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(1945)

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Vol. IX No. 1, 6 January 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Allies Foist New Puppet on Greece, by Joseph Hansen

Blessings of Allied Liberation (cartoon), by Gray

“Welcome Home” Mass Meeting Planned for 12

Militant Yearly Subscription Rate Cut from $2 to $1

Roosevelt’s “Seizure” Order Halts Spreading Ward Strikes, by Art Preis

Tresca Meeting

Union-Busting Charged Against Navy Officers

Cut-Back Lay-Offs Provoke Walkouts, by Roy Weston

War Surpluses Racket Exposed

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Youngstown Branch Leads SWP Campaign to Raise $18,000 Party Expansion, by Rose Karsner

Comrade Harry Kanter

Trotskyist Youth Group Formed in New York City

Militant Army

Railway Bosses Swindle Workers from Puerto Rico

Pioneer Notes

Twin Cities Hold Sunday forums

ELAS Defeats British-Backed EDES Forces, by Wells Thurber

An Open Letter to R.J. Thomas, by Perley P. McManus, from Voice of Local 212

SWP Convention Articles Featured in December F.I.

One Year After the 18 Entered Prison, by Paul Abbott

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Roosevelt Uses Executive Power to Regiment the Labor Movement, by C. Thomas

10 Years Ago in The Militant

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Repeat performance (cartoon), by Gray

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Stalinist Machine Blocks CIO Council Aid to Ward Strikers

Pioneers Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

How British and American Corporations Armed the Nazis

Huge Death Toll in Mines Due to Lust for Profits

International Notes

Anti-Fascist Hero

Aluminum Corporation Blocks Power Project


Vol. IX No. 2, 13 January 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Labor Leaders Will Speak at Meeting for 12

Roosevelt Demands Slave Labor Bill in First Congress Message

New York Local Phone Operators Vote to Strike

Greek Premier Follows Allied Policy of Counter-Revolution, by Joseph Hansen

Negroes Denied War Jobs Despite Labor “Shortage”, by R. Chester

Government Uses Ward Case to Aid Anti-Strike Power, by Art Preis

American Army Officer Attacks French Union

Soviet Prisoners of War Hail Rising Revolution in Europe

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Socialist Workers Party Branches Speed Contributions Toward $18,000 fund

Militant Army

Oscar Shoenfeld Will Address New York Forum

Pioneer Notes

Youth Speaker Opposes War

The 18 and Their Jailers, by Ruth Johnson

The Four Freedoms as Seen in India (cartoon), from Indian Log

Workers’ Bookshelf

More Kindly Words (poem), by Roger Service, from British Tribune

Ambassador’s Cable Proves Allies Provoked Greek War

Mexican Workers Fight High Prices

Cynical Bureaucrats

Liebknecht and Luxemburg – Heroic Martyrs in the Worker’s Struggle for Socialism, by Martha Murray

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

“It Takes Guts to Run This Country” (cartoon), by Gray

UAW East Coast Committee Fights No-Strike Pledge

Open-Shopper Reports on European Problems, by Louis Bonn

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Army “Seizure” at Ward’s (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneers Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

No Faith in Roosevelt’s Wage and Job Promises

Where the Carrion Lies the Vultures Hover

International Notes

“Liberation”

Federal Court Goes Easy on Corporation Criminals


Vol. IX No. 3, 20 January 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Forced Labor Laws Endanger Unions, by C. Thomas

Anti-Labor Front Aids UAW “No-Strike” Group, by Art Preis

Discrimination Exposes Manpower Shortage

Allies Protect Italian Fascists

Released Trotskyist Leaders to Address New York Meeting

Budget Report Shows Staggering War Costs

Biddle Accused of Helping Trust Laws Violators

Allies Imposed “Truce” in War on Greek People, by Joseph Hansen

Mae Postal (obituary)

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP Branches Boost Fund Drive Totals as Date of Release for Comrades Nears, by Rose Karsner

Comrade James Powell (obituary)

Militant Army

N.Y. Forum Hears Talk on “What is Trotskyism?”

Pioneer Notes

Socialist Youth Forum Expands

How Lenin Spoke on the Platform, by Leon Trotsky

Big Business and the “New Deal”, by R. Bell

Tobin Pays Off to Stassen for Aid Against 544-CIO

Who Told the Truth About Second World War? by Ruth Johnson

All Quiet on the Athens Front (cartoon), by Gray

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

How Britain Established the Monarchs in Greece, by Joseph Hansen

“We Will Return”

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Carlo Tresca, Labor Martyr, Is Honored Internationally on Anniversary of Death

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Returned Soldiers Display Union Militancy in Plants

Monopolies Protected by Roosevelt Regime

International Notes

The Prospects for Jobs under “Free Enterprise”


Vol. IX No. 4, 27 January 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

12 Trotskyist Leaders Released After Imprisonment of 13 Months, by Larissa Reed

Churchill Blames His Victims for Greek Slaughter, by Joseph Hansen

Roosevelt Rejects AFL-CIO Demand to Raise Wages, by R. Bell

Clear the Road! (cartoon), by Gray

Murray Intervenes to Bolster No-Strike Policy in UAW Poll, by Art Preis

Roosevelt Breaks Cleveland Strike

Flint CIO Council Scores Allied Policy in Europe

Roosevelt, Brass Hats Speed Forced Labor, by C. Thomas

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Release of 12 Prisoners Spurs SWP Expansion Fund Drive, by Rose Karsner

New York SWP Local Holds Lenin Meeting

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Speed-Up Hits Rubber Workers, by Joseph Andrews

How Stalinism Rules Bulgaria, by Paul Abbott

Released Trotskyist Prisoners (photo)

Lynn Case Appeal Rejected Again by Supreme Court

Stalinist Fink Clause in ILWU Contract

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Of Course, THEY Like It! (cartoon), by John Baer, from Labor

Auto Militants Rally to Fight No-Strike Pledge, by Jerry Kirk

Rankin Speaks on Negro slavery

Longshoremen Given Wage Run-Around as Bridges Hobnobs with Shipowners, by Robert Chester

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“Hunger with Dignity” in Italy (cartoon), by Gray

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Supreme Court Juggles Words on Child Labor

Capitalist Judge Shows “Impartiality” – Almost

International Notes

The Revealing Leaflet American Legion Withdrew


Vol. IX No. 5, 3 February 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

UAW demands withdrawal from WLB, by Art Preis

Ward “seizure” by government ruled illegal

The homecoming of the twelve, by Larissa Reed

Roosevelt puts on pressure for forced labor measures, by Joseph Keller

Extra! WLB bucks big corporation

British Trotskyist runs for parliament

Auto militants broadcast strong appeal for revocation of the no-strike pledge, by J. Kirk and R. Weston

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Socialist Workers Party fund drive tops $15,000 mark on release of comrades, by Rose Karsner

Uruguay Trotskyists hounded by reaction

Militant Army

Meetings of SWP branches commemorate Lenin’s work

Pioneer Notes

We carry on Lenin’s fight today, by M. Stein

Servant of Big Business (photo)

Allies censor news on Greece, by Joseph Hansen

What Wallace-Jones dispute really means, by Paul Abbott

Economic chaos intensifies woes of Italian people

Twin cities hold banquet in honor of 12, by Barbara Bruce

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The life and work of Lenin commemorated in January FI

10 Years Ago in The Militant

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Taking a leaf of out of Hitler’s book, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

General Electric accused of ties with Nazi cartel

War or peace – corporation patent “rights” respected

International Notes

Why the RFC is called “relief for capitalists”


Vol. IX No. 6, 10 February 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Slave labor bill adopted by House

12 released Trotskyists honored at meeting, by Art Preis

Cleveland auto militants fight no-strike pledge

“Big Three” conference, by Gray (cartoon)

The “Big Three” conference: secret diplomacy in action, by Harry Martell

‘Freedom from want’

Los Angeles SWP runs candidate for mayor, by J. Simons

Writer exposes deliberate provocation in brutal massacre of Greek workers, by Larissa Reed

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

More branches top their quotas in SWP $18,000 fund campaign, by Rose Karsner

Militant Army

Pertinent questions

Pioneer Notes

Colonial policy is forum topic

[Mass Meeting in New York]

The Moyne case and its meaning, by Norman Daniels

Sidney Hillman boasts “I am a banker also,” by Louis Jordan

Separatists are British catspaws in ruined Sicily, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

GI housing bill is benefit mainly to realty sharks

10 Years Ago in The Militant

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Scene at CRDC mass meeting (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

War! It’s wonderful – for American bankers

What most people think about capitalist politics

International Notes

“Shortage” is smokescreen for tire price-steal


Vol. IX No. 7, 17 February 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

AFL interviews SWP candidate in Los Angeles

Secret Allied conference at Yalta designs plans to dominate Europe, by William F. Warde

One more scrap of paper, by Gray (cartoon)

Soldier receives life sentence for socialist views

Brass Hats raise fake “morale” issue in drive to put over slave labor law, by C. Thomas

Allied leaders fear European revolution

Strikes, mass actions topple Pierlot rule, by Frank Lawrence

Released Trotskyists send thanks to CRDC for aid

Celler exposes Stalinist lobby for forced labor

Angry packing house workers strike, protest wage stall

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP $18,000 expansion fund campaign near goal with 92 p.c. of quota fulfilled, by Rose Karsner

Genaro Gomez, by Oscar Fisher

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

“Labor draft bill” and “socialism” are topics at New York forums

Few gains in steel wage “victory,” by Ed Conti

Who was it that won the elections?

How it all adds up by Gray (cartoon)

Textile barons laud OPA heads

Grace Carlson gives talk on crisis in Europe

What forced labor means for the Negro people

Steelworkers hold caucus in Dist. 26 to support Beck

Flint unionists urge creation of Labor Party, by Jeff Thorne

Masses demonstrate against Pierlot (photo)

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

“Let them eat cake”

Citrine slanders ELAS, whitewashes Churchill

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Secret diplomacy, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

“What’s to become of me?”, by Bill Horton & Louise Jordan

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

How to get to Congress – according to an authority

Company-store prices boosted by OPA order

International Notes

Senate hearings reveal war surplus speculation


Vol. IX No. 8, 24 February 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Union heads back forced labor plan, by C. Thomas

Allies impose harsh “peace” on Greek ELAS, by Larissa Reed

Trying to hold down the iron lid, by Gray (cartoon)

UAW referendum on strike policy nears conclusion

Campaign begins for 10,000 Militant readers

Real aims united the Allies at secret Crimea conference, by William F. Warde

Helen Judd (obituary)

SWP candidate files nominating petitions

Beating the gun on forced labor

WLB chairman Davis gives whitewash excuse for board’s stalling policies, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

$18,000 party expansion fund campaign total goes over top ahead of deadline, by Rose Karsner

Workers laid off despite ‘shortage’

New York local welcomes return of Grace Carlson

Militant Army

New York forum to hear address on Yalta parley

Pioneer Notes

New SWP hall in San Pedro

A report from France on what workers want

Why we supported “EAM-ELAS” struggles, by M. Morrison

Myra Tanner Weiss (photo)

“Might is right,” by Covington Hall (song)

Leon Sedov: Brave revolutionary fighter, by Leon Trotsky

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Bosses launch attack on Briggs UAW local, by Jeanette Lane

Vicious lies spread about Greek ELAS

Protests compel reduction of court-martial sentence

“The Four Freedoms” (cartoon)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Graveyard of grievances, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Unrest mounting inside Germany

Real aims that united Allies at Yalta parley

Pioneer Paragraphs

What the real score was in Greece

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

The Militant’s Question-Box

International Notes


Vol. IX No. 9, 3 March 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Textile union ends no-strike pledge, by Art Preis

Vigilante terror aimed at Japanese-Americans, by Ralph Graham

Forced labor plan advanced by Senate military committee, by C. Thomas

Little Steel formula upheld by “impartial” WLB members

A tough argument

Terror fails to halt strikes in Germany, by Harry Martell

Fund campaign sets high record

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

SWP branches obtain 1,526 new readers in first day of Militant sub campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Akron workers hear talk on situation in Europe

“War is hell!”

Militant Army

Greet released 12 at San Francisco CRDC meeting

Pioneer Notes

Dollar patriots get fat Nazi dividend

N.Y. forum on Jewish question

$18,000 party expansion fund final score

Fighting record of Trotskyists inside France

Reign of terror renewed in Greece following “peace”

The reparations issue and a socialist Europe, by M. Morrison

Churchill armed fascist forces to massacre the Greek workers, by Larissa Reed

Low wages, bloated profits in textile

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Steelworkers election reveals militant trend, by Jack Wilson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Vigilantes burn Japanese-American home (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Plan to pillage Germany means ruin for Europe, by John G. Wright

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Workers’ Forum

Private working capital greatest in all history

FHA bars Negro workers from Texas housing units

International Notes

“Millionaires Amendment” to limit taxes on rich


Vol. IX No. 10, 10 March 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Workers oppose WMC draft plan in New Bedford, by C. Thomas

Detroit CIO auto workers strike against anti-union provocations, by John Saunders

Negro Seabees protest Jim-Crow by hunger strike, by Henry Jordan

Roosevelt’s trained seals, by Gray (cartoon)

“Tyrants War”

Vinson tightens wage freeze in ruling on ‘fringe’ demands

WLB denies UAW CIO wage raise

SWP candidate speaks at enthusiastic rally

Mine union opens negotiation for substantial pay increases

Election platform of Trotskyist candidate for Los Angeles mayor

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches obtain over 2,000 subscriptions in first two weeks of Militant campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Employers plan drive to bust labor unions, by R. Bell

Militant Army

Akron contender challenges all new members

Pioneer Notes

Roosevelt and the Middle-East kings, by Frank Lawrence

Report gives real opinion of German people on Nazism

Canadians fight draft roundup, by E. Johnson

Nazi officials retained in conquered territory, by John G. Wright

International Notes

Talk in Newark on Yalta parley

Tribute to Helen Judd – revolutionary fighter, by Art Preis

The glorious traditions and history of International Women’s Day, March 8, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

What “Liberation” meant to Antwerp, by M. Warren

Report discloses intent to limit Jewish dentists, by Don Shelton

Three articles on Greece featured in February F.I.

Forum to hear Ruth Johnson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Stalinist finks aid Detroit auto barons

“Transfusion? – Free!”, by Seaman, from Justice (cartoon)

Pioneer Paragraphs

“Get off the War Labor Board,” demands Flint council

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Wall Street’s “relief” for Europe, by Gray (cartoon)

OPA chief admits profits are highest in history

Workers’ Forum

What Little Steel formula has done to real wages

Price ceiling violations boost cost-of-living

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 11, 17 March 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wage-freeze chiefs gain promotions, by R. Bell

Race on terrorism on West Coast goes unchecked, by Ralph Graham

Insurgent masses fight Hitlerism inside Germany, by Harry Martell

“Escape” of fascist general rocks Bonomi regime in Italy, by John G. Wright

In the News

Los Angeles SWP election rallies feature campaign

Briggs workers vote to end 10-day strike, by Jeanette Lane

UAW-CIO international board meets as auto crisis grows, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches maintain over 1,000-per-week pace in Militant subscription campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Senate bill embodies forced labor scheme, by C. Thomas

Militant Army

Paris Commune is forum topic

N.Y. local plans masquerade ball

Pioneer Notes

Program published by the Italian Trotskyist Party

Anglo-American masters grant a “concession”, by M. Morrison

Letter from an Italian peasant

International Notes

The 62nd anniversary of Karl Marx’s death, by Friedrich Engels

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Behind the Stalinist campaign of slander, by Joseph Keller

“Learn to relax by cultivating hobby” is radio advice to overworked mothers, by Grace Carlson

Reading unionists urge Labor Party

The Negro Struggle, Charles Jackson

Costs: One trillion dollars, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Slave labor – before Yalta and after, by Gray (cartoon)

What leading capitalists think of job prospects

Radio networks spread anti-labor propaganda

Workers’ Forum

Press blackout hides profiteers’ war crimes

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 12, 24 March 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

War profiteers seek to smash price controls, by Henry Jordan

Mass resistance to Hitler regime reported growing inside Germany, by Harry Martell

Detroit strikers fight mass firing of union leaders, by Jerry Kirk

The open-shopper’s lament, by Gray (cartoon)

CIO leaders vote to continue their policy of retreat, by C. Thomas

Powerful minority vote cast against UAW no-strike policy, by Art Preis

In the News

Trotskyist candidate begins radio campaign, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Packinghouse units call for “holiday”, by Barbara Bruce

Major demands of coal miners rejected by greedy operators, by Joseph Keller

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches near half-way mark in campaign for 10,000 new Militant subscribers, by Reba Aubrey

Militant conference plans 8-page weekly

Militant Army

New York forum to hear lecture on German events

N.Y. local to hold masquerade ball

Pioneer Notes

Socialist youth forum is held

Youngstown accepts challenge of Akron contender

British accused of assisting fascist Roatta’s escape; masses indignant at close of collaborationists’ trial, by Larissa Reed

The road to freedom for people op [sic] Poland, by M. Morrisson

Militant’s trailblazers send first report on work

International Notes

Reaction of soldiers to hate-propaganda

Shop talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Paris Commune: first workers government, by Ruth Johnson

Billionaires Club membership up with war profits

Best medical care given Fala’s pups while infants of poor suffer neglect, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

What miners are fighting to win, by Evelyn Atwood

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Guardian of reaction, by Gray (cartoon)

OPA gives profiteers another helping hand

Workers’ Forum

NAM advice on how to win friends inside Congress

Grain speculators coin millions from ‘leaks’

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 13, 31 March 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Administration aids meat profiteers, by Art Preis

Documents show British bribe Greek royalists

Wacs [sic] protesting Jim-Crow given hard labor terms

$5,000 reward in Tresca murder posted by police

Anti-Stalinist militants gain strength in Ford Local 600, by Roy Weston

In the News

West Coast Stalinists seek to suppress SWP

Why Roosevelt promises ‘study’ of annual wage, by C. Thomas

Myra Weiss issues election statement

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Over 5,600 new subscriptions obtained in first month of Militant campaign, by Reba Aubrey

“Trailblazers” visit miners, steel workers

Notice to subscribers

Militant Army

Heritage of Marx is forum topic at N.Y. school

Pioneer Notes

Newark forum hears C. Thomas

Toledo entry challenges Akron and Youngstown

Belgian Trotskyists call for workers government

“Legal” intervention in Latin America, by M. Morrison

British Trotskyists enter election race

March F.I. analyzes role of Stalinism

Kremlin upholds capitalist rule inside Rumania

International Notes

“Vote for Socialism!” says SWP candidate, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Poorly-housed workers long for “Dream Home”, by Grace Carlson

Flint Chevrolet paper publishes reply of SWP organizer to Clayton Fountain, by Arthur Burch

Imperialists compete in cynical phrases

J. Pierpoint Moneybags says: “ I am certainly 100% behind the no-strike pledge”, by R. Wilson (cartoon)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Why miners should get a “royalty,” by Larissa Reed

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Bosses’ reconversion plans are cutbacks, unemployment, by R. Bell

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Cost-plus magic, by R. Wilson (cartoon)

[Editorials]

The same old racket, by Gray (cartoon)

Latest report on social season at Palm Beach

Workers’ Forum

Nazis protected profits of Harvester Corporation

Manufacturers association blasts at price controls

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 14, April 7, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Miners display fighting spirit in strike vote

BIg Business hails “peace charter” signed by CIO and AFL leaders, by C. Thomas

Los Angeles SWP local backs Negro candidate

In the News

An Editorial

Indian Trotskyist leader dying in colonial prison

Flint AC plant auto workers strike against provocations, by Jeff Thorne

Struggles of Belgian miners supported by Trotskyist Party

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

1,800 new Militant readers in one week sets record for subscription campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Jackson speaks at Toledo meeting on Negro struggle

Militant Army

Hold Militant sub drive party

Pioneer Notes

N.Y. forum hears speech on Marx

Spanish Trotskyist group issues ringing call to action, from Lucha de Clases

Social-Democrats back imperialists in Greece, by M. Morrison

Flint AC plant strike answers provocations (continued from Page 1)

International Notes

‘The story’s true’

SWP candidate exposes American fascists, by Myra Tanner Weiss

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Hoodlums assault Jewish children in Minneapolis

NAACP demands Youngstown chief of police removed

Wartime graft

Children suffer from “hidden hunger” because workers can’t buy decent food, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“Roosevelt’s right – we need a labor draft to put those loafers to work!” by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Gompers’ “Peace Pact” – its lessons for labor

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Laying it on the table! by Gray (cartoon)

Why Allied bombs ‘miss’ some plants in Germany

Workers’ Forum

War boosts profiteering to new record heights

War food administration blamed for shortages

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 15, April 14, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Bosses press for anti-strike laws, by Art Preis

SWP election campaign closes in Los Angeles

Fattening the hog, by Gray (cartoon)

Roosevelt report demands extension of wage freeze, by C. Thomas

Meat profiteers line pockets with government funds

Widespread coal strikes show miners really mean business, by Joseph Keller

In the News

Greek reaction ousts Plastiras in new shift, by Harry Martell

18 thank 600 unions for help in defense

Trotskyists arrested in Belgian dock strike

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Branches maintain 1,200 weekly average in campaign for new Militant readers, by Reba Aubrey

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Lecture series on World War II

My life in a mining town – a first-hand account of the struggles of those who toil in the pits, by a former miner

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Marc Dauber, by Felix Morrow (obituary)

How to get needed rest puzzles ulcer patients, by Grace Carlson

Foremen in Akron rubber plant go on first strike

Los Angeles SWP fights radio censorship

What is holding back the German Revolution? by M. Morrison

Wartime growth of organized labour (graphic)

Urge labor inquiry of Stalinist slanders

Nurses arrested for acts of kindliness

Union-busting drive continues at Briggs, by Jeanette Lane

International Notes

Hits the jackpot

Notice to subscribers

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“Mrs. Roosevelt is right – it certainly pays to buy good clothes”, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

The real price policy of the A and P stores

Bosses advance 5-point program to smash unions (continued from Page 1)

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Mickey Rooney’s war performance, a note from V. Grey

[Editorials]

One Mickey Finn – Coming Up! by Gray (cartoon)

‘Good Neighbor’ policy of United Fruit Company

Workers’ Forum

Officer court-martialed for defending Mexican

Question Box

Veterans discover jokers in promises about loans


Vol. IX No. 16, April 21, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mine operators forced to yield wage increases

Government censorship conceals widespread productions cutbacks, by C. Thomas

Trotskyist leader reported released from Ceylon jail

Camouflaging the big gun, by Gray (cartoon)

‘Big wages’ a myth veterans discover

Propose higher prices to ‘fight’ black market

Bosses push open-shop drive despite CIO-AFL “peace pact”, by Art Preis

In the News

Goodyear workers strike against speed-up program, by Joseph Andrews

What can labor expect of Truman? by Joseph Keller

Militant expands to 8 pages beginning with May Day issue

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

10,000 quota exceeded in seventh week of campaign for new Militant readers, by Reba Aubrey

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Chicago forced labor plan used to lower wages, by L. Ray

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

N.Y. phone strike voted 25 to 1

SWP candidate gives analysis of election

Steel corporation fosters race hate weaken union, by Mary Steele

The gravy train

Egyptian socialist front enters election

The Allied conference at San Francisco, by M. Morrison

Myth ... and reality! (facsimile)

Stalinist betrayal of Belgian masses shown by record

“Penny an hour” for Indian women

J. Pierpoint Moneybags says: “Wall Street’s worried. Peace may break out”, by RW (cartoon)

Notice

International Notes

Belgian miners blast imperialists

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Why fraternization is prohibited, by Henry Martell

“There wouldn’t be any food shortage if people didn’t overeat”, by Gray (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Anarchist leaders face persecution in Great Britain

Poverty robs many women of right to health and beauty, by Grace Carlson

10 Years Ago in The Militant

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[Editorials]

Growth of unionism in the U.S. (diagram)

Profiteers scuttle OPA plan for cheaper clothing

Workers’ Forum

Westinghouse electric linked to Nazi cartels

How government aids the aluminum monopoly

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 17, April 28, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Big Willow Run plant to shut down, by C. Thomas

German, French workers battle class enemies

May Day 1945, by Gray (cartoon)

Meat profiteers handed gift of larger subsidies

Socialist Workers Party manifesto: a May Day call to American Labor

Our martyrs

16,000 Goodrich rubber workers strike in Akron

Lockheed workers ask strike poll, by Buddy Lens

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Telephone union leader gives operators’ story, by Evelyn Atwood

NMU heads offer ‘unity’ scheme to offset bonus cut, by Art Sharon

Company provokes second walkout at Kelsey-Hayes, by Jerry Kirk

Thomas De Lorenzo tells how Brass Hats use Army draft in attempt to ‘get𔃻 him, by Larissa Reed

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Stalinists defeated in Ford 600 election, by Roy Weston

Negro officers protest Jim Crow, 101 under arrest

Los Angeles SWP calls on unions to support two Negro candidates

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Press weeps over “hungry” heiress; suppresses news of ill-fed workers, by Grace Carlson

Lenin on May Day

Pioneer Paragraphs

What was Roosevelt’s real role? – A Marxist evaluation, by Felix Morrow

Stalin’s denunciation of Soviet-Japan Pact, by M. Morrison

Famous 1886 Haymarket demonstration (illustration)

European crisis analyzed in April issue of the F.I.

May Day had its origin in 8-hour day struggle, by Larissa Reed

Tobin is haunted by case of the 18 he helped frame

The sky’s the limit

May Days during the First World War, by Ruth Johnson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

International Notes

10 Years ago in The Militant

Lessons for labor in Detroit election, by John Saunders

Militant gains 11,860 new subscribers as campaign hits 116 per cent of quota, by Reba Aubrey

Militant Army

Columnist V. Grey speaks in Toledo

Pioneer Notes

[Editorials]

“But with the housing shortage this is the best I could do!” by Gray (cartoon)

Briggs union answers boss lies to soldiers

Workers’ Forum

Wartime advertising pays in lower corporate taxes

Question Box

Dump government plants in ocean, say monopolists


Vol. IX No. 18, May 5, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Huge uprising sweeps North Italy, by Harry Martell

More cutbacks layoffs speeded by government

Company retreats after two strikes at Kelsey-Hayes

Strong protest wins release of Negro officers

Conference at San Francisco will not ensure future for the people, by Li Fu-jen

In the News

Big aircraft layoffs hit Buffalo workers, by Bill Gray

Real aim of campaign around atrocities

Result of elections in UAW-CIO locals reveal [sic] sharp discontent of auto workers, by E. Kennedy

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Pamphlet bares Navy frame-up of Negroes, by Grace Carlson

Army Brass Hats burn Wright’s book

Negro workers give evidence on Jim Crow in boilermakers

Auto profiteers’ spokesman calls union “vultures”

A review of the UAW referendum, from Hi-Flyer

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Shipowners plan post-war military control of seamen, by Art Sharon

Chicago Buick Local 6 votes for strike poll, by Mike Bartell

It pay to advertise

Cleveland diesel Local 207 turns down GM contract, by B. Kingsley

Workers answer provocations by five strikes in Allentown

J. Pierpoint Moneybags says: “Jobs for everyone? Why, that’7 socialistic’, by RW (cartoon)

Did Roosevelt curb monopolists? by Felix Morrow

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Big bankroll provides best immunity to the dread scourge of tuberculosis, by Grace Carlson

Hawaiian trade unions win important victory, by Nadine Collins

Any different from Nazi atrocities?

Pioneer Paragraphs

10 Years Ago in The Militant

3 anti-fascists railroaded to prison in London

British documents, long withheld from the public, show German people first victims of atrocities, by Joseph Hansen

On Italian slogan: “For the republic”, by M. Morrison

Revealing sidelights on Golden Gate parley

International Notes

Allied censorship is world-wide, by Ralph Graham

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Italian partisan action (photo)

Profits of oil and war

The difference between blue blood and red, by Bill Morgan

Labor-management committees aid bosses, by an Auto Worker

13,497 new subscribers to Militant as campaign reaches 132 per cent mark, by Reba Aubrey

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

[Editorials]

“These peace repports are very upsetting”, by Gray (cartoon)

The most tragic victims of the imperialist war

Workers’ Forum

Industrial accidents take huge wartime toll

Lawyers, bankers, editors predominate in Congress

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 19, May 12, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mass lay-offs speeded as war ends in Europe

Allied powers prepared to impose harsh “peace” upon ruined Europe, by Ralph Graham

Hard coal miners remain on strike despite ‘seizure’

The approaching tornado, by Gray (cartoon)

Book by Cannon to be serialized in The Militant

Walter Held, seized by GPU, disappears in Soviet Union

In the News

Back-stage deals at San Francisco parley, by Li Fu-jen

Meat profiteers claim prices not high enough

How workers celebrated May Day at Buchenwald

Auto union paper tells how corporations scorn ‘peace charter’ signed by the CIO, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Increase in profits (diagram)

Employment prospects are slim in Buffalo, by Bill Gray

Maritime War Board order slash in seamen’s bonuses, by Art Sharon

Seattle Negroes organize to gain rights in union

Cramp shipyard workers resist wage-cut ruling

Group established to fight Jim Crow in armed forces

Rubber locals repel boss attacks

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Poor mothers advised to patch, darn and sew, by Grace Carlson

Youngstown CIO adopts program to aid veterans

Edward Stettinius & Nelson Rockefeller (photo)

Small gain in new contract for CIO steel union ranks, by Jack Wilson

Lay-offs spread in Ohio cities

Nazis hounded the Trotskyists as mortal foe

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Held’s defense of Soviet Union

The role of Roosevelt: Did Roosevelt solve the agricultural crisis in America? by Felix Morrow

How Hitler regime came to power, by Joseph Hansen

Trotsky was first to warn of Nazism, by Leon Trotsky

Armed partisans finish fascists in North Italy

International Notes

Capitalist system is responsible for atrocities, declares Albert Goldman in address on May Day, by Albert Goldman

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

New York SWP holds large May Day rally, by Larissa Reed

May Day inspires European workers

SWP celebrates May Day in many cities

15,169 new readers of “the Militant” as campaign soars to 149 per cent mark, by Reba Aubrey

Vincent R. Dunne addresses Chicago SWP May Day rally

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

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10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

The same old stew, by Gray (cartoon)

U.S. monopolies protect their German interests

Workers’ Forum

Both capitalist parties join against FEPC bill

War department abandons Canadian oil project

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 20, May 19, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mass lay-offs, pay cuts announced, by Art Preis

Veterans bitter over fraudulent “bill of rights,” by Larissa Reed

Hard coal miners continue strike into third week

Negro battalion herded onto ship by armed guards

Greek dictatorship continues brutal terror against people, by Joseph Hansen

In the News

Nazis saves Morgan interests in France

Government assures price tax ‘relief’ to profiteers

Ford Local 600 rally calls for end of no-strike policy, by Roy Weston

CIO newsmen’s guild is target of attack by labor-hating publishers association, by Dave Jeffries

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Skyscraper scrubwomen fight vile conditions, by Elizabeth Atwod

Seamen’s pay cut while operators rake in profits, by Art Sharon

“Peace pact” is smokescreen for anti-union drive, by Joseph Keller

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

It pays to monopolize!

St. Paul ward workers need militant program, by Jack Pearson

Newark carmen’s demands turned down by the WLB

Mistreatment of sick veterans charged, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Labor spy confesses boss plot to smash Ohio union, from Lorain (Ohio) Labor Leader

A tribute to Theodore Debs, sincere socialist

What did Roosevelt do for labor? by Felix Morrow

Exploding lies of the Jew-baiter, by Dan Shelton

Trotsky’s warning about World War II

Why the duke left his post in the Bahamas

U.S. Brass Hats teach a lesson in etiquette, by Bill Morgan

International Notes

Poll tax – ballot box (cartoon)

Big Business domination over the American Press, by Paul Abbott

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Child labor (graphic)

Elections show French people want socialism, by Albert Goldman

Reader angrily protests anti-Japanese atrocities, from Belle Montague

Pioneer Paragraphs

16,283 subscriptions pour into Militant office as campaign enters last 2 weeks, by Reba Aubrey

Stalinist ranks aid French Trotskyists, from La Verité

Militant Army

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Pioneer Notes

10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

That old familiar feeling, by Trane, from Spicer Unit News (cartoon)

The bigger the war – the greater the profits

Workers’ Forum

Government takes good care of big corporations

German workers were main victim of atrocities

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Vol. IX No. 21, May 26, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mine strikers win $1.37 daily wage increase

Labor leaders denounce Vinson’s fraudulent “reconversion” report, by Art Preis

Veterans discover jobs hard to get, wages too low, by Larissa Reed

Army discharge plan discriminates against Negroes

International rivalries grow following defeat of Germany, by Li Fu-jen

In the News

Strike wave sweeps over Western Europe, by Henry Martell

Propose fatter profits to “end” food shortage

Trotskyist candidate sues radio station

Bethlehem steel workers at Lackawanna, N. Y., strike against threat of layoffs

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Postwar job prospect in railroad industry, by John Russo

War-profits and layoffs

Exploited cleaning women strike for five-cent raise, by Evelyn Atwood

NMU leaders squawk at exposure, by Art Sharon

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

An Editorial

Stalinist slander campaign in Chicago CIO council rebuffed

Discussions on Soviet Union in May Fourth International

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

“No meat – no work!” say miners in West Virginia, by Grace Carlson

Wall Street agents to govern Germany

Outcome of Roosevelt’s New Deal, by Felix Morrow

Allies impose barbarous rule on German people, by Joseph Hansen

Stalinist repression of masses in Poland, by Albert Goldman

Stalin’s machine-gun assault on Trotsky, by Paul Abbott

What is the fate of Walter Held?

Stalinists attempt frameup against French Trotskyists

International Notes

James P. Cannon’s History of American Trotskyism – I

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Rankin seeks whitewash in vets’ hospital probe, by Grace Carlson

Two ways to handle fascists – cases of Goering and Mussolini, by Bill Morgan

Pioneer Paragraphs

17,855 new Militant subscribers gained as campaign enters in wind-up period, by Reba Aubrey

Midwest vacation school open July 1

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

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10 Years Ago in The Militant

[Editorials]

Dumping them on the scrapheap, by Gray (cartoon)

How monopolies profit from the sick and dying

Workers’ Forum

No freezing of salaries for corporation big-shots

Defective planes cause death to thousands

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Vol. IX No. 22, June 2, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

450,000 face lay-offs in aircraft, by Art Preis

Stalinists paving way for new shift in line, by Felix Morrow

American troops fire on German anti-Nazi rally

Bell Aircraft workers protest lay-offs with plant “sit-in”

In the News

To the unknown soldier on Memorial Day – 1945, by Theodore Kovalesky

Syrian people fight troops of French colonial rulers

Rankin blocks investigation on care of wounded veterans, by Grace Carlson

Negro boilermakers in Los Angeles fight against Jim-Crow policy of union heads, by C. Thomas

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

A four-star mother speaks for her sons, by Evelyn Atwood

War mother, by E. (illustration)

Lockheed aircraft local vote two to one for strike, by B. Lens

Ford 600 unit commends miners for their fight, by Roy Weston

Poll-tax Bourbons block FEPC bill

Shipping trust plans to scrap war-time merchant fleet, by Frank Laurence

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Atrocity in America – Memorial Day 1937 (photo)

Fruehauf trailer strike of 1,500 enters 4th week, by Jerry Kirk

Wage freeze? Depends on what job you hold, by Bill Morgan

Fables for our time

How attorney General Biddle violated civil liberties during World War II, by Joseph Hansen

Study in contrasts – how a millionaire and a tenement dweller lived and died, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

An exchange of opinion on problems of Latin America

“Why, daddy?” – 3-year-old tosses some tough question, by Robert Kendall

Pioneer Paragraphs

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

British workers break coalition with Churchill, by Ralph Graham

Indo-China CP majority join 4th International

Why does FBI refuse to aid in Tresca case?

Historic film Czar to Lenin shown in Toledo

Build the labor party! (cartoon)

How German prisoners are treated

International Notes

Minimum wage (map)

Women workers suffer double exploitation, by Antoinette Konikow

German miners struggled unceasingly against Nazism

The History of American Trotskyism, Part 2, by James P. Cannon

22,437 subscriptions rolled up in smashing climax to Militant’s 3-month campaign for new readers, by Reba Aubrey

Militant Army

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Pioneer Notes

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[Editorials]

“I can’t understand why there’s so much criticism of the San Francisco Conference ...”, by Gray (cartoon)

Capitalist postwar plan includes “riot” drills

Workers’ Forum

Most women workers need jobs to maintain families

Steel price rise means $80 million more profits

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Vol. IX No. 23, June 9, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinists make official change in their policy, by Felix Morrow

Coal miner railroaded to jail under Smith-Connally slave law, by Art Preis

The pay-off is the lay-off, by Gray (cartoon)

Imperialist shysters

Grim future for unemployed revealed in Truman program

In the News

Arab masses repulse De Gaullist enslavers, by Alfredo Martinez

“Women in Prison” subject of Carlson national tour

Trotskyists in France jailed; La Verité banned, Bulletin

Los Angeles U.A.W. Council hits Jim Crow job policies

Youngstown Steel workers protest changes schedule

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Re vole no-strike pledge! by RW (cartoon)

Akron rubber workers vote strike 3 to 1

Detroit auto men back housing plan

Willow Run workers picket WMC office, by Roy Weston

Rankin whitewash blocked in veteran care inquiry, by Grace Carlson

Veil of silence in Tresca case

Black market prices “hold very firm”

Fables for our time

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Union brothers solidly behind Wm. Patterson, by Art Preis

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Why millions of women workers don’t have “that American look,” by Grace Carlson

Hunger paralyzes Greece as Allies hold down relief

Pioneer Paragraphs

Hoover used food as weapon to subdue European peoples, by Bill Morgan

A correction in railroad figures

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

French bombs hit 10,000 victims in Algiers revolt

Workers in Milan disarmed; called thugs, “fascists,” by Paul Abbott

U.S. Big Business chiefs take charge of Germany, by Harry Martell

Market scene in British India

Typhus strikes in “liberated” France

“Sit-in” wins concessions for Bell Aircraft workers

10 Years Ago in The Militant

A correction, from Milton L. Rabin

Tokyo bombings kill millions of civilians, by Joseph Hanson

Angry veterans raid Paris clothing stores

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Grace Carlson one of the 18 in Minneapolis labor case

Militant Army

Twin Cities mark successful end of Militant drive

Boston SWP opens new headquarters

Pioneer Notes

[Editorials]

“Poor Fifi ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Surpluses in peace and war under capitalism

International Notes

How bigger and better scarcities are made

Agricultural barons work to undermine Wagner Act

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Vol. IX No. 24, June 16, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Real meaning of latest shift in tactical line of American Stalinist, statement of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

Union leaders fail to fight for effective jobs program, by Joseph Keller

Union war vets protest terrorism against Nisei

First anti-strike law victim appeals to labor from prison, by Art Preis

In the News

Farrell Dobbs, Militant editor, runs for mayor of New York City

New York meeting to launch tour of Grace Carlson

Packinghouse workers fight no-strike policy, by Barbara Bruce

Truman’s double standard (photomontage)

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Buffalo workers face increasing lay-offs

Stalinists lose in elections at Ford Local 600, by Roy Weston

Fables for today

Negro boilermakers gain legal victory in San Pedro

Oregon CIO council assails race terror

Carlson exposes San Francisco parley as fraud

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Encouraged by farcical trial, by J. Blake

Pioneer Notes

Hines fired as vets’ head in hospital investigation

How war perils end race hatred

Stalinism in France

The fearful cost of World War II

Allied power divide Germany in 4 spheres, by Felix Morrow

An inside story – conditions of women in American jails, by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Churchill attacks socialism in battle for re-election

Pioneer Paragraphs

Shop talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Arrested Puerto Rican nationalist leader opposed Wall St. imperialism, by Evelyn Atwood

Big Business militarists push for peace-time conscription, by Joseph Hansen

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Stalinist shift analyzed in June issue of the F.I.

Ex-premiers voice “protest” against Greek reign of terror

Chile workers denounce film

Boss drives car into picket line

Vacation school to open July 1 in Michigan camp

Fight for this program

Militant Army

[Editorials]

“Servants are so independent these days ...” by Gray (Cartoon)

What Big Corporations have made out of the war

International Notes

OPA opposes black market with leaflet campaign

How Standard Oil trust protected Nazi partners

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Vol. IX No. 25, June 23, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Auto conference urges strike vote, by John Saunders

First-Hand Report: Class conflict in Italy today

European peoples ready for socialism

Wall Street’s “peace” plan (cartoon)

20,000 Goodyear rubber workers strike in Akron, by Joseph Andrews

Reaction hounds the Trotskyists thruout [sic] Europe

Brass hats push legislation to militarize American youth, by Joseph Hansen

In the News

New York SWP issues statement on election

Chicago drivers walk out, defy Army strikebreaking

Housing project bars Negro vets

Text of Detroit UAW conference resolution

Pleads with plutocrat (photo)

Bell Aircraft fires unionists for sit-in protest

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Rubber workers call Stalinists ‘unknown wreckers’

Steelworkers hit double standard

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Trotsky’s prediction on Stalinist shifts

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Shift foreseen in wage policy of NMU leaders

Unions united to elect new Minneapolis mayor, by Barbara Bruce

Will a “baby bonus” safeguard child victims of profit system? by Grace Carlson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Rising living costs rob railroad workers of meager wage gains while owners reap enormous war profits, by Jack Pearson

Use race slander in hospital probe, by Grace Carlson

Pioneer Paragraphs

Two points of view on deliberate mass slaughter of civilian worker and peasant millions in Japan

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Suppressed Belgian Trotskyist paper (facsimile)

German C. P. leader admits false policy toward Nazis, by Paul Abbott

Mass demonstration in Rome (photo)

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Lumber workers take strike vote, by Charles Hughes

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

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[Editorials]

“I don’t know why they complain ...” by Gray (cartoon)

How maritime commission aided ship-owner profits

International Notes

Weirton Steel indicted in war materials fraud

Florida union-busters use race-hate technique

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Vol. IX No. 26, June 30, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

RCP candidate in Wales wins wide support

Trotskyist party in France resists repressive acts

Wall Street interests push Senate bill to smash unions, by Art Preis

England’s workers protest layoffs

Soldiers forced to drive trucks in Chicago strike, by Tod Wilkinson

Goodyear strikers defy WLB ultimatum to return to work, by Joseph Andrews

Large mass meeting in New York launches Carlson national tour, by Larissa Reed

In the News

Allies foist new cabinet on Italy, by Paul Abbott

Hoodlum gang assaults Briggs local militants

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Protesting Willow Run shut-down (photo)

Seamen’s bonus cut by Maritime Board

Marvelous!

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Rubber workers too busy to read, by Gray (cartoon)

Simpson bids youth enter into politics

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Dobbs blasts boss parties in election

Mexican workers exploited, herded like bondslaves, by Bill Morgan

Summer school opens July first in Michigan

Grace Carlson’s Tour Schedule

SWP branch activities

Soldiers protest anti-Nisei terror

Professor wants barracks for college youth in U.S., by Dave Jeffries

Negro newspapers united to combat Jim Crow policies, by Jean Simon

Negro soldiers expose Rankin’s racial lies, by Joseph Hansen

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Furriers in Newark learn from strike, by Harry Robinson

More facts revealed by Press reporter

Pioneer paragraphs

Pioneer Notes

4,000 UAW members conduct 11-day breeze corp. Strike

200,000 burned alive in Hamburg

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Canadian CCF party shows voting power

British renew fraudulent offer rejected by India three years ago, by Felix Morrow

Capitalist ruin of British coal industry

Nailing the lie of German “guilt”

Hunting down fascists in Italy (photo)

Stalinists, socialists conduct sham fight against monarchy, by Albert Goldman

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Sailor’s family out on the street (photo)

Militant Army

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[Editorials]

“They simply can’t take King Leopold’s throne away! ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Surplus property board favors big monopolies

International Notes

Why the cartel interests sneer at anti-trust laws

How a soldier who died would answer Gen. Patton

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New band-wagon, from London Express News Service


Vol. IX No. 27, July 7, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist party opposes Soviets for Germany, by Paul Abbott

Great upsurge of labor militancy shown in nation-wide strike wave – workers resist pay cuts, layoffs with picket lines

“Peace” by force! by Gray(cartoon)

C.P. heads admit treacherous role in Greek struggle

How United Nations charter covers up imperialist deals, by Joseph Hansen

In the News

No salary freeze for Big Business

An Editorial

NAACP protests naming of Byrnes

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Tear-gassing peaceful pickets (photo)

Goodrich local raises demand for 30-hour week

Scrap of paper

NMU officials evade fight on bonus slash

Buffalo UAW supports Detroit strike motion, by Bill Grey

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Northwest Ohio auto local ask 30-hour week, by Maggie McGowan

Willow Run – symbol of American capitalism (photo)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Fords still happy

Judge gags union’s paper to muzzle attack on Avery

Buffalo UAW-CIO resolution supporting William Patterson

Southern Bourbons filibuster in Senate against FEPC bill, by Larissa Reed

Negro boys in chains (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Workers’ Bookshelf

A correction

Fellow Countrymen, by L.A. (poem)

Reading outdoor meeting hears address by Dunne, by Jack Miller

Pioneer Paragraphs

SWP branch activities

Milwaukee CRDC holds gay outing

Pioneer Notes

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Tailing in cotton fields, from fresco painting by A.J.T. (illustration)

Millions receive less than subsistence pay

CPA leader admits party anti-democratic: but proposed cure won’t change anything

High level fraternization

N. Y. Trotskyist candidates unmask Stalinist switch on O’Dwyer, termed a “fascist” by CP in 1941

Bearers of the four freedoms

Carlson reports on success in Rochester during her tour, by Grace Carlson

Summer school opened July 1 in Michigan

Signs of the times

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Patterson expresses appreciation, from William Patterson

Militant Army

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“Why – farm work isn’t hard ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Public utility hijacks New York City consumers

International Notes

NAM expends big dough in anti-labor campaign

Hitlerite ideas taught in U.S. Army study course

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Vol. IX No. 28, July 14, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

An Editorial

American tanks threaten workers in Milan strike against hunger

Akron rubber strikers fight drive to crush their union, by Joseph Andrews

Printing trades strike continues against Donnelley

NMU forces “unanimous” convention vote for “pledge”, by M. Stevenson

In the News

Negro machinists resist Jim Crow

Greek reaction plots to restore monarchy, by Paul Abbott

Youngstown Steel locals elect militant officers

Berlin black market thrives under Allies

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Goodyear’s operator

Local auto union heads demand UAW convention

URW heads betray rubber unionists

Build the labor party! (cartoon)

NMU officials evade read struggle against seamen’s bonus slash

Trampled in the dust! (cartoon)

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Reconversion – I: Government aids profiteers; ignores workers’ vital needs, by Art Preis

Layoffs spread in Los Angeles

Stalinists attack Trotskyists at Milwaukee picnic

Huge small-arms plant shutdown in St. Louis

10 Years Ago in The Militant

4,250 signatures gathered on petition to put Trotskyists on ballot in N. Y.

Worker praises vacation school in opening week, by Joe Morgan

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

But he’ll ‘get along’

Grace Carlson tells about visit in Akron, by Grace Carlson

Pioneer Notes

SWP branch activities

Pioneer Paragraphs

Worker on strike describes vile conditions provoking newspaper delivery stoppage in New York City, by Evelyn Atwood

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Los Angeles Trotskyists call for struggle against fascists

Klement, 1938 victim of Stalinist killer

Negro-hating congressmen wave flag in campaign to kill FEPC

8,000 auto workers strike at Mack plants, by Paul Mason

How the masses destroyed the Bastille in Great French Revolution of 1789–93, by Joseph Hansen

Allied powers looting machinery in Germany

Trotskyists active in Ireland

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Youngstown CIO supports Akron rubber strikers

Militant Army

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“But why can’t I take Fifi? ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Tax “relief” bill gives billions to corporations

International Notes

Soldiers shipped to coast in vermin-ridden coaches

Auto industry reserves provides [sic] 15 years’ profits

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Vol. IX No. 29, July 21, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

British despots in Nigeria ban native papers

Trotskyist runs for parliament in Chile election, by Henriques

New York News delivery strikers check union-busting assault, by John Locke

Congressional lynchers at work, by Gray (cartoon)

In the News

Southern Bourbon spokesmen success in lynching F.E.P.C., by Joseph Hansen

SWP starts fund for Trotskyists in Europe, by Farrell Dobbs

Los Angeles CIO combats fascists

GPU in Italy spreads vile frame-up slander

Simpson hits FEPC foes

N.Y. News strikers welcome Militant on picket lines, by Ruth Johnson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Chevrolet unit calls for strike vote

Breeze CIO auto locals win gains in new contract

Goodrich layoffs violate contract with local union

SWP branch activities

St. Paul union demands pardon for Patterson

Stalinists tighten stranglehold on NMU; force delegates to O.K. policy of betrayal

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Rubber strike ended to avoid “seizure”, by Joseph Andrews

Reconversion – II: Monopoly profit interests sabotage full production, by Art Preis

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Bilbo (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Trotskyists predicted the fate of the FEPC

Midwest vacation school students learn Marxism, enjoy happy time

Modern welding and the welder

Pioneer Notes

Plan Militant picnic in eastern Pennsylvania

Pioneer Paragraphs

Socialist Workers Party’s fighting platform for the election campaign in New York City

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

International Solidarity Fund

Grace Carlson on tour (photo)

Carlson notes SWP growth at her meeting in Detroit, by Grace Carlson

Hungry prisoners

Successful meeting held in Cleveland

Carlson talks to audience in Toledo

Youngstown workers hear Grace Carlson

Grace Carlson’s tour schedule

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Arbitrator backs anti-union firings at Bell Aircraft

Militant Army

Fight for this program

[Editorials]

“The cook threatened to strike ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Congress shows no hurry to assist unemployed

International Notes

DuPont, national lead in cartel conspiracy

OPA admits black markets steal billions annually

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 30, July 28, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Crisis in Italy sharpens under Parri cabinet

Workers in Argentina denounce Wall St.

14,000 jam protest rally against California fascists

Peace scare hits stock market, by Gray (cartoon)

Trotskyists speed aid to European comrades, by Farrell Dobbs

Wright workers take protest action as grievances pile up

In the News

CPA-Tammany deal scored by Simpson

S.W.P. protests British role in Nigerian strike

John Potts, fired shop steward, tells how Wright Aero mistreats union men, by Evelyn Atwood

N. Y. newspaper delivers’ union thanks SWP for aiding in strike (facsimile)

Trade Union Notes, by V. Grey

Ration-starved workers strike for decent meals

Homes of farm workers menaced by government

Rankin insults veteran; then orders his arrest

Textile union boost wages in 20 plants

SWP branch activities

AFL blacksmiths ask full pardon for Patterson

Shipowners drive wedge in union hiring system of San Francisco longshoremen

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Reconversion – III: UAW leaders and the program they “forgot”, by Art Preis

10 Years Ago in The Militant

Nailing another anti-German lie

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Trotskyist youth in L.A., by Gene Jimenez

Why the Stalinist officialdom permits ranks to “discuss,” by Albert Goldman

L.A. police break up anti-fascist meeting

Pioneer Paragraphs

Bethlehem workers are invited to Penn. picnic, by H. Newell

Pioneer Notes

Economic crisis brings misery to Austrian workers

Build the Labor Party! (cartoon)

Reign of terror of Greece continues unabated; thousands of workers deported to Ethiopia, by Paul Abbott

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

The Big Three meet again, by Gray (cartoon)

Barbadians duped, robbed by Phillips Packing Corp.

Trieste and Venice paralyzed by strike

Navy Brass hats encourage vicious Jim Crow practices

Queues unpopular in Great Britain

Michigan summer school appreciated by workers, by William F. Warde

Mid-west workers hear Grace Carlson, by Jack O’Connell

International Solidarity Fund

6,400 names needed to put Dobbs on ballot

British want West Indian Federation to block U.S.

The History of American Trotskyism, by James. P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Selective Service is agency for breaking strikes

Militant Army

Fruehauf trailer company incites Detroit workers

Fight for this program

Flint Spark Plug union casts vote for strike action, by Jeff Thorne

Poems of revolt, from D.S.

[Editorials]

“If you can’t send hamburger ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Shoddy goods conceal skyrocketing price rise

International Notes

Republic Steel grabs sixty percent more!

Question Box

“Raise workers’ taxes,” Wall Street’s battle-cry


Vol. IX No. 31, August 4, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

British workers vote labor to power, by Ralph Graham

SWP demands job guarantees

Wright Aero local decides to end seven-day strike

General MacArthur represses Filipino guerrilla fighters, by Li Fu-jen

Negroes prefer death to Camp Dix brutality

In the News

Tammany-Stalinist deal unshaken, says Simpson

Negro writer relates facts in Nigeria strike, by George Padmore, from London Tribune

European misery saddens troops

PM solves unemployment – gives vets free want-ads

“Go back to sweatshop and home” bosses, WMC tell women workers, by V. Grey

End to shortage of feed sought by boilermakers

Trade Union Notes, by V. Grey

Detroit auto militants reject Lewis as possible head of UAW, by H. Mason

Cramp shipyard workers protest arbitrary lay-offs in Philadelphia

White and Negro workers protest Toledo Jim Crow

SWP branch activities

Newcastle Steel union local forces rehiring of Negro, by Fred Rayburn

Congressmen at work, by Joseph Hansen

Reconversion – IV: Trotskyists offer a fighting program, by Art Preis

LaGuardia orders police force to suppress beggars

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Detroit unionist hold protest rally on unemployment, by Phillip North

Degeneration of Comintern is analyzed in July F.I.

Maritime commission to give ships away

A workers’ government, by RW (cartoon)

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

World-wide reactions to British election

10th anniversary of call for F.I.

Maj. Dove wants Jim Crow set-up in Purple Hearts

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Gen. Douglas MacArthur (cartoon)

Revealing pictures of horrors under imperialist rule

Overthrow of Winston Churchill shakes fascist regime in Spain, by Felix Morrow

Buffalo fills its quota in solidarity fund drive, by Farrell Dobbs

Veteran Trotskyist describes school, by George Collins

Detroit SWP supports Frankensteen for mayor, by Jerry Kirk

Colonial workers jailed by France

Eastern Penn. workers invited to join picnic

Chicago trade unionists hear lecture on women in prison, by Grace Carlson

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Union-hating cop made police chief in Minneapolis, by Barbara Bruce

Militant Army

Andrews analyzes strike struggle in Akron Rubber

Fight for this program

Pioneer Notes

[Editorials]

“But you don’t need that costume yet ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Story of jeeps reveals waste of capitalist war

Question Box

Ickes plots use of coal to stem revolt in Europe


Vol. IX No. 32, August 11, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Atomic bombs imperil future of humanity

Allies dismember Germany, by Ralph Graham

Miners strike against filth in company town

British Labor victory spurs Senate hearing on job bill, by Art Preis

In the News

Cudahy workers gain victory in four-day strike

New York SWP nears petition drive goal

Over 400 hear Cannon analyze C. P. “turn”

Bell militants push fight for genuine Labor Party

Tuberculosis is bred in the soil of poverty, by Bill Gray

War plant graft illustrates waste of capitalist war, by Jack Pearson

Trade Union Notes, by V. Grey

Ships and seamen due for junk-pile

Small-business group aids anti-labor forces

Devers spikes lie of the kept press

SWP branch activities

Fables for today

Nazi big-shots robbed treasury

Congress debates $2-per-annum relief for millions of children doomed to suffer, by Ruth Johnson

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Bonus march of 1932 is grim warning to World War II vets, by Felix Morrow

No equal opportunities under profit system, by Frank Brown

Unionist gives views on Legion, by Evelyn Atwood

Sailor gets glimpse of colonial slavery, by A Seaman

Miners thank SWP for support to Wm. Patterson

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

FEPC folds up in Deep South

Workers’ Bookshelf

Dobbs hails victory of British Labor

Boss parties run “circus,” says Simpson

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

It’s still the same answer, by Gray (cartoon)

Native fascism – I, by Joseph Hansen

Congressmen at Work, by Joseph Hansen

SWP international solidarity fund campaign forging ahead, by Farrell Dobbs

Carlson tells workers: “Organize Labor Party–

First-hand report on victory of British Labor in elections

Vote Trotskyist!

West Coast vacation school enrolls Militant readers

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Trotskyist youth hold lively forum

Fight for this program

Paper seeks to turn vets against unions

Fight for this program

[Editorials]

“I’d just like to try it on for size ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Ford spouts some more crack-pot predictions

Question Box

OPA admits profiteers laugh at “price-control”


Vol. IX No. 33, August 18, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

There is no peace! Manifesto of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

Wall Street imperialists cynically describe atomic bombings as “humanitarian” acts

“Freedom from want” – France, 1945 (photo)

World-wide commentaries on the use of atomic bomb

Atomic energy: its nature and properties, by V. Grey

9,000 East Chicago inland steel workers strike against firing of union militants

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodor Kovalesky

N.Y. Trotskyists reach election petition goal

Frankensteen is victor in Detroit city primaries

In the News

French imperialists fear for Indo-China colony

Build the Labor Party (cartoon)

Wright aircraft workers laid off on V-J Day eve, by Dinah Sanders

Fifth anniversary of Trotsky’s death

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

End of Pacific War looses an avalanche of layoffs, by Art Preis

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Native fascism – II, by Joseph Hansen

Atomic bomb wipes out defenseless civilians in the city of Nagasaki

SWP branch activities

International fund drive passes half-way mark, by Farrell Dobbs

Food – a world problem (graphic)

Carlson describes progress of Trotskyism on West Coast, by Grace Carlson

Conquerors wine and dine at Potsdam like barbaric despoilers of antiquity, by Bill Morgan

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

News deliverers gain concessions in WLB decision

Militant Army

Lie of German guilt

Patterson’s wife expresses thanks

Fight for this program

Race hate flares in New Zealand

Pioneer Notes

[Editorials]

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

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Big war profiteer poses as a “philanthropist”

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 34, August 25, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Hands off China! Halt American intervention!

Jobs bill is big fraud, by Art Preis

Inland Steel strike forces corporation to reinstate fired union committeemen, by J. Lyons

In the News

An Editorial

Tammany challenges election petitions of S.W.P. candidate

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Soldiers of the Chinese 8th Route Army (photo)

Brewers in Milwaukee strike for contract

Reconversion head sees 8 million jobless soon

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Truman’s wage policy, from Los Angeles Tribune

Report on layoffs

End of no-strike pledge announced by auto union

Price gougers receive presidential “go” sign

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Laid-off wright workers stand hours for payoff; women faint, by Jerry Baker

Toledo CIO denounces strikebreaking bill

Union control over government-owned merchant marine is answer to layoffs

British election stirs Labor Party move in Houston

Victimized Italian longshoreman tells his story to Militant staff reporter, by Evelyn Atwood

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Native fascism – III, by Joseph Hansen

Illinois bosses boast of killing all labor bills, by Leigh Roy

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Scientific study shows Europe on starvation diet, by Mary Kane

Children’t aid – for the poor and the rich

Women in war industry quickly learn unionism, by Mary Steele

Cleveland auto union supports Smith Act victim

Who really gains from the myth of race superiority?

SWP receives urgent appeal for aid from impoverished comrades in Italy, by Farrell Dobbs

French Trotskyists defy DeGaulle

Grace Carlson notes SWP growth in Seattle area, by Grace Carlson

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Win an original Laura Gray cartoon!

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Build the Labor Party (cartoon)

Carlson meeting in San Francisco

Embracing Hitler’s backers

Fight for this program

Question Box

SWP branch activities

[Editorials]

“But won’t the ‘problems of peace’ happen ...?“ by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

The only road

Two million New Yorkers in run-down tenements


Vol. IX No. 35, September 1, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Kremlin betrays Chinese masses by Chiang deal

Murray tells Senate demand rises for government to operate plants, by Art Preis

Soldiers petition Congress to halt Pacific transfers

In the News

Wall St. cracks whip by ending Lend-Lease, by Felix Morrow

SWP wins legal fight to get on N.Y. ballot, by C. Thomas

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

10,000 laid off daily in Massachusetts area

Youngstown Steel at half capacity

50 per cent unemployed seen for General Motors in Flint, by Jerry Kirk

5,000 jobs in Buffalo for 50,000 jobless

Kill and be blessed

On-the-spot reports of the nation-wide layoffs

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Shipyard local for Labor Party

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Soldier exposes anti-German lies, by V. Grey

Maritime board moves to cut Pacific bonus

Toledo unionists battle Chevrolet Jim-Crow policy

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Toledo SWP holds open forum on job program

August FI dedicated to memory of Trotsky

No cause to complain

A new Versailles

Native fascism – IV, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Dobbs denounces Tammany plot, by Farrell Dobbs (speech)

Simpson talks at Leon Trotsky memorial rally

Build the Labor Party (cartoon)

International fund drive tops three-quarter mark, by Farrell Dobbs

Japanese still dying by tens of thousands from radio-activity effects of atom bomb

London students open fund to help Nigerian strikers

Speech by Grace Carlson stirs Montana audience

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

Gray cartoon contest closes

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

A correction

Fight for this program

SWP branch activities

[Editorials]

“Why don’t they go to the USES ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

High cost of living irks Wall Street men in Paris

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 36, September 8, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Congress faces growing jobs crisis

Trotskyist gains reported from all over Europe

John G. Wright starts national lecture tour

Nigerian strikers win demands

Detroit CIO marchers raise call for labor’s own party

In the News

50,000 demonstrate in New York for jobs, by Bill Morgan

Wall Street the real victor in 2nd world-wide slaughter

Dobbs and Simpson demand jobs for New York workers

How I pounded the pavements of New York City looking for one of those “sixty million jobs”, by Dinah Sanders

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Seamen’s wages fixed way below war level

Build the Labor Party (cartoon)

United strike ties up three St. Louis dailies

Socialist Workers Party holds nation-wide meetings to honor memory of Leon Trotsky

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Comrade Marcel Hic (obituary)

Dobbs and Simpson demand jobs for New York workers (continued from Page 1)

“The downfall of Browder”, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Native Fascism – V, by Joseph Hansen

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Billings applies for civil rights

Stalinist “success” in cultural work

Eyewitness calls shattered Tokyo monument of ruin

Ruined Germany faces spread of epidemics

No help wanted (cartoon)

International solidarity fund near $5,000 goal, by Farrell Dobbs

Carlson gets warm welcome from audience in St. Paul, by Grace Carlson

Los Angeles SWP branches hold city conference

SWP’s Nigeria protest receives brazen reply

Red Sunday drive scheduled for Jackson pamphlet

John G. Wright tour schedule

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

The Tory is my shepherd, by A Neath Tin Worker, from Socialist Appeal (GB)

Pioneer to issue new edition of book by Trotsky

Militant Army

Goodrich Local 5 enforces contract for 36-hour wk.

SWP branch activities

Fight for this program

Pioneer Notes

“No, I don’t practice discrimination ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Washington deaf to plea for aid against polio

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 37, September 15, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobs
MANAGING EDITOR:
George Breitman

Mass picketing halts Cleveland police terror, by George Grant

Truman’s Congressional message hailed by agents of Big Business

New York police enforce Jim Crow in Harlem area, by Bill Morgan

John G. Wright to give lectures in Pennsylvania

11 Trotskyists freed in Ceylon

William Patterson faces loss of eighteen years seniority, by Eloise Gordon

In the News

Organizer calls for Labor Party

Congress scuttles bill for $25 jobless relief

Filipinos fight return of despotic U.S. rule

Dobbs denied separate line of ballot in N. Y. election, by C. Thomas

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Let’s go back to the old pioneer spirit, by Guernsey-Montgomery, for Economic Outlook, CIO

Flint Chevrolet local votes for strike action

Capitalist press distorts figures on jobs crisis, by M.A. Arder

CIO pickets help AFL strike in Hollywood, by Lois Saunders

Monroe workers print daily strike bulletin, by Joe White

Goodrich workers respect foremen’s picket line, by Joseph Andrews

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Cleveland labor unity in action (photo)

30,000 San Francisco marchers demand jobs

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Jim Crow policy endangers S.I.U.

Signs on trains voice protests of Army troops, by Mary Kane

Reading unionists send program to Militant

Imported Jamaican workers suffer shocking conditions

4,753 pamphlets sold in one day

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Negro artist tells how she fought Jim Crow in battle for success, by Evelyn Atwood

Government cuts appropriations for child care, by Irene James

Congressmen at Work

Youngstown women suffer in layoffs, by Mary Steele

Shipyard strike won by workers in Australia

Congress tour studies gay spots of Europe

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Raging inflation heightens misery in Shanghai

Fourth International founded 7 years ago, by George Collins

De Gaulle promised big loans from Wall Street imperialists, by Felix Morrow

SWP branches top $5,000 quota for international solidarity fund, by Farrell Dobbs

Only labor can defeat fascism, meeting told

Woman party leader tells impressive gains of SWP, by Grace Carlson

John G. Wright tour schedule

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Workers’ Forum

“The four freedoms”, by Seman, from Justice (cartoon)

Militant Army

Weiss lectures on British Labor Party victory

Fight for this program

Pioneer Notes

SWP branch activities

[Editorials]

“I’ve always said a woman’s place ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Children fleeing torture hunted with shotguns

Question Box


Vol. IX No. 38, September 22, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobs
MANAGING EDITOR:
George Breitman

Chilean workers win great strike victory, by Diego Henriquez

Detroit UAW heads demand convention

Auto workers prepare for show-down battle

Pamphlet against Jim Crow warmly received in Harlem

First union head sees vital need for Labor Party, by Jerry Kirk

Wall Street theme song, by Gray (cartoon)

UAW national GM conference calls for Congress of labor, by Howard Smith

John G. Wright speaks at Boston on British Labor

In the News

Indo-Chinese revolt against French rule, by Joseph Hansen

Goodrich lockout attempts to break foremen’s strike, by Joseph Andrews

Simpson bares rule of police in Harlem, by Louise Simpson

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Jobs demonstration in Camden (photo)

Akron unionist open 30-hour week campaign

5,000,000 launch wage offensive

GM conference resolution for a Congress of labor

MacArthur retains Japanese despotism in Korea as independence movement voices angry protest

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Chile section prints SWP manifesto

Great Northern foists blame for wreck on crew members, by C. Gustafson

Algerian Trotskyists fight imperialist rule

Truman secretly knifes measure for jobless aid

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[Editorials

“Isn’t it dangerous for us to drive all the Japanese ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

International Notes

Why the big corporations can afford higher wages

Question Box

Workers’ Forum

Winner announced in Gray cartoon contest

Militant Army

Fight for this program

SWP branch activities

Pioneer Notes

All SWP branches meet full quota in inspiring finish to campaign for $5,000 international solidarity fund, by Farrell Dobbs

Grace Carlson addresses meeting in Kansas City

Jackson pamphlet against Jim Crow completely sold out in three weeks

Hungary decrees death penalty as inflation spreads

John G. Wright tour schedule

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

The heritage of Leon Trotsky and the tasks of his disciples, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Congressmen at Work

Unemployment is all in the head, says capitalist, by Jack O’Connell

Union militants picket UAW officials meeting

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Build the Labor Party (cartoon)

Billings’ petition for civil rights upheld by judge

Nursery closures hit Minneapolis mothers, by Mary Kane

Race discrimination scored by St. Paul trade unions, by Dorothy Schultz

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Wall Street Journal gloats over decline in railway jobs, by Henry Adams


Vol. IX No. 39, September 29, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobs
MANAGING EDITOR:
George Breitman

Huge peacetime Army planned by Congress, by Joseph Hansen

UAW ranks force strike vote in auto industry

Fascist vermin renew activities in New York City, by Farrell Dobbs & Louise Simpson

Striking CIO oil workers demand “52–40 or fight”, by Mike Bartoli

In the News

Angry letter protesting delay in discharges flood congressmen

Packed hall hears Wright lecture, by M. Garberi

Senate action leaves unemployed to starve, by Art Preis

Stalinists slander Militant with lies invented by bosses

Veterans’ wives fight closure of Phil. nurseries, by John Haas

Bills aim to give government ships to private owners, by F.J. Lang

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Striking Ford workers in Canada (photo)

Stalinists betray strike of New York painters, by Bill Morgan

Flint Buick Local 599 proposes Labor Party

Our Martyrs

25,000 workers in Ceylon strike for better conditions

International Notes

La lutte du trotskystes (facsimile)

C.C.F. spokesman fights in parliament for labor

British officials order deportation of Pierre Frank

[Editorials]

“I really don’t see how ...” by Gray (cartoon)

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Congressmen at Work

How billionaire Ford did business with Nazis

Workers’ Forum

Worker in Italy writes of frightful conditions, from A Reader

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Build the Labor Party

Question Box

Fight for this program

West Coast vacation school opens with large enrollment, by J. Blake

Reading unionists hear J.G. Wright

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

How ruthless Allied imperialist deliberately planned the fire-bombing of working-class homes in Japan

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Welcome home Joe (cartoon)

Trotskyists defy police attempt to wall off Harlem, by Bill Morgan

Sydney workers aid Indonesians

SWP branch activities

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

CIO oil strikers in Toledo back fight for 30% raise, by Ted Reading

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Boston mothers urge nurseries, by J. Kitting

“We need depressions” says capitalist writer

Postwar Notes for Seamen

16,000 stage sitdown in shipyard at Camden, by Susana Hill

Red Sunday called by SWP to sell jobs pamphlet


Vol. IX No. 40, October 6, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobs
MANAGING EDITOR:
George Breitman

Indo-Chinese battle imperialist despots, by Joseph Hansen

1,000 Detroit workers picket fascist meeting, by Kay O’Brien

Zionist protest mass rally held in New York City, by Ben Joseph

New York labor shows power in backing elevator strike, by Bill Morgan

In the News

250 hear Wright speak in New York

House buries jobless bills in vicious attack on labor, by Art Preis

Louise Simpson answers a Republican slanderer

Harlem ghetto arrest protested by SWP

Westinghouse “White Collar” workers demonstrate militant methods of labor struggle in strike, by Eloise Black

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Extension of oil walkout authorized by union board

UMW Local 2399 takes action on Patterson Case

Urge N.Y. police to solve murder of Carlo Tresca

Flint auto local votes 30-day strike deadline, by Jerry Kirk

Mine workers unpaid for atomic bomb ore

Australian dock strike supports Indonesian battle for freedom, by Robert L. Birchman

International Notes

Allied rule tightens over German people

New Zealanders protest delays in discharges

SWP protest cabled to Attlee

Guerilla bands fight Franco rule

Trotskyists in Chile forge steadily ahead

Nigerian strike supported by Caribbean workers

[Editorials]

“They’re so selfish ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Standard Oil’s battle to seal the pipelines

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Red Sunday mobilization

Welcome Home Joe – No help wanted (c rtoon)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Question Box

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Militant opens drive for 10,000 new subs, by Justine Lang

High award for heroism to comrade Dauber

Newark meeting well attended

Allentown hears John J. [sic] Wright, by John Fitch

John G. Wright tour schedule

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Drive out the fascists! (facsimile of leaflet)

The fight in Los Angeles against race segregation, by Jean Simon

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

14,000 workers in militant sitdown strike “hold the fort” at New Jersey shipyard, by Susana Hill

Shop Talks on Socialism

Lumber workers walk out in fight for general wage raise

Theaters picketed in studio strike, by Lois Saunders

Urgent heed for child care centers

Vets criticize mechanical limbs

Montgomery Ward is heaven according to its job ads, by Jack Pearson

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Chicago social to feature skit


Vol. IX No. 41, October 13, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobs
MANAGING EDITOR:
George Breitman

Allies prepare slaughter in Java and Indo-China, by Joseph Hansen

S.W.P. issues call to black fascists

Labor strike upsurge reaches new heights

“Let’s negotiate, gentlemen” (cartoon), by Gray

The SWP’s stand on Benjamin Davis

Buffalo CIO votes action against Smith

Stalinists whitewash Detroit police terror

New York longshoremen fight for safe loads, by F.J. Lang

In the News

Strikers resist union-busting of SKF trust, by M. Garberi

60,000 AFL lumber men out on strike

Kelsey-Hayes unit conducts courageous 6-week battle, by Kay O’Brien

Detroit SWP opens campaign for Frankensteen, by John Saunders & Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Kelsey-Hayes strikers silence Thomas (photo)

Texas CIO oil strikers wage militant fight for 30% raise

Massed pickets halt huge standard plant, by John A. McClure

International Notes

Indonesian nationalists fight Dutch imperialism, by Ratna Soemanti

Our Martyrs

Vanquished ... “Victors” (photos)

Squabble over booty of war ends Big Five London parley, by Felix Morrow

[Editorials]

“I can’t understand ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Trial reveals thievery by huge food monopoly

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Question Box

Our Program

SWP set for action in Militant drive, by Justine Lang

Even tents in park denied homeless vets

Workers in three Ohio cities to hear J.G. Wright this week

Preis pamphlet sale totals 2,689 in day

Guerin article on fascism featured in September F.I.

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Capitalist legislation fosters race ghettos, by Jean Simons

CIO Red Caps raise demands for higher pay

Simpson scores anti-Negro role of Big Business

How sub campaigns mirror SWP growth, by Larissa Reed

Midwest vacation school inspires stirring report, by William F. Warde

Trotskyist runs for office in British election

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Militia strikebreaking practice held in Chicago stockyards

Shop talks on Socialism

Giving a good tip to scabs (photo)

G.I. writers of protest letters may face Brass Hat reprisals

Militant strikes sweeping Jersey, by Harry Robinson

Postwar Notes for Seamen

Buffalo unions ask conference

New York SWP continued sales in Negro areas


Vol. IX No. 42, October 20, 1945, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Militarists plan new war, by Joseph Hansen

Greek Stalinists slay Trotskyists, by Paul G. Stevens

Stalinist editor Budenz deserts to the church, by Art Preis

SWP protests French arrest of Indo-Chinese

Lockheed union aids picketers in movie strike, by Lois Saunders

Rank and file dock strikers demand own negotiating body, by F.J. Lang

In the News

“Relief for the rich” tax bill passed

SWP’s statement on Ben Davis exposes Stalinist trickery

Smith denied San Diego hall

Minneapolis union picket Gerald L.K. Smith meeting

Texas CIO oil militants determined to renew wage fight; denounce Truman’s strikebreaking

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

N.Y. longshore strike rally (photo)

SKF strikers fight international trust, by M. Gerber

Los Angeles union vote to picket fascist rally

International Notes

Biggest dock strike since 1926 sweeps harbors of Great Britain

Seamen picket Dutch consulate in San Francisco

The struggle against the Belgian monarchy, by Felix Morrow

Allies tightening grip on Far East

Belgian miners solidarize with German workers

Indonesia movement for independence has long tradition of militant struggle, by Ratna Soemanti

[Editorials]

“It certainly is a revolutionary idea ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers Bookshelf

Government rehearses new ‘anti-trust’ farce

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

A discussion on public opinion, by Andrew Michelson

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Question Box

Our Program

First day of Militant drive gains 1,064 new subscribers, by Justine Lang

John G. Wright talks in Buffalo on the British Labor victory

Imperialists use food as weapon against revolt

West Coast vacation school inspires all

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

No “secrets” in atomic bomb, say scientists; predict “world suicide” under present set up

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Louise Simpson fights for socialist society, by Grace Carlson

New York fascists hold Queens rally

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Foster continued Browder line of supporting “good” capitalists, by Felix Morrow

Shop talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Police violence in Hollywood strike (photo)

Postwar Notes for Seamen


Vol. IX No. 43, October 27, 1945, New York, NY
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MANAGING EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Soekarno govt. protests role of U.S. in Java, by Ratna Soemanti

20,000 workers in Los Angeles picket fascist Smith’s meeting, by Mac Patrick & J. Blake

Hoodlum attacks arouse Detroit labor movement

GM head wants destruction of 40-hour week

Foster’s deal with Tammany Hall disappoints ranks of Stalinists, by C. Thomas

In the News

Why Detroit Trotskyists back labor candidates

Northwest lumber strike holds firm in 4th week

SWP supports Buffalo labor candidates

Dock strike undermined by Stalinist disruption, by F.J. Lang

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

How the SWP helped mobilize anti-fascist picket in L. A., by James Dell

International Notes

British dock strike remains solid; 50,000 stevedores reported out

The role of imperialism in the Argentine events, by Joseph Hansen

Trotskyists run candidates in French general election

[Editorials]

“But why must I pay ... “ (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Big Business authored “industrial peace” bill

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

From a young soldier’s mother, from A Reader

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Question Box

Our Program

1,207 new readers chalked up in the Militantsub campaign, by Justine Lang

Wright speaks on British labor before responsive Toledo Group, by Ted Reading

Dutch rulers fight to hold their wealth in East Indies

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

N.Y. labor leaders’ support of boss candidates is real cause of workers’ “apathy” to election

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Beaten by anti-union thugs (photo)

Trotskyist candidates fight vicious Jim Crow system, by Louise Simpson

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Mass meeting protests Chicago Jim Crow acts

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Stalinist Party heads support capitalist candidates; find it difficult to explain to grumbling members, by Felix Morrow

Congress to the rescue! (cartoon), by Gray

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Philadelphia labor supports militant SKF strikers, by M. Goldman

Postwar Notes for Seamen


Vol. IX No. 44, November 3, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Vote Trotskyist, Dobbs urges in radio address

Profiteering auto and steel barons arrogantly reject wage demands, by Art Preis

Allies increase armed pressure on Indonesians, by Joseph Hansen

A graduation gift from Truman (cartoon), by Gray

SKF strikers resist brutal police terror, by Max Geldman

Union woman, beaten by thugs, blames attack on corporations, by Kay O’Brien

In the News

New York Longshoremen force more concessions, by F.J. Lang

San Francisco machinists prepare for major battle, by Bob Chester

4,000 glass workers go out on strike in Toledo after two years of fruitless palaver with bosses, by Ted Reading

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Women strikers on the march (photo)

International Notes

Indo-China head calls on Truman to end warfare

Landslide vote of French workers shows they want socialist society

Strike of British dockers spreads to all harbors

Javanese strike ships of Dutch in N.Y. port, by Robert Birchman

[Editorials]

“Have you heard those awful Trotskyist asndidates ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Big electrical trusts in cartel conspiracy

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

October Fourth International exposes war guilt in Pacific

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

The scarcity plan, by Davis Dusenbery (poem)

Question Box

Our Program

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Score of 2,162 new readers reached in 2nd week of Militant sub campaign, by Justine Lang

Timken bearing strikers battle to defend their union conditions

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

1917 Russian Bolshevik revolution pointed the way for all workers, by Larissa Reed

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Louise Simpson interviewed (photo)

SWP candidate Dobbs has militant record, by Grace Carlson

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

How American Stalinists support capitalist reaction under Foster, by Felix Morrow

Shop Talks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Labor solidarity in movie strike (photo)

SWP answers radio attack by Detroit mayor

Auto workers in Baltimore resist union-busting move, by Dorothy Lessing

Postwar Notes for Seamen


Vol. IX No. 45, November 10, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Auto barons smear labor

3,000 picket meeting of fascist in Oakland, by Robert Chester & Della Rossa

Forging new chains (cartoon), by Gray

Civil war flares in Northern China

Veterans lead picket line in Timken walkout

Truman says labor must accept reduction of take-home wages

In the News

William Patterson ends prison term, by Eloise Gordon

Huge picket line against fascist meeting in L.A., by Lois Saunders

Machinists strike in San Francisco

British dock strikers agree to month truce

Enemies of labor incite Gary student race-hate, by Robert L. Birchman

SKF strikers in Philadelphia continue militant battle against policy terror, injunction threat, by Max Geldman

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Mack truck workers block to strike poll (photo)

Police invade anti-Jim Crow church service

International Notes – Trotskyists forge ahead

Indonesian people fight heroically against brutal imperialist assault, by Joseph Hansen

Allied rule savage in ruined Germany, by Eugene Varlin

How Allies betrayed the Jewish refugees, by Dan Shelton

Trotskyist gains impressive in French election

Trotskyists lead fight against French fascists, from La Verité

[Editorials]

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

Problem Facing War Veterans, by Charles Carsten

Movie Review, by Joseph Hansen

Navy officers accused of huge meat theft

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Question Box

3,666 new readers gained as Militant subscription drive gathers momentum, by Justine Lang

Flint workers appreciate lecture by J.G. Wright, by John Quinn

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

What is behind the official silence in unsolved murder of Carlo Tresca?

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Labor, students, sailors make it hot for Smith

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Workers gird for showdown with packers

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Criminal election policy of N.Y. Stalinists blocks step toward national Labor Party, by Felix Morrow

Veterans leading picket line (photo)

Shoptalks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Student groups hear Trotskyist youth speakers

Stalinists forget murder of Panto in wild effort to cover up O’Dwyer, by Mill Morgan

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F.J. Lang


Vol. IX No. 46, November 17, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Trotskyist mayoralty candidates wins [sic] 4,267 v9tes in New York

Huge labor struggle looms as bosses scorn wage plea, by Art Preis

Open the books! (cartoon), by Gray

Hand of U.S. deep in China civil war

British dockers set up placards to mark ‘truce’

Withdraw troops from the Orient! by The Editors

In the News

Trend to socialism shown to French workers’ votes, by Paul G. Stevens

SKF seeks court aid against union, by Max Geldman

Huge auto barricade halts police move to smash Ford picket lines in Windsor, by Kay O’Brien

Comparison table of vote trend of minority parties in New York

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

Marshall Field strikers force wage concession

Voting for GM strike (photo)

U.S. role in China exposed by Fourth International

International Notes

Mass slaughter launched in Java as Allies begin bombing civilians, by Joseph Hansen

Famine and death stalk people in German ruins

How Allies betrayed the Jewish refugees, by Dan Shelton

Guerin article on Indo-China in next issue

Indonesians will fight to the death against Dutch despots, says seaman, by Evelyn Atwood

[Editorials]

“But why do they permit labor candidates ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Nazi document reveals aid from Standard Oil

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Two letters on the recent New York longshore strike

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

Our Program

Question Box

5,457 new readers gained as Militant subscription drive hits halfway mark, by Justine Lang

Minneapolis workers appreciate speech on British Labor victory, by Barbara Bruce

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Russian revolution – our appraisal, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky/p>

Decline in American Labor Party’ vote due to its support of boss candidates, by Felix Morrow

Workers’ barricade – 1945 model (photo)

Shoptalks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Boss press lies about ‘gay’ Harlem, by Jerry Baker

Stalinist goons rip up Militants, by Laura Falk

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F.J. Lang


Vol. IX No. 47, November 24, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Manhattan Trotskyist receives 1,324 votes in council elections

Indonesian people fight heroically for freedom from Allied despots, by Joseph Hansen

San Francisco machinists solid in strike, by Robert Chester

Yale and Towne strikers resist open shop drive

Giant auto union faces greatest strike battle

In the News

Militants gain in Akron rubber union elections

Withdraw troops from the Far East! by The Editors

U.S. troops fire in China civil war, by Charles Carsten

Mine local foils attempt to victimize Patterson

Big vote for Detroit labor’s mayoralty candidate spurs movement for an independent labor party, by Arthur Burch

Trade Union Notes, by Bill Morgan

Striking West Coast machinists (photo)

Comrade John Travis (obituary)

15,000 Jersey shipyard men stage walkout, by A. Williams

Detroit SWP opens new hall

International Notes

Indo-Chinese battle for freedom against imperialist rule of France, by Daniel Guerin, from Front Ouvrière

Belgian reaction arms its bands for civil war, by E. Germain

Karl Marx’s indictment of Dutch colonial rule

[Editorials]

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

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Movie Review, by Joseph Hansen

Steel union exposes bosses’ ‘poverty’ plea

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

U.S. aims to use Japan against Soviet Union, says latest F.I.

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Veteran of World War II. writes on Armistice Day, from Ex-Sergeant, U.S. Army

Our Program

Question Box

6,845 new readers of Militant gained; sub campaign hits 68 per cent of quota, by Justine Lang

J.P. Cannon speaks in Chicago on 1917 revolution anniversary

John G. Wright addresses group in St. Paul

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Europeans Trotskyists call for aid to the embattled colonial peoples, by European Executive Committee of the Fourth International, from De Rode October

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Dutch Stalinists oppose Indonesian freedom, offer full support to brutal imperialist rule, by Felix Morrow

Labor solidarity in Stamford (photo)

Shoptalks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Greyhound bus strikers fight big wage slash

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F.J. Lang


Vol. IX No. 48, December 1, 1945, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Workers show grim determination as titanic strike paralyzes G.M., by Kay O’Brien

Anglo-American despots praise Japanese allies

Trotskyist fighter in forefront of struggle to free Indo-China, by Robert L. Birchman

Strike upsurge may soon sweep to 1,250,000

Spirit of 1937 displayed in Flint GM strike, by John Darnell/p>

Dictator Chiang Kai-shek aided by U.S. imperialism

U.S. arms mow down people of Indonesia

On the spot GM strike news – coast to coast

The open-shopper’s lament (cartoon), by Gray

Cleveland auto strikers get AFL, brotherhoods support

Toledo Chevrolet pickets march in spirit of ‘35, by Charles Reading

Buffalo’s striking workers brave cold and blinding snow, by Bill Gray

Electromotive pickets display high spirits

AFL construction workers join G. M. strikers in L.A., by Jean Blake

UAW Local 25 shuts down GM in St. Louis

Baltimore GM down as 1,000 close two plants, by Dorothy Lessing

The fearful plight of Jewish victims, by Joseph Hansen

First Belgian Trotskyist Congress since “liberation” notes big gains, by E. Germain

Chinese Eighth Route soldiers march (photo)

Indian people back colonial freedom cause

French Stalinists betray labor for Cabinet posts, by Paul G. Stevens

[Editorials]

“Now are you sure ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Operators net millions in ships “sale” steals

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

New York Trotskyists’ election sound-truck (photo)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

A caustic commentary on Hull, winner of Nobel “peace” prize, by Frank Brown

Belgian Trotskyist gives facts on Walter Dauge, from A.V.K.

Our Program

Militant sub drive hits 77 per cent; gains 7,663 new readers in 6 weeks, by Justine Lang

Workers at Stalinist meeting defend Militant distributors, by Milton Genecin

Buffalo SWP celebrates 1917 revolution anniversary

Seattle workers hear J.G. Wright

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

“Sit-Down” – Epic of Flint, 1937, by Bill Morgan

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Public funds finance GM’s union busting

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Stalinists silent on French and Dutch imperialist butchery in Asia colonies, by Felix Morrow

Full of fight and ready for the showdown! (photo)

$6 wage boost won by Illinois telephone workers through Militant six-day strike, Special to the Militant

Shoptalks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Typos close boss press in Seattle

URWDSE strikes labor-hating Avery again

Bristol workers out solidly in first strike

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F.J. Lang

Workers solid as SKF strike enters 3rd month, by Max Geldman


Vol. IX No. 49, December 8, 1945, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Rally protests Allied butchery in the Colonies, by Charles Carsten

Lumber strike nears victory in 9th week

Auto ranks spike move by GM to split strike

Javanese fiercely resist imperialists

American imperialism supports dictator Chiang in Chinese war

Indo-Chinese seek solidarity of all colonies

Resolution denouncing slaughter in colonies

GM seeks to incite vets against strikers in Flint, by Jerry Kirk

General Motors violates local agreements in maneuvers to weaken strike solidarity

Reaction in Italy boots out Parri, by Joseph Hansen

Austrian general election reveals mass hatred of Stalinist policies

Decorating butchers of colonial peoples (photo)

Strikes in India protest rule of imperialism, by Robert L. Birchman

Soldiers object to appointment of Marshall

Nazi terror survivors vow end to capitalism, by Edward Stern

German workers aided by Belgians, by S. Rochal

Activities of Fourth International

Chicago forum protests troop use in Far East

Soldier resents shipping French to Indo-China, by Lt. S.K.

[Editorials]

“No wonder those puppet governments ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Penicillin scarcity created by profiteers, by Frank Brown

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

A Negro veteran seeks solution to rate-hate and discrimination, from Grace Wayne

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Camden housing shortage causes misery and illness, from Mrs. A.O.

Our Program

Rank & file candidates win Local 16 shipyard elections

Militant subscription campaign hits 86 per cent of quota in seventh week, by Justine Lang

Fourth Internationalexposes imperialist role in Middle East

Seattle SWP branch enlarges headquarters

Portland workers hear lecture by John G. Wright

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

Huge vote cast for steel strike

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

What “free enterprise” offers labor (photo)

The truth about GM stockholders, by Jeff Thorne

A correction

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Rally in Chicago to protest colonial slaughter

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Clash between CIO maritime union leaders reflects conflict within Stalinist Party, by F.J. Lang

All-vet picket line in bus strike (photo)

Demonstration strike wrings pay boost from labor-hating Avery, by Robert L. Birchman

Shoptalks on Socialism, by V. Grey

Baltimore police attempt to harass GM picket lines

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F.J. Lang

Compliant judge aids in bitter three-month strike, Special to the Militant

Barbarism, Inc. by Rep. McDonough


Vol. IX No. 50, December 15, 1945, New York, NY
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Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

GM strikers spurn Truman’s demand, by Kay O’Brien

Canada Ford strikers vote finish fight Windsor local rejects gov’t arbitration, by Kay O’Brien

SWP cables demand to legalize La Verité

Packinghouse workers favor strike action, by Leigh Ray

SWP hits “fact-finding” act; demands hearing

Jim Crow rules slow return of war veterans

Telling off labor-hating Avery (photo)

Walkout staged at Westinghouse, by H. Newel

Wheeler attacks the Soviet Union, by Joseph Hansen

U.S. imperialism tried to crush movement for Philippine freedom, by Charles Carsten

British R.C.P. defends colonial freedom fighters

Fighters for freedom of Indonesia (photo)

Far East colonial prize sought by Wall Street

Trotskyists fight Spanish fascism

Cuban Trotskyists demand expropriation of nation’s railroads

Paris Trotskyists back Indo-Chinese

[Editorials]

“My husband says we must be prepared ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Workers have bought GM at least 50 times, by Jeff Thorne

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Labor, by Sam Brown (poem)

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Militant subscription campaign nears goal with 9,324 new readers gained, by Justine Lang

San Francisco Bay Area hears John G. Wright on Labor Party, by Della Rossa & R. Marshall

Fifth anniversary celebrated by Buffalo SWP

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

1,000 workers in San Francisco picket fascist Smith’s meeting, Special to the Militant

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Record meeting answers slander against SWP, by Al Lynn

Rubber workers back GM strike, Special to the Militant

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Detroit veterans denied even slum housing; no relief in sight as mayor double-talks, by Grace Carlson

Spirited GM picket line in Cleveland (photo)

How a typical idle auto baron socked millions from workers, by Larissa Reed

Postwar Notes for Seamen, by F. I. Lang

Bristol strikers oppose GM parts production move


Vol. IX No. 51, December 22, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

GM strikers assail Ford scheme, by Jerry Kirk

In the News

Steel men ready for giant strike

Packinghouse workers fix strike deadline, by Leigh Ray

Canadian Ford strikers fight new attempt to impose phony government arbitration, by Kay O’Brien

Fleetwood Organizer blasts Ford “fines” plan, from Fleetwood Organizer

Flint UAW veterans spike plot by GM to break their strike, by John Donnell

Brooklyn SWP moves to new larger quarters

Youngstown Steel locals get ready for big strike

UE-CIO votes six-to-one for strike

Strikers greet Michigan edition of The Militant

How auto workers’ historic battles stopped the threat of injunctions, by Art Preis

Picketing Cudahy’s in Kansas City (photo)

Cleveland GM strikers battle on picket line, by David Lands

SWP in Detroit celebrates opening new headquarters

Scandalous fraud robs GM workers, by Jeff Thorne

[Editorials]

“Surely you’re not going ...“ (cartoon), by Gray

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Movie Review, by Joseph Hansen

Vast Army supplies wantonly destroyed

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

To all readers of The Militant, from The Editors

Militant Army

Pioneer Notes

Our Program

Militant subscription drive tops goal with final score 10,681 new readers, by Justine Lang

Wright gives radio talk in L.A. on British labor

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

The Trotskyists call for solidarity with the heroic German workers

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Cuban Trotskyists hit Grau’s regime

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Activities of Italian Trotskyists

Notice to Militant readers

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Fighters for freedom of colonies continue their heroic defense against Allied assault, by Charles Carsten

“Bring back Daddy,” demand wives and children of war veterans, by Winifred Nelson

Allied “Lidices” in the Far East, by The Editors

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Foster continues Earl Browder sell-out line; ousted chief adopts policy of watchful waiting, by Felix Morrow

Carlo Tresca mass meeting

Incident on a Bus, by Grace Carlson


Vol. IX No. 52, December 29, 1945, New York, NY
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EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

West Coast Negro family burned to death after vigilante threats

Ford union group flays scheme to fine strikers, by Roy Weston

All Cleveland labor rallies to GM strike

Flint pickets halt attempt to break AG line, by Jerry Kirk

CIO rubber workers convention witnesses fight for leadership, by Milton Genecia

In the News

Wall Street plunges deeper into Far East colonial war, by Charles Carsten

Steel workers aid GM pickets in Harrison, by Richard Kirk

Next stage in the GM strike, by The Editors

3,000 New York workers picket at GM building, by Bill Morgan

Trade Union Notes, by Bill Morgan

No one crashed this line! (photo)

Eyewitness tells of life in Maylaya

Manifesto of the Fifth Congress of the Trotskyist Party in Belgium, from La Lutte Ouvrière

French Trotskyist fight for legalization of paper

British Trotskyists defend oppressed colonial peoples

Battle veteran hits Brass Hat luxury living

Only 9 dead – no starvations, says Brass Hat

[Editorials]

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

Problems facing war veterans, by Charles Carsten

Workers’ Bookshelf

Some revealing facts on wages and profits, by Jeff Thorne

Congressmen at Work

Workers’ Forum

Pioneer Notes

Militant Army

GM strikers publish special local papers

Our Program

January Fourth International exposes role of imperialism in the Middle East

Stalinists peddle slander sheet at St. Louis Trotskyist meeting

Mass meeting protest imperialist butchery

German workers protest Allied support of Nazis

Two join S.W.P. At Kansas City meeting

Los Angeles SWP announces forum

Cincinnati workers hear J.G. Wright

Detroit SWP hears Charles Jackson on Indonesian Struggle

Philadelphia SWP hails success of sub campaign

The History of American Trotskyism, by James P. Cannon

The Negro Struggle, by Charles Jackson

Scene and victims of Fontana tragedy (photos)

French workers back meetings of Trotskyists

Socialist Workers Party Branch Activities

Diary of a Steelworker, by T. Kovalesky

Regional leaders force weak compromise in Fafnir strike to aid Ford “strategy”

This UAW family knows the cost of living (photo)

Notes of a Seaman, by Art Sharon

Question Hogan on Silence in Tresca murder

Philadelphia SKF workers end their heroic three-month strike, by Max Geldman

Wall Street’s Gestapo, by Jules Kramer

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