Publications Index | Encyclopedia of Trotskyism | Marxists’ Internet Archive


SOCIALIST APPEAL Masthead

[New York]

CONTENTS BY ISSUE
(1940)


This table of contents is available in a text file by clicking or right-clicking here
Vol. IV No. 1, 6 January 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Labor’s Program: A Job for Every Worker!

“Guns, Not Jobs” – F.D.R. Message

American Ships Permitted to Sale War Zones

The Roosevelt Budget (cartoon)

The Real Issue Facing Congress

Anti-Lynching Bill Comes up for Debate

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

‘No One Suffered in Cleveland’ – But Social Workers Tell Truth

FBI Snooper Is Hired by CIO!

In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

The Call and Some of Its Friends on Finland, by Felix Morrow

Workers’ Forum

Fight in ILGWU over Bayonne Pact Shows Need of Reforms

Negro Attorney Speaks Friday at Harlem Center

Appeal Army

Flash! Professor Tells Truth about Bosses’ Crimes!

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

Toledo Schools Reopen after Six Weeks; Teachers Still Unpaid

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Annalist Says Stock Market Hit by Soviet War

Mutiny!

[Editorials]

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald

Their Government, by James Burnham

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. IV No. 2, 13 January 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Turn to War Funds Over to the Unemployed!

The Forgotten Man, by Carlo (cartoon)

F.D.R. War Deal Budget Slashes Relief Funds

N.Y. Relief Rolls Cut to Shreds by LaGuardia

CIO and AFL Officials Protest Mpls. Frameup

Rumbles of Revolt in French Army

Relief Crisis Grows Acute in Detroit

C.I.O. Predicts “Bitter Echo” to FDR Budget

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Queens Jobless Backed by Labor Groups

Czarist Bonds Rise in Paris

Dan Tobin Renews Demand for Labor Unitys

Lewis Plays with Dynamite in Building Trades Drive, by E.R. Frank

Local 544 Leaders Re-elected by 3–1

Workers’ Forum

N.Y. Membership Meets Jan. 17

Appeal Army

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

Some Pertinent History – Past and Present: “Poor Little Finland”, by Chris Andrews

Lovestone Shows Norman Thomas How to Do It by Felix Morrow

Hoover Whoops It Up for “Holy War” in Finn Drive, by Harold Swanson

Oakland Leader Gets Death Threat

[Editorials]

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald

Their Government, by James Burnham

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. IV No. 3, 20 January 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

With Lenin! Against Capitalist War

FDR Misery Budget Swells Army of Starving Millions

Tobin’s Unity Demand Gets Wide Support

FDR’s Washington Is Jim Crow Town, by Martin Harvey

Daladier Names Fascist Prince to Head Legion

Locals Support CIO Attacks On War Budget

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Pass This in Your Union!

Lenin Memorial Mass Meeting in N.Y., January 31

A.L.P. Jingoes Challenged on Finland

Society Notes

Little Brenda Is Growing Up – Needs a Little More $$$

Workers’ Forum

Appeal Army

Washington Drivers Drop Negro Ban

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

Some Pertinent History – Past and Present: “Poor Little Finland”, by Chris Andrews

A “Marxist” Alibi for the Jingoes on Finland, by Felix Morrow

Jobs Not Battleships – Pamphlet for Workers

Stalin Claims “A Year of Bolshevik Victories”, by Joseph Hansen

“Neither King Nor Fuehrer”

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

The “Christian Front” Arrests, by George Stern

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald


Vol. IV No. 4, 27 January 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Where Are Those Jobs, Mr. Roosevelt? – FDR Alibi for Cuts Blows up

U.S.–London Notes Echoes of 1914–16

W.P.A. Funds/War Machine, by Carlo (cartoon)

Tobin Unity Appeal Gets Big Response

U.S. Army Purchase Anticipates 40,000 Casualties at Once

United Miners Convene at Key Moment

New NMU Pact Up to Members

Terror on West Coast Exposed in Testimony

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Every Sunday a Red Sunday!

Browder Convicted on Flimsy Charges

Clerks Picket LaGuardia Scab Market

Ready for Ten Million of Us – Draft Notices!

Wander of ILGWU Pleads He Is “Guilty as Charged”, by E.R. Frank

Workers’ Forum

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

Some Pertinent History – Past and Present: “Poor Little Finland”, by Chris Andrews

Illinois Socialists Condemn Jingo Attacks on USSR, by Felix Morrow

It’s Beginning Again!

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Their Government, by James Burnham

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald


Vol. IV No. 5, 3 February 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Now’s the Time for Labor Party!

Lewis-FDR Split Reflects Mass Feeling – Discontented Workers Are Looking Toward Independent Labor Action

Lay Offs Stopped In Flint

Minneapolis Teamsters Latest Victim of Court Drive

Anti-Lynch Bill Passage at Stake

But Of Course!

An Editorial

WPA Union Workers Open New Drive

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Sell Twice as Many Appeals!

‘First Lady’ Barges Through Picket Line Against Jim Crow

Con-Edison Moves to Split IBEW Locals

Transport Union Brief Poses Security Demand

Workers’ Forum

Crucible Steel Signs A Pact

Appeal Army

February New Int’l Is Out

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

A Gleam Through the Censorship – What Is Happening in Stalin’s Poland?

Auto Workers Want Action, by Jules Geller

Two Views: Front and Back – Stalinists and the New Deal, by Chris Andrews

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Seven Years Ago They Let Hitler Take Over Power, by George Stern

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald

Russian Bulletin Out


Vol. IV No. 6, 10 February 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Minneapolis WPA Indictments Squashed, by Carl O’Shea

Fight Opens On Anti-Lynch Bill

NYA Seeks to Drive Youth into Army

One of the Minneapolis Strike Meetings (photo)

Miners’ Confab Occupied With Unemployment

WPA Workers Ask Large Scale Aid

Proposed Deal Fails British Spurn Gandhi, by Sherman Stanley

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

For Red Sundays!

A New Chapter Begins in American Labor History

Strike Begins at Toledo Gas Plant as Talks Fail, by Doyle Clark

Oakland Dole Puts Thirteen in One Room

N.Y. Laundry Workers Win the Five-Day Week

British Decree Forced Labor for Negroes in Colonies

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland – Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

The Lynching of Claude Neal – How Democracy Works in the Sunny South

Dutch Queen Ready for a Rainy Day

[Editorials]

Kept Press Wants More Funds for Arnold’s Union-Busting Drive, by Ruth Jeffries

Their Government, by James Burnham

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald


Vol. IV No. 7, 17 February 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Why Is Sumner Welles Going to Europe

Big Business Backs Newark Manager Plan

Lewis Blasts Roosevelt

An Editorial

Workers Jailed at Jamaica Relief Bureau

Anti-Lynching Bill Hearings Adjourned

Women WPA Strikers Are Sentenced

Action Needed to Win 30-Hr, Week at General Motors

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

A New Chapter Begins in American Labor History

Appeal Army

AFL Council Pettifogs While Major Issues for Workers Are Ignored, by George Clarke

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland: Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

The American Youth Congress – A Masquerade, by Ernest Erber

Russian Bulletin Out

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Their Government, by James Burnham

The Anti-Lynch Bill, Statement of the National Committee, Socialist Workers Party

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald


Vol. IV No. 8, 24 February 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

An Editorial

U.S. Ships to Sail War Zones under Fake Foreign Registries

Chrysler Workers! Just Figure Out What These Figures Mean

Powers Gird For Spring Crisis, by George Stern

Business Still Going down the Toboggan

Paris Trotskyists Reported Seized by French Police

Unions Warned of Frameup in Minneapolis

SWP Candidate On Ballot for St. Paul Mayor

N.Y. Judge Issues Jim Crow Ruling

Protest Jim Crow Books in Mississippi

Jamaica Jobless Aid Relief Sitdowners

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

General Motors Had A Bonanza Year, But Its Workers Got Nothing Out of It, by George Clarke

Workers’ Forum

“The Spirit of ’37” (photo)

Negro Youth Back Jamaica Picket Line

Appeal Army

An Agitator Stalks In Omaha – Masses Heed His Hoarse, Compelling Voice, by Carl O’Shea

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland: Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

An Exchange with Lovestone on Finland, by Felix Morrow

Hands off the Soviet Union! – A Negro Leader Speaks Out Against the Social Patriots, by George Padmore

Men Wanted – in the Army

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Their Government, by James Burnham


Vol. IV No. 9, 2 March 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

Sailors Fight Attempts to Bar Strikes

SWP Anti-War Fight in St. Paul Election

Green Order Ousting Typos Is Rejected

New Deal Becomes War Deal (graph)

War in Year, Big Business Head States

250,000 Dropped From New York WPA Rolls During 1939

U.S. Fleet Readies Pacific War

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Labor Leaders Demand Roosevelt Pardon Minneapolis Strikers

Special Appeals Aid Your Local Drives!

Fight for Action in 30-Hour Week Drive Is Main Issue For U.A.W.

Workers’ Forum

Appeal Army

Negro Leader in Challenge on Democracy, by Harold Swanson

Jamaica Reliefers Acquitted But are Urged to be Good

Seek to Take Vote From Jersey Jobless

Announcement

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland: Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

West Indies Feel British Wartime Rule, by Robert L. Birchman

How Stalin Serves Hitler, by Felix Morrow

[Editorials]

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald

Fritz Thyssen – Why He Fled From Germany, by Oscar Fischer


Vol. IV No. 10 March 9, 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke
ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Sherman Stanley

14-State Teamsters Fight Boss Frameup

Transit Men Denounce LaGuardia Union-Busting

Bombay Workers Strike; Fight Against War Gains in India, by Sherman Stanley

Omaha Jobless Win Ouster of Administrator

Unemployed Increase 10 p.c.

California Legislators Slash Relief Funds

Anti-Lynch Bill Backed in St. Paul

Behind the Line, by George Stern

Help Our Polish Comrades

Stalinists in the C.I.O. – A History of Union-Wrecking and Corruption, by E.R.Frank

Appeal Army

Workers’ Forum

March Issue of New International

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland: Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

Nazi Comment on Moscow’s New Attitude, by Oscar Fischer

How Stalin Serves Hitler: How Lenin Negotiated a Treaty, by Felix Morrow

The Stalinists Are Losing Out in Harlem

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

The A.L.P Fight – Stalinists Won a Hollow Victory, by Felix Morrow

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald


Vol. IV No. 11, 16 March 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

An Editorial

Transport Workers Prepare General Strike in New York

Drivers’ Union Fights Sioux City Frameup

Congress Swings Axe at the Wagner Act, by Albert Goldman

Curran “Unity” Spells Split for Seamen, by John Patrick

Judge Puts Ban on Picketing Gov’t Bureau

Trust Busters Wink at Trusts; Attack Unions

Twelve Million Unemployed – Number Going Up, CIO Proves

Workers’ Forum

Stalinists in the C.I.O. – After the Hitler-Stalin Pact, by E.R. Frank

Appeal Army

N.Y. Trade Unionists Meet Friday

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

On the War in Finland: Why We Should Defend the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

Patriotism in Canada OK for Thomas S.P.

A Marxist Prediction

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Lovestone Weeps With Pity for The Bankers, by Joseph Hansen


Vol. IV No. 12, 23 March 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Stop Firing of 800,000 WPA Workers! – War Deal to Drop One Man In Three From Work Rolls

Stalin in Finland, by Albert Goldman

Abuse of Labors’ Rights in Sioux City to Be Probed

SWP Polls 624 Votes in St. Paul Election

CIO Tops Meet LaGuardia, But Fight Is On

Bose Warns of Coming Civil War in India

Organized Unemployed Force Gains in Flint

Five WPA Strike Defendants Put on Probation

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Steel Worker Reports Problem of Uniting Black and White, by C.A.

Appeal Army

Labor Union Notes

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

O’Dwyer, The Butcher of Amiritsar, Meets His Fate in London, by Sherman Stanley

Centrism Did Its Bit During the Soviet-Finn War, by Paul G. Stevens

Pigs and Bosses – A Sailor’s Story, from West Coast Sailor

[Editorials]

A Soberly-Compiled History of Kuusinen’s “Peoples Gov’t”, by Ruth Jeffrey

Lovestone Weeps with Pity for The Bankers, by Joseph Hansen


Vol. IV No. 13, 30 March 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Anti-War Movement Gathers in Europe – British Unions Vote Against Imperialist War for Colonies

Progressives Gird for Convention of Needle Workers

An Open Letter to John L. Lewis from a Flint Auto Worker

Jail Anti-War “Trotskyists” in France

LaGuardia Retreats On TWU Contracts

Omaha Jobless Unite Black and White – Wipe Out Distrust Between Two Races

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Lynch Drive Against Trotsky Renewed by C.P. in Mexico

Workers’ Forum

A Letter to Housewives – What Socialism Will Mean to The Women Who Toil at Home, from Antoinette Konikow

Trade Union Notes

George Richardson (obituary)

Negro Labor Body Formed in Mpls.

Unser Wort

The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

India’s Left Wing Is on the March, by Sherman Stanley

News of Soviet Poland – Facts Found by Reading Between the Lines

Sparks in the News, by Dwight MacDonald

Stalinists in the C.I.O. – The Growing Break Between Them and John L. Lewis, by E.R. Frank

Why Lovestoneites Won’t Debate

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Bridge the Gap: From This Point to Socialism, by Joseph Hansen

We’ll Take the Cigar!


Vol. IV No. 14, 6 April 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

John L. Lewis: An Independent Labor Party Is What the Workers Want, from Fred

CIO Landslide Expected in Auto Vote

Union Shop Maintained on Subways

Bridges Gives Bosses Notorious “Peace” Plan

SWP Convention Opens In N.Y. – To Settle Dispute on Russian Question and Map Campaign of Trade Union Work

G.M. Auto Workers Are Tough in India Too; Win Militant Strike

Workers’ Forum

The Flint WPA Union – History of Growth Through Struggle

Appeal Army

Teamsters’ Pact Guards Union Gains Under War Conditions

S.P. Delegate Supports Pro-War “Silence” at Session of 2nd Int’l, by Joseph Hansen

Molotov Speech Shows Kremlin Seeks to Regain Middle Ground, by Felix Morrow

Russian Mensheviks in Split Over Attitude Toward Soviet Union, by John G. Wright

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

[Editorials]

The Phony Masked Marvel, by Banton (cartoon)

Japan’s Puppet Wang Reflects Master’s Plight, by George Stern

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Horror Item

State of the Nation

“A Dude Ranch for Dogs”


Vol. IV No. 15, 13 April 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Max Shachtman
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Norway Crushed Between Warring Powers, by George Stern

Return to Two-A-Week Appeal Voted by S.W.P. Convention – Trade Union Reports Open Way to Growth of Mass Work

Fink “Case” Against Mpls. Drivers Opens

West Coast Crew Is Jailed in Port Said by Hull’s Orders

Lewis Skirts Main Issues in Michigan Talks

C.P. Policy Blocks Rally Against War

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

S.W.P. Answers Rivera Slander, Statement by James P. Cannon, National Secretary of the Socialist Workers Party

Workers’ Forum

Minority Resolutions On Organization, Rejected by Party Convention

[Editorials]

German “Socialists” Take Position in Anglo-French Camp, by H. David


Vol. IV No. 16, 20 April 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Workers! Beware the Clamor for War!

West Coast Sailors Ask Increases

Two-A-Week Appeal on Way!

Teamsters Help Akron Strikers

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Power Workers Win All-Union Shop

“Anti-Trust” Campaign Designed to Break Back of Unionism, by H.H. Broach

Resolution Adopted by Socialist Workers Party Convention

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

Rejected by the Convention

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Australian 4th Internationalists Fight Against War, by Paul Schwalbe


Vol. IV No. 17, 27 April 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

The Only War Worth Fighting For Is the War of the Workers Against the Bosses! May Day Manifesto of the S.W.P.

Push the Campaign for the New Twice-Weekly Socialist Appeal! by George Clarke

All Major Units of G.M. Go for C.I.O.

Phila. ILGWU Progressives Clean House

S.W.P. Calls on Phila. Workers to Fight Tax on Wages

SWP Spokesmen to Make Tours of Country in Appeal Drive

Progressives Defeat Stalinists in Food Workers Local 16

St. Paul S.W.P. Supports Only Labor Candidates

Ku Kluxers Marched, But They Won’t Next Time, Negroes Say

Fourth International Is Out; Replaces New International

The Negro Question, by R.L. Birchman

The Fight for a National Union of Seamen, United Around a Program of Class Struggle

Way Is Now Open For Renewing Drive in Steel

Colonial Workers Are Refusing to Bear the Burdens of War

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Fink’s In Law Suit Proves [sic!] Only That Minneapolis Truck Drivers Union Is Loyal to Labor, by Carl O’Shea

Norway’s Officers Preferred Hitler to Labor Government, by Wm. Simmons

A Letter from Milwaukee – About the Defeat of Dan Hoan, from H. Adams

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Christian Front Trial Portends the Wide Government Use of Agents Provocateurs, by Joseph Hansen

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

Order Out of Chaos, by Leon Trotsky

How May Day Began, by Marvel Scholl

[Editorials]

The Unions Must Lead the Youth or Fascists Will, by Lou Cooper

Greetings Arrive from the French Section of Fourth Int’l

Why We Publish Fourth International, A Statement by the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party, from Fourth International

Morality Plus


Vol. IV No. 18, 4 May 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Quotas Set for Two-A-Week Appeal Drive – Let’s Get Going, by James P. Cannon

Sailors Win Great Victory; Owners Yield $10 Increases

Pace Toward U.S. War Entry Speeded Up as the Allies Falter

Akron Strike Women Pickets Play Big Part

G.M. Parleys Open; Hours Issue Pressing

Petty Bourgeois Moralists and the Proletarian Party, by Leon Trotsky

Workers’ Forum

Supreme Court Dons New Face But Its Purpose is Still to Serve Capitalist Role, by Albert Goldman

George Clarke Opens Cross-Country Tour of S.W.P. Centers

Subs Roll In to Finance Fourth International

Twin Cities R.R. Engineers Demand One Union On Engines

The Negro Question

British Arrest Indians Strike Leaders in Opening Drive to Crush Anti-War Movement of Workers, by Robert Birchman

Trotsky Presents the Case for Revolution

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

[Editorials]

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Refugees Forced to Join Army in France

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. IV No. 19, 11 May 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Two-A-Week Is a Necessity — Must Have It! by Farrell Dobbs

Eyes of All Labor on S.W.O.C.

Chicago Milk Drivers’ Strike Smashes Bosses’ Attempt to Cut Pay 25 Per Cent

Open Letter to the Workers of the U.S.S.R., by Leon Trotsky

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Bethlehem Steel Is the Main Fight Front For New SWOC Unionization Drive

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Minneapolis Central Body Adopts Anti-War Resolution

Golf Seamen Follow S.U.P.in Wage Raise

Indiana Harbor Lodge Sets Militant Pace

Appeal Army

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Canadian Seamen in First Major Wartime Strike

James Connolly, Symbol of Irish Freedom Fight

George Clarke Opens National Tour; In Boston-Lynn Now

Subs Are Pouring in for the Fourth International

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

Flint Auto Union Launches Drive for 30-Hour Week at 40 Hour Pay

Mother’s Day Is May 12 – What of Other 364 Days? by Antoinette F. Konikow

“Technological Unemployment” Presses Down on Steelworkers

Fight with the Socialist Workers Party for —


Vol. IV No. 20, 18 May 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Roosevelt Is Straining Every Effort to Stampede America into the War

FDR’s War Drive Makes Twice-Weekly Even More Urgent

CIO Launches “Red” Purge In Toledo Council, by Doyle Clark

Flint Auto Unions Back 30-Hour Drive

Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union Opens 13th Biennial Convention

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

14 Jailed in N.Y. Following Relief Demand

Sailors’ Victory Exposes Phony Bridges “Peace” Plan

Radio Workers Local Joins CIO In Body

IBEW Fighting Anti-Trust Persecution

Breitman is S.W.P. Standard-Bearer in New Jersey Elections

Fourth International Subs Reach Record High

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

The Russell Fight – A Study on Liberals, by Walter O’Rourke

Drivers Union’s Story of Fight Now in Pamphlet

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Stalin Finally Has His Innings With Voroshilov

Fight with the Socialist Workers Party for —

Russian Bulletin Out


Vol. IV No. 21, 25 May 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Industrial Mobilization – For What?

GM Bolder Under War Drive Impetus

ILGWU Meeting Under Shadow of War Drive

Black Troops Bearing Brunt of First Rush of Nazi War Machine

CIO Leaders Take Pro-War Stand

Chi. Milkmen on Picket Line Again

IBEW Pickets Con-Edison Power Plant

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

New York Taxi Strikers Take Poll as Strike Enters 5th Week

Workers’ Forum

Workers Asking: Who Are We Going to Fight and – What For? by George Clarke

The Appeal Drive Must Not Lag Now!

CIO Building Union Strikes Queens Jobs

Issues Facing Out-Of-Town Dep’t of ILGWU

Della M. Dunne (obituary)

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Roosevelt Ready To Spike Walsh-Healy Act, by Farrell Dobbs

The Struggle for a Proletarian Party, by James P. Cannon

[Editorials]

Fascist “Christian Mobilizers” Open Drive in New York City, by Sam Marcy

Union-Busting Drive Underway in Chicago, by William Simmons

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Argentine 4th Internationalists Support SWP Majority Position

Today’s Puzzle

Roosevelt’s First Convert


Vol. IV No. 22, 1 June 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Stalin’s GPU Tries to Murder Trotsky

War Drive Against Labor’s Rights on Full Blast

Michigan CIO for Anti-War Struggle – But Haywood Blocks Convention’s Sentiment

Why Does Stalin Want to Kill Trotsky?

Flint CIO Hearings Hit Roosevelt War Plans

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

SWOC Convention Stifled by Surrender of Murray Leadership to War Drive, by Mills

Appeal Drive Gains but Not Enough

Chicago Lodge of Republic Steel Still Think Kelly a Killer

Akron Strikers Keep General Tire Tied up

Clarke Sees Wartime Open Shop Tactics at Work in Syracuse, by George Clarke

Second Chicago Milk Strike within Month Ends in Truce

Stamp Plan Assailed by SWP Jersey Candidate for Senate

George Clarke in Twin Cities on Coast-To-Coast Tour

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Natalia and Leon Trotsky (photo)

Who Is George Mink?

Fourth International for June Has Two Articles by Trotsky

[Editorials]

Minneapolis Teamsters Fight Roosevelt Armament Program

An Editorial

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. IV No. 23, 9 June 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

War Pressure Hits Shipyard Strikers; Next Step Is Crackdown in Auto Plants

Unions Resist Boss Drive Toward War

Anti-Alien Drive Is Strike-Breaking Move

Admiral Wiley Admits Gov’t Fink Scheme

Sailors Fight Drive Against Aliens on Ships

Ohio State AFL Meat Cutters in Anti-War Stand

Government Attacks Drivers

“Aliens” Bill Aimed at This Picket Line (photo)

St. Paul Labor Warns against Government Acts

Workers’ Forum

Workers Are Not Falling Readily for Propaganda Blitzkrieg, Clarke Reports, by George Clarke

Speed Appeal Drive!

Radio Workers Out on Strike at Air King

Selling the Appeal

Akron Labor Council Denounces Pegler

U.S. Bosses Seek Law to Blacklist Filipino Labor Leaders

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

“Youth Are Not Interested in Politics”, by Harry Frankel

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

GPU Assassins Still at Large in Mexico

The Machine Means Different Things – Depends Who Owns It! by Antoinette Konikow

Two Good War Stories

[Editorials]

N.Y. Cops and the Christian Front, by Sam Marcy

Black Colonials Call On British Masses to Revolt

Burnham Quits: Joins “Intellectuals in Retreat”

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens


Vol. IV No. 24, 15 June 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Relief Officials Try to Force Jobless into Army

Roosevelt Sheds All Pretense of Keeping Country Out of War

Auto Parleys Are Nearing Breakdown

Arrest Stalinist in Connection with Attack on Trotsky

Italian Entry Marks Spread Of World War

EWA Seamen Convicted on ‘Mutiny’ Count

Anti-Union Drive Reaches Omaha Drivers

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Strike by Furnace Men Hits Crucible Steel; On War Order

Workers’ Forum

Need Two-A-Week Appeal to Fight War

Lundeberg Fights Anti-Alien Drive

Selling the Appeal

IBEW Local Appeals to Unions To Back Electrical Workers

Miners Accuse FBI of Helping Break Strike

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

ILGWU Convention Ruled by a War-Mongers, by A Delegate

Technique of Drive Against Alien Workers, by Sam Marcy

Citing Documents Is a Dangerous Business, Mr. Earl Browder!

Clarke Speaks in Los Angeles

Militant Worker Gets 25 Years by Frame-up

Roosevelt Refuses to Commute Sentences of WPA Strikers

[Editorials]

Trotsky Letter Exposes Stalin Role in Recent Assassination Attempt

Workers Must Intervene in War – But How? by Albert Goldman

Dialectics Catches Up with Burnham and Shachtman


Vol. IV No. 25, 22 June 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

France’s Fate Warns U.S. Workers: Take Power If You Want to Defeat Fascism!

Hope For Jobs From Arms Drive Is Illusion, CIO Shows

Trotsky Indicts the Kremlin’s Role in Europe’s Catastrophe, by Leon Trotsky

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Stalin Moves into Baltic Countries, by Felix Morrow

Settlement Favors General Motors

Stalinist Band Arrested for Trotsky Attack

Workers’ Forum

Against Whom Is the Anti-Alien Drive Really Being Directed?

Only Two Weeks to Go in Appeal Drive!

Selling the Appeal

Stalinists Mum on Jingo Resolutions in Auto Unions

Air King Strikers Appeal to Membership of Local Three

Cafeteria Local By-Elections Due to Be Held Tuesday

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

His Opportunism Leads Lovestone to Pro-Ally Camp

Harrington Warns Arms Drive Won’t Help Cut Unemployment

Story of Norway’s Last Days

[Editorials]

Stab in the Back, by Barton (cartoon)

How Are Workers to Fight Against Hitlerism? by Albert Goldman

Anti-Alien Prejudice Only Plays the Bosses’ Game, by Sam Marcy


Vol. IV No. 26, 29 June 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Fourth International Meets; Issues Anti-War Manifesto – See Page 3

Boss Parties Agree on Conscription

Stalinists Confess Attempt to Kill Trotsky

French Abandon Allies, by George Stern

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

FDR Picked Right Man for the Job

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

War! It’s Wonderful (table)

New York Cops Club Pickets at Air King

Anti-Alien Drive Revival of Palmer Raids, by Matthew Roan

Mpls. Labor Movement Fights War Drive

Militant Cafeteria Workers Defeat Stalinist Candidate

Seniority Rights In New Union Contracts Protected In War

Toledo Bakery Union Stands Against War

Workers’ Forum

Imperialist War and the Proletarian World Revolution, Manifesto of the Fourth International, adopted at the Emergency Conference

Speed Appeal Funds

[Editorials]

Stalinist G.P.U./Sheldon Harte, by North (cartoon)

Would Revolution Let the Enemy Invade U.S.? by Albert Goldman


Vol. IV No. 27, 6 July 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Willkie Is an Open Challenge to Labor

Harte Was Murdered During or After the GPU Attack on Trotsky

Flint Militants Fight Back at Jingo Campaign

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Coolie Wages for Workers on Defense Jobs

Strike Weapon Surrendered in G.M. Contract

Lewis’ Politics Bolder but Same “Run-a-Round” as Green’s, by Farrell Dobbs

Conservatives Dominate Farmer-Labor Convention, Dictating Its Platform, by Carl O’Shea

Selling the Appeal

Smith Bill Is Passed: Hits at All Labor

Wall Street Drops Plenty in Europe If Hitler Wins

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Capital Drives Women Out of Home to Industry, by Antoinette F. Konikow, M.D.

Haikys Identified as GPU Chieftain in Mexico

Fourth International Conference: Resolution on S.W.P. Internal Struggle

[Editorials]

After Hitler’s Conquest of France – What Next? by L. Lund

Rumania Move May Herald Stalin’s Policy Switch, by Albert Goldman

Nation Backs GPU

State of the Nation

Not Said Now

Patriotism


Vol. IV No. 28, 13 July 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

French “Democrats” Turn Fascist

Communist Int’l Preparing to Abandon “Anti”-War Policy; We Must Fight in Support of Wall Street’s Imperialism, by Felix Morrow

Lynch Mob Leaders Named, Terror Reigns

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Gov’t Taking Applications in Job-Training

Demand Decent Pay for “Defense” Jobs!

Stalinists in Alibi Hunt for Trotsky Attack

Workers’ Forum

“National Emergency” a Good Excuse for Anti-Labor Laws

Party Statement On Press-Org. Fund, by National Committee

What Sailors Are Thinking About the War, by G. Lord

Need of Labor Party Seen in Ohio

Trade Unions Urged To Start Military Training Under Its Control

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

What Really Happened in France?

Will Stalin Try to Seize the Dardanelles? by Albert Goldman

[Editorials]

The New New Deal (cartoon)

Willkie Belongs to Inner Circle of Wall Street, by Albert Goldman

Christian Fronters Boast How They Fixed Treason Trial, by Sam Marcy

CIO Organizers Seized As “Fifth Column”

Klan Praises Roosevelt


Vol. IV No. 29, 20 July 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Funds Are Needed to Safeguard Trotsky from Further Attack, by James P. Cannon & Farrell Dobbs

Democrats Offer Us Four More Years of Crisis, Unemployment, by Felix Morrow

Canadian Seamen’s Union Head Still Jailed Incommunicado

Auto Union Convention Spotlights Weaknesses

Sailors Gain Increases in New Contract

Havana Meet Asked to Aid Refugees

Chicago Makes Room for Democrats

CIO Die Casters in 3rd Week Of Strike at Cleveland Plant

Workers’ Forum

Labor in Minneapolis Observes the First Anniversary of WPA Strike, from Northwest Organizer

Selling the Appeal

What the Last War Taught Some American Workers, by Marvel Scholl

Fifth Column Hysteria Running Riot in Ohio

Bakery Drivers Win Six-Weeks Strike in Ohio

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Social Democrats Try Hard to Blur Lessons of France, by Felix Morrow

Will Workers Vote For Roosevelt?

Youth Congress Shows Stalinists Preparing to Drop “Anti-War” Line

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

[Editorials]

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Workers Cannot Be Isolationist With Regard to War, by Albert Goldman

USSR Closed to Refugees – As Stalinist “Weep” for Them, by Ruth Jeffrey


Vol. IV No. 30, 27 July 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

U.S. Seeks Hemispheric Control

Auto Union Convention Opening in St. Louis

Militant Strike Of Die Casters Lost by Leaders

What Will John L. Lewis Do About His Proven Charges Against FDR?

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Phil Murray, Steel Bosses, All Democrats – Whose Voice Does Their Party Listen To? by Farrell Dobbs

“Worst Repression in 20 Yrs” Says Civil Liberties Union

Soviet Ship Watched For Assailants Of Trotsky

The Negro Question, by Robert L. Birchman

Pacifist Fakery on Conscription

Sovietization of the Baltic Step Forward, by Albert Goldman

Sidney Hook: Recruiting Sergeant – The Professor Is a New, But Typical Convert to War, by Felix Morrow

[Editorials]

Stand on War and USSR Taken by Chinese Section, by Communist League of China, signed by S.S.P.

Yes, the French Popular Front Was Responsible, by Albert Goldman


Vol. IV No. 31, 3 August 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Labor Has Answered to Conscription!

Auto Union Convention Opens; Dull Beginning Is Symbolic

Court Upholds FBI’s Frameup of Teamsters

U.S. Gets Latin-America’s OK on Seizing British Colonies, by Sam Marcy

Aircraft Plant Workers Vote for Auto Union

Attention Members of New York Local

New Jersey in the 1940 Elections – I. The Hague Ticket, by Thomas Mayes

Food Workers’ Paper Warns That Cry of “Fifth Column” Is Prelude to Union-Busting

Selling the Appeal

Analysis of Conscription Bill Shows Anti-Labor Aims

Lehman Plans New Police System to Replace Guard as Anti-Labor Body

Where You Can Buy the Appeal at New York City News-Stands

The Negro Struggle, by Robert L. Birchman

We’ll Never Forget August 4, 1914

More Evidence On the French Capitulation

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Fourth International Out for Aug., Feature Story of Attempt on Trotsky

Private Armies Are Growing Too Fast, Says Jersey Gov.

Attacker of Trotsky, Hiding Sends “Statement” to Press

[Editorials]

War Deal Easy on the Rich; Doesn’t Try to Draft Wealth, by W.F.W.

Difference Between Imperialisms? Yes, But Not Decisive, by Albert Goldman


Vol. IV No. 32, 10 August 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
George Clarke

Stalin Still Hitler’s Vassal, Writes Trotsky, by Leon Trotsky

Conscription Debate Opens – Labor’ s Voice Still Unheard

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Stalinists Cry “Alien” at Cafeteria Local 302 Man

Auto Workers! Convention Story in Next Issue

Workers’ Forum

6-Hour Day Would Boost Steel Employment One-Third, by Farrell Dobbs

New Jersey in the 1940 Elections – II. “The Grand Old Party”

Form Union Defense Guards to Military Training, by Carl O’Shea

David Lasser Didn’t Know It Was Loaded

Batista, Aided By His Stalinist Lackeys Gets Himself “Elected” Cuba’s President

Profit Demand Holds up Arms Program

Appeasement Likely Until U.S. War Machine Is Ready

[Editorials]

Trotsky Nails Talk of Almazan “Plot”, by Leon Trotsky

Against Capitalist Military Training Conscription Bills, by Albert Goldman

Havana Parley Failed to Meet Hemisphere Economic Problem, by Sam Marcy


Vol. IV No. 33, 17 August 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Labor’s Answer to Conscription – A New Pamphlet (extract), by Felix Morrow

Draft Debate Is a Sham!

Ohio Unions Clash over Auto Plant

New UAW Executive Reflects Lewis-Hillman Split in CIO

US Imperialism Made Gains at Havana

Workers’ Forum

Auto Convention Failed to Solve Any of the Union’s Pressing Problems

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Seafarersᰱ Int’l Makes Gains

New Jersey In 1940 elections – III. Workers Need Their Own Party

Selling the Appeal

British Give Way to Japan on Asia Front, by George Stern

The National Defense Lie, by Sam Marcy

An Anti-Labor Clown Tries Red-Baiting, by Mark Knight

[Editorials]

GPU’s Own Agents Will “Confess” Link with Trotsky, He Predicts

Answering a Query on Our Draft Stand, by Albert Goldman

After Burnham – Macdonald, by Leon Trotsky

What Will Happen to the Union Drive in Steel? by Farrell Dobbs


Vol. IV No. 34 August 24, 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Trotsky’s Final Message: Go Forward!

WE BRAND STALIN AS THE MURDERER OF TROTSKY – Trotsky’s Fight Goes On Under The Banner Of The Fourth International

An Editorial

May Bill Pretends to Protect Homes of Conscripts – But Does Not

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Jack Maloney and Lou Miller Begin Federal Prison Terms

Sidney Hillman Working With Green For “Unity”

Labor Needs Own ‘Home Defense’ Guards!

Farewell, Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky and Natalia Sedov Trotsky (photo)

Stalin’s Murders Form Long Roll Now

The Biography of Trotsky Is Part of World History

Drafted Men Keep Seniority Under New Contract

[Editorials]

Why The GPU Used This Method To Kill Trotsky

Do Men Enlist in the Army Voluntarily? by Albert Goldman

Police Hold GPU Agents For Previous Attack


Vol. IV No. 35, 31 August 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Trotsky, the Warrior of the Workers’ Revolution (photo)

Jackson “Confession” Shows GPU Hand in Trotsky Murder

Workers’ Forum

Mpls. Unions Demand Military Training Controlled by Workers

Selling the Appeal

What Methods Shall the Unions Follow in Steel? by Farrell Dobbs

General Motors Speed-Up Is “Patriotism”

Trotsky’s Last March

Text of Jackson “Confession”

Klement “Letter” Also Pointed to the GPU’s Guilt in Murder

Trotsky Foresaw His Assassins Would Use “Trotskyist” Label

Trotsky’s Last Word to Workers of USSR

From All Corners

Salutes to Trotsky

Goldman’s Funeral Address


Vol. IV No. 36, 7 September 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

GPU Trying to “Liquidate” Killer of Trotsky to Keep Him from Talking

To the Memory of the Old Man, by James P. Cannon

Capitalist Press Muddies Trotsky in Death, as It Fought Him in Life, by George Stern

Workers’ Forum

Assassin Was in May 24 Attempt Says Mexican Government Paper

Our Australian Comrades Fight Despite Government Ban

Flint Auto Workers Fight Bosses’ Speed-Up

Workers Want Union Control of Military Training, by Carl O’Shea

Max Geldman Is Chicago Speaker

Trotsky Memorial in Los Angeles Attended by 300

Newark Meeting

Cannon Speaks at Boston Meeting

Minneapolis and St. Paul Meeting

Red-Baiting Drive Dominates New York AFL Convention

Grace Carlson Is Full-Time Party Worker Now

Behind the Lines, by George Stern


Vol. IV No. 37, 14 September 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Flint Auto Workers Ready to Strike

Natalia Testifies Jackson Saw Trotsky Only Twice In His Private Office

Deal With Britain Heralds U.S. Drive

Fascist Judge Heads Inquiry into “Fifth Column” at Flint

Behind the Lines, by George Stern

Sailors Get Chance to Express Opinion of Allies Committee

Workers’ Forum

Convention of CIO Electrical Workers Shows Decrease of Stalinist Influence, by Al Martin

Selling the Appeal

Trotsky Memorial Meetings in Detroit, Cleveland, Etc.

Argentina Land Scandal Exploited by Fascists, by Quebracho

Charles Cooke (obituary)

The Negro Struggle, by Robert L. Birchman

C.P. Lies on Trotsky Murder Exposed; Daily Worker Manufactures “Statement”

Housing Crisis to Be Part of War Boom

Government Report Shows Profits On Arms Dealing Are Soaring Sky-High, by Sam Marcy

Race Riot Danger in Toledo

[Editorials]

Stalin’s New Labor Laws, by John G. Wright

More Messages on the Death of Leon Trotsky


Vol. IV No. 38 September 21, 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Stalin’s New Purge—The First Account Published Anywhere, by John G. Wright

Flint Auto Workers Taking Strike Vote

S.W.P. Plenum – Conference Opens Friday in Chicago

Trotsky Assassin Is Questioned – Covers GPU Trail By Refusing to Answer Questions

U.S. Senatorial Candidate in Minnesota Is Grace Carlson

Minor Strikes in Auto Towns Show the Pot Is Simmering

Workers’ Forum

Here Are Some of the Anti-Labor Clauses in Roosevelt’s Conscription Law

Selling the Appeal

Labor Control of Military Training Debated by Union

Air King Strike Is Over, Judge Smothered It

Jobless Negro Lad Tries To Get into the U.S. Army ...

John Brooks Wheelwright (obituary)

The Negro Struggle, by Robert L. Birchman

The Chinese Get a Lesson in Democracy, by George Stern

Siqueiros, Leader of May 24 Attempt On Trotsky, Defends His Foul Deed, by Walter Rourke

Sidney Hillman – Today He Is the Chief Lieutenant Of the Bosses in Labor’s Ranks

[Editorials]

“Draft Wealth” Item in Draft Law Is a Fraud, by Sam Marcy


Vol. IV No. 39, 28 September 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

N.J. Survey Shows Workers Want Union Control of Military Training, by George Breitman

Cal. Bosses Want to Stop “Labor Rows”

Auto Locals in Flint Prepare to Fight G.M.

Once Again – Who “Destroyed” France?

Coffins Are Just Part of the Army’s “Many Gadgets”

Capitalist Greed Was Cause of Hercules Powder Tragedy

S.W.P. Plenum Opening This Week in Chicago

Workers’ Forum

St. Paul Union Paper Blasts Union Chiefs in Government, from Union Advocate

Minn. Federation Fights For Anti-Labor Law Repeal

Steel Workers Use “Quickies” to Win Demands

C.P. Helped Elect Olson, He’s Outlawing Them Now

100% Profit

The Marxist School – Fall Term 1940

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Mexico after the Elections, by Grandizo Munis

Has Mike Gold Made His Last Blunder?

Negro Sharecropper Facing Trial for Murder of Boss

Communist League of China Honors Memory of Trotsky, by Executive Committee, Communist League of China

[Editorials]

The Crisis in Soviet Agriculture

Japanese Move to Checkmate Anglo-US Deal


Vol. IV No. 40, 5 October 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Pact Means U.S. War In Two Oceans

Proletarian Military Policy Is Adopted at Socialist Workers Party Chicago Conference

SWP Protests Effort to Ban CP From Ballot

New State Guard Units Are Organized to Break Strikes

Parley Over Flint Firings Dragging On

I.B.E.W. Local 3 Leaders Jailed in Strikebreaking Move

Program to Break Labor’s Back Is Drafted By Leading Economists Of The Country

Two Jailed Drivers Union Leaders Now Cleared by Court

S.W.P. Resolution On Proletarian Military Policy, adopted at Plenum-Conference in Chicago, September 27 to 29

Fourth International Trotsky Memorial Issue Out Next Week

Toledano Out as Mexican Labor Chief

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Organize Ford: This Is Still the Biggest Job in Auto, by John Adamson

What Officer Rule Means In the Army, from Eugene Varlin

Negro Condemned to Death for Murdering His White Boss

[Editorials]

The New Purge in the Soviet Union, by John G. Wright

Pivert Swaps Courtesies with Gen. DeGaulle, by J. Gerland


Vol. IV No. 41, 12 October 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

False Passport of the Assassin of Leon Trotsky Traced to GPU – It Belonged to a Loyalist Soldier in Spanish War

For Military Training – Under Control of Unions!

Local 544 Defeats Anti-Union Suit

All-India Congress Reports Vicious Repressions

Auto Workers Strike Midland Steel Plant

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Olson Bars Stalinists from California Ballot

Hillman Moving into Flint Auto Workers’ Fight with G.M.

Success Story

Military Policy of the Proletariat, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

S.W.P. Candidate for U.S. Senate, Grace Carlson, Goes on Minnesota Ballot

Child Labor Is Revived by Stalin

Socialist Appeal Banned in British West Indies, from Kemuel Graham

French Socialists Support the Petain Government

No Minimum Wage for Puerto Rico

Architectural Note, from Minneapolis Star-Journal

[Editorials]

West Coast Firemen Go Out on Strike

Nazi Pressure Outlaws Our Swiss Comrades


Vol. IV No. 42, 19 October 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Draft Will Take One Out of Three

Negroes Repudiate Jim Crow Army Policy of Roosevelt

West Coast Schooners Tied Up

Fort Dix Guardsmen Bitter About Pay And High Prices

Auto Union Is Aroused by GM Attacks

Unions Discuss Need of Union Rights in Army

Sailors Hear Families Are in Dire Want

Undertakers Work

Midland Steel Strikers Are Victorious

Siqueiros, Who Led Gang That Attacked Trotsky, Indicted

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Bethlehem Strikers Return To Work The Day ‘New’ Policy Is Announced!

Crucible Cranemen Win Strike for Wage Rise

Breitman Hits Barbour on Negro Issues

On the Ballot!

Breitman’s Newark Election Campaign Stirs Negro Worker

Why We Are Supporting No Candidate for President

Why the SWP Runs Only One Candidate

The Stalinists and the United Front, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Workers’ Power Alone Can Defeat Fascism, by J. Gerland

John Brown’s Ideas Go Marching On, by J. Ingram

Attorney for Trotsky’s Widow Blasts Story of GPU Assassin, by Albert Goldman

[Editorials]

Who Owns This Country?

Siquieros Is Mexican Agent of the GPU, by Grandizo Munis

How the Negroes in the South View the Army Draft, from Baltimore Afro-American

Trotsky Memorial Fund – Branch Pledges


Vol. IV No. 43, 26 October 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

An Editorial

Draft Boards Are Packed with Wall Street Stooges

Cromwell Is Anti-Labor, Says L.N.P.L.

Many Homeless Turn Up for Draft Register

Mein Kampf – U.S. Style

Hillman Buries CIO Plea on War Orders

Workers’ Forum

Penn. Joads Victorious In “Blitz-Strike”

SWP Candidate on Minneapolis Radio

United Front to Defend C.P. in Calif. Is Asked

Trotsky Memorial Fund

Food Store Men Strike Chains In Four States

Larry Murphy (obituary)

Fire Prevention Teachers Made Quite a Bonfire!

Summary Speech on Military Policy, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Natalia Trotsky Answers a Foul Slander – Letter to J.R. Johnson, from Natalia Sedov Trotsky

Negro Labor Head Jailed by Britain

Some More Southern Chivalry

Understatement of the Week

[Editorials]

Remember These Daily Worker Stories?

Hillman Plays Judas in Arms Contract Fight, by Art Preis

Soviet Youth in Forefront of Increasing Mass Unrest, by John G. Wright

You Said It!


Vol. IV No. 44, 2 November 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

The Way of Lenin and Trotsky Is Still the Only Way Out! – 23 Years of the Russian Revolution

Lewis Does It Again; This Time for the Republicans

War Scene Shifts To Mediterranean

An Editorial

Logic of the ‘Statesman’ of Labor

“Neither to Laugh nor to Weep”

Negroes Good Enough to Draft But Not to Vote, says Governor

Workers’ Forum

Fort Dix Soldiers Win Demand For Better Chow

Stalinists Support Pro-Willkie Stand of John L. Lewis

SWP Broadcast to Minnesota Workers – Grace Carlson, Candidate for Senator, Puts Our Military Program on the Air

Sugaring The Draft

Hillman Merely Helped to Break Boeing Strike, from Aircraft Worker

Coast C.P. Members Learn Of United Front Refusal

Trotsky Memorial Fund

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Ten Days That Shook the World, by Lidia Beidel

A Union Paper On Military Training, from The Northwest Organizer

Lewis Shifts Parties – But Not Basic Line, by Joseph Hansen

Judas-Goat Dunjee

Forty dollars a Head

[Editorials]

Leon Trotsky and the Anniversary of October, by Albert Goldman

An Army Major Tell Some Truths, by Art Preis


Vol. IV No. 45, 9 November 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Wall Street Wins Another Election

West Coast Ship Tie-Up Still Firm

Greek Resistance Slows Down Italians – Japanese Withdraw Forces in South Part of China, by George Stern

Bethlehem Steel Blasts Lewis’ Hope For “Deal”

Training Camp News Blocked by Censorship

Trotsky on the GPU

Union Leaflets Bring Arrests at Ford Plant

Electric Union Wins Leviton NLRB Election

Anti-Picketing Statute Void in Oregon

Wall Street Profits Soar

Negro Sailors Put in Brig

Workers’ Forum

Stalinist Henchmen Follow Lewis in Giving Support to Willkie, by Lydia Bydell

Selling the Appeal

Negro Resolution on War, adopted by the Political Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

Election Grievance

Trotsky Memorial Fund

“National Defense” Costs

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Nat Turner Rebellion Anniversary – Negro Slave Led Revolt, by William Dixon

Draft Health Bad, Medical Report Shows, by Lydia Bydell

Boss War Brutally Exploits Women Workers in Factories, by Mary Dante

Dr. Ruby Dies (obituary)

Correction

[Editorials]

Roosevelt and Wall St., by Art Preis

Go Forward – Paralyzing Poison from the Ivory Tower of Pacifism, by Joseph Hansen

Rubber Strike Victorious

J.P. Morgan’s Errand Boy


Vol. IV No. 46, 16 November 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

“National Unity” Hides Blow At Labor – War Drive Pushed “Full Speed” Ahead

Minnesota Vote 5,743 for Carlson – Anti-War Stand Gains Lead Among Minorities, by Carl O’Shea

Flint, 1937 – It’s Still the Only Answer (photo)

Ford Gets Big War Order Day After FDR’s Re-Election

Stalinist Change Hammer and Sickle for Spade and Hoe

Molotov Pays Courtesy Call On Hitlerites

Australian Munitions Workers Call Quickie Strike

Flint G.M. Conflict Halted – UAW Officials Sanction Reprisals upon Union Militants

Getting Big-Hearted

Negro Sailors Are Still in the Brig, by Albert Parker

Workers’ Forum

Job Training Rights Denied Negro Youths

Police Raid Office Seize Trotskyist Literature

Bad Health Has America Worried

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Negro Appointed to Higher Rank in Armed Forces

A.L.P. Doubles Vote of 1936 in New York

Natalia Trotsky Greeted on Nov. 7

Draftee Jobs Guaranteed Draft Head Alleges

Rapid Expansion of Army Follows Draft Lottery

Soldiers at Fort Dix Gain Rise in Their Wages

Steel Workers Use “Quickie” Tactic to Win

Masses Favor Conscription Poll Shows

Latin American Notes

We Love Our Boss

Steel Profits Soar

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

War Orders Policy Hit

Fourth International Features Trotsky Article

Recruiters Wax Poetic in Film Blurb

Avoiding Class 1-A

“Why?” Query Draftees as They Filed Past, by Lewm

Join the Army to Learn a Trade

Long Time No See!

Society Notes

Trotsky Memorial Fund

Oehlerite Paper Arbitrarily Banned by Authorities

Horror Item

[Editorials]

Roosevelt and Wall St. (Part II), by Art Preis

Go Forward – Prediction of Trotsky a Triumph of Marxist Analysis, by Joseph Hansen


Vol. IV No. 47, 23 November 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Industrial Unionism Upheld by CIO – Convention Hits AFL Conditions

Airplane Workers Going Strike – Mass Picket Lines Call for Cut in Boss Profits

An Editorial

G.P.U. Assassin of Trotsky – “Frank Jacson” alias “Jacques Mornard” (photos)

Green for Unity on His Terms

Siqueiros Held in Penitentiary

Murder, Inc., by Don Dore

First Results of Our Military Policy, by James P. Cannon

LaGuardia Hits Right to Strike

Workers’ Forum

Maritime Union Sign Agreement – Stalinist Influence Disrupts United Labor Front

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

“National Unity” (photo of lynching victim)

Soldiers Must Buy New Uniforms Out of $21 Pay

Defend Jailed Negro Sailors! from Defend the Negro Sailors, by Albert Parker

Hunting Season in Michigan Brings Crisis in Auto, by Jules Geller

Clerks and Butchers Win by United Strike Action

Judges Arrest Judges in Election Fraud Cases

Captain Laughs at Idea Men Freeze in Tents

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Defense for Waller Asks Aid – Negro Sharecropper in Virginia Faces Execution

Sam Gompers’ Ghost Haunts Craft Chiefs

Labor Should Work 10 to 12 Hour Day Declares Millis

What’s in a Name?

School for Capitalist Generals, by Eugene Varlin

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

[Editorials]

Roosevelt and Wall St. (Part III), by Art Preis

Go Forward – Eight Professional Pacifists Seek Jail Term, by Joseph Hansen


Vol. IV No. 48, 30 November 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

CIO Opens Road to Militant Struggle – Convention Upholds Industrial Unionism, by Felix Morrow

Minnesota Vote Tops Minorities – Final Returns Show Carlson Above CP And SP Combined, by V.R. Dunne

Vultee Strikers Point to Boss Profits (photo)

Strike Wins Pay Raise at Vultee

Demand Freedom for Negro Sailors, by Albert Parker

Women Want to Join the Army

Aircraft Profits Soar Skyward

End of Rainbow

Murder for Profit – The Story Behind the Explosions in the Chemical Plants, by Don Dore

Workers’ Forum

Militarism and Workers Rights (Part II), by James P. Cannon

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist Manager Fired for Excusing Absentees

Minneapolis Sunday Forum Analyzes Workers’ Vote

Marxist School Finishes Successful Term in N.Y.

Hitler Offers People Socialism and Dog Meat

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Highlights of the C.I.O. Convention, by F.M.

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

Society Notes

Trotsky Memorial Fund

What Do They Expect?

To All Branches —

[Editorials]

Child Labor in USSR, by John G. Wright

Go Forward – Latin American Workers Face U.S. Imperialism, by Joseph Hansen

Crazy as a Fox


Vol. IV No. 49, 7 December 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Negroes Fight Phila. Police Terror

Farmers Union Meets in St. Paul

AFL Convention Blocks Labor Unity by Hostility to Industrial Unions, by Art Preis

Anti-Labor Police Chief Is Michigan Home Guard Head

Union Men Jailed in Strikes, Kept Out of Drafted Army

Negro Soldier Hits Jim Crow in Army Camp – Colored Troops Are Segregated in Many Phases of Camp Life

Sailors Firm in West Coast Ship Strike

Vultee Victory Bolsters Union Aircraft Drive

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Happy Days in the Army

“Silly and Unscientific”

Workers’ Forum

Progressive Stand of the CIO Convention (Part II), by Felix Morrow

Portrait of Trotsky at Whitney Museum

Note for Wall Street

Negro Delegates Jim Crowed by AFL Central Labor Body

Lenin, Trotsky and the First World War (Part III), by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Women Workers in the Last War – Now, Again, as the Men Face Death, the Women Face Factory Horrors, by Mary Dante

Military Arts for Workers in New Book, by Carl O’Shea

Natalia’s Thanks to All Who Shared Her Grief, from Natalia Sedoff Trotsky

New Union Problems, as Tool Industry Expands

Capitalism Rules German Economy

Trotsky Memorial Fund

[Editorials]

Why The Farmers Voted Against Roosevelt, by Peter Graves

Notebook of an Agitator – Union Boy Gets Raise, by J.P.C.

Many “Trotskyists” Reported Seized By Nazis in France


Vol. IV No. 50, 14 December 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Negro Sailors Ousted for Protest – 13 Discharge; 2 Face Navy Trial, by Albert Parker

J.F. Finerty Joins Aid for Waller – Famous Attorney to Fight Execution of Negro Sharecropper

Court Order Denounced by Minneapolis Unions, by Carl O’Shea

Here’s a New Angle on “National Defense”

Houston Dairy Drivers Strike After Lockout, by A Truck Driver

AFL-CIO Unite in Big Lumber Strike – 45,000 Rival Union Men Join Hands to Wrest Wage Gains from Timber Lords

Phila. Bosses Try to Quiet Protest Storm – 19 Cops, 2 Judges Transferred for Mass Negro Arrests

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Grace Carlson on National Tour

Nazis Arrest 90 Trotskyists in the Paris Region

Workers’ Forum

Our Party’s Vote in Minnesota (map)

AFL Gave Undue Prominence to the Racketeering Issue, by Art Preis

The “Socialist” Critics of the CIO – They Provide a Pseudo-Radical Alibi for Hillman and the AFL, by Felix Morrow

Trotsky Memorial Fund

CP Asked to Debate by Minn. SWP

Wasn’t Meant to Kill Trotsky Says Leader of May Attack! by Walter Rourke

Latest Fourth International Off the Press

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

They Have Their Plattsburgs – It’s Time the Workers Got Wise, and Demanded Workers Plattsburgs, by Eugene Varlin

An Indictment of Jim Crow in Army and Navy

Stalin Purges His Playwrights – Writing Plays in Stalin’s Domain Is Dangerous Occupation, by John G. Wright

Unions Back Campaign for Refugee Relief

[Editorials]

Juicy War Contracts Just Ooze Fat Profits, by Don Dore

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

Camacho Takes Office – and Turns to the Right, by Walter Rourke

Request Photos of Leon Trotsky


Vol. IV No. 51, 21 December 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Ford Union Drive at Crucial Stage – Many Thousands Boldly Join Up

Cafeteria Local Elects Militants

Grace Carlson Starts National Tour Jan. 2

Enforcement of Union Contract – Flint Style

Hillman Wins in Jersey CIO Body – Chance to Defeat Hillman Is Tossed Away by Lewis Bloc, by George Breitman

Workers Favor Collective Bargaining Rights in Army

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Stalin’s Latest Ukase!

Workers’ Forum

AFL-CIO Lumber Workers Win Gains Despite Stalinist Sabotage

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Results of Detroit-Toledo Poll on Military Training (table)

Flint Auto Locals Demand G.M. Action

Trotsky Memorial Fund

December F.I. Just out

N.Y. Cafeteria Workers’ Program

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Stalin Extends His Compulsory Labor Laws, by John G. Wright

Camacho vs. Almazan: Tempest in Teacup, by G. Munis

British Workers Carry War Load

[Editorials]

Our Party’s Election Campaign in Minnesota, by Grace Carlson

Macdonald Cries Out Against Shachtman’s Internal Regime, by Joseph Hansen

The Real Mystery Behind the Hitler-Molotov Interview


Vol. IV No. 52, 28 December 1940
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

CIO Warns against Home Guard Bill – “Sabotage” Bill Also Denounced

Cafeteria Workers’ United Front Makes Clean Sweep in Elections

Bad Housing Spreads Illness in Army Camps

Flint Auto Workers Hear Grace Carlson Tuesday, Jan. 7

Negro Sailors Defended by Boston Meeting

Waller Gets a Stay of Execution – Labor and Negro Protests Win Delay of Sharecropper’s Death Sentence

Attention Chicago! Grace Carlson Speaks on Friday

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

“Equality” Before the Draft Boards – Oh Yeah

Special National Convention of SWP Acts on International Relations

Imprisoned by British Police

Workers’ Forum

“T.B.”, Scourge of the Poor, Kills 9 Workers for 1 Businessman, by Grace Carlson

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Appeal Army

Trotsky Memorial Fund

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Stalin Calls “Party” Conference – Will, Like All Previous Ones, Be Preceded by Mass Purge, by John G. Wright

A Midwesterner Is Flabbergasted by the New New York, by Art Preis

Martinique: Two Negro Newspapers’ Views – They Differ Only in Their Choice of Slavemasters for This Negro Colony, by Albert Parker

A Crude Lie About France in the Saturday Evening Post

War Against Fascism

[Editorials]

Anaconda Copper Trust Hits The Jackpot Again

Shachtman Takes Chair Vacated by Professor Burnham, by Joseph Hansen

Latin-American Masses Fear Uncle Sam’s “Aid”, by Quebracho


[Volume 4 ends here. Volume 5 continues below for 4 issues before the name changes back to The Militant for the final time]


Vol. V No. 1, 4 January 1941
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Just Remember the War Labor Boards of 1917, by Michael Cort

Auto Union Issues Call for General Motors Conference

Grace Carlson in Chicago, Flint, Detroit This Week

New Cafeteria Local Officers Are Inducted

Labor Defense Ousted Minn. Educator

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Hillman Groggy in 2nd Round, by Our Sports Editor

Workers’ Forum

UAW Fisher Body Local Blasts Top Board’s Rotten Settlement

Trade Union Notes, by Farrell Dobbs

Grace Carlson’s Speaking Dates

Trotsky Memorial Fund

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The War and Coming Revolutions –The Germs of Workers’ Uprisings Infect All Warring Nations, by Art Preis

Why Browder & Co. Now Yell For U.S.-USSR Amity

One Sabotage Case They’re Not Pushing

Women and the Class Struggle – They Play a Decisive Role in the Labor Movement, by Mary Dante

[Editorials]

How Stalin Celebrated The 23rd Anniversary, by John G. Wright

The New Revelation According to Saint Norman Thomas

They Honor John Reed – And Suppress His Book

SWP Protests Jailing of Pierre Frank, by James P. Cannon


Vol. V No. 2, 11 January 1941
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Congress Planning Anti–Strike Laws, by Felix Morrow

Labor Defends Minn. Educator

An Editorial

Grace Carlson Speaks in Your Vicinity

Grace Carlson Reports on First Meetings, by Grace Carlson

Worker Reports Chaos in New Training Camp

Leviton Strike Holds Firm in 19th Week

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

Reuther Plan Is Swell – For Him

Workers’ Forum

Ford Pays Millions for Lying Ads to Conceal His Vile Labor Policy

Trotsky Memorial Fund – We’re on the Last Lap; Minneapolis Is in Front, by James P. Cannon

New York Plans Banquet for Grace Carlson

War Labor Board of 1918 – Green, Hillman, Murray Following Gompers’ Policy (Part II), by Michael Cort

Appeal Army

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

The Kremlin’s Child Labor System – Soviet Russia Today Pretends It’s “Socialist” Schooling, by John G. Wright

Nation Weeps Crocodile Tears for the Refugees

New Year Message to Natalia Trotsky from Chicago

There’s Only One Road for India – A Ceylonese Tells Why Only the Masses Can Free India, by J.V.P. de Silva

Arm London Police

[Editorials]

Industrial Insurance Racket Robs the Poor, by Don Dore

Valiant British Brewers Expose Fifth Columnists, by Joseph Hansen

Distrust of Yankees Revives in Argentina, by Quebracho


Vol. V No. 3, 18 January 1941
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Roosevelt Dictator Under New Bill

Daily Worker’s Editor Expelled – Neither He Nor Browder Will Tell Why; May Be Dodge to Cover Up Their Tracks

Grace Carlson in Boston

CIO Executive Board Adopts 6-Point “Plan” for Draftees

Grace Carlson’s Own Story On Tour Meetings, by Grace Carlson

Boss Weakening in 20th Week of Leviton Strike

Flint Chevrolet Votes to Strike

East Chicago Steelchippers Out on Strike

On The War Fronts, by George Stern

Marks Products Strike Backs Up Leviton Action

Workers’ Forum

Navy Backs Union–Busting Bill to Militarize Merchant Marine

Highlights in the Labor Press, by Carl O’Shea

The Record of the War Labor Board of 1918 (Part III), by Michael Cort

Appeal Army

Schedule of Carlson Tour

Trotsky Memorial Fund

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Karl Liebknecht: Revolutionist – The “Democrats” Murdered Him – And Opened the Road to Hitler, by Eugene Varlin

They Tell Vile Falsehoods About German Workers

Our Red Rosa, the German Workers Called Her, by Antoinette F. Konikow

[Editorials]

There’s War in Canada – Against the Trade Union

Lovestone Quits; The Fruit of Lack of Principles

British Jail Indian for Demanding Democracy

They Were The Greatest Heroes Of The Last War

Notice to Branches


Vol. V No. 4, 25 January 1941
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party

EDITORS:
Felix Morrow
Albert Goldman

GENERAL MANAGER:
Ruth Jeffrey

Ford’s River Rouge Is Aflame with Union Men

Grace Carlson in New York

Churchill’s Anti-Labor Acts Follow U.S. “Aid”

Grace Carlson Reports Negro Audiences by Grace Carlson

On the Strike Fronts

On the War Fronts, by George Stern

The Kept Press and Henry Ford

Workers’ Forum

N.A.A.C.P. Sets January 26 as Protest Day Against Jim Crow

In Roosevelt’s Garbage Can (cartoon), by Art Forth

Ford Knows His Patriotism Pays; It Did in 1918

British Air Raid Shelters Report Is for Jim Crow!

Appeal Army

Republic Rubber Contract Includes Raise, Concessions

Schedule of Carlson Tour

The Right Man

Trotsky Memorial Fund

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Lenin on the Platform, by Leon Trotsky

Lenin’s “Secret Weapon”, by Felix Morrow

[Editorials]

In Memphis, Domain of FDR’s Comrade, Crump – You’re in Trouble If You’re a Negro and Didn’t Vote for Roosevelt and the Rest of Boss Crump’s Bourbon Ticket

A War Reporter Lifts the Veil for a Moment

Just The Right People to Rule on Textbooks, by Lidia Bennett

What Stalinists Did at Their “Lenin Memorial”

Who Backed Camacho? Mexican Stalinists

 


Last updated on 24 January 2015