Rostov, by Anthony Massini

Most Workers to Be Denied Raises Under WLB Formula

Defense of Workers’ Gains Key Issue as UAW Convenes, by Joseph Andrews

Government War Aims Bared in Secretary Hull’s Speech, by Philiph [sic] Blake

Henderson Agrees to Price Increase at Bosses’ Request

Did Cripps Outwit the India Congress Leaders? by Felix Morrow

Senate Finance Committee Goes Easy on Wealthy

Army Men Are Trained to Suppress Revolts

Henry Ford’s Complaint

Why the UAW Lost the Buffalo Curtiss Vote, by Patrick Kelly

Workers’ Forum

Seamen Jailed in ’37 Strike Win Parole

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

A Worker’s Message from Poland and the Ghetto

No Hope for British Workers Except Socialism, by M. Morrison

[Editorials]

Puerto Ricans Sick of Wall St. Exploitation, by Howard Allen

Ronald Tearse and Edwin Jaffee – 19 Years Old (obituary), by G.C.

Death Lurks in the City Slums, by Grace Carlson

Bosses Turn Down Wage Demands of Aircraft Workers

Department of Labor Figures Show Wages Are Sub-standard


Vol. VI No. 32, 8 August 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Delegates Demand UAW Retreats End, by Art Preis

Stalin Policy Leads USSR to Disaster, by Henry Collins

No Ceiling on Boss Income

U.S. Seamen Praise Soviet Workers

Torpedoed Seamen Contribute to CRDC

Tank Strike Won at Flint, by John Thorne

Boss Press Lies About Indian Independence, by Felix Morrow

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Class Struggles in Britain, by L. Lawrence

Do the German Masses Support Hitler? by M. Morrison

Chinese Stalinists Advise Repeating 1927 Betrayal, by James Gilbert

Slug Food Union Militant; Opposes Stalinist Sell-out

Workers’ Forum

[Editorials]

Chen Tu-Hsiu – Pioneer Chinese Trotskyist Dies

War Profiteering – A Streamlined 1942 Model, by C. Charles

Book Review


Vol. VI No. 33, 15 August 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Indian Masses Fight for Freedom, by Felix Morrow

Leon Trotsky Defender of the USSR, by George Collins

Auto Militants Preserve Union Democracy, by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

English Workers Move Left, by L. Lawrence

Trotsky’s Military Policy and Its Critics, by M. Morrison

ILGWU Leaders Surrender Conditions to Brass Hats, by William Gray

Black Market Flourishes in Steel Industry

August Fourth International features Trotsky Memorial

Wartime Flu Epidemic Will Take Heavy Toll, by Grace Carlson

Leon Trotsky’s Last Letter to the Indian Workers


Vol. VI No. 34, 22 August 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

3rd Anniversary of the Stalin-Hitler Pact

India Peasants Join Fight, by Felix Morrow

The Four Freedoms in India (cartoon)

Hitler Bans Trotsky’s Works in France

OPA Permits New Rise in Food Prices

Bayonne Strike Broken by FDR, Union Heads and WLB

WLB Acts Against Demands of Alcoa and GM Workers

War Adds Number of Trusts Worth More Than Billion

Who Gets the Cream!

Harlem Workers to Hold Meeting in Support of India

File Defense Arguments for 18 in District Court

Spokesmen for Bosses Urge 10% Sales Tax

A Wave of Jim Crow Terror Has Begun in the South, by Philip Blake

British Government Invokes Flogging in West Indies

Michigan Bosses Prepare for New Drive Against the Unions, by Larissa Reed

Seattle CRDC to Hold Affair to Aid Postal

British and the “Scorched” Earth

The Truth About War-time Wages, from Bread & Butter

Problems of the Indian Revolution

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

War in Egypt Provides Some Important Lessons, from British Socialist Appeal

A Discussion on Military and Economic Imperialism

Workers’ Forum

Kournakaoff Book Rehashes Stalinist Slanders About Red Army (book review), by John G. Wright

[Editorials]

Army Paper Discusses Use of Germs in War, by Grace Carlson

For centuries Britain Has Ruled and Looted India, by Howard Allen

Negro Leaders Hit FDR’s Transfer of FEPC to McNutt

Pioneer Issues New Pamphlet by Leon Trotsky


Vol. VI No. 35, 29 August 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Three Years of World War II, by A. Roland

Death Toll of the War (table)

FDR Plans New Steps to Block Wage Raises

Indian Peasants Look to Workers for Leadership, by John G. Wright

Profits Come First with the Corporations

Meat Shortage Looms as Food Prices Climb

Nelson Fires Aide for Exposing $1-a-Year Men, by C. Charles

CIO Union Changes Convention City

New York AFL Leaders Attack the Indian Masses, by Anthony Massini

The Crisis in Detroit Housing, by Larissa Reed

SWP Meetings Honor the Memory of Leon Trotsky

Corporations Get 20 Billions in Profits This Year

Food Costs More in Harlem

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Trotsky’s Message – Socialism Is the Only Road for Humanity, by Albert Goldman

Workers’ Forum

[Editorials]

Britain’s Economic Interest in India, by Howard Allen

Yugoslav Masses Fight Nazis and Mikhailovitch

A Novel About the Slum Dwellers of Chicago (book review), by Lydia Beidel


Vol. VI No. 36, 5 September 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Roosevelt Offers Helping Hand to Fascist Franco, by Milton Alvin

U.S. Bosses in Shanghai Still Do “Business as Usual” with Japanese, by Anthony Massini

FDR Speech Will Set New Drastic Wage Controls, by Joseph Andrews

All India Opposes British Rule, Reporter Admits, by Felix Morrow

A Fifth Freedom?

Meat to Be Rationed as Shortage Continues

Postal Defense Motions Are Denied by Judge

What Pravda Reveals: Soviet Youth Duped by Stalin’s Boast of Victory in 1942, by John G. Wright

Workers’ Forum

Detroit Housing Project Blocked by Auto Bosses, by Larissa Reed

Wright Speaks on India at Harlem Workers’ Club

$1-a-Year Men Resign; Replaced by $1-a-Year Men

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Story Behind a Frameup, by George Collins

History Repeats Itself ..., by Milton Alvin

Only German Revolution Can Save Soviet Union

[Editorials]

UAW Heads Ask FDR to Force General Wage Cut, by Joseph Andrews

British in India – From World War I to World War II, by Howard Allen

That Old Time Religion

Geo-politics Offers New Myths for Old (book review), by Jack Ranger


Vol. VI No. 37, 12 September 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Stalingrad Fights, by George Collins

Roosevelt Threatens to Assume Dictatorial Powers, by George Breitman

Indian Factory Workers Go Out on Political Strikes, by Felix Morrow

Who Benefits from Price Rises? by C. Charles

Breitman Files as S.W.P. U.S. Senate Candidate

Negro Group Calls National Conference, by A. Stein

50,000 Live in Unheated Trailers in Detroit Area, by Larissa Reed

1942 Election Platform of Socialist Workers Party in New Jersey

Sniper Ludmilla Pavlichenko, by Milton Alvin

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Stalinists Try to Explain Away Pro-Franco Proposal, by Anthony Massini

Stalinists Put Socialism in Cold Storage, by M. Morrison

Widespread Protests Follow Williams’ Hanging in Ireland

[Editorials]

Ed Parker, 1917–1942: An Active Revolutionist (obituary)

A Wealth of Material Is in Bound Volume of F.I.

Dept. of Labor Head Reveals Low Wages


Vol. VI No. 38, 19 September 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Stalingrad and the Churchill-Stalin Talks, by George Collins

F.D.R. Decrees Hit at Labor

India’s Struggle Grows Despite British Terror

Rubber Production Held Up by Boss Greed for Profits, by Howard Allen

How to Fight Rising Living Costs

Arnold’s Aid Indicts WPB

CRDC to Give Affair for 18 Mpls. Defendants

Stalin’s Purges Directly Linked to Defeats, by John G. Wright

Basic Union Problems Remain Unanswered at UE Convention

Govt. “Cracks Down” on Farmer – Not on Bosses, by Larissa Reed

What Happened in France Under Decree Rule, by Miriam Carter

DuPont Conspiracy Restricted Output of War Material

Articles on India Feature Latest Issue of F.I.

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Masses Are Still Bitterly Opposed to Franco Regime, by Grandizo Munis

Significance of Trend to Government by Decree, by M. Morrison

The Plight of the Jews and the Democracies, by A. Roland

UAW Leaders Are Condemned by Allentown Local

[Editorials]

British Union Leader’s Speech Helps Hitler

Can’t Save USSR by Supporting Program of the Imperialists, by Anthony Massini

The Workers’ Bookshelf


Vol. VI No. 39, 26 September 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Workers Are Most Active Fighters in India Today, by Felix Morrow

Senate Votes to Freeze Wages, by Joseph Andrews

Red Soldiers Fight Back (photos)

Government Office Rejects Bargaining Rights for ITU

War Labor Board Undermines Fight for Better Conditions

Breitman Analyzes N.J. Primary Vote, by George Breitman

London Denies Promise of Second Front in ’42, by John G. Wright

Corporation Officials Named to Key WPB Jobs, by C. Charles

“Nothing Left But Pulp” If Present Tax Bill Passes

Meat Monopolies Create Artificial Shortages, by Grace Carlson

Masses Fight Against Hitler Oppression
But Struggle of Workers and Peasants Has Nothing in Common with Aims of Allied Imperialist Lackeys

The Capitalist Opponents of Roosevelt’s Ultimatum, by M. Morrison

Trotsky’s Book on Morals Is Weapon in Workers’ Struggle (book review), by Joseph Hansen

[Editorials]

Carl Palmer 1919–1942 (obituary), by Joan Wakefield

Hoare Asks Action to Block Post-War Workers’ Revolts, by A. Roland

Cripps Answered His Own Foul Alibis in 1940

Franco Remains in Power Because of Outside Aid, by Grandizo Munis


Vol. VI No. 40, 3 October 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Oral Argument on Minneapolis Appeal to Be Heard on Nov. 5

British Attack Indian Masses (photo)

Labor Is Undefended in Congress Price Fight, by Joseph Andrews

Reactionary Congressmen Try to Prevent Vote on Poll Tax, by Albert Parker

New Leader Story on Leon Trotsky’s Assassin Refuted

Negroes Vote to Set Up a Militant Organization, by Art Preis

Army Arbitrarily Fires Unionist in Buick Plant

New Jersey SWP Plans 3 Election Radio Broadcasts

Willkie Reveals Extent of Soviet Union Losses, by John G. Wright

“Democracy” in Action in Bolivia

Grace Carlson is Trotskyist Candidate for U.S. Senate

More Anti-Trotskyist Slanders

Shipyard Workers Union Is Now 200,000 Strong

Stalinist Choice of “Best Man” in the U.S. Senate

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Why USSR and China Are Treated as 2nd Class Allies, by Albert Massini

The Question of the Second Front, by M. Morrison

An Instructive Discussion on the Mpls. Defense Policy (book review), by Joseph Hansen

[Editorials]

Effect of Price Rises (graphic)

What Is the Farm Bloc? by Howard Allen

Grace Carlson’s Statement


Vol. VI No. 41, 11 October 1942 (should be 10 October 1942)
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Wages Frozen, Economic Czar Named, Collective Bargaining Restricted, by Joseph Andrews

Trotskyists Hold Tenth Convention

On the Stalingrad Front (photo)

Fourth International Issues Manifesto to Masses of India

Nazis to Try to Hold What They Have Won, by C. Charles

Stalin Complains That USSR Gets “Little Effective” Aid from Allies, by John G. Wright

Goldman Protests Film to Lie About L. Trotsky

Cannon, Breitman to Speak on Radio in N.J. Campaign

Roosevelt Covers Anti-Labor Moves with “Liberal” Veneer, by A. Roland

Concentration Camp for United Nations Seamen

Navy Admiral Threatens Unions with Extinction, by Milton Alvin

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Present Status of the “Jacson” Case in Mexico, by Walter Rourke

Revolutionary Perspectives in the Indian Struggle, by M. Morrison

Every Worker Should Support March-on-Washington Movement, by Arthur Preis

[Editorials]

Who Is Byrnes? What Is His Labor Record? by Howard Allen

The Workers’ Bookshelf


Vol. VI No. 42, 17 October 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

The Imperialist War and the Road to World Socialism, Political Resolution Adopted by Convention of SWP

Senate Loads Taxes on Workers; Corporations Are Handled Gently, by C. Charles

British C.P. and Strikebreaking

What Roosevelt Didn’t Say in his Columbus Day Speech

Breitman Speaks over WPAT

Economic Czar’s First Order Hits Unions’ Rights, by J. Andrews

Negro People Support Indian Freedom Fight

Labor-Haters Sound Keynote at Toronto AFL Convention, by Milton Alvin

OPA Okays New Food Price Rises

[Editorial]

Roosevelt Very Generous with China’s Property, by William E. Warde

New Labor Federation Fills No Real Need, by E.R. Frank

Stalin Abolishes the Commissars in Soviet Army, by M. Morrison


Vol. VI No. 43, 24 October 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

WLB Acts to Intimidate Militants, by Joseph Andrews

Breitman Calls for Workers’ and Farmer’s Gov’t

SWP Candidates

Socialist Answer to War Given by Minn. Candidate

Discuss Wage Freezing Plans (photo)

Flint Auto Workers Win Fight Against Jim Crow, by Jeff Thorne

Negro Paper Lauds Fourth Internat’l Article on India

First Anniversary of the Minneapolis Trial, by Felix Morrow

Editor’s note

An Economic Program for Labor in Wartime, by George Breitman

No Use for Crop You Raised, Says Gov’t, by Howard Allen

For a Socialist World, A Statement by Grace Carlson

Poor Farmers Express Sharp Dissatisfaction with Government Program at Farmers’ Union Convention

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

French Unrest Caused by Social Forces, Not Allied Propaganda, by A. Roland

The Partisan Bands in Jugoslavia, by M. Morrison

Boss Class Enlists God and Superstitions on Their Side, by L. Bennett

[Editorials]

Notes from England

Navy Tries New Trick to Smash Seamen Unions

WLB Denies Union Shop to Union That Had It, by J. Michaels


Vol. VI No. 44, 31 October 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Workers Still Out on Political Strikes in India, by Felix Morrow

Military Experts Report Needless Loss of Life in Solomon Islands, by George Collins

An Editorial

Anti-poll Tax Bill Is Threatened by Delay in Senate

Tax Law Takes Drastic Cut in Workers’ Income

Cannon to Speak over Radio for Breitman on October 31

New York School Opens Fall Term on November 4

To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Russian Revolution on Nov. 8

Boss’ Taxes Are Cut

Workers and the Second Imperialist War, by James P. Cannon

Sentiments of Officer Caste Revealed by Land, by M. Morrison

[Editorials]

Leon Henderson Fixes the Consumers, by A. Roland

The New York Elections, A Statement by the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

How to Destroy Fascism Abroad and Prevent It at Home, by George Breitman

How Wages Are Cut by Taxes (diagram)


Vol. VI No. 45, 7 November 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

25th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, by George Collins

Stalinists Attack SWP Candidate in Minnesota

Administration Moves Closer to Regimentation of Labor, by Anthony Massini

Defending the Gains of October (photo)

Stalinists Aid British Against Indian Masses, by Felix Morrow

Cannon to Speak at N.Y. Meeting on Russian Revolut’n

Admiral Lands Aids Shipowners in War Profiteering

How to Put an End to Imperialist War, by James P. Cannon

Boss Attacks on Local 9 Have Intensified Since War Began

Workers’ Forum

Russian Revolution Featured in Nov. 4th International

The Negro Struggle, by John Saunders

Trotsky Defends the Revolution

Why Willkie Is Worried, by Milton Alvin

International News

Geller to Speak at Harlem Workers Club

[Editorials]

Italian Fascism After Twenty Years of Power, by John G. Wright

Why the Bosses Are Happy About the New Tax Bill, by William F. Warde

The Social-Democrats in India’s Struggle, by A. Roland


Vol. VI No. 46, 14 November 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Belgian Trotskyist Leader Dies in Prison at Hands of the Nazis

Election Results Show Need for a Labor Party, by George Breitman

Next Week

OPA Lets Price Rise (photo)

CIO Opens Fifth Annual Convention In Boston, by Felix Morrow

Labor Papers Threatened by Government Newsprint Plan

Circuit Court Hears Appeal on Minneapolis Convictions

C.P. Helped to Elect Minnesota Republican, by Vincent R. Dunne

Boss Unity

Stalin Says Imperialists Will Save the Soviet Union, by Anthony Massini

Elections Followed by Sales Tax Talk

SWP Celebrates Russian Revolution Anniversary

At the CIO Convention

Encouraging Response to School’s First Sessions

The Negro Struggle, by John Saunders

We Celebrate the Russian Revolution, by Joseph Hansen

Second Front Depends on Political as Well as Military Considerations, by Mark Braden

[Editorials]

Old Enough to Fight? Old Enough to Vote! by A. Roland

And They Call It a ‘War for Democracy’!

Workers’ Forum

More on Why Bosses Are Happy About New Tax Bill, by C. Charles

German Tax Laws Also Go Easy on Capitalist Class, by Howard Allen


Vol. VI No. 47, 21 November 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Post Office Holds Up Two Issues of The Militant

An Editorial

U.S. “Democrats” Find It Easy to Do Business with French Fascists, by George Collins

Is the FBI Concocting a Frameup Against the SWP? by James B. Cannon

CIO Convention Reveals Effects of Support of the Roosevelt Program, by Felix Morrow

Huge New Tax Bill Planned for 1943

British Refuse to Give up Hong Kong, by Albert Parker

Shipowner-Dominated Gov’t Board Again Strikes at Maritime Unions

Military Journal Gives Advice to the Officers, by Howard Hogan

Tax Bill Handles Bosses Differently Than Workers

British Stalinists Sabotage Tyne Strike, by J. Haston

Workers’ Forum

Stalin’s Policies Hamper the European Revolution, by Anthony Massini

25th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, by James P. Cannon

Sidelights at the Fifth Annual Convention of the CIO

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The French Masses and the U.S. Political Maneuvers, by A. Roland

We Support All Tendencies to Independent Labor Politics, by M. Morrison

International Notes

Persecuted Worker Appeals for Funds to Sue State

[Editorials]

Lawyer Presents Case for Trotsky’s Assassin, by Walter Rourke

And They Call It a ‘War for Democracy’!

Profits Come First

The Workers’ Bookshelf

Both Imperialist Camps Fight Among Themselves, by John Bates


Volume VI No. 48, 28 November 1942, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Attack on The Militant Is a Blow at Freedom of the Press

Republicans Join Democrats to Save Poll Tax, by George Breitman

On the Caucasus Front (photo)

List of Nazi Victims Is Growing in Germany, by Michael Cort

Irish Strike Holds Fast in Face of Boss Threats, by Bob Armstrong

Cap Union Fights Arnold’s Latest ‘Anti-Trust’ Suit

Aid Asked for Negro Striker Framed in 1940

New Leader’s Comment on Post Office Action

Prices Still Rising

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Production Is Sabotaged by Big Business, CIO Charges, by Felix Morrow

The Liberalism of Wendell Willkie, by M. Morrison

Carlson Vote Was Not Recorded by Minn. Officials

Women in Industry

How Soviet Union Conducted War Under Lenin and Trotsky

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Empires Fall, But AT&T Carries On, by C. Charles

Workers’ Bookshelf

Franco and Roosevelt – Friends for a Long Time

Newsmen Denounce Censors in Washington and London


Vol. VI No. 49, 5 December 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

End Overtime Pay (But Don’t Touch Mine) (cartoon)

Red Army’s Offensive Staggers Germans at Stalingrad and Rzhev, by Michael Cort

American Civil Liberties Union Protests Attack on Militant

Maritime Labor Defends Right to Sue Shipowners

Both Parties Are Condemned for Defeat of Poll Tax Bill

CIO Convention Evaded Lesson of the Elections, by Felix Morrow

Bosses Ride in Rolling Night Club While Railroads Pack in Workers 83 to a Car, by B. Forrest

Shipbuilders’s Graft Is Exposed by House Body

Business Booming

The Bendix Case, by C. Charles

Jim Crow Still Here (facsimile)

U.S. Industrial Accidents Outnumber War Casualties, by Larissa Reed

How the French Came into Domination of Morocco, by Mark Braden

Labor Action Protests Post Office’s Action

Comment of The Call on the Militant Ban

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Military and Political Effects of the Turn in War, by A. Roland

Some Lessons of the Anti-Poll Tax Defeat

679 Votes for Breitman

Women in Industry

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Why Is the Times Worried About Hitler’s Weakness? by Anthony Massini

Inventions and Fate of the “Joads” After the War, by C. Charles

Workers’ Bookshelf

Starvation in Puerto Rico and the New Food Program, by Howard Allen


Volume VI No. 50, 12 December 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Stalinist Hand Seen in Postal Ban on Militant, by Anthony Massini

McNutt Appointment Opens Way to More Regimentation, by Joseph Andrews

Tory Poll Tax Senator (cartoon)

Beveridge Does Not Solve Problem of Unemployment, by Michael Cort

CIO-AFL Unity Committees Meet, by Felix Morrow

New Book by Trotsky to Be Published Dec. 21

NAM Calls a War Congress

Union Advertising Labeled ‘Subversive’ by City Officials

Just a Suggestion

WLB Hands Down Three Reactionary Rulings

Women in Industry, by Marie Taylor

Daily News Makes a Fascist Bid to Win Soldier Support

Negro Non-Com. Reduced to Ranks for Making Anti-Jim Crow Proposals

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Slaughter of the Jews, by A. Roland

They Will Try to Suppress European Socialist Revolts, by M. Morrison

International Notes, by Betty Keuhn

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

The Stalinist Criterion on Deals with Fascists, by Philip Blake

The Record of Sir William

A and P Is Indicted for Monopolistic Practices, by C. Charles

U.S. Bosses Eye Soviet Union in Hunt for Profit, by R. Freeman

Reading Labor Paper Protests Militant Ban


Vol. VI No. 51, 19 December 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

An Editorial

Detroit Job Freezing Order Aids Corporation Drive Against Labor, by Joseph Andrews

No-Strike Pledge Is Debated at N.J. CIO Convention

Exceptions Noted (cartoon)

OPA Permits Price Rises on Beef, 16 Grocery Items

“Character of the War Has Changed” – Pearl Buck, by Felix Morrow

Officers Fraternize with Soviet Soldiers, by John G. Wright

Treasury Dep’t Plans New Taxes on the Workers

Roosevelt Put Over the Deal with Otto, says Drew Pearson

Beveridge Plan Leads to Baring of War Aims, by Michael Cort

The Nation Comments on Militant Ban

Strikes Lost in Belfast

N.Y. SWP Local Meets in Annual Convention, by Harry Frankel

French Won Africa Empire by Brutal Slaughter of Natives, by Mark Brade

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

De Gaulle and Darlan – Two of a Kind, by A. Roland

The lessons of 1918–20 – Revolutionary Propaganda Was a Soviet Weapon of War, by Miriam Carter

WDL Secures New Trial for Jailed Unionist

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Books Banned in Germany; Papers Banned in the U.S., by C. Charles

U.S. Labor Freezing Plan Follows Fascist Pattern, by Howard Hogan

Workers’ Bookshelf

Hollywood Must Conform to the Govt’s Foreign Policy, by John Bates


Vol. VI No. 52, 26 December 1942
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman

Drive Begun to Send Prices Sky High, by Anthony Massini

WLB Broadens Powers to Stifle Union Militancy

An Editorial

Post Office Cracks Down on Third Labor Paper

How Food Prices Have Risen in Last Two Years

Soviet Railway System Faces Winter Strain, by John G. Wright

Gov’t Is Still Building Plants for the Monopolies

Claude Wickard (photo)

Stalinists Ask Gov’t for “Labor Representations”, by Philip Blake

Why the Times Thinks That Stalin Can Be Relied On, by A. Roland

What Four Other Papers Say About Ban on The Militant

Complaint by Two Housewives, by A. Williams & M. Winters

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Allies Attitude to China’s War, by Felix Morrow

What U.S. Forces Are Protecting in Liberia, by Myra Ward

Darlan Says He Will Rule Till at Least End of War, by Michael Cort

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

How ‘Courage to Order’ Is Produced by Army Doctors, by Grace Carlson

Workers’ Bookshelf

Before and After the Speech by Pearl Buck, by Two Stalinists

One Reason Why a Milk Shortage Is Threatened, by R. Freeman

 


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