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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 take 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

[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

Nation-wide 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, 10 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:
Farrell Dobbs

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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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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MANAGING EDITOR:
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