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(1946)

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Volume X No. 1, 5 January 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

GM profiteers defy investigation, by Art Preis

New robber deals mark secret Moscow meeting, by Joseph Hansen

The sound of brass (cartoon), by Gray

Flint pickets face renewed GM provocations, by Jerry Kirk

Marines in China protest being used to aid Chiang, by Charles Carsten

Detroit strike committee urges organizing GM office workers, by Kay O’Brien

In the News

Operators’ greed hinders rescue

Big strike schedules at Western Electric, by Alan Braden

New year finds American labor on the march, by Mike Cort

City-wide strike set for Stamford

Mine disaster – murder for profit, by Evelyn Atwood

Detroit SWP organizer warns CIO auto workers against treacherous “fines for strikers” scheme, by Arthur Burch

Trade Union Notes, by Bill Morgan

Brass Hats’ strikebreaking (graphic)

Minister disproves Duluth “no discrimination” story, by Grace Carlson

5th Congress manifesto of Belgian Trotskyists

  1. Towards genuine liberation

French Trotskyists combat growing threat of fascism

Indonesian youth demand independence (photo)

Trotskyists in Argentina launch monthly magazine

[Editorials]

“Shame on you, Fifi ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Ford’s billion or two sapped from workers, by Jeff Thorne

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Marines bitter at U.S. intervention in China, from J.H.

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Akron workers back GM strike

Our Program

Senator says State Department suppressed report on Germany

Lessons of 1919 general strike given in Fourth International

Detroit branch announces two winter school classes

Impending visit of G.L.K. Smith makes Akron workers angry, by Milton Genecin

J.G. Wright winds up tour in Pittsburgh

Stalinists in Youngstown attack two Trotskyists

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Detroit case of false arrest, police harassment symbolized the daily oppression of Negro people, by Ted Reading

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Where mine owners’ greed brought disaster (photo)

Socialist Workers Party branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Coroner’s inquest attempts to whitewash vigilante issue in the Fontana tragedy, by Jean Simon

GM strikers’ children have fun at picket line Christmas party, by M. Patrick

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Paris Stalinists call the cops

Buffalo CIO wants formation of Labor Party

Court martial reveals prison camp brutality


Volume X No. 2, 12 January 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

The upsurge of labor and its task ahead, by the Editors

Stamford AFL, CIO unite in city general strike, by Evelyn Atwood

Join the battle! (cartoon), by Gray

Western Electric workers defend picket lines, by Alan Braden

Youngstown Steel workers gird for gigantic national strike, by G.L. Weissman

In the News

AFL, CIO unity is pledged in packing strike, by Robert L. Birchman

Militant Detroit pickets repulse assault on line, by Kay O’Brien

Exclusive! Militant bares $6-billion ship steal, by Joseph Hansen

How to fight injunctions in GM strike discussed by Detroit SWP organizer in address over radio, by Arthur Burch

Trade Union Notes, by Bill Morgan

Ford Local 400 denounces plan for strike fines

Allied troops halt uprising in Trieste

Indo-Chinese continue heroic fight against French imperialist rulers

Fighters for freedom (photo)

GI’s demonstrate in Manila, flay U.S. imperialism, by Mike Cort

Belgian regime bankrupt official figures show, by E. Germain

General strike near in Colombo say Trotskyists

100,000 workers stage Paris rally

[Editorials]

“You’ll simply have to postpone...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

“Billionaires’ Club” continues to thrive, by Jeff Thorne

“Working” for “peace”

“Lucky Strike” struck

Workers’ Forum

J.G. Wright tells inspiring growth of SWP observed during tour, by John G. Wright

Militant Army

Mourn not the dead (poem), by Ralph Chaplin

Our Program

Pioneer Notes

The truth about man-days lost

Memorial meeting to honor Carlo Tresca, murdered anti-fascist fighter for labor, by Ruth Johnson

Koreans demonstrate against “Big 3” rule, by Charles Carsten

January Fourth International analyzes the role of Zionism

Gala New Year’s party held by Philadelphia SWP

Wisconsin workers protest firing of pro-labor teacher, by Jack O’Connell

Los Angeles SWP moves to larger headquarters

French strikers (photo)

Milwaukee SWP holds celebration

Reading branch celebration held, by James White

Truman’s “State of Union” speech is futile bid to halt labor crisis, by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Magnificent labor solidarity in Stamford (photo)

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Flint CIO council calls on UAW board to “wash its hands” of company security, by Jerry Kirk

On to the picket lines! (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Veterans shipped like cattle in crowded, unheated cars, by Winifred Nelson

Never satisfied


Volume X No. 3, 19 January 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

World-wide GI demonstrations shout demand: “Get us home!” by Joseph Hansen

Truman pressure Murray into steel strike delay

Solidarity will win! (cartoon), by Gray

Labor! Back the GI protest! You fight in a common cause, by the Editors

GM delegates hotly debate UAW board wage proposal

Long lines phone workers back strike in 44 states, by Alan Braden

Open the books! An answer to GM, by Art Preis

Lackawanna worker shut Bethlehem Steel plant to foil strikebreaking preparations

GIs emulate labor at home

Mighty voice of the GIs as heard round the globe

World-wide protests of GIs hit Wall Street imperialism

[Editorials]

“He’s really just a big child ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Why the steel moguls act so arrogantly

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

GI’s letter tells troops’ anger at demobilization double cross, from A Reader

Militant Army

Our Program

Pioneer Notes

Lenin, international leader and teacher of labor, left rich heritage to aid U.S. workers’ struggles, by Ruth Johnson

Fire in Fontana “no accident,” declares expert, by Jean Simon

600 workers demand action in Tresca case

Chicago SWP joins militant demonstration against Jim-Crow policy at skating rink, by Clara Kaye

Nazi rule and Allied rule

Cable “grab” reveals sordid Allied war aims

Los Angeles CIO demands return home of China GIs, by Al Lynn

Chicago Stalinists in attack on distributors of Militant, by Clara Kaye & Florence Hayes

‘The Four Freedoms’ (cartoon)

World-wide protests climax long GI drive for prompt demobilization, by Charles Carsten

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Picketing Western Union in Manhattan (photo)

Huge profits fatten up meat-packing barons, by Robert L. Birchman

High officials and generals maneuver against soldiers

Phone girls back strikers in Cincinnati, by J. Christianson

Baltimore phone girls support ACEW strikers

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Daily Worker smear of Flint militants boomerangs; repudiated by union officer, by Jerry Kirk

The line held firm! (photo)

Leading Stalinist deserts to bosses

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

1,000 Detroit veterans parade in solidarity with G.M. strikers, by Kay O’Brien

Briggs UAW local scores union-busting strike fines

Western Electric pickets cheered by phone strike

A GM Striker’s Story, by Grace Carlson

Buffalo CIO sponsors new pro-labor veteran’s group


Volume X No. 4, 26 January 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Paris meeting of GIs adopts “Magna Charta”, by Charles Carsten

800,000 steel workers strike for living wage, by Art Preis

Get off that money bag (cartoon), by Gray

Flint unionists hit red-scare as aid to GM

Chicago packinghouse strikers show fighting spirit on lines, by Robert L. Birchman

In the News

Civil liberties spokesmen protest La Verité ban

Militant action will win, by the Editors

Entire Jersey town aids UE strikers’ wage fight, by Alan Kohlman

On-the-spot reports from national strike fronts

GI protest meeting in Paris is described by eye-witness

One veteran’s reward (photo)

Belgium’s rulers fear Trotskyists

Labor unions back GI protests against demobilization delays

SWP organizer in Flint nails red-baiting smear, by Sol Dollinger

[Editorials]

“I always say ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Militant’s record in backing GIs’ demands

Workers’ Forum

To All Readers of The Militant, from The Editors

Militant Army

Our Program

Pioneer Notes

Liebknecht-Luxemburg working-class martyrs, by Ruth Johnson

Stalinists slander Seattle progressives in attempt to block Labor Party movement

SWP meeting hits Fontana whitewash, by Jean Simon

Pickets protest at Jim-Crow rink, by Clara Kaye

UE girl pickets in Youngstown aided by husky steel workers

Seattle typos score great strike victory

Flint strikers hear talk by Charles Jackson

Chicago SWP to present play Trial by Fury, by Florence Hayes

New York meeting held in honor of V.I. Lenin

General Electric strikers in Lynn gain support of entire community, by Ann Anders

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Ship workers convention marked by faction fight, by L. Williams

Labor saving device

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Thirteen more mine disaster victims die due to the negligence of greedy owners, by Evelyn Atwood

Minnesota packinghouse workers firmly support national strike, by Barbara Bruce

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Western Electric strikers fight injunction threats

What strikers must guard against, by the Editors

FEPC filibuster, by Joseph Keller

Baltimore UE shuts 6 plants


Volume X No. 5, 2 February 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Steel workers climax 50-year struggle, close down entire industry, by Art Preis

CIO charges government finances strikebreaking

Ohio strikers demand state jobless aid

Smash it open! (cartoon), by Gray

Detroit Stalinists try to put ban on Militant, by Kay O’Brien

Police terror hurled against L.A. strikers, by M. Patrick

Ford, Chrysler agree to wage increases of 18¢, 18½¢ hourly

In the News

CIO meat packers return after resisting seizure, by Robert L. Birchman

GI describes how soldiers on Okinawa organized mass protest demonstrations

Big Business plot to smash unions

Steel strike climaxes 50-year tradition of struggle

An Editorial

Shocking brutality exposed by GIs confined in U.S. Army guardhouse, by Charles Carsten

February F.I. analyzes American labor upsurge

Sends message from Japan

Belgian Trotskyists launch new monthly magazine

[Editorials]

“Goodness – another strike! ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Expose discrimination in New York schools

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

GM Tag Day experiences told by SWP members

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

New quarters for Toledo SWP

CIO tobacco workers wage bitter strike against sweat-shop pay, discrimination

Demonstrating workers in Tokyo, Japan (photo)

Glass workers end strike after thirteen weeks, by M. Walker

St. Louis police join AFL; defy warning of officials, by George Beck

Vets demonstrate to aid Western Union strikers, by John Fredericks

Steel plants shut tight in Reading, by James White

Philadelphia SWP holds successful Lenin meeting

Portland SWP protests murder of colonial people

4th Fontana fire victim dies; home burned after vigilante threats, by Jean Simon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Postwar battlefront in Los Angeles (photo)

Steel striker shut down mammoth Bethlehem plant, by John Fitch

Socialist Workers Party branch Activities

Steel workers close plant in Pittsburgh, California

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Youngstown pickets keep vigilant guard, as locked-in scabs suffer malnutrition

Children join parents on the picket line (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Buffalo CIO plans action on Smith

Striking machinists march on capitol in California

Vets begin to march, by Joseph Keller

Sparrows Point workers close Bethlehem plant

Same job, new boss

City Council votes strikers’ relief fun

Workers strike Seattle transit


Volume X No. 6, 9 February 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Congress pushes anti-union bill

Chilean police machine-gun heroic union protest rally, by Diego Henriquez

Nigerian Union Congress thanks the SWP for aid

Cops of “labor friend” O’Dwyer assault Western Union pickets, by C. Thomas

In the News

Striking veterans plan state march

Chicago pickets thwart GM move to break strike, by Nick Bradford

Senate ready to bow before foes of FEPC

The strike wave – its lessons, by the Editors

The strike wave and its lessons

U.S. Army abets POW slave traffic

UNO and the fine art of camouflage, by Joseph Hansen

[Editorials]

“It’s thrilling ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Corporation swindlers attempt huge tax steal

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Congressional lynchers at work (cartoon), by Gray

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Pioneer Notes

Why Big Business profiteers are trying to blame inflation upon labor’s demand for living wages, by William F. Warde

Strike leader calls CP story “pack of lies”, by Grace Carlson

Demand action on compensation (photo)

Steel union pushes organizing campaign in Reading, Pa., area, by James White

SWP leader tours coast to expose Fontana case, by Jean Simon

Allentown Mack strikers fight union-busting drive

Chicago union back picket lines protesting Jim Crow skating rink, by Robert L. Birchman

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Buffalo CIO plans anti-Smith demonstration

Cleveland unionists demonstrate against meeting of G.L.K. Smith

Five join SWP at Akron meeting to honor Lenin

Newark SWP begins drive against anti-strike bill

Philadelphia opens new headquarters

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Might set example

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

“I came back from a Nazi prison camp to get tear-gassed on the picket line”, by A Vet

Veterans on the march (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

UAW offers $2,000 reward to catch thugs who beat woman

‘If necessary’ shoot GIs, says Brass Hat

2,000 Armour workers stage new stoppage, by Robert L. Birchman

Remember Fontana! by Evelyn Atwood

N.Y. draftsmen conduct their first walkout, by John Fredericks

Inland steel workers nail company lies

Scab complains “it’s a farce”


Volume X No. 7, 16 February 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP supports ALP candidate for Congress

1,500 Chicago workers picket G. L. K. Smith’s fascist meeting, by Robert L. Birchman

Truman yields to price demands of Big Business, by Art Preis

Stalinists deal a stab in back to GM strikers

General Motors continues stall in negotiations, by Grace Carlson

In the News

Tugmen resist O’Dwyer drive to break strike, by Art Sharon

Akron rubber unions vote strike for wage increases, by Milton Genecia

Negro GI brothers slain by Jim-Crow Freeport cop, by Bill Morgan

Chinese Trotskyist party survives Japanese terror

Red-baiting slander – Stalinist style, by the Editors

In memoriam – Chen Chi-chang, by Li Fu-jen

Nationwide general strike protests massacre in Chile, by Diego Henriquez

Exclusive report on big strike of Paris printers

Nicola Di Bartolomeo (obituary), by Carlo

“Don’t break GIs’ bones,” Army officer tells guards, by Charles Carsten

Officers revelled while GIs sweated it out, says editor

Cairo police arrest Egyptian Trotskyists

Dutch Trotskyist Congress backs Javanese people

[Editorials]

“I do hope the President ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Widow, orphans suffer after mine disaster

Workers’ Forum

The capitalist lie machine (cartoon), by Gray

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

In memory of Leon Sedov – heroic revolutionary fighter, by Leon Trotsky

Bevin and Vyshinsky – a study of hypocrisy within the UNO, by Joseph Hansen

PAC-endorsed mayor vetoes CIO Tag Day

Boss courts hit strikers with flood of injunctions, by Jeff Thorne

4,000 Wilson meatpackers stage walkout, by Robert L. Birchman

Pauley nomination taps a gusher of oil-smeared Washington graft, by Evelyn Atwood

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Chicago fighters against Jim-Crow (photo)

Mass meeting demands attorney investigate Fontana death fire, by Lois Saunders

White City Rink asks injunction against pickets

Socialist Workers Party branch Activities

Stalinists fail to halt sale of Militant

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Strikers at Detroit transmission welcome Militant despite leaders’ attempted ban

Typical of strikers’ wives (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Striking Youngstown vets parade in campaign for unemployed aid, by George Weissman

Legion head smears GIs in speech

Funeral in Peoria, by Clara Kaye

AFL-CIO masses pickets defy Alameda injunction, by J. Marshall

Back-to-work move halted by strikers’ wives, by Jerry Kirk

FEPC-supporter assaulted by Stalinist goon


Volume X No. 8, 23 February 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Fire of struggle tempers victorious unions, by the Editors

Fighting steel workers triumph, by Art Preis

Strikebreaking order closes down New York, by Art Sharon

Transit strike wins gains in Philadelphia, by Max Goldman

Truman ignores oil bribe charge in pressing Pauley nomination, by Evelyn Atwood

G.M. strikers hold the line for full terms, by Grace Carlson

Corporate heads secretly plotted to crush unions

Release Trotsky’s biography of Stalin

Protest meetings assail Jim-Crow murder of vets

Heroic Indian people defy guns of British, by Charles Carsten

Western Electric, Westinghouse workers in Jersey defy injunctions, continue their mass picketing, by Alan Kohlman

You can’t keep these steel workers down (photo)

Chicago strikers hear E.R. Frank

French Trotskyists win libel suit against Stalinists

Worthington strikers vote “no admission” into plant, by Ruth Laurie

Gouin government inherits crisis

Widow of Bartolomeo writes on his death, by Rose Gaudino

Trotskyists in vanguard of Indian peoples’ fight

Paris printers give novel reply to Stalinist lies

Stockholders not “the public”

Rich get richer

[Editorials]

“I don’t know where those women ...” (cartoon)

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Senate’s sham fight over the FEPC bill

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

The ends of the same chain (cartoon), by Gray

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Pioneer Notes

Browder – a Wall Street agent 16 years on Stalin’s payroll, by Joseph Hansen

West Coast longshoremen call strike referendum

Stalinists settle Western Union walkout with no assured gains

Newark workers hear lecture on strike wave

Pioneer growth shown by new issue of catalog

Ferguson kin in plea for justice tell tragic story to The Militant, by William S. Farrell

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Anti-fascist pickets face frameup in L.A., by William Van

Striking Indiana veterans put governor on the spot

SWP organizer calls for action in Fontana vigilante fire case

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Lancaster AFL calls city general strike to halt police terror in transit walkout, by Robert Oliver

Wives join transport pickets (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

U.S. military police back British despots

Timken strikers solid as company ruses fail

Two Kinds of Justice, by Grace Carlson

Columnist admits Brass Hat policy fostered cruelty

CIO packing workers delay acceptance of wage terms


Volume X No. 9, 2 March 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Freedom revolt flares in India, by Joseph Hansen

GM strike leaders appeal for aid, by Grace Carlson

Mass protest meeting in Harlem demands justice in Freeport murder of Negro vets, by William S. Farrell

O’Dwyer plans strikebreaking in transit fight

French ministry orders attack on La Verité

In the News

NAM launches offensive to shatter price controls, by Art Preis

Jubilant Bethlehem Steel workers in Lackawanna demonstrate might in great strike victory parade, by William Flynn

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Second Pittsburgh power strike looms as workers press demands, by Eloise Gordon

200 Jones foundry pickets arrested by Chicago cops, by Robert L. Birchman

Westinghouse strikers defy ban on mass picket lines, by Alan Kohlman

French Canadians reject CIO splitter, by Paul Robert

Freedom revolt flares in India

Cairo uprising seeks freedom from British, by Charles Carsten

Philippine peasants battle Army MPs

Celebes joins Java in heroic fight for independence

Indian magazine says Trotskyists are in Viet Minh

Trotskyists in Denmark survive terror of Nazis

[Editorials]

“I do think this Russian model is ...” (cartoon)

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Nazi files reveal link with U.S. Steel, by Jeff Thorne

Workers’ Forum

Stock market report – 1946 (cartoon)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Stalin’s speech reflects fear of World War III; shifts line on character of imperialist conflicts, by Joseph Hansen

Dutch Trotskyists greet Socialist Workers Party, from Sol Santen

Memorial march for murdered union men (photo)

SWP endorses F.B. Davis for Seattle Council

Homeless vets seize Vancouver hotel

Los Angeles CIO organizes for strike defense, by M. Patrick

Article on current strikes is featured in latest F.I.

Court biased against pickets of Smith rally, by William Van

Buffalo unionists picket meeting of fascist Rev. Gerald L.K. Smith

The Negro Struggle by Charles Jackson

Jim-Crow rink seeks injunction against pickets

Portland meeting demands probe of Fontana deaths

Harlem protest meeting demands justice against Freeport killer

Lucky Strike radio broadcast picketed in L.A., by William Van

Socialist Workers Party branch Activities

Dividing the pie

No war millionaires?

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Lancaster AFL wins “Battle of Bulls Run” as general strike halts police terrorism, by Robert Oliver

Trotskyists aid fight against anti-strike bill

Victims of police terror (photo)

Pal of G.L.K. Smith faces recall in L.A., by Gordon Bailey

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

GIs ask people to help them get back home

Pauley oil scandal smears top Washington officials, by Evelyn Atwood

Nailing Imperialist Lie, by Paul Abbott

Demobilization slowdown


Volume X No. 10, 9 March 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

General Motors continues its arrogant stand, by Grace Carlson

Philadelphia CIO pickets battle police terrorism, by Robert Oliver

The mighty arm of solidarity (cartoon), by Gray

Navy exonerates wounded brother in Ferguson case, by William S. Farrell

Truman policy paves way for big price rises

Americans cable protest against La Verité ban

State troopers, armed lynch mob unleash bloody warfare against Negro community, by Evelyn Atwood

In the News

Tighten the ranks, by the Editors

New revolts carry on fight for independence of India

Stalinist leaders of CIO transport workers union capitulate to strikebreaking threats of O’Dwyer, by Art Sharon

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Police terror in Philadelphia (photo)

Ancient British “riot act” used in Jersey strike,by Alan Kohlman

Reading union hits Case Bill

Capitalist politics

Philadelphia SWP holds gay social

Dinner opens new Toledo quarters

Belgian Trotskyists gain in election

Militant action wins Japanese union demand

Brass Hats exile U.A.W. militant to Okinawa

Call nation-wide strike in fight to free Egypt, by Charles Carsten

The good old days, from the British Economist

I saw them die in Calcutta’s street, by John Frederick Muehl, abridged from Asia and the Americas

[Editorials]

“Those strikers think they’ve got us ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Rich interests fight veterans’ housing bill

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Mink coat for her dog (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Got a diving suit? by A.W. Weinberg, from New Republic

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Concentration of wealth

Workers’ debts grow

Wall Street threatens another war – spokesmen of Big Business launch attack on U.S.S.R., by Joseph Hansen

Radio speaker refutes slander against Militant

Jim Crow atrocity in Tennessee (photo)

Myra Weiss continues tour on Fontana vigilante case

Stalinist AYD expels students for Trotskyism

14,000 Timken workers hold firm despite company’s union-busting

Truman signs phony bill on jobs as unemployment rapidly mounts, by Ruth Johnson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Demand FEPC in California (photo)

Jim-Crow rink denied injunction against pickets, by Robert L. Birchman

WLB record shows why labor should get off the new board, by Jeff Thorne

Union heads flay Case Bill as revival of “blacklists”

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

FEPC meeting hears plan for capitol march

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Huge labor demonstration in Houston halts strikebreaking attempts by city officials

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Why ALP nominee lost election in New York East Side district, by Lou Cooper

SWP holds Ferguson meeting despite Hague intimidation

Western Electric strikers await phone tie-up aid

Three Growing Boys, by Grace Carlson


Volume X No. 11, 16 March 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wall Street threatens new war, by Joseph Hansen

$15,000 Militant fund campaign starts Mar. 15, by Evelyn Atwood

SWP protests French arrests of Trotskyists

Washington hikes prices on food, clothes, housing

Auto locals start drive to elect Reuther as next UAW president, by Grace Carlson

Generals purge Army editors for “crime” of being in CIO, by Charles Carsten

In the News

CIO rubber workers win outstanding victory, by Joseph Andrews

Release of 101 jailed Negroes won by protests

NMU head bares Stalinist misrule, by Art Sharon

A New York subway worker’s story, by William Charles

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

To avenge murdered pickets (photo)

The Ford contract – a danger signal

Union strikes against firing of Negro workers

Not even nylons can lure women past picket line

How du Ponts fleece workers

French arms move against Indo-China

Indian independence revolt spreads despite gun fire of British rulers

Spanish unions ask help to end Franco regime

Fontana deputy sheriff resigns

Mexican Stalinist demands end to CP bribe taking

Fighters for Free Egypt cry “down with England”

Charming India – British style

British censors relax, OK letter after 3 years

How imperialist rulers process news reports

“Independence” Day

$55,000 per casualty

[Editorials]

“Quick, doctor —” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Insurance bribe case lobbyist heads RFC, by Jeff Thorne

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Welcome Home Joe (cartoon)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

SWP branches greet Militant fund drive with enthusiasm, campaign director reports, by Justine Lang

Letter from the strike fronts testify to Militant’s picket-line popularity

Minneapolis Stalinists attack distributors of The Militant

Only Militant warned “there is no peace!”

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

SWP opposes election bill in New Jersey

Lenin, Trotsky always warned capitalist system breeds war

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

How Stalinism has betrayed the struggle for socialism

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Telephone workers force AT&T to yield; Western Electric strike ends in victory, by Alan Kohlman

For freedom from police clubs! (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

New York local of SWP holds inspiring two-day convention

Los Angeles SWP aids campaign for state FEPC, by J. Blake

Truman pulls double-cross on 300,000 steel strikers

Workers quit Stalinists, by Paul Abbott

Stalinist goons attack Militant distributors

Strike threat ends meat barons’ chiseling, by Leigh Ray


Volume X No. 12, 23 March 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
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Issues before UAW delegates at convention, by the Editors

Heroic GM strikers win after 113-day struggle

Ford council opposes several contract clauses, by Roy Weston

Wall Street continues drive for new war; hurls reactionary barrage at Soviet Union, by Charles Carsten

In the News

American seamen defy order to scab on Filipino strike, by Art Sharon

Paris Trotskyist meeting raided by Gouin police

Fund drive gets good start, by Evelyn Atwood

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

As GM strikers win (photo)

Greek Trotskyists slain by Stalinists

Another war will doom civilization, analysis of World War II reveals, by Eugene Varlin

Italian police shoot down jobless workers (photo)

Dutch troops pour into Java; new battles flare, by Mike Cort

Italian farm workers stage huge demonstration at Apulia

British shoot down Malayan workers striking for food

Trotskyists in Norway survive Nazi invasion

[Editorials]

“I really don’t see why people ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Wall Street bankers milk railroad systems

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

French trade-unionists express solidarity with U.S. strikers, from M. Cidone

Wall Street’s “peace” plan (cartoon), by Gray

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Chicago workers picket banquet for G.L.K. Smith

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Campaign director reports enthusiastic response to appeal for $15,000 Militant sustaining fund, by Justine Lang

Red-baiters fail in election bid at Flint local, by Jerry Kirk

Arkansas group calls for aid to indicted strikers

Cleveland CIO pickets meeting of fascist group

Fight against Jim-Crow rink won in Chicago

Seattle SWP supports Davis

What Karl Marx’s teachings mean for the American working class, by Larissa Reed

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

SWP speaker flays Fontana case secrecy

Revere workers in Chicago hold firm in strike

Some facts the Michigan PAC leaders ‘forgot’ about Stassen, by Roger Kent

Local Activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Bronx SWP has housewarming

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

UMW negotiators indict coal operators for million casualties in mine disasters

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Flint Chevrolet local asks UAW to launch Labor Party drive

Deal with Chiang wins French foothold in North Indo-China

Vets Housing Crisis, by John Fredericks

SWP pushes FEPC petition in Los Angeles

Freeport case protested by Buffalo CIO


Volume X No. 13, 30 March 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

UAW delegates face key issues, by Art Preis

Administration urges Congress to extend draft

Wounded veterans put in ship’s hold

“It’s your turn now” (cartoon), by Gray

Veterans picket realty board in New York City

Wall Street wields Iranian issue to promote anti-Soviet war drive, by Charles Carsten

In the News

Brass Hats scheme to keep control of atomic energy, by Felix Morrow

Big Business speeds assault on price control, by Evelyn Atwood

San Francisco machinists end bitter four-month strike, by J. Marshall

Paris rally scores attacks on Fourth Internationalists

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

The next task (cartoon)

“To the men and women of G.M. ...” (poem), by Eddie Dumaine

“Pioneer” display attracts UAW convention delegates

No city safe from new air weapons, by Eugene Varlin

Famine strikes Chinese farmers; 10,000,000 eat grass and clay, by Mike Cort

Our martyrs

A Dutch worker’s letter to Militant, from Nol Bose

[Editorials]

“I just got the most wonderful idea ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

CIO demands action on Tennessee terror

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Issue is Stalinism, not Browderism, says ex-Communist Party member, from Murray Burns

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Militant fund goes up to $1,617 in week – reach ten percent of $15,000 goal

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Bronx meeting protests murder of Fergusons

Negro candidate in Seattle receives impressive vote

Tacoma SWP branch formed

Thousands fired as packers plot to raise prices, by Leigh Ray

Why War Department seeks easing of terrorism against the Nisei, by William Van

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Victims of terror in Fontana (pamphlet cover), designed by Seaman

Introductory subscription campaign launched by Fourth International

Local Activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

War Department picks “Board of Inquiry” to whitewash own military caste system, by Harold Josephs

Wall Street’s men (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Flint UAW locals accept GM contract with reservations, by Jerry Kirk

GM Fisher body workers vote to extend strike, by D. Lands

Must 17 Million Die? by Larissa Reed


Volume X No. 14, 6 April 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

UAW convention marks new stage for auto union, by Art Preis

Wall Street uses UNO in preparing new war, by John G. Wright

Virginia uses state draft to bar strike

Big Business demands end of price controls, by Evelyn Atwood

400,000 bituminous coal miners go on strike for union demands

In the News

The real aims behind spy scare in Canada, by George Martell

Mass meeting wins reversal in Ferguson case conviction, by William S. Farrell

Victory near in the fight for legalization of La Verité

Pioneer publishers bring something new to boardwalk (photo)

Auto industry is nation’s largest

Disease, germs–a new war weapon, by Eugene Varlin

Stimson statement confirms Marxist analysis of Roosevelt’s war plans, by Charles Carsten

League of Nations and the UNO: Important lessons from history

Wall Street men rule Army GHQ in Philippines

German workers demonstrate against Allied hunger policy

Starvation, disease ravage Italy; food rations cut further

[Editorials]

“How to these people expect to get anywhere? ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Corporation tax-steals used to fight unions

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Veteran’s reward (photo)

Officers shrug as unemployment rises in Germany

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Fourth International opens campaign for 500 new subs

Over $1,000 contributed last week brings Militant fund up to $2,618, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Philadelphia protest meeting hears Edward Ferguson speak

Buffalo CIO reports 10 new vet committees

USSR faces internal crisis, declares April issue of F.I.

N.Y. painters hit Ferguson murder

Stalinist record shows who served shipowners throughout the war, by Art Sharon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Police brutality halted in Stamford (photo)

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Cleveland unionist describes how his local handles scabs during machinists’ strike, by H.R.

UAW convention in session (photo)

Allis-Chalmers workers confident in 3-week strike at Cincinnati, by J. Christianson

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Textile profiteers get a handout

Bitter 55-day strike won by Timken steel workers

Veteran tells why Brass Hats and Wall Street demand draft, from Kent Darrow

Report From Florida, by Larissa Reed


Volume X No. 15, 13 April 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

Truman urges militarist policy, by Art Preis

Strikers fight Westinghouse union-busting

Protectors of plutocracy (cartoon, by Gray

Labor press hit as monopolists grab newsprint

Atomic energy remains under military control, by Charles Carsten

Harassed veteran writes congressman

Senate passes death sentence on 65-cent minimum wage bill, by Larissa Reed

In the News

House group votes bill to help boost prices

New York veterans’ group pushes housing program, Evelyn Atwood

Expose Army plot to clear Lichfield torture officers, by Mike Cort

Scandalous housing crisis exposed

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Veterans plead for decent wage

Atomic destruction and World War III, by Eugene Varlin

Control of oil land in Middle East involved in UNO dispute over Iran

Threaten death sentence for leading Bulgarian Trotskyists

Sugar barons plunder Puerto Rican people

Report first strike in USSR in 20 years

Freedom from want – Greece, 1946

Trotskyist jailed in Egypt as reaction attacks masses

Imperialist terror in Greece – background of the elections

[Editorials]

“You coward! For heaven’s sake ...” (cartoon)

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Movie Review

UAW convention assails Jim Crow, race hatreds

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Scab murders union head of family (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Militant fund score rises to $3,969, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Flint NAACP protest rally hears talk by SWP speaker, by Jerry Kirk

City payroll tax opposed at polls by Toledo labor, by M. Walker

Anglo-American imperialists haggle over crumbs for starving millions, by Felix Morrow

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Detroit transit workers vote strike (photo)

Brooklyn rally lashes murder of Fergusons

Workers drawn to Tacoma SWP at first meeting

CIO and AFL support Detroit transit strike, by John Saunders

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Wright speaks in Philadelphia

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

“The miners will not forget their dead!” writes West Virginia striker to Militant, by Gus Nikolias

Westinghouse strikers parade around Philadelphia City Hall

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Reading rail shop crafts men protest undemocratic policy

Success Story, by William F. Warde


Volume X No. 16, 20 April 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

OPA wrecks many price ceilings, by Art Preis

Striking miners stand firm for social demands, by Joseph Keller

Wall Street and the wonderful lamp (cartoon), by Gray

Filipinos demand U.S. imperialism get out entirely

Secret clause bars all news of atomic data

W.Va. strikers halt operations at strip mines, by Gus Nickolias

Japanese workers raise demand for control over production, by Charles Carsten

In the News

Old “gag” law used to indict Phila. CIO head

New relief committee aids destitute Europeans workers, by Evelyn Atwood

West Coast longshore strike is called off

O’Dwyer sales tax scheme denounced by SWP local

Packing barons sabotage meat supplies to force big price increases through organized scarcity, by J. Rever

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Scabherding in Pittsburgh (photo)

DFL convention in Minnesota shows friction

CIO veterans in Buffalo plan big rally

How Westinghouse fared in war

31-day struggle wins gains for Chicago Revere workers

New war will doom our civilization, by Eugene Varlin

Former OWI director now beats drums for war on Soviet Union, by Charles Carsten

Demonstrating workers in Tokyo, Japan (photo)

Big Brass covers guilt of Lichfield officers

Wealthy feast as poor starve in Hungary

Rose Karsner (drawing), by E.A.

Joseph Raffin-Dugens, old revolutionist, dies

A letter of appreciation from a worker in Holland

[Editorials]

“Isn’t that child wearing ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Vets’ “reconversion” from heroes to “bums”

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Protests bring indictment of scabs (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Our Program

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Youth Group Activities

Over one-third of $15,000 goal is reached in fourth week of Militant fund campaign, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

New Lackawanna SWP branch holds first public meeting

Imperialist-controlled agencies haggle as starvation spreads, by Felix Morrow

New Belgian government shaky, by E. Germain

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Greek masses starve while rich fatten

Revival of Ku Klux Klan (photo)

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Thousands of Minneapolis vets homeless; forced to sleep on floors, eat in relays, by Nora Scott

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

‘Labor statesmen’ don’t impress rail wage arbitration boards, by John Russo

Scourges of Mankind, by Larissa Reed

Modern Gulliver Travels sees Lilliputian Congress, by William Gulliver

“Labor must fight draft,” CIO vet writes Militant, from H.N.


Volume X No. 17, 27 April 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Halt the war-makers! Unite on May Day against the imperialists! – May Day manifesto of National Committee, Socialist Workers Party of United States

May Day – 1946 (cartoon),

House demolishes OPA control; price-gougers get green light, by Art Preis

Mine strikers fight to halt vile conditions, by Evelyn Atwood

Fourth Internationalists hold world conference

In the News

Packers create meat shortages

Slain Ferguson brother is exonerated by Army, by William S. Farrell

Big Brass seeks whitewash for Lichfield atrocities

Kremlin’s policy inside Germany

Rule of U.S. imperialism brings starvation to people of Germany, by Eugene Varlin

Austrian Trotskyist groups send report to outside world

Starvation in Hungary (photo)

Trotskyists are reported active in Indonesia

Further details on conference

‘Could teach the Gestapo,’ soldier says of Lichfield

Trotskyist policy in Greek election

F.I. subscription campaign gets off to splendid start

Spanish POUM members seized, face execution

Protests ban on Algerian party

Election returns

[Editorials]

“I’m so glad you’ve explained ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

GE monopoly blocks new cure for cancer

Workers’ Forum

The Negro soldier’s bitterest enemy (cartoon)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Youth Group Activities

Militant sustaining fund campaign reaches 40 pct. of quota in fifth week, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

“Investigation” on Fontana conceals vigilante terror, by Lois Saunders

Baltimore SWP meeting recruits new members

May Day born in labor struggles, by Ruth Johnson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Milwaukee SWP aids relief fund

Stalinists and May Day

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Will Stalinist “one big union” conference promote genuine unity of maritime unions? by Art Sharon

CIO packinghouse union protests layoffs (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Westinghouse strikers resist legal move to halt picketing

Cleveland strike at Fisher Body in sixth month, by David Lands

Disease stalks the world


Volume X No. 18, 4 May 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

Southern drive of CIO faces bitter struggle, by Art Preis

12 more miners killed by greed of operators, by George Weissman

Leon Trotsky’s book on Stalin, finally released

U.S. Army courts-martial system flayed in sweeping denunciation, by George Breitman

In the News

New Jersey SWP launches elections campaign

Justice for the miners! by the Editors

McCoy miners’ widows tell plight, by Mike Farrell

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

May 1 in Greece – its significance

Wall Street continues to prepare for World War III against USSR, by Charles Carsten

PCI publishes first issue of legalized organ

UNRRA food on black market

India famine fostered by imperialist policies, by Eugene Varlin

British soldier in Singapore writes about oppressive rule

Palestine Arabs, Jews unite in strike actions

Protest arrest of Indonesian fighter

Wall Street sabotages Philippine independence, by Mike Cort

General asks food or troops

[Editorials]

“Fifi’s so smart! ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

GE mouthpiece relates strikebreaking tactics

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

They are fatherless now (photo)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Militant sustaining fund goes over half-way quota; total hits $7,638, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Latest F.I. features review of strike wave

Packers create meat famine, say farmers union officers, by Barbara Bruce

Lichfield G.I. guard imprisoned for brutality ordered by his officers

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

While vets go homeless (photo)

New York SWP demands inquiry in Ferguson case

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

GIs protest imperialist role in Philippines

Heroic sacrifice in Indo-China

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

CIO veterans in Buffalo hold mass rally to protest housing crisis, unemployment

Packing workers demand action in meat crisis, by L. Ray

Inflation brings chaos in Hungary

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Toledo man uncovers lynching in Arkansas, by Harold Josephs

3-month FE-CIO strike ends with wage boost, by Joe Davis

Shortages Affect Babies, by Grace Carlson

Nationwide railroad strike voted by engineers, trainmen

Puerto Ricans seek amnesty

Insanity no bar


Volume X No. 19, 11 May 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

Only victorious socialist revolutions can prevent the third world war! – Manifesto of the Fourth International

Smashing the chains of world capitalism (cartoon), by Gray

World-wide voice of Fourth International (photomontage)

Millions march in big May Day demonstrations, by Ruth Johnson

Truman leads vicious drive against UMW, by Art Preis

Paris “peace” conference haggles over spoils of war, by Charles Carsten

A job coal operators never have to do (photo)

Operators ignored safety rules at McCoy mine where 12 died

Detroit workers demonstrate against fascist G.L.K. Smith, by Kay O’Brien

New Jersey SWP opens campaign

Ford 600’s Flying Squadron aids Vultee plant strikers, by Roy Weston

Why the Lichfield trials? by George Breitman

[Editorials]

“Isn’t it interesting ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

One-third of nation are still ill-housed

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

“Militant” sustaining fund drive hits $8,987 in seventh week, by Justine Lang

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Ship-load of food burned and destroyed by government as irate workers look on, by C. Blake

Vets demand homes in Illinois (photo)

New quarters for Los Angeles SWP

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Militant UAW strikers shutdown Mack plants

Leon Trotsky (photo)

An historic conference, by the Editors

What the 4th International accomplished at conference

Great fighters participate in FI conference

Leon Sedov (photo)

Our martyrs in fight for world socialism

Leon Trotsky – founder of 4th International

World conferences that marked progress of Fourth International


Volume X No. 20, 18 May 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Attack on miners hits all labor, by Joseph Keller

U.S. imperialism steps up drive toward war, by Charles Carsten

Open the books, say Los Angeles transit strikers

Black market price levels sought on meat, by Evelyn Atwood

2,000 steel worker delegates face key issues at convention, by Art Preis

In the News

Largest Ford 600 unit repudiates E.L. Hester

Korean labor pleads for aid against brutal American rule

The Nuremberg Trial and the Moscow Trials, statement by the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Youngstown CIO supports miners

Miners’ families mourn dead (photo)

San Diego aircraft workers fight strikebreaking tactics, by Jerome Williams

This is dynamite!

115-day Westinghouse strike wins 18 cents an hour raise

Belgian workers face wage freeze, by E. Germain

Trotsky’s biography of Stalin – the meaning of the attacks upon it, by John G. Wright

Food shipments dwindle as famine sweeps world, by Charles Carsten

Opposition group in Dutch CP challenges Stalinist leaders

Arabs and Jews display solidarity as strike wave sweeps Palestine, by T. Cliff

French Trotskyist policy on constitution ballot

[Editorials]

“Why Yvette – how can you DREAM ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

How GM made profits despite 113-day strike

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

How “averages” affect workers and their families (diagram)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

$10,006 reached in Militant fund as campaign does into eighth week, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

SWP in many cities reports inspiring May Day meetings

American Legion fails to halt May Day meeting in San Diego

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Lenin, Trotsky and Kamenev (photo)

Generous response to appeal for European workers relief

F.I. subscription campaign hits 60 per cent of quota, by Constance Locke

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

The Forgotten Woman, by Grace Carlson

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

4,000 transit workers in Los Angeles strike for more wages, oppose fare rise, by Al Lynn

Midwest vacation school opens for third season on June 30

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Women lead first strike at Toledo champion, by Harold Josephs

Thousands face eviction in Twin Cities, by Winifred Nelson

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams

Buffalo CIO hits policy of militarization


Volume X No. 21, 25 May 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

Steel convention upholds union democracy, by Art Preis

Rail, mine workers face fierce anti-union attack, by William F. Warde

New wage raise demand voted by packing locals, by Barbara Bruce

Putting Humpty Dumpty together again (cartoon), by Gray

Murray fails to support miners

Food profiteers and speculators fatten on misery, by Evelyn Atwood

Truman lifts conscription age in latest war preparation move

In the News

Goldman asks to question Nazi defendants

Los Angeles KKK burns cross at Negro home, by Lois Saunders

Stalinist leadership incites attacks on Militant agents

Statement of Trotsky’s widow on his biography of Stalin

Steel strike victory parade (photo)

Goodyear rubber workers strike in Los Angeles, by Dave Dreiser

Correction

Death and burial on the Comintern, by C. Ermatte, from La Lutte Ouvrière

Trinidad workers protest Jim-Crow reign of terror in Columbia Tenn.

Spokesman for Indo-Chinese describes freedom struggle

Philippine peasants wage civil war against rulers, by Mike Cort

Chiang’s war on Chinese people armed by U.S.

Important lessons of strike wave in Palestine, by T. Cliff

[Editorials]

“What with the grain shortage ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

How capitalism misuses mechanized cotton picker

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Capitalist-inspired terror in Georgia (photo)

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Election petition campaign pushed by Jersey SWP

Our Program

Militant fund drive hits $11,102, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Jim Crow rink fails in trick to evade law

Mid-West vacation camp and school plans

Art Preis speaks in Philadelphia, by C. Blake

Most monstrous purges in history exposed falsity of Moscow Trials, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Extent of purges in USSR during the pact with Hitler

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Ranks cheer strike deadline announcement at CIO maritime conference on West Coast, by R. Chester

Butter-hungry thousands wait hours in vain, by C. Blake

Police aid scabs (photo)

Pioneer publishers mark 15th anniversary in May

Notes of a Seaman, by F. Lang

On the Railroads, by C. Gustafson


Volume X No. 22, 1 June 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman calls for savage laws in big business war upon labor

Twin City rail strikers show militancy, by C. Gustafsen

Federal troops used as miners defy “strikebreaking” seizure

In the News

National Committee of SWP meets in N.Y.

Why Browder embarked on his “Mission to Moscow”, by Joseph Hansen

SWP calls for labor’s aid to halt Stalinist hooliganism

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Steel union convention backs their plea (photo)

Railway workers still forced to fight for eight-hour day

Railroad labor struggles of the past, by Larissa Reed

How reaction facilitated Stalin’s rise to power, by John G. Wright

French Trotskyists launch inspiring election campaign

First Issue of German Trotskyist paper (facsimile)

Real meaning of May 5 referendum in France

Nazi connections of big business bared in Paris

Viet Nam delegates greeted by huge crowds at Marseilles

“Why don’t they just phone?” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans

Workers’ Bookshelf

Statement of National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Why the South must be organized, (diagram) by Chan, from Economic Outlook, CIO

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

$12,294 reached in Militant fund as drive forges ahead of schedule, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Chicago groups fight policy of discrimination in hiring, by Robert L. Birchman

Mid-West vacation camp and school is ideal place for summer holiday, by Justine Lang

Why Stalin inflicted purges on revolutionary Soviet workers, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

American Legion top brass hit by labor Legionnaires

SWP candidates score Truman’s strikebreaking

Typical “officer and geltleman”, by George Breitman

Local activities of teh Socialist Workers Party

Vienna strikers demand control of production

Diary of a Steelworker, by Thomas Kovalesky

“WE are not afraid,” says Negro couple after KKK cross is burned before home, by Myra Tanner Weiss

New York vets picket City Hall, demand action in housing crisis, by A. Royce

Notes of a Seaman, by F. Lang

Phila. Workers at Westinghouse vote to return, by C. Blake

6 AFL maritime unions meet in San Francisco, by R. Chester

Cleveland Fisher Body union wins after 173-day strike

Calories are not enough, by Grace Carlson


Volume X No. 23, 8 June 1946, New York, NY
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Farrell Dobbs

Coal miners triumph after defying “seizure”, by Art Preis

United labor conference urged by UAW officers, by Joseph Keller

Labor-haters push bills to crush unions, by Ruth Johnson

PAC endorsees support Truman slave labor act, by Jeff Thorne

U.S. militarists plan frightful “germ” warfare, by Ralph Graham

What Roosevelt said on the labor draft

Indonesian league protests U.S. deportation round-ups

Akron union advocates sliding scale of wages

Government’s anti-labor offensive underlines need for a labor party, by George Clarke

Army protects scabs (photo)

Another Briggs militant victim of thug-assault

Pantelis Pouliopoulos, revolutionary martyr

French Trotskyists conduct energetic campaign

French invade Siam in drive to win empire, by Mike Cort

Annamese battlers for freedom (photo)

Brazilian Stalinist “knight of hope” offers aid to reactionary regime, by Charles Carsten

Italy before the June elections, by Rosa Di Bartolomeo

[Editorials]

“And of course you’ll use the atomic bomb ...” (cartoon)

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

3,000 COs still held in concentration camps

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Rally against Truman’s strike-breaking (photo)

Militant Army

Detroit SWP asks for books for library

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Militant fund drive reaches 88% of goal with $13,192 collected in first 11 weeks, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Antoinette Konikow urges aid to European workers

New York SWP announces gala Militant ball

Impressions of Theodore Kovalesky at Mid-West vacation camp and school, by Theodore Kovalesky

Newark SWP files petitions for elections

Westinghouse local backs miners’ fight

Kremlin prosecutors at Nuremburg [sic] come to court with unclean hands, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Trotsky’s new book reveals Stalin as a traitor to Bolshevism, by John G. Wright

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

F.I. subscription drive nears 500 goal, by Constance Locke

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Army releases two reports calculated to whitewash criticism of cost system

Rochester AFL and CIO unite in general strike

Notes of a Seaman, F. J. Lang

NMU membership rejects Stalinist wage sell-out plan

On the Railroads, by John Russo


Volume X No. 24, 15 June 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Labor ranks urge united action, by Art Preis

The only way to control atomic energy, by the Editors

Unions denounce Truman threat to smash any maritime strike

In the News

Franco broadcast praises Truman

Trotskyists receive 44,915 votes in French elections

Akron rubber workers raise new wage demand

Bread famine imposed on American workers

What Do You Say?

Labor needs its own party, not a third capitalist party, by George Clarke

Trade Union Notes, by Art Preis

Union veterans denounce Truman (photo)

Akron labor holds meetings to mobilize united action

N.Y. vets demand housing program, by Evelyn Atwood

U.S. imperialism is encircling the USSR, by Ernest Germain

Stormy outbreaks due in France as workers demand wage raises

Bevin provides homes and jobs for fascists

French and Italian June elections record slight shift to right, by George Breitman

Defense organized against deportation of Indonesians

Stalinists squabble over national borders

Troops sent against strikers in Holland

Critics of opportunism expelled from Greek CP

German workers seize food

[Editorials]

“We’ll show these strikers ...” (cartoon)

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Alvin Royce

Workers’ Bookshelf

Navy throws away food while millions starve

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Los Angeles family homeless (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Detroit SWP asks for books

$13,864 raised for Militant fund with only nine days left to deadline, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

5,000 sign Ferguson case petitions of New York SWP

Chicago union backs campaign for Negro jobs, by Robert L. Birchman

Chicago SWP celebrates new headquarters

Workers enjoy Mid-West vacation camp and school

In Memoriam: Comrade Fred Lind

San Francisco SWP plans relief dinner

How Stalin shocked entire world with the first Moscow frameup, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Seamen’s solidarity (photo)

Militant ball this Saturday

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Atomic bomb demonstration in the Pacific is calculated step toward World War III

Notes of a Seaman, by F.J. Lang

Atomic energy can build a new world – if developed for peace

Wages must keep pace with rising prices

“Property court martialed”

On the Railroads, by John Russo

Form committee to fight against Los Angeles KKK, by Lois Saunders

Food prices from 1941–46 in typical industrial city


Volume X No. 25, 22 June 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wall St. Keeps atomic control in Baruch “plan”

Draft strikers, Truman says in case bill veto

Ship strike called off; gains granted

Michigan CIO discusses need for labor party

Capitalist press wants draft law made permanent

Senate OPA bill is go-ahead for big price rises, by Ruth Johnson

31 Tennessee atrocity victims face frame-up in white court, by Evelyn Atwood

In the News

Senate breaks “wage pattern” – for senators!

St. Louis union leaders urge united conference

U.S. non-intervention pledge violated in China civil war, by Li Fu-jen

Militant fund drive passes $15,000 quota

What Do You Say?

When is the time to build a labor party – if not now? by George Clarke

Trade Union Notes, by Art Preis

On the Allis-Chalmers picket line (photo)

Flint Buick 599 paper call for a labor party

St. Paul SWP opens new headquarters

The policy of the “strategic bulwark”, by Ernest Germain

No decisive changes achieved as result of June 2 French elections

Belgian miners give militant strong support

Famine victims in China (photo)

The Vatican – a powerhouse of world political reaction, by Joseph Hansen

Indian Congress balks at fake “independence” plan, by Larissa Reed

Workers killed through greed of mine owners

[Editorials]

“I never really cared for beer ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems Facing War Veterans, by Alvin Royce

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Tobacco monopolists extort millions in booty

Workers’ Forum

Kill or be killed! (cartoon), by Seaman, from Labor Reports

Militant Army

J. Pierpoint Moneybags says: “Wage raises mean inflation – what we need is higher prices” (cartoon)

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

Michigan CIO votes support to India workers

Detroit SWP asks for books

Militant fund drive goes over top; total contributions reach $15,398, by Justine Lang

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

It’s a crazy world! by Grace Carlson

Doolittle report attacked by caste-system defender, by George Breitman

Labor unity in political field sought by Akron CIO council

Vacation at Mid-West camp and school

Mich. CIO condemns assaults on unionists

How fatal clues exposed frameup in first notorious Moscow Trial, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

AFL seamen cheer strike vote (photo)

Stalinist slander machine and the Nuremberg Trial

Local activities of the Socialist Workers party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Incendiary bombing of Negro widow’s home perpetrated by race terrorists in Chicago, by Robert Birchman

A column of smoke where your city once stood? (photos)

Capitalists lie about peacetime possibilities of atomic energy, by John G. Wright

Notes of a Seaman, by F.J. Lang

H&M strikers ignore Truman’s “fact-finding”

Girl strikers in Akron fight vile conditions

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams


Volume X No. 26, 29 June 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Runaway price inflation looms

Toledo SWP candidates placed on Ohio ballot, by Harold Josephs

Wall Street uses A-bomb control for power play against USSR

In the News

Trotsky school begins June 30 at summer camp

Congress plans draft extension, huge war funds

“They trained us to break maritime workers strike”, by an Ex-Soldier

Flint SWP leads fight to defeat tax increase, by Sol Dollinger

Boston CIO urges unity

What Do You Say?

General Tire workers in 3 communities shut plants in first all-company strike,

Trade Union Notes, by Art Preis

Greek American labor solidarity (photo)

Phila. UE local backs plea for joint conference, by C. Blake

Rents will soar too, McMahon tells Senate

Akron joint labor meeting discusses political action

Vet’s family forced to live in Phila. park, by Alma Seton

Where is the meat?

Labor will be forced to build own party, says union editor

Where is the Soviet Union going? by Ernest Germain

U.S. domination of Philippines is not halted by “independence”

Allies supported Italian king to very end

New military code foreshadows revival of purges in Red Army, by George Breitman

Behead German for opposing rule

Bureaucrats in control at laborite conference

New Marxist paper issued in Norway

Civil conflict in Palestine and plight of Nazi victims

U.S. news broadcaster is muzzled by BBC

[Editorials]

“It really isn’t our fault ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Eastman raises “Red Peril” bogey, by M. Stein

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

French workers show how to get wage raises

Workers’ Forum

Why migrant workers struck (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

The hole – a short story, by Theodore Kovalesky

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

$855 pledged at N.J. dinner for election campaign of SWP

Court hearing held on L.A. race covenants, by Lois Saunders

Article on China today featured in July F.I.

SWP branches in Minnesota hold convention, by Barbara Bruce

Seattle SWP shows Czar to Lenin, by Clara Kaye

How Moscow Trial “confessions: revealed frameup of defendants, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Stalinists at Nuremberg fear widow of Trotsky

Two kinds of justice at the Lichfield trials

Protests win reinstatement of suspended L.A. students

Fourth International drive tops 500 subscription goal, by Constance Locke

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

San Diego picnic held to aid workers’ relief, by Ann Cope

Detroit SWP asks for books

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Incendiary bomb assault on Negro widow covered up by Chicago cops, SWP reveals, by Robert L. Birchman

GM not so stingy to its big-shots

Who’s going to buy the new autos?

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Court upholds all-white jury in frame-up of 31 Negroes, by Larissa Reed

You Paid for It – U.S. Steel Gets It, by Art Preis

Indonesian seamen victims of American-Dutch deal, by Evelyn Atwood

H&M strikers win demand for 18½ cents

Wall St. uses A-bomb control in power play against USSR (continued from Page 1)

Japanese Labor Shows the Way, by Joseph Hansen

Stalinists attack biography by Trotsky


Volume X No. 27, July 6, 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

UPWA seeks “living cost” bonus

Mass arrests of Trotskyists in Bulgaria

Minnesota SWP opens election campaign, nominates candidates

In the News

Chicago union says labor must build own party, by Eugene Zucker

Toledo rail workers support resolution for labor party

An Editorial

Pleas for ‘self-restraint’ won’t halt price-gougers

What Do You Say?

The sliding scale of wages: an effective way to combat the rising cost of living

Trade Union Notes, by Art Preis

Canadian loggers want action (photo)

UAW local wins 110-day strike in Port Clinton

New York painters roll up big vote against Stalinists

Ohio UAW group endorses labor conference call

L.A. rubber union seeks wage raises

General Tire workers hold firm in strike

Briggs local votes strike, by Jeanette Kirk

Contractors block housing construction in Houston, by Robert Dallas

AFL seamen announce new wage agreement

Camden group backs labor conference, by Jim Dolan

Why India Starves: British imperialists drained food supply, by Kamelesh Ray

New purge is Stalin’s answer to economic crisis in Soviet Union – Kremlin offers scapegoats to cover up its own crimes, by George Breitman

New purge is Stalin’s answer to economic crisis in Soviet Union

Hunger in Hunan (photo)

Parisian workers hold huge rally

Belgian Trotskyists first revealed purge

Inflation cuts wages in Hungary and Italy

International Notes

Ta-Tu-Thau reported dead in Indo-China

[Editorials]

“The workers don’t realize ...” (cartoon), by Gray

World Socialism and the Kremlin, by M. Stein

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Why the South must be organized (graphic), from Federated Press

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

How Jim Crow broke down on a troop ship, by Ray Moore

The Tower of Babel strike, by M. Luce

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Big problems still face maritime workers after concessions won in recent struggle, by F.J. Lang

Red-baiting of AFL leaders mars California convention

Former Stalinist official reveals how GPU cooked up “evidence”, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Stalinists hail Nuremberg; silent over Moscow Trials

Poison pen artists attack Trotsky’s biography of the Kremlin dictator, by Charles Carsten

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Los Angeles Comm. plans relief picnic

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Atomic bomb demonstration in the Pacific is part of Wall Street drive toward war

Rich eat cake; urge cut in diet of poor families, by Winifred Nelson

Racial terror in Chicago arouses defense movement, by Robert L. Birchman

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

How atomic energy can free the world under socialism

Saga of Henry J. Kaiser, by Art Preis

Bay City S.W.P. fights sales tax

Senator Bilbo and the Law, by Ruth Johnson

Japanese soldiers punish brutal officers


Volume X No. 28, 13 July 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Antoinette Konikow mourned by comrades, by Joseph Hansen

New OPA bill will not halt run-away prices, by Art Preis

Detroit unions urge national labor “holiday,” by Al Adler

Defying Bilbo’s threats (photo)

Packing union seeks cost-of-living bonus

Profits high as “best war years”

Jim-Crow judge aids frame-up in trial of 25

2 top Washington officials linked to $78,000,000 arms firm fraud, by Ruth Benson

Joseph Hnsen (photo)

“Our dead comrade was one of rarest spirits of our time”, by E.R. Frank

Workers everywhere voice tributes to heroic life of Comrade Konikow

What Antoinette Konikow taught the workers

[Editorials]

“Aren’t people silly to crowd the beaches ...” (cartoon), by Gray

The post-mortem of veto of OPA, by M. Stein

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Odds and Ends

Workers’ Forum

Picture of inflation (photo)

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

First week at Mid-West school, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Our Program

New York youth open branch in Queens

Relief social in Allentown July 14

Wages, Prices and Profits

Ask “Flying Squadrons” to stop rent evictions, by Sol Dollinger

What Do You Say?

Northeast Ohio UAW calls for Labor Party

37th convention marks progress of the NAACP

Curran issues public blast against Stalinist machine in Maritime Union

Buffalo UAW groups discuss political action

Indian Trotskyist exposes fraud of British plan for “independence”

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Where is the Soviet Union going? by Ernest Germain

Nazi terror survivors killed in Polish pogrom

International Notes

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

CIO’s “Operation Dixie” forges forward despite Jim-Crow campaign of employers

AVC pickets realtors who bar Nisei vet, by Nora Scott

What meat shortage? (photo)

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams

Anti-Negro vandals continue terror in Chicago district, by Robert L. Birchman

Mack Local 677 supports labor unity conference

Unity slate wins nine posts at Inland Steel

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

San Francisco AFL, CIO Carmen unit in strike

Chicago workers face wholesale evictions, by Bruce Oxford

Ship committee urges conference

Gov. Dewey and Freeport case, by Bill Morgan


Volume X No. 29, 20 July 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Auto union calls for 2-hour halt – 800,000 to stage protest against rising living cost

New York SWP announces slate for elections, by George Clarke

SWP names candidates in Washington – Swett, Roberts chosen for election campaign

Rep. May evades investigation of his part in arms firm fraud

In the News

40,000 Belgians strike, demand workers’ control

Our program to fight price rises, by the Editors

Sidney Hillman – an appraisal, by M. Stein

Locomotive engineer’s view on rail union consolidation, by Henry Adams

L.I. council votes “relief” for landlords

Where is the Soviet Union Going? by Ernest Germain

Anti-Soviet aims pursued inside Japan

Martin Widelin – our martyr

Chinese students urge U.S. withdrawal (photo)

Grave crisis grips Italy 3 years after Duce’s fall, by Carlo Bivancho

>Why India Starves

Trieste issue unsettled despite “Big 4” decision

International Notes

Propose Greek united front

[Editorials]

“You’d think if people must keep dogs ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Ivan the Terrible – Kremlin version, by Joseph Hansen

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

World War II and the monopolies

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Memorial meeting at school honors Antoinette Konikow

Wages, Prices and Profits

Akron CIO launches fighting drive against price-gougers, rent hogs

Stalin’s new blood purge recalls frameup trials of ten years ago, by Joseph Hansen

Chicago terror against Negroes fought by SWP, by Robert L. Birchman

Stalinist hacks keep silence on Nuremberg

Youngstown CIO council asks labor nominee for governor

Youngstown CIO in rally against soaring prices, by C. Peters

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Unions propose “Flying Squadrons” in the struggle against rent-gouging, by Ruth Benson

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Atomic bomb blasts upon guinea pig fleet underline Wall Street drive for new war

Candidate outlines SWP anti-inflation legislation

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Mr. Truman and Mr. Dooley

Drive launched to put SWP nominees on Minnesota ballot

Freeport probe headed by Republican stooge, by Bill Morgan

Atom Bombs or TB Cure? by Evelyn Atwood

Seattle machinists ask 40% raise


Volume X No. 30, 27 July 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

“Need immediate wage raises” – CIO

An Editorial

Paris “Peace” conference is step to World War III, by Ralph Grahan

Kitt advocates sliding scale for veterans

In the News

Evictions fought in Philadelphia

Cannon and Baldwin protest mass arrests in Bulgaria

SWP protest Freeport whitewash hearings

100,000 workers in Detroit protest skyrocketing rise in cost of living

Trade Union Notes

4,000 attend UAW protest in Chicago, by Howard Smith

CIO veterans fight for bonus and rent control in Michigan, by J. Roberts

Cannery local seeks sliding scale of wages

Minnesota workers launch campaign against price rises, by Winifred Nelson

United rally backs strike in East Pittsburgh, by Jim Colletti

Mass action in Phila. brings cuts in prices, by Jack Miller

Camden groups fight price hikes, by James Dolan

Where Is the Soviet Union Going?

Growing unrest of Italian workers flares in militant general strikes

August Fourth International features works of Trotsky

Egyptians revolting against British rule (photo)

Hawaiian labor in political fight

Trotskyists spur fight for freedom of Egypt

Comrade Chen Tu-hsiu

Fate of the Jews under capitalism, by Dan Shelton

International Notes

U.S. imperialism in the Philippines

[Editorials]

“But Ethelbert, don’t you want to have a pretty smile ...” (cartoon), by Gray

British Labor Party’s nationalization policy, by Ajit Roy

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Worker’s Forum

To the men of England (poem), by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Militant Army

Protest rent increases (photo)

SWP program against inflation is forum topic

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Youth Group Activities

St. Paul SWP holds Strawberry Festival

World War II and the Monopolies

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Wages, Prices and Profits

Wave of Jim-Crow terrorism reaches new high in Chicago, by Robert L. Birchman

Akron City Council refuses to legislate rent controls

Antoinette Konikow – our symbol of dauntless revolutionary spirit, by Edith Konikow

Cop gouges out both eyes of Negro veteran

Buffalo CIO intervenes in Singleton frameup

Why Dewey commission probed Moscow trials, by Joseph Hansen

Nuremberg silence exposes Moscow trials as frameup

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Correction

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

While they talk about “peace” at Paris, they are preparing war all over the world

The dread beriberi, by Grace Carlson

Unions support defense drive for Indonesians

People have not even begun recovery from World War II, by Evelyn Atwood

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams

“Suffer, Little Children”, by Ruth Benson


Volume X No. 31, August 3, 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Four Negro farm-hands lynched in Georgia, by Evelyn Atwood

New OPA bill lifts hundreds of prices, by Ruth Benson

Congress boosts its own pay by 50 per cent

Joseph Hansen will speak at Indonesian League rally

Campaign to put SWP on ballot in New York gets a flying start, by Karolyn Kerry

In the News

Fire at SWP headquarters set by Detroit arson gang

Mid-West camp extended for two more weeks

The fight to defend the workers’ standard of living, by the Secretariat of the Socialist Workers Party

1,000 Buffalo workers protest rapidly mounting cost of living

What Do You Say?

Congress votes down cancer research bill

Akron CIO council opposes any new “no-strike” pledge

New purges in the Soviet Union reflect discontent with Kremlin, by Larissa Reed

Chiang uses American arms in war on people of China, by Li Fu-jen

Scene of Bolivian upheaval (photo)

RWP enters elections in Australia

Strikes spread across India in reply to high living costs, by Duncan Ferguson

Greek monarchists shoot down leftists

Lessons for Jews in fight on British rule of Palestine, by Don Shelton

200 Stalinists beat Trotskyist at Nice, France

International Notes

Stalinists in India linked with British police service

[Editorials]

“For heaven’s sake – Why are you doing that now ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Withdrawal of the occupation troops

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Ruptured duck now a homing pigeon

Workers’ Forum

Police attack pickets (photo)

Pioneer Notes

The Militant Army

No connection with Akron “ULP” group

Bayonne SWP opens new headquarters

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Philadelphia SWP holds Konikow memorial meeting, by C. Blake

World War II and the Monopolies

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Pennsylvania cannery workers strike against vile conditions, by Powell Bleicher

Wages, Prices and Profits

How the GPU tried to discredit the Dewey Commission of Inquiry, by Joseph Hansen

Condemn police role in terror against Negroes, by Robert L. Birchman

Stalinists find Nuremberg creeps at “snail’s pace”

Start defense movement in choice case

Los Angeles CIO unions win victories for Negro workers, by Lois Saunders

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Frameup of Negro youth protested by Bayonne SWP

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Arms fraud inquiry hints at new scandals far worse than Garrson-May profits deal

Hartford workers show solidarity (photo)

Dobbs attacks capitalist parties at New York SWP election rally

Infantile paralysis vs. profits, by Grace Carlson

Detroit police shield arson gang in SWP fire

Indignant audience walks out on “whitewash” of Freeport

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Help wanted, from Union Register

Johnny’s Initiative and How It Paid, by V. Grey

[Price advances and removal of controls] from N.Y. Times

[Meat pirces higher this Fall] from AP Dispatch


Volume X No. 32, August 10, 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Socialist Workers Party demands Truman act against lynch-murders, by James P. Cannon

UAW heads denounce arson-attack on SWP

AVC urges veterans’ benefits be geared to living cost rises

Vets tell bloody toll of defective shells

War profiteers looted “untold billions”

CIO leaders retreat from wage fight; substitute weak program calling for “roll back” of prices, by Art Preis

Robertson telegram arouses railway men, by Lou Manning

Minnesota SWP candidates file petition to place party on ballot

What Do You Say?

Addes’ letter on arson-attack

Weird lie of Stalinist on the fire

$500 emergency fund asked to aid Detroit SWP local

Workers in Egypt battle repression, by T. Cliff

Allied powers spar in Paris arena for position in another world war

AMG persecutes Trieste strikers

Garbage for food (photo)

Four Marines killed in North China, by Mike Cort

AMG sells 35 Farben plants

Over 400,000 demonstrate in Calcutta general strike, by Duncan Ferguson

Anti-labor general sent to N. Africa

Demonstrations win pay rise for militant French workers

Labor votes decline in Great Britain

Labor under the Kremlin regime, by Ernest Germain

International Notes

Correction

[Editorials]

“Democratic rights – bah! ...” (cartoon), by Gray

First month at Trotsky school, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

GI amputees demand autos (photo)

Pioneer Notes

The Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Our Program

Flint sends C.E. Wilson a token of appreciation, from Flint News-Advertiser

Eight ex-GIs raise objection to our demand for military training under control of trade unions

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Higher prices pour like flood out of OPA

Wages, Prices and Profits

Incitement to murder

How the truth triumphed over Moscow frameup lies, by Joseph Hansen

Dewey Freeport “investigation” ends in whitewash of murderer, by Bill Morgan

Midwest school plans Labor Day jamboree

Philadelphia U.E. Local class for escalator wage clause, by H. Newil

Chicago AVC chapter backs resolution on defense guard, by Robert L. Birchman

Toledo labor prepared united political action

Three packing unions raise bonus demand

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Correction

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

SWP candidates answer 17 questions of NAACP

Civil War in Athens, Tenn., by Art Preis

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams

Dobbs blasts Stalinist attempt at deal with boss politicians

12,000 sign petition in drive to put SWP on N.Y. ballot, by Karolyn Kerry


Volume X No. 33, August 17, 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

An Editorial

Big auto locals demand cost-of-living bonuses, by Art Preis

“Peace” conference (cartoon), by Gray

Angry veterans give details on defective shells

U.S-British bloc lays down line against USSR at Paris parley

In the News

Bosses gyp vets on job training

Union leaders spread false wage theories

18,140 sign election petitions in New York, by Karolyn Kerry

Georgia lynchers known!

Detroit auto union local presidents join protest against arson-attack on Detroit SWP headquarters

AFL threatens general strike in Los Angeles, by Lois Saunders

Tugboats picket against scabsphoto) (

Prices hit new high; worst still to come

Ferguson case petitions filed by SWP in N.Y.

Mazey, Scholle statements denouncing arson-attack

Seattle packing union demands escalator clause

California AFL launches Red-baiting drive on CIO, by James Dall

SWP organizer describes benefits of Midwest school, by Myra Tanner Weiss

SWP candidates demand action in lynch terror

Seattle social for relief nets food, clothing

Six years after Trotsky’s death

Peace or war – how Trotsky posed the basic question of our times

44 years in the struggle to free humanity from capitalist slavery, by Larissa Reed

[Editorials]

“And does it say that our investments ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Two of a kind – political swindlers, by George Clarke

Workers’ Bookshelf

Higgins and Kaiser, “self-made” war profiteers

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Two ends of the same chain (cartoon), by Gray

The Militant Army

“My Day” – experiences of a working mother, by Mille Fredreci

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

Conditions in Soviet Union worsen for factory workers and soldiers

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Teachers union votes for rising scale of wages

Dutch Trotskyists hit moves to crush Indonesian republic

Opposition to C.P. developing in Prague

Bulgarian Trotskyist in prison camp

Wages, Prices and Profits

International Notes

How Leon Trotsky’s assassination capped bloody edifice of Moscow frameup trials, by Joseph Hansen

Police terrorism rages against Harlem Negroes, by C. Howell & H. Hill

Twin-Cities honors memory of A. Konikow, by Barbara Bruce

Chicago delegation protests wave of race hate attacks, by Robert L. Birchman

Egypt’s fight for freedom headed by new leadership, by T. Cliff

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Lucas County election board votes to bar independent labor candidates on ballot

Meet the SWP candidates

SWP candidates gain place on Washington state ballot, by Clara Kaye

Crime in high places, by Grace Carlson

Smear campaign against veterans, by Alvin Royce

Our Program

Testing Push Button on War III, by Joseph Hansen


Volume X No. 34, 24 August 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO leaders stall on wage fight, by Art Preis

4 more Negro victims added to lynch toll

Pickets halt fascist Smith in Chicago, by Robert L. Birchman

British imperialists drive Jews into Cyprus concentration camp

Goodrich local opens drive for rising pay scale

Profits soar along with prices

Government smashes strike of 50,000 in South Africa

In the News

Detroit labor rally assails arson outrage against SWP

UAW veterans demonstrate for GM vacation pay

An Editorial

UAW executive board authorizes Chrysler locals to file notice for reopening of wage contracts

Trade Union Notes

Chicago pickets halt Smith (photo)

OPA approves hundreds of new price rises

CIO unions rally to aid NMU in battle with Lake carriers

Decontrol board can’t roll back prices, Porter admits

Powerful CIO unions support sliding wage scale principle

NMU ties up six lake ships at Buffalo

One year of Indonesia’s battle for independence

Puerto Ricans treated like slaves in Pennsylvania camp, by Paul Kelly

Blood, tears and sweat in African gold mines, by Larissa Reed

Mexican GPU agent slanders Trotsky’s biography of Stalin

New Philippine government uses mailed fist on Huks, by Dave Dreiser

Uruguayan union hits Wall Street military scheme

Troop demonstration is labelled “mutiny”

[Editorials]

“My husband says in these critical times ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Stalinist policy in New York primaries

Workers’ Bookshelf

WalL St. “bargains” – slavery at cut rates, by Dan Shelton

Political action – but what kind?

Workers’ Forum

Picket White House to protest lynching (photo)

The Militant Army

A working mother gets a politician’s letter, by Mille Fredreci

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

West Coast SWP opens 3-day camp weekend

Mid-West school prepares for Labor Day jamboree

Blistering attack on lynch terror delivered by Milton Richardson, by Robert L. Birchman

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

SWP petition drive enters final stage in New York, by Karolyn Kerry

Veterans win election battle (photo)

Black market charged to “Big 4” packers

San Francisco parley calls for united labor conference, by Russell Morgan

Half of America lives sub-standard

Wages, Prices and Profits

Who’s really to blame in Jersey rail wreck? by CRRNJ Worker

How the third big frameup trail exposed Stalin’s gangster regime, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle

Judge denies civil rights in frameup trial of 25 Negroes

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Candidate exp ains [sic] position of SWP to New Jersey women voters league, by George Breitman

Meet the SWP candidates

Selling Water in a Bread Wrapper, by Joseph Hansen

New Friends Won to SWP in Seattle Election Campaign, by Clara Kaye

Fresh Winds Blow in Rail Unions, by Henry Adams

Our Program

Veterans Exploited as Cheap Labor, by Alvin Royce


Volume X No. 35, 31 August 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Union leaders protest ruling of price board, by Art Preis

Minneapolis picket-line smashes fascist rally, by Barbara Bruce

Marines resent Wall Street role in Chinese war

“Big 4” meat packers receive strike notices

Mississippi lynch posse seizes 14 Negroes in savage man-hunt

In the News

“Silent parade” in bay city protests against lynchings, by Russell Morgan

Decontrol board’s decisions pave way for higher prices

Cable to Bulgaria demands jailed Trotskyist be freed

Union leaders continue stall on wage fight, by Art Preis

How anti-fascist demonstration was organized in Minneapolis, by Barbara Bruce

Big RCA local urges formation of Labor Party, by James Dolan

A fitting memorial to Leon Trotsky

Prices soar higher as OPA approves new boosts daily

Chrysler workers file notice to reopen wage negotiations

Fish cannery union votes San Diego strike, by Jerome Williams

Firestone local in L.A. votes for rising scale, by Dave Dreisler

One year after “V-J” Day

Dutra regime suspends press of Brazil CP

British gunfire mows down Indians in Calcutta “riots,” by Larissa Reed

Full story of Bulgarian Trotskyist arrests

Stalin’s new 5-year plan

[Editorials]

“Goodness – just look at those Communists ...” (cartoon), by Gray

PAC’s “box-score” on 79th Congress, by Ruth Benson

Workers’ Bookshelf

“Who’s making all the money?”

Peace-makers at work, by Bill Morgan

Spanish paper banned in France

Workers’ Forum

Legal lynch gangs in man-hunt (photo)

Pioneer Notes

The Militant Army

Youth Group Activities

Candidates speak at Newark picnic, by Ruth Franklin

300 New York City workers pay tribute to Leon Trotsky at death memorial

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Flint memorial opens new headquarters, by Douglas Snyder

Storming the fascist meeting (photo)

Vacation school commemorates fallen leader, by E. Kennedy

Two veterans, one soldier die at hands of race-hate lynchers

Wages, Prices and Profits

All-white jury sought in trial of 25 Negroes

General Eisenhower seeks hemispheric armed camp

Inflation and OPA

West Coast camp schedules week-end session near L.A.

GPU book The Great Conspiracy rehashes Moscow frame-up trials, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Stalinist N.Y. election policy leads to Wall Street victory, by Joseph Hansen

Demonstrations in Denmark mark rising labor militancy, by William Simmons

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Frederick Douglass, great Negro rebel

The only salvation for the Jews, by Leon Trotsky

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Campaign to put SWP on New York ballot goes over top with 25,000 signatures, by Karolyn Kerry

Minnesota SWP candidates get wide publicity

Meet the SWP candidates

Newark rally puts steam in SWP election campaign

A New Use for “Truth Serum,” by Grace Carlson

Old age pension fight backed by SWP candidates

Don’t play with rattlesnakes, by Farrell Dobbs

Our Program

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce


Volume X No. 36, 7 September 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Lynchers named by Negro victim

Allied powers restore Greek king

Giving a fascist the boot (cartoon), by Gray

Price ceilings on meat to hit new high

U.S. imperialists intensify drive toward new war, by Joseph Hansen

Minneapolis labor points the way

White attackers of Negro girls get $10 fine

In the News

MacArthur forbids strikes in Japan; threatens force

Socialist Workers Party files N.Y. state election petitions, by Karolyn Kerry

N.Y. truck drivers strike

Big Akron locals to advocate sliding wage scale program at CIO United Rubber workers convention, by Milton Alvin

Red-baiters ban Communists in Phila. CIO, by H. Newell

Police attack NMU pickets (photo)

Negro-haters seek to evict Detroit SWP

AFL seamen fight wage ruling that denies increase they won

Illinois cops charged in lynch-assault

American Sweatshop, by Dinah Sanders

Skilled factory women spurn poorly-paid dust-mop jobs, by Winifred Nelson

Only road for Arab-Jewish masses, by the Editors

Eyewitness account from Greece tells crisis leading to plebiscite,

16-inch guns sure help negotiations

[Editorials]

“I’m sorry, but we really couldn’t contribute ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Wallace’s advice on the elections, by Ruth Benson

Workers’ Bookshelf

How Washington coddles the fascists

“Educating” Japan’s crown prince, by Art Preis

Workers’ Forum

Tobacco workers strike (photo)

The Militant Army

Working mother writes of day in N.Y. court, by Mille Fredreci

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

Rich planter holds five in slavery, by Evelyn Atwood

Wages, Prices and Profits

Leon Trotsky’s heroic life told at Buffalo SWP memorial meeting

WDL intensifies pardon campaign for Tee Davis

5 white jurors picked in Tennessee Negro trial

American imperialists push scheme for military grip on Latin America, by Charles Carsten

Northwest branches hold camp week-end

How Stalin’s secret police expose their hand in latest propaganda, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Roxas regime launches war on “Huk” guerrilla fighters, by Larrissa Reed

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Rail strike called in India

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Prominent Toledo labor figures denounce election board ruling on SWP candidates, by Harold Josephs

Only solution is labor’s own men in office

Meet the SWP candidates

People Can Change, by Grace Carlson

Lords and Rhinoceros-Hide Whips, by Joseph Hansen

Our Program

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce


Volume X No. 37, 14 September 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Bid to German capitalist class made by Byrnes, by Joseph Hansen

Maritime labor displays might in national strike, by C. Thomas

Truck strike spreads – Jersey drivers join walkout

No government wage-cuts! (cartoon), by Gray

SWP candidates in Los Angeles pledge fight against fascists, by Al Lynn

In the News

Nation-wide meat famine imposed by packing trust

An Editorial

Why prices soar

Nationalize meat trust demand packing locals

Trade Union Notes

Not a ship moving as seamen picket San Francisco docks

Cost-of-living bonus demand attacked by Stalinist editor

A truck driver tells his story, by Evelyn Atwood

At Buffalo SWP election rally

Minneapolis CLU commends anti-Smith picket leaders

Eye-witness report from Athens relates background of plebiscite, by Jean Paul Martin

Build Marxist party, Canadian paper says

Squeezing blood out of a stone

India Congress Party leaders in deal with British despots

Restrictions in provincial voting expose U.S. “democracy” in Germany

U.S. blacklists cattle needed by Mexico

International Notes

[Editorials]

“We’ll show those strikers ...” (cartoon), by Gray

UNRRA promises prove to be lies, by Eugene Shays

Workers’ Bookshelf

Billionaires’ club grows and grows

Mead wants “efficient” war,” by Ruth Benson

Workers’ Forum

Wall Street’s decontrol board (photo)

65,000 march in Detroit on Labor Day

The Militant Army

Chicago YMCA heads offer striker “pie in the sky,” by Eugene Zucker

Big Labor Day parade held in San Francisco, by Russell Morgan

Working mother describes domestic servants life, by Mille Fredreci

Trotsky works in wide demand

Youth Group Activities

New York Democrats, Republicans and ALP stage “3-ring political circus,” says Farrell Dobbs

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

New Jersey labor dissatisfied with policies of PAC leaders, by Alan Kohlman

Thomas scores attempt to evict Detroit SWP

Menace of dread diseases fails to stir law makers, by Susan Adams

American Sweatshop

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Identified lynchers still at large

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Defense continues grim fight in Tennessee frame-up trial

Correction

Urge defense guards against race terrorists

Army court martial system gives two kinds of justice

13 injured in Chicago fires set by Jim Crow terrorists, by Richard L. Birchman

Yankee imperialism guided overturn in Bolivian capital, by C. Fernandez

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Washington state SWP election campaign shifts into high gear with Seattle rally

SWP candidate in Jersey asks housing action

Meet the SWP candidates

Who’s for free speech? by Grace Carlson

Seattle SWP candidate backs seamen’s strike

Showing Off Their War Profits, by Ruth Benson

Our Program

An Indictment of the ICC, by G. Gustafsen


Volume X No. 38, September 21, 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Biggest maritime strike forces government to rescind wage-cut

The snake charmer (cartoon), by Gray

Reuther hits attacks on Detroit SWP

Stalinists drop own candidates to back capitalist party slate

Stock market slump reveals Wall Street’s view of future, by Art Preis

In the News

Atom workers vote 2–1 for unionism

New York truckdrivers stand firm; break operators’ front

Meat trust causes famine

“Why we support the striking seamen and New York truckdrivers”, radio address by Farrell Dobbs

AFL seamen win; CIO unions hit the bricks for equal pay, by C. Thomas

State of Greek political parties before the recent plebiscite, by Jean Paul Martin

Nation-wide strike in Japan against puppet government, by Larissa Reed

Cable from France

Nationalization in Britain

Crisis over high living costs in Brazil shakes Dutra govt., by Charles Carsten

15,000 Belgian dockworkers on picket lines

2,000 workers in Bolivia honor Trotsky

[Editorials]

“I don’t care if they are my size ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Why the veterans remain homeless, by Ruth Benson

Workers’ Bookshelf

Buffalo CIO council condemns Red-baiting

Guam – Wall Street colonial prize

Workers’ Forum

Demand federal probe in Tennessee (photo)

CP expels two editors of New Masses

The Militant Army

Resigns when CP supports candidates of Wall Street

Youth Group Activities

Flint unionists buy Pioneer’s new pamphlets

Labor Party debated by Ohio CIO, PAC parleys

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Striking truckdrivers show fighting spirit at meeting, by Evelyn Atwood

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

  1. Capitalist division of the product
  2. Capitalist waste of human labor

What happens when workers back capitalist candidates

SWP veterans ask basic changes in Army’s court-martial system

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Chicago Jim-Crow terrorism hits other racial groups, by Robert L. Birchman

Stalinist machine retains control at UE convention

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Housing Crisis in New Jersey, by Alan Kohlman

California Socialist Workers Party names Roberts for governor, Rogalin for Senate, by Al Lynn

Minnesota SWP candidates to speak on radio

Meet the SWP candidates

The generals and the Admirals, by George Breitman

Los Angeles labor organizes demonstration against Smith

Kohlman hits strikebreaking threat by edge

Veterans’ Problems; by Alvin Royce

Our Program

On the Railroads


Volume X No. 39, 28 September 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wallace fired in drive to war, by George Breitman

Attempt to bar minority parties from N.Y. ballot, by George Clarke

“Now, all together, boys!” (cartoon), by Gray

An itching atomic trigger-finger

Bring back home all U.S. troops, says Flint CIO

Maritime strike wins equal pay at highest level for all seamen, by F.J. Lang

Rubbers workers face key issues at convention, by Anne Chester

Japanese labor victorious in great strike struggle

Truck strikers in New York split owners’ front in two

Meat profiteers tighten squeeze on the people

Pittsburgh union leader jailed

A defense of the packinghouse workers’ demand for a cost-of-living bonus to meet rising prices, by Art Preis

Government aids profiteer’s price gouging, by Warren Creel

Growing union protest hits attempt to evict Detroit SWP

Victorious CIO seamen (photo)

Haywood appoints receiver over Cleveland CIO council

Pittsburgh power workers to challenge injunction, by Eloise Gordon

Help us to end terrorism against the Greek people! from Central Committee of the International Communist Party of Greece

Hunger, fear and violence spreading on all continents

Italy 3 years after downfall of Mussolini, by Carlo Bivanco

Starvation living standards driven still lower in Mexico, by Betty Douglas

London scene (photo)

African mine workers held under Nazi-like conditions

Mounting wave of barbarism engulfs the Jewish people

Nuremberg trial bared frameup of Moscow

Behind the scenes of World War II

[Editorials]

“But how on earth did it HAPPEN ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Why you pay more and get less

Workers’ Bookshelf

James Roosevelt draws class line

What you can’t believe in the CP

Wall Street strengthens the national guards

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

What is the Socialist Workers Party? by James P. Cannon

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The slavery of a housewife, by Alice Patton

What “wage stabilization” really means to workers

Jarvis Johnson 1936–1946, by Kay O’Brien

Republicans and Democrats guilty of lynch terror against Negroes, by Milton Richardson

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Seattle SWP candidate brands demagogy of Democratic Party, by Charles Swett

November elections and U.S. labor

How railway strike exposed anti-labor role of Congress, by Dorothy Schultz

Threaten to kill Southern CIO organizer in Alabama

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Kitt speaks at Buffalo SWP election rally

Fight ruling on WP candidate

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Wallace ouster signified third world war has early date on Wall Street’s calendar, by Joseph Hansen & George Breitman

The Health of the Nation, by Grace Carlson

The Real Issue in New Jersey, by Alan Kohlman

Our Program

The people don’t like it


Volume X No. 40, 5 October 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Pittsburgh labor smashes power strike ban, by Eloise Gordon & William Carlay

Democrats conspiring to bar minority parties, by George Clarke

Housewives storm city hall in Toledo in demand for meat

Beating drum with both arms (cartoon), by Gray

Martel protests attempt to oust Detroit SWP

An Editorial

Union leader ruled off air

Ohio SWP runs Walker as candidate for governor

Stalin knifes struggle against war, by George Breitman

Rubber workers set stage for action on wages, by Joseph Andrews

Mayor Lawrence angers workers of Pittsburgh

UPWA-CIO leader blasts meat barons for shortage, by Barbara Bruce

No progress at Wayne County CIO-PAC merger

600 militant Akron students win demands in 5-day strike

More Detroit CIO leaders hit attempt to oust SWP

Support Spanish workers! by International Executive Committee of the Fourth International

French workers run factory for 2 years without a boss

Hawaiian workers strike (photo)

Stalin’s statement denying war danger recalls his record of false prophecies

Poverty and disease ravage the poor people in Mexico, by Betty Douglas

Stalin peddles line the CP condemned as “Browderism”

PCI reports progress at Third Congress

Trotskyist run 15 candidates in Ceylon election, by V. Karalasingham

[Editorials]

“Hubert feels just like you do ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Shipyard firms stole 1,600% war profits

Workers’ Bookshelf

General Food’s corner on Rye Market

A&P convicted in anti-trust suit

W. Averell Harriman, Wall St. tycoon, by Ruth Benson

Workers’ Forum

Monopoly in action (cartoon), by ?-Montgomery for Economic Outlook, CIO

The Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Many visitors at Northwest week-end camp

Youth Group Activities

California week-end camp studies U.S. labor history

“Why Truman fired Wallace” – radio address by Farrell Dobbs

Wages, Prices and Profits

Socialist Workers Party on radio

Reward for Stalinist boot-licking

Why Negro soldiers are slandered by fascist-minded Army Brass Hats, by Milton Richardson

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

Workers throng to SWP election street rallies, by David Weiss

25 Tennessee Negroes tried in all-white kangaroo court

How Stalinist leaders’ policies paid off in the maritime strike, by F.J. Lang

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

New Jersey candidates fight for housing to be financed by taxing the monopolies

California SWP election drive goes into high gear this week

Meet the SWP candidates

Distribute four special editions of The Militant

Don’t be a Vitamaniac! by Grace Carlson

On the radio

Carlson pledges fight against Jim Crow, by Winifred Nelson

Girdling the Earth with bases, by Joseph Hansen

SWP candidates hit sales tax in Washington

Our Program

What is moral turpitude? by Ruth Benson


Volume X No. 41, 12 October 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Meat famine stirs wide protest

U. S. dragged down road to war, by George Breitman

23 Negroes win acquittal in Tennessee trial

Allied verdict in Nuremberg trial conceals war guilt of capitalism, by Art Preis

Different court, same judge to hear N.Y. ballot-ban case

Nelson defends Detroit SWP in fight on eviction

New England steelworkers call for sliding wage scale clauses

Detroit local presidents urge UAW wage conference

Pittsburgh powerhouse workers stand firm in strike; trolley men and coal ruck drivers show solidarity, by Eloise Gordon

CIO leaders challenge Tobin on brewers, by V.R. Dunne

Flint labor united for joint political action, by Sol Dollinger

Strike of maritime officers continues tie-up of shipping

Hollywood studio strikers defy brutal police attack, by Al Lynn

Washington CIO OK’s third party – but not now

Uneasy truce marks Akron Central High student strike

Stalin frameups bared in the Nuremberg Trial

Dutch soldier and workers strike in defense of Indonesian struggle

U.S. aid still being given to Chinese dictator

Canadian families move in (photo)

Rising unrest in Italy marked by strikes and land seizures

The revolutionary position on the French referendum

German prisoners held by U.S. stage sitdown strike in Italy

Poverty and filth in Mexico spell early death for masses, by Betty Douglas

Greek Stalinists forced to debate Trotskyists

[Editorials]

“Why don’t they just phone?” (cartoon), by Gray

Democrats seek votes on a program of lies

Workers’ Bookshelf

Profiteers steal millions on soaring dairy prices

“Progressives” block the road, by Ruth Benson

No meat is hot potato for Democratic Party

Workers’ Forum

Food costs nearly double 1939 (photomontage/table)

The Militant Army

Working mother hunts for her family’s food, by Mille Fredreci

Youth Group Activities

Pioneer Notes

Suffering anti-fascists need aid now, says ACEWR

Jim Crow record of Republican and Democratic Parties is exposed at NAACP convention, by Alan Kohlman

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Toledo housewives storm mayor’s office (photo)

Inspired by SWP street meeting, by Murray Jackson

Richardson at Boston forum

CIO publication explodes myth that high wages force up prices

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

1,000 picket meat convention in Chicago, by Leigh Ray

Carlson speaks in Minneapolis on Wallace ouster, by Elaine Roseland

Chicago SWP backs fight of CIO packinghouse workers

Chicago race-haters attack white Army friend of Negro, by Robert L. Birchman

Minnesota SWP candidates hits meat profiteers

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Blecker supports Toledo women

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

New York candidates explain cause of war in answer to league of women voters, by Farrell Dobbs, Milton Richardson, Joseph Hansen, Sylvia Blecker & William Kitt

Draft denounced by Bohannon

Meet the SWP candidates

SWP candidates give support to California FEPC

Mothers and Sons, by Grace Carlson

Rogalin asks vote against Tenney-Smith

Richardson urges Negro and white workers unite

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Our Program

Robert on Tour

The Use of “The Law,” by Evelyn Atwood


Volume X No. 42, 19 October 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Cynthia Rogalin lashes “Little Dies” committee

Truman gives profiteers okay to soak the people, by George Breitman

Effort to bar SWP from N.Y. ballot is based on phony technicalities

Italian jobless storm palace in Rome; many shot

Acquitted Tennessee Negroes face more frame-up charges

Stalinist goons badly injure Militant agent; beat women

Ford calls strike against gas poisoning “subversive”

The fight against the Red-baiters, statement by the Secretariat of the Socialist Workers Party

AFL leaders offer witch-hunt as only program at convention, by Art Preis

Help the Greek workers! – an appeal to the workers of England and Europe

Referendun [sic] has not ended instability of French politics

Nazis freed in Nuremberg (photo)

Japanese general strike to cap labor resurgence, by Larissa Reed

Peruvian Trotskyist group denounces U.S. Imperialism

Workers fight for democracy inside Italian Stalinist party

Lessons of the local elections in Germany, by K. Manfred

Bolivian miners support sliding scale of wages

Seaman reveals Marines impose martial law in China, by Sam Randell

Lessons of strike in India

[Editorials]

“Have you heard those awful Trotskyists candidates ...” (cartoon), by Gray

More testimony on court-martial system

Workers’ Bookshelf

Big Brass “explains” $134,000,000 waste

Lament of an Inkwell Admiral, by Art Sharon

Workers’ Forum

Europe, 1946 (photo)

The Militant Army

Letters from Europe tell of workers’ need for aid

Stevedore presented by Chicago group, by Sara Preston

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

Conspiracy against democratic rights in New York, radio address by Farrell Dobbs

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Cynthia Rogalin takes offensive at “Little Dies” committee hearing

Resolution adopted by Toledo City Council

Stock market slump shows Wall St. fear of coming Depression in U.S., by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

How meat has “disappeared” (photo/graphic)

Swett presents SWP program in Washington

Operators’ deadlock broken in maritime officers’ strike, by Art Sharon

Pittsburgh power strike firm despite reactionary campaign

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Candidate hits anti-labor acts

Diary of Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Shop committeemen enter labor candidate in Cleveland congressional election race, by V. Foley

Dorothy Schultz scores Thye as anti-Negro

Meet the SWP candidates

Poverty and the I.Q., by Grace Carlson

New Jersey election drive now making real headway

Candidates speak at Seattle rally

Banquet held in San Francisco, by Russell Morgan

Packers Threaten Sick and Injured, by Ruth Benson

Our Program

Steve Roberts hits Jim-Crow terror

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce


Volume X No. 43, 26 October 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Price-gougers rob the workers

SWP fights N.Y. ballot-ban

Eloise Gordon lashes witch-hunt committee in Washington hearing, by Joseph Hansen

Swilling the hogs (cartoon), by Gray

Bell local condemns New York ballot ban

Charge Bilbo took $25,000 as war gift

An Editorial

UAW executive board starts move for substantial raises

Cost-of-living bonus won by Amalgamated

Pittsburgh power union ends strike, accepts arbitration

A letter to NMU president Curran, from George Clarke

Corporate profits at ‘fantastic levels’

Housewives in N.Y. City market voice indignation at soaring prices on meat and other necessities, by Evelyn Atwood

Trade Union Notes

Hit attempt to evict Detroit SWP

Draft opposed, bonus sought at UAW Veterans conference

Shipowners balk compromise; stall settlement of strike, by Art Sharon

CIO and AFL unions back sawmill workers strike, by Jim Long

Dutch soldiers’ committee urges united action against imperialism

Paris conference ends with peace as remote as ever

Japanese mine strikers win demands

British atrocity against Jews (photo)

Indonesians threatened with deportations

Trotskyist party in Britain holds annual conference, from Socialist Appeal

[Editorials]

Now remember, Harry’s the first to go ... (cartoon), by Gray

How the government “gains” a billion

Workers’ Bookshelf

President pardons old Missouri pals

The conference of progressives

Addes asks reversal in court-martial of GI

Workers’ Forum

Europe’s children search for food (photo)

The Militant Army

What the profiteers are doing to the veterans

Boston Committee makes Xmas toys

Pioneer Notes

Youth Group Activities

San Francisco SWP broadcasts election platform – text of question and answer program on station KSAN, Oct. 14

SWP candidates in California

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Socialist Workers Party on radio

Promises to veterans all lies says Richardson in radio talk

Creel scores boss parties over WMIN in Minnesota

Renegade Stalinist ex-editor joins in Wall Street’s Red-baiting drive

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

2,000 IATSE studio technicians support Hollywood studio strike, by Al Lynn

Hoarding of goods forces prices up

Angry Oakland workers picket fascist G.L.K. Smith meeting, by Russell Morgan

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Only parties backing Wall St. candidates allowed to stay on New York State ballot, by George Clark

Walker tour to cover major cities in Ohio

SWP program taken to all of Minnesota industrial cities, by V.R. Dunne

One Thing Hasn’t Changed, by George Breitman

Rogalin exposes KKK whitewash

A “Spiritual” Way of Life, by Ruth Benson

Our Program

Veterans’ Problems


Volume X No. 44, 2 November 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Voters are sick of both parties, by Art Preis

Steel workers seeks “healthy pay increases”

N.Y. Republicans join Democrats to bar SWP ticket from ballot

Miners applaud election speech by M. Walker

Realty sharks threaten to rip rent ceilings; all prices soar

SWP campaigns for candidates in six states

Mine workers set deadline in demand for negotiations

An Editorial

Jury indicts six named in lynching

Millionaire gamblers in New York Stock Exchange worried by unionizing drive and slump on market, by Evelyn Atwood

Chief weakness of the UAW-CIO wage program

Protest “graveyard wages” (photo)

Why Daily Worker kept silent about Eloise Gordon

Dobbs speaks at Buffalo rally

SWP supports Harrison for Mass. legislature

“More production” demand is drive for more profits

Youngstown CIO meeting asks nationalization of meat industry, by Harry Braverman

Meigs County coal miners firm in 8th weeks of strike, by Paul Jensen

St. Paul CIO packing locals propose strike preparation, by Barbara Bruce

Party advocates election of Rice in Philadelphia

UAW-CIO fights to save life of Negro soldier

Wall Street planning World War III, warns Hansen in radio talk, by Joseph Hansen

Berlin election results in decisive defeat for Stalinist-dominated party, by John G. Wright

Canadian Trotskyists found Revolutionary Workers Party

Japanese workers picket studio (photo)

Korean workers resisting in American-controlled zone

Japanese workers defy MacArthur

League calls for recognition of the Republic of Indonesia

Wallace affair shows Wall St. aims

Mass protests win release of British troops

The Kremlin in Eastern Europe

[Editorials]

“I can’t seem to find ANY ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Communist Party policy in the 1946 elections, by Joseph Hansen

Workers’ Bookshelf

Why CIO-PAC’s fund drive lags so badly

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

Victims of fascism and war (photo)

SWP conference discusses future of work in Ohio, by Milton Genecin

The Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

GM locals asks for United Labor parley

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Youth Activities

Death for the young, by Grace Carlson

Ballot ban shows need for vote law revision, by George Clarke

4 radio talks wind up drive in Washington, by Clara Kaye

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

Candidates tell revolutionary program at Minnesota rally

Mum’s the word in Washington, by George Breitman

PAC policy drives CIO leaders into Hague’s arms, by Alan Kohlman

New Jersey election campaign finishes in barrage of activity

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Instructions on California voting


Volume X No. 45, 9 November 1946, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

PCI in France plans greatest election drive

Rich real estate owners drive to lift all rents

SWP pickets hit ballot-ban in New York

An Editorial

Red-scare drive condemned by Buffalo unions

Why Wall Street war-mongers greet slogan of “disarmament”, by Joseph Hansen

Fortune poll shows veterans support labor

More signs of coming Depression

Miners compel government to reopen contract

New fascist outfit active in Georgia

CIO rubber workers demand 26-cent an hour pay raise

Ford 600 threatens strike to halt victimizing of 18

Profound crisis inside Communist Party revealed in wave of expulsions for “leftist” opposition

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

AFL leaders double-cross studio strikers, by Al Lynn

“On you it looks good! ...” (cartoon), from Labor Reports

Mothers fight discrimination against Chicago Negro pupils, by Robert L. Birchman

How I answered the house witch-hunt committee, by Eloise Gordon

Greek Trotskyists debate program with Stalinists

Anti-fascist record of 5 French candidates

How Russian workers paved the way to a better world

What Trotskyists defend today in the Soviet Union, by Joseph Hansen

Celebrate 29th anniversary at rally of SWP in New York

[Editorials]

“What a nuisance ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Profits of Dutch bosses continued during war

Workers’ Bookshelf

Now they plan to price the shoes off our feet

Can your family budget stand new tax boosts?

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

The biggest campaign in history of New York SWP, by George Clarke

The Militant Army

Cost of imperialist war (photo)

Youth Activities

Pioneer Notes

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Hit attempt to oust Detroit SWP

As diplomats’ wives see the world, by Ruth Benson

Ballot ban protested in Buffalo

Cotton slump is latest sign of coming crisis, by Art Preis

Violence against pickets (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

Slash milk price, is demand of housewives committee in Seattle

Democrat admits plotting against minority parties

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

Enthusiastic rally winds up New Jersey election campaign, by Ruth Franklin

The danger of loose talk, by George Breitman

5,000 picket fascist Smith at San Francisco meeting, by Russell Morgan

Plan CIO drive in Los Angeles


Volume X No. 46, 16 November 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Middle class vote shifts to GOP, by George Breitman

CIO convention is faced with crucial issues

Documents show Red Army heads were innocent

United mass action can defeat new Congress threat to labor

Youngstown Stalinists attack distributors of SWP leaflets

CP leaders expel 11 more

CIO-PAC leaders draw false lesson from defeat, but pressure for Labor Party is bound to grow, by Art Preis

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

UAW meets with Chrysler (photo)

Conscientious objectors demand end of Wall Street persecution, by Evelyn Atwood

New York school schedules four Marxist classes

29th anniversary of Russian Revolution, by James P. Cannon

[Editorials]

“Don’t be silly ...” (cartoon), by Gray

U.S. foreign policy remains unchanged, by William F. Warde

Workers’ Bookshelf

Marc Dauber 1922–1944 (obituary)

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

Fontana arson-murder is theme of new play, by Lois Saunders

The Militant Army

Why aid is needed for workers abroad (photo)

Youth Activities

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

There are no pure races, by Grace Carlson

Wage fight, Red baiting among key CIO issues

Stock market drops despite GOP victory

Chicago vets seize homes (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by William Bohannon

PAC fails to rally vote for Boss Hague

Californians demonstrated no confidence in Democrats, by J. Blake

A conspiracy against the youth, by Ruth Benson

Open shop laws hit labor in 3 more states

Army concedes new trial for Lemas Woods

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce


Volume X No. 47, 23 November 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist Party polls biggest vote in France, by John G. Wright

Truman agrees to serve as GOP junior partner, by William F. Warde

Wall Street’s decoy (cartoon), by Gray

Prices hit new high following Truman order

Higher rent ceilings scheduled, Truman indicates in statement

Millions of unionists issue wage demands

87 per cent oppose war against USSR

Sen. Morse, GOP “liberal” minimizes anti-labor threat

Philippine regime launches fierce strikebreaking drive

GM auto worker at Southgate tells how union won hiring of Negroes, by An Auto Worker

Bosses withhold goods, but want labor speedup, by Art Preis

These charts tell the whole story on wages and prices (graphics)

Jailed conscientious objectors suffer fascist-like brutalities, by Evelyn Atwood

Transit strike threat in N.Y. wins concession

Victims of Gestapo torture need your help

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Terror in Jerusalem (2 photos)

Fascists score important gains in six Italian cities

Spain under Franco – an eyewitness report, by a Spanish Trotskyist

Lenin’s teachings on disarmament, by Joseph Hansen

[Editorials]

“Election returns never bother ME ...” (cartoon), by Gray

NAM gives picture of U.S. in next war

Workers’ Bookshelf

Bilbo combines graft with race-hatred

Buried report told U.S.-Nazi business ties

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

Milwaukee PAC candidate is target of Red-baiters, by Jack O’Connell

The Militant Army

Picket line stops scabs (photo)

New York bazaar to aid ACEWR

Pioneer Notes

Youth Activities

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Free press threatened by paper monopolists

Walker polls sizable vote in Ohio

New fascist gangsters (photo)

Labor candidate polls good vote in Cleveland

The Negro Struggle, by William D. Bohannon

Voters in Washington boot out Democrats

The Mental Scrap-Heap, by Grace Carlson

San Francisco SWP outlines correct way to fight fascism

Should Truman Pack His Bags? by Joseph Hansen

Bay Area SWP describes gains in election campaign, by Toni Price


Volume X No. 48, 30 November 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

400,000 striking miners defend rights of all American workers

Growing strength of American Trotskyism shown at SWP’s 12th national convention, by Joseph Hansen

Answering the injunction (cartoon), by Gray

CIO oil workers win sliding scale wage clause

CSU leaders arrested in studio strike, by Harry Thompson

CIO delegates open wage drive; reject Red-baiting witch hunt, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Final Minnesota returns – 11,421 votes for Carlson, by V.R. Dunne

Highest minority vote in N.J. goes to Trotskyist candidate

Capitalist press silent on dangers of mining

1894 injunction against Debs used as precedent by Truman

198-day Allentown strike ended by Mack Local 677, by John Fitch

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Rising unrest of German workers shows gravity of economic crisisr

60,000 votes polled for Trotskyists in France

Trotskyists in Belgium list 19 candidates

Interim government in India cannot solve basic problems

Egyptian police seize revolutionist

Social Democrats discuss reviving 2nd International

Striking seamen in Trinidad defy police raids, arrests

How Trotsky viewed disarmament, by Joseph Hansen

British troops demand faster demobilization

[Editorials]

“I’ve been thinking ...” (cartoon), by Gray

British Labor Party faces crisis at home

Workers’ Bookshelf

Billions for battleships or homes for workers?

Our Program

Banks curtail credit as loans hit peak

Strength of American Trotskyism shown at SWP’s 12th convention

The Militant Army

Workers’ Forum

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 per cent boost in rent is threatened

N.J. CIO asks sliding scale of benefits

CIO convention in session (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

4 Maritime leaders expelled by Stalinists

Women who build for the future, by Ruth Benson

Flint SWP branch mourns George Hunter, by S. Dollinger

Christmas bazaars planned by ACEWR for European relief

On the Railroads, by Henry Adams

Flint UAW Local 659 publishes articles opposing red-baiting


Volume X No. 49, 7 December 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

An Editorial

Attack on miners spurs drive against all labor, by Art Preis

CIO packing union set for strike action

“Liberal” bloc in Senate asks attack on labor

“Obey or starve” is Washington’s policy on food relief for 1947

Call for “greatest” demonstration

Ford Local 406 back miners

Public hearing held in move to evict Detroit SWP local, by Kay O’Brien

No compensation for steelworkers laid off in Ohio, by Harry Braverman

Detroit auto workers back fighting miners, by E. Kennedy

St. Louis machinist demand monthly living-cost raises

Two weaknesses in the CIO wage policy

CIO anti-Red statement supported by Stalinists

Court battles labor (photo)

Any old stick to beat miners

Powerful united labor pickets back Allis-Chalmers strikers

16 on trial for protesting police role in Phila. strike

The situation in Poland, resolution adopted by the International Executive Committee of the Fourth International

Purges, police terror mount as Soviet crisis sharpens, by Larissa Reed

British atrocities in Palestine (photo)

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Trotskyists defend Marxist line in debate with Greek Stalinists

Belgian workers to protest price rise

British Trotskyist faces trial for distributions to POW’s

Soviet collectives holding back grain, by John G. Wright

[Editorials]

“But doctor, you can’t cure ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Agents of imperialism in the labor movement

Workers’ Bookshelf

Out in the cold

Federal Reserve Board shows trend to crisis

Our Program

Class struggle, not anti-labor legislation, plays decisive role, by Farrell Dobbs

The Militant Army

Workers’ Forum

“Which side are you on?” (song)

Tactics in fight to build independent Labor Party, by M. Stein

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Youth Activities

Before and After the Election, by Joseph Hansen

Teachers strike shuts all schools in St. Paul, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

Urge California CIO to support miners, fight anti-labor drive

Which side are you on? by Ruth Benson

Youngstown SWP fights delay on veterans’ homes

Vyshinsky branded by SWP as hangman of Bolsheviks

Veterans’ Problems, by Alvin Royce

ACEWR will fold festive carnival and bazaar in N.Y.


Volume X No. 50, 14 December 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mine strike shows urgent need for united action of all labor, by Art Preis

Oakland general strike halts cop scab-herding, by Robert Chester

An Editorial

SWP opens national drive for $20,000 party fund

Trade Union Notes

Bell local urges political answer

Oakland general strike wins victory (photo)

The democracy of Andrew Jackson

“The miners are right!”

Akron labor rallies support to mine union

13,000 pickets demonstrate in strike at Allis-Chalmers, by Bill Crane

SWP convention pays tribute to martyrs, by James P. Cannon

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

U.S. imperialists prop hated Franco regime, by Larissa Reed

Wall Street backs Chiang in unleashing civil war

International Notes

New Greek partisan movement fights police-terror regime

The coming crash

Dutch-Indonesia pact withholds independence

[Editorial]

“My husband says ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Banker fears strike aids world socialism

Workers’ Bookshelf

Fascist “tool owners” camouflage as “union”

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

SWP swings into action for fund of $20,000, by William F. Warde

The Militant Army

St. Paul teachers strike shuts schools for 13th day, by Grace Carlson

Youth Activities

Akron high school students organize socialist youth club, by Milton Genecin

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

More Innocent Victims, by Grace Carlson

Probe whitewashes lynch-inciter Bilbo, by Ruth Benson

Briggs local class debates sliding scale

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

Miners tell Militant labor needs own party, by Harry Braverman

National Guard Jim Crow too

Military Expert Goes “Intelligent”! by Joseph Hansen

Bristol City Hall orders poor to pay back relief

14 electrical workers free in Philadelphia strike trial, by Max Geldman

Calls for Labor Party and wage escalator clause

Notes of a Seaman, by C. Thomas


Volume X No. 51, 21 December 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Flint workers move to set up a Labor Party, by Jack Rockwell

CIO exposes profiteers as wage campaign opens

UN resolution on disarming solves nothing

How to meet the new Congress (cartoon), by Gray

Rochester CIO seeks united labor action

New Congress prepares to rush through laws to cripple labor

Red-baiters dominate Mass. CIO convention, by S. Crabbe

Fourth International begins drive for 1,000 subscriptions

An Editorial

New opposition in Stalinist Party

Trade Union Notes

Why labor cannot expect justice from the courts, by Joseph Hansen

More violence against pickets (photo)

Red-baiting resolution passed by Jersey CIO

Los Angeles hires big hall to try pickets, by Al Lynn

War’s still on – against labor!

St. Louis strikers victimized ay AFL Teamsters Czar Tobin

Wages, Prices and Profits, by Warren Creel

Workers’ action to overthrow Franco is opposed by all U.N. spokesmen, by George Breitman

Secret armament pact with Britain exposed

Against Chiang Kai-shek (photo)

U.S. still holds 96,000 troops in Philippines

Occupied Germany – a fools’ paradise, by K. Manfred

International Notes

French police assault rally of colonial workers in Paris

Correction on Polish resolution

[Editorials]

“With all the malnutrition that’s going around ...” (cartoon), by Gray

NAM wolves put on some sheep’s clothing

Workers’ Bookshelf

Daily Worker tries to cover up its tracks

New Leader applauds company-minded letter

Our Program

Workers’ Forum

SWP branches report generous response in first week of $20,000 fund drive, by William F. Warde

The Militant Army

Robert Zeich (obituary)

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Pioneer Notes

Three chapters of ACEWR raise $1,700 for relief

Youth Activities

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

New York tenement collapses, 37 perish, by Evelyn Atwood

Griffin leads in Youngstown Steel election

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

1-door shack burns, family homeless again, by Winifred Nelson

The common cold, by Grace Carlson

2,000 Los Angeles homeless ousted from shabby hovels, by Al Lynn

Chicken-coop home burns, baby dies, by Julie Miller

Assail official silence on 1943 murder of Carlo Tresca

Notes of a Seaman, by C. Thomas

Hear Warren Creel on teachers’ strike


Volume X No. 52, 28 December 1946, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman wrecks housing program, by Ruth Benson

CIO “Big Three” adopt demands for wage rises

Supports crows [sic] for labor party in Flint area

Wall Street speeds drive for anti-labor legislation

Italian Trotskyist wins election to City Council

UAW-CIO board appeals to AFL for joint action

Halt rent rises! statement of the Socialist Workers Party Political Committee

Labor Party, Red-baiting debated at convention of California CIO, by J. Blake

Expulsions fail to end CP crisis

Latest statistics reveal housing shortage worse, by Evelyn Atwood

Bilbo call bribes he got “an old Southern custom,” by Joseph Hansen

Students support teachers (photo)

Vets and unions act on housing in Youngstown, by Mark Farrell

Ku Klux Klan death threats follow burning of vet’s home

Fight Jim Crow at Seattle skating rink

Studio pickets in mass trials, by Al Lynn

Action needed to defend labor’s living standards, by M. Stein

Not much peace or good will displayed by world capitalism

Trotskyists in Greece hold 3rd debate with CP

A year of colonial struggle (photo)

Puerto Ricans protest U.S. gag on Spanish

Report on Trotskyists in Bolivia

Spanish strikers show readiness to resist France

International Notes

Thousands of Germans thrown out of homes by U.S. Army

[Editorials]

“Dear, don’t you think ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Deportation threatens 219 Indonesian seamen

Workers’ Bookshelf

Potatoes to be dumped while people starve, by Barbara Bruce

Our Program

Coal bin is “home” to family of ten

Workers’ Forum

Socialist Workers Party Branches report activities in $20,000 emergency drive, by William F. Warde

The Militant Army

Local activities of the Socialist Workers Party

Pioneer Notes

Constant child care problems are told by a working mother, by Mille Fredereci

Youth Activities

Story of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

1946 – year of greatest American class battles, by George Breitman

The Negro Struggle, by William E. Bohannon

St. Paul teacher’s strike solid in fourth week

Wallace – a dangerous operator, by Joseph Hansen

Akron transit union fights injunction move

Notes of a Seaman, by C. Thomas


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