The Militant Masthead

(1944)

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Vol. VIII No. 1, 1 January 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Roosevelt Faces New Labor Crisis, by C. Thomas

N.Y. Farewell Banquet Honors Convicted 18, by Art Preis

Profit-Mad Bosses Endanger Soldiers Lives, Trials Show

Negro Ship Workers Fight for Equality, by R. Bell

State Department Issues Lies About Its Refugee Policy, by Dan Shelton

CRDC Meeting in Chicago Condemns Frame-up of 18

Has Vote in His Pocket (cartoon)

Military Clique Quickly Overthrows Oppressive Penaranda Regime in Bolivia

Secret Diplomacy and the Yugoslav Partisans, by William F. Warde

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Fund Drive Passes Halfway Mark, by Rose Karsner

MilitantArmy

Farewell Speeches of Socialist Workers Party Leaders at N.Y. Banquet Given in Their Honor, Dec. 26, 1943

Biographies of the Imprisoned Trotskyists

Grace Carlson

Harry DeBoer

Oscar Coover

Felix Morrow

Carl Skoglund

Karl Kuehn

Carlos Hudson

Alfred Russell

Max Geldman

Oscar Schoenfeld

State Guard Stages Drill for the Training of Anti-Labor Battalions, by C. Thomas

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

The Kremlin’s Policy in Holding the Trials of Nazi War Criminals, by Ralph Sturdy

[Editorials]

Profiteers Use MacArthur Ads as Smoke Screen

Prices Raised by Shoddy Goods

Allied Chiefs at Teheran Act like Oriental Despots

Debs’ Canton Speech

The Biggest Oil Scandal since Teapot Dome

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 2, 8 January 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Roosevelt and the Eighteen, by the Editors

18 Framed SWP Leaders Go Behind Prison Bars, by Joseph Hansen

Rail and Steel Disputes Show Roosevelt Swing to Reaction, by C. Thomas

(No headline on brief note on General Marshall)

Frenzied Plea for Strike Curbs Made by Stalinist Finks, by R. Bell

Minneapolis Holds Farewell Banquet

War Production Cut-backs Menace Workers’ Security, by Miriam Carter

Gen. Marshall and the Fight Against Fascism, by William F. Warde

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

Branches Speed Fund Campaign, by Rose Karsner

Militant Army

Farewell Speeches at Banquet in New York City, Sunday Dec. 26, 1943

Biographies of the Imprisoned Trotskyists

James P. Cannon

Vincent R. Dunne

Emil Hansen

Albert Goldman

Edward Palmquist

Farrell Dobbs

Clarence Hamel

Jake Cooper

Danbury Jail Gates Close on Three

Trotskyism Grows in Italy, Reports from Europe Say

Gaetano Salvemini on Italy

Tresca Memorial

Press Release Made on Behalf of the 18 – Issued December 31, by Albert Goldman

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 3, 15 January 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Rail Unions Spurn Roosevelt Award, by C. Thomas

An Editorial

March of SWP Leaders to Jail (photo)

CRDC Issues Campaign Plans to Win Freedom for Eighteen

Anti-Semitic Gang Assaults Increase in New York City

Post Office Ban Still On

Stalin Proposes Curzon Line as Border While Red Army Speeds Westward Drive, by Art Preis

Big Business Organ Boasts Frameup of 18 Aids Bosses

My Trip to Minneapolis with Comrade Cannon, by Joseph Hansen

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

N.Y. Central Branch Tops Quota, by Rose Karsner

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

Stalinists and Ford Bosses Join in Smearing Union Men

Teheran – Sinister Product of Secret Diplomacy, by Norman Daniels

Having Their Fling (cartoon), by Art Young

British Use Palestine Trials to Bolster Rule, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Senate Report Discloses Huge War Profiteering

Ickes’ Aides on Payroll of Big Oil Corporations

Control for Workers

Teheran Conference

International Notes, by Paul G. Stevens

Capitalists Predict Mass Unemployment After War


Vol. VIII No. 4, 22 January 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

National Pardon Campaign for 18 Gets Under Way

Roosevelt Calls on Congress to Adopt Forced Labor Legislation, by C. Thomas

Framed Trotskyist Leaders Enter Jail (photo)

CIO Political Action Heads Hold Do-Nothing Conference, by Art Preis

Browder and J.P. Morgan

Largest U.S. Bank Indicted in Nazi Trade Conspiracy

On Guard!

Browder’s Speech and the Struggle for Socialism, by the Editors

American Labor Party Torn by Bitter Clique Conflict

Who Comforts Hitler?

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

15th Anniversary – $15,000 Fund, by Rose Karsner

Militant Army

The Real Teaching of Lenin on the Role and Bankruptcy of Capitalist “Democracy”, by John G. Wright

Frameup Backfires as Judge Acquits Mazey

Billings Demands Pardon for Eighteen

Pioneers Paragraphs

Wire Firm Found Guilty in Sale of Defective Goods to the Army

[Editorials]

Profiteers Try to Incite Soldiers Against Labor

Workers’ Bookshelf

Truman Committee Attacks Army’s Canol Oil Project

International Notes, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. VIII No. 5, 29 January 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Red Army’s Victories Alarm Allies, by John G. Wright

War Department Backs Forced Labor Proposal, by Art Preis

Sign This Petition to Free the 18 (facsimile)

Monopolists Oppose Socialized Medicine, by Miriam Carter

CRDC Branches Spur Campaign to Free 18

DuPont Deal with Munitions Cartel Disclosed by Suit

Here’s the Model!

Farmer-Labor Party Scuttled by Leaders

Pre-war Pledges and War Profiteers

URW Workers Fight Expulsions

Teheran – the Newest Gospel of Stalinism, by Norman Daniels

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

15th Anniversary — $15,000 Fund, by Rose Karsner

Banker Heads Allied Commission

Lenin Meeting Held in New York

Militant Army

Capitalist Persecution and Socialist Internationalism, by Felix Morrow

Four Trotskyist Leaders (photo)

Mike Gold’s Stomach

Comrade L.H. Van Ryan (obituary)

On Guard!

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Two Methods of Fighting Against Anti-Semitism

Workers’ Bookshelf

Tax Bill Fails to Touch All-Time Record Profits

International Notes

Anaconda Gets Off Easy in Murderous War Fraud


Vol. VIII No. 6, 5 February 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Campaign to Free 18 Is Gaining Labor Support

Roosevelt Gives Signal for Drive Against Labor Unions, by C. Thomas

Profiteering in World War II (diagram), from PM

17 Mexican Youths Are Framed Up by California Court

Not “Fit” to Print

CIO Head Reveals True Facts on Price Rises, Profiteering

WLB Imposes Wage Penalty on Cramp Shipyard Workers

An Editorial

Browder Wants One Bosses’ Candidate

Looking Ahead

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Why the Steel Workers Are Becoming Restless and Angry

Fund Campaign Approaches Goal, by Rose Karsner

Militant Army

Southern Democracy

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

Liebknecht and Luxemburg — Martyred Socialist Leaders, by Ruth Johnson

Argentina Submits Under U.S. Economic Pressure, by A. Roland

Three Imprisoned Union Leaders (photo)

Joseph Gilbert, Famous Minnesota Fighter for Free Speech, Salutes 18

Pioneer Paragraphs

War-time Strikes in Canada Increase Sharply Despite Forced Labor Draft

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Rich Socialites Given Priority over Wounded

Roosevelt Letter Shows Who Are His Real Chums

International Notes

Industrial Accident Toll Due to Capitalist Greed


Vol. VIII No. 7, 12 February 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinism and the Danger to Europe’s Coming Revolution, by the Editors

Wall St. Conspires to Enslave Workers, by C. Thomas

Three of the Eighteen (picture)

Pardon of 18 Urged by Liberal, Labor Leaders

The White-Collar Workers Hit Hard by Soaring Prices

Soldiers Defrauded of the Right to Vote by Congress

Democrats, Republicans Loudly Applaud Rankin’s Rabid Anti-Semitic Rantings, by Helen Russell

Army Jim Crow

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Wall Street’s Long-Term Plan to Regiment American Workers, by Miriam Carter

Stalin’s Finks Favor Slave Labor Proposal

Fund Campaign Is 99% Fulfilled, by Rose Karsner

Lenin Memorial Beeting in Boston

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

How Trotsky Taught Labor to Fight Against Hitlerism

New Reaction Sponsored by Argentine Landowners, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

Court Upholds Jim Crow in Lynn Case Decision

MESA Calls Off Strike of 20,000 in Mid-West

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Intimate Portrait of a WPB “Dollar-a-Year” Man

Tax Bill Is Shot Through with Loopholes for Rich

Stalinist Fleas

Big Business Plans Steal of Government Equipment

International Notes, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. VIII No. 8, 19 February 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

National Fund Campaign Goes over $15,000 Quota, by Rose Karsner

Forced Labor Drive Aims to Destroy Union Organization, by C. Thomas

Wall Street’s Dream (cartoon), from 338 News, URWSEA–CIO

Michigan Farmer Labor Party Committee Calls Conference

Service Medal

Prominent Union Leaders Ask President to Pardon Eighteen

Congress Acts to Lift All Bars on Food Profiteering

URW Ranks Fight Dalrymple to Save Democracy in Union

Brewster Leaders Reelected as Workers Rebuff Government, Stalinist Attacks

Freedom from Want

Anti-Semite Rankin — Stalin’s Latest Admirer, by Norman Daniels

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Stalinist Ranks Glum and Apathetic as Bureaucrats ‘Explain’ New C.P. Policy

F.I. Features Chapter of James P. Cannon’s History

Army Food Costs

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Missouri Federal Prisoners Are Tortured and Murdered, by Ruth Johnson

Wall St.-Nazi Cartel Ties Still Maintained, by Art Preis

Four Class-War Prisoners Now in Sandstone (photo)

Nazi Financiers Seek Allied Deal Through World Banking Connections

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Reconversion – The Newest Big Business Grab-Bag

Workers’ Bookshelf

Rail Hazards Increased by Monopoly Practices

Why You Pay High Prices for Shoes That Rot Away

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 9, 26 February 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Conviction of 18 Used as Precedent

Green Protests Against Forced Labor Proposal, by C. Thomas

Founder of Red Army (photo)

Negro Leaders Urge Pardon for Eighteen

“Democratic Justice”

Subsidy Hoax Masks Govt. Wage Freeze

Soldiers’ Families Suffer Because of Meager Allotments

Giant Permanent Army Is Planned

NLRB Holds Rlections in Big Douglas Plants

Big Lay-Offs Result from Arms Production Cut-Backs

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Unprincipled Faction Fight in the N.Y. American Labor Party

Stalinists Lose Out in ILGWU Elections

In Defense of Capitalism

SWP Anniversary Fund Drive Goes over the $17,000 Mark, by R. Karsner

Militant Army

Defense Plans to Appeal Lynn Case

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Leon Sedov — Inspiring Model for the Revolutionary Youth, by S.R.

Political Background of Current Argentine Crisis, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

Brass Hats Tighten Up News Censorship

[Editorials]

Who’s he kidding? (cartoon), from Toledo Union Journal

Servicemen’s Paper Hits “Hate Labor” Propaganda

Workers’ Forum

Farm Bloc Wants to End School Lunches Subsidy

Alien Property Custodian in Pay of Big Business

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 10, 4 March 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Labor Must Act to Free the 18 Gag Law Victims, by the Editors

Baruch Plan Devised to Pave Way for a Wall Street Grab of Billions, by Art Preis

CIO Publishes Its First Edition of Servicemen’s News

WLB Squabble over Procedure Exposes Real Nature of Board, by C. Thomas

Steel Wage Demands Buried in Graveyard of Grievances, by R. Bell

Local CRDC Branches Active in Campaign to Free the 18

“No Compulsion”

Proposed URW Wage Revision Short of Increase in Cost of Living, by Joe Andrews

Class Struggle of the Workers in Japan, by Miriam Carter

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Why All Labor Must Support Our Fight to Free the 18, by James T. Farrell

Labor Organizations and Parties in Argentina, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Huge Wartime Increase in Child Labor Exploitation

Fascist Cartel Interests Thrive Under Allied Care

Voices of Trotskyism Speak Out in Australia and Egypt

Prospects

Kaiser Yards Turn Out Ships That Fall Apart

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 11, 11 March 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

General Strike Sweeps North Italy, by William F. Warde

National Speaking Tour Is Scheduled by CRDC

Profiteers’ Progress (cartoon/diagram), by Gray

Administration Plans Grab of Middle East Oil Fields

Bulletin

Murray Sidetracks Fight to Scrap Little Steel Formula, by C. Thomas

How to Pick “Friends of Labor”, from Midwest Labor World

Army Used Against Workers in Municipal Wage Dispute, by Dan Roberts

Stalinists Acclaim Wall Street’s Baruch Plan as Labor’s Own Program for the “Post-War” World, by Art Preis

Problems of Women Workers in War Industry, by Ruth Johnson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

CIO Leader Condemns Jailing (facsimile)

Poll-Taxer Smith and Italy

Canadian News Letter

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

“Even-Handed Justice” Under Capitalist Rule

Workers’ Bookshelf

Wall Street Prepares for War Against Labor Unions

OPA Director Admits Huge Growth of Black Market

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 12, 18 March 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Fraternal Body Supports Fight to Free the 18

Biggest British Strike Since 1926; Italian Masses Defy Nazi Ultimatum

New Political Party Launched at Michigan Labor Conference, by John Saunders

Militant Wins 1st Round in Its Fight for Mailing Rights

URW Members Fight Against New Dalrymple Expulsions

Seniority and the Draft

The Stalinist Bureaucrats and the Policy of Cooperation with Wall Street, by R. Bell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Highlights of the Labor Conference

Canadian News Letter

Militant Army

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

What the Immortal Paris Commune of 1871 Means to the International Working Class, by J.A.

The Crisis in Argentina and Socialist Struggle, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

AFL Head Speaks Out for ‘Free Enterprise’ Plan

Army Sells Unused Tools as ‘Scrap’ to Companies

Real Aims of Roosevelt’s Oil Deal in Middle East

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 13, March 25, 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

WLB Upholds Wage Freezing Formula, by R. Bell

Novack Starts National CRDC Speaking Tour

Minneapolis Trial Judge Orders SWP Books Destroyed

Badoglio and King Endorsed by Stalin, by James Cowan

Carolina Bourbons Still “Lily-White”

Pamphlet Exposes Race Prejudice, Barred from Army

UAW Members Victims of the Ford Motor Co.

Pucheu Trial Bares Betrayal of France, by Ralph Graham

Postal Authorities Remove Restrictions on Militant

Anti-Union Record of the War Labor Board, by Ruth Johnson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Subscription Campaign Planned

Los Angeles Marxist School Drawing Record Attendance

Militant Army

In the Colonies, by Li Fu-jen

Labor Must Rally to Free Kelly Postal, a Gallant Fighter Framed by the Bosses

Canadian News Letter

10 Years Ago in The Militant

CIO Unionists at Weirton Steel Face Company Reign of Terror

GPU Gunman Returns to Mexico

War Refugee Board Perpetrates Hoax on Nazi Victims, by Dan Shelton

Union-Busting Campaign Rousing Workers’ Anger

New Issue of F.I. Features Article on Japan’s Economy

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Robert Minor “Explains” Why Stalinists Support Wall St., by Ralph Graham

Business Week Recommends Stalinists as Reliable Finks

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

What Veterans Can Expect from New “Work Director”

Workers’ Bookshelf

Army Officers Promoted After Shady Tool Deals

WPB Steel Priority Given for Police Tear Gas Guns

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 14, 1 April 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Michigan State CIO Joins Fight to Free the 18

CIO Bureaucrats Initiate Purge in Auto, Steel and Rubber Unions, by R. Bell

Civil War Against Nazi-Fascist Rule Sweeps North Italy, by Louis Bonn

Hypnotized (cartoon), by Gray

U.S. Soldiers Salute Nazi Officers

AFL-CIO Wrangle in Steel Wage Fight, by C. Thomas

Browder and NAM

Auto Workers Seek Conference to End No-Strike Pledge

Mass Demonstrations and Food Riots Are Reported in Japan, by Li Fu-jen

Ohio Steel Local Opposes Murray

85,000 Join Second Great Strike of British Miners

Cause for Increase in ‘Shell Shock’ Cases, by Miriam Carter

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Drive for 3,000 Subscriptions Is Launched by The Militant

Militant Army

Michigan Conference Marked a Milestone in Movement to Establish a Labor Party, by John Saunders

Canadian News Letter

Hell – ain’t it? (cartoon), by Seaman, from Justice

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Atlantic Charter – Its Record of Fraud, by John G. Wright

Stalin Extends Personal Invite to Chamber of Commerce Leader, by Art Preis

Michigan CIO Supports 18 (facsimile)

Flint Union Leader Blasts R.J. Thomas

Stalinists Lecture FBI Agent on the Character of the War, by Harvey Brown

On the “Boredom” Afflicting the Communist Party Members, by Norman Daniels

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

The Cause That Passes Through a Prison, by James P. Cannon, from Labor Defender

Recognition of Badoglio and the Game of Power Politics, by A. Roland

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

State Department Plans French “Badoglio” Deal, by Ralph Graham

Arabian Oil Deal Termed “Imperialist Adventure”

Capitalist Press Supplies All Labor News for Army

Army “Scottsboro” Case Revealed by the NAACP

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 15, 8 April 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Drive to Conscript Labor Renewed, by C. Thomas

WLB Steel Panel Hears Facts on Low Wages, Super-Profits

Amending the “Four Freedoms” (cartoon), by Gray

CRDC Launches Campaign for 10,000 Signatures by July 1

DeLorenzo Indicted

Stop Plot to Rehabilitate GPU Assassin Siqueiros in the US!

Briggs Local Calls for Revocation of No-Strike Pledge

Flint CIO Active in New Michigan Party

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Campaign for 3,000 New Militant Readers Off to a Flying Start

San Francisco Carmen Given Run-Around in Wage Dispute, by Robert Chester

Militant Army

Trotskyists in Italy Issue Call for Socialist Struggle

The Strength of the French Underground ... (photo)

Churchill Vote Reveals Growth of Social Crisis, by Ralph Graham

Kremlin Makes Plans to Knife Italian Revolution, by James Cowan

British Strike Wave Spreads as Workers Defy Repression, by Louis Bonn

German Communists

Seventeenth Anniversary of Chinese Revolution Recalls Role of Chiang Kai-shek as Executioner of the Masses, by Li Fu-jen

Canadian News Letter

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Sign this Petition to Free the 18 (facsimile)

Profits first

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Treasury Official Calls Contract Agents ‘Thieves’

Vast Food Stores Withheld to Create Scarcity Prices

Miners Journal Exposes Operators’ Propaganda

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 16, 15 April 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Roosevelt Upholds the Wage Freeze, by R. Bell

Churchill Opens Attack on British Trotskyists, by Art Preis

CIO Textile Union Backs Fight to Free the 18

“Elementary, Watson — Trotskyist Agitators!” (cartoon)

Seamen’s Bonus Cut; Profits Skyrocket, by Jack Cade

Bulletin

Goebbels and the British Strikes

Senator Bilbo Gets in Trim for His Poll Tax Filibuster, by Henry Jordan

Southern Bourbons Defy Supreme Court Rules Against “Lily-White” Primaries, by Joseph Keller

Akron Rubber Local Expels URW President Dalrymple

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Teport Good Results in Drive for 3,000 New Subscribers

Average Annual Net Profits of corporatiosn Before Taxes (diagram)

Militant Army

Restless and Angry Steel Workers Assail Low Pay and Rotten Conditions, Want to “Do What the Miners Did,” by Theodore Kovalesky

Novack Speaks at CRDC Mass Meetings in Detroit, Chicago

The Costs of War

New Allied Pal

Club-Wielding Sherriff ... (photo)

The Sordid Living Conditions in the Army Towns of Today, by Miriam Carter

England’s Policy for Palestine, by Dan Shelton

Stalinists Complete Plans to Scuttle Farmer-Labor Party

Rising Scale of Wages is Answer to Inflation, by C. Thomas

The ‘Gimme Boys’ and War Profits

No Effort Made to Track Killers of Carlo Tresca

Kravchenko’s Break with the Kremlin, by John G. Wright

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Maritime Commission Hands Fat Profits to Shipowners

Grade-Labeling Opposed by Big Food Profiteers

Defective Wright Engines Sold to Army Air Corps

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 17, 22 April 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO Strikers Fight Ward’s Open Shop

CIO and AFL Locals Demand President Pardon the Eighteen

U.S. Big Business Sees More Strikes Ahead in England

The De Gaulle Clique and Its Plan for a Capitalist France, by James Cowan

Punishment for Hitler, from The Nation

Ickes Scheme Aims to Shield Plunder of Public Wealth, by R. Bell

Akron CIO Backs Fight of the URW Militants

Ohio Steel Local Is Opposed to Receiver

Toledo Auto Barons Launch Attack on Union Militants

Signficance of the UAW Local Elections, by E. Henry

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Reading, Allentown Set Pace in Militant Subscription Drive

Militant Army

DeLorenzo Tells Militant His Indictment Is Part of Drive to Smash Brewster Union, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Escalator Clause in All Contracts Is Only Effective Wage Policy for Labor, by C. Thomas

Free Speech and the Fight Against Fascism, by James T. Farrell

Harry DeBoer and Farrell Dobbs (photo)

In the Colonies, by Li Fu-jen

Capitalist Rulers Busy Making Preparation for Another War, by Harvey Brown

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Stalinists to the Rescue! (cartoon), by Gray

Stalinists Rush to Aid Bankrupt Badoglio Rule, by Ralph Graham

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Knox Spills the Beans about Arabia Oil Deal

Workers’ Forum

Profiteers Line Pockets in Name of “Sweet Charity”

Sick Soldiers Face Ouster from Palm Beach Hospital

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 18, 29 April 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Workers of the World Unite for Peace, Freedom, Plenty! May Day Manifesto of the Socialist Workers Party

Poll-Taxers Battle to Retain “White Supremacy”, by Joseph Keller

May Day 1944 (cartoon)

Goodrich URW Local Backs Fight to Free the Eighteen

Industrial accidents

Akron Locals Will Continue to Fight Against Dalrymple

Murray Supports ‘Wage Stabilization’ as Employers Lobby to Lift Price Lid

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Ahead of Daily Quotas in Militant Subscription Drive

Militant Army

May Day Celebrations and Demonstrations in Europe and the United States in the Period of the First World War, by Art Preis

Greetings from Natalia Trotsky to the Imprisoned Eighteen

Toledo Unionists Denounce Executive Board Resolution

Stalinists Cement Union of Minnesota FLP and Democrats

Trotskyist May Day marchers (photo)

Articles on Italy, Japan featured in April F.I.

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Poll taxers fight to keep “white supremacy” (continued from page 1)

Haymarket Demonstration Scene (picture)

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Novack Addresses Mass Meetings in Northwest

Government Approves Big Salary Boosts for Bosses

Administration Conceals Figures on War Profits

FBI Will Save Them from “Reds,” Hoover Tells DAR

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 19, May 6, 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Novack on CRDC Tour Addresses Labor Meetings

Big Business Opens Offensive on Union Maintenance-of-Membership, by Joseph Keller

UAW Local Makes Company Rehire Committeemen, by B. Summers

Begging for a Ride (cartoon), from Gray

Top CIO Officials Dominate Political Action Conference

United Party Launched by British Trotskyists

GPU Plots Prison Break for Murderer of Trotsky

SWP Progress Is Reported at Los Angeles Conference

Warsaw Ghetto Anti-Nazi Uprising of Labor, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

First Thousand New Militant Subscribers Obtained in Drive

Militant Army

How Badoglio Regime Was “Democratized” by Stalinists, Social Democrats, Liberals, by Ralph Graham

SWP Branches Hold May Day Celebrations

Post-War Plan of the AFL Bureaucrats, by Norman Daniels

The Fusion Resolution of English Trotskyists

American Labor Needs Its Own Political Party, by C. Thomas

Workers’ Forum

Rescind the No-Strike Pledge, by Francis Palmer, from The Searchlight

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“Where’s Our Party ...?” from leaflet issued by Flint Chevrolet Local

Briggs Local Calls for a Strike Cote

Flint UAW Urges Labor to Organize Own Party, by Policy Committee, Chevrolet Plant 3, Local 659, UAW CIO Flint

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Bookshelf

California Farm Workers Face Anti-Labor Terror

Corporations Want to Keep Profits Secret from OPA

The “Modern Brand” of American Imperialism

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 20, 13 May 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Steel Delegates Throng Convention, by Art Preis

Novack, Billings Speak for CRDC in California

New Jersey Strike Teaches Lesson of Government’s Role

Canadian Auto Workers Fight Ford’s Union-Busting Drive

New Stalinist Revelations on Origins of May Day

Trotskyism and the European Revolution, by the Editors

Senate Grants Billions to Wall Street; Rejects Demand for Demobilization Pay, by R. Bell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Reach Half-way Mark in Militant Subscription Campaign

Labor Party Opponents Whine That “Now Is Not the Time”, by C. Thomas

Militant Army

An Editorial

1939 Anti-Fascist Demonstration (photo)

What Is Fascism and How to Organize the Struggle Against It, by Leon Trotsky

Greek Navy Men Mutiny Against Exiled Monarch, by Ralph Graham

Great British General Strike Recalled by Recent Walkout of the Coal Miners, by James Cowan

Michigan Democrats Snare UAW Leaders, by Ernest A. Prieur, from The Searchlight

Trotsky’s Book on Stalin Buried by State Dept. Order

Farm Capitalists Lead Persecution of Nisei, by C. Roberts

Frederick Wakeman

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Warren K. Billings Calls on All Workers for United Action to Free the Eighteen

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Shipyard Workers Reject Wage Plan

SWP Branches Hold Meetings in Celebration of May Day

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Bookshelf

Crimes of Big Business to Be Hidden for Duration

Match Trust Conspiracy Bared in New Cartel Suit

International Notes

Wall Street Barons Grab Synthetic Quinine Patent


Vol. VIII No. 21, May 20, 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Ward Workers Left Holding the Bag

The Convention to “Liquidate” the C.P.

Brewster CIO Union Leaders join CRDC

Steel Union Delegates Flay No-Strike Pledge, by Art Preis

Local Asks End of No-Strike Policy

War Profits

Novack Speaks at West Coast Affair

Senate Sham Battle Waged over Anti-Poll Tax Bill, by R. Bell

Four British Trotskyists Arrested by Churchill Government in Frameup Drive

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Second Thousand New Militant Readers Obtained in Campaign

Militant Army

Anglo-American Alliance Torn by Inner Conflict, by James Cowan

Two Party System Designed to Maintain Capitalist Political Control over Labor, by C. Thomas

Scene at Cleveland Convention of CIO Steel Union (photo)

In the Colonies, by Li Fu-jen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

How 7 Aircraft Corporations Increased Profits and Officers’ Salaries (diagram)

Ship Crackups Due to Profiteering Practices, by Arthur Sharon

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V.

MCF Petitions for a Place on Ballot

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Bookshelf

Allied and Axis Bankers Still Do Business as Usual

Canadian Workers Protest Release of Two Fascists

International Notes

Corporation “Farmers” Attempt New Land-Grab


Vol. VIII No. 22, 27 May 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CRDC Schedules Big Meeting in N.Y. for the 18

Roosevelt Uses Plant “Seizures” as Screen for Anti-Labor Drive, by C. Thomas

Foremen in Detroit Strike to Achieve Union Recognition, by Jeanette Lane

Wall Street’s New Contingent (cartoon), by Gray

Pattern of Peace

“Unanimous” Convention Places Seal on Dissolution of C.P.

Kelly Postal Wins Parole from State Board, Minnesota

Appeal by Assassin of Trotsky Denied by Court in Mexico

Stalinist Strike Creakers Help Avery Against Ward Workers, by R. Bell

Our Greek Martyrs

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Near Goal of 3,000 New Militant Readers Far Ahead of Campaign Deadline

Worthington Steel Workers Strike as Grievances Pile Up

Mack Co. Strikers Protest War Labor Board’s Stalling

Militant Army

The Fraud of Government “Trust-Busting”, by Miriam Carter

4th Anniversary of the Murder of Robert Harte in the May 1940 GPU Assault Against Trotsky

Working Conditions in Rubber Industry, by Theodore Kovalesky

William Haywood – A Soldier to the Very End – Homage to a Great Working Class Fighter, by James P. Cannon. from Daily Worker

Cartel Swindlers Never Sleep, by Ralph Graham

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Economic Rivalries Within the Anglo-American War Coalition, by James Cowan

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V.

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

L.A. Unions Back CRDC

Senate Labor Committee Reveals Living Cost Rise

Workers’ Bookshelf

Big Oil Companies Control Petroleum Administration

What OPA Tried to Hide About Food Trust Profits

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 23, June 3, 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

UAW Head Attacks Union Militants, by C. Thomas

Leading Unionists Will Speak at Rally for 18

“Kindly Words About Spain” (cartoon), by Gray

ILGWU Leaders Back Fight to Free 18

Churchill Assails Trotskyism, Extols Stalin and Aids Franco, by Ralph Graham

General Strike in Paraguay Crushed by Military Terror

Unionism Upheld by War Veterans

50,000 Northwest Lumbermen Strike for Pay Increase

British Brass-Hats Jail Soldier for Trotskyist Views

Roosevelt’s Drive for Forced Labor, by R. Bell

True Role and “Destiny” of Norman Thomas and His Party, by Norman Daniels

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Branches Top 3,000 Quota in Militant Subscription Drive

Wall St. Flunkey

Militant Army

An Opinion on R.J. Thomas, from The Searchlight

A Correction

Partial List of Unions Backing CRDC Campaign (facsimile)

Labor Press Reflects Growing Support for the Imprisoned 18

Strikebreaker Harry Bridges

Ford Canada Local in WLB Run Around, by Stephen White

7th Anniversary of Chicago Memorial Day Massacre During 1937 Little Steel Strike

Bulletin

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Wall Street’s Scheme to Grab World-wide Air Line Monopoly, by James Cowan

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Cannon Analyzes 1934 Minn. Strikes in F.I.

Pioneer Paragraphs

One of the Disputes at Teheran

[Editorials]

Three Birthdays

Trying to Halt Cartel Menace with Mere Words

“War Emergency” Is Pretext for Child Labor Exploitation, by Ruth Johnson

Why Workers Cannot Buy Needed Cheap Clothing

International Bankers Never Skip a Dividend

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 24, 10 June 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Strikes Reveal Mounting Discontent, by C. Thomas

British Trotskyists Will Go on Trial This Month, by Ralph Graham

Roosevelt Order Paves Way for Forced Labor

Champions of “Free Enterprise” at Work (cartoon), by Gray

UTSE-CIO Urges Release of the 18

Seaman Nails Bridges, from A Seaman (letter)

Bridges and the Stalinists – Permanent Strikebreakers, by Harvey Brown

New Auto-Lite Union Heads Prove No Better Than Old, by M. Ingersoll

WLB and Its Role Flayed by Official of Machinists Union in San Francisco, by R. Chester

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

3,634 New Militant Subscribers Obtained; Four Weeks Still to Go

Militant Army

Brewster “Sit-in” Gave Warning to American Workers That They Must Prepare to Resist Mass Unemployment, by Art Preis

Bridges Knifes His Union by Permanent No-Strike Pledge

An Eyewitness Looks at Italy Under the AMG, by William Hill

Stalinists in Greece Back Monarchist Rule, by Ralph Graham

Imperialist “Liberation’ Has Brought Italians More Woes, by James Cowan

Arrested in Algeria, from Jewish Morning Journal

Prince Umberto – New Tool of Monarchist Dictatorship, by J.C.

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Unconditional Pardon of the 18 Demanded by Brewster-CIO Leader in Radio Speech

Tobin “Explains” His Frameup Role

Free the 18 (cartoon), by Gray

An Editorial

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Concentration Camps for Workers in Aleutians

Bankhead Amendment to Boost Clothing Prices

International Notes

Trying to Get Out from Under the Poll Tax Issue


Vol. VIII No. 25, 17 June 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

GPU Terrorist Drive Launched on Trotskyists, by Joseph Keller

Union Leaders Call for Freedom of the 18 at N.Y. Mass Meeting, by Art Preis

Badoglio Cabinet Collapses Under Italian Mass Pressure, by James Cowan

War Profits

Canada Stalinists for Money Control by Bank Oligarchs

Avery Heads Open Shop Drive of Big Business, by R. Bell

War Profiteers Lobby to Lift Price Lid as Invasion Distracts Peoples’ [sic!] Attention, by C. Thomas

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Militant Drive Nets 723 More Subs; Total Now Stands at 4,357

In Memoriam

Letter from a Steel Worker to His Son in the Service, by Theodore Kovalesky

Militant Army

More Than 200 Organizations Back Campaign to Free the 18 Imprisoned Trotskyists, Novack Tells Mass Meeting

Mexico’s Sinarquistas – The Advance Guards of Clerical-Landlord Reaction, by A. Roland

Italian Partisan Action (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Johnston Speech Annoys Browder Gang, by Art Preis

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

The Case of William Batt and SKF Trade with Nazis

Getting an “Inside Track” to Government Gravy Bowl

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 26, 24 June 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Roosevelt Discloses Real War aims, by Ralph Graham

Stalinists Intensify Anti-Trotskyist Slander Drive, by Art Preis

Unions Pledge Aid to the 18 at CRDC Meetings in East

A Fascist Faces the Wrath of Italian Workers (photo)

Anti-Fascists Are Suppressed in Rome Under Rule of Allies, by Louis Bonn

Nail Harry Bridges

SWP Issues Appeal for $1,000 Solidarity Fund

CRDC Exposes Supreme Court Stand in Recent Rulings on Free Speech Cases

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Branches Hit 5,000 Mark in Militant Subscription Campaign

Militant Army

Hunting Down Fascists in Rome (photos)

“Post-War plans” and the Brewster Shutdown, by C. Thomas

Rome Fascist at Bay (photo)

Three Years of Red Army’s Heroic and Epic Struggles, by James Cowan

ILGWU Convention Demands Probe of Tresca Murder

An Eyewitness Reporter Describes Effects of British Rule in India, by John Stevenson

Notebook of an Agitator

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Trying to Block the Road (cartoon), by Gray

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Unionist Says Labor Should Prepare Now, by Francis R. Palmer, from The Searchlight

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Class Justice (cartoon), by Gray

Southern Town Officials Unloose Jim-Crow Terror

Capitalist Courts Go Easy on Big Business Criminals

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 27, 1 July 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Cutbacks Raise the Specter of New Depression, by Harvey Brown

Four British Trotskyist Leaders Are Railroaded to Jail by London Court

Congress Acclaims Mangled Version of Price Control, by R. Bell

New Labor and Progressive Support Rallies to the 18

“Brave New World”

Lyttelton ‘Error’ Embarrasses the Allied Coalition

Labor Solidarity, by the Editors

Tories Lie About India Famine Toll

“Liberating” Italy’s Farmers, by James Cowan

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Near Goal of 6,000 New Readers in The Militant Subscription Campaign

Roosevelt’s Plant Seizures Are a Strikebreaking Device, by Art Preis

Militant Army

Wall Street Plutocrats Control Nation’s Press, by Ralph Graham

Who are the 4 Trotskyists jailed by Churchill-Bevin?

SWP Appeal for Solidarity Fund Gets Quick Response

In the Colonies, by Li Fu-Jen

Why the American Workers Must Have Their Own Labor Party to Defend Class Interests, by Vincent R. Dunne

Stalinists Attempt to Extend Slander Campaign into Unions, by Art Preis

Tresca Case ‘Neglect’ Draws Labor Protests

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

AP Uses Anonymous Letter as Vile Anti-Labor Smear

June F.I. Features Timely Articles on England, U.S.

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

Editorials

WLB Merry-Go-Round (cartoon), by Gray

Roosevelt’s ‘Solution’ for the Refugee Problem

Workers’ Forum

House Steamrollers Bill Aiding Insurance Racket

International Notes

Why No One “Understands” BLS Living Cost Figures


Vol. VIII No. 28, 8 July 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

G.O.P. Pushes Wall Street Program, by Art Preis

Stalinist Gangs Break Up Two Quaker Meetings

CRDC Petitions to Free Eighteen Signed by 9,000

Roosevelt Puts Signature on Mangled “Price Control” Bill, by Joseph Keller

An Editorial

Trial of 4 British Trotskyists Nailed as Frame-Up Plot

Uruguayan Trotskyists Assailed by Reaction

No-Strike Pledge Will Be Key Issue Before Michigan CIO, by John Saunders

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

7,400 Readers Gained in Drive for New Militant Subscribers

Militant Army

Insurrection Flares in Denmark as Workers Give battle to Nazi Oppressors; Copenhagen Paralyzed by Strikes, by James Cowan

New NMU Hall — Façade to Hide Union Retreat, by Richard Kirk

Canadian News Letter

British Youths Made Pit Serfs in Bevin Scheme, by Ralph Graham

Shop-Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

China’s 7-Year Fight for Liberty, by Li Fu-jen

Officials OK Child Labor — So Long as It’s All “Legal”, by Ruth Johnson

Remove Bridges

Ship Crew Strike Gets Fast Action

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

Editorials

Workers’ Forum

U.S. Senators Applaud Fascist-Like Rantings

Congress Aids Canners in $100,000,000 Price-Gouge

Shipyard Steal Exposed Before House Hearings

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 29, 15 July 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist Gang Steps Up Red Baiting Campaign, by Fred Robinson

U.S.-British Capitalists Clash at Monetary Stabilization Parley, by Ralph Graham

Over 10,500 Sign Pardon Petitions to Free the 18

Landlord-Capitalist Rule in Rumania Preserved by Stalin, by James Cowan

4 Million Jobless

Denmark Strikers Force Concessions from Nazi Rulers

Canadian Fascist Movement Gets Big Business Support

Planning for an Economy of Scarcity Under the “Free Enterprise” System, by R. Bell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Militant Subscription Campaign Surpasses Quota by 253 Percent

Militant Army

Class Division of Society and the Need for Building an Independent Labor Party, by C. Thomas

Profits of Manufacturing Corporations (diagram)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Toledo Union Official Ducks Pertinent Issue, by Harvey Brown

Sinarquism: An Experiment in Fascism; Its Reactionary Role and Aims Defined, by A. Roland

CRDC Report Embraces 3 Years of Struggle

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Browder’s Diet

Stalinist Goons (cartoon), by Gray

Stalinists Approve NY City Sales Tax

10 Years Ago in The Militant

What Capitalism Means to Toil-Worn Workers, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

Editorials

Workers’ Forum

Doctored Statistics Used to Justify Wage Freeze

Negroes Denied Ballots in Georgia Primaries

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 30, 22 July 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Michigan CIO Argues No-Strike Issue, by John Saunders

Delegation to Ask Pardon for Imprisoned 18

Political Crisis in Italy Heralds Fall of Bonomi Cabinet, by Ralph Graham

Wallace Sees Vista of U.S. Domination in New Pacific Era, by James Cowan

Land Grab Offers Preview of Government “Post-War” Plans, by R. Bell

British Trotskyists Go to Prison, Greet Comrades Throughout World

Tasks and Prospects of the Italian Revolution, by the Editors

Seattle Union Levels Rebuke at Stalinists for Free Speech

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Solidarity Fund Passes Half-Way Mark as British Trotskyist Leaders Enter Prison

What the Government Owns (graphic)

UAW Officials Are Accused of Fostering Shady Deal

Militant Army

Los Angeles Plans Memorial Meeting

One Year of Revolutionary Struggle in Italy, by Art Preis

A Liberal Voices Capitalist Fear of Socialist Revolution, by Henry Jordan

Stalin Deals Harsh Blows to Soviet Women, by Ruth Johnson

Rudolf Klement; A Martyr of the 4th International, by Janet Norris

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Case in Point

British IOU’s

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Diary of a steel worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

The Standard Oil-Nazi Patents Cartel Deals

Draftee Health Records Reveal Depression Toll

International Notes

Wall Street Banks Make Record-Breaking Profits


Vol. VIII No. 31, 29 July 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

(Page 1)

UAW President Supports Fight to Free the 18

Mortal Crisis Strikes Crumbling Nazi Regime, by William F. Warde

Easily Satisfied

Democratic Party Convention Furthers Big Business Aims, by Art Preis

Fall of Tojo Gov’t Shows Sharpening of Crisis in Japan, by Li Fu-jen

How Workers Can Fight Peril of Unemployment, by R. Bell

Stalinist Hooligan Assault Denounced in Washington AFL Convention Motion

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Trial Shows British Trotskyists Were Sent to Jail Because of Their Socialist Views

Thomas Letter Supporting the 18 (facsimile)

Militant Army

Bonus Army: March of the “Heroes of 1917”, by Felix Morrow

British Soldiers’ Parliament Causes Worry to Brass Hats

Hillman’s Primer for Practical Politicians:
A Poor Substitute for Independent Labor Program, by C. Thomas

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

‘Peace-Loving’ Profiteers!

Employment of Women in Industry and What It Means for the Working Class, by Antoinette Konikow

CIO Heads at Convention (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Hitler and His Chief of Staff (photo)

Letter from a Steelworker to His Son in the Service, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

66 Who Died in Mine Fire Were Murdered for Profit

Corporation War Profits Reach New High Levels

Capitalists Figure Out a New Way to Chisel

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 32, 5 August 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Delegation Will Present Pardon Plea for the 18

Nazi Crisis Deepens as Red Army Plunges Toward Germany’s Border, by William F. Warde

Steel Wage Demand Kicked Around by WLB for 7 Months, by C. Thomas

Briggs Auto Local in Protest Strike over Downgrading, by John Saunders

Revolutionary Ideas Cannot Be Killed!

AMG Disarms Italian Anti-Fascist Fighters, by Harry Martell

Dangers and Tasks Facing the Workers of Poland, by the Editors

Thirty-Hour Week Slogan Advanced as Labor’s Answer to Unemployment Threat, by R. Bell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

CRDC Secretary (photo)

Jailed British Trotskyists Issue Party Building Call

Militant Army

Mexican Stalinists Renew Anti-Trotskyist Campaign

Latest F.I. Celebrates 10 Years of Publication

How the German Revolution of 1918 Began, by Ruth Johnson

Confessions of a Drone, by Ralph Graham

The Allied Military Government Plan to Preserve Decayed Capitalist Order, by Lydia Bennett

Pioneer Paragraphs

Do the Two Capitalist Parties Really Differ?

Tobin Spreads More Slander Against Framed Trotskyists

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Corporate profits (graph)

Diary of a steel worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

UAW Purge Backfires

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

A Financial Editor Sees Rosy Future – for Bosses

NAM Uses Trick Method to Conceal Profiteering

International Notes

Immigration Laws Based on Nazi-Like Race Code


Vol. VIII No. 33, 12 August 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Company Inspires Anti-Negro Strike, by Art Preis

Petitions to Pardon 18 Presented to President

Wall Street’s Reconversion Plan (cartoon), by Gray

Boss Aims

Hitlerites Reveal Crisis Penetrates Deep in Nazi Rule

New Michigan Party Launched by Constitutional Convention, by John Saunders

Bridges Won’t Help

Churchill Shows Fear of Impending Revolts, by William F. Warde

Senators Haggle over Relief Plan for Unemployed Workers

WLB Chairman Upholds Wage Freezing Policy, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

CRDC Secretary Presents Petitions

Fund to Aid Trotskyists in Britain Passes $1,000 Goal

Reading Unionists Create Committee for Labor Party

Militant Army

Chicago Meeting Supports 4 Jailed British Workers

Friedrich Engels ̵ Co-Founder of Marxism, by Leon Trotsky

Testifying Against Wage Freeze (photo)

Capitalist Rivalry in Latin America Mirrored by Development in Mexico, by A. Roland

Bosses Fear Threat to Political Monopoly Involved in Labor’s Independent Action

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

America’s University System: A Vested Interest of Big Business, by Miriam Carter

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Secret Diplomacy (cartoon), by Gray

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Letter from a Steelworker to His son in the Service, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

“Wage Bracket System” Is Pay-Cut Formula

Corporation Heads Given Huge Salary Increases

International Notes

“De-fascization”

Liberals Disappointed – But Support Roosevelt


Vol. VIII No. 34, 19 August 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Trotsky’s Ideas Stand Verified by World Events, by the Editors

George “Post-War Starvation’ Bill Voted by Large Senate Majority, by C. Thomas

Nazi Army Shows Increasing Signs of Disintegration

In Memoriam – Leon Trotsky 1879–1940 (photo)

Outdoing Hitler

Detroit Auto Strikers Fight Against Company Provocations

Imperialists Plan Division of World Petroleum Supply, by Ralph Graham

North Italy Civil War Is Spreading, by Harry Martell

AFL Tops Uphold Reactionary Policy in Attack on CIO-PAC

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Tom DeLorenzo Gets Jail Sentence on Flimsy Charges

Ford Local Unit Backs Fight to Free the 18

Mid-West Drivers Strike to Enforce WLB’s Wage Order

Behind the strike in Philadelphia

Militant Army

The life of a revolutionist

Trotsky’s Struggle Against Stalinism, by Miriam Carter

How Stalin’s Agents Struck Down Trotsky, Great Bolshevik Leader

Of One Who Died (poem), by P.D.

In Lenin’s Day, by Leon Trotsky

They Fear Trotskyism!

Honor Guard at Trotsky’s Bier (photo)

Workers Battle Fascists (photo)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Canadian News Letter

Mexican Government Policies Toward the Labor Movement, by A. Roland

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Workers’ Bookshelf

Diary of a steel worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

20,000 Workers Strike at Wright Aircraft Plants

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Why Jim-Crow Policies Flourish in Industry

Judge’s Heart Bleeds as He Sentences Coal Barons

Capitalism’s “Post-War” Future for the Workers

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 35, 26 August 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Big Business Pushes Hunger Program, by Art Preis

Stalinist Press Intensifies New Slander Drive, by Joseph Keller

Trotsky Memorial Meetings Held by Branches of SWP

Roosevelt’s Reconversion Machinery (cartoon), by Gray

Roosevelt Seizes Plants as a Blow to San Francisco Union

Message Sent to Natalia Trotsky

Wall Street’s Reconversion Plan – or Labor’s? by the Editors

Union Members Fight Purge by Stalinists

Pravda Discloses Discontent Among Red Army Veterans, by John G. Wright

Call Boston Conference to Aid Defense of 18

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Special Offer Made to Enable All Our New Subscribers to Introduce The Militant to Their Friends and Shopmates

Brass Hats Throttle English Troops Forum

Militant Army

The Crisis in the CIO Rubber Workers Union, by Joseph Andrews

Pioneer Paragraphs

Leon and Natalia Trotsky (photo)

F.I. Features Trotsky Memorial

Sacco-Vanzetti: Working Class Martyrs Murdered by Capitalist Class Justice, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Native and Foreign Capitalists Jointly Exploit Mexican Masses, by A. Roland

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Witches’ Brew at Washington (cartoon), by Gray

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Negro Seabees Victimized for Protesting Jim-Crow

Anglo-American Oil Pact Protects Big Monopolies

International Notes

German Soldiers Shooting Officers

False Production Report Used as Anti-Labor Smear


Vol. VIII No. 36, 2 September 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

British Strike Leader Salutes Fight of the 18

Armed Struggle of French Masses Arouses Fears of Allied Rulers, by William F. Warde

Legislators Slash Proposed Benefits to Aid Jobless, by Art Preis

“Democratic” Tailors to His Majesty (cartoon), by Gray

Rumanian King Deserts Nazis, Joins Allies to Save Regime, by Ralph Graham

Italian Masses Run Up Red Flag

Tobin, Stalinists Combine Forces in Slander Campaign, by Harry Martell

UAW Convention Faces Fight Between Ranks and Leadership, by E. Henry

Pacific Coast Longshoremen Seek New Master Contract, by Oscar Nelson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Ford Strikers’ Slogan (photo)

Militant Army

Trotsky Memorial Meetings Held by Branches of SWP

Pioneer Paragraphs

Working Class of Paris and Its Glorious Traditions in the Revolutionary Struggle, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Real Motives for Business Secrets

Puerto Rican Rebel Leader Faces New Threat of Prison

Quick-Change Artist

How Mexican Stalinists Betrayed the Masses to Their Exploiters, by A. Roland

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Speeding Them on Their Way (cartoon), by Gray

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

GM Will Sit Pretty Even If Workers Walk Streets

Who Profits from the War and Who Pays for It

International Notes

Ruling Bankers Cited in Railway Trust Conspiracy


Vol. VIII No. 37, 9 September 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

The Only Road to Emancipation for All Europe, by the Editors

Allies Impose Dictatorial DeGaulle Regime to Subdue French Masses, by Louis Bonn

“Liberals” Retreat Hastily in Conflict over George Bill, by Art Preis

The Banner of Emancipation (cartoon), by Gray

Hiring Hall Rights Menaced in Longshore Negotiations, by Oscar Nelson

The Rich Are No Problem in Rome

CRDC Issues New Circular Describing Labor Support

Life of Riley

Pope Makes Appeal to Masses Not to Overthrow Capitalism, by Ralph Graham

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

New Militant Readers Offered Four Pamphlets on the Minneapolis Labor Case at Half Price

SWP Holds Successful Summer Camp School

Impressions of a Participant at Mid-West Vacation School, by Theodore Kovalesky

Trotsky Memorial Meeting Held by Branches of SWP

Militant Army

4th International, Founded 6 Years Ago, Grows in Influence Throughout the World

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Lost manpower (diagram), by Filmax

Spirit of Tebellion Grows in German as Defeats Pile Up

Labor Fakers Vie with Each Other in Backing Roosevelt, by Harry Martell

Capitalism in War and Peace (cartoon), by Gray

Uruguay Trotskyists Fight Gov’t. Attack

Tobin Inspires Frameup of Militant Union Head

“Off the Beam”

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

1943 CIO Auto Workers Convention (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Huge War Profits Jackpot Hit by the Corporations

Another Tip-Off on Allied Powers’ ‘Democratic’ Aims

International Notes

Liberal Wailers Against Roosevelt’s Policies


Vol. VIII No. 38, 16 September 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wall Street’s “Post-War” Plan, by the Editors

Auto Militants Press to Smash No-Strike Pledge, by Art Preis

Wall Street’s “Reconversion” Plan (cartoon), by Gray

Appeal to Aid 18 Signed by Leading Trade Union Heads

DeGaulle Government Opposed to Demands of French Masses, by William F. Warde

Profits Go On

Court Frees 3 Imprisoned British Trotskyist Leaders

Ex-Ambassador Bullitt Unfurls Banner for Revival of Anti-Soviet Campaign, by John Marshall

Trade Union Notes, by Harry Martell

Special Offer of Trial Pamphlets Made to Readers of The Militant, by Campaign Manager

Tobin Hurls More Slander to Halt Growing Support for 18

Reading Unionists Call for Labor Party Organization

Militant Army

Italian People Starving Under Rule of Allies, by William F. Warde

French Workers in Action (photos)

Workers Committees Set Up in France

Tradition of Debs Carried on by the Eighteen Trotskyists, by Albert Mercer

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Lublin Mass Murders Reveal Rotting Capitalist Society, by Don Shelton

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Why Union Skates Tour War Front, by C. Thomas

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

20 Union Militants Victimized by Ford

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Press Rushes to Defense of Railroad Monopolists

Big Publisher Projects Program for Wall Street

International Notes

U.S.-Nazi Optical Cartel Deals Help Arm Hitler


Vol. VIII No. 39, 23 September 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinists Try to Knife Effort to Free the 18, by John Adamson

UAW Militants Stage Revolt against the Unconditional No-Strike Pledge, by Art Preis

Stalin’s Armistice Saddles Rumania with Indemnity, by Ralph Graham

Trying to Stem the Flood (cartoon), by Gray

British Intrigues

Dalrymple’s Expulsions Key Issue at Rubber Convention, by Frank Lawrence

Full Employment? No!

Negro Youths Sentenced to Die in Florida Lynch Trial

Panel Report Says Labor Fleeced by WLB Wage Freeze, by R. Bell

Wall Street Aim of World Domination Advanced Further at Quebec Meeting, by James Cowan

Trade Union Notes, by Harry Martell

Goal of 10,000 Trial Pamphlets Set in SWP Literature Campaign, by Campaign Manager

Roosevelt’s fortune

Militant Army

(Page 3)

Delegates to the 1944 UAW Convention at Grand Rapids, Michigan (photo)

The Byrnes-Baruch Plan for “Post-War Reconversion”, by the Editors

Who Is James F. Byrnes and What Is His Record, by C. Thomas

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Briggs Local 212 Delegates at UAW-CIO Convention (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Revolt Mounting Inside Germany

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Ruml Has New Tax Plan to Relieve “Poor” Capitalists

Trust-Busters Aim Fire at Rivals of Wall Street

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 40, 30 September 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Trotskyists in Italy Organize Bolshevik Group, by Arthur Robinson

Dewey Campaign Shows Both Major Parties in Same Wall Street Camp, by R. Bell

Rubber Convention Militants Battle for Union Democracy, by Frank Lawrence

Bridges’ Program Endangers Vital Longshoremen’s Gains, by Oscar Nelson

An Editorial

Labor and Liberal Leaders Sign Appeal for Aid to 18

Imperialists Spread Slander to Stave Off Coming Struggle for Socialism in Germany, by A. Roland

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Off to Flying Start in Trial Pamphlets Sales Campaign, by Campaign Manager

Militant Army

History of Trotskyism by Cannon Issued by Pioneer, by Charles Carsten

Killing of Fascist Police Chief Is Sign of Revolutionary Mood of Italian Masses, by James Cowan

Report of Activity of SWP Branches

Employers Launch Open Shop Drive, by C. Thomas

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

One More King, by Gaetano Salvemini

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Munitions Industry (graph)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Average Labor Productivity Increased 26% During War, by Ruth Johnson

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Wages Drop, but Profits Continue to Soar Upward

British Masses Resist Jim-Crow Indoctrination

International Notes

UAW-CIO Hits Anti-Labor Discrimination on Radio


Vol. VIII No. 41, 7 October 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Roosevelt, Tobin Scheme to Deny Freedom for 18, by Joseph Keller

Roosevelt Stalls Labor’s Demand to Modify Little Steel Formula

Allied Leaders Seek to Trick Italian People, by James Cowan

De Gaulle Advances “Radical” Program to Sidetrack Masses, by Ralph Graham

Inside Germany

Auto Union Strikes in Protest Against Ford’s Provocation, by Dave Andrews

Opposition to Stalinist Rule Grows in UE-CIO, by M. Brown

Maritime Unions Press Demand for Pay Raise, by Frank Lawrence

Reading Stalinists incite Lynch-Drive

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Pamphlet Campaign Forges Ahead

Minneapolis SWP in New Headquarters, by Barbara Bruce

New York SWP Convention Maps Program of Expansion

Militant Army

Milwaukee Branch Marks Opening of New Headquarters

Background of the Revolutionary Situation in France, by Frank Lawrence

In Memory of Grant Dunne, Working Class Fighter Who Gave His Life for Socialism, by Farrell Dobbs

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Chiang Kai-Shek Regime Shaken by Grave Crisis, by Li Fu-Jen

September F.I. Features Timely Articles on Europe

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

It’s the Same Bayonet (cartoon), by Gray

Diary of Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Upholds Bridges Deportation Order

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

War Profits Spur Growth of Billion-Dollar Firms

Wages Face 25% Slash at End of War with Germany

International Notes

Wall Streeters Take Over Key Government Positions


Vol. VIII No. 42, 14 October 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Pardon Denied to the Imprisoned 18, by Joseph Keller

George “Starvation” Bill Is Signed by Roosevelt, by Art Preis

Stalinist Leaders Curb Uprising of Bulgarian Masses, by Ralph Graham

Fight Franco

Stalinists Initiate Drive to Establish Fink Shipping Pool, by Frank Lawrence

British Imperialists Imprison Leading Trotskyists in India, by Li Fu-Jen

No-Strike Policy Fought by Militant Convention Group

Wall Street Promotes Drive for Open Shop, by R. Bell

Jim Crow Strike Report Used to smear the CIO, by C. Thomas

WLB Provocation Results in Strike of Detroit UAW-CIO Maintenance Workers

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Report Gain in Pamphlet Sales, by Campaign Manager

British Trotskyist Leaders (photos)

Call Protest Meeting

3 British Trotskyists Win Prison Release

Militant Army

Lecture on France Is First of Series at N.Y. Forum

Trotskyists in India Turn Accusers at Trial, statement by M. Perera and Philip Gunawardene

The Problem of Employment and the Election Campaign, by R. Bell

What Workers Should Know About Politics in Order to Defend Their Class Interests, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Everything in Order (cartoon), from N.Y. Post

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Admiral Claims Profiteer Shipowners Are “Abused”

Corporation Black Market Revealed by Legislators

International Notes

Class Solidarity

Ford Aide Helped Finance Fascist Gerald L.K. Smith


Vol. VIII No. 43, 21 October 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Pardon Denial to 18 Arouses Strong Protest

WLB Rejects AFL-CIO Demands to Modify Wage-Freezing Formula, by R. Bell

Spanish Partisans Start War Against Regime of Franco

Setback for Jim Crow

British Troops Sent to Crush Insurgent Masses in Greece, by Ralph Graham

“War cries”

Stalinist Assassin Siqueiros Invited to Teach in Buffalo

Layoffs Spread in Steel Plant Area near Youngstown

Bridges’ Union Policy Has Stalinist Roots, by Oscar Nelson

Mexican Government Frames 56 in Attack Against Unions

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

3,800 Pamphlets Already Sold in Drive, by Campaign Manager

New York Forum on Italian Events Draws Big Crowd

Labor Case Defendants in SWP Headquarters (photo)

Unions Aid 18

Democrats and Republicans Support Same Foreign Policy, by James Cowan

Notebook of an Agitator

How Capitalists Use the Two-Party System to Maintain Their Rule over the People, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Decision Reversed in Conviction of Mexican Youths

State Guard Trained for Use During Strikes, by Frank Lawrence

For the Labor Party

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Surplus War Goods (graphic)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Big Business Grows Bigger under Roosevelt’s Regime

Workers’ Bookshelf

Picking the Right Man to Do the Right Job

Secret Report Reveals Steel Trust Profits Grab

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 44, 28 October 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Morgan Spokesmen Back Roosevelt, by Lewis Jordan

12 Trotskyists Still in Prison as 6 End Terms

Now Is the Time! (cartoon), by Gray

Rumania Stalinists Maintain Alliance with Fascist Scum

Canada CIO Rejects No-Strike Pledge

Revolutionary Workers Took Lead in Paris Insurrection, by Frank Lawrence

WLB Stalls Plea of Steel Workers for Wage Increase, by R. Bell

Union Topples Open Shop in Large Douglas Plant

Stalinist Sheet Advises UAW Leaders to Stall Referendum, by Art Preis

Our French Martyrs

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Over Half of Pamphlet Quota Sold, by the Campaign Manager

Militant Army

Big Crowd Hears Election Analysis at N.Y. Forum

Harry DeBoer and Clarence Hamel (photo)

Trotskyists in Michigan Back Independent MCF Candidate

Meeting Is Held in Youngstown to Aid the Eighteen

CRDC Secretary Greets Released Prisoners (photo)

Reading SWP Gives Critical Support to SP Sandidates

Negro Soldiers Believe They Have Been Sold “Rotten Bill of Goods,” Crisis Magazine Says, from The Crisis

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

SIU Race Discrimination Endangers Hiring Hall, by F.J. Lang

Egyptian Authorities Ban Trotskyist Organ

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Armed French Workers (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Auto Barons Demand High Prices for Civilian Cars

Ex-WLB Public Member Exposes Some Conniving

International Notes

AFL Economist Predicts Catastrophic Crisis


Vol. VIII No. 45, 4 November 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

The Anniversary of the October 1917 Revolution, by the Editors

European Trotskyist Conference Held; Five Countries Represented

The Only Road (cartoon), by Gray

Mass Meeting Protests Denial of Pardon to 18

DeGaulle’s Government Moves to Disarm Workers in France, by William F. Warde

DeBoer and Hamel Welcomed Home at Minneapolis Affair

WLB Labor Members Squabble over “Prestige” in Wage Case, by C. Thomas

Kelsey-Hayes Workers Strike Detroit Plant

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Pamphlet Sales Near Two-Thirds of Quota, by Campaign Manager

Incite Servicemen to Attack Pickets at Aircraft Plant, by R. Bell

Militant Army

New Branch Hall Opened in Akron

Released Minneapolis Prisoners Honored (photo)

Stalin Views Future of Soviet Economy as One of Perpetual Inferiority to Capitalism, by Ralph Graham

October F.I. Features France, India Articles

10 Years Ago in The Militant

The Fight to Free the Colonies – A Letter and a Reply

Labor Must Establish Own State Power to Prevent Capitalist Crises and Wars, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Loyal — To Whom?

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Leaders of the Russian Revolution (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

How the French Workers Armed for the Struggle, by Frank Lawrence

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Monopolies Exploit Means of Both Life and Death

State Governments Seek to Entrench Open Shop

International Notes

Roosevelt Back-Tracks on His “Trust-Busting”


Vol. VIII No. 46, 11 November 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinists Hurl New Slanders at Revolutionists, by Art Preis

Stilwell’s Recall Exposes American Imperialist Aim to Dominate China, by Li Fu-Jen

17 Trade Unions Protest Denial of Pardon to the 18

Beggars at the Gate (cartoon), by Gray

Leading the Ball, from The Nation

Mass Jim-Crow “Mutiny” Trial Convicts Fifty Negro Sailors, by R. Chester

$65 Fines for Fraternization

The Story of Domodossola – What the Papers Didn’t Tell

French Stalinists Retreat on Issue of Armed Militias

Railroad Labor Bureaucrats Side-Track Union Convention, by James Montgomery

Mexican Government Launches Violent Anti-Labor Offensive

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches Speed Up Pamphlet Sales, by the Campaign Manager

SWP Celebrates Anniversary of October 1917 Revolution

Militant Army

Wright Lectures at School Forum

Perspectives of Revolutionary Situation in France, by Frank LaWrence

New Times – Old Slander (cartoon), by Gray

Labor Commemorates the 48th Anniversary of the Death of the Haymarket Martyrs, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Diego Rivera Joins with the Stalinist Assassin Siqueiros

Honeymoon Over

Why Labor Must Begin Building Its Own Political Party Now, by Joseph Hansen

Pioneer Paragraphs

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

The Masses Chiang Kai-shek Dears (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Just a Negro Soldier (poem), submitted by Bill Horton

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Churchill’s plan for Germany

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

How Allies Have Treated Some Fascist Big-Shots

A Glimpse Into Future Under Capitalist Rule

International Notes

Nazis Leave GM Plants ‘Ready for Business’


Vol. VIII No. 47, 18 November 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Big Business Spurs Open Shop Drive, by R. Bell

CRDC Opens Christmas Fund Drive to Aid 18

Two Ends of the Same Chain (cartoon), by Gray

Education in Our “Democracy”

Overflow Meeting for Jackson Talk on Negro Struggle

Why Chiang Keeps Blockade of Stalinist Area in China, by Li Fu-Jen

‘Contemptible’

The Lessons for Labor in the 1944 Elections, by C. Thomas

Norman Thomas Brings Libel Suit Against Daniel J. Tobin

NMU Officials Aim to Scuttle Union Hiring Hall System, by F. J. Lang

Canada Trotskyists Map Action Program

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Pamphlet Sales Reach 90 percent, by Campaign Manager

Branches Celebrate October 1917 Revolution Anniversary

Militant Army

Spanish Trotskyists Commemorate Anniversary of the “Red October”, from Contra la Coriente

American Trotskyism – A Record of Struggle, by F.J. Lang

Roosevelt’s Coolies (cartoon), by Gray

Pioneer Paragraphs

What the October 1917 Revolution Signifies for the Workers Today, by E.R. Frank

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Chinese 8th Army Soldiers (photos)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

CIO Economists Predict a Huge Decline in Wages

GM’s “Post-War Security Fund” for Coupon Clippers

International Notes

The Mouthings of a New Capitalist “Miracle Man”


Vol. VIII No. 48, 25 November 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP Expansion Program Mapped by Convention, by Art Preis

Attempt to Disarm Belgian Workers Meets Powerful Mass Resistance, by William F. Warde

Italian Masses Celebrate 1917 Russian Revolution (photo)

Nazis Shoot, Hang Peace Marchers

Roosevelt’s Henchmen Prepare to Knife Union Wage Demands, by C. Thomas

Paris Censorship

The Uprising in Warsaw, by Paul Stevens

Labor Leaders Endorse CRDC Christmas Appeal

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Trial Pamphlet Sales Campaign Near Goal, by the Campaign Manager

Latest Issue of FI Features Articles on Soviet Union

Militant Army

Seeks Pardon

The New “Friends” of the Soviet Union

How to Win the Struggle for Negro Equality, by Charles Jackson

Workers Formed Backbone of Uprising in Warsaw

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Belgian Resistance Fighter (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Freedom – For Whom?

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

How Corporations Resort to Strike Provocations

Leading Bankers Involved in Tax-Evasion Scheme

International Notes

A “Progressive Victory” and Its First Fruits


Vol. VIII No. 49, 2 December 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

WLB Upholds Wage Freezing Formula, by C. Thomas

CIO Convention Reflects Policy of Bureaucrats, by Joseph Keller

Belgian Police Fire on Demonstrators in Brussels, Kill 4, by Ralph Graham

Telephone Girls Get Bosses’ Number (photo)

Pamphlet Drive Goes Over Quota of 10,000 Copies, by Ruth Johnson

Telephone Operators Conduct Wide-Spread Militant Strike, by Art Preis

Unions Respond to CRDC Christmas Fund Appeal

Anti-Conscription Demonstrations Shake Mackenzie King Government in Canada

Party Greets Natalia Trotsky

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Stop Collective Begging (cartoon), from leaflet issued by Local 659, UAW-CIO

Tennessee Lynch Mob Murders Young Negro

Paid Off

Uruguay Police Raid Class on Socialism

MilitantArmy

New York Forum Schedules Talks

Insurgent Greek Workers Refuse to Surrender Weapons to Reaction, by Paul Stevens

Two Kinds of Socialists, by Jack O’Connell

Detroit Women Phone Pickets Display Spirit of Militancy, by E. Logan

SWP Greets Antoinette Konikow on Her 75th Birthday

China Crisis Deepens; Chiang Reshuffles Cabinet Under Pressure from Washington, by Li Fu-Jen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

His Masters’ Voice (cartoon), by Gray

“Comradeship”

Release of British Trotskyists Hailed by SWP Cnvention

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Solidarity with Trotskyists in Europe Voiced by SWP Convention

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

$5,000 Offered for Information in Tresca Murder

Romans Shout “Down with Capitalists!”

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Roosevelt’s Demagogy about “60 Million Jobs”

International Notes

The Myth of High Wages During Second World War

Stalin Protests Lenin Pamphlet

International Monopolies Prepare for the “Peace”


Vol. VIII No. 50, 9 December 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Big Complaints, No Action Marks [sic] AFL Convention, by Art Preis

Allied-Backed Puppet Government Provokes Civil Warfare in Greece, by Joseph Hansen

Junior Makes Good (cartoon), by Gray

“Faith-healers”

Martin Dies Plans Labor Spy Agency

Bureaucrats Shield Roosevelt in ‘Wage Stabilization’ Fraud, by Harvey Brown

Littell Testimony Bares Scandal in Justice Dept., by Wells Thurber

CRDC Christmas Appeal Gets Splendid Response

SWP Program of Expansion, by M. Stein

UAW Officials Plot to Hide Wage Fiasco, by R. Bell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

First return on fund

Militant Army

Wage Freeze Is Topic at Forum

Pierlot Offers Belgian Bases in Exchange for Churchill’s Aid in Suppressing Masses, by Paul Abbott

A Tribute to One Who Died Young

Roosevelt’s New Cabinet Member Fortifies Wall Street Control over Foreign Policy, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Two of a Kind (photo)

Child Labor Increase

Labor’s Fight Against Low Standard of Living, by C. Thomas

10 Years Ago in The Militant

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Allied Commander and Greek Puppet (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

British Cocoa Monopoly and the ‘Four Freedoms’

Hidden Price Rises Due to Sale of Shoddy Goods

International Notes

Academic Liberty Under the Capitalist System


Vol. VIII No. 51, 16 December 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Allies Turn Guns on Greek Masses, by Joseph Hansen

Union Contributions Swell Christmas Fund to Aid Imprisoned Twelve

PAC “Victory” Garden (cartoon), by Gray

Anti Union Terror, Open-Shop Laws Threaten Workers

Hypocrites

Spurious Munition “Shortage” Used as Labor-Baiting Pretext, by R. Bell

Hands Off Europe

Roosevelt’s Farce Trial of American Fascists Blows Up

Roosevelt Turns State Department Keys Over to Direct Agents of Wall Street, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Opens $18,000 Fund Drive in Big Party Expansion Program, by Rose Karsner

“Labor Party” Is Forum Topic

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Business Moguls Explode Myth of 60 Million Jobs, by C. Thomas

British Tories Backed Bloody Metaxas Regime, by Joseph Hansen

Canadians Struggle Against King’s Conscription Betrayal, by Alexander

WLB Decision, Called “Great Victory” by Murray, Gives Steel Workers Only Crumbs, by R. Wilson

Belgian Workers Denounce Puppet Regime (photo)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Packard Workers Fight KKK Anti Negro Action, by John Saunders

Canadian News Letter, by Alexander

Stalin Regime and Germany

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“Changing the guard” (cartoon), from St. Louis Star-Times

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

PM “Deplores” Roosevelt Choice of New State Department Heads, by Art Preis

Murray Blames WLB Scapegoat in Order to Shield Roosevelt, by Mike Bradic

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Rent Hogs Lobby Seeks to Smash OPA Controls

How Biggest Capitalists Swallow Smaller Bosses

Two More Big Business Nominees of Roosevelt

International Notes


Vol. VIII No. 52, 23 December 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Churchill Admits Imperialist Deals, by Joseph Hansen

CIO Ranks Back Montgomery Ward Strikers, by John Saunders

CRDC Groups Spur Aid for Imprisoned 12

Hunger and Black Markets Provoke Rome Food Riots

Secret diplomacy (cartoon)

Roosevelt’s New Draft Decree Tightens Job Freeze Shackles, by R. Bell

Tresca Meeting

An Editorial

National Negro Organization Protests Jim-Crow Court-Martial of 50 Sailors

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Expansion Fund Drive Gets Good Response from Membership, by Rose Karsner

Protest Demonstrations

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Report on SWP Local Activity

‘Liberation’ Movements of Europe and Trotskyist Tasks in the Coming Revolutionary Struggle for Socialism, by E.R. Frank

Stalinist Finks Lend Aid to Open-Shop Offensive by Attacking Ward Drive, by Art Preis

Anti-Conscription Demonstration (photo)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Lessons of Bass Group Defeat in Rubber Local, by Joseph Andrews

Union Group Organizes for Youngstown Steel Election, by R. Wilson

Allies Promise “Free” Unions

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

British Labor Party Conference, by Paul Abbott

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Barred from Athens (photo)

War Guilt

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Some Character Witnesses for Roosevelt Appointees

NAM Launches Campaign for ‘Free Enterprise’

International Notes

Two Forces

Unions Assail Anti-Labor Munitions Shortage Hoax


Vol. VIII No. 53, December 30, 1944, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO Unionists Aid Strike Against Open-Shop Avery as Ward Walkout Spreads, by Art Preis

Roosevelt Tosses Atlantic Charter into Waste Basket, by Joseph Hansen

Strike Vote Taken by Long Distance Phone Operators

CRDC Christmas Fund Drive Goes Beyond Half-Way Mark

Out of Their Own Mouths

Eden Reveals Stalinist Agreement at Caserta, by Wells Thurber

UAW Rank and File Caucus Organizes Campaign Against No-Strike Pledge, by Jerry Kirk

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Members and Friends Back $18,000 Party Expansion Fund, by Rose Karsner

Better Look into This, from Voice of 212

Incite Terror in Mexico City

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Trotskyism Lives, from British Socialist Appeal

British Markets Now Exploited by Wall Street, by Joseph Hansen

Workers’ Bookshelf

Partito Operaio Comunista (facsimile)

Stettinius Swears in Wall Street Nominees, by William F. Warde

Zionism Topic at N.Y. Forum

UAW Officials Conspire to Hide WLB Rejection in Chrysler Wage Case, by C. Thomas

Picket Line at Ward’s in Detroit (photo)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Belgian Workers Form Committees to Run Factories

IWW General Defense Committee Aids Minneapolis Labor Prisoners, from W.H. Westman

Stalinists Attack Cuban Union

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Hillman Peddles PAC in London, by R. Bell

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Who Said Housing Shortage?

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Merchants of Death Face Trial ‘Next Year’

Retail Butchers Describe Gouging in Black Market

International Notes

Congress Rrotects Juicy Racket in War Contracts

 


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