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(1943)

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Volume VII No. 1 Saturday, January 2, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Defend labor’s political rights, An Editorial

Red Army presses back Nazis — Stalin’s policies barrier to final Soviet victory, by Howard Hogan

New regional WLB set-up will not change board’s anti-labor policy — unions will not have right to appeal region decisions — WLB acts to decentralize in reply to widespread protests against delays, by Joseph Andrews

Ban issue of Militant and Dec. Fourth international

Giraud chosen high commission’r for French Africa — Darlan’s policies of colonial suppression will be continued, by Michael Cort

Manpower Commission freezes more workers — 175,000 workers in St. Paul-Minneapolis now chained to jobs, proposed Clark draft bill would give workers no job choice, by John Edwards

Wall St. discusses its role in the war

Rationing plans leave many loopholes for rich, by C. Charles

British soldiers forbidden news of Beveridge Plan

Negro columnist comments on the Post Office ban

(Page 2)

Waste endangers food supply — Pravda warns — Kremlin blames local administrators for "mistakes" in huge crop losses, by John G. Wright

"The neck of the turkey" (cartoon)

A.C.L.U. reviews attack on civil liberties during 1942

Pope denounces Marxian socialism in Xmas speech, by Edith Kane

Envoy charged with acting against Bolivian strikers, by Helen Marshall

New York school ends good term; new course post’d

Women in industry — day nurseries are needed now — let’s get some action now, by Marie Taylor

Rich won’t feel pinch of rationing (continued from page 1)

Giraud represents the capitalists Darlan did (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — plant discrimination and Army segregation, by Albert Parker

U.S. moves in North Africa strengthen French reaction, by A. Roland

Behind the dispute over the Darlan deal, by M. Morrison

Red Army wins new victories (continued from page 1)

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

The Lessons of 1918-20 — revolutionary propaganda broke attacks on Soviet, by Miriam Carter

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

No tax on wages!

The meaning of 1942 election returns

Workers’ Forum — AYC offers aid to lift "Militant" ban — elections unseat CP in Local 302 — women writers are praised for work

The four freedoms have a double anniversary, by John Bates

The housing crisis — war workers must live in shacks under dangerous health conditions while millions are spent on unnecessary plants, by John Adamson

WLB decisions reveal infamy of labor leaders, by Edward Hill

Suicides declining as mass murder increases, by Grace Carlson


Volume VII No. 2 Saturday, January 09, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Why are there no labor representatives in the new Congress, An Editorial

British soldiers show sympathy for unionists — notify Leeds transport workers that they do no want to act as strikebreakers

Some more "equal sacrifice" (cartoon)

Pro-consumer gov’t official forced to resign

(Big Business is carrying on full-scale offensive against the living standards of the masses) [no headline]

OPA keeps raising prices — new rises mean more slashes in living standards, by C. Charles

17 reported killed in Bolivia strike — CIO, AFL officials protest attempts to label it Nazi-led

Frameup movie nears completion, by John Bates

Cannon trial testimony is now being translated into Arabic

"New leader" hits Davies’ movie

LaFollette paper hits P.O. ban

How I got plenty of butter, by Michael Cort

(Page 2)

Red Army makes important gains — advances are already greater than those achieved during last winter’s fighting, by Joseph Andrews

Workers get it in the neck because of employer practices

The Stalinists are running new "educational campaign," by Philip Blake

One can per customer (picture)

Davies movie almost ready (continued from page 1)

Negro youth group opposes ban on "the Militant"

OPA continues to raise prices (continued from page 1)

V.R. Dunne speaks on "4 Freedoms" at Mpls. forum

"Fourth International" for January is now on sale

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the Negro press — an attack answered and a criticism made

The economics of jabberwocky, C. Thomas

Child care problem acute (picture)

The demand for a Jewish army, by M. Morrison

Juvenile delinquency and "war economy," by B. Stevens

Lessons of 1918-1920 — British masses helped to defeat the interventionists, by Miriam Carter

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

World police force would be aimed at the working masses, by A. Roland

Workers’ Forum — asks campaign on Davies’ movie smear — no adequate child care on West Side — oil shortage brings hardship to Boston — union quits joint speedup committee

German people no longer fooled by Hitler’s lies, by Edith Kane

Workers’ Bookshelf

Small businessmen are being driven to the wall, by C. Williams

Why do the employers oppose food subsidies? by C. Charles


Volume VII No. 3 Saturday, January 16, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Carlo Tresca assassinated — believed to be political murder, by Felix Morrow

They want to put it out (cartoon)

Post Office wants to suppress us because we defend labor’s rights — government’s citations show anti-labor bias — a statement by the Editorial Board

For services not rendered

Roosevelt’s opening speech to Congress

CRDC statement on murder of Tresca

How the British "Tribune" explains the Darlan deal

"No barrier to free expression," says Byron Price

Anti-Negro forces win another victory — McNutt calls off FEPC hearings on Jim Crow policies in railroad industry

(Page 2)

27 excerpts which the authorities dislike — they propose to revoke our second-class mailing privileges on the basis of these statements

(Page 3)

The 27 excerpts (continued from page 1)

Post Office wants to ban "Militant" (continued from page 1)

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The facts on China

Carlo Tresca assassinated (continued from page 1)

Chicago area hit by high prices, less food — but the wealthy still manage to get what they want, by Joseph Keller

The nineteenth anniversary of Lenin’s death, by Michael Cort

Steel workers strike for equal pay for women

Lew Brownstein

"Lenin on Women" pamphlet put out by N.Y. local


Volume VII No. 4 Saturday, January 23, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Why the postal authorities want to ban "The Militant"

"Militant" defends mailing rights at Post Office hearing in Washington — paper opposes attempt to revoke mailing privileges

The Tresca murder — Stalinists are suspect, labor leaders insist — Communist Party and Italian Stalinist alibis are not convincing to those who know Stalinist murder methods, by Felix Morrow

Employers’ greed endangered lives of Allied troops — Anaconda Copper Co. indicted again for defective war goods, by John Bates

Black market operating in all parts of the country

"Equal rights" bill would destroy laws protecting women workers, by Larissa Reed

Diseased meat sold in Detroit

OPA study bares war profiteering, by Eloise Black

Mine strike caused by rising prices

"Tsar to Lenin" to be shown at N.Y. memorial meeting

Why prices keep rising in Chicago, by Joseph Keller

Mine strike shows need for rising scale of wages

(Page 2)

Basic problems facing labor movement today, by E.R. Frank

Radek and Rakovsky are reported dead

The Tresca murder: Stalinists are suspect, labor leaders insist (continued from page 1)

Browder opposes freedom for African colonies — C.P. members "shocked" to learn of government’s treatment of Stalinists, by Philip Blake

Not even lowly potato is safe

Seek investigation of Army Jim Crow

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the work of George Washington Carver, by Albert Parker

Tresca, defender of the persecuted — he gave aid to all victims of reaction, by George Novack, secretary, Civil Rights Defense Committee

Leon Trotsky’s attitude toward Carlo Tresca

Carlo Tresca’s views on the war

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

We hate Spanish fascism, too

Black market arising in all sections — why prices keep rising in Chicago (continued from page 1)

Butchers afraid to talk in N.Y.

What to do about the black market, An Editorial

Workers’ Bookshelf

"Militant" defends mailing rights at Post Office hearing in Washington (continued from page 1)

Ohio weekly condemns Post Office repression

Meat bootlegging reported in Minn.


Volume VII No. 5 Saturday, January 30, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

The Tresca murder: Antonini "95%" certain Stalinists are guilty, by Felix Morrow

Biddle’s letter

Biddle and Post Office demand that "Militant" be barred from the mails — "gravest threat to free press in this war," says A.C.L.U. Attorney Fraenkel at hearing — authorities do not challenge truth of statements in paper, Goldman shows precedent can be used to stifle all criticism, by George Breitman

Red Army’s winter offensive deals Hitler stunning blows, by John G. Wright

Randolph speech cited as "evidence" at hearing — postal authorities object to Negro leader’s statements

"Equal rights" bill introduced into the Senate, by Larissa Reed

W.D.L. secretary protests to Biddle

(Page 2)

They want "Militant" barred from the mails (continued from page 1)

Some sidelights on the hearing

(Page 3)

Randolph speech cited at hearing (continued from page 1)

Revolt against Stalinist control of smelter union

The Beveridge Plan and Britain’s future, by M. Morrison

Army treats bosses differently than it treats the workers, by J. Thorne

WDL secretary sends protest to Biddle (continued from page 1)

"Equal rights" bill entered into Senate

CP covers up sponsors of the anti-labor bill

William Henry Chamberlain hits Post Office procedure

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

10 years of Hitler

Ominous news from Detroit

Litvinov "entertained" by Davies’ movie script

Anti-Semite Peyrouton made governor of Algeria, by R. Freeman

The Tresca murder: Antonini "95%" certain Stalinists are guilty (continued from page 1)

"Times" attempts to sell capitalism to workers

Slanders lay ground for attacks on Negro press


Volume VII No. 6 Saturday, February 6, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

3 things to be noted about Post Office hearing, An Editorial

Unions attacks WLB "Little Steel" formula, demand wage increases — CIO, AFL, mine and railroad workers press for higher pay — but War Labor Board still refuses to make any changes in its wage policy, by Antony [sic] Massini

An answer to a slander (cartoon)

Price rises cause drive against WLB wage ruling

Unionists send aid to "Militant"

"Anti-Racketeer" bill menaces union activity

Anti-fascists are still persecuted in North Africa, by Michael Cort

New Trotsky book meets warm response

Prices, wages and pamphlets

(Page 2)

Stalinists get trounced at Connecticut CIO convention — their reactionary labor policies laid basis for defeat on executive board

Full speed ahead! (cartoon)

Pro-consumer forces being driven from Agriculture Dept., by John Bates

Women in industry, by Marie Taylor

CP loses ground in Connecticut local of UE

Food or pills? by Grace Carlson

Anti-fascists still persecuted in Africa (continued from page 1)

Latin America: Chile since the break with the Axis, by Terence Phelan

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — a new government committee? by Albert Parker

Who killed Carlo Tresca? Is the GPU planning a new murder drive against us?

Rickenbacker’s speeches and labor’s responsibilities, by M. Morrison

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

Unions hit WLB wage policy (continued from page 1)

"Fourth International" for February is now on sale

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The secret of Soviet production

Davies’ smear film will aid the GPU

Workers’ Forum — more articles on fascism required — an OPA agent admits some facts — how price rises are put over — what closing N.Y. schools will mean

Police hound Trotskyists in Northern Ireland

Workers’ Bookshelf

Premium pay chiseled by Perkins’ wage rule


Volume VII No. 7 Saturday, February 13, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

CIO, AFL, railroad unions unite against anti-labor bills, An Editorial

Govt. reports prove that "Militant" tells truth — meanwhile Postmaster General Walker’s decision on Biddle’s move to supress [sic] this paper is still pending, by Felix Morrow

USSR widens offensive

Byrnes rejects wage raise demands — reaffirms WLB wage policy condemned by many unions — key unions had asked for wage increases to meet constantly rising cost of living

"New Republic" condemns the Biddle attacks on "Militant"

Report OPA plans to use volunteer price wardens

Soviet leaflets contain no revolutionary propaganda, by Michael Cort

Truman report blames steel shortage on monopoly greed, by Eloise Black

Giraud on democracy

(Page 2)

"Jacson" trial in final stage — sentence will be imposed on Trotsky’s murderer within the next few weeks, by Walter Rourke

The Civil War in Yugoslavia — the contending camps and the foreign alignments

Women in industry, by Marie Taylor

Rent profiteering hits new high in California war boom center, by Joan Wakefield

No propaganda for revolution in Soviet leaflets (continued from page 1)

Anti-labor "equal rights" bill opposed by AFL leader, by Larissa Reed

Report OPA plans to utilize price wardens (continued from page 1)

Mothers’ class to start Feb. 17

Coffee shortage

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — why Hastie quit his War Department post — NAACP raises some questions, by Albert Parker

Leon Sedov, heroic builder of the 4th International, by R. Spirikin

Hate-German propaganda and the Stalinists, by M. Morrison

Dewey commission gave answer to lies about frameup trial

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The latest victories of the Soviet Union

Wages, prices and taxes

Your dollars and what they buy (graphic)

15 labor and liberal leaders ask freedom for Poles jailed in USSR

Govt. reports prove that "Militant" tells the truth (continued from page 1)

Blue Network rules out criticism of government officials over the radio, by John Bates

Big Business pushes for adoption of Ruml Plan


Volume VII No. 8 Saturday, February 20, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Civil rights committee pledges aid to "Militant" — CRDC will bring issue before labor and liberal movements; Postmaster General’s decision on mail rights still pending

They’re all afraid of it (cartoon)

Finland asks help from Britain-U.S. against the USSR — Churchill reported to have met Finnish minister in Turkey

Red Army victories worry reactionaries — they fear post-war role of the Soviet Union and want something done about it now

Union man hits Post Office move

Kelly Postal appeal filled on February 15

Gandhi’s fast, by Felix Morrow

New "Darlan Deal" reported brewing with Hungary

48 hour week order will be used to resist wage demands, by Anthony Massini

Soviet victories are topic of Sunday open forum in N.Y.

(Page 2)

"Daily Worker" approves Davies’ slander movie — film will present Stalinist version of Moscow Trials

Red Army victories worry reactionaries (continued from page 1)

Finland seeks Allied help against USSR (continued from page 1)

Small business complains it faces extinction in war, by C. Charles

Trust-buster Arnold gets kicked upstairs, by Eloise Black

WLB chairman calls for anti-union laws, by Milton Alvin

Giraud document filled with pro-fascist views, by Michael Cort

Civil liberties in North Africa

20% of San Francisco meat sold through black market channels, by Jim Long

Lawyer of ACLU forum condemns attack on Militant

Boston Magazine adds its protest

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — fight now to abolish the poll tax, by Albert Parker

Dispute over size of Army raises a vital question — what kind of military training will protect interests of the labor movement, by John Saunders

Atrocity reports and the hate-campaign, by M. Morrison

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

Gandhi’s fast and India’s fight (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Overtime pay and the $25,000 limit

Rumania offers to transfer 70,000 Jews

McNutt’s order

The Civil War in Yugoslavia — the military aspects and political roots, by John G. Wright

Oil interests blocked synthetic rubber program, by Dina Sanders

Censors are busy on both sides of the Atlantic

CRDC adopts resolution on Carlo Tresca

Question statement on Lend-Lease aid to China

Workers’ Bookshelf

Still another scandal about war profiteering


Volume VII No. 9 February 27, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Gandhi fasts exposes real aims of British in India, by Felix Morrow

Soviet gains continue (picture)

New Anti-Soviet maneuvers reported — USSR menaced by Finnish "peace" move, Polish Plan, Vatican plots

Arguments on Postal appeal will be heard in spring — trade unions send funds to CRDC to aid in defense of Minneapolis militant

Union strikes to win equal pay for women workers, by Eloise Black

McNutt gives Admiral Land draft weapon over seamen

Parliament votes down move to act on Beveridge Plan — Tories, labor heads unite to defeat Labor Party motion, by Michael Cort

"Absentee" firings set pattern for anti-union drive

Pioneer issues pamphlet on "Your Standard of Living"

Next Sunday forum to hear "Labor Party Prospects — 1943"

(Page 2)

A short history of "The Militant," by Helen Russell

A program for child care — trade unions should demand setting up of nurseries within the factories, by Irene James

New anti-union drive is seen in "absentee" case (continued from page 1)

War and prices (graphic)

Parliament votes down move to act on Beveridge Plan (continued from page 1)

Senate sub-committee OK’s the "equal rights" amendment, by Larissa Reed

100 hear Morrow speak at first Sunday forum

Anti-Soviet maneuvers reported (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — a government pamphlet of the Negroes, by Albert Parker

UAW dues referendum show discontent of workers

Why the reactionaries are worried about Soviet gains, by M. Morrison

A common war aim of Stalin and the Allies, by A. Roland

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The fight over the $25,000 salary top

Dispute in war production board

Prices still rising

The Civil War in Yugoslavia — the "National Liberation Front" and its policies, by John G. Wright

Qualifications for posts in War Production Board

Egidio Mattina

Gandhi fast exposes real aims of British in India (continued from page 1)


Volume VII No. 10 Saturday, March 6, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

2 Polish anti-fascists murdered by Stalinists — Alter and Erlich executed in the USSR following a new "Moscow Trial" frameup, by Anthony Massini

Present status of "the Militant"

Kremlin must like Davies’ version of Moscow Trials

Anti-labor drive gains momentum — labor-baiters bring up bills to hogtie unions, by Michael Cort

Prices keep going higher and higher

"Absenteeism" is alibi for firing shipyard unionists

Davies’ slanders are hit by writer Louis Fischer

Verdict awaited in trial of GPU killer — Mexican court holds final hearing on "Frank Jacson," murderer of Leon Trotsky, by Walter O’Rourke

V.R. Dunne will speak "Labor and the 4 Freedoms"

CIO explains the real reasons for "absenteeism"

(Page 2)

Alcoa victimizes Negro workers in Cleveland, by G. Schraum

Await "Jacson" verdict (continued from page 1)

March 8th — International Woman’s Day, by Reba Aubrey

WDL wins freedom for Christ Popoff

82 strikers fired at Cleveland plant

The truth about the ’race superiority" myth, by Grace Carlson

Warde stresses need for building Labor Party

Anti-labor drive gains momentum (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Randolph’s "civil disobedience" proposal, by Albert Parker

Trotsky and the Red Army, by John Bates

The reasons for the Soviet victories, by M. Morrison

The Civil War in Yugoslavia — the present leadership of the "partisans," by John G. Wright

2 Polish anti-fascists murdered by Stalinists (continued from page 1)

Alter, Erlich on the Moscow Trials

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

UAW and prices

U.S. aid to fascism

Workers’ Forum — discusses standards of shipyard workers — on the $25,000 salary limit — asks about present status of Militant

What will the Allies do about the European Jews?

Workers’ Bookshelf

The State Department and North African policy


Volume VII No. 11 Saturday, March 13, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Why we plan to contest Walker’s order, An Editorial

Militant’s 2nd class rights revoked — decree threatening paper to be challenged in the courts — meanwhile publication will continue and be sent by U.S. 3rd-and 4th-class mail

Standley talks designed to force Soviet commitments, by Felix Morrow

UMW attack "Little Steel" formula, seek $2 pay rise, by John Bates

King George gets a bright idea — now let’s expand it

C.P. denounced for plan to bring back the speedup — report WLB will soon start drive to extend speedup, by Philip Blake

Unions help in Kelly Postal case

Natalia Trotsky seriously ill

(Page 2)

A short history of "The Militant," by Helen Russell

Commitment sought from USSR (continued from page 1)

Stalin’s Slav International — "all Slav rally" created by Kremlin to further its aims in Europe and America, by John G. Wright

Women in industry, by Marie Taylor

Militant’s second class mail rights revoked (continued from page 1)

C.P. denounced for plan to bring back speedup (continued from page 1)

Sunday Open Forum — E.R. Frank discusses labor in World War II

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — propaganda as a weapon against Jim Crow, by Albert Parker

Kelly Postal’s conviction, by James T. Farrell

>From Judge Hall’s statement to the jury directing discharge of Postal case

Stalin and post-war Europe, by M. Morrison

Tobin threatens jail for union opponents

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

Miners union demands $2 a day wage raises (continued from page 1)

Aircraft workers are bitter over WLB order, by N. Collins

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Alter-Erlich murder and the Davies film

How to fight the black market

Hearst press and aircraft worker

The situation in India after Gandhi’s fast, by Felix Morrow

Auto workers denounce Army firing of strikers

Many timely articles in March "Fourth International"

Workers’ protests force freeing of Armstrong


Volume VII No. 12 Saturday, March 20, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

US Beveridge Plan can’t provide real security — it will fail because it does not tackle basic problem; new dealers only want to patch up capitalism a little, by C. Charles

What the miners are fighting (cartoon)

Mine workers threaten to strike — operators’ strategy is to depend on govt. coercion — miners will not work without a contract after April 1 deadline, Lewis warns, by Michael Cort

UAW reaffirms opposition to speedup "incentive" plans

Creation of Labor Party discussed, by William F. Warde

More unions aid K. Postal defense

Hillman says that amalgamated will not ask pay raises

C. Charles next speaker at forum

Why Rickenbacker has time to attack labor

(Page 2)

Mine workers threaten to strike (continued from page 1)

Creation of Labor Party discussed at meeting in Pa. (continued from page 1)

"Absenteeism" and the problem of shopping, by Irene James

No real security in U.S. Beveridge Plan (continued from page 1)

Truth about the press reports on fighting in L.A.

Behind the Roosevelt request on Puerto Rico, by Terence Phelan

Natalia Trotsky is recovering

C. Charles is next speaker at forum (continued from page 1)

150 hear Goldman on Alter-Erlich murders

George M. Whiteside

N. Y. SWP pushes sale of latest book by L. Trotsky

(Page 3)

The murder of Henryk Erlich and Victor Alter — their execution by Stalin is a blow against the defense of the Soviet Union, by Albert Goldman

Two Madison Sq. Garden rallies demand action to aid the Jews — united mass action, not prayers or pleas, will force open the doors to the refugees, by Dan Shelton

(Page 4)

Support the miners!

Wallace’s remarks about Trotskyism

King of England is NOT working

Stalinists speak up for J. P. Morgan

What others said about P.O. attack on "Militant"

Some lessons of the Paris Commune, by John Bates

Civil War in Yugoslavia — role of women and youth groups, by John G. Wright


Volume VII No. 13 Saturday, March 27, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

New York meeting Friday to protest Post Office attack on "Militant" — will rally support to help challenge P.O. order in court

War Labor Board flatly rejects AFL-CIO request for higher wages — WLB votes to maintain its 15% wage-freezing formula, by E.R. Frank

Trotsky sequence proved frameup aim of movie

Roosevelt enters into mine fight — indicates he will oppose demands of the miners union

Anti-labor drive spurs formation of a Labor Party, by William F. Warde

Giraud disfranchises Jews as well as Arabs, by Betty Kuehn

Stalinists lie about UAW stand on speedup, by Philip Blake

John G. Wright to speak on civil war in Yugoslavia

Congress bills seek to raise prices and to intimidate or cripple unions

(Page 2)

A short history of "The Militant," by Helen Russell

State legislatures offered scores of anti-labor bills — would cripple unions’ activities and hamper development of a Labor Party

5 vicious bills menace unions in Minnesota, by Jack Ranger

Anti-union drive spurs formation of a Labor Party (continued from page 1)

Roosevelt enters into mine fight (continued from page 1)

Sunday open forum hears Charles on fight against rising prices

Stalinists lie about UAW stand on speedup (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — if this is progress, by Albert Parker

Polish refugee offices are abolished in Soviet Union, by Judith Janow

The U.S. Beveridge Plan its meaning and future, by M. Morrison

4th International statement on murder of Erlich-Alter

Shachtman still evades the fundamental issues, by Felix Morrow

Giraud denies vote to both the Jews and Arabs (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Churchill’s speech

Foremen and unions

Pioneer’s new book

Workers’ Forum — sends funds to aid Post Office fight — discusses the mine negotiations — explains why unions should act now

What others say about P.O. attack on "Militant"

Workers’ Bookshelf

Demonstration by M.P.’s is warning to labor


Volume VII No. 14 Saturday, April 3, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

CRDC meeting demands end to ban on "Militant"

U.S. Steel faked records of tests — sold government sub-standard steel plate — deliberately placed many lives in danger — faulty steel was sold to the maritime commission, Navy and for Lend-Lease use, by Anthony Massini

Louis Nelson and James T. Farrell pledge support

Lock the door with a rising scale of wages! (cartoon)

Resolution of CRDC

Food situation gets more chaotic

West Coast seamen fight against new draft threat, by John Corbett

Why the price of bread keeps on rising

Roosevelt again intervenes in the mine negotiations

E.R. Frank to discuss Lewis and Roosevelt

Profits of shipowners reach fantastic heights

Another union aids in Postal case

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

U.S. Steel fakes records (continued from page 1)

A short history of "The Militant," by Helen Russell

4,000 N.Y. workers meet in Erlich-Alter protest

J.G. Wright analyzes Yugoslav civil war

West Coast seamen fight against new draft threat (continued from page 1)

Tobin sabotages fight against scab print shop

A letter to the editor — state of democracy in Washington, D.C.

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Layle Lane’s speech at CRDC meeting, by Albert Parker

Importance of the struggle on behalf of "the Militant," Albert Goldman

The Tory-Labor coalition and the British masses, by William F. Warde

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

CRDC meeting demands end to ban on "Militant"

John L. Lewis defends the miners’ demands at Truman hearing

ALP leaders prepare for coming political fights

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Steel test faking

Lewis and the War Labor Board

A statement on the slaughter of the Jews, by the executive committee of the Fourth International

Government helps Alcoa to rake in huge profits, by Ralph Johnson

Civil war in Hitler’s rear spreads to Poland, by John G. Wright

Starkey Jackson

N. Y. Board of Education rejects Mark Starr


Volume VII No. 15 Saturday, April 10, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Miners carry fight to public — Kennedy resigns from War Labor Board Murray-Green beg White House aid

Another under sea menace! (cartoon)

Shipowner profits taken from public funds — "revolting scandal" in Emory land nomination, by John Corbett

War profiteering revealed in Senate — faked steel tests point to higher-ups — capitalist papers whitewash company, by C. Charles

An end to profiteering, an Editorial

Unions in N.J. contemplate steps for Labor Party, by William F. Warde

Stalinists lay trap for MInnesota labor, by Barbara Bruce

Carlson defends miners demands

Illinois-Carnegie old hand at defrauding government

Jim Crow in 2nd World War; subject Sunday forum

Signs of revolt grow in Europe

CIO rubber union backs Kelly Postal

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

War profiteering revealed (continued from page 1)

Army practices how to break strikes (picture)

SWP opens new Seattle branch

Browder cooks up new "conspiracy," by M. Stein

E.R. Frank analyzes Lewis-Roosevelt clash

Stalinists lay trap for Minn labor (continued from page 1)

Activities of N.Y. mothers’ group

Favor Labor Party

Miners take fight to public; Kennedy resigns WLB post (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — passivity over Jim Crow a real danger, by John Saunders

Diplomatic moves indicate growing danger to USSR, by Felix Morrow

Will Alter-Erlich speakers also protest Davies film? by M. Morrison

Shipyard workers well acquainted with this mystery

Yugoslav partisans a real force, by John G. Wright

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Protest the Davies whitewash film!

Profits and beef

A growing danger

Grade labelling

Workers’ Forum — wants new mayor with union button — a real poser for Norman Thomas — instrument workers reject assessment

Germany foreshadows middle class’s fate, by Eloise Black

Murray Greenfield 1915-1942, by L. Cooper


Volume VII No. 16 Saturday, April 17, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

End Post Office persecution of "The Militant"! An Editorial

Keep your eye on the United Mine Workers (cartoon)

Miners still seek raise in wages

New order freezes wages — sets up strictest wage control in U.S. history — cowardice of labor leaders is responsible for new blow — Roosevelt reaffirms Little Steel formula, gives McNutt full job-freezing authority, by Anthony Massini

House passes vicious anti-labor measure — Hobbs bill to jail and fine unionists wins big majority; new before Senate

Kelly Postal’s appeal to be argued May 17

Govt. living cost index branded as inaccurate

Try to whitewash U.S. Steel faking of armor plate tests — war production boards and boss press combine to place blame on minor officials

New York meeting to protest Jim Crow in the armed forces

Roosevelt’s freezing order to be discussed at New York open forum

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Roosevelt freezes wages (continued from page 1)

Higgins yard shut down to protect competitors — Admiral Land intervened because it was producing so rapidly that it embarrassed old line companies, AFL report charges

Miners still seek raise in wages (continued from page 1)

Burch discusses fight to abolish Jim Crow

Black market in meat continues to thrive, by Edith Kane

Clarification on "4th Intl." article and Walter held

Bulletin on new Trotsky book issued by local New York

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Justice Department leads with its chin — Albert Parker

A shift in C.P. Jewish work, by A. Roland

They do not care about the European masses’ desires, by M. Morrison

Why doesn’t State Department permit full use of immigration quota? by Judith Janow

New F.I. features articles on Lewis and Roosevelt

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Salary limit

A British election

The Hobbs bill

Workers’ Forum — fight for jobs for Negro workers — "screen guide" on the Davies’ film — Cost-Plus contracts breed inefficiency — rationing and price control

What kind of education is needed in Europe now? by Ralph Johnson

Workers’ Bookshelf

Party committee in N.Y. issues bulletin on women, by Arlene Williams


Volume VII No. 17 Saturday, April 24, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

May Day manifesto of the Socialist Workers Party

GPU killer of Trotsky sentenced to 20 years

Jobs frozen to keep wages down — 27,000 denied right to accept better paid jobs — heavy penalties set for violations by "essential" workers, by Philip Blake

Dunne is SWP candidate for Minneapolis mayor

Albert Goldman to speak on movie on Davies’ book — will explain aim of "Mission to Moscow" at N.Y. Sun forum

Another war plant accused of defrauding government — sold defective material for use of war airplanes, by Dina Sanders

Another war plant accused of defrauding government — steel production falls in wake of U.S. Steel scandal, by Anthony Massini

Corporations and welders, An Editorial

Cannon pamphlet goes into second edition in England

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Bermuda parley offers little hope to refugees, by Edith Kane

Cleveland workers fight boss attacks, by David Lands

A short history of "The Militant"

Steel production declines after U.S. Steel scandal (continued from page 1)

V.R. Dunne is SWP candidate for mayor of Minneapolis (continued from page 1)

Job are frozen to keep wages down (continued from page 1)

CIO woodworkers aid in appealing Kelly Postal case

Wm F. Warde speaks on new freezing orders

What happened to the April 13 issue of "The Militant"

(Page 3)

Socialist Workers Party’s May Day manifesto (continued from page 1)

The militant origin and traditions of May Day, by Marvell Scholl

May Day and the Bolsheviks, by John G. Wright

(Page 4)

Trial of Trotsky’s murderer — history and background of the GPU killer "Jacson" case, by Betty Kuehn

"N.Y. Times" tries to distort the Miliukov record, by Felix Morrow

Mexican CP breaks up Alter-Erlich meeting

(Page 5)

The Negro Struggle — March-on-Washington movement issues pamphlet exposing Army Jim-Crow policies — Albert Parker

British soldiers discuss socialism vs. capitalism, by a British Infantryman

Unionization of foremen and workers’ control, by M. Morrison

Indian workers in Britain blame famine on imperialists

New conference recalls use of food as weapon in 1918, by Eloise Black

"Typical Jew" in the Soviet issue of "Life Magazine"

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

10,000 workers protest Jim Crow in Detroit

(Page 6)

Join us in fighting for:

Hollywood and the Moscow Trials

Here are some real peonage cases

Workers’ Forum — A.P. Randolph on military Jim Crow — suggest a new column

Issue of truth arouses disputes in Washington, by Ralph Johnson

Workers’ Bookshelf

UAW newspaper corrects the "Daily Worker"

Madame Chiang discusses the poll tax and India


Volume VII No. 18 Saturday, May 1, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Soviet-Polish relations broken — rupture dramatically bares antagonisms between workers’ state and democracies, by Anthony Massini

Which side of the fence are they on? (cartoon)

Mine struggle heads for showdown — tens of thousands walk out of mines as union demands negotiations be resumed — UMW policy committee denounces War Labor Boards, Lewis says members won’t "trespass" without a contract after April 30, by Philip Blake

Post Office bans Apr. 24 "Militant" from the mails

Grade labeling plan abandoned by OPA — action will make it much easier for profiteers to violate price ceilingss [sic]

N.Y. SWP holds 2 May Day affairs

UAW executive board meets to protest freezing order

"Mission to Moscow" continues a frameup

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E. R. Frank

Govt. agencies reveal some facts, by Albert Parker

Charles pamphlet warmly received; ready 2nd edition

Harlem rally against Army Jim Crow

Stalinism and the plans to save capitalism in Europe, by A. Roland

Giraud issues another anti-Semitic decree

2 more auto locals give aid for Postal

Push sales of new Trotsky book

Seven reinstated at Thompson products

N.Y. SWP protests frameup film

Goldman speaks at N.Y. forum

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — NAACP conference to be held in June — nothing doing on the FEPC front — the status of the anti-poll tax bill, by Albert Parker

"Mission to Moscow" continues a frameup (continued from page 1)

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

How to fight the wage-freezing order

Punishment to fit the crime

In remembrance to Carlo Tresca, by James T. Farrell

Bermuda parley leaves refugee problem unsolved

Report anti-labor despotism in Bolivia

A "legal" angle of the British terror in India

FBI harasses militant Negro group in Ohio


Volume VII No. 19 Saturday, May 8, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman


(Page 1)

Miners break Roosevelt’s domination over their union, An Editorial

Davies’ film whitewashes Stalin’s crimes, by John G. Wright

The members stand solidly behind their organization, by Art Preis

Mine workers win first round — Roosevelt failed to estimate the miners correctly, by Philip Blake

Mussolini also liked the frameups

The lie about Tukhachevsky!

Brown says wage rises won’t aid the miners, by C. Charles

UAW conference vote support of mine strike, by John Saunders

"Mission" omits an interesting scene

CP tried hardest to break strike, by Michael Cort

N.Y. forum to hear Warde on coal crisis

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Michael Cort

SWP branches hold May Day celebration

UAW conference supports miners (continued from page 1)

United Mine Workers win the first round (continued from page 1)

The CP did its best to break the strike (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the Southern white liberals, by Albert Parker

The miners stand solidly behind their organization (continued from page 1)

The basic meaning of the Soviet-Polish break, by M. Morrison

Davies’ film whitewashes the crimes of Stalinism

New York demonstration protests movie’s lies

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The "N.Y. Times" on "The Militant"

Wage problem comes first

Why Cordell Hull liked Stalin’s May Day order, by M. Stein

Bankers try to distort truth about war profits

Churchill and the Polish government-in-exile

Brown says wage raises won’t help the miners (continued from page 1)

FIghting anti-labor propaganda in the Army

Civil rights committee launches Postal week

Volume VII No. 20 Saturday, May 15, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Protest against the Davies’ film — Dewey-La Follette letter reiterates commission’s verdict — Natalia Trotsky appeals to honest public opinion

International socialism (cartoon)

Govt. tries to head off militant action by meager "roll call" move, by C. Charles

Mine leaders predict walkout unless contract is negotiated — union members are prepared to fight as truce nears end — War Labor Board crisis sharpens and AFL, CIO call emergency conferences, by Philip Blake

Five more unions aid Kelly Postal — charges condemned as a frameup and stab at labor’s rights

Dunne election campaign comes to spirited close

Senate adopts anti-labor bill — Connally bill passes Senate by overwhelming vote

Mine profits rose in 1943

Earl Browder: strikebreaker, by Michael Cort

ALP council asks unions to organize on political field

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Michael Cort

OPA whitewashes violations of price ceiling in mining areas

ALP urges unions to organize politically (continued from page 1)

Govt. tries to head off militant action by meager "roll back" move (continued from page 1)

Dunne election campaign comes to spirited close (continued from page 1)

The problem of post-war Italy, by A. Roland

New York Sunday forum ends successful series

Stassen leaves office same way he entered it

Student problems left unsolved by conference

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — problems facing the NAACP conference, by Albert Parker

Lessons of the coal crisis, by William F. Warde

Government, bosses, press and radio vs. the miners, by M. Stein

Walkout predicted if no contract is signed (continued from page 1)

Earl Browder: strikebreaker (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Morality and the Davies’ film

Anti-poll tax bill heads for a vote

Bookburning

Fruits of the Bermuda conference on refugees

More denunciations of "Mission to Moscow" lies

May "Fourth International" offers many lively articles

Were British involved in the Moscow Trials plots?

Reactionaries were also pleased by the frameups


Volume VII No. 21 Saturday, May 22, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Farrell Dobbs starts on national tour — speaks on Labor Party prospects in his coast to coast tour; opens in Los Angeles

The CIO and the miners — the CIO executive board resolution does not express the sentiments of the CIO membership! An Editorial

Miners stand firm in repudiating WLB — truce extended on request of government manager Ickes — miners stay united on right to strike; Murray, Green still aiding Roosevelt in attempts to smash miners’ struggle

Lenin’s general staff of 1917 — Stalin destroyed it by his Moscow trial frameups (see "Stalin’s Crimes" Page 4)

Demonstrations in N.Y., Hollywood at "Mission to Moscow" film

Miners pleased with "The Militant" story of their struggle

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Michael Cort

Akron CIO sets "Labor Holiday" for June 2 at anti-WLB protest — militant action is opposed by Pres. Dalrymple

British soldiers awakening to politics, parliament bars them from participating

Demonstrations in N.Y., Hollywood, at "Mission to Moscow" film — SWP leaflets at "Mission to Moscow" opening in Hollyw’d (continued from page 1)

V.R. Dunne got 793 votes in primaries

A Russian Menshevik turns to Stalin, by A. Roland

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — problems facing the Negro conferences, by Albert Parker

Mr. Winchell is a liar

Totalitarian diplomacy — a recipe for deception, by M. Stein

"Jacson" verdict says he same to Mexico to murder Trotsky, by Walter O’Rourke

In memory of Robert Sheldon Harte

Kelly Postal Week closes with $250 take at New York social

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Fortress Europe

The "roll-back" fraud

Stalin’s crimes

Workers’ Forum — possible use of force against USSR — protests against P.O. attack on this paper — Labor Party polls vote in Bayonne — "Parker knows what he’s talking about"

Vice-President Wallace blurts out two truths, by Ralph Johnson

Miners standing firm on War Labor Board issue (continued from page 1)

The N.Y. Times’ silence on "Mission to Moscow" lies, by John G. Wright


Volume VII No. 22 Saturday, May 29, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

SWP statement on dissolution of Comintern — the Third International is dead — long live the Fourth International!

How strike of Detroit UAW workers began

Life today in the mining towns, by George Breitman

Workers in mass action against WLB run-around — auto and rubber workers join miners in militant fight for wage increases — workers forced to strike in defense of their living standards slashed by soaring prices, taxes, and anti-union profiteers, by John Saunders

Workers in mass action against WLB run-around — auto and rubber workers join miners in militant fight for wage increases — workers forced to strike in defense of their living standards slashed by soaring prices, taxes, and anti-union profiteers — by Joe Andrews

WLB rejects main demands of miners — negotiations with operators resumed by miners’ union

Pioneer publishes new Cannon book

New Jersey unions take big steps toward Labor Party

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Michael Cort

SWP on dissolution of Comintern (continued from page 1)

Life today in the mining towns (continued from page 1)

The miners’ wives speak out, by James Cook

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the NAACP conference and politics, by Albert Parker

More protest on Davies’ film

British masses not bound by Churchill promises, by M. Morrison

Davies’ whitewash gets State Dept. blessing

South African Negro miners and natives live like slaves, by Henry Parker

New pamphlet on fight for Negro equality published by Pioneer

Rubber workers walk out (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Miners and the AFL

The poll tax must go

Comintern (cartoon)

More corporations caught selling defective goods

UAW men forced to strike by corporations (continued from page 1)

Biddle charged with shielding poll-taxer, by Dina Sanders

Norman Thomas and his political "morality"

UAW official cites list of grievances


Volume VII No. 23 Saturday, June 5, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

CIO and AFL ranks support the miners

Ickes’ damning admission

Miners strike as bosses spurn pact — coal barons leaned on government support — union accepts Ickes’ compromise proposal; operators reject it

Natalia Trotsky’s statement on dissolution of Comintern

Bulletin

J.P. Cannon speaks on "end of the Comintern"

Farrell Dobbs brings Labor Party issue to forefront, by C. Thomas

Akron strikers resume work in fighting mood, by Joseph Andrews

The right way to answer this danger

District 4 miners firm on eve of second strike, by George Breitman

(Page 2)

Significance of the Akron-Detroit strikes, by M. Stein and J. Andrews

Miners strike as coal barons spurn all terms (continued from page 1)

District 4 miners firm on eve of second strike (continue from page 1)

Two soldiers discuss the mine workers’ struggle, by George Breitman

Akron strikers resume work in fighting mood (continued from page 1)

21 miners killed, scores wounded in month of May

"We are depending upon our brothers in the unions"

Bulletin out on ALP and its prospects

Postal case argued in Minneapolis

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Roosevelt sets up a new FEPC, by Albert Parker

Stalin offers aid in strangling revolution, by William F. Warde

Stalinist hooliganism (picture)

Consequences of the Comintern dissolution, by M. Morrison

International Notes, by Betty Kuehn

Davies’ film protest in Milwaukee, Seattle

Organize to aid Lynn fight

Tax bill soaks poor; boon to profiteers

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Historic meeting

Walker denounced on Senate floor

Taxes and politics

Workers’ Forum — mutiny reported on German U-boat — women get WLB run-around

Browder woos the "Times" and gets the bum’s rush

Charles pamphlet highly praised

Indict steel corporation for faking test records

Dobbs’ tour stresses need for Labor Party (continued from page 1)

Warning to all purchasers of bundle orders

Rich rake in profits "taken out of war," by Dina Sanders


Volume VII No. 24 Saturday, June 12, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

N.A.A.C.P. convention flays govt. Jim Crow — delegates hail firm stand of UAW against bosses’ attempt to divide workers

Labor unity can stop no-strike bill, an Editorial

Coal barons block contract as Congress rushes no-strike bill — operators turn to WLB; Lewis denounces owners’ stand "as insult to coal miners" — U.S. Steel Corporation takes lead in breaking union agreement with Illinois operators granting $1.50 portal-to-portal pay

Delegates reject move against miners

Miners in the second walk-out, by James Cook

Budd strike sign of wide unrest in labor’s ranks, Special to the Militant

More unions aid Postal defense fund

Taking "the profits out of war"

Miners take The Militant into pits

Dobbs speaks to workers in Seattle

GPU assassin rewarded, by Walter O’Rourke

Generals rule Argentina, by Terence Phelan

(Page 2)

The end of the Comintern and the prospects of labor internationalism — text of speech by James P. Cannon delivered in New York, May 30, 1943

(Page 3)

The Third International is dead — long live the Fourth International! (continued on [sic] page 2)

Arguments for the Comintern dissolution, by M. Morrison

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Czar Byrnes

Connally bill

Two revolutions

For a free press

Coal operators block agreement with UMW (continued from page 1)

Important UAW locals back Labor Party, by John Saunders

The Negro Struggle — militant unionism — the enemy of Jim Crow, by David Ransom

Corporation admits guilt

Timely articles in June F. I.

AFL-CIO leaders seek to salvage bankrupt OPA


Volume VII No. 25 Saturday, June 19, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Michigan unionist advocate independent Labor Party — LNPL delegates cite need for speedy action, by John Saunders

Roosevelt gets anti-strike bill as mine truce deadline nears — Pa. mine operators tear up contract reached with UMW

Anaconda fraud trial ends with slap on wrist

Bloody money?

Independent labor action can smash anti-union drive, An Editorial

Coast-to-coast wave of violence strikes at Negroes and Mexicans, by Philip Blake

C. P. earns title of strikebreaker No.1, by Anthony Massini

(Page 2)

Why no-strike pledge is meeting opposition

Unionists advocate independent Labor Party (continued from page 1)

Anti-strike bill in Roosevelt’s hands (continued from page 1)

Text of Labor Party resolution adopted by Michigan LNPL

Flint Chevrolet local holds Labor Party discussion

Dobbs speaks in Twin Cities — urges Labor Party action in meetings

SWP protests against Davies’ film in San Pedro

Central branch conducts "Militant" sub campaign

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — FEPC approves segregation in industry — equal pay for Negro workers, by David Ransom

Communist Party earns title of strikebreaker Number 1 (continued from page 1)

Who gains from the dissolution of the CI? by M. Morrison

Coast-to-coast wave of violence strikes at Negroes and Mexicans (continued from page 1)

Standard Oil got juicy contracts from government

ACLU report emphasizes SWP, "Militant" cases

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Our Belgian martyrs

Two years of the Soviet-Nazi war

New tax bill signed

Advice to the Italian masses

Milk and gas

Fear of German revolt worries the Allies too, by A. Roland

Jewish suicide calls Allies Nazi accomplices

Workers’ Bookshelf

Another challenge to Jim Crow in Armed Forces

Edsel Ford helps Ford empire from the grave


Volume VII No. 26 Saturday, June 26, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Kelly Postal begins serving five year term — enters prison after frameup conviction is upheld by Minnesota Supreme Court

Kelly Postal’s wire to CRDC

Heavy toll of lives in tragic Detroit clashes — nationwide violence reaches scope of outbreaks in 1919, by Phillip Blake

Heavy toll of lives in tragic Detroit clashes — many whites against attacks on Negroes, by M. Williams

Union forced to call off strike — war tension and Jim Crow produce anti-Negro terror — Roosevelt prevents granting of concessions to coal miners — UMW policy committee denounces War Labor Board decision, says it will never sign proposed "yellow dog contract," by E.R. Frank

Rank and file miners explain why they are fighting wage-freeze policy, by Art Preis

Unions must come to defense of Negro people, An Editorial

Their business is strikebreaking, say Stalinists

(Page 2)

The Negro Struggle — March-on-Washington movement meets, by David Ransom

Anaconda gets away with murder Standard Oil almost does same — fine is even less than profits made from war fraud — oil reserve grab called off after protests begin

Effect of C.I. dissolution on Stalinist militants, by M. Morrison

War tension, Jim Crow result in "race riots" (continued from page 1)

N.Y. central branch ends successful sub campaign

Kelly Postal begins serving five year term (continued from page 1)

Capitalists are opposed to curbs on price profiteering, by William F. Warde

(Page 3)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Union forced to end strike (continued from page 1)

Dobbs speaks in Chicago

Stalinists intensify fink activity in mine situation, by Anthony Massini

Why coal miners oppose the wage-freeze policy (continued from page 1)

Chicago S.W.P. protests against Davies’ movie

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

A plan for the coal industry

Growing sentiment for a Labor Party

How we fight "Mission to Moscow"

British Labor Party to remain in coalition

Tobin threatens and slanders Negro group

Fear of revolt keynote in Pope Pius’ speech

Profits are 18% higher this year than in 1942

Odell Waller, Roosevelt and the poll tax fight


Volume VII No. 27 Saturday, July 3, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Labor must crush the anti-Negro terror -- statement of national committee, Socialist Workers Party

Anti-union drive climaxed by outlawing of strikes -- Roosevelt advocates work-or-fight draft -- Murray-Green continue policy of subservience to White House but rank and file of unions are losing faith in Roosevelt, by E.R. Frank

Launch drive to free Kelly Postal

The Roosevelt-Congress conspiracy against labor, An Editorial

CIO in Michigan condemns lynch mob attacks -- delegates assert Smith-Connally Act smacks of fascism, by John Saunders

Bulletin

Miners angered by passage of Smith-Connally Bill, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Labor must end Jim Crow terror (continued from page 1)

Passage of bill angers miners (continued from page 1)

What the miners say about "The Militant," by Art Preis

Dobbs tour covers key Midwest cities

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle -- the kinds of "justice" Negroes get, by David Ransom

The Detroit Massacre -- police, politicians and press all share in guilt, by Philip Blake

Basic issues involved in the Kelly Postal case, by M. Morrison

We saw murder on the streets of Detroit, by Two White Eyewitnesses

We saw murder on the streets of Detroit, by a Negro Observer

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Railroad workers and the mine case

The slave-labor and anti-poll tax bill

Only one line is being held

No-strike bill climax in anti-labor drive (continued from page 1)

War writers board hits "Mission to Moscow"

Enactment of bill elates Wall Street

Michigan CIO strongly condemns Lynch attack (continued from page 1)

Bank and corporation profits reach new high

Otto Ruehle is dead in Mexico City

Negro woman worker comments on pamphlet

Archbishop gives a fair appraisal of Stalinist party

Boston SWP explains how to combat lies in Davies' film


Volume VII No. 28 Saturday, July 10, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Militant files application for 2nd class rights

Food profiteers on sitdown strike to raise prices, by John Adamson

Use both hands! (cartoon)

Michigan CIO urges launching an independent Labor Party — convention demands junking of CIO no-strike pledge — Stalinists and CIO top leaders join in vain effort to halt rank and file action, by John Saunders

March-on-Washington group scores anti-Negro terror — convention votes permanent organization but the program adopted is inadequate, by Art Preis

Kelly Postal pardon goal of CRDC drive — committee begins its third year of work with campaign to free mpls. union leader

Only labor can destroy power of monopolies, an Editorial

Dobbs to end tour on August 1 after covering Eastern cities

(Page 2)

The coal miners and the government, by Art Preis

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Michigan CIO urges launching of an independent Labor Party (continued from page 1)

L.A. holds successful rally on "Mission to Moscow" film

Buffalo SWP tells truth about picture

Dobbs talks on Labor Party in Cleveland

Demonstrate against movie in Boston

(Page 3)

March-on-Washington group scores anti-Negro terror (continued from page 1)

The Schneiderman decision and the Minneapolis case, by Albert Goldman

Stalinists infuriated by Labor Party developments, by Anthony Massini

Kelly Postal pardon is goal of CRDC campaign (continued from page 1)

Anti-Negro terror is analyzed at Newark meeting

Profiteers strike to raise food prices (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

A lesson from American history

A book on the organization question

Nationalize the coal mines

Get off the War Labor Board

Street scene in Detroit (picture)

Stalinists blame miners for war casualties

Workers' Forum — crucible worker slanders "Militant" — explains how to describe Giraud

Nazis supress [sic] news of U.S. coal strike

Minneapolis columnist denounces Davies' film


Volume VII No. 29 Saturday, July 17, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

CIO board tries to stop Labor Party movement, by John Adamson

Militants must continue fight for Labor Party, an Editorial

Curtiss-Wright caught redhanded — endangered soldiers' lives by selling government defective plane engines — Truman report charges that Army officials aided corporation in covering up crimes committed to swell huge war profits, by Anthony Massini

Coal miners threatened with anti-strike law, by E.R. Frank

C.P. forces push fink policy at NMU convention, by Eloise Black

Crime and "punishment"

CRDC calls for action in Kelly Postal pardon drive

Stalinists come out in support of Boss Hague — the capitalist and liberal newspapers break out in a r—h [word indistinct, could be "rush" or "rash"] of moral indignation, by George Breitman

New book by James P. Cannon is ready for distribution

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

St. Paul demonstration (picture)

C.P. support of Hague evokes moral furore [sic] (continued from page 1)

Trotskyists protest Davies' frameup film

Capitalism-economy of planlessness and chaos, by A. Roland

Dobbs talks to aircraft, steel, rubber workers

July F.I. features statement on dissolution of Comintern

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — March-on-Washington movement convention, by David Ransom

Kelly Postal — a militant fighter for labor's rights, by V.R. Dunne

The Smith-Connally Act, labor and the middle class, by M. Morrison

Curtiss-Wright found guilty of endangering lives of soldiers (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Class justice

Two methods

Congress forgets the soldiers

Coal miners threatened with anti-strike law (continued from page 1)

Why U.S. government backs General Giraud

Stalinists push fink line at NMU gathering (continued from page 1)

Prepare dissolution of Young Communist League


Volume VII No. 30 Saturday, July 24, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

U.S.-British message is not addressed to Italian masses — Allied military governor keeps fascists in office in Sicily; AMGOT policy continuation of Darlan deal in North Africa, by Felix Morrow

Monuments to Big Business (cartoon)

CIO leaders take lead in move to block Labor Party — Hillman urges rebuilding of labor's non-partisan league, by Anthony Massini

UAW local aids Kelly Postal

Shop steward system rebuilt in Britain — national conference sponsored by Clyde Workers Committee votes militant program

Murray approves return of speedup, by Philip Blake

AFL International Longshoremen elect Ryan president for life

CRDC launches nation-wide campaign to secure unconditional pardon for Kelly Postal

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Message not meant for Italian masses (continued from page 1)

Two reactionary factions battle for control of ALP, by William F. Warde

SWP in Seattle holds meeting on whitewash movie

CIO leaders take lead in move to block Labor Party (continued from page 1)

Shop steward system rebuilt in Britain (continued from page 1)

Murray backs speedup in steelworkers union (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — what was to blame for Detroit? by David Ransom

How to build a Marxist party is theme of Cannon's book, by George Breitman

Washington's attitude to Giraud-De Gaulle dispute, by M. Morrison

Stalin fosters military caste to prop up his rule in USSR, by John G. Wright

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Roosevelt and the Wallace-Jones feud

Scrap the "Little Steel Formula"

Two vetoes

Offspring of capitalism (cartoon)

German emigres issue statement on Comintern

Workers' Forum — why labor must support the miners — warns bosses will try to incite "riots" — seeks enlightenment on socialism — what other workers say about miners

Trotskyists still active in Indian struggle

Giraud praises some Nazi "accomplishments"


Volume VII No. 31 Saturday, July 31, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

The only road for the Italian working class, an Editorial

Martial law declared in Italy as masses revolt against war — ruling class tried to preserve its power by creating a new reactionary government — masses attack hated fascists, raise first political demands; Allied leaders may be planning to make a deal with Badoglio, by Anthony Massini

AFL-CIO bureaucrats continue farce of price rollback plan — WLB says labor has no right to demand wage increases to meet rising prices, by John Adamson

L A Carmen strike against war labor board decision, by Janet Bowers

30 UMW members indicted under Smith-Connally law

What Allied leaders fear

Ask Governor Thye to pardon Kelly Postal

Trotskyists in Britain protest frameup movie

Shipyard workers denounce policy of freezing wages

The rise and fall of Italian fascism, by John G. Wright

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Wartime blessings of capitalism, by George Breitman

Paragraphs from pioneer publications

Shipyard workers denounce policy of freezing wages (continued from page 1)

Carmen strike against Labor Board decision (continued from page 1)

Dobbs speaks in Boston

Workers are in foxholes, too

30 UMW members indicted under anti-strike law (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the poll tax in Tennessee — Roosevelt writes a letter on Detroit, by David Ransom

Italy under martial law as masses revolt against war (continued from page 1)

Churchill, Roosevelt and the Italian people, by M. Morrison

"Free Germany" group sponsored by Stalin, by John G. Wright

Launch drive to sell Cannon book in N.Y.

The rise and fall of Italian fascism (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Wallace speaks on post-war world

Pro-labor sentiment among Negro people

Ickes' admission

AFL-CIO bureaucrats continue price farce (continue from page 1)

Soviet morale differs from Italian morale

Bombing of Rome lays bare some hypocrisy

Cannon book a "must" for every militant, by Art Preis

Giraud and De Gaulle slander Axis victims


Volume VII No. 32 Saturday, August 7, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman


Volume VII No. 33 Saturday, August 14, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Dangers facing the Italian revolution, an Editorial

Bad news for Wall Street

Ten days of the Badoglio government, by Philip Blake

Anti-war revolt spreads in Italy — Roosevelt expresses Allied aims, by Anthony Massini

The Italian-American agents of Wall Street, by John Adamson

Italian upsurge inspires workers thruout [sic] Europe, by William F. Warde

Outbreak in Harlem was caused by Jim Crowism

WDL, Negro leader join in Postal pardon plea

When Sicilian people became "really happy"

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

Revolt in Italy inspires European working class (continued from page 1)

Why Stalin launched the "free Germany" movement, by A. Roland

Dobbs' tour terminated with New York meeting

Jim Crowism cause of Harlem disturbances (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

Problems of the Italian revolution

All served the same cause (picture)

Roosevelt expresses aims of the Allies (continued from page 1)

First 10 days of the Badoglio government (continued from page 1)

Dangers facing the Italian revolution (continued from page 1)

Badoglio's record

(Page 4)

The beginning of the Italian revolution

(Page 5)

The Negro Struggle — Negroes again blamed for Detroit terror — when flying squads were not used — blame Negroes, by David Ransom

Stalinists prefer Badoglio to a socialist revolution, by John G. Wright

The Italian-American agents of Wall St. (continued from page 1)

Road to peace for Italy is through a workers' govt., by M. Morrison

Pioneer Paragraphs: The program of transitional demands in fascists countries, by Leon Trotsky

Why I resigned from the Communist Party, by Dave Jeffries

(Page 6)

Join us in fighting for:

Harlem — a protest against Jim Crow

The real defense of the Soviet Union

The liberals and Italian fascism

Role of the British shop stewards system, by William F. Warde

Davies convicts himself as frameup artist

Roosevelt proposes some "truly stiff taxes"

N.J. labor fakers flout rank and file decision

- 33. AUG. 14, 1943

(Page 1)

3 years after Stalin's murder of Leon Trotsky, an Editorial

All of Eastern Front shaken by Red Army drives, by John G. Wright

Anti-war demonstration in Milan (picture)

Italian masses continue anti-war demonstration — Badoglio government issues new repressive regulations — tries to rule as Mussolini did, but does not have power or strength of fascism, by E.R. Frank

Michigan CIO condemns Kelly Postal conviction — calls on affiliated locals to give defense committee full moral and financial support in efforts to free union leader

AFL heads still back Little Steel formula

AMGOT keeps fascists officials in Sicily posts, by Anthony Massini

Role of some Italian refugees in the U.S., by John Adamson

Dunne to speak at N.Y. Trotsky memorial meeting

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Michael Cort

Meaning of the Italian events, by Felix Morrow

Fascists are retained by AMGOT in Sicily (continued from page 1)

What they used to say about Mussolini, by Dave Jeffries

N.Y. SWP holds meeting on Italy

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — who was to blame for Harlem outbreak? by Albert Parker

Italian workers continue anti-war demonstrations (continued from page 1)

Italian Stalinists play a completely reactionary role, by Philip Blake

Problem of the building the Marxist party in Italy, by M. Morrison

Pioneer Paragraphs: Resistance of the masses spells doom of fascists, by James P. Cannon

Red Army drives shake all of Eastern Front (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

3 years after the murder of Trotsky (continued from page 1)

An answer to the Smith-Connally Act

Role of some Italian refugees in the U.S. (continued from page 1)

WPB tries to put over aircraft speedup plan

Trotsky memorial issue of F.I. is now on sale

Coeducation in USSR abolished by Stalin

Cost of Guerin's book on fascism

The war has doubled big business profits


Volume VII No. 34 Saturday, August 21, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

AFL council rejects application of miners — American Federation of Labor Executive Council runs true to form at seven-day session in swank hotel in Chicago, by E.R. Frank

Primary fight was no benefit to the ALP — the struggle was not based on issues important to the welfare of workers

Why Churchill praised Mussolini

Quebec conferees perturbed by victories of Red Army — conference takes up problems affecting fate of all Europe, by William F. Warde

India one year after the repressions began

Liberals whine but stay "loyal" on Italian issue, by John Adamson

Minnesota petition asks pardon for Kelly Postal — WDL initiates program to mobilize labor forces in drive to free union leader

The list of wartime frauds and scandals grows longer and longer

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

C.P. helped Badoglio to weather initial crisis, by Felix Morrow

Italian workers played leading part in downfall of Mussolini, by George Breitman

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — still more anti-Negro slanders, by Albert Parker

Liberals whine but remain "loyal opposition" on Italy (continued from page 1)

Significance of the Red Army's morale, by M. Morrison

Soviet gains perturb conferees in Quebec (continued from page 1)

Pioneer Paragraphs: The Soviet Union in war, by Leon Trotsky

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The answer to rising prices

Effect of the war on world politics

The kind of party that can abolish capitalism — an estimation of the new book by James P. Cannon, by William F. Warde

Duty of unions toward the low income groups

AFL council rejects application of miners (continued from page 1)

Italian labor council split over pope issue

Refugees again attacked by Mexican Stalinists


Volume VII No. 35 Saturday, August 28, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

AMGOT paves the way for a reactionary government in Italy, by Anthony Massini

Sanctions order makes police agents of WLB labor members, an Editorial

Labor members on WLB vote against CIO auto workers

New decree imposes harsh sanctions against strikers — vicious provision of Smith-Connally law supplemented by latest executive order, by Farrell Dobbs

"Let's hang the mayor"

Frauds are worse than in last war, Biddle admits

More unions support fight to free Postal

Resistance to fascism growing inside Germany, by Rose Carson

"Courier" review praises pamphlet by Albert Parker

Civil rights defense committee aids in reducing bail for Carl Skoglund

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by E.R. Frank

The struggle to control the ALP, by Philip Blake

Branches commemorate death of Leon Trotsky

New York telegram to Natalia Trotsky

New York SWP pushes Cannon book campaign

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Jim Crow still going full blast, by Albert Parker

American liberals chatter about Italian revolution, by John Adamson

AMGOT paves the way for a reactionary government in Italy (continued from page 1)

The kind of government Stalin wants in Germany, by M. Morrison

Pioneers Paragraphs: Decline of capitalism poses two alternatives, by Albert Goldman

Roosevelt orders drastic sanctions against unions (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Litvinov recalled

Big business losing supporters

Rickenbacker praises Stalin

Cannon book teaches fundamental lessons, by Harry Frankel

Roosevelt and Churchill conceal diplomatic moves

Resistance to fascism growing inside Germany (continued from page 1)

What victory will bring to colonies in Africa

Employers try to end all limits on profits


Volume VII No. 36 Saturday, September 4, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor:

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Mass resistance rises against Hitler's rule — general strikes sweep Denmark as Nazis proclaim martial law; anti-war demonstrations in Bulgaria; ferment growing in Germany, by Miriam Carter

WLB goes all-out in drive against labor — reject Illinois mine pact; attacks Brewster strikers — workers vote to strike in every one of 13 NLRB polls under Smith-Connally Act, by Farrell Dobbs

Workers in Italy remain opposed to Badoglio regime, by Anthony Massini

Anti-Nazi strikes in Denmark (picture)

Postal will apply for pardon on Sept. 11

Big Business magazines boost "incentive' plans, by William F. Warde

Kelland drafts plan for third world war, by Edith Kane

Happy day for Big Business

"Square shooting" and the speedup

Brewster workers petition NLRB to take strike vote

(Page 2)

Tasks of the coming auto union convention, by E.R. Frank

Trade Union Notes

Big Business magazines boost "incentive" plans (continued from page 1)

ALP leaders sell out again: support Haskell, by Grace Carlson

Trotsky memorial meeting held by Seattle branch

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — evaluation of Harlem outbreak, by Albert Parker

War Labor Board in all-out drive against trade unions (continued from page 1)

The conflict between the USSR and her allies, by A. Roland

Mass resistance rises against Hitler's rule (continued from page 1)

Kelland drafts plan for third world war (continued from page 1)

Workers' Bookshelf

Pioneer Paragraphs: The inevitable outcome of "socialism in one country," by Leon Trotsky

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Labor Day lies of union haters

The USSR and the plan to isolate it

Navy's attack on the Brewster union

Workers remain opposed to Badoglio government (continued from page 1)

What causes delay in delivery of "Militant"

Brewster workers petition NLRB to take strike vote (continued from page 1)

The dissolution of the Canadian Communist Party

Davies' film picketed by British Trotskyists


Volume VII No. 37 Saturday, September 11, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>
Managing Editor: George Breitman

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Four years of the world war, an Editorial

Employers exert pressure to halt war fraud probes

Anti-Nazi protest in Norway (picture)

Italian workers elect own factory committees — Badoglio is compelled to agree to secret ballot — AMGOT then follows by conceding "free labor movement" in occupied areas, by Felix Morrow

Canadian union expresses support for Kelly Postal

Minnesota union heads back Democratic Party, by Grace Carlson

Rift widens between Stalin and his allies, by John G. Wright

Carlo Tresca's widow gives his view on Italian events

(Page 2)

The struggle for a Labor Party in Michigan, by John Saunders

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Workers are electing their own factory committees in Italy (continued from 1)

Ethiopia and Sicily provide preview of the Allied policies

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — not lectures on manners, but a program, by Albert Parker

The theory and practice of Marxist party organization, by John G. Wright

Australian Labor Party and the fight for socialism, by M. Morrison

Pioneer Paragraphs: The choice now is between socialism and slavery, by Leon Trotsky

Rift widens between Stalin and his allies (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Four years of the world war (continued from page 1)

Congress reconvenes

Police agents in the unions

Events in Italy and the future of Europe

Why not confront them with the war profiteers?

Employers exert pressure to halt war fraud probes (continued from page 1)

What Stalin is promising to German capitalists

Big Business breaks all records for war profits


Volume VII No. 38 Saturday, September 18, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>
Managing Editor: George Breitman

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

UE convention opens in N.Y., by Miriam Carter

More casualties in the mines (picture)

Italian people gained nothing from Armistice, by Philip Blake

Anti-war fight continues in Italy — workers fight on for peace in the face of crushing odds, by Anthony Massini

Soldier jailed for protesting Army Jim Crow

Minnesota pardon board is urged to free Kelly Postal

More labor aid for Kelly Postal

It's a strange war, an Editorial

Real causes of Brewster strike bared by union

Strong vote against no-strike pledge in Flint UAW elections, by Jeff Thorne

(Page 2)

Why casualties are mounting in coal fields, by Larissa Reed

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Anti-war struggle in Italy — Italian people gained nothing from Armistice (continued from page 1)

Anti-war struggle in Italy — workers fight on for peace despite crushing odds (continued from page 1)

Labor's duty to the solders

September "F.I." features articles devoted to Italy

Brewster strike causes are bared by Local 365 (continued from page 1)

Los Angeles branch holds meeting on Italy

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the four freedoms at home, by Albert Parker

Traditions and heritage of the Fourth International, by William F. Warde

Support of Zionism leads only into a blind alley, by M. Morrison

The Allies and their real program for Italy

Pioneer Paragraphs: Democracies helped to put hangman Hitler in power, by Leon Trotsky

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Five years of the 4th International

The UAW convention

Roosevelt and Pearson

The Allies and their real program for Italy (continued from page 1)

Big business drives to lift all bars on profits

Traditions and heritage of the Fourth International (continued from page 1)

Chinese Stalinists clash with Kuomintang troops


Volume VII No. 39 Saturday, September 25, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>
Managing Editor: George Breitman

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Anti-USSR agreement planned at Quebec, says Forrest Davis, by John G. Wright

Smith "gag" Act convictions upheld — court sustains Minneapolis trial verdict — appeal will not be taken to the U.S. Supreme Court

Six of the 18 defendants convicted (picture)

Congress committees study plans for record tax bill

Stalinists put over line at UE gathering, by Miriam Carter

CRDC statement on court's decision

Rollback program will cut prices only $3.17 a year

Pardon for Kelly Postal urged by unions, liberals

(Page 2)

Chicago auto locals and the UAW convention

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

UE convention adopts CP line (continued from page 1)

N. Y. book sales campaign ends at social on Sept. 25

FEPC finally holds hearing on railroads

"Militant" Army

Fall sessions on Trotskyism open in N.Y.

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — two kinds of justice in the Army, by Albert Parker

Murray, Green and Hillman on the surrender of Italy, by Philip Blake

Obstacles in the way of the Italian revolution, by M. Morrison

Circuit court upholds MInnesota convictions (continued from page 1)

Anti-USSR moves made at Quebec, says F. Davis (continued from page 1)

The Smith "Omnibus Gag" Act is aimed at organized labor

Pioneer Paragraphs: A hypocritical alibi for military Jim Crow, by Albert Parker

Unions, liberals urge Kelly Postal pardon (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Free Kelly Postal

Fulbright resolution

Pegging a liar

Workers' Forum — how Stalinists dominate the UE — more about Army Jim Crow

Servicemen's families get pittance to live on

Workers' Bookshelf

Congressman implicated in war-contracts racket

International Notes

Senate bill obstructs exposure of war frauds


Volume VII No. 40 Saturday, October 2, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>
Managing Editor: George Breitman

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

CRDC opens fund drive for high court appeal

Reuther-Addes groups fight for control of auto union, by E.R. Frank

Convention leaves major shipyard problems unsolved, by Miriam Carter

CIO union debates no-strike pledge — Akron delegates demand that rubber union break with WLB

Labor and liberal comment on the Minneapolis trial

Ohio Steel local members fight for union democracy

Food and troops are Allied weapons for combating revolution in Europe, by Philip Blake

Warren K. Billing urges Postal pardon

Salute to revolutionary fighters of Italy, an Editorial

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Union debates no-strike pledge (continued from page 1)

Shipyard convention leaves workers' problems unsolved (continued from page 1)

Steel workers in Ohio defend union democracy (continued from page 1)

Postal hearing to be held on October 11

SWP in New York exceeds quota in sales campaign

"Militant" Army

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the Communist Party line today, by Albert Parker

Reuther-Addes groups fight for control of auto union (continued from page 1)

Ownership of factories and nature of Soviet Union, by M. Morrison

Stalinists soundly beaten in Chicago UAW elections

Pioneer Paragraphs: Marxists work to gain a majority for socialism, by James P. Cannon

Food and troops are Allied weapons for combating revolution in Europe (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Defend free speech

Congress and soldiers' families

Puerto Rico

Workers' Forum — need to deal with student problems

Secret reports disclose no shortage of profits

Canada's fast-growing Labor Party movement, by Larissa Reed

American labor and Europe's refugees

International Notes

Who pays for those big, expensive ads?


Volume VII No. 41 Saturday, October 9, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>
Managing Editor: George Breitman

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

UAW convention weighs basic labor problem — local unions present resolutions to scrap no-strike pledge, withdraw from War labor Board and help build a Labor Party, by Art Preis

Greeting the advancing Red Army (picture)

Allies alarmed by Soviet victories — Axis satellites voice plea to Anglo-American war camp — coming three-power conference in Moscow meets in atmosphere of growing discord, by Felix Morrow

Circuit court stays mandate on Minneapolis trial decision

U.S.-British conclude "Darlan Deal" in Italy, by Anthony Massini

Support for Postal mounts as hearing on pardon nears

New York school of social science reopens with forum on Mpls. case

Treasury Department wants bigger chunk of pay check

A new pamphlet on "the end of the Comintern"

(Page 2)

Lessons of Labor Party fight in New Jersey, by Philip Blake

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Allied leaders alarmed by Red Army victories (continued from page 1)

U.S.-British conclude Italian "Darlan Deal" (continued from page 1)

"Militant" Army

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the Urban League conference, by Albert Parker

UAW convention considers basic problems of unions (continued from page 1)

Communist Party sharpening criticism of Allied policy, by Felix Morrow

Pioneers Paragraphs: C.I. dissolution was a concession to capitalism

Support for Kelly Postal increases (continued from page 1)

First day of the auto workers' convention, by Art Preis

Minnesota AFL heads cook up new scheme to avoid fighting bosses, by Barbara Bruce

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

New converts to the Second Front

Youth in the post-war period

Railway wages

Workers' Forum — solider favors fighting bosses — "White Supremacy" gets a setback

Capitalist reports his plant safe under Nazis

Workers' Bookshelf

A tidy post-war bonus for big businessmen

International Notes

Almost filibuster time again in Washington


Volume VII No. 42 Saturday, October 16, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Soviet advances cast shadow on Moscow parley — despite mutual fear of revolution, Allies and Stalin can't agree on European setup, by Felix Morrow

Biggest union at work in convention (picture)

Auto workers fight "sacrifice" policies but support Roosevelt — convention defeats incentive pay plan; officers win renewal no-strike pledge — delegates disgusted with unprincipled struggle of Addes and Reuther factions, reject bid of both for sole union control, by Art Preis

Prepare Supreme Court appeal

Italian generals turned workers over to Nazis — workers demanded arms, Badoglio's general made promises, but betrayed them

Board hears Postal plea for pardon

UAW-CIO committee backs Postal plea

Open letter to the members of the Young Communist League, by the editors of the Militant

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Auto workers convention report (continued from page 1)

Ship workers needs sharply posed by treachery of union bureaucrats

Board hears Postal plea for pardon (continued from page 1)

Timely subjects in October F.I.

"Militant"Army

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — why Roosevelt keeps mum, by Albert Parker

Auto workers convention fights "sacrifice" program (continued from page 1)

Milk drivers get lesson on effects of monopoly, by M. Morrison

Pioneer Paragraphs: We defend the Soviet Union and the Russian Revolution, by James P. Cannon

Soviet advances cast shadow on Moscow parley (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Who defends Italy?

Spellman's letters

Post-war jobs

Sidelights of auto workers convention, by Harry Frankel

Corporate profits go up; railroad wages stay down

Workers' Bookshelf

Congress plan heavy new tax load on low incomes

False promises will not liberate Philippines


Volume VII No. 43 Saturday, October 23, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

AFL convention paves way for miners return — ultra-conservative policy revealed by slavish adherence to Roosevelt and sidetracking of fight on Jim Crow practices

A page from Badoglio's book (picture)

Postal to appear before Minnesota pardons board — letter, resolution demand his freedom

Roosevelt "freezes" Badoglio rule — Allies intend to dominate Europe through quislings — Stalin joins with Roosevelt-Churchill in support of counter-revolutionary regime, by John Adamson

Kearny ship workers strike to protest stalling of WLB, by Miriam Carter

16,000 strike at Cramp shipyard

CRDC renews fund drive on anniversary of trial of 18

Cannon, Goldman, Dunne to speak at SWP fifteenth anniversary banquet

Spellman defends Franco dictatorship, by Felix Morrow

(Page 2)

The American Legion — tool of Big Business

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Republic Steel foremen strike

Frankel discusses UAW convention at forum

AFL convention paves way for miners reinstatement (continued from page 1)

A letter from Natalia Trotsky

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle, by Albert Parker

San Francisco union skates block road to Labor Party, by C. Thomas

Proposed plans for peace that will bring no peace, by M. Morrison

Spellman defends rule of Franco dictatorship

U.S.-Britain back regime of Badoglio (continued from page 1)

Trotsky said: European labor must build its socialist federation

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The sales tax

UAW convention

Workers' Forum — shipyard workers and "The Militant" — Stalin and Badoglio

Freedom and the press in Argentina and the U.S.A.

Workers' Bookshelf

How monopolists conspire to rob and cheat people

International Notes

Company keeps profits on sale of defective parts


Volume VII No. 44 Saturday, October 30, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Pardon to Kelly Postal denied by state board

Big Business wants federal sales tax now

Roosevelt's hatchetmen (picture)

WLB throws out Illinois mine pact — nation-wide strike vote is started by all rail unions — miners and railway workers are revolting against Roosevelt's wage-freezing policy

Red Army gains victories in biggest battles of the war, by John G. Wright

Allies give sanction to Badoglio's curbs on democratic rights, by Anthony Massini

Civil rights defense committee asks aid in Supreme Court appeal

Badoglio sighs for good old days

Byrnes thinks low wages are good enough

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

WLB rejects Illinois mine pact (continued from page 1)

"Militant" Army

Impact of war on the USSR discussed at N.Y. forum

The Kremlin's revival of feudal and czarist military traditions, by A. Roland

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — responsibility to men in armed forces, by Albert Parker

Twenty-six years after the Great October Revolution, by Edith Kane

Stalin and the Orthodox Church in Soviet Russia, by M. Morrison

Pioneer Paragraphs: British imperialists won't let India have her freedom

Allies O.K. Badoglio's dictatorial decrees (continued from page 1)

Red Army wins victories in great battles (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Free Kelly Postal

Dissolution of YCL

Fascist attacks in Boston area

Workers' Forum — wants more items of war profits — deals with Tojo and Goering too?

The lies of the moribund yellow international

War-bred famine dooms millions to starvation, by Larissa Reed

International Notes

OPA report on canners' profits is suppressed

Results of bond sales in third war loan drive


Volume VII No. 45 Saturday, November 6, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

5th wartime plenum of SWP meets in New York — fifteenth anniversary of the founding of American Trotskyism celebrated at banquet in New York as party records new gains

Red Army sweeps back Nazis (picture)

New mine contract referred to WLB — Ickes signs pact providing wage rise of $1.50 per day — action follows walkout of 530,000 miners in defiance of WLB order to stay on job, by Art Preis

Telegrams to Natalia Trotsky from the plenum and banquet

CRDC locals schedule activities to get funds for Supreme Court appeal

Stalin strikes another bargain with his allies, by Ralph Johnson

Badoglio calls for abdication of king

Michigan CIO supports fight to free Postal

(Page 2)

Stalin ties army officers to the Soviet bureaucracy, by M. Morrison

New coal mine agreement is once again referred to WLB (continued from page 1)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

"Militant" Army

5th wartime plenum of SWP meets in New York (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Russian Revolution and its conquests, by Leon Trotsky

Stalin strikes new bargain with allies (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

War millionaires

Shameless liars

Passports in Georgia

Agents of Wall Street in federal government, by William F. Warde

The fight against race discrimination in Army, by David Ransom

Badoglio raises demand for abdication of Italian king (continued from page 1)


Volume VII No. 46 Saturday, November 13, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Red Army smashes Nazi resistance in Ukraine — Kiev falls; German retreat on southern front verges on rout; Soviet columns plunge toward Rumanian and Polish frontiers, by John G. Wright

An anti-fascist fighter (picture)

Flint UAW defies no-strike pledge in NLRB balloting — Buick workers strike against the speedup, by Jeff Thorne

Miners break Little Steel formula — win union agreement after staging fourth coal strike — Roosevelt decides to throw sop to unions in attempt to allay growing labor crisis, by John Adamson

Labor-endorsed candidate runs reactionary campaign

Mine victory leads to CIO demand for wage increases

Only the Italian Trotskyists fight for socialism

Election trends of 1943 demonstrate need of Labor Party

(Page 2)

Wartime strike struggles in Great Britain, by William F. Warde

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Coal miners break Little Steel formula (continued from page 1)

"Militant" Army

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the FEPC — is it worth saving? by David Ransom

A tribute to Albert Parker

The imperishable lessons of October and Europe's impending socialist revolution, by Albert Goldman

CIO to demand wage increases (continued from page 1)

Trotsky said: The key slogan for Europe in our revolutionary era

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Subsidies and profits

Moscow pact

Red Army smashes Nazi resistance in Ukraine (continued from page 1)

Why the stock market is so jittery these days

Labor-endorsed candidate runs reactionary campaign (continued from page 1)

U.S. Treasury latest figures on war profits

Balfour, Churchill and "the Jewish Homeland"

International Notes


Volume VII No. 47 Saturday, November 20, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

WLB says Little Steel formula will continue — Roosevelt's agents lay down anti-labor barrage to scare off AFL-CIO officials from conducting fight for wage increases

Post Office still interferes with "Militant" mailing — subscribers advised to protest to Walker

Sweeping Soviet advances worry "democratic" allies — London and Washington seek new agreement with Stalin — Red Army breaks through on Central Front; Nazi lines begin to crumble in the south, by John G. Wright

Letter reveals the growth of Trotskyist movement in Egypt

Nazis face rising tide of resistance, by Miriam Carter

Wall Street profiteers fill coffers with war billions

Alton Levy released after three month imprisonment

Lebanese people revolt against "Free French"

The candid Mr. Churchill

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Party celebrates 26th anniversary of October

Ode to WLB

WLB still adheres to Little Steel formula (continued from page 1)

Sunday forum features analysis of elections

"Militant" Army

Felix Morrow now out of danger after operation

Ohio branches hear SWP plenum report

Brewster UAW local upholds DeLorenzo

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Jim-Crow politicians in Detroit, by David Ransom

Sweeping Soviet advances worry "democratic" allies (continued from page 1)

Workers' attitude toward government plant seizures, by M. Morrison

Lebanese people revolt against "Free French" colonial despots (continued from page 1)

Nazis face rising tide of resistance (continued from page 1)

Roosevelt ignored Negro protests in Warren selection

Pioneer Paragraphs: Fundamental peculiarities of our revolutionary era

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The poll tax

War criminals

Workers' Forum

Millions of expatriates — Europe's new war problem, by Edith Kane

International Notes

Vinson warns masses must assume heavier tax load

Workers' Bookshelf

Bosses drop safety rules in mad drive for profits, by Grace Carlson


Volume VII No. 48 Saturday, November 27, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Smear attack against UAW unions is opened by Chicago "Tribune"

"My friends . . . " (cartoon)

Supreme Court throws out petition for review of Smith "gag" Act case — 18 Socialist Workers Party and 544-CIO members must go to federal penitentiary — highest court joins Roosevelt-Biddle in campaign to abrogate freedom of speech and deprive workers of all civil liberties

Further news about Italian Trotskyists

The honor roll

Landlords in Brooklyn incite vicious anti-Negro campaign

British rearrest Ceylon Trotskyists

Economic aspects and political implications of the UNRRA, by S. Marcy

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Supreme Court rejects petition (continued from page 1)

Statement of Albert Goldman, attorney for the defendants

Boston celebrates 26th anniversary of Soviet October

Brooklyn landlords incite vile anti-Negro campaign (continued from page 1)

"Militant" Army

Smear attack on UAW unions opened by Chicago "Tribune"

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — the "four freedoms" abroad, by David Ransom

The Allied "Democrats" and the "Free French" committee, by A. Roland

The proposed alliance for prevention of future wars, by M. Morrison

Letter of thanks to Albert Parker

Economic and political implications of UNRRA (continued from page 1)

Trotsky Said: Advanced American workers will turn toward Marxism

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Stalin and Allied program for Europe

Subsidies

Ex-King Carol

Workers' Forum — anti-Semitism in Boston

A story of grim tragedy in world's richest land

Living conditions in Sicily under the Allied occupation, by M. Brown

Famine, disease and death ravage European children

International Notes

Workers rise in anger against Mosley release


Volume VII No. 49 Saturday, December 4, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Socialist Workers Party launches fund campaign — sets goal of $15,000 to be raised by Feb. 15 to expand party publications program and carry forward the organization work, by Rose Karsner

Labor defense bodies lash decision of Supreme Court — Minneapolis convictions are first under Smith "gag" Act — James T. Farrell, noted author, calls for action against the attack on free speech

Scoreboard

Most militant demonstration since 1926 (picture)

Millions of Indians starving under British wartime rule, by Miriam Carter

Roosevelt backs subsidies in order to save wage-freezing, by S. Marcy

Trotskyists in Naples

Message from SWP members in Boston

Wall Street Bourbons, an Editorial

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

Defense bodies lash high court (continued from page 1)

Message from Flint members of Socialist Workers Party

Millions of Indians starving under British wartime rule (continued from page 1)

"Militant" Army

Roosevelt pushes subsidies to save wage-freeze policy (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

Labor's socialist perspectives and tasks of the revolutionary struggle in Europe, by E.R. Frank

Factors impelling Stalin and Allies to agreement, by M. Morrison

(Page 4) [one-third of the page is white space — I think it is a program glitch]

Join us in fighting for:

ALP faction fight

Workers' Forum — Stalinists in Local 65

Negroes in Brooklyn are victims of reactionaries, by David Ransom

France's record of colonial exploitation in Middle East, by Mark Braden


Volume VII No. 50 Saturday, December 11, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Allies plan to maintain colonial power in Asia — Roosevelt-Churchill declaration on Asia at Cairo conference discloses predatory plans of Anglo-American capitalist bloc

Soldiers disenfranchised, an Editorial

Court deals blow at labor's rights — defense plans mass meeting in support of 18 prisoners — labor, liberal spokesmen condemn court decision as grave threat to free speech

UNRRA conference reveals dominance of Wall Street, by S. Marcy

Want Freedom

Douglas Aircraft poll won by Chicago UAW-CIO

New "Fourth International" features party plenum resolution on Europe

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

San Diego SWP meets fund quota, by Rose Karsner, Director

German Social-Democrats give servile support to Anglo-American capitalism, by A. Roland

Los Angeles local of SWP will hold New Years ball

"Militant" Army

Scoreboard

Chicago unionists support the CRDC campaign to win pardon for Postal

Chicago UAW wins election (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle — Negroes and the Smith "gag" Act, by David Ransom

Medical authorities report increase of "shell shock," by Grace Carlson

The Minneapolis case and 15 years of Trotskyism, by M. Stein

Pioneer Paragraphs: Why Big Business commits wartime production frauds, by George Breitman

Dominance of U.S. Big Business revealed at UNRRA conference (continued from page 1)

Allies to maintain Far East colonies (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Minneapolis case

Attack on Militant

Lynn case first legal test of Army Jim Crow

Mine operators sabotage union wage negotiations

U.S. Supreme Court deals blow at rights of labor (continued from page 1)

Message from San Diego SWP to 18 Smith "gag" Act victims

Tories draft labor but release fascist leaders

International Notes, by Edith Kane

1943 — record year for profits of Big Business


Volume VII No. 51 Saturday, December 18, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Stalin conspires with his Allies at Teheran — gist of Iran parley is plot to subju gate [sic] peoples of Europe; fear of revolution is the bridge for Stalin's deal with Allies, by John G. Wright

The fight for democracy begins at home (cartoon)

Launch campaign for pardon of 18 — CRDC summons labor, liberals for fight to free the victims of Smith "gag" law — petition lists, model resolutions prepared for distribution; defense body appeals for funds to aid prisoners and families

A history of price rises under OPA, by Miriam Carter

Message from New Haven SWP to 18 Smith "gag" Act victims

Mazey arrested on frameup charge in anti-union drive

Michigan unionists demand Labor Party

American troops want furloughs

SWP arranges farewell banquet for eighteen

(Page 2)

An eyewitness account of famine in India, by Bill Morgan

Trade Union Notes, by Marvel Scholl

New Haven SWP fills fund quota, by Rose Karsner, Director

Scoreboard

Lockheed-Vega plants demand strike ballot, by Harry Thompson

"Militant" Army

Mazey arrested on frameup charge in anti-union drive (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

The Negro Struggle, by David Ransom

Smuts sees new imperial bloc as Empire's salvation, by A. Roland

The death of Yaroslavsky — slanderer and falsifier, by John G. Wright

History of price rises under Roosevelt's OPA (continued from page 1)

Pioneer Paragraphs: Prospects for the Negroes under decaying capitalism

Michigan workers call a conference for a labor party (continued from page 1)

Stalin plots with Allies at Teheran (continued from page 1)

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

The Bill of Rights

Labor Party fight

Campaign launched for unconditional pardon

Liberal comment Minneapolis trial

Behind the administration anti-inflation campaign, by S. Marcy

Workers' Bookshelf

International Notes


Volume VII No. 52 Saturday, December 25, 1943, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs>

    George Breitman

(Page 1)

Roosevelt tries to halt threatened rail strike — 1,450,000 railroad workers fed up with gov't run-around vote overwhelmingly for walkout; unions set Dec. 30 deadline, by Art Preis

New York meeting demands president pardon eighteen — high court's refusal to review conviction condemned by labor and liberal spokesmen — charge upholding of "Gag Act" endangers labor movement, violates right of free speech, invalidates the Bill of Rights

Conference for labor party held by Michigan unionists

Our blood, his guts

Steel workers need rising wage scale, by M. Mills

Resolution demanding president pardon 18 Minneapolis prisoners

Latest developments in the case of assassin "Jacson"

Tito's new govt. in Yugoslavia, by John G. Wright

(Page 2)

Trade Union Notes, by Joseph Keller

The threat of deadly influenza, by Grace Carlson

San Francisco tops quota in campaign

Roosevelt intervenes against rail strike (continued from page 1)

Scoreboard

"Militant" Army

Labor party conference held by Detroit unions (continued from page 1)

(Page 3)

Albert Goldman flays Supreme Court for its part in railroading 18 to penitentiary

The Negro Struggle — railroads and the FEPC, by David Ransom

Labor and Negro leaders pledge their support to eighteen

A message from James T. Farrell

Big Business profiteers in World War II

(Page 4)

Join us in fighting for:

Rail wage crisis

Secret diplomacy

The Hirohito deal

N.Y. meeting demands pardon for eighteen (continued from page 1)

Workers frozen to jobs — until bosses fire them

Supreme Court denies petition

Detroit CRDC pledges support to 18 defendants

International Notes

White collar workers get crocodile tears in Senate

Steel workers are in need of a rising scale of wages now (continued from page 1)

Employers can pay higher wages from huge profits

 


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