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Vol. XVI No. 1, 7 January 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

An Editorial

George Clark on National Speaking Tour

Big Business Sees War or Crash Only Choice, by Art Preis

“Beg Pardon Sir – Seen Any Reds Around Advocating Force and Violence?” (cartoon), by Gray

Reaction Challenged by Socialist Workers Party, by George Lavan

SWP Opens 1952 Campaign

Ohio SWP Parley Maps 1952 Election Campaign

Challenges “Loyalty” Oath (photo)

More Speed Needed to Fulfill Fund by Jan. 15, by Reba Aubrey

Cleveland Chapter Of Negro Labor Council Founded, by Jean Simon

Stalinists Go All Out for “Big Five” Parley, by John G. Wright

The Militant Army

Egypt’s Fight for National Independence, by Charles Hanley

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Does It Help Stalin? – The False Yardstick Used by Walter White, by Albert Parker

Communist Party at Lowest Ebb in Great Britain, by Our London Correspondent

Sam Adams and the American Revolution – 9

ECA Balance Sheet, by Tom Conlan

Dr. DuBois Thanks for Help Given His Fight

Minnesota Groups Protest Firing of Negro Teacher

Steel Wage Negotiations and U.S. Foreign Policy, by Harry Frankel

The Wage-Price Fable, by Thomas Raymond

A Letter from Mexico, from J. Santiago

Notes from the News

Road to Peace Pamphlet Sales Continue Steady

Clarke Tour Schedule


Vol. XVI No. 2, 14 January 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

An Editorial

Big Money Backs Gen. Eisenhower

Steel Convention Flays Companies; Postpones Strike, by Harry Frankel

Victims of Another Undeclared War (cartoon), by Gray

Court Upholds $750,000 Taft-Hartley Act Penalty

Breitman to Run for U.S. Senator from New Jersey

Dobbs Asks 25 Groups to Combat Lynch-Violence

Steel Convention Highlights

Behind the Steel Crisis, by M. Stein

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Tresca Memorial

[Editorials]

Bevan and the Laborite Left Wing, by Our London Correspondent

Fund Quotas Reached by 4 More Branches, by Reba Aubrey

Another TV Victim for the ‘Red Channels’ Mob, by Fred Hart

Sam Adams and the American Revolution – 10

The Negro Struggle

George Clarke Starts on Nat’l Speaking Tour

Seattle SWP Candidate to Fight Judge’s Ruling on ‘Loyalty’ Oath

Graves for Mine Victims (photo)

C.E. Wilson and Mr. Dooley, by Jerry Warren

L.A. Housing Project Halted by Rent Hogs, by Louise Manning

James Kutcher to Speak on Purge at Boston Forums

Anti-U.S. Feeling Abroad Described by Pacifist, by George Lavan

Notes from the New


Vol. XVI No. 3, 21 January 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Big Brass Plan U.S. Forces for Indo-China War, by Art Preis

Defense Guards Are Formed as Bombing Outrages Continue

Operation White House (cartoon), by Gray

Buffalo Cops Try to Disrupt George Clarke Meeting, by L. Jones

Truman Speech Shows Steel Case Prejudged, by Jerry Warren

Prudential Union Chief Tells Story of Strike, by George Lavan

Legless Veteran Tells Story of Purge to Mass. Forums

299 More

State of Union – ‘Full Steam’ to War, by David R. Morton

An Ex-Attorney General on the Witch-Hunt (book review), by George Breitman

Fund Reaches 90% and Is Extended Two Weeks, by Reba Aubrey

The Cause of Lynch-Terror, by Albert Parker

Wm. Z. Foster: Past and Present, by John F. Petrone

Clarke Tour Schedule

[Editorials]

V.I. Lenin’s True Political Doctrine, by John G. Wright

Sam Adams and the American Revolution – 11

The Negro Struggle

Seattle Free Speech Fight Gains Support, by Daniel Roberts

1,000 Minnesota Students Condemn Wiggins Firing

Canvasser Finds It Easy to Get Dobbs’ Petitions, by Margaret Stewart

Comic Strip Culture

Insurance Company forced to Halt Jim-Crow Evictions

Notes from the News

N.J. Unions Back Insurance Strike


Vol. XVI No. 4, 28 January 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Can’t Hold It Down (cartoon), by Gray

Negroes Defy Ku Klux Klan at NAACP Parley, by George Lavan

An Editorial

Big Brass Is Reluctant to Make Korean Truce, by Joseph Keller

Clarke Predicts Workers’ Victory in Coming International Showdown

Justice Douglas Hits Witch-Hunt, Asia Policy, by Jerry Warren

N.Y. Dockmen Rooked by State Labor Board, by Frank Faber

Steel Locals Resist Provocations, by Cy Thomas

Truman’s New War Budget, by John G. Wright

Party Fund Campaign Reaches 93% of Quota, by Reba Aubrey

The Militant Army

Tunisian Masses Rise Against French Rulers

W. Walden, Old-Time IWW Militant, Does at Age of 62, by An Old Timer

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Clarke Tour Schedule

[Editorials]

Italian Workers in Critical Plight, by Charles Hanley

Spellman’s Tour of the War Bases, by Art Preis

Sam Adams and the American Revolution – 12

The Negro Struggle

Seattle Machinists Support SWP in Challenge of ‘Oath’

Briggs Votes Mass Action for Jobless, by Everett Kennedy

A Great Socialist Fighter, by Tom Conlon

Swedish Trotskyists Lash Anti-Labor Policy of Stockholm ‘Socialist’ Gov’t

Lessons of Flint Chevrolet Elections, by Emmett Moore

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 5, 4 February 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

U.S. Concentration Camps Denounced by AFL Leader

Joint Action Advocated in Moore Case, by William Yancey

U.S. Backs new Assault Against Colonial Peoples, by Art Preis

It’s Better Without Butter! by Gray (cartoon)

No Neutrals in World Showdown, Says Geo. Clarke, by L. McMasters

Anti-Negro Terrorist Bombings Spread North

Myra Weiss Chosen as Los Angeles Candidate

More Unions Aid Kutcher’s Fight for Civil Rights

Egyptians Rise Against British Tyranny, by George Lavan

General Strike in Tunisia Against French Enslavers, by Charles Hanley

Slicing the War Dollar (photo)

Only One Week Left to Complete SWP Fund, by Reba Aubrey

War Budget Hits Labor with Record Tax Gouge, by John G. Wright

The Militant Army

Letters from Readers

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Current Lessons of Negro History, by Albert Parker

Truman Is Solely Responsible for Concentration Camps, Stone Shows

Sam Adams and the American Revolution: 13

The Miami Bombings, by Jerry Warren

Pickets Win Jim Crow Fight (photo)

Briggs Workers ton Take Strike Vote on Speedup, by Everett Kennedy

Court Decision Snarls ‘Loyalty Oath’ Fight

Mass Action Is Needed for Detroit Job Crisis

SWP Branches Report Progress on Road to Peace Sales Campaign

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 6, 11 February 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Cannon Stresses Role of SWP in 1952 Election, by James P. Cannon

Move to ‘Junk’ Price Control as Cost-of-Living Hits Peak

District 65 to “Explore” Return to CIO

Why U.S. Marines Are Poised for Invasion of Egypt

Korea `Police Action’ Outlasts U.S. Fighting in First World War, by Art Preis

Clarke in Radio Debate with Minnesota Senator

Primaries are ‘Eyewash,’ Admits Truman, by George Breitman

Senate Committee Rules Out Ban on Filibustering

SWP Fund Sets Stage for 1952 Election Drive, by Reba Aubrey

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Runaway Textile Mills Peril Union, by Thomas Raymond

British Troops in Egypt (photo)

Sam Adams and the American Revolution: 14

The Negro Struggle

Witch Hunters Plan Smear of UAW Local

Moore Protest Rally Gets Wide L.A, Backing, by Louise Manning

Negroes in South Refuse to Bow to Terrorism

Leon Sedov

Clarke Exposes U.S. War Drive in Minn. Meetings

SWP Hits Racist Charity in Akron

Milton Richardson (obituary)

Notes from the News

Clarke Tour Schedule


Vol. XVI No. 7, 18 February 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

U.S. Fears China Policy Discussion in Truce Talks, by Art Preis

Negroes Bombed, Jailed for Fighting Jim Crow

FBI Frameup Methods exposed in Hawaii

SWP Election Campaign Underway in 3 States

Steel Baron Oppose ALL Union Demands, by Cy Thomas

Election Plans Mapped by SWP Convention in N.Y., by L. Scott

Anti-Imperialists Demonstrate in Tunisia (photos)

Letter from India on Nehru’s Policy

The Progressive Party – Strangest ’52 Spectacle

Mutual Aid Holds 32d Annual Affair

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Point 4 Aim: Colonial Exploitation, by John G. Wright

Sternberg’s Study of Capitalist Decline, by Thomas Raymond (book review)

Mexican-Americans Hit by Police Brutality in L.A., by Fred Austin

Sam Adams and the American Revolution: 15

The Negro Struggle

Steel Barons Sit In (photo)

SWP Sue Gov. Stevenson over New Election Law

Akron SWP Denounces Big Realty Interests, by L. Cooper

Miracle in Milan, by Joan Farr (film review)

Ford Local 600 Resists Congress’ Witch Hunters

Briggs Local 212 Gains Victory in Speedup Fight

Regional Parley of Negro Council in San Francisco, by Walter Cremer

Roberts Blasts “Loyalty” Oath on Radio Interview in Seattle

Buffalo News Redbaits Union Editor

Clarke Tour Schedule


Vol. XVI No. 8, 25 February 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Senators Dodge Delegates to Civil Rights Meeting, by George Lavan

Calif. Stages Own Version of ‘Foley Sq.’, by E. Smith

Bosses Threaten ‘Get Tough’ Policy on Unions

SWP Petition Off to Good Start in Penn.

Textile Union to Take Strike Action, March 15

Wall St. Jittery at ‘Peace’ Rumor

Wm.E. Bohannon on N.J. Slate as House Candidate

Korea Discloses New “Pattern” of Warfare

Irvin Rejected Deal, Doomed to Die

How Ceylon Trotskyists Campaign

The American Way of Life

Mountain Spring Camp Building Burns Down

State Dept.’s Asia Policy Seeks to Destroy Chinese Revolution, by Joseph Keller

The Militant Army

Moore Case, Steel Fight Featured in Latest Fourth International

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

George Washington’s Political Role in 1st American Revolution, by John F. Petrone (book review)

U.S. Scientist Exposes FBI Campus Snooping, from Science Doctor

CIO Leaders Say No to Work Stoppage, by Albert Parker

Akron Girls Home Drops Jim Crow, by L. Cooper

Sam Adams and the American Revolution: 16

The Negro Struggle

Students in Seattle Hear George Clarke, by Clara Kaye

Carried Dying Baby 9 Miles (photo)

Aitp, Rubber Workers in Detroit Area, by Everett Kennedy

Illinois Paper Blasts Law Being Challenged in the Courts by SWP

Cry the Beloved Country, by Milton Matthews (film review)

Johnstone Fired by Reuther to Pacify GM Ranks

Call Off Housing Authority Strike; ‘Mediation’ Promised, by Daniel Mason

Notes from the News

SWP Detroit Meeting Holds Rousing Celebration of Negro History Week, by Jean Simons

Clarke Tour Schedule


Vol. XVI No. 9, 3 March 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Asian and Latin American People Spurn U.S. ‘Aid’

Son Died in Needless War, Says Mother, Rejecting Medal, by Art Preis

An Editorial

San Francisco Carmen Strike Ends in Victory, by D. Rossa

Detroit Negroes, Unions Condemn Witch Hunters, by Everett Kennedy

Cost-of-Living Still on the Rise

Civil Liberties Union Backs SWP Suit in Ill.

Pa. Petition Drives Past Half-Way Mark

Colonial Peoples Not Fooled by Negro Diplomat Appointments, by Albert Parker

Victim of Undeclared War (photo)

The American Way of Life

Police Interference Fails to Stop Penn. Petition Gatherers, by June Carey

Letters from Readers

The Militant Army

Ford Workers Told Legal Rights If Quizzed by FBI, from Ford Facts

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

What Eisenhower Thinks, by John F. Petrone (book review)

FBI Arrest Ten Kluxers – for Molesting Whites

Egypt and the British Left, from Socialist Outlook

Hypocrisy Masks U.S. Anti-Peron Campaign, by J. Gomez

Sam Adams and the American Revolution, by Harry Frankel

Viva Zapata! (film review), by Jerry Warren

Husband Killed in Mine Blast (photo)

Joint L.A. Rally Protests Anti-Negro Lynch-Terror

Sitdown Anniversary Meeting Held in Flint, by Fred Parry

UAW Local Urges Detroit Stoppage in Jobless Fight

The U.S. Votes No, by Fred Hart

News from Nowhere

S.F. Community Excludes Chinese, by R. Gale

George Clarke Discusses International Showdown at Meetings on the West Coast


Vol. XVI No. 10, 10 March 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Popular Protest Forces Congress to Kill UMT Bill, by Harry Frankel

Witchhunt Aimed at Unions, Detroit Smear-Hearings Show

New York Parley Will Map Aid for Smith Act Victims

SWP Ticket Filed in New Jersey; Pa. Petitions Top Legal Minimum

How Good Detroit Teacher Became as “Important as a Gun Moll”

Grand Jury Releases Four Involved in Cairo Bomb Case, by Albert Parker

Sleepless 3 Days, GI Naps – Gets 10 Years, by George Lavan

Michigan House Passes Fascist Bill Unanimously

Acheson Pushes New German Army (photo)

The American Way of Life

War Prisoners and Truce Talks – Imperialist Hypocrisy in Action, by Joseph Keller

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

The Militant Army

[Editorial]

Capitalist Choice: Crash or War, by John G. Wright

Mass Resistance Meets NATO Rearmament Plans, by Fred Hart

French Police Battle Auto Workers (photo)

Hunger Is Man-Made Plague, by Grace Carlson (book review)

Are You Ready to Fight and Die for United Fruit Company Profits? by George Breitman

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Second Negro Labor Group Established

San Francisco Strike Won (photo)

Campus Groups Back SWP Fight on Illinois Law

U.S. Rushing Toward War, Says Dunne

College Fires Worker in Union-Busting Move, by Fred Arens

People Do Change, by Ruth Johnson

Women and Industry, by Louise Manning

Notes from the News

Clarke Assails Witch Hunt at Meetings in Cleveland


Vol. XVI No. 11, 17 March 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Reuther Joins Witch Hunt Attack on Ford Local

Dobbs, Clarke Back Meeting on Civil Rights

General’s Ysecret Diary Reveals U.S. War Plans, by Joseph Keller

“You Stomach Communists!” (cartoon), by Gray

SWP Presidential Ticket Is Filed in Pennsylvania

ADA Affiliate Opposes Illinois Election Law, by Marjorie Ball

Supreme Court Assists Drive to Police State, by Albert Parker

Truman’s Brass Hats Break Another Rail Strike, by Jerry Warren

Medina and the $100 Billion Trial, by Art Preis

The American Way of Life

I.F. Stone Calls for Fight on Smith Act

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

How to Fight the Smith Act, by John F. Petrone

Threaten French People (photo)

Buffalo IUE Local Expels 9 Scabs; 203 Others Fined

Poor Getting Richer – Fact of Fancy? by Harry Frankel

A Good Novel About the Abolitionist Movement, by George Lavan (book review)

Labour Groups Protest Franco’s Execution of 9 Anti-Fascists

Missouri Phone Workers Strike, by Lee Ryan

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Detroit Witch-Hunt Hearings Create a Lynch Atmosphere

Negro Family Fights to Keep Its New Home, by Lillian Russell

Surplus Ship Steal (photo)

Reuther’s ‘Middle-Way’ Screens War Support, by Louise Manning

A Breath of Fresh Air, by Jean Simons

Witch Hunters Plan to Evict “Reds” in Detroit

Philip Frankfeld, Smith Act Victim Expelled by C.P.

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 12, 24 March 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Reuther Imposes Dictatorship in Ford Local 600

More Negro Homes Are Bombed: Defense Guards Are Urged

WSB Tries to Stall Off Steel Strike, by Thomas Raymond

The Knife in the Back (cartoon), by Gray

U.S. Bankers Support Military Coup in Cuba

Conference Pledges Aid to Victims of Smith Act

Chicago Citizens Committee Set Up As Fight Spreads Against Law 1030

An Editorial

New Leader Smears Critics of Witch Hunt, by George Breitman

Bow to Truman’s Injunction (photo)

The American Way of Life

Rearmament Policy Widens Rift in British Labor Party Leadership

The Frankfeld Case: A Typical Hatchet Job

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Jobless Increase on World Scale, by John G. Wright

No Way Out but War for U.S. Capitalism

Hob Nobs with Greek Monarch (photo)

A Revolutionary Army in 1776, by Harry Frankel (book review)

Green Ready to Make Trade for Pay Freeze

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Dunne Urges Students to Fight Reaction

Parents of Pfc. Warren McConnell (photo)

House Committee Smears More Detroit Militants

U.S. Needs Socialism, says George Clarke in Debate over Radio

C.P. Finds ‘Peace’ Candidate, by Daniel Roberts

Colonial Revolts Hailed in Speech by Grace Carlson

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 13, 31 March 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Washington’s Rejection of Moscow’s Offer, by Joseph Keller

SWP Assured of Ballot Place in Two States

Attack on Wage Award Angers Steel Workers, by Harry Frankel

THEY Like Ike (cartoon), by Gray

Ford Local Heads Urge Fight on Dictatorship

SWP Motion Is Upheld in Election Law Case

Reuther Praised by Labor Haters for Joining Witch Hunt Purge

Defense Guards in 2 Calif. Cities

General Wants Foreign Legion to Fight U.S. Colonial Wars, by Art Preis

Negro, Mexican Homes Bombed (photo)

The American Way of Life

Social Democrats Do Hatchet-Job on Douglas, by George Breitman

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

The Road to Revolution in Ceylon, by John G. Wright

Labor Left Wing Organizes to Oust the Tories

Principals in Steels Fight (photos)

Anti-Negro Slanders Revived in New Book, by George Laval (book review)

Africa Is No Exception, by Albert Parker

Reutherites at Briggs Redbaited

Dictator Returns (photo)

Flint Invitation to Witch Hunters Stirs Protests, by Emmett Moore

Judge Raps Voting Law I Ohio but Upholds It, by Jean Simons

Police Brutality in L.A., by Ernest Rief

Ohio Conference Urges Defense of Civil Liberties, by Bob Kingsley

CIO United Rubber Workers Defy Injunction; Support Office Strike, by L. Cooper

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 14, 7 April 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Steel Strike Set; Truman Hints at Seizure of Mills

Truman’s Withdrawal Puts Union, Negro Chiefs on Spot, by George Breitman

What Big Business Seeks in Korean War

Their Bid to German Militarism (cartoon), by Gray

Illinois Election Law 1030 Protest Movement Grows

Akron Workers Fight Injunction Jailing of Rubber Union Leaders

Civil Disobedience Against Jim Crow Laws in South Africa, by Albert Shaw

Washington Afraid of Election in Germany, by Art Preis

Dixiecrat Power Grows Inside Democratic Party, by John F. Petrone

WSB Fails to Settle Fight (photo)

The American Way of Life

Anti-Union Witch Hunt Pushed by Humphrey Group with CIO Backing, by Thomas Raymond

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Arabs, Asians Aroused over Tunis, by John G. Wright

French People Bled White by Indo-China War, by Charles Hanley

McArthur Sidekick Promotes Witch Hunt, by Fred Arens (book review)

The Negro Struggle, by Fred Hart

Roybal Faces Los Angeles Political Test, by Louise Manning

Clarke Depicts Doom of Capitalism in Debate at Packed NYU Meeting

Brass Hat Wants More (photo)

The Big Steal, by Tom Conlan

Witch Hunt Hysteria Takes Detroit Toll

Notes from the News

Reuther Purge Board Removes Six More Ford Local Officers

“Back to Bill of Rights” Theme of Minneapolis Rally


Vol. XVI No. 15, 14 April 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Steel “Seizure” Halts Strike; Pay Hike Still Held Up, by Thomas Raymond

SWP Election Petitions Filed in Michigan

Wrong to Go into Korea, Says Latest Poll Majority, by Joseph Keller

“The Car You Need to Get to Where You Want to Go!” (cartoon), by Gray

S. Africa Rallies Hear Plans for Civil Disobedience

AFL, CIO Leaders Silent on Crisis in Democratic Party, by George Breitman

Eisenhower Program: Militarism, Speedup, Ban on Militant Unions, by John F. Petrone

Appeal Court Sets Kutcher Case Appeal

Corruption, Scnadals Flood White House, by Art Preis

Labor Swamps Tories in British Elections

At $100 a Plate Dinner (photo)

The American Way of Life

Eisenhower Will Try Cover-up on Jim Crow

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Ceylon Elections and United Front, by John G. Wright

Korea War Started Blitz on Real Wages, by Harry Frankel

Imperialist Pact Ratified (photo)

Malaya’s Fight for Independence, by Charles Hanley

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

UAW Issues New Order on Strike Funds, by Bob Kingsley

Secret Meeting on Steel (photo)

Akron Strikers Win Right to NLRB Election, by L. Cooper

Witch Hunt Ruling of NLRB Hit by L.A. Unions, by Louise Cooper

Progressive Party Dispute, by Fred Hart

Michigan Governor to Sign New Witch Hunt Measure

Notes from the News

Miseducation at UAW Parley, by Jean Simon


Vol. XVI No. 16, 21 April 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Station STEAL (cartoon), by Gray

Ridgway Fears “Bring Boys Home” Movement

Legless Veteran’s Case Heard by Appeal Court, by Joseph Andrews

Steel Talks Off Again; Hint Government Pact, by Thomas Raymond

Big British Union Backs Bevan Line on Rearmament

Kremlin Panics U.S. Diplomats with German Bid

Unions Support Fight on Illinois Law 1030, by Marjorie Hall

FEPC Issue Haunts Capitalist Politicians, by Albert Parker

Why American Labor Should Fight Against Reuman ‘Seizures’, by George Breitman

Phone Workers Picket (photo)

The American Way of Life

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Justice Douglas’s Call for “Peasant Revolutions”, by Art Preis

Elmer Rice’s Civil Liberties Plea Flatly Rejected by Hook & Co., by James F. Petrone

Source Material on Chinese Revolution, by Rodney Bell (book review)

U.S. Blocks Discussion of Tunisia Issue at UN, by John G. Wright

The Negro Struggle, by Jen Blake

Murder of Negro Seaman Goes to Trial

Reuther Rejects Ford Election; Stellato Group Issues New Paper

V.R. Dunne Gives Lecture on Rise of Labor in U.S.

Scabs Beaten Back (photo)

Notes from the News

White discusses Political Action at Toledo Rally

What Workers Thought About Steel “Seizure”, by Jack Wilson

Soviet Offer Shakes Trade-Hungry West, by Harry Frankel


Vol. XVI No. 17, 28 April 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Socialist Workers Party Contests New Police-State Law in Michigan

“In Our Hands There Lies the Power” (cartoon), by Gray

“Halt US War Drive!” Appeal World’s Workers on May Day

Steel Prices Boosted, Pay Increase Stalled

Eloise Booth (obituary)

How the Truck Act Was Passed

The American Way of Life

’Form of Police State Is Replacing Democratic Process,’ Says Lerner

Michigan Law Strikes at Labor, Free Elections and Bill of Rights

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Anti-Imperialist Revolution Topples Regime in Bolivia, by George Clarke

Pays Respect to Fascist (photo)

German Unions Rebel Against Leaders Stand on Rearmament, by W. Baschke

Million Japanese Workers Strike Against Proposed Witch Hunt Law

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Illinois SWP Leads Campaign in Defense of Free Elections

Demand 40-Hour Week (photo)

‘Mutiny’ and Morale, by Thomas Raymond

Demonstrations Protest Brutal Prison Conditions, by George Breitman

An Editorial

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 18, 5 May 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

SWP to File Suit Against Michigan Police-State Law

Angry Steel Workers Strike Against Runaround on Wages, by Harry Frankel

22 Unions Join Walkout to Fight Rich Oil Barons

“Liberal” Democrats Tout Banker Harriman

Hunt for Mich. Lawyer Discloses Deep Fears, by Farrell Dobbs

Stacked Jury Picked in Trial of 16 CP Leaders, by Thomas Raymond

Phoney Prisoner-of-War Issue Blocks Korea Truce, by Art Preis

A Tribute to Eloise Booth, by C. Thomas

Face Death (photo)

The American Way of Life

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Letters from Readers

Income Facts in 4th Internat’l

[Editorial]

Defend the Bolivian Revolution, by George Breitman

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

NYU Groups Unite in Fight on Smith Act

Michigan Prison ‘Riot’ (photo)

Support Grows in Chicago Fight Against Law 1030, by Marjorie Ball

Mich. Law Could Be Used on Democrats Too – CIO Leader

N.Y. Slum Project Will Not Provide Homes for Ousted

Powder Keg at Jackson, by Patricia Stall

Max Geldman Is Commended for Work in Philadelphia, by Clyde Turner

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 19, 12 May 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Bolivian Leader Defends Revolt in Interview, by Guillermo Lora, from La Verité

The Status of My Fight Against the ‘Loyalty’ Purge, by James Kutcher

Labor Party in ’52 Can Turn the Tide, by Joseph Hansen

Steel Union Convention Faces Gravest Crisis in Many Years, by Joseph Keller

Two Party Circus (cartoon), by Gray

Rieve Purges Baldanzi Opposition at Textile Workers Convention, by Jean Simon

Michigan Police-State Law Faces Federal Court Tests

Millions Demonstrate in Japan on May Day, by Art Preis

Workers Control Asked in Bolivia, by George Breitman

The American Way of Life

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Ceylon Govt. Tries to Fix Election, by John G. Wright

Book Views Mid-East as Next War ‘Prize’, by Tom Conlan

Oil Workers Turn Down WSB Back-to-Work Order

U.S. Army Truck Runs Down and Kills French Striker, by Charles Hanley

Death of a Little Boy, by Theodore Kovalesky

Prisoners Double-Crossed (photo)act

N.Y.U. Student Groups Defend Smith Act Victims

Robeson Barred from Hall That Gerald Smith Speaks In, by Lillian Russell

Sleight-of-Hand on FEPC, by Fred Hart

Clarke Speaks at Brown University

International Solidarity Hailed at SWP Branch May Day Rallies

Grace Carlson at U. of Minn. Rally

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 20, 19 May 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Michigan Officials ‘Gag’ Act Be Used at Once

Labor Leaders Sound Alarm Against “Union-Seizure” Bill

Court Upholds Undemocratic Illinois Law

“What Do You Care Where He’s Going? – Just Hang On!” (cartoon), by Gray

Angered Steel Delegates Roll Sleeves for Action, by George Lavan

POR Leader Defends Revolution in Bolivia, by Guillermo Lora, from La Verité

Negro Student Killed by Special Cop at NYU

Steel “Seizure” Debated in Supreme Court, by Harry Frankel

“I’m No Stoolie,” Student Tells FBI

The American Way of Life

Vicious Strikebreaking Bill Threatens Unions, by Thomas Raymond

Urges ‘Retaliation’ by Force (photo)

Casey Jones on the Extra Board, by A Railroad Engineer

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

In Defense of I.F. Stone and His Korean War Book, by Art Preis

Police Attack Tokyo May Day Marchers (photo)

German People Oppose Pentagon War Alliance

Mt. Spring Camp Offers Perfect Vacation; Season Opens May 29

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

WSB Sets Wage Ceiling in Oil Industry Ruling

Students at NYU Meet to Defend Smith Act Victims, by George Rock

Ceylon “Unpopularity” Poll, by Tom Conlan

Michigan Legislature Reform Sought by CIO

Bass Defeated in Goodrich Local 5 Officer Elections

Methodist Parley Hits Witch-Hunt but Church Yields to Pressure

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 21, 26 May 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Nat’l Committee of SWP Hits War, Witch-Hunt Trend

Presidential Candidate Dobbs Fights for Place on Ballot

Aimed at the Heart (cartoon), by Gray

Students at Yale Give High Rating to Farrell Dobbs

Prison Riot at Pusan Reveals Poor Screening

An Editorial

Steel Crisis and the New Anti-Labor Drive, by M. Stein

Consumer Goods Output Declines In Capitalist World

The American Way of Life

At Philadelphia Steel Convention (photo)

The Militant Army

“Subversive Inactivity” Hit by Detroit Clergyman

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Trucks Act Violates Constitution

[Editorials]

American Labor Faces War-Drive, excerpts from resolution of SWP National Committee

Return of Captive (photo)

“Liberal” Witch-Hunters Smear Book on Radio Thought Police, by Joseph Andrews

Bolivian Govt. Takes Steps to Nationalize Mines

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Harriman Seeks Labor Support in White House Bid

Honeymooners on Picket Line (photo)

Taft-Hartley Oath Probe Threatens Ohio, N.J. Unions

McGranery Wins Post After OK of Witch Hunt, by John F. Petrone

Unions Hit Thought Control, by Fred Hart

Chicago Sun-Times Backs Fight for Law 1030 Repeal

Los Angeles Censors Plan Textbooks Purge, by Ernest Rief

Notes from the News

L.A. Voters Urged to Support Housing


Vol. XVI No. 22, 2 June 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

U.S. Warmakers Dictate West German Treaty

Michigan CIO News Defends Right of SWP to State Ballot

“Never Throw Away a Good Program” (cartoon), by Gray

Open Letter Shows U.S., British PW’s Want Korea Peace

Spreading Witch Hunt Brings Wider Protests, by John F. Petrone

Court Hears Trucks Act Case; Will Rule in June

SWP Demands Spain Halt Terror

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

British Firms Forced Out of China as Epoch Ends, by Harry Frankel

The American Way of Life

Reuther Backs Murray (photo)

The Militant Army

Congress Amends Puerto Rico Bill of Human Rights

[Editorials]

Proof That the Witch Hunt Affects Every American, by George Breitman

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Trucks Attack Called ‘Unconstitutional’ by ‘Wage Earner’

Women Underpaid (graphic)

Gov’t. “Seizure” Didn’t Pay Off for Rail Workers, by Joseph Andrews

Florida Polling Place Bombed in New Wave of Anti-Negro Terror

“Our Mutual Destruction”, by Tom Conlan

Akron SWP Fights City Income Levy; Asks Tax on Rich

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 23, 9 June 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Steel Union Can Win on Picket Line, by Joseph Andrews

Trucks Law Aimed at Labor Says CIO Convention

It’s All Done with Mirrors (cartoon), by Gray

H-Bomb Equals All Bombs Dropped in World War II

Vote in Italy Shows Grave Fascist Trend

Red Cross Hints Force Used in PW Screening

Drive Against French CP Part of Pentagon War Plan

“Get Troops Out of Germany!”

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

Far More Rapid Growth Seen for Soviet than U.S., by Harry Frankel

The American Way of Life

Quick Change Artists (photo)

The Militant Army

The Man in the White Suit

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

No War Pact, Say Germany in Poll

[Editorials]

Militarism Tightens Grip on U.S.

Cops Club German Workers (photo)

Siqueiros Protests Too Much, by Joseph Hansen

U.S. State Department Finally Recognizes Bolivian Government

Ruling Ceylon Party Wins Rigged General Elections

Militant Cabaret in Minneapolis

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Simon

Appeal Ban on Paul Robeson at U. of Minn.

Korea War Takes Staggering Toll, Brass Hats Plan More Slaughter, by Fred Hart

Training for Atomic War (photo)

Socialist Party Convention Backs Truman War Plan

San Francisco Union Wins Strike Victory

The New Wonder Drugs, by Grace Carlson

Notes from the News

Leaders of District 65 Continue Anti-Stalinist Drive at Convention

Political Spending Hits All-Time High

Harry Ring to Speak at Newark Forum


Vol. XVI No. 24, 16 June 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Truman Demands Anti-Strike Power for Use in Steel, by Harry Frankel

SWP Wins Fight in Michigan to Restore Party on Ballot, by Farrell Dobbs

An Editorial

Genuine Potato (cartoon), by Gray

L. Beinin Heads Anti-War Slate of SWP in Illinois

Eisenhower Reveals Platform of Political-Military Reaction

CIO Anti-Trucks Stand Aired in Detroit News

Two Years of the Korea Slaughter, by Joseph Andrews

AFL Demands 11% Wage Boost

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

Revolutionists in Bolivia Set an Inspiring Example

The American Way of Life

Anti-Ridgeway Demonstration (photo)

The Militant Army

Religious Liberal Leaders Speak Against Stifling of Civil Rights

Eisenhower Rejects Compulsory FEPC Law, by Jean Blake

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Joyce Marlow to Speak in Newark on Women in Industry

Youth Health Problem

[Editorials]

The Massacre on Koje Island, by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

John Dewey, Civil Liberties Fighter, Dies

Picket Steel Mill (photo)

Mich. CIO Parley Hits Witch Hunt, Anti-Labor Drive

Frame-Up Tactic Tried by Seattle Stalinists

The Perfect Negotiator

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 25, 23 June 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Stop the Murder of Koje PW’s! Get Out of Korea! by Farrell Dobbs

12,000 Petitioners to Put Beinin on Chicago Ballot

Solid Steel Strike Faces Threat of Gov’t Action, by Joseph Andrews

Mich. CIO Papers Calls for Trucks Act Fight

Lewis Supports Steel Strike with Hard Cash

Truman’s Phony Civil Rights Claim Exposed, by Jean Blake

Senate Rushes to Ratify German War “Contract”, by Joseph Hansen

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

U.S. Future Mirrored in South African Witch Hunt, by Charles Hanley

The American Way of Life

Police Attack Tokyo Workers (photo)

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

What Shall Take the Place of Fear, by John Lawrence, from Socialist Outlook

Press Hides Steel Strike Issues, by Harry Frankel

Minneapolis Banquet Hails Militant Sub Champions

Truman Says Taxes Will Not Go Down

Revolution in Bolivia to Be Discussed at Los Angeles forum

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Guns Against PW’s (photo)

Smith Act Called Illegal by ACLU; Aims at Repeal, by James Walcott

Consumer Slump Shows War Basis of Economy, by Tom Conlan

One Tenth of Malaya, by Thomas Raymond

Conference Calls for Amnesty of Smith Act Victims

Notes from the News

Rent Hogs Spread Lies to Defeat L.A. Housing, by Louise Manning

Truman Autographs Atomic Submarine

Plan July Fourth Weekend Camp at Mountain Spring Camp


Vol. XVI No. 26, 30 June 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Trucks Act Fight Gathers Support in Michigan, by Farrell Dobbs

Yalu Power Plant Bombings Risk Danger of All-Out War, by Joseph Hansen

Steel Mills Deserted, Furnaces Cold as Showdown Approaches in Big Strike

Eisenhower, Taft Both Lie on Tax Cuts

Haywood Patterson Reported Dying

Japan Strike Wave Spreads in Defense of Civil Rights, by Special Correspondent

Can Business Prosper Without War? by Harry Frankel

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

Rent Gouge Victims Die in New York Fire Traps, by James Walcott

The American Way of Life

Iran Oil at Stake (photo)

Bolivian Revolution Goes On, Events Show

The Militant Army

Letters from Readers

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Surveys Show Negro Vote Divided, by Jean Blake

Washington Oath Law Held Unconstitutional

Shut Down Tight (photo)

“Defiance of Unjust Laws” Initiated in South Africa

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Living Cost Index Marks All-Time High

South Africans March (photo)

Tenants Rally in New York Hits Evictions, by Harry Ring

Militant Sales Blocked at Gary, by H. Michaels

Thurber on Blatherskites, by Fred Hart

Flint Union Elections Show Rising Discontent

Chicago Stockyard Workers Rally to Back Steel Strike

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 27, 7 July 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Campaign Opens for $17,500 Election Fund, by Morris Stein

Republicans and Democrats Gang Up Against the People, by Joseph Andrews

German War Pact Passed in U.S. Senate

A Lesson from American History (cartoon), by Gray

Firetrap Victim (photo)

Powerful Steel Strike Pinching U.S. Capitalists, by Harry Frankel

Dobbs Hits Trucks Law at Detroit SWP Rally

Stalinists and the Smith Act – A Lesson, by George Clarke

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

An Honest Book About the Spanish Revolution, by George Lavan

Fifth Week of Steel Strike (photo)

The American Way of Life

[Editorials]

What Has Happened to Freedom, by Joseph Andrews

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Taft-Hartley Perils Union Medical Care

The Cost of War (photo)

Lattimore Smears Based on “Tips” of Drunken Liar, by Fred Hart

Five-Star Lie Peddler, by Tom Conlan

How We Won Grace Carlson and How We Lost Her, by James P. Cannon

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 28, 14 July 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Steel Strike (cartoon), by Gray

Big Money Gang Holds Reins at GOP-Democratic Parleys, by John G. Wright

Cicero-Style Violence in Chicago Again

All Unions Are Urged to Help Steel Strike

SWP Branches Pass 28% Mark on Election Fund, by Reba Aubrey

Killing of Korean Prisoners-of-War Continues on Koje

Negro GI in France Exposes Fraud of U.S. Army ‘Integration’ Policy, by Jean Black

SWP Nominee to Open Campaign on TV, Radio

Reuther’s “Just-One-More-Chance” Slogan, by Thomas Raymond

Witch-Hunter (photo)

The American Way of Life

Lying Informer Indicted (photo)

Latest F.I. Magazine Features “Boom, Bust and War” Articles

Letters from Readers

The Militant Army

Radio-TV ScheduleHear the Socialist Anti-War Candidates

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Newark SWP Gets New Headquarters

Coming

[Editorials]

Seattle SWP and ACLU Support PP’s Case Against Loyalty Oath

After One Year of Korea Ralks – Why No Truce? by Harry Frankel

Anti-War Demonstrators (photo)

Profits-Grab for Atomic Energy, by Tom Conlan

Your Rent and Your Oath

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Witch-Hunt Victims Win Detroit Cases

Family of 14 Evicted (photo)

Ga. Mother of 6 Gets 10-Year Rap Without a Trial

PP Convention Tries to Ride Bandwagon – of Roosevelt and Willkie, by Marjorie Ball

Who’s a Crook? by Fred Hart

Gary Steelworkers Determined to Win; Oppose Steel Shipment, by E. Snow & Marjorie Ball

Notes from the News

Harlem Tenants Organize Protest Against Evictions, by Frank Field

Housing, New York, A.D. 1952

Spanish Strike Leaders Get Prison Terms


Vol. XVI No. 29, 21 July 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

“Let Us Create Worker-Farmer Govt.” – Dobbs

Socialist Anti-War Statement Keynotes Convention of SWP, by Joseph Keller

For Socialism – Against Capitalist War (cartoon), by Gray

Eisenhower, Wall St. Militarist, Has War Policy Like Truman’s, by Fred Hart

Fund Campaign Passes One-Third of Quota, by Reba Aubrey

Defeat of “Old Guard” Termed “Revolution” in Republican Party, by Harry Frankel

Stalinist Poison-Pen Artists Hard at Work in Seattle, by Joseph Hansen

The American Way of Life

Fights Oath (photo)

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Korean War – Its Class Origin and Nature: A Marxist Analysis, by Art Preis

$17,500 Fund Scoreboard

New York TB Cases Higher Than in 1931, by Harry Ring

Radio-TV ScheduleHear the Socialist Anti-War Candidates

John L. Lewis Has Good GOP Ticket

2 Out of 1,000 Miners Will Die

U.S. Steel Lies – with Figures

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

CCF Scores Victories in Canada

United Nationwide Action by Labor Needed for Victory in Steel, by Thomas Raymond

Caveat Emptor, by Harry Ring

PP Chases a Phantom – Progressive Capitalism, by Tom Conlan

Purge in Romania, by Charles Hanley

The Gas Steal, by Glenn Kerwin

“Inflation” Social to Be Held by Chicago SWP Local

Ford “Gives” – and Gets Richer

Maynard Kreuger, Chicago Socialist Party Leader


Vol. XVI No. 30, 28 July 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Farrell Dobbs, Myra T. Weiss Head Socialist Workers Anti War Ticket, by Joseph Keller

Full Text of CBS-TV Speeches by National Nominees of SWP

Minnesota Branch Gives $500 Boost to Election Fund, by Reba Aubrey

Three More TV Broadcasts Slated for Bobbs-Weiss

Democrats Yield to Race-Haters, by Harry Frankel

Full Equality Demanded for Negro People

Our Candidates – Their Records

Reuther Boosts Harriman (photo)

Viewers Praise Dobbs-Weiss TV Broadcasts

24-Hour Holiday to Aid Steel Strike Proposed

Main Reports to SWP Convention

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorial]

Five Years of Civil War – The Prelude in Korea, by Art Preis

Recognize New China, Says SWP to U.S. Gov’t.

$17,500 Fund Scoreboard

“Where 8 Million Enjoy Benefits –”, by Harry Ring

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Iranian People Crush Move to Install Pro-British Govt., by John G. Wright

Mine Union Ends Soft Coal Pact

Yalu Bombing Blew Up Chinese Truce Offer

The Worst Atrocity, by Thomas Raymond

Washington PP Loses Oath Case, by Daniel Roberts

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 31, 4 August 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

“Whites, Negroes Must Stand Together”, by Farrell Dobbs

Socialist Workers Platform calls for Fight Against War

TV Viewers Contribute to Election Fund

Their Unanimous Choice (cartoon), by Gray

Time for Labor Party Is Now, Says Weiss

Democratic Platform Is Anti-Labor, Anti-Civil Rights

Balance Sheet of Steel Strike, by Joseph Andrews

SWP Presidential Candidate (photo)

[Editorials]

Televiewers’ Letters Praise Dobbs-Weiss Talks

First U.S. Concentrations Camp (photo)

I Told the Truth, Rev. Peters, by Farrell Dobbs

$17,500 Fund Scoreboard

The Negro Struggle, by Joseph Hansen

Dobbs-Weiss Petition in N.Y. Off to a Fast Start

Mich. Widow Beaten, Driven from Her Home

“I Wish Jerry Was Dead”, by Harry Ring

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 32, 11 August 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

No Compromise in Fight for Equal Rights, by Farrell Dobbs

British Labor Moves to Stop Wage Freeze

Both Parties Sold Out Negroes, Says Powell

The Grave-Diggers (cartoon), by Gray

Worried Boss Politicos Woo Colored Voters

Buffalo Pledge Raises Quota to $18,500

An Editorial

‘Why Are We, the U.S., Hated?’ by Tom Conlan

Mass Unrest in Egypt Forces King Farouk’s Ouster, by Charles Hanley

Book Review, by John Black

$18,500 Fund Scoreboard

Big Stockholders Control Corporations, by Harry Frankel

Class Origins of War in Korea, by Art Preis

The Militant Army

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Enthusiastic TV-Radio Letters Keep Pouring In

Yes, G.S., I Certainly Have Experienced Thought Control, by Farrell Dobbs

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Mike Bartell Featured on Phila. TV

Michigan Federal Court Upholds Vicious Trucks Law in Split Vote, by Howard Lerner

No Friends of Labor (photo)

Notes from the News

Many Upsets in UAW Elections, by Everett Kennedy


Vol. XVI No. 33, 18 August 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Dobbs’ Open Letter to Congressman Powell, by Farrell Dobbs

Race-Hating Democrats Back Democrat Ticket

SWP Locals Near Halfway Mark in Fund

Soaring Food Prices, Higher Taxes Drive Down U.S. Living Standards

Trucks Law Imperils Unions, Dobbs Warns, by Farrell Dobbs

Egyptian Labor Fights for Own Demands, by Joseph Keller

We Are a Foreign Army Fighting in a Civil War”, by Art Preis

The Split in French PCI

$18,500 Fund Scoreboard

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

More TV-Radio Letters Praise Speeches of SWP Candidates

Ten-Year Record of Sparkman – Dixiecrat, Racist

Belgan Labor, Soldiers Fight to Cut Draft Term

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Los Angeles Socialist Runs for Congress

New Wage “Stabilizer”

Bartell Demands Anti-Puerto Rican Judge Be Ousted, by Harry Ring

Frame Fourteen More Under Smith ‘Gag’ Act, by Fred Hart

Dollars and Scents, by Jack Bustelo

Notes from the News

CIO Union Protests Venezuelan Terror


Vol. XVI No. 34, 25 August 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

For Socialism – The Alternative to Atomic War, by Myra Tanner Weiss

CIO’s Top Officials Endorse Anti-Labor, Racist Democrats, by Joseph Andrews

Dobbs, Weiss National Tour Stats Sept. 3

Average City Family Is Going Into Hole at Rate of $8 a Week

SWP Campaign Fund Passes Halfway Mark

Terror-Bombing of Korean Civilians Threatened, by Art Preis

What Must Lead to New Labor Upsurge in U.S., by James P. Cannon

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

2,555 Arrested for Campaigning Against South Africa Jim Crow

$18.500 Fund Scoreboard

How We View Progressive Party, by Farrell Dobbs

Visit Egypt’s New Premier (photo)

New Jersey Worker Supports Labor Party, from A Labor Party Worker

U.S. Imperialist Eruption Predicted 30 Years Ago, by Thomas Raymond

N.Y., Wis. SWP Reach Goals in Presidential Petition Drive

Mass Protests Force Fut in Draft, by Charles Hanley

Hoodlums Attack Rallies of ALP

Over 19 Million Veterans in U.S.

Leader in Ford Local Calls for Labor Party

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party


Vol. XVI No. 35, 1 September 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

CIO Leaders Use Shady Means to Sell Democrats, by Myra T. Weiss

Beinin Files for Congress in Chicago

Eisenhower Hurls New Threat of World War, by Farrell Dobbs

Running on Truman’s Record (cartoon), by Gray

Shaky Future of 2-Party System Foreshadowed by McCormick Bolt, by George Clarke

Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Dobbs National Tour to Begin in Cleveland

Pullman Porters Hit Both Parties

Our Tasks in the American Labor Movement, by Bert Cochran

Good Week Raises SWP Election Fund to 65%

$18,500 Fund Scoreboard

Strikers at Goodrich Defend Union Security

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Korea in Flames – The Napalm Atrocities, by Art Price

The 1952 “Lesser Evil” Theory, by George Breitman

East Europe Trends Analyzed in New FI

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Egyptian Strike Leaders Gets Death (photos)

SWP Candidate Labels Sparkman “Polished Bilbo”, by Harry Ring

30,000 Harvester Workers in Strike to Stop Wage Cut, by Frank Roberts

Grunt and Groan Act, by Harry Frankel

Minna Bergstrom, by Lois Saunders (obituary)

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 36, 8 September 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Build a Labor Party, Breitman Urges CIO-PAC

Stevenson Uses Double-Talk in Bid for Votes of Workers, by Farrell Dobbs

Campaigning for Socialism, by George Breitman

Election Fund Reaches $13,609; Up $1,511 in Week, by Reba Aubrey

Powell Backs Democrats After Cheap Promise on Negro Rights, by Myra T. Weiss

Democrats Challenge Chicago SWP Petitions, by Bert Deck

SWP Reply to Women’s League

‘I Talked with the North Korean Prisoners of War’, by Joseph Keller

The American Way of Life

$18,600 Fund Scoreboard

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

  1. Their Campaign Opens
  2. Hook, Line and Sinker
  3. Labor Must Raise Its Sights

What’s Blocking Truce in Korea? by Art Preis

Letters from Our Readers

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Scab Goes Nowhere Fast (photo)

Liberals Give Sparkman a Whitewash Treatment, by Albert Parker

Clarke on Phila. Radio Debates Major Issues

An Honest Democrat, by Fred Perry

Rubber Local 5 Ratifies Goodrich Strike Settlement

Notes from the News

Harvester Ranks Hold Firm as Strike Enters 2nd Week, by Frank Roberts

Radio Commentator Says Native Fascists Ordered Him Beaten


Vol. XVI No. 37, 15 September 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

McCarthy Victory Points to Need for Labor Party, by Myra T. Weiss

Minnesota SWP Nominates Dunne for U.S. Senator

“Pull U.S. Out of Korea,” Dobbs Urges, by Farrell Dobbs

Michigan Unionists Hit Truck Act

It’s Time to Spray (cartoon), by Gray

Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Attorney Files Suit for Order to Make Truman Stop Korean War

Bohannon Scores Opponent’s Alibi on Sen. Sparkman, by William E. Bohannon

British Union Congress Debates Vital Issues

Election Fund Reaches 77% of Quota, by Reba Aubrey

Chicago Board Rules Socialist Off the Ballot

Anti-Semitic Clause

$18,600 Fund Scoreboard

Human Misery in Iran – The Real Source of the Upheaval

The American Way of Life

Housewives Bitterly Denounce High Prices

Won’t Earn His Salary (photo)

Farrell Dobs Tour Schedule

Stevenson’s Demagogy Attracts PP Liberals, by Tom Conlan

The Militant Army

Too Much of a Good Thing

[Editorials]

  1. The Need for Change
  2. They Will Change Nothing
  3. The Change Really Needed

What Douglas Didn’t Tell About Imperialism in Asia, by Art Preis

Getting the Line (photo)

World Events, by Charles Hanley

No Wonder British Are Suspicious of U.S. Line, by T. Burns

Not the Man for the Job, by George Breitman

Labor Is Committee’s Main Target in Chicago

Fight Witch Hunt, Milton Snipper Urges L.A. Labor, by Lois Saunders

Bartell Hits OK of Cashmore as CIO Capitulation, by Harry Ring

Socialized Medicine, by Harry Ring

Skoglund Appeal Heard in Washington

‘Red’ Issue Used in Try to Block Housing Project, by Louise Manning

Notes from the News

Election Forum Started in N.Y.

Wages of Political Sin


Vol. XVI No. 38, 22 September 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Their Frankenstein Monster (cartoon), by Gray

Build Labor Party Now, Dobbs Appeals to AFL, by Farrell Dobbs

Unions Urged to Fight Jim Crow Lynch-Terror, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Eisenhower, Taft Join in Pro-War, Anti-Union Deal, by Tom Conlan

GI Replacements in Korea Talk Bitterly of War

Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

UE Top Leader Sees Need for Labor Party

Negro Home Bombed Third Time Since May

Witch-Hunt by Truman Paved McCarthy’s Way, by George Clarke

Dobbs to Speak on TV, Radio and at N.Y. Rally

Big Issues of the Steel Strike That Capitalist Press Concealed, by Harry Frankel

Battle Jim-Crow in So. Africa (photo)

The American Way of Life

Farmers’ Real Income Fell Sharply in 1952, by John G. Wright

$18,600 Fund Scoreboard

European Capitalism in New Crisis Despite $25 Billion Aid, Says UN, by Thomas Raymond

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

‘Sugar Is Sweet and So Are You!’

‘We Stand Convicted’

U.S. Losses in Korea

[Editorials]

Why “Liberation” Horrifies the World, by Art Preis

U.S. Oil Magnate on Profit-Hunt (photo)

World Events, by Charles Hanley

FBI Thought Police Nab Eighteen More Victims

Operation Apology, by William E. Bohannon

Firestone Union Rejects Contract

Right Way to Meet Witch Hunt (photo)

Police Arrest 34 in Brutal Raid on Bufffalo Negroes

Anti-Reutherites Win Ford Local Election

One Party System, by Fred Hart

Veteran Driven Out

25,000 Strikers Demand Higher Pay at Lockheed

Notes from the News

On the One Hand. On the Other

Malayan Girl Leader Sentenced to Death


Vol. XVI No. 39, 29 September 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Trotsky’s Killer Identified, Claims True Magazine, by Joseph Hansen

Nixon Scandal Shows GOP Is as Corrupt as Democrats, by Farrell Dobbs

Miners Win Pay Boost by Strike Threat

Why Stevenson Doesn’t Give McCarran the Axe, by Myra T. Weiss

Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Poll of Negroes Hits Stand of Two Parties, by William E. Bohannon

British Hail Chaplin in Reply to U.S. Ban

Ceylon Trotskyists Leave for Peiping

SWP Wins Place on New York Ballot

Detention Camp Preview of Barbed-Wire America

Who Made America? by George Lavan

Europe on Starvation Rations, by Harry Frankel

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Stevenson – New Idol of Liberals, by Art Preis

Still Behind the Times (photo)

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

Battlefront in Harlem, by Tom Denver

Production: Needs and Fulfillment (graphic)

Fake Crime Wave Used to Cover Up N.Y. Cop Scandals, by Harry Ring

Women in Dungarees, by Joyce Cowley

Lockheed Aircraft Workers Solid in 3-Week Union Shop, Pay Strike, by Ernest Rief

Vatican Views with Alarm, by Joseph Hansen

Joseph Larimer (obituary)

Detroit Rent Hogs Win; Reuther Ducks Fight

Notes from the News

High Prices Stir Action in Ceylon

$18,600 Fund Scoreboard


Vol. XVI No. 40, 6 October 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Voters Express Doubt, Hesitation About Old Parties, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Democrats, GOP Offer No End to Korean War, by Farrell Dobbs

Fund Gains $2,421 in Latest Total, by Reba Aubrey

CIA Agents Won’t Talk in Trial of False Informant

Racist Housing Covenant Signed by Both GOP, Dem V-P Candidates, by William E. Bohannon

Snipper Condemns School Witch Hunt in Los Angeles

Progressive Party Has Its Own ‘Lesser Evil’ Line, by George Breitman

Crooked Even When Straight, by Harry Frankel

End Korea War, Stop Jim-Crow, Build Labor Party, by George Breitman

The American Way of Life

No “Lesser Evils” (photo)

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

Who Made America? by George Lavan

Mid-West Farmers Not Enthusiastic About Either Party

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Draft of Sons for War in Korea Stirs Most Anger Among Voters

Electioneering in Japan (photo)

World Events, by Charles Hanley

$18,600 Fund Scoreboard

Mass Scabbing Bars Scabbing in Harvester Strike, by Frank Roberts

Letters from Readers

Italian Trotskyist Leader Killed In Auto Accident

British Clergyman’S Visa Held Up

A Woman’s Year, by Joyce Cowley

Lockhead Still Out; Douglas Men Return, by Ernest Rief

Acquittal of two Smith-Act victims heartens resistance to witch-hunt, by Tom Conlan

The Mounting Toll (photo)

Landlords to the Rescue, by Harry Ring

Sparkman Had Support of Stalinists in 1946

Dobbs Supporters Nab Radio Time in Pavement Interv’w, by Sam Stern

UE Convention Backs No Ticket in Election, by Jean Simon

Mary Fixson’s Brave Fight, by Paul Schapiro

Plan to Steal Even Post Office

Notes from the News

And in the Rear —


Vol. XVI No. 41, 13 October 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

PP Ranks Torn by Bitter Dispute over Stevenson, by Art Preis

Eisenhower Seeks to Exploit Bitterness over Korean War, by Farrell Dobbs

Progressive Party Aids Ill. Democrat, by Bert Deck

N.Y. Radio, Forum Talks on Elections

stevenson Plays Up to Reaction with Tough Talk Against Labor, by Myra T. Weiss

SWP Election News: Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Branches Smash Goal in Election Fund Campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Truman’s Witch-Hunt Benefits McCarthy, by James E. Boulton

Why White Workers Should Fight to Abolish Jim Crowism, by George Breitman

Not a Witch Hunter in Sight (photo)

Who Made America? by George Lavan

$18,600 Fund Drive

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

The Militant Army

“Point Four” Cannot Halt Colonial Revolutions, by Harry Frankel

[Editorials]

Stalin’s “Analysis” of World Crisis, by John G. Wright

Gets Off Scot Free (photo)

World Events

The Tax on Child Care, by Joyce Cowley

Eye-Witness Reports Mood of Germans, by Karl Bauer

Acquitted in Smith Act Trial (photo)

Victimized School Teachers in N.Y. Lash Witch-Hunt, by Harry Ring

Milton Snipper Scores L.A. Thought-Control, by Ernest Rief

A Graduate Reutherite, by Emmett Moore

Top Board of UAW Asks Little from Companies, Much of Ranks

Notes from the News

Says U.S. Set Up German Terrorist Organization

Off-Duty U.S. Troops

The Federal Tax on 100% Proof Spirits


Vol. XVI No. 42, 20 October 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

“Stand Back, You Amateur ...” (cartoon)

Both Parties Push War as Korea Losses Soar, by Farrell Dobbs

Court Upholds Legless Vet In ‘Loyalty’ Case

SWP Election News: Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Goldie Geldman Dies; Pioneer SWP Builder

Lewis for Stevenson, Covers Up Anti-Labor Record of Democrats, by Myra Tanner Weiss

They sing a Different Tune in Harlem Than in Dixieland, by William E. Bohannon

The Marcantonio-I.F. Stone Debate, by Art Preis

Minnesota SWP Senate Candidate: ‘Get Out of Korea’

Bolivian Government Takes Over Tin Mines

Questions and Answers on Socialism and Elections

Slave Labor Camp in U.S.A. (photo)

The Militant Army

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

Jim Crow Insurance

[Editorials]

  1. Eisenhower’s Admission
  2. Stevenson’s “Rebuttal”
  3. Capitalist Bankrupts

Bevan’s Victory – A London Report, by T.J. Peters

Ranks Rap Canada Union Chiefs, by Peter Farnsworth

Something to Hide

Smear Boomerangs

Woman’s Place —, by Joyce Cowley

Beinin Scores Democrats at Chicago Rally, by Bert Deck

Rent Control Ends in Detroit (photo)

Chicago Union Chief Sees Frame-up in Murder Case, by Frank Roberts

Refugees in New York, by Tom Denver

Detroit Steel Locals Hear SWP Candidate Attack War

If GIs in Korea Could Speak Out, by Michael Bartell

The Committee Is in Town, by Betty Polson

Claim Vote for SP Is Vote Against – Norman Thomas

Notes from the News

Cherry Tree Donor Opposes Atom Bomb

Foreign Investments

“Two Thirds of the Causes ...”


Vol. XVI No. 43, 27 October 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Dems, GOP Plot to Keep Korean War Going, by Farrell Dobbs

Court Upsets ‘Loyalty’ Firing of Legless Veteran

The Only Ballot That Won’t Be Wasted (cartoon), by Gray

SWP Election News: Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

How to Fight Inflation and Price Gouging, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Coal Miners Forced Out on Strike by New Blow from Administration

Four Years of Kutcher’s Fight for Justice

[Editorials]

Farewell, Goldie – Valiant Fighter, by James P. Cannon

Farrell Dobbs Tour Schedule

You’re in Politics, by Joyce Cowley

Support the SWP Candidates

White Workers Urged to Combat Jim Crow

Bartell Defends Civil Liberties in Debate at N.Y.U.

Backs Mine Strikers in Michigan Campaign

Labor Needs Its Own Party, Says V.R. Dunne

Boulton Present Program to Meet McCarthy Menace

Nixon and McCarthy Scored by Sparkman

Ann Chester Raps War and Taxes in Penna. Campaign

Washington SWP Hits Witchhunters

Fight for Socialism Beinin Tells Youth

One Sour Note, by Jack Bustelo

Notes from the News

Toll: 122,117


Vol. XVI No. 44, 3 November 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

After Nov. 4 Labor Will Still Have No Voice, by Myra Tanner Weiss

“Bring GIs Home,” Dobbs Urges on Nationwide Hook-up, by Farrell Dobbs

Harvester Strike Continues Firm Despite Injunctions, by Frank Roberts

“Whichever Way It Goes – I Never Had It So Good!” (cartoon), by Gray

Court Ruling on Legless Veteran Spurs Struggle on Witch Hunt

Editors Fear “Top Secret” Facts Might Shock People

SWP Election News: Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Mine Strike Called Off at Least Until After Election

New Thought-Control Moves by Gov’t

Truman’s Hypocrisy on McCarran Act

The Liars Refuted: Few Own America, by Harry Frankel

Can Stalin’s New “Line” Succeed? by George Clarke

News Prints Letter by Kutcher About SWP

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

The Kenya Story: African Revolt Against Oppression, by John Black

GI’s Trained for Civil War (photo)

U.S Authorities Backed German Murder Gang

Who Decided That?

An Election Incident, by William E. Bohannon

Howard Lerner Scores Big Parties on Korea

Victim (photo)

Vote Against war, Bartell Urges N.Y.

Memorials Held for Goldie Geldman in Los Angeles, Phila., New York

Hit Twin Parties at Akron Meeting

Racist Housing Ruled Illegal in San Francisco, by L. Ray

Washington’s Allies

Notes from the News

Veterans Go Without Medical Care


Vol. XVI No. 45, 10 November 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Where Will American Labor Go From Here? by Farrell Dobbs

GOP Victory Continues Trend to Right Started by Democrats, by George Breitman

Bolivian Tin Mines Nationalization Strikes Blow at U.S. Exploiters

Kutcher Decision Commented On by Nation Magazine

Korean War – Decisive Issue of the Election, by Art Preis

Peking Peace Conference Hears Ceylon Revolutionist

SWP Wins FCC Ruling; Gets Free Election Time on CBS

Extry! Prosecutor Tells Truth, Extry!

U.S. Casualty Figures

Who Made America?

Letters on Radio-TV Speeches Praise SWP Stand, Candidates

The American Way of Life

Letters from Our Readers

The Militant Army

Price of Militant to Rise Next Week

Something Worth Seeing

[Editorials]

New Light on Soviet Economic Conditions, by John G. Wright

Imperialism in Kenya (photo)

Kidnaping [sic!] of Gloria Hernandez, by Joseph Hansen

Rough on Housewives, by Joyce Cowley

Rice Stix Strike in St. Louis Gets Teamsters’ Help

Wives Picket Harvester (photo)

Supreme Court Asked to Rule on Trucks Act

The Shark Advises, by Harry Frankel

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 46, 17 November 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

The Millstone Around His Neck (cartoon), by Gray

Labor Needs Own Party to Beat Back Reaction, by Art Preis

Workers Voted in Line with Policy of Unions

Leadership Issue Faces CIO with Murray’s Death

Late CIO Chief – Philip Murray (photo)

Negro Vote Was Overwhelmingly Democratic; New Program Needed, by George Lavan

Trucks Act Moves to Supreme Court

SWP Election News: Campaigning for Socialism, by George Clarke

Bolivian Tin Decree Scores Brutal Foreign Ownership

‘Now Is Not the Time’ – A Moth-eaten Alibi, by Joseph Keller

An Era Ends for Labor as Democrats Go Out, by Harry Frankel

Women in Factory Jobs – An Old Story in America, by Joyce Cowley

[Editorials]

Is There an Opposition to Stalin in the USSR? by John G. Wright

British Rule in Africa (photo)

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Revolutionary Speeches at Peking Conference

UMW Medical Care Rehabilitates Miner

Limelight, by Charles Hanley

Harvester Strike still solid despite renewed attacks, by Frank Roberts

Michigan Vote Underscores Need for Independent Labor Party

Wounded in Korea (photo)

Negro Convicted of ‘Leer Assault’

Why They Riot, by Harry Ring

Rosenberg Death Sentence Held “Without Precedent”

The Progressive Party: Why It Declined, by Albert Parker

Notes from the News

Bohannon Scores 1,750 Votes in N.J. 11th District

Chicago SWP Local Invites Friends to Turkey Dinner

The Defense Dept.


Vol. XVI No. 47, 24 November 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Negro Leaders Are Stunned by Election Outcome, by George Lavan

Worse to Come (photo)

Parents of GIs Demand Quick Action on Korea, by Art Preis

An Editorial

A Chance for Survival (cartoon), by Gray

Defends Bolivian Workers’ Ability to Run Tin Mines

Ford Local 600 Adopts Proposals for Labor’s Own Party

Union Heads Followed Fatal Korea Policy, by Joseph Keller

Philip Murray – His Role and His Outlook, by Harry Frankel

How Women in America First Went on Strike, by Joyce Cowley

New Deal Become War Deal – Stingy Welfare, Lavish Warfare, by Harry Frankel

The American Way of Life

The Militant Army

The Coming World Showdown, by George Clarke

World Events, by George Hanley

Hiroshima Mayor Say [sic!] H-Bomb May “Destroy Mankind”

[Editorials]

Opposition in Soviet Union Disturbs Stalinist Regime, by John G. Wright

Tory Minister visits Kenya (photo)

Police Victimize Alleged Leader of CP in Akron, by L. Cooper

Socialist Party in India Torn by Deep Crisis

CBS Complains, by Fred Hart

Smith Act Trial in Hawaii (photo)

Liberals Target of Red-Baiters During Election, by George Lavan

Readers Report Election Reactions

“Catch All” Parts of Smith Act Used in Baltimore Case

Who’s the Thief? by Harry Ring

James P. Cannon to Give Lectures in Los Angeles

Notes from the News

Soviet Scientists Face New Purge

4,806 Votes Cast for Milton Snipper


Vol. XVI No. 48, 1 December 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Unions Express Fears of Coming Republican Rule, by Thomas Raymond

Wrong to Go into Korea, Say American People in New Poll, by Joseph Keller

Changing of the Guard (cartoon), by Gray

High Court to Rule on Jim Crow Schools, by George Lavan

Stalin Makes Jews Scapegoats in Czech Trials, by John G. Wright

State Dept. Maneuvers to get UN approval of U.S. stall on truce, by Art Preis

Harvester Workers End Grueling Strike, by Frank Roberts

GOP Money Cabinet Follows Democrat Pattern, by Harry Frankel

“Breaking Through the Sound Barrier”, by Joseph Hansen

William Green Long Symbolized Horse-and-Buggy Craft Unionism, by George Lavan

The American Way of Life

Letters from Our Readers

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

Loss of Freedom in America Alarms Methodist Council

[Editorials]

Indo-Chinese Freedom Fight in New Stage, by Art Preis

‘Political and Civil Rights in U.S.’ – in Bad Shape by George Breitman

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Two Kinds of Prisons, by Harry Ring

Briggs Workers Battle Against Jim-Crow Hiring, by E. Logan

Framed Unionist’S Family (photo)

Criminal Hearing Lifts Lid on N.Y. Democrats, by Harry Ring

Debate on World Crisis, by Warren Porter

Militant Bazaar Offers Rare Buys

N.J. Radical Vote Fell Off Sharply Compared to 1948

For ‘Emergency’

Notes from the News


Vol. XVI No. 49, 9 December 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

CIO Convention Is Dominated by Leadership Battle

State Dept. Blocks UN Truce Move; “Hotter” War Feared, by Art Preis

Dictator Voids Election Result in Venezuela

Another Landslide (cartoon), by Gray

Washington Faces Dilemma in Bolivia Tin Mines Seizure

FI Demands Review of Czech Trial Before Impartial Labor Tribunal

Civil War Still Rages Fiercely in So. Korea, by Joseph Keller

Labor Can Build Mighty Party of Its Own, by Art Preis

Ole Proves That A Worker Can Get Rich in America, by F. Powers

Slansky Frame-up Signals Blood Purge in Czechoslovakia, by John G. Wright

The American Way of Life

Wins Full Pay Boost (photo)

Letters from Readers

The Militant Army

U.S. Women Hold 19,000,000 Jobs

[Editorials]

Jomo Kenyatta – Leader of Africa in Revolt, by William de Silva & T.B. Subasinghe, from Samasamajist

The Peking Conference – A Delegate Reports, by Edmund Samarakkody

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Still ‘Casualties’

Don’t Blame the Women, by Joyce Cowley

Victim of Heartbreak Ridge (photo)

Jim Crow Puts Economic Blight on Negro People, by George Breitman

More Readers Report on Election Reactions

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Boulton Scores Move to Victimize PP in Milwaukee

Notes from the News

Instructive Book on Stalin’s System of Frame-ups

Not Enough Hospitals


Vol. XVI No. 50, 15 December 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Labor Must Lead Way, Say Ford Union Leaders

War to Continue, Eisenhower Indicates After Trip to Korea

Frame-up Victim Freed in Chicago Strike Case

Killing of African Labor Leader Brings Huge Anti-French Upsurge, by George Lavan

An Editorial

Major Issues Side-Tracked at CIO Convention, by Harry Frankel

How Women in America Fought for Shorter Day, by Joyce Cowley

Reporter Tells Use of Chiang’s Agents in Koje POW Poll Fraud

Cannon Discusses what Eisenhower Portends

U.S. Toll Rises

Lesson in Politics Given by Byrnes

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

One Speech That Aroused Interest at CIO Convention

[Editorials]

conditions That Molded an African Leader, by William de Silva & T.B. Subasinghe, from Samasamajist

Why Stalin Cooked Up ‘Trotskyism’ Charge in Prague Frame-up Trial, by John G. Wright

World Events, by Charles Hanley

Final Vote for SWP in N.Y.

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

Bridges Defense Urged in Minneapolis Meeting

The Threat to Ryan’s Empire (photo)

Final N.J. Vote Listed for SWP

Companies, Gangsters Linked on New York Docks

A Novelist Speaks Out, by Fred Hart

Letters from Readers

Notes from the News

Jackie Robinson Speaks Out Against Yankees’ Jim Crow


Vol. XVI No. 51, 22 December 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Broad Committee Defends Civil Liberties in Mich.

Labor, Liberal Leaders Fight Police-State Law in Michigan

Here’s What Eisenhower Said He’d Do in Korea (facsimiles)

Supreme Court Studies School Segregation Course

Int’l Red Cross Censures U.S.-UN on Treatment of War Prisoners, by Art Preis

Dobbs Tells Truman Way to End War

Declaration of Committee of 190 Against Trucks Law

Real Wages Dropping Despite Great Rise in Man-Hour Output, by Harry Frankel

Stevenson Grinds Political Axe at the CIO National Convention, by M. Stein

The American Way of Life

The Militant Army

Wall Street Paper OKs Appointment of Martin Durkin

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Oklahoma “Loyalty” Oath Is unconstitutional

Local Addresses of Socialist Workers Party

U.S. in Minority on Nationalization

[Editorials]

A U.S. Diplomat’s Report on Soviet Union, by John G. Wright

Growing British Left Resists Gag Attempts, by Arthur Mason

World Event, by Charles Hanley

Teen Age Drug Addicts, by Joyce Cowley

DuPont Trial Opens (photo)

Companies, Racketeers “Take Blood” of Dockers, by Harry Ring

A Contrast in Views on Road for Labor

Two Jobs – No Sleep, by Tom Denver

Cannon Talk Depicts Capitalist Breakdown, by Ernest Rief

Notes from the News

Fined for Smiling

Venezuelan Election Stolen by Dictator, Says Exiled Leader

Vol. XVI No. 53, 29 December 1952, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
George Breitman
BUSINESS MANAGER:
Joseph Hansen

Anti-Trucks Law Committee Gets Good Response

Oakland Auto Local Urges Labor Party, by Lillian Russell

Eisenhower offers no hope for Korean peace, by Joseph Keller

Southern NAACP Woman Leader Tells of Fight Against Jim Crow

Angry Canada Workers Vote General Strike, by Peter Farnsworth

Gen. Eisenhower “Amazed” to Hear of Segregation

The Pongam Island Massacre of Korean POWs, by Art Preis

America Under Eisenhower – A New Era Begins, by James P. Cannon

[Editorials]

Issues in the British Labor Party Dispute, by Arthur Mason

U.S. “Beats Down” Plan to End War, by Harry Frankel

First Victim

The Negro Struggle, by Jean Blake

N.Y. Longshoremen Need Labor’s Help to Break Gangsters’ Control, by Harry Ring

Sex, Too? by Jack Bustelo

Letters from Readers

Notes from the News

Report Final Vote for Pittsburgh

 


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