The Militant Masthead

(1948)

CONTENTS BY ISSUE

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Vol. XII No. 1, 5 January 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wage fight – top point on CIO agenda, by Art Preis

Wallace’s move spotlights need for labor conference, by George Breitman

Post-war housing (photo)

“Amnesty” keeps 623 COs in jail – only 3 conscientious objectors released as Christmas gesture

Truman “loyalty” purge sets up Gestapo system

L.A. unionists urge Lewis for U.S. president

Three different ways of measuring profits

U.S. imperialist aims bared at Havana, by Arthur Burch

Events in Greece, China, spur U.S. Imperialism’s “Cold War”

Six months of the Taft-Hartley slave labor law

The Big Brass takes over, by George Lavan

Call off strike (photo)

Gay Christmas party held in Minneapolis, by Barbara Bruce

Employers resist ITU demands in Seattle

Workers’ Forum

New political alliance formed in South Dakota

Hansen to speak in Cleveland on Jan. 7

[Editorials]

Can the Marshall Plan rebuild Europe? – a reply from abroad, by Henri Frank

Not welcome! (photo)

Trotskyist candidate for mayor in Toronto endorsed by UAW locals

Belgian Trotskyists hold Fifth Congress

Workers’ Bookshelf

New left wing of French SP votes to split

SP conference fails to revive 2nd International

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Youngstown Vindicator starts red-baiting attack on SWP

Drive pushed to uncover assassin of Carlo Tresca

Zionists face a split over immigration issue, by Irving Dale

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

SWP statement on candidacy of Henry Wallace, by James P. Cannon

A case of “malicious gossip”, by John F. Petrone

Marshall Plan includes Franco

Notes from the News

Stalinist adventurism and Henry Wallace


Vol. XII No. 2, January 12, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

N.Y. Labor Party splits on Wallace – united labor conference is big need

Open letter to Murray, Green and Reuther, by the Editors

Profiteers get joyous tidings on New Year’s

Tenting tonight – and all nights (photo)

CIO “Big Three” unions call for higher wages

ITU attacked (photo)

State Department inspires drive to split world labor movement

U.S. sends Marines to Greece as “Cold War” grows hotter

15,000 attend mass meeting in India

Will the economic boom last? by John G. Wright

Wallace “peace” program – a middle-class panacea

Farm workers strike in Arizona (photo)

Press roundup on Wallace candidacy

More “relief” for millionaires is main aim of Knutson tax bill

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Trotskyist candidate polls 15,000 in Toronto election

Railway yards at Bamberg (photo)

Trial at Bremerhaven, by Bill Morgan

Trotskyists hail stand of French socialist youth

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

NLRB strikes two more blows againt [sic] labor under Taft Act

What were Armour & Co.’s profits in 1946? (diagram)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Taft-Hartley Act revives government by injunction, by George Lavan

Quill bows to O’Dwyer in subway fare fight

The new gold brick, by Grace Carlson

Building trades in N.Y. sign wage-freeze pact, by Raymond Rice

Horse-and-buggy unionism

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 3, 19 January 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

An Editorial

Truman demands 40 billions for inflationary war budget, by Art Preis

Sliding scale bonus asked by UPWA

Support Militant sub week!

Washington directs war against the Greek people

Landis out (photo)

Press blackout on Gestapo rule in Mississippi

The crisis of the educational system in America, by Ria Stone

Factors that undermine inflationary boom in U.S., by John G. Wright

NAM on the loose again, by George Lavan

Workers’ Forum

Wallace may poll million N.Y. votes

Brooklyn open forum on price and wages

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Reactionary French government behind split in labor unions

Marines off to war zone (photo)

Gag-law protests rock Calcutta

Fascists assault meeting of British Trotskyists

Law enforcement in the Deep South

Workers’ Bookshelf

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Battle of the demagogues, by Art Preis

Mass action defeats rent-hike attempt by Detroit landlords

Gunmen hired to break strike

ACA on strike (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

C.P. cites Lenin against Earl Browder – and itself, by George Breitman

The military mind, by John F. Petrone

Seek to knife 40-hour week

Notes from the News

Why Marshall Plan won’t work, by Arthur Burch


Vol. XII No. 4, 26 January 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman urges war-time Air Force, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Freedom’s shame (photo)

Named speculator (photo)

Reuther weakens wage demands at GM parley

Flint local upholds cost-of-living bonus, by Emmett Moore

Militant sub week Jan. 25 to Feb. 1

Denham says NLRB can ban any strike

PCA convention endorses Wallace

Food trusts, ignored by probe, are the biggest speculators, by Arthur Burch

Truman report reveals fear of approaching economic breakdown

New York ALP splits (photos)

The young coal miners – key problem of the UMW, by Morgan West

Witch hunt steps up

Seattle forum on Manifesto anniversary

New Haven readers invited to open forum

Basic commodities (graph)

Workers’ Forum

“Unbiased opinions” on air report

Important documents in Fourth International

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

General strikes paralyze Ruhr as workers fight starvation

Out in the cold (photo)

Events on the international scene

Anti-imperialist struggle sweeps key China cities, by Ria Stone

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Minneapolis bazaar features bargains

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

NLRB seeks drastic injunction in move to smash ITU strikes

RR barons greed kills ten kids in sled tragedy

Film men sue studios (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Housing crisis worse than ever while billions are spent for war

Army purges Sperry unionists

$$$$$$$$$$$$ (photo)

“Men here may speak and think”, by Art Preis

Hickman victory rally in Chicago

Spicer workers protest speedup

Notes from the News

Operation rathole in Greece, speech by Rep. Bender


Vol. XII No. 5, 2 February 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO heads cling to 2-party system

Imperialists step up war drive, by Art Preis

Boss politicians conspire to keep Wallace off ballot

Backs 45-hour week (photo)

Twin City lodges ask consolidation of 2 rail unions

Police reign of terror against Nashville CIO

Just matter of time to a shooting war

Deportation arrests mount as witch hunt is intensified, by George Lavan

Militarization – the No. 1 danger, by Arthur Burch

Happy days for plane corporations

100 years of Communist Manifesto, by John Adamson

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Nazi documents disclose details of Stalin-Hitler secret deals

Toronto AFL calls for support of Labor Party, by Paul Kane

Dunne hits mayor in Minneapolis hospital scandal

French police jail Trotskyists

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Flint UAW leader gives radio talk on sliding scale of wages, by Jack Palmer

UAW conference urges formation of Labor Party

Fight not over (photo)

Balconies, bathtubs and change, by John F. Petrone

GM victimizes Tucker – veteran union militant, by Emmett Moore

Notes from the News

Detroit CIO debates politics

What fight in Korea is all about

Bourbon campaign to keep Jim Crow in education, by J.R. Johnson


Vol. XII No. 6, 9 February 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

AFL chiefs uphold 2-party misrule, by Art Preis

Washington state legislators stage local witch hunt, by Daniel Roberts

BLFE continues Jim Crow policy in new disguise

Auto plants shut down (photo)

CIO packinghouse local to vote on wage strike

Press blackout on plan for Pa. secret police

AFL chiefs prepare capitulation on UMT

Congressman and cop tangle

Oil dictates U.S. role in Middle East

Stalinists plan to build Wallace movement – by united front from below, by George Breitman

[How much wholesale prices have zoomed] (graphic)

Gandhi – his role in fight for India’s independence, by J.R. Johnson

Milwaukee politicians aid gas company steal

Rebels in American History

Workers’ Forum

Philadelphia offers forum on the Civil War

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Franc devaluation undermines scheme for West Europe bloc

CIO board against third party (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

The meaning of military domination

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Detroit UAW leader calls for sliding scale wage program (letter), from Tony Czerwinski

Railroaders win strike in Akron

Housing holdup (photo)

Death in the mayor’s office, by Grace Carlson

Oil moguls responsible for the fuel shortage, by John Fredericks

To my uncle in Italy, by John F. Petrone

N.Y. local holds Lenin meeting

Students protest Oklahoma Jim Crow

Notes from the News

Auto local takes ’48 election poll

Oil trust schemes $9 billion swindle

New York’s East Side presents open forum


Vol. XII No. 7, 16 February 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Rubber workers demand sliding scale pay bonus

Labor in U.S. must prepare for coming economic crisis, by Art Preis

House witch hunt committee drafts repressive laws

Ku Klux Klan back in action (photo)

Labor candidates receive backing of St. Paul CIO

Lee Pressman (photo)

Wallace groups now active in 26 states

Medical group blocks free blood-bank plan

Reuther echoes NAM on longer hours

Wallace’s program and the fight against monopoly, by J.R. Johnson

Cannot make ends meet (photo)

Labor and third parties in the United States, by George Lavan

Crisis in American agriculture begins, by John G. Wright

Labor news from the West Coast

Workers’ Forum

James Boulton speaks on Milwaukee radio (photo)

The Militant Army

St. Louis readers invited to open forum

[Editorials]

Eyewitness describes how masses began revolution in Indo-China, by Lucien

Fight discrimination (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Workers’ Bookshelf

Iraq revolt upsets treaty with Britain, by Arthur Burch

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Army says Jim Crow segregation will continue for Negro troops

Miners’ need – a plan of community action, by Morgan West

Seamen hit ship transfer (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Andrew Parker

Issue of Marshall Plan used to split WFTU

Patriots at work, by John F. Petrone

New tax bill favors the rich

A Stalinist nomination for vice president

Reuther’s views on longer week protested by 200 UAW leaders

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 8, 23 February 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Wallace candidate sweeps election, by Albert Parker

An Editorial

Dan Hoan enters mayoralty race in Milwaukee

Unemployment in Detroit (photo)

A new kind of party

Murray steps up attacks against Stalinists in CIO

Steel union heads give no lead in wage drive

Thomas B. McCabe (photo)

Witch hunters arrest NMU secretary Smith

State Department interferes in CIO affairs

Washington and Lincoln – part of the American revolutionary tradition, by George Breitman

Yellow gold (photo)

The Big Business campaign against the co-op movement, by A. Gilbert

Labor and 3rd parties in U.S. after Civil War, by George Lavan

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Seizures of factories and land herald new explosions in Italy, by Marcel Rogier

Another mine tragedy (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Detroit presents Sat. open forums

Key role of Trotskyists in the Indo-Chinese uprising, by Lucien

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Political savvy – who’s got it? by John F. Petrone

Reuther attacks wage program of five Flint union presidents

ALP candidate sweeps election for Congress

Blueprint for strikebreaking (graphic)

The Negro Struggle, by F. Forrest

AFL building trades workers strike for higher wages in L.A., by Pat Allen

Notes from the News

Newark forum will discuss Wallace rule

The effects of the commodity price slump, by John G. Wright

“I was a racketeer“, by Major General Smedley D. Butler, from Common Sense

Correction


Vol. XII No. 9, 1 March 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Green, Reuther hand out same political bunkum, by Art Preis

Dobbs and Carlson to head ’48 national ticket of SWP, by Joseph Hansen

Strikers put heat on scabs (photo)

Murray policies bring danger of split in CIO

Judge upholds Taft Act in ITU injunction case

SWP plenum adopts election year policy

Stalinists take over government in Czechoslovak political crisis, by Paul G. Stevens

Malraux, with aid of Times, slanders Trotskyism, by G.F. Eckstein

SWP resolution on Wallace third-party movement

Rise and fall of Populist Party in the United States, by George Lavan

Rebels in American History

Wallace and Isacson (picture)

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Crisis of Italian socialism shown in party’s convention, by Marcel Rogier

Protest high cost of living (photo)

The Ceylon Trotskyists and the “independence” bill, statement of the International Secretariat of the Fourth International

San Francisco meeting marks 100 years of Manifesto

Story of Stalinist coup in Indo-China, by Lucien

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Presidential campaign resolution of the SWP, resolution adopted by National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

CIO shipyard union’s structure radically altered at convention, by Bob Lowell

Defies Ku Klux Klan (photo)

Add a dash of poison! by Grace Carlson

Southside L.A. labor runs own candidates, by Al Lynn

The Negro Struggle, by George Lavan

Easter sales trends and the new steel price hike, by John G. Wright

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 10, 8 March 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Czech coup intensifies “Cold War”, by Paul G. Stevens

Big corporations threaten “tough” policy on wages

Petition drive for Dobbs-Carlson already started in New Jersey

Preparing for World War III (photo)

Dobbs exposes pacifism as a shield for warmongers

Congress rushes ERP to bolster reaction, by Arthur Burch

“Freedom of Press” – Greek royalist style

How Stalinists use Smith case in NMU, by C. Thomas

Henry Wallace – his record as capitalist politician, by Art Preis

Teachers strike in Minneapolis against pay cut

ACEWR reports successful affairs

“Bull Moose” party and its sellout, by George Lavan

Workers’ Forum

Open forum on crisis offered by Philadelphia

Current issue of Fourth International features three articles on Manifesto

The Militant Army

Brooklyn to hold forum on Wallace

Akron to hold forum for Militant readers

[Editorials]

The Kremlin’s real aims and policies in Czechoslovakia

Vets demands [sic] decent housing (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

How Stalinists strangled Indo-Chinese revolution, by Lucien

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Union movement rallies to aid of 5-month farm strike in Calif.

SWP supports Labor candidates in St. Paul – leaflets outline 9-point program (photo)

Murray pleads not guilty (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by F. Forest

Brutal conditions maintained by big California farm interests

Search for a White House tenant, by Art Preis

NLRB ruling is threat to industrial unionism, by Barbara Bruce

Notes from the News

A professor surveys U.S. economy, by John G. Wright


Vol. XII No. 11, 15 March 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman rejects Stalin’s bid for new conference, by John G. Wright

Minneapolis teachers still out (photo)

Both parties okay Jim Crow in employment, by William E. Bohannon

SWP files petitions in N.J., two more states begin drive

Electric, meat and steel trusts attack third-round wage demands

Gen. Eisenhower (photo)

Truman, Big Brass plot to impose militarist censorship on press, by Art Preis

Negro widow, two sons face Georgia death chair

Murray pushes CIO purge with ouster of Bridges

Southern revolt sharpens Democratic Party, by George Breitman

Housing program offered by Milwaukee SWP candidate, by James E. Boulton

Two “Labor statesmen” (photo)

How socialists built a mass party in the U.S. before First World War, by George Lavan

Witch hunters fabricate atom spy scare

Natalia Trotsky refutes slander in N.Y. Times, statement by Natalia Trotsky

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Left wing socialist forces in Italy establish new working class party, by Marcel Rogier

Klan on the march (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

How the counter-revolution triumphed in Indo-China, by Lucien

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Detroit SWP chairman assails fare boost at council hearing

Program of action of UMW contract, by Morgan West

At home in mayor’s office (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Wallace program calls for planned scarcity, by Joe Simpson

Senator Taylor – liberal, first class, by John F. Petrone

New York jam session features all-star band

U.S. imperialist treachery on Palestine, by Irving Dale

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 12, 22 March 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Washington whips up war hysteria, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Miners fight sabotage of welfare fund; CIO packing workers strike

U.S. intervention in Greek war (photo)

Steady progress made in Dobbs-Carlson drive

New trial demanded for doomed widow and sons

Auto union local elections reveal pro-Reuther trend

Lobbyists attempt to loot nation’s oil reserves

Labor advisory body at White House (photo)

Murray forces capture Cleveland CIO council

Akron witch hunt bars Negro poet from hall

Congress bills peril rent control

The Lafollette third party of 1924, by George Lavan

Workers’ Forum

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Washington intervenes in Italy to swing election for deGasperi

Another hat in the ring (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Packers reap huge profits; workers go without meat

The 5-power military pact – a preparation for war, by Arthur Burch

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

New York printing bosses seek to wipe out union conditions, by Fred Newman

Workers driven from jobs at Briggs plant

Relief for the greedy (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Youngstown to show Robeson movie

Education vs. armaments, by Grace Carlson

Harlem NAACP fights N.Y. police brutality

Mayor O’Dwyer’s campaign against the nickel fare, by George Clarke

Philadelphia forum for Militant readers


Vol. XII No. 13, 29 March 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Washington uses Italian election to incite war fever

Murray machine pushes drive to oust Stalinists

Truman clubs workers with Taft-Hartley law

Mine strike spreads (photo)

Penn. SWP nears goal in ‘48 petition campaign

Teachers win strike demand in Minneapolis, by F. Carter

Big Brass pressures Congress for UMT

Partition fiasco shows Zionist bankruptcy, by Irving Dale

Major fallacy in Wallace’s anti-war campaign, by George Breitman

Presidential Aspirants – I

Political developments in Los Angeles AFL, by Richard Page

Militant mass picket lines close major packing plants in St. Paul, by Barbara Bruce

Workers’ Forum

Schedule of Clarke tour

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

UN economic report shows decay of world capitalism, by G.F. Eckstein

Packinghouse strike continues (photos)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Workers’ Bookshelf

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

“Defend our shores”, by Art Preis

Rank and file caucus of NMU runs full anti-Stalinist slate, by C. Thomas

N.Y. printers locked out by job shop bosses, by Fred Newman

’47 profits permit substantial wage increases (graphic)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

“Socialist” Zeidler wins Milwaukee primaries

Survey on Wallace shows large vote

Medical research vs. armaments, by Grace Carlson

How the cost-of-living bonus works, by Art Preis

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 14, 5 April 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

U.S. rulers plan to use Germany as a war base

Labor faces deadly peril of government by injunction, by Art Preis

Paul Dollinger April 2, 1912 – March 25, 1948

UN farce on Palestine (photo)

N.Y. cops brutally club pickets at Stock Exchange

Penna. SWP goes over the top in ’48 petition drive

Packinghouse workers stand firm in strike, by Barbara Bruce

GPU concocts new forgery to smear Leon Trotsky, by George Breitman

Keeping ’er shut (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Militant Army

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

New war preparations threaten further inflationary price rise, by Arthur Burch

Paul Dollinger – a model revolutionist, by Sol Dollinger

Workers Forum

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Wallace endorsed by handpicked conference of the California IPP

Victims of war (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Behind Pertrillo’s ban on recordings, by Dick Jones

Recording ready

“Freedom of the seas,” by Art Preis

N.Y. painters urge political action, by Raymond Rice

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 15, 12 April 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Miners defy federal strikebreaking, by Art Preis

An Editorial

Stalinists in CIO dealt heavy blow by Quill defection

Civil disobedience threatened (photo)

Newspaper incited mob wrecks home of CP organizer

Wall Street strikers extend picket lines to brokerages, by Roy Moore

Mich. SWP passes halfway mark in petition campaign

Resist Jim-Crow draft, Randolph urges, by G.F. Eckstein

St. Paul packing strikers resist picketing ban

Events on the International Scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Presidential Aspirants – II

Latin American Notes

The Militant Army

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

[Editorials]

Effects of war preparations on economic conditions in U.S., by John G. Wright

“New York’s Finest” in action (photo)

Rationalizations of the renegades, by George Breitman

Wall Street’s aims at Bogota parley, by Arthur Burch

Protests save Mrs. Ingram’s life

Brooklyn forum on Truman war plan

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Labor slates run by California unions in 3 municipal elections, by J. Blake

Mail men deliver (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Anti-Reutherites show strength in elections

A “mistake in judgment,” by Art Preis

Rent control bill full of loopholes

L.A. local plans May Day program

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 16, 19 April 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mass uprising halts Bogota parley, by Arthur Barch

Mine strikers win $100 pension demand, by Art Preis

Congressman calls war scare “a crime against America”

Penna. SWP files nominating papers

Scab salute (photo)

Witch hunters draft savage anti-red law

War program put No. 1 on agenda of Congress

Paul G. Hoffman (photo)

Wallacites to hold convention July 24

“Friends of Joe Hill” defend his memory

Packinghouse leaders battle injunction

Wallace, Trotsky and the Third World war drive, by E.R. Frank

Bus drivers walk (photo)

Can the workers take power? by George Breitman

Workers Forum

The Militant Army

Brooklyn barn dance

[Editorials]

Randolph’s anti-draft proposal sharply divides Negro leaders, by G.F. Eckstein

Police brutality (photo)

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Cable strike lost due to Taft Act, Stalinists

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Movie Review

Protocol M and Project X, by Art Preis

CIO proves case for pay rise out of “extortionate” profits

Mass uprising halts Wall Street’s Bogota conference

No contract, no work (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Capitalism in Europe faces greater inflation, by John G. Wright

Slow death in the mines, by Grace Carlson

St. Louis offers forum on Wallace

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 17, 26 April 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

May Day manifesto of the Socialist Workers Party

Government hits mine union with huge fine for “contempt”, by Art Preis

“In our hands there lies the power” (cartoon), by Gray

$100,000 reward offered for arrest of Reuther assailant

DeGasperi gains election with Wall Street’s aid

Michigan SWP doubles election petitions quota

Meat strikers halt back-to-work move

Events on the International Scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Tradition of May Day lives on in America, by V. Grey

Picket dear old Harvard (photo)

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Wallace campaign book – a typical middle class panacea for “world peace,” by John F. Petrone

Strike scene in Kansas City (photo)

Stalinists and reformists dishonor May Day spirit

Demand Stalin release Spanish anti-fascists

Workers Forum

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

Quill, Hollander join conspiracy with mayor to raise transit fares, by Harry Ring

Labor slates show strength in Calif.

John L. Lewis (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by G.F. Eckstein

Government victimizes mine union and Lewis (continued from Page 1)

Clarke addresses Twin City meeting

Correction

Notes from the News

Letter tells of Trotsky’s son in Russia


Vol. XII No. 18, May 3, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Kansas outrage – a warning to labor!

Big Steel leads attacks on CIO wage demands, by Art Preis

15,000 strike at Seattle plant of Boeing aircraft

SWP in Flint surpasses quota on petitions, by Emmett Moore

Police convert Reuther case into witch-hunt

Presidential Aspirants – III

Funeral service for Gaitan (photo)

Strike settled at NY curb exchange

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

Labor Party discussed at Detroit UAW forum

Labor’s capacity and the Russian Revolution, by George Breitman

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Logical conclusion of Randolph’s program to resist Jim Crow draft, by G. R. Eckstein

Not a syllable ... (photo)

Consequences of a new world war, by John G. Wright

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The ERP program, by Art Preis

CIO packinghouse workers resist meat trust strikebreaking moves, by Barbara Bruce

Klan flags war veteran (photos)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Cancer – the No. 2 killer, by Grace Carlson

The growing militarization of America

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 19, 10 May 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO wage campaign faces disaster, by Art Preis

4th International holds congress

Stench of Arabian oil deal spreads over Washington

Union hall back in business (photo)

Congressmen plot to steamroller “police state” bill, by George Lavan

Imperialist scheme upset in Palestine, by E. Burton

Farrell Dobbs speaks May 15 on NBC

SWP calls national convention in July

“Whip” planned for labor in next war

Henry Wallace and the next war, by James P. Cannon

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

The prospects for socialist revolution, by George Breitman

Miners return to work (photo)

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Churchill’s Moscow trials claim proves him a common slanderer, by John G. Wright

Latin American Notes, by J. Gomez

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The men in white, by Morgan West

Boeing strikers get official IAM authorization; dig in for hard fight, by Irene James

A labor martyr (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Atomic energy, by Louis T. Gordon

Briggs union paper says shooting of Reuther reminiscent of Briggs beatings

Oil shortage deliberately planned, probe discloses, by Winifred Nelson

Notes from the News

St. Louis runs forum on Russia


Vol. XII No. 20, 17 May 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman injunction busts rail strike, by George Lavan

Housing – a capitalist crime, Dobbs tells Senate hearing, by Farrell Dobbs

Strikers hold firm (photo)

An Editorial

75,000 Chrysler workers strike in three states

Stalin bids openly for deal with U.S.

CIO sharply denounces anti-labor Mundt bill

Connecticut SWP opens drive for election petitions

New recruits for Norman Thomas’ campaign, by G.F. Eckstein

Rebels in American History

Congress of Fourth International (photo)

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Marshall, Churchill declarations promote strategy of Western Bloc, by John G. Wright

Arthur J. Goldberg (photo)

Fabrication of a Trotsky “testament”, by Natalia Sedova-Trotsky

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

CIO packinghouse unions continue grim fight in ninth week of strike, by Barbara Bruce

Youngstown Vindicator rebuffed by steel unions

Taylor convicted (photo)

Post Office fires NAACP leader for fighting Jim Crow, by J. Hawkins

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

CP makes faction issue of NMU agent’s death, by Art Sharon

Tuberculosis – ancient enemy, by Grace Carlson

Armour picket killed in East St. Louis

“Back to work” move fizzles at Boeing

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 21, 24 May 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

“End capitalism to stop war” – Dobbs

How new mechanization affects miners, by Morgan West

Presidential aspirants – IV

Renegades peddle old poison

An unholy farce (photo)

Arms program sets off stock speculation orgy, by Arthur Burch

The Militant Army

St. Louis forum on labor’s weapons

[Editorials]

Stalin repeats his bid for “peace” deal with Washington, by John G. Wright

Chrysler strike sidelights

The “Five-Year Plan” of U.S. militarism

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Murray Red-baiting hits new low at convention of steelworkers, by Farrell Dobbs

Minnesota governor sends troops to aid meat trust against strike, by Barbara Bruce

Solidarity

Chrysler pickets hold the line, by Howard Lerner

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker


Vol. XII No. 22, 31 May 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

More unions condemn “police state” measure

GM, UAW agree on sliding scale; meat union forced to end strike

Mundt Bill – Bill of Rights (cartoon), by Gray

Progressive [sic] oust CP heads in Westinghouse

SWP petition campaign in Conn. off to good start

U.S. helps conceal facts in Polk case

The Marshall Plan – U.S. imperialism on the march, by John G. Wright

The Roman Catholic Church and fascism, by Art Preis

Latin American Notes, by J. Gomez

Stalin’s machine-gun attempt against Trotsky, by George Lavan

Detroit SWP holds election drive banquet, by Esther Turner

San Francisco to hold open forum

Open forum for N.J. Militant readers

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Debs’ great revolutionary stature revealed in his speeches, writings, by George Breitman

Workers Forum

Movie Review

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

NAACP fights to get victimized member reinstated in Post Office, by J. Hawkins

Gosser, Mazey create crisis in Spicer unit

Another striker slain (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

GM locals in Flint vote on question of strike, by Jerry Kirk

Health, wealth and ulcers, by Grace Carlson

United labor action needed to ensure victory at Boeing, by Irene James

Detroit unions back Chrysler strikers, by Howard Lerner

Notes from the News

UPWA field official gets jail sentence


Vol. XII No. 23, June 7, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Auto pay boosts reopen wage fight, by Art Preis

Farrell Dobbs’ talk over ABC radio network, by Farrell Dobbs

Bigart links U.S. mission head to Greek executions

“Hey Mister ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Capitalist press “hesitant” about GM sliding scale

Mounting protest delays Mundt ‘police-state’ bill

“Nationalize the roads!”, says rail labor, by Arthur Burch

Presidential Aspirants – V

Report on conference of British Labor Party

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

New York social and dinner

Trotskyists fined

AFL lockout in Newark (photo)

2,300 signatures gained in Conn. election drive

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

NAACP broadens fight to reinstate Frank Barnes

Workers Forum

Strike leader shot (photo)

Workers Bookshelf

Akron will hold smorgasbord supper

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The league of frightened men, by Mary Wood

Appraisal of wage settlements with General Motors and Chrysler, by E. Kennedy

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

GM delegates ratify contract for 11-cent raise

Harlem meeting on Randolph movement

Portrait of a red-baiter, by Joseph Keller

Canadian union officials call for building of Labor Party, from Edwin A. Olson, A. MacCormack, J.K. Johnson, F. Leigh & Van Anda

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 24, June 14, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Both parties uphold Army Jim Crow, by Albert Parker

Ohio bans Wallace from ballot as “un-American”

SWP convention highlights to be broadcast over ABC

Threat of Mundt “police state” bill remains

Nailing down the elections (cartoon), by Gray

Stalinists block vote on tanker agreement, by C. Thomas

Inter-imperialist rows disclose world crisis, by John G. Wright

Bureaucrats conspire against union ranks

Petrillo calls for labor unity

An answer to critics of sliding wage scale

Events on the international scene, by Paul G. Stevens

U.S. gives raw deal to Japanese-Americans, by George Lavan

Climaxing the campaign against the Mundt bill ... (photos)

The Militant Army

San Francisco’s open forum

Chicago to show Chaplin film

[Editorials]

The Vatican’s “model state” – Franco’s fascism in Spain, by Art Preis

Asparagus workers out (photo)

Responses to Dobbs’ radio speech

Attention, Flint Militant readers!

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Who is the despot? by Joseph Keller

Members of two rail unions to vote on plan for merger

“Bare feet” revolt in Colombia

Chrysler workers get 13 cents (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Conn. hardware strikers fight to defend union

Teamsters raid union of Boeing strikers

5,000 in Phila. protest Mundt police state bill

Wife for sale, by Joseph Andrews

Newark holds spring frolic

The role of labor Zionism in Palestine, by E. Burton

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 25, 21 June 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Senate OKs peacetime draft, but bars war-profits ceiling, by George Breitman

3 chains to broadcast SWP convention talks

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in contempt case

They’re both right! (cartoon), by Gray

Truman’s injunction forces NMU to postpone strike in maritime

Atomic union denounces Lilienthal strikebreaking

Prices continue upward spurt; no limit in sight

Harlem unrest seethes at police brutality

How to escape worry about HCL

The Vatican’s financial stake in capitalism, by Art Preis

Rebels in American History

The courts – tool of the monopolies, by Arthur Burch

Who is guilty? (photo)

The Militant Army

Prominent unionist to speak in Detroit

[Editorials]

Slanderous “biography” about Lenin issued by Social Democratic author, by John G. Wright

Chinese students hit U.S. policies (photo)

Letters from Our Readers

Steel worker tells indignation at Murray’s convention tactics

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

NAACP picketline wins victory against Jim Crow in employment

First crack in Reuther’s machine provoked by settlement with GM, by Emmett Moore

Briggs contract follows Chrysler wage pattern

“Labor statesmen” (photos)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

NLRB cites Boeing aircraft for unfair labor practices

The red label, by Joseph Keller

East side forum on immigration bill

Right-wing bureaucracy’s policy in CIO, by M. Alvin

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 26, 28 June 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

World manifesto of Fourth International

80th Congress record: All for Big Business, nothing for the people

Rail trust gets Congressional green light for another steal, by Arthur Burch

Union war veterans split from legion

One year of the Taft-Hartley slave law, by Art Preis

Connecticut SWP hits half-way mark

The Militant Army

Irving Rogers (photo)

[Editorials]

The Kremlin’s newest revelation – Marx’s doctrine found “outmoded”, by John G. Wright

Strikebreaking – French style (photo)

Letters from Our Readers

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

A flaming revolutionist, by E.R. Frank

Stalinists push “rule or ruin” policy while NMU faces crucial struggle, by Art Sharon

Klan terrorism (photos)

Teamsters scab-herd in strike at Boeing

“American Bedlam,” by Grace Carlson

Vigilantes burn unionist’s home, terrorize Negroes

Philip Murray – self made man, by Joseph Keller

Status of the labor movement in China, by Chen


Vol. XII No. 27, 5 July 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

War is main plank in GOP platform

An Editorial

Dunne runs for Senate in Minnesota

“Free” collective bargaining (cartoon), by Gray

Mine workers triumph in bitter pensions fight

Stalinists swamped in painters election

Public break with Tito highlights Kremlin crisis, by John G. Wright

The crisis in Europe and the colonial lands – World Congress manifesto of 4th International – Part 2

Picket GOP convention (photo)

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

How Catholic hierarchy interferes in the American labor movement

Soft coal dispute (photo)

Semmelweis – forgotten martyr, by George Lavan

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

A pioneer Trotskyist, by Edith Konikow

All prices soar, index shows; GM sliding scale gets test

Socialist Workers Party candidates in Michigan

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Hardware strikers forced to return after 4-wk. fight

Air conditioned suites, by John F. Petrone

Hopelessness of liberal “trust-busting”, by Arthur Burch

Randolph sets up new group in ‘civil disobedience’ move


Vol. XII No. 28, 12 July 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Dobbs and Carlson address nation in broadcasts from SWP convention:
Call for a workers and farmers government as only answer to Wall Street war-makers

Summary of trade union report

[Editorial]

Enthusiastic Letters Come in Flood from Listeners to SWP Broadcasts

Vice-presidential candidate on picket line (photo)

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Radio talks of Dobbs and Carlson

Highlights and sidelights of the convention

“A symbol of our way of life”, by Murray Weiss

Militant subscription campaign opens – 15 issues for 25 cents

Message from Rose Karsner

We proudly present our two national candidates

Anti-fascist demonstration (photo)

Summary of report on Negro question, by J. Meyer

A message of solidarity from Dutch Trotskyists

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

NAACP calls for a united move to abolish Jim Crow in the Army

Sign soft coal pact (photo)

Class justice, by Arthur Burch

How Roosevelt maneuvered us into war, by Paul Schapiro

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 29, 19 July 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

War tension increases over Berlin conflict, by Arthur Burch

Decomposition of Democratic Party exhibited by national convention

Opposition group strong at gathering of Mich. CIO

98% back union shop in Ford poll by NLRB

New developments in Tito-Kremlin break, by John G. Wright

So-called “Congress of People” boomerangs on yellow “socialists”

Farewell to Inger Swabeck, by James P. Cannon

The struggle of the Latin Americans for liberation from the imperialists

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Inside story of the Pendergast mob and their agent in the White House, by Art Preis

More letters on broadcasts

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Radio speeches of SWP national candidates

SWP candidates greet each other (photo)

Penn. opens drive for Dobbs-Carlson

NAACP forces Sears to meet on discrimination, by J. Hawkins


Vol. XII No. 30, 26 July 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Mobilize labor for special session!

Dobbs denounces Smith-Act arrests, by Farrell Dobbs

Raging inflation fueled by newest steel price boost, by Arthur Burch

A cracked egg (cartoon), by Gray

Stalinists suffer crushing defeat in NMU elections, by Art Sharon

$25,000 election fund drive is off to flying start, by William F. Warde

Dobbs-Carlson tours will begin August 1

Connecticut SWP election petitions top legal quota

Forging the world revolutionary leadership

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

More Letters on SWP Broadcasts

The fabulous “Satchell” Paige (photo)

Events on the International Scene

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Order bundles of radio broadcasts

Daily Worker on Dobbs, by Art Preis

Labor needs its own party, radio speech by Farrell Dobbs

NAACP acts in Post Office Jim-Crow case, by J. Hawkins

No thanks to Philip Murray, by Joseph Keller

Grace Carlson is main speaker at St. Paul affair

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 31, 2 August 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Congress plays football with people’s needs, by Farrell Dobbs

“Remove SWP from blacklist!” Dobbs demands from Truman

Grace Carlson opens national tour in Far West

In the shadow of the noose (cartoon), by Gray

N.Y. petition campaign gets off to flying start, by Irving Beinin

SWP offers CP united front on Smith Act (letter), signed by Farrell Dobbs

Class justice (cartoon), by Gray

Minneapolis case and the CP indictments, by Art Preis

Southern lynchers at Birmingham Konklave, by Arthur Burch

Rebuild unity of proletarian front, proclaims 4th International Congress

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Branch responses splendid in $25,000 fund appeal, by William F. Warde

Letters on Broadcasts

Segregation to stay, says Gen. Bradley

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Harlem ‘holiday’ called to fight Army Jim Crow, by Dinah Sanders

Our civil rights are in danger! radio address by Farrell Dobbs over WPEN

CIO official critical of Navy Dep’t in Westinghouse case

The Wallace Party is launched, by George Clarke

Solidarity with Fairchild strike (photo)

Max Bedacht purged for “abusing” CP

Rank and file caucus sweeps NMU elections


Vol. XII No. 32, 9 August 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Dobbs exposes Truman on inflation

Wisconsin SWP opens campaign at convention

MacArthur decree smashes rights of Japanese unions, by Arthur Burch

Trainor on ballot in Massachusetts

An Editorial

Landlord incomes rise almost 10%

Utah audience hears Carlson radio speech, by R. Aubrey

Washington spy scare and the slaying of Trotsky

Italian Stalinism in crisis after Togliatti attack

Guests of the Vatican (photo)

Minnesota BLFE group proposes Labor Party

Revolutionary international of youth must be built, proclaims manifesto

Dunne addresses St. Louis meeting on SWP campaign

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Keep up good pace in $25,000 election campaign; 20 percent of quota reached, by William F. Warde

Sign Ford wage agreement (photo)

Letters on Broadcasts

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Carlson to speak at Chicago university

SWP in Action

Quill opens war on Stalinist faction in transport union, by Art Sharon

Washington state AFL hits raiding in Boeing strike, by Irene James

The Negro Struggle, by F. Forrest

SWP offer of united front distributed to CP convention, by Dinah Sanders

Harlem meeting backs fight on police brutality, by J. Morgan

Dobbs-Carlson petition campaign in New York goes into high gear, by Irving Beinin

[Notes from the News]


Vol. XII No. 33, 16 August 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Bankers’ spokesman predicts “bust”

Dobbs brands Beck “traitor” for scabbery, by Farrell Dobbs

Malayans revolt for independence from British rule

The same old baggage (cartoon), by Gray

General Motors workers resist intolerable speed-up conditions

Carlson reports tour reception in Denver, by Grace Carlson

Taft-Hartley Act incites inter-union warfare, by Art Preis

The Tito Affair and Stalinism, by E. Germain

Rebels in American History

At New York AFL convention (photo)

California SWP opens congressional drive

Mich. candidate speaks on fight for civil rights

Manifesto calls for overthrow of the Stalinist bureaucracy

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Contributions average $2500 a week as election fund reaches 30% of quota, by William F. Warde

Forces of “Law & Order” in action (photos)

Letters on Broadcasts

SWP chides CP, from CIO News

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Diary of a Steel Worker, by Theodore Kovalesky

N. Y. transit interests move to put over new fare steal, by Art Sharon

Fight pressed against police loudspeaker ban

AFL raiding (photo)

A 100 percent American, by Art Preis

Seattle SWP plans extensive program for Dobbs on visit, by C. Kaye

Goldman quits WP to campaign for Norman Thomas

Petition goal reached in 53 N. Y. counties, by Irving Beinin

The “Four Freedoms,” by Dinah Sanders

L.A. school board hit on prejudice, by Al Lynn

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 34, 23 August 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Grace Carlson addresses Ford union meeting

The wounded killer (cartoon), by Gray

Minneapolis CIO asks restoration of rights of 18

Wallace demagogy on capitalism exposed by Dobbs, by Farrell Dobbs

Colonial revolts stagger imperialists in Far East

Bass seeks presidency of CIO rubber workers, by Joseph Andrews

Youngstown SWP candidate fraudulently ruled off ballot

Big ITU locals urge a congress of labor

Eight years after the death of Leon Trotsky, by Art Preis

Trotskyism in Albania

The true aims of the socialist revolution

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Allentown, Rochester first to top quotas in election fund campaign, by William F. Warde

“Meat strike” (photo)

Letters on Broadcasts

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Supply and demand, by Art Preis

Maritime unions face battle on crucial hiring hall issue, by Art Sharon

Trainor denied place on ballot in Mass., by J.J. Kelly

Kids for sale (photo)

Palmer raids, by F. Forest

NAACP fights discrimination policy at Sears, by J. Hawkins

Chevrolet workers in Flint strike against GM speed-up, by Emmett Moore

Politics of the spy scare, by Joseph Keller

Reach petition goal in 61 New York counties, by Irving Beinin

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 35, 30 August 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Labor Day message of Dobbs-Carlson, by Farrell Dobbs & Grace Carlson

War-crippled veteran fights discharge in “loyalty” purge

SWP calls on Pres. Truman to scrap political blacklist

Civil rights leaders back pardon for the 18

ITU calls for Congress of Labor

Political action record of CIO and AFL leaders, by Art Preis

Election campaign manager’s column, by George Clarke

CIO, veterans leaders pledge aid to Kutcher

The story of a fighter for the working class

The Militant Army

Our generous government – Peter Flynn, New Jersey CIO

[Editorials]

Election fund nears half of quota; Tacoma joins hundred-percenters

Our best issue (cartoon), by Gray

Dobbs denounces strikebreaking of “Czar” Beck

Workers Forum

Are workers ready for Labor Party?

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Campaigning in Michigan, by Grace Carlson

One year of Taft-Hartley Act – its effect on trade unions, by C. Thomas

Randolph’s betrayal, by F. Forest

Candidates of Socialist Workers Party in San Francisco (photo)

James P. Cannon speaks at California rallies

“Unity” at last! by Joseph Keller

SWP Presidential Tour

[Notes from the News]


Vol, XII No. 36, 6 September 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

GM workers get first sliding scale pay boost, by Art Preis

SWP blasts CIO chiefs for supporting Truman, by Farrell Dobbs & Grace Carlson

Joseph Kutcher press conference (photo)

“Czar” Tobin upholds Beck’s scab-herding

Harold Russell to head Kutcher defense group

Kutcher’s answer to “loyalty” purgers

The Naked and the Dead – a review, by Paul Schapiro

Campaigning with Dobbs and Carlson, by George Clarke

How merger movement swells the monopolies

Atom power for peace (photo)

Grace Carlson and the fight for women’s rights in America, by Leila Rice

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Trotsky memorial meeting in N.Y. contributes $753 to SWP fund

James Kutcher (cartoon), by Gray

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

A week in Ohio, by Grace Carlson

UAW progressives launch new grouping at conference

Tito-Stalin conflict, by Joseph Hansen

Maritime union expels 3 Stalinist leaders, by C. Thomas

Dobbs-Carlson Tours

Stalinist biology, by Louis T. Gordon

SWP presidential tour – building the party in Montana, by Farrell Dobbs

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 37, 13 September 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Dobbs calls on Wallace to back 18

New York Teamsters strike (photo)

Lessons of the 13th convention of UE-CIO union, by C. Thomas

Conflict over Germany highlights war trends

Eye for sale (photo)

Quill, Stalinists gird for showdown in TWU

Maritime strikers solid on West Coast

[Farrell Dobbs story – no title]

Trade unions under capitalism, by E.R. Frank

Campaigning with Dobbs and Carlson, by George Clarke

The Socialist Workers Party stands for class politics, by Art Preis

Fascism in the South (photo)

New low for T-H Act

The real meaning of British nationalization, by Joseph Hansen

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

SWP $25,000 election fund drive passes over the half-way mark, by William F. Warde

[Inflation] (diagram)

Workers Forum

Latin American Notes, by J. Gomez

CIO News reports on Kutcher case

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Presidential Tour

Auto union militants wage strong fight for democracy at Detroit CIO convention

Politics as she is played, by Joseph Hansen

Fairchild strike lost after 5-month battle

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 38, 20 September 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Legless vet defies witch-hunters, by George Collins

Farrell Dobbs scores Truman strikebreaking role

Giving her the “new look” (cartoon), by Gray

De Gaulle threat to labor mounts in French crisis, by Joseph Hansen

Liberal, labor bodies back demand Truman pardon 18

On Your Radio

“Labor alone can halt the march of reaction”, by Grace Carlson

Threat to every union involved in Lewin case

An open letter to Yugoslav C.P., from the International Secretariat of the Fourth International

Campaigning with Dobbs and Carlson, by George Clarke

Democracy at work (photo)

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

SWP supporters urged to intensify election fund campaign activities, by William F. Warde

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

Army aids bosses in threat to smash West Coast strike

Censored (photo)

Auto local backs anti-oath officers

Letter to American Negroes, by Dinah Sanders

New Jersey candidates of SWP expose UN

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 39, 27 September 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP Election News, by George Clarke

SWP candidates blast Truman’s demagogy; urge Labor Congress, by Farrell Dobbs & Grace Carlson

N.J. Committee formed to defend legless vet

The tradition of Debs lives on in the Socialist Workers Party, by Joseph Hansen

Dobbs addresses Pontiac audience over station WCAR (photo)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Dunne scores Humphrey aid to fascist Smith’s meeting

SWP candidates in Michigan (photo)

Harry DeBoer, one of the 18, badly hurt in job accident

Toledo workers hear Dobbs talk over WSPD, by Milton Genecin

Norman Thomas – a “socialist” the capitalists like, by George Clarke

The Militant Army

{Editorials]

$2,000 weekly to election day needed to meet SWP fund quota, by William F. Warde

Another load won’t hurt him! (cartoon), by Gray

Workers Forum

Movie Review

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

Striking oil workers resist tear-gar attack, halt scabs, by Robin Wolf

Boeing strike broken after 144-day battle, by C. Kaye

Stalinist policies weaken West Coast maritime strike

Book Review


Vol. XII No. 40, 4 October 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Dobbs, Carlson lash war-mongers, by Farrell Dobbs & Grace Carlson

Bi-partisan duet (cartoon), by Gray

Kutcher to meet with Attorney General Clark

SWP on ballot in Connecticut, Utah, Colorado

SWP letter to Harry Truman denounces political blacklist, by Farrell Dobbs

French unions adopt demand for sliding scale of wages

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Farrell Dobbs to debate Norman Thomas on Oct. 17

Harold Russell hits firing of Kutcher from gov’t job

The Militant Army

Dobbs-Carlson Tour

[Editorials]

Party branches step up their pace in S.W.P. election fund campaign, by William F. Warde

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

Progressive forces win board majority at CIO rubber workers union convention

Army strikebreaking (photo)

West Coast maritime strikers holding firm

Notes from the News

Conn. AFL urges Congress of Labor

The Wall Street men around President Truman


Vol. XII No. 41, 11 October 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP Election Notes, by George Clarke

Wallace Party backs Democrats, breaks pledge of independence

Farrell Dobbs to debate Norman Thomas on Oct. 17

He won’t let go! (cartoon), by Gray

Radio audience hears Dobbs at Connecticut state SWP convention

Kutcher demands Clark reinstate him on job

Iowa, Wisc. join states putting S.W.P. on ballot

Dobbs, Carlson at N.Y. rally Oct. 27

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

“We are not frightened by gag laws”

The Militant Army

Dobbs-Carlson Tour

[Editorials]

Ask branches to increase efforts in S.W.P. election fund campaign, by William F. Warde

Dr. Grace Carlson filing her nomination petitions (photo)

Workers Bookshelf

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

“Tight” strike policy can win West Coast maritime victory

Uniformed strikebreakers (photo)

Wallace backs campaign to pardon the eighteen

SWP backs fight of N.Y. tenants, by Jean Bennett

Committee in N.J. to defend Kutcher

Case of Ilse Koch, by Joseph Hansen


Vol. XII No. 42, 18 October 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Marshall plots deal with Franco, by Farrell Dobbs and Grace Carlson

S.W.P. candidates on ballot in 13 states

“A remarkable likeness!” (cartoon), by Gray

Kutcher, legless vet, suspended without pay

SWP Election News, by George Clarke

Wallace – a defender of capitalism and supporter of imperialist war, by Art Preis

Welcome, Grace Carlson! (photo)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Workers Party wins ballot fight

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Election fund reaches $17,850; 71 percent of total campaign quota, by William F. Warde

Selling out the rank and file (photo)

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Press comment on Kutcher Case, from The Nation

SWP Election Tour

Oil strikers fight desperate battle against scab-herders

Ship-owners announce union-busting scheme

His master’s voice, by Joseph Keller

Carlson pulls no punches in Detroit radio program

Dobbs pledges his full support to West Coast maritime strikers, by Frank Daniels

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 43, 25 October 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Oppose the war-makers on Nov. 2! by Farrell Dobbs & Grace Carlson

The answer to capitalist politics! (cartoon), by Gray

Braverman carries ballot fight to Ohio state court

Rally for socialist America in N.Y. to hear Dobbs-Carlson

Carey denounces firing of Kutcher, legless vet

Dobbs forces Thomas to admit pro-war position, by Joseph Hansen

SWP Election News, by George Clarke

World Events, by J. Gomez

Campaigning for socialism (continued from Page 1)

Dobbs asks interview with Truman

Vincent R. Dunne with Grace Carlson (photo)

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

$18,873 contributed to election fund so far; reach 75% of quota, by William F. Warde

Workers Forum

Press comment on Kutcher Case, from N.Y. Herald-Tribune

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

Ship-owners plot to smash unions on West Coast

S.W.P. candidates on ballot in 13 states

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 44, 1 November 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP Election News, by George Clarke

Fight for socialism will go on, says Dobbs in final radio appeal, by Farrell Dobbs

Clark offers evasive reply on Kutcher case

The strange case of Mr. X – victim of “loyalty” purge

Mass rally climaxes SWP campaign in N.Y.

How labor can smash the Taft-Hartley Act, by Art Preis

Norman Thomas – pro-war, Marshall Plan “socialist”

Production/consumer buying power (graphic)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

SWP campaign evokes wide interest abroad

Australian Stalinists berate “deviations” of British Stalinists

The Militant Army

Kutcher in CIO News

[Editorials]

SWP fund campaign for $25,000 is extended for another 30 days, by William F. Warde

Three speakers at N.Y. meeting for academic freedom (photo)

The case of the legless veteran, by I.F. Stone, from N.Y. Star

Workers Forum

Myra Weiss trims Holifield in debate

Text of Lewis letter asking support for French miners

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP Election Tour

Support of CIO strengthens West Coast maritime strike

Oil strikers continue grim fight against odds

Highest paid labor leader, by Joseph Keller

German Trotskyists hold conference

Notes from the News

Rubber union


Vol. XII No. 45, 8 November 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

SWP campaign and its great significance, by George Clarke

Labor must fight to compel Truman to fulfill promises, by Art Preis

Lewis renews demand to aid French miners

Prominent liberals rally in defense of Kutcher

NMU backs ITU call for Congress of labor to smash slave labor act

Prospects of socialist victory 31 years after the Russian revolution, by Joseph Hansen

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

The Militant Army

Greek reactionaries reap fortunes from Marshall Plan dollars

[Editorials]

82% of quota reached in campaign for $25,000 party-building fund, by William F. Warde

Union lawyer thrown out (photo)

Eight fat years for the profiteers

Workers Forum

Trbovich analyzes Tito-Stalin rift

Press comment on Kutcher Case, from Brooklyn Eagle

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

If war comes, by Joseph Keller

Danger signs are looming in Pacific maritime strike

Bus drivers talk back (photo)

British “socialism”, by Art Preis

Chiang’s U.S. backers fear regime’s collapse

Notes from the News

Lerner scores capitalist politics at NAACP election forum in Detroit

Harry Press wins sizeable vote in San Francisco


Vol. XII No. 46, November 15, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

On the 20th anniversary of The Militant, by James P. Cannon

Ohio State CIO board backs Kutcher defense

Backed capitalist candidate (photos)

Truman hedging on outright repeal of slave labor law, by Art Preis

Bohannan wins 2,387 votes in Congress race

Myra Weiss gets 1,016 votes in Calif. 19th dist.

Office union heads ask oath compliance

Labor’s perspectives and the meaning of Truman’s victory, by E.R. Frank

The debacle of Wallace’s third capitalist party, by Art Preis

Some famous headlines of The Militant (photomontage)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Stay death sentence of Greek unionists

The Militant Army

4,500,000 German workers schedule 1 day protest strike

[Editorials]

2 weeks to go to meet fund quota of $25,000; 86% of total filled, by William F. Warde

Three witch-hunters kicked out (photos)

Workers Forum

SWP candidate in San Francisco gets 14% of vote for Congress, by R. Chester

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Monopoly of the press, by Joseph Hansen

West Coast maritime unions seeks long-term peace pact

GI students bat for teacher (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Half of oil strikers still out; scabs used

WAges lag behind prices

The campaign ahead, by Grace Carlson

Trotskyist youth group in Detroit makes campaign gains on campuses, by Seymour Lyons

Ascribe deadly smog to lack of filters

Chiang government faces collapse

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 47, November 22, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman stands pat on war policy, by Art Preis

Crisis of Chiang regime-blow to U.S. Imperialism, by Joseph Hansen

Union groups back defense of fired legless veteran

Dockers turn thumbs down (photo)

Canadian lumbermen foil Stalinist split

Will soon have final returns on vote for SWP

Longshoremen revolt against Ryan’s sell-out deal

Sit-down strike (photo)

Hits Army star-chamber in Lewin-Carner hearing

World Events, by J. Gomez

The fruits of Stalinist opportunism in election

Bradley reports on “risk” hearing

The Lewin Carner case

Police brutality (photo)

The Militant Army

Relief group schedules bazaar December 10–11

Truman stirs reporters with sharp observation

[Editorials]

$25,000 party-building fund hits 88% of goal as finish-line nears, by William F. Warde

Profit bonanza for Big Business (photomontage)

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

American peoples front, by E.R. Frank

West Coast shipping bosses resume talks with strikers

Felled by smoke (photo)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

UAW progressives hold second state parley

Subpoena 22 heads of corporations in anti-trust probe

Mr. Astor gets a summons, by Joseph Keller

Student caravan protests firing of professor

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 48, 29 November 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Murray-Stalinist fight keynotes CIO convention

Dock strikers keep East Coast ports shut tight

AFL chiefs play into hands of labor’s foes on Taft Act, by Art Preis

Chinese Stalinist policy delays Chiang collapse

N.J. CIO urges local to aid James Kutcher

Democratic senator outlines plan for substitute anti-labor law

Witch hunters move against libraries

The Iron Curtain around probe of du Pont empire, by Art Preis

Max Eastman, renegade ex-radical, beats war drum on AFL rostrum, by Joseph Hansen

Japanese union leader jailed (photo)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Four textile union officials sentenced for mass picketing

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

$25,000 party-building fund hits 89% of goal with one week to go, by William F. Warde

William Green greets AFL delegates (photo)

Workers Forum

GM speed-up provokes Detroit Chrysler strike

Grateful to ACEWR for timely package

Canadian Trotskyists announce new local in Vancouver, B.C.

Flint unionist on city commission backs bus strike

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

Expulsion of Max Bedacht, by George Breitman

National retail sales decline worries Wall St. economists, by John G. Wright

Too many people? by Mary Wood

Bohannan urges independent political action by Negroes

Pacific Coast strikers to vote on agreement

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 49, 6 December 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

CIO leaders push rightward drive

AVC delegates hail Kutcher’s civil rights fight

Same poison – new bottle (cartoon), by Gray

V.R. Dunne, G. Breitman obtain encouraging vote

Chicago ACEWR schedules 2-day Xmas bazaar

New defeats hit Chiang regime

ILA dock strike wins gains after revolt against sell-out

Venezuelan democracy crushed, by Joseph Hansen

CIO leaders at Portland convention (photo)

Highlights and sidelights of CIO convention, by E. Harris

The Militant Army

[Editorials]

Party-building fund hits $22,816, 91% of the goal, as campaign ends, by William F. Warde

U.S. Marines in China (photo)

Workers Forum

Forrestal reimposing wartime censorship?

Industrial accidents

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

Pacific Coast longshoremen defeat union-busting drive

At AVC convention (photo)

Those “timid” profiteers, by Joseph Keller

Continued sag in sales alarms business men, [sic] by John G. Wright

Gift volume indicated big ACEWR Xmas bazaar

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 50, December 13, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman appeases capitalist class, by Art Preis

Exiled Venezuelan leader links U.S. oil interests to Army coup, by Joseph Hansen

Post election calendar (cartoon), by Gray

Truman admits Greek “stalemate” despite half billion from U.S.

“Powder-puff” labor leaders betray fight on T-H repeal

Kutcher’s civil rights plea to AVC convention, by James Kutcher

The vote for Trotskyism, by George Clarke

Transport union ousts Stalinists after 14-yr. rule

Meaning of Justice Douglas’s speech to the CIO, by Art Preis

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Seeks aid for Chinese dictator (photo)

The Stalinist debacle in the CIO

Government generosity

The Militant Army

Dam still there

[Editorials]

NAM’s political theories peddled by labor and liberal spokesmen, by George Breitman

Against Jim Crow (photos)

Book Review

Workers Forum

CIO resolution on civil rights

San Francisco relief bazaar

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

SWP party building fund

The medical monopoly, by Joseph Keller

Judge in Tojo trial accuses Allies of equal guilt in war

Housing shortage (photo)

Southern drive, by Albert Parker

Not worth a red cent

Poison gas continues to threaten Donora

Swedish Stalinist opposition ousted from key points

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 51, 20 December 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman liberals on display – the Humphrey dinner, by Farrell Dobbs

U.S. speeds global military alliance in secret sessions

“Peace on earth ...” (cartoon), by Gray

Why their silence on Kutcher case?

SWP leaders to speak at anniversary meeting

Layoffs reported by press: jobless figures show rise

Miners to demand 30-hour week; high stockpiles cause work loss

Curran widens purge of Stalinists in NMU

A hotbed of Jim Crow – Washington, D.C.

Can liberals be trusted in civil rights right? by Albert Parker

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Hands across the sea (photo)

Cleveland AFL editor discusses case of legless vet over radio

The Militant Army

[Editorial]

Probe of New York divorce racket stirs public interest in model law, by Paul Abbott

Their season’s greetings: An eviction notice (photo)

Workers Forum

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

“Hire” learning in America, by Art Preis

G.L.K. Smith hard pressed to keep fascist party going, by Joseph Hansen

Lynch victim’s widow accuses Klansmen (photos)

New leads in Tresca case

Why Stalinist machine in TWU was crushed after 14-year rule

Forrestal’s dictatorship plan

Notes from the News


Vol. XII No. 52, December 27, 1948, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

EDITOR:
Farrell Dobbs

Truman drafts new witch-hunt bill

White House shares guilt in Indonesia, says SWP

Outlook for labor January 1, 1949 – by the Editors

Season’s greetings (cartoon), by Gray

UAW supports Kutcher fight

Health policies – capitalist and socialist, by Farrell Dobbs

1948 in review – what’s ahead for 1949

[Editorials]

How the Allied imperialists brought the “Four Freedoms” to Indonesia, by Joseph Hansen

Ku Kluxers grow bolder (photo)

Book Review

War hero’s burial made an issue by white supremacists

Correction

Activities of ... the Socialist Workers Party

The plight of the aged, by Farrell Dobbs

War is “normal” way of life, claims Eberhardt Committee

Police violence mounted in 1948 (photos)

MacArthur ends the farce, by Paul Abbott

They’d rather have Stalin, by Art Preis

Post Office job regained by “loyalty” purge victim, by J. Blake

North Shore CIO asks united labor congress

Notes from the News


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