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(1949)

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Volume XIII No. 1 Monday, January 3, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

SWP plenum opens offensive on anti-Marxists — national body outlines program to defend union democracy, labor independence

NMU chiefs copy CP methods in purge of Stalinists, by Ralph Bell

Dubinsky deals stab-in-back to labor in Taft-Hartley fight — ILGWU bureaucrats peddle own anti-strike “substitutes,” by Art Preis

[Cartoon — no title]

Who will do planning under U.S. Socialism? by Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist legislator in Ceylon joins Trotskyist movement

James Kutcher invited to address Conn. CIO

The state of the union and our legislative program, by the Editors

” 2)

Post-election trends and perspectives in U.S., by M. Stein

SWP pioneers honored at anniversary affair

Mine tragedy (photo)

SWP opens offensive against anti-Marxists (continued from Page 1)

Who will plan under US socialism

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

The UN and Indonesia

“Morality” in Indonesia war — where Philip Murray stands in struggle against Dutch imperialism, by Joseph Hansen

Dutch invaders overrun Indonesia (map)

Forrestal asks for more power

Workers Forum

Dubinsky stabs workers in back with “substitute” anti-labor bill (continued from Page 1)

The Stalinists and the Smith Act

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

“Children not wanted,” by Art Preis

Weinstock letters show CP sabotages fight on Smith Act, by George Breitman

No justice here (photo)

Not so few, but so many, by Paul Abbott

NMU purge copies CP (continued from Page1)

These eyes that haunt . . .

Jim Crow puts liberals on spot, by J. Meyer

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 2 Monday, January 10, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

VA Gen. Gray OK’s firing of legless veteran — new loyalty board memo ends pretense of fair hearing on individual cases

State of the Union, 1949 (cartoon)

Truman “Fair Deal” proposals sugar-coat military program — calls for universal military training, curb on strikes and power to freeze wages, by Art Preis

SWP pickets at Dutch consulate, backs [sic] Indonesia

Further degeneration of the Socialist Party, by Farrell Dobbs

Anti-labor press hails Dubinsky’s T-H “substitute”

23,777 Toronto votes cast for Ross Dowson, by Barry Brent

Supreme Court again shows its class bias

(Page 2)

Capitalist propaganda runs into “sales resistance,” by M. Stein

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Truman sugar-coats militarism program (continued from Page 1)

Designed for strikebreaking (photo)

23,777 Toronto votes cast for Ross Dowson (continued from Page 1)

Degeneration of Socialist Party (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Tenant group dance in Harlem Jan. 14

(Page 3)

Truman’s military budget

New book on Sacco-Vanzetti — full story of 1927 murder of two working class fighters, by Paul Schapiro

Don’t wait until the “bust”

SP record vs. ours on Indonesia, by Joseph Hansen

New developments in Kutcher case

Correction

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

“Christian will to peace,” by Art Preis

Italian veterans protest (photo)

Members alarmed by political purge in maritime union, by W. F. Herndon

Nailing Marx to the cross, by Paul Abbott

Judge frees cop-killer of Negro youth in Detroit

Fascists push segregation law

ACEWR reports on recent bazaars

Portrait of new Congress, by Joseph Keller

Notes from the news

Home markets are key to 1949 trends, by John G. Wright


Volume XIII No. 3 Monday, January 17, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

How revolutionary socialist would speak in Congress, by Farrell Dobbs

CIO tax program in sharp contrast to president’s — would shift burden from poor to rich

The old sword trick (cartoon)

Truman budget sacrifices human needs to war costs — A-bomb gets 7 times more than new housing program, by Art Preis

Where your tax dollar is going

Help for James Kutcher growing on West Coast

Prominent educators join Cleveland group

Acheson to continue Marshall war policy

The fight over the Taft Act, an Editorial

(Page 2)

Your stake in the case of the legless veteran, by George Breitman

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Leaders in Kutcher fight (photo)

The White House’s Steel Plan — is it “socialistic”?

How a revolutionary socialist would speak in 81st Congress (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Slum clearance or slum creation?

A discussion of post-election trends — readers question accuracy of estimate printed here

An answer tracing main political developments in labor movement, by E.R. Frank

Trial of 12 Stalinists

The Vatican and Indonesia

Chinese Trotskyists hold celebration of 1917 revolution

Truman and lynch-murder

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Whither U.S. capitalism? by Art Preis

Profits, prices & wages (cartoon)

Politicians try to push civil rights issue into background, by J. Meyer

Humphrey and labor, by Grace Carlson

Buffalo UE votes down frame-up trial move

A lesson in democracy, by John G. Wright

New Haven SWP opens new office

Wallace throws another boomerang, by George Clarke

Oakland FEPC law defeated by City Council, by Joseph Bryant


Volume XIII No. 4 Monday, January 24, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Lenin’s record speaks against his slanderers, by John G. Wright

The “Fair Deal” pie (cartoon)

NMU meeting gives setback to purge methods — undemocratic acts rouse apprehension, by W. F. Herndon

Trail of C.P. threatens all labor’s rights — atmosphere of police terror marks thought-control case, by Farrell Dobbs

Full support for Kutcher at Conn. CIO convention

Pensions and welfare top list of auto union demands

UAW locals give moral, financial help to legless veteran’s fight

SWP case — precedent for Stalinist trial

Death knell sounds for Chiang dictatorship, by Joseph Hansen

(Page 2)

What American labor can learn from Lenin, by Joseph Hansen

Leaders of Russian Revolution (photo)

Lenin’s record speaks against his slanderers (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Truman’s war on civil rights

The SWP case — precedent for Stalinist trial (continued from Page 1)

Storm Shanghai banks (photo)

New York NMU membership puts check on political purge moves (continued from Page 1)

New Stalinist right turn!

“Life” magazine is bitter

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

30-hour week and morals, by Art Preis

Little discussion of problems at Conn. CIO parley

By-passed (photo)

Unemployment for 4 million predicted for next spring

No one need go hungry, by Paul Abbott

Trial of C.P. threatens the rights of all labor (continued from Page 1)

Notes from the news

Connecticut CIO backs veteran (continued from Page 1)

Detroit SWP to celebrate National Negro History Week

Committee to help Kutcher formed in So. California


Volume XIII No. 5 Monday, January 31, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

The president’s inaugural speech, by Farrell Dobbs

Trotskyists run for office in two California cities — campaigns open in Los Angeles, Oakland

New York grand jury system (cartoon)

Truman urges pact binding America to new world war — puts pressure on Congress to arm North Atlantic bloc, by Joseph Hansen

SWP rally in N.Y. to protest trial of Stalinist leaders

Imperialists in Shanghai fear workers’ uprising

“Militant” office gutted by fire

3 more CIO councils back legless veteran

CP trial shows juries packed by the right, by Farrell Dobbs

(Page 2)

Does “World Fair Deal” differ from “old” imperialism, [sic] by John G. Wright

Protest Dutch invasion (photo)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Imperialists in China fear uprising as Chiang flees (continued from Page 1)

President’s inauguration speech

Author urges help for James Kutcher

New leads in Tresca case

Truman asks pact for new war (continued from Page 1)

Dobbs to speak in Buffalo Feb. 12

The Military Army

(Page 3)

UAW conference and Labor Party

“Why don’t you all get together?” and other letters from readers on problems facing labor movement — can’t see why the minority groups fail to unite against foe

Where the taxes come from — and go (graphic)

Taking over Nazi methods

Unemployment rises in America

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Medical medicine men, by Mary Wood

Weinstock admits treachery of CP in fight on Smith Act, by George Breitman

Workers, in your hand lies Indonesia’s fate (cartoon)

Dutch Trotskyists back Indonesian freedom struggle

Negroes and the CIO, by Joseph Andrews

“New Republic” on Kutcher, by George Breitman

Stimulating program marks Bay Area celebration of Negro History Week, by Dickson Woods

Detroit youth group hits SLID moves

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 6 Monday, February 7, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Wall Street sets up clamor to speed CP trial, by Farrell Dobbs

Cost of living (cartoon)

Weinstock backs out on offer to debate Trotskyist — will not defend CP role in SWP trial

Truman’s bill no bar to use of injunctions — bloc in Congress prepares other anti-labor provisions, by George Breitman

Monopolists try to hide need for wage raises, by John G. Wright

Rhode Island CIO pledges to help Kutcher committee

Taft Act supporters in position to “put teeth” in new bill

New Stalin plea: “I want a deal,” by Joseph Hansen

“Carry on as usual,” say Chinese Stalinists

(Page 2)

World Trade Union body — a pawn in the Cold War, by N. Henri

Professors ousted in witch-hunt (photos)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

New bid made by Stalin (continued from Page 1)

Mourn untimely death of Belgian Trotskyist

Concert for Kutcher

The economic causes of U.S. war drive, by John Saunders

The Militant Army

Union locals aid Kutcher defense

(Page 3)

Memo of the AFL on civil rights

Negro history week and the workers, by J. Meyer

Scottsboro case, Northern style (photo)

Peace — a lull in war

A new book on the life of Frederick Douglass, by George Lavan

A Stalinist replies to the “Star”

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The saga of the 10c. fare, by Robert Chester

“Where tax dollar comes from . . . “ (graphic)

Democrats and Republicans combine to save filibuster, by Albert Parker

Letter to a student, by Grace Carlson

Big Business clamors for speed in CP trial (continued from Page 1)

“Democrat” and Smith Act, by Sam Taylor

Truman’s bill no bar to use of injunctions (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 7 Monday, February 14, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

James Kutcher in hospital for new operation, by George Breitman

Reconstruction of “Militant” office proceeding slowly — readers’ donations still urgently needed

Repeal of T-H injunctions (cartoon)

“Inherent powers” doctrine menaces democratic rights — Truman claims presidential authority to rule by decree, by Art Preis

Judge bars “confidential” jury-packing evidence, by Farrell Dobbs

Survival of Kuomintang made possible by CP, by Li Fu-jen

A lesson that labor can profit from, by the Editors

Trial of the Stalinist leaders, by James P. Cannon

(Page 2)

The trial of the Stalinist leaders (continued from Page 1)

Mop brigade parades for wage hike (photo)

Labor Union Trends — Stalinism and the opposition in the UAW, by Bert Cochran

Judge bars “confidential” records (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Detroit celebrates Negro History Week

(Page 3)

On the road to totalitarianism

The two sides of Abraham Lincoln, by G. F. Eckstein

Eleven years after death of Leon Sedov

The witch-hunt invades education

CP permits Kuomintang survival (continued from Page 1)

Criminal silence of union leaders

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The Mindszenty case, by Art Preis

Joy loader brings gloom to miners (photo)

Kutcher committee launches nation-wide petition drive

Newark CIO council cooperates in fight

Repeating our warning, by Albert Parker

4 million decline in jobs since July

Seattle SWP supports protest moves against college witch-hunts, by John Black

Frank Barnes is still penalized, by J. L. Hawkins

Plant police on strike at Westinghouse unit

Gilding the warmonger

Heated contest marks NAACP election in L. A., by J. Blake

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 8 Monday, February 21, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

UAW officials’ collusion with employers revealed

Anna L. Strong arrested as “spy” in Soviet Union

“Watch the birdie!” (cartoon)

Greek govt. kills Jehovah Witness — American press, politicians and clergy silent on murder

Answer to Ben Davis’ slander against SWP, by Farrell Dobbs

Noted legal experts join Kutcher defense

Phila. transit workers show power in strike, by J. Minuit

Protest on purge by Willard Motley

Report Dutch troop revolt in Indonesia

(Page 2)

Social Democrats endorse witch-hunt in colleges

Zipper plant zipped shut (photo)

UAW officials’ collusion with bosses revealed (continued from Page1)

World Events, by Joseph Hansen

Answer to Ben Davis’ slanders (continued from Page 1)

Phila. transit workers show power in strike (continued from Page 1)

Methodist minister on Mindszenty case

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Why they can’t answer Taft

Issues in Washington’s time and ours — the struggle to win colonial independence, by Joseph Hansen

Issues in Washington’s time and ours — resistance to the use of arbitrary powers, by Ruth Johnson

Take away their war-making powers!

Kutcher case is attracting wide attention in schools

Workers Forum

Silver lining for loan sharks

West Coast unions help legless veteran

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

A late Christmas story, by Theodore Kovalesky

States plot own anti-Red laws as witch-hunts grow

Veterans picket landlord (photo)

Weinstock uses lie-and-run technique to dodge debate, by George Clarke

Spies, spies, everywhere! by Henry Walsh

Lonshoremen [sic] blast Bridges lay-off plan, by E. Harris

National heart week, by Grace Carlson

Oakland City Council knocks FEPC ordinance off ballot, by William Gorman

29th anniversary observed by league for mutual aid

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 9 February 28, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

George Novack starts on tour for Jim Kutcher

“Nothing to worry about . . .” (cartoon)

Our program to meet menace of unemployment, an Editorial

Ban all restrictions on right on strike, SWP tells Senate — prohibit labor injunctions, Dobbs demands of Congress

Union leaders violate promises in T-H fight

Kutcher challenges Clark at Jefferson Day celebration

Queens College case and Catholic hierarchy

CP trial recessed

UAW opposition paper answers Reuther

(Page 2)

The defense of labor’s living standards, by Art Preis

Landlords lobby (photo)

Markos on the scrapheap — a Greek sequel to the Yugoslav affair, by Spero

Queens College case and Catholic hierarchy (continued from Page 1)

Mounting union aid for Kutcher

Logical choice

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

The North Atlantic pact conspiracy

Life in MacArthur’s Japan today, by Paul Schapiro

Letters from our readers

The wailing liberals

NAACP condemns Democratic Party delays on closure

A blow to sound unionism

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Potential fellow-draftees! by John F. Petrone

Striking drivers walk (photo)

Lay-offs are chief topic of discussion in plants today, by Milton Alvin

Teachers with “conviction,” by Ruth Johnson

Phila. settlement unpopular with transit strikers

Good start for Weiss campaign in Los Angeles, by Lois Saunders

A lesson in democracy, by Fred Hart

Filomena Goelman leads fight for FEPC in Oakland

Real issues evaded at UAW economic parley

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 10 Monday, March 7, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

CP launches public attack on James Kutcher, by George Breitman

Witch-hunt bill aimed at N.Y. school teachers

(Cartoon — no title)

Truman administration bears responsibility for filibuster — White House seeking a deal with party’s Southern wing, by Farrell Dobbs

Honored — and suppressed

Cardinal leads scabs against cemetery strike, by Art Preis

Smith Act prosecution of CP starts March 7, by Farrell Dobbs

Toledo jobless increase as authorities twiddle thumbs, by Milton Alvin

CIO policy weakens wage drive

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — the struggle for control of the UE, by Bert Cochran

Stalinists attack James Kutcher (continued from Page 1)

World Events

George Novack starts tour for Kutcher in Pittsburgh

“Fourth International” scores with another excellent issue, by Joseph Hansen

Unions outlawed in Venezuela

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Unemployment and unions’ duty

Anna L. Strong boosts CP line in China, by Li Fu-jen

Jews and Arabs exchange PW’s (photo)

Liberals and the Atlantic pact

Truman responsibility for Senate filibuster (continued from Page 1)

Cardinal leads strikebreakers (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The mind of Mr. Clark, by James Kutcher

First returns on local elections of CIO auto workers

Myra Weiss bids Wallaceites to support program of SWP, by Lois Saunders

Humphrey and housing, by Grace Carlson

Smith Act prosecution of CP starts March 7 (continued from Page 1)

Youngstown SWP demand action on local FEPC bill

My interview with LEPL, by Philomena Goelman

4 campaign rallies every week in L.A.

The case of Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, by Joseph Keller

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 11 Monday, March 14, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Cardinal Spellman — strikebreaker, an Editorial

“I am proud to be a strikebreaker!” (cartoon)

CIO lawyer seeks right to attend veteran’s hearing — loyalty board sets Mar. 30 for review

World-famous scientists aid James Kutcher — call for defense of legless veteran in civil rights case

Cannon pamphlet on Minneapolis trial reissued

Fear of Depression is voiced at trial of 11, by Farrell Dobbs

Minimum wage bill undergoes surgery

Novack’s tour schedule

Carey McWilliams answers Stalinist slander on SWP

Is the 30-hour week program a “dream?” by Art Preis

Next week:

(Page 2)

George Novack’s tour gets off to notable start in Pittsburgh

Shanghai strike indicates growing unrest in China, by Li Fu-jen

Additional groups support Kutcher

Successful work on petitions in N.Y.

CP oppositionists reported active in Hungary, Germany

Labor Union Trends — History and program of UE opposition, by Bert Cochran

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

The Foster-Dennis statement

An analysis of union leaders’ role, by Paul Schapiro

One Democrat to another (photo)

Cabinet-post shuffles by Truman and Stalin

Truman and the filibuster

Philadelphia cops raid inter-racial meeting

Letters from our readers

Correction

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

A matter of opinion, by James Kutcher

Police boss sets ominous pattern for Detroit Press, by Howard Mason

How jury is being selected in trial of Stalinist leaders, by Farrell Dobbs

Two million lost childhoods, by Ruth Johnson

Place on ballot won by Oakland candidate

Sidney Hook — then and now, by George Breitman

Main L. A. election issue — who should run the govt.? by Lois Saunders

Heated elections in Flint UAW, by Emmett Moore


Volume XIII No. 12 Monday, March 21, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

New police-state bills pushed by witch-hunters

Novack stricken with influenza on tour in Cleveland

(Cartoon — no title)

Truman Democrats in retreat all along line on “Fair Deal” — not a single pledge fulfilled in eleven weeks of session, by Art Preis

Stalin’s crimes bared at Paris Kravchenko trial

Jury selected in trial of 11 Stalinist leaders, by Farrell Dobbs

Buffalo “News” smears union groups and SWP

Next week:

Senate filibuster debate was a sham battle, by Albert Parker

(Page 2)

New introduction to Cannon trial pamphlet

Stalin’s crimes bared at Paris Kravchenko trial (continued from Page 1)

Buffalo “News” smears the SWP (continued from Page 1)

April FI features study on democracy

Labor Union Trends — Reuther threatens the opposition, by Bert Cochran

The Military Army

(Page 3)

The demand of the miners

Truth about Trenton frameup, by Bill Smith

Three Trenton victims (photo)

26 Post Office employees file suit against purge

Stalinists smear their defenders

Jury selected in Stalinist trial (continued from Page 1)

Trumanites retreat all along line on “Fair Deal” (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Four of the unemployed, by Theodore Kovalesky

Rubber workers in front line of wage rise fight

“Discouraged and disgusted” (photo)

Cardinal Spellman smashes strike of cemetery workers

Meat in the diet, by Grace Carlson

Growing support for Kutcher committees

Dubinsky’s radio station, by Ruth Johnson

Wright to discuss Soviet Russia today

Myra Weiss’ campaign arouses wide interest, by Lois Saunders

The housing crisis and the unused plants, by M. Alvin


Volume XIII No. 13 Monday, March 28, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

What’s to be done about civil rights? by Albert Parker

First fruit (cartoon)

Let the people vote on question of war or peace! an Editorial

Pact’s aims are war, dictatorships — pledges military aid of U.S. to crush popular uprisings, by George Breitman

SWP tells stand against T-H Act to House body

CP cites role in war as defense at trial, by Farrell Dobbs

Fascists, colonial despots in new imperialist line-up, by Art Preis

Labor and liberal leaders in Detroit urge Kutcher aid

Marshall Plan linked directly to war pact, by George Clarke

Next week:

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — Knoll vs. Reuther on political action, by Bert Cochran

Stalinists on trial plead war role (continued from Page 1)

Atlantic pact’s aims — war, dictatorships (continued from Page 1)

Fascists, colonial despots in new imperialist line-up (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Truman’s weird alibis

The unknown soldier and the legless vet, by Theodore Kovalesky

“Devotedly yours in Christ”

The liberals — help or obstacle?

SWP stand on T-H told to House (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Representative government? by Joseph Keller

Courier’s view on the filibuster

Talked civil rights to death (photo)

Hard economic reality makes Pollyanna forecasts absurd, by John G. Wright

The meanest man of the month, by Ruth Johnson

Big Weiss vote sought as mayoralty race ends, by Lois Saunders

Phila. jobless at seven-year peak, by J. Minuit

Buffalo UAW local progressives defeated by sinister conspiracy

Final L. A. rally will be held on April 3

SWP supports candidate of Mexican community in L. A.

More educators, religious leaders back Kutcher case


Volume XIII No. 14 Monday, April 4, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

N. Y. conference peddles sham “peace program,” by John G. Wright

Geo. Novack’s tour cut short by illness

But look what’s behind you! (cartoon)

SWP calls for united action in defense of civil liberties — issues plea to all who want to save democratic rights

“Anti-Red mobilization in New York fizzles, by Art Preis

Lenin’s views grossly perverted at trial of 11, by Farrell Dobbs

SWP calls for support of $7,500 Militant fund, by James P. Cannon

Chicago Stalinist hoodlums assault distributors of civil rights leaflet

An interview with Reverend Melish, by Ruth Johnson

Persecution of the conscientious objectors, by Farrell Dobbs

(Page 2)

ACLU meeting voices alarm at rising reaction, by Farrell Dobbs

Cultural conference peddles Stalinist sham “peace program” (continued from Page 1)

Minister tells “Militant” why he is under attack (continued from Page 1)

SWP denies that it picketed at “peace congress”

“Anti-Red” mass mobilization against conference fizzles (continued from Page 1)

Next week:

Lenin’s teachings grossly perverted at trial of 11 (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

“Fair Deal” — for rent sharks

Restrictive ballot bill opposed by SWP in Conn.

Laski barred from UCLA talk (photo)

AFL editor tells why he supports Kutcher despite intimidation

Workers Forum

A timely study of “loyalty” purge, by William F. Warde

New issue of a prophetic pamphlet

Persecution of conscientious objectors (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

Another impotent maneuver

(Page 4)

Walter White apologizes, by Albert Parker

Railway express lockout (photo)

100,000 in strike wave against the speedup in auto

Reporter makes news

Juries convict two in Seattle “contempt” trials, by John Black

Crisis in the Workers Party, by George Breitman

Background of the Oakland council election, by William Gorman


Volume XIII No. 15 Monday, April 11, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Kutcher appeal heard by top “loyalty” board

N. J. CIO counsel defends Kutcher at hearing in N.Y.

“Dove of peace” (cartoon)

Heaviest blitz on civil rights in U.S. history — police-state measures to destroy political liberties flood state, federal legislatures, by Albert Parker

SWP vote gains in Los Angeles election

Mob violence incited at Pittsburgh rally

How Murray’s machine crushed militant local, by G. Mason

Pitt. student at Stalinist protest rally tells how thugs beat him up

Appeal to our readers on the Militant fund, by the Editors

The ACTU whitewashes a strikebreaker, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Labor Union Notes — the “Socialist Call” stoops to slander, by Bert Cochran

They meet again (photo)

First branch returns fill 17% of Militant fund, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant Fund

Kutcher hearing by top board

ACTU whitewashes strikebreaker (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

What Churchill revealed about pact

Worcester firms chisel on wages as jobless grow, by Irene James

Vote New York taxi strike (photo)

Phila. meeting hits police assault on civil rights, by J. Minuit

Opposition holds ground elections in UAW show

Letters — or a Congress of labor?

Murray machine crushes local (continued from Page 1)

The Pittsburgh outrage

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

She confesses — a little, by John G. Wright

Boston ILG forced to give up 35-hour week

FBI stoolpigeon testifies for government in C. P. trial, by Farrell Dobbs

Norman Mailer’s speech, by George Breitman

SWP candidate addresses many workers in Oakland

Ship workers convention terminates in a deadlock

Bulletin

Notes from the news

Federal judge jails six more in California for “contempt,” by J. Blake


Volume XIII No. 16 Monday, April 18, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

NMU heads demand oath of “loyalty” by members, by R. Bell

Truman labor bill faces amendments

More CIO, AFL unions extend aid to James Kutcher

Angel of mercy (cartoon)

New war moves follow signing of Atlantic pact — Truman hurls atomic bomb threat again, by Art Preis

Kremlin steps up its campaign against Tito, by Ruth Johnson

Cleveland strike pickets held on 2-million bond, by M. Toohey

SWP radio speaker upholds socialized medical system

Report on ADA convention, by Farrell Dobbs

Next week:

ADA national board to support Kutcher

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — two million-dollar organizing campaigns, by Bert Cochran

Atlantic pact ceremonies (photo)

Fund campaign passes quarter mark of quota, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant fund

Maritime union heads demand “loyalty” oath (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Kremlin steps up its rabid campaign against Yugoslavs (continued from Page 1)

Auto workers fight speedup in Detroit

Fellow victim

(Page 3)

New attacks on democratic rights

Walter White protests article in “Militant”

Kutcher corrects story of California labor columnist

Germany and the “democratic” imperialists

Dilemma of the Socialist Party, by George Breitman

New war moves follow pacts

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Cancer control month, by Grace Carlson

CCNY students keep ranks firm in protest strike, by Arthur Kent

Strikebreaking in Cleveland (photo)

Five million jobless, report of Census Bureau indicates

The human scrap heap, by John G. Wright

Cleveland strike pickets held on 2-million bond (continued from Page 1)

Not-so-free enterprise, by Ruth Johnson

First results of the new rent law

Notes from the news

Report on the ADA Chicago convention (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 17 Monday, April 25, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

The spirit of May Day (cartoon)

Skoglund faces renewed threat of deportation

2,018 votes cast for Filomena Goelman Oakland candidate

Union chiefs shadow box with T-H, unemployment — fail to mobilize membership for united action campaign, by Art Preis

May Day manifesto of Socialist Workers Party

Police-spy atmosphere pervades trial of CP, by Farrell Dobbs

Novack describes progress in rallying Kutcher defense, by Larissa Reed

The outrage in Cleveland — a grim warning, by Bert Cochran

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — the outrage in Cleveland

Stool-pigeon atmosphere at trial of CP (continued from Page 1)

Witch-hunt bill signed (photo)

Fund lags 11% as drive goes into second half, by Reba Aubrey

Novack makes report on Kutcher defense (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Woolen textiles skid

(Page 3)

The truth comes out

May Day and the fight for 30-hour week, by Ruth Johnson

Vincent Dunne, pioneer Trotskyist, honored on his sixtieth birthday

Meeting in Paris condemns French war on Indo-China

The Paris “World Peace Congress”

May Day manifesto (continued from Page 1)

Clericalism versus social welfare

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Atlantic pact and the ADA, by John G. Wright

Broad Minnesota Committee to help James Kutcher

New York college strike (photo)

NMU port officials in N. Y. hit “Yellow-Dog” amendment, by R. Bell

Aftermath of the filibuster, by J. Meyer

Special session of Congress demanded by New York NAACP

James T. Farrell explains why he supports Kutcher

Myra Weiss gets 1,506 votes in Los Angeles, by J. Blake

Two more unionists at Westinghouse victimized as “poor security risks”

Notes from the news

Next week:

Detroit lecture on labor leader’s role


Volume XIII No. 18 Monday, May 2, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Special report from China on the civil war

Make yourself at home (cartoon)

Largest branches in NMU condemn purge amendm’ts

Attacks on democratic rights arouse increasing opposition — Chicago educators challenge witch-hunt; 105 aid Kutcher

Tito says Czech government abets despots in Greece

“Model” repressive law adopted by Maryland

Heartening signs in the fight for civil liberties, an Editorial

GI jobless benefits to end on July 25

Video station cuts off Weiss civil rights debate, by J. Blake

Baruch’s plan for permanent regimentation, by Art Preis

Next week:

(Page 2)

A special report from China (continued from Page 1)

Chinese students ask peace (photo)

Militant fund still lags 11% with 2 weeks to go, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant fund

Baruch plan for permanent regimentation in America (continued from Page 1)

Kutcher receives support from many diverse groups

Sperry UE local votes aid for vet

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

The Trumanites retreat once more

Socialized medicine — why the U.S. needs it, by Harry Braverman

“Guilt by association”

The N.Y. NAACP resolution

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The “trust-busting” fraud

Senator Paul Douglas “rising star of Illinois,” by J. Meyer

In their own backyard (photo)

65,000 Ford workers vote to strike against speedup

Senators go a-slumming, by Joseph Keller

First Oakland SWP campaign brings encouraging results

Whom to investigate? by Sam Taylor

Councilman Connolly hits Kutcher purge

Unemployment high in maritime unions

Notes from the news

Upturn forecasts prove false, by John G. Wright


Volume XIII No. 19 Monday, May 9, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Kutcher’s appeal rejected by loyalty review board

IWW first union named on Clark’s “subversive” list

“You’re still fired! . . . “ (cartoon)

24-hour work stoppage can turn tide on T-H — slick deals, compromises bring fiasco

Martin Abern dead; heart-attack victim

Libyans tell why they want full independence, by Ruth Johnson

Why I was barred from the Stalinist “peace conference,” Calvin R. de Silva

Paris “peace parleys” had much in common

Next week:

(Page 2)

Paris “peace parleys’ had much in common (continued from page 1)

74 hours down under (photo)

$7,500 Militant fund reaches 68% of quota, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant fund

Kutcher committee reports new support for veteran

The Militant Army

Little accomplished at NAACP youth meet

Sartre, Richard Wright denounce Atlantic pact as well as Stalinism

Book Review

Martin Abern heart-attack victim (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Loyalty board decision on Kutcher

Trotskyist program in China

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Lifting of the Berlin blockade

Interview with Libyan spokesmen

Trying to steal May Day

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Baruch’s great fear, by Art Preis

Nationalists on the run (photo)

Landlords move in for kill behind new rent-hike ruling, by Joseph Keller

They can’t intimidate us, by James Kutcher

Alarm expressed over blacklist, school purges

Right-wingers take control of Los Angeles CIO council, by Steve Roberts

Notes from the news

Bay Area SWP spokesman denounces witch-hunt bills

Next week


Volume XIII No. 20 Monday, May 16, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Ford empire shut down by strike against speedup

Kutcher group will carry case into federal court

“We’ll get that T-H yet! . . . “ (cartoon)

Atlantic pact aimed against socialism, Dobbs tells Senate — SWP spokesman demands repudiation of war alliance

Greek government murders another Jehovah’s Witness

Opponents of purge win new strength in NMU, by R. Bell

Call unemployment “healthy correction”

A Senate hearing at work, by Farrell Dobbs

Answer Congress with 24-hour stoppage, by Art Preis

Next week:

(Page 2)

Text of Farrell Dobbs statement on pact

Militant fund drive near successful finish, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant fund

Labor Union Trends — recent zigzags of Stalinists in the CIO, by Bert Cochran

A Senate hearing at work (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Correction on dates of Bay Area series

(Page 3)

Full support to the Ford strike!

How liberals aid Jim Crow, by Albert Parker

Locked out at Philco (photo)

Murder of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Two not-so-innocents abroad, by George Breitman

West Germany’s real Constitution

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Socialized medicine, by Grace Carlson

Strike against speedup shuts down Ford empire (continued from Page 1)

“Ford is on strike!” (photo)

“Right” to fire for political views claimed by company, by A. Smith

Box-score of Marshall Plan, by Joseph Keller

Longshore union votes down lay-off plan for 2nd time, by E. Harris

World events, by Paul G. Stevens

McWilliams says Kutcher case is “key” loyalty test

Work-stoppage protests murder of ILGWU member


Volume XIII No. 21 Monday, May 23, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Ford maneuvers fail to shake strike solidarity

Atlantic Pact Theatre (cartoon)

Oil, ship unions ask shorter week with same pay

CIO in Detroit urges national “labor holiday” — calls for 24-hour stoppage to win Taft-Hartley repeal

Pennsylvania CIO convention cheers James Kutcher

Paid FBI stoolpigeons paraded at CP trial, by Farrell Dobbs

“Trenton Six” appeal frame-up death sentence

“Billion Dollar Club” has 56 members

U.S. behind-scenes moves gain support for Franco, by Ruth Johnson

Norman Thomas gives pact his blessings

Next week:

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends: Ford strike and the “fourth wage round,” by Bert Cochran

Pay tribute to slain organizer (photo)

Branches go over top in $7500 fund drive, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for Militant fund

Favorable press comment on case of purge victim

FBI stoolpigeons on parade at CP trial

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

What shall labor do now?

Negro life in the South — an honest report, by J. Meyer

International solidarity for Canadian strikers

Workers Forum

Stalinist policy on deportations

Socialist Call condemns firing of Jim Kutcher

Norman Thomas gives his blessing to pact (continued from Page 1)

Kutcher defense wins support in Washington

A “minor incident” of hooliganism

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Socialized Medicine — II

Four men die in mine (photo)

Job down-trend to continue, capitalist press now admits

One Man’s Whim, by Joseph Keller

Ford’s maneuvers fail to shake strike ranks (continued from Page 1)

Incident in a Mine, by Walter Prince

AFL proposes labor “unity” — State Dept. style

Tenney witch-hunt bills are aimed at almost everyone, by Al Lynn

Affiliations

NAACP is opposed to aid by U.S. to Jim Crow education

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 22 Monday, May 30, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Stalinist “auto” sheet slanders SWP unionists

Boss press aids right-wing victory in Buffalo union

Ford shutdown (photo)

CIO leaders deal blow to membership’s rights — decisions of national board strike at union democracy

Rakes up old lies about Smith Act’s first victims

Kutcher to tour 3 Western states to rally support for his defense

Libyan uprisings force U.N. delay on colonies

Arbitration offer of Reuther angers Ford militants

CP defendants haunted by Minneapolis case, by Farrell Dobbs

The Kremlin’s strikebreaking in Berlin

Next week:

(Page 2)

“American freedom and Catholic power” — truthful, courageous book, by Art Preis

Kuomintang terror (photo)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

CP defendants haunted by Minneapolis case (continued from Page 1)

Stalinist “auto” sheet slanders SWP unionists (continued from Page 1)

Ford militants arbitration offer of Reuther angers (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Who are the criminals in Berlin?

Political lesson from France, by Pierre Frank

Five strikers died here (photo)

Libyan uprisings force U. N. delay on colonies (continued from Page 1)

A new leadership needed

“Home of the Brave” — Hollywood’s new approach to the Negroes, by Paul Schapiro

The spy system in America

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Socialized Medicine III — AMA on the defensive, by Grace Carlson

Singer strikers fight speed-up and layoffs

Tighten their grip (photo)

SWP tells stand on FEPC to House committee hearing

The squeeze is on, by John G. Wright

Illinois state CIO backs defense of Jim Kutcher

Right-wingers win Westinghouse election with aid of boss press

News Notes

New workers camp in N.J. to open season on June 18

Art symposium in N. Y. to aid


Volume XIII No. 23 Monday, June 6, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Rubber workers board suspends L.S. Buckmaster

Atom scientist Urey leads attack on Clark blacklist

The wringer (cartoon)

Ford workers forced back to same speedup conditions — arbitration deal by Reuther plays into company’s hands

Bolivia strikes spread after miners massacre

Kutcher speaks Friday June 10 in Minneapolis

Report execution of Tan Malakka

Attack on V. Reuther deals blow to labor

Union leaders assail Congress

(Page 2)

The atomic bomb and our future — “No place to hide” — what really happened at Bikini, by John G. Wright

Bolivian strikes spread following miners massacre (continued from Page 1)

The atomic bomb and our future — “fear war and the bomb” — humanity is not yet lost, by Joseph Hansen

The Kremlin and anti-Semitism, by Paul G. Stevens

Rubber workers board suspends L.S. Buckmaster (continued from Page 1)

Ford workers forced back to same speedup (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Halt the lynchers!

Where the SWP stands on conscription — 2 conscientious objectors criticize party’s position — a reply by Farrell Dobbs to letters from 2 CO’s

Why we defend Harry Bridges

Seattle boilermakers regain local autonomy, by Daniel Roberto

Workers Forum

Get out of Germany

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

No comedy at Ford’s, by R. Norton

Abramson, high CIO official, exposes CP on civil rights

Two trials at Foley Sq., by Ruth Johnson

Still a matter of taste, by George Clarke

CP fears to print Abramson reply, by William F. Warde

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 24 Monday, June 13, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Lewis’s charge of betrayal — and Murray’s reply, an Editorial

The price of bread in Ohio (cartoon)

Special session on civil rights urged by NAACP

3 CIO unions back defense of legless vet — clothing, maritime, packing workers aid James Kutcher

Minneapolis CIO urges national 24-hour stoppage

Paris conclave uses masses as mere pawns, by Ruth Johnson

Unemployment rises, but so do profits

CP trial shows pattern developing in witch-hunt, by Farrell Dobbs

Swear “loyalty” or starve, Ohio decrees

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — Reuther’s policy in the Ford strike, by Bert Cochran

Victor Reuther shot (photo)

Paris conference plays with masses as so many pawns (continued from Page 1)

World events, by Paul G. Stevens

CP trial shows pattern developing in witch-hunt (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

An American Gestapo

Socialism is answer — Einstein, by Joseph Hansen

The case of James Kutcher (text of article in June 1 “Advance”)

Truman comes out in the open

Stalinists preserve system of wage slavery in China’s cities, by George Breitman

The hope for peace

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Socialized Medicine IV — Congress taken care of, by Grace Carlson

Canadian seamen fight scabbery of SIU leaders

Georgia lynch victim (photo)

Economic decline to deepen, monopoly spokesmen admit, by John G. Wright

A time for reason

Jim Kutcher to tell his story in Seattle

The SP and the pact, by John F. Petrone

New sample of Stalinist slander, by Joseph Keller

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 25 Monday, June 20, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

What are you going to do about it? an Editorial

House body plans “book burning” in schools, colleges

FBI at work (cartoon)

Vast FBI police spy system uncovered at Coplon trial — unions, industries, schools infested by paid informers, by George Breitman

“Any American can be ruined” — Condon

CP defendant boasts war aid to imperialism, by Farrell Dobbs

Kutcher well received by Minnesota unionists, by Winifred Nelson

You too are a target of the witch-hunt, by Art Preis

Fifth Amendment is under attack

(Page 2)

CP defendant boasts of aid to imperialist war (continued from Page 1)

Demand jobs, get clubs (photo)

House party plans “book burning” in schools, colleges

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

The man they wanted to draft for president

A book on Trotsky’s murder, editorial note

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Three strikebreaking governments

How the witch-hunt works — bureaucratic infringements are not sanctioned by law, by Albert Parker

How the witch-hunt works — and now they want to make voters sign “loyalty oaths,” by John F. Petrone

Who are the betrayers?

Artists pledge support to legless veteran’s struggle

FBI police spy system uncovered at trial

Murderous attacks on labor leaders

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The ban on “the Nation,” by Joseph Keller

Hear of mine stoppage (photo)

Buffalo Bell union forced to strike

Are you a stockholder? by Jeanne Morgan

Roybal victory shows L.A. minorities’ power, by J. Blake

Boeing company wins court decision; union will seek N L R B election, by C. Kaye

“The Red Menace,” by C. Grant

Busy schedule planned for James Kutcher in Bay Area

Notes from the news

Seek 40 hr. pay for 30 hr. week


Volume XIII No. 26 Monday, June 27, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

8 million either jobless or on less than half-time — but president sees “no crisis,” by Art Preis

Survey indicates wide opposition to spy scare

Resistance to witch-hunt is growing — maritime union membership blocks “loyalty purge move

Green and Murray play two-faced role on T-H

Committee asks support to stop Skoglund deportation

N.Y. brewery union wins strike for shorter week

No need to worry — Truman, by George Breitman

Next week:

(Page 2)

8 million either jobless or less than half-time (continued from Page 1)

Free ride from TWU (photo)

Green, Murray in two-faced role (continued from Page 1)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Buffalo militants and their slanderers, by Bert Cochran

The Militant Army

Committee urges aid for Skoglund (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

The purge in the plants

CP trial and the fight for socialism, by Farrell Dobbs

Ku Klux Klan activities (photo)

Misrepresentation on housing

Truman should keep quiet about the alien and sedition laws, by Ruth Johnson

The Cold War will continue

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Who is ND 401? by Albert Parker

Trial of Simpson set for June 27 in Philadelphia

Lost finder in speedup (photo)

Will CIO fight? — the decisive question in the wage battle

A new kind of “bigot,” by Joseph Keller

6,000 warehousemen go on strike in Bay Area

John Dewey speaks out, by John F. Petrone

Loyalty board, FBI decline to debate with James Kutcher in Seattle

SWP will participate in N. Y. civil rights meeting

Michigan is 10th state CIO body to help legless vet

Notes from the news

Baltimore NMU for work stoppage to repeal T-H


Volume XIII No. 27 Monday, July 4, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

UAW convention faces issue of union democracy

Kutcher forces conference to hear his plea

A lesson from American history (cartoon)

Stalinists refuse to defend rights of political opponents — Dobbs’ appeal for support to SWP, Kutcher voted down

Big drop in production predicted by December

Government purge upheld in outrageous court decision

Administration opens rent-hike flood-gates

Where the blame rests for Taft’s victory, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Farrell Dobbs’ speech at civil rights parley

N. Y. regents warned not to blacklist SWP

Lurye’s killers? (Photos)

Democracy issue in auto union

Kutcher impresses Seattle liberal and labor circles

Stalinists refuse to defend rights of political opponents (continued from Page 1)

Immigrat’n board holds hearing on Skoglund’s appeal

The Militant Army

Successful season expected for Mountain Spring camp

Oil union seeks 36-hour week

(Page 3)

The NMU ranks point the way

The Fourth of July tradition, by Ruth Johnson

Hawaiian strikers fight back against union-busting drive

Results of “lesser evil” politics

Criticism stifled at Labor Party conference

Ku Klux Klan terrorism

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Witch-hunts and Jim Crow, by William F. Warde

Vital issues face delegates at NAACP 40th conference, by Albert Parker

Jim Crow violence (photo)

Socialized Medicine V: British medicine, by Grace Carlson

New political program needed

How to win civil rights

Internal life of the organization

Hook finds a friend, by Joseph Keller

Youngstown paper incites violence against Negroes

Mass action in Washington, D. C.

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 28 Monday, July 11, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Defends civil rights of all, Dobbs urges conference

Civil rights just for us (cartoon)

Labor Party is way to fight T-H — Taft’s victory shows folly of depending on Democrats, by Art Preis

Ad profits show who control [sic] press

New York regents stage witch-hunt “hearings”

Reuther seeks tighter rule at UAW convention

Stalinists hacks rebuffed as longshoremen back Kutcher

Anti-union, anti-Jewish bias in purge of NLRB

U.S. economy skids sharply, by John G. Wright

(Page 2)

Dobbs asks conference to defend rights of all (continued from Page 1)

(No headline) (photo)

Connally bucks CP in ALP primary

Letter from Germany — “benefits” of the Marshall Plan

Labor Party is the way to fight Taft-Hartley Act (continued from Page 1)

World situation, Eastern Europe analyzed in international bulletin

Degeneration of Socialist Party

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Labor internationalism

Press comment on civil rights controversy

Toledo meeting protests persecution of two religious objectors to war

CP burns fingers on Kutcher, by George Breitman

The 30-hour week demand

New York jobless claims number 721,000

Let the people decide

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

A deathly sick world, by John G. Wright

Court reverses death sentences (photo)

NMU members to continue fight for union democracy

Pressure needed to win freedom for Trenton Six

Charge Catholic interference in New York public schools

They want war, by Joseph Keller

A Catholic answers Spellman

Attorney Gen. Clark OK’s FBI stoolpigeon network

Los Angeles banquet to honor Jim Kutcher

Camp is excellent resort for summer

Postpone Simpson trial until fall

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 29 Monday, July 18, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

CIO steelworkers face showdown battle on wages

Touchstone for conference to defend Bill of Rights, an Editorial

Yippee — I feel bullish (cartoon)

SWP asks board of inquiry to probe Stalinist slanders — Howard Fast challenged to face hearing

Truman report belittles danger of Depression, by Art Preis

Dictator-rule in UAW fought at convention

Three conference sponsors agree on united action need

Dobbs answers Fast’s lies in “Compass”

(Page 2)

Dictatorial rule in UAW fought (continued from Page 1)

Strikers on the air (photo)

Background of the crisis in Britain, by Charles Hanley

Showdown fight looms in steel (continued from Page 1)

Danger of Depression belittled by Truman (continued from Page 1)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

The mine strike in Australia

(Page 3)

Dulles blurts out the truth

SWP denounces rigged regents “hearings”

Dobbs answers Fast’s lies in “Daily Compass” letter (continued from Page 1)

Rubber workers and 30-hour week

Three conference sponsors agree on united need (continued from Page 1)

Urge board on inquiry of Stalinist slander (continued from Page 1)

(Page 4)

A Depression story, by Ruth Johnson

Witch-hunt purge aimed at Detroit city employees

British troops as scabs (photos)

Dockworkers strike spreads as laborites invoke decree

Socialized Medicine VI — British doctors, by Grace Carlson

Du Pont monopoly faces “trust-busting” farce, by Ruth Johnson

The rent fight in Chicago

Kutcher in last lap of West Coast tour

Fitzgerald speech hints at possibility of split in CIO

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 30 Monday, July 25, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

NAACP plans mass conference against Jim Crow

Kutcher extends stay in L. A. as interest mounts

Bill of rights (cartoon)

Prominent liberals reject CP line on civil liberties — protest Stalinist refusal to defend political opponents

Steel, Ford fights show lack of unified strategy

More conference sponsors support united action call

Clark list sole basis for regents witch-hunt

Why Stalinists wrecked the conference, an Editorial

Next week:

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends: The UAW after the Milwaukee convention, by Bert Cochran

Steel strike called off (photo)

More AFL unions vote support to veteran’s fight

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Fiscal troubles begin to plague ailing economy, by John G. Wright

The Militant Army

Mt. Spring camp announces lower rates for guests

Reformist setback in Canada elections

(Page 3)

United action is still major need

Liberal reject C.P. line (continued from Page 1)

Workers Forum

Our demand for commission of inquiry

More sponsors favor united action call (continued from Page 1)

Paul Robeson and the N. Y. Times

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

An ancient heresy-hunt, by James Kutcher

400 Fla. Negroes driven from home

Bus strike in New York (photo)

Brass Hats refuse to change segregation policy in Army, by Albert Parker

“Fair Deal” beneficiaries, by Henry Johnson

NAACP plans mass conference for civil rights in Washington (continued from Page 1)

Notes from the news

Clark list sole basis for regents witch-hunt (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 31 Monday, August 1, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

James Kutcher nails slanders of Howard Fast

Anti-Catholic (cartoon)

State Department aims war of nerves at American people

New arms bill unties hands of warmakers — Truman, Brass Hats demand sweeping peacetime powers

Successful rally for legless vet in Los Angeles

Auto union heads stall for time in Ford negotiations

The Cardinal’s attack on Eleanor Roosevelt

Hawaiian strike in danger (photo)

Support gladly given for defense of Carl Skoglund

CIO split hinted at MCS parley

(Page 2)

Press comment on bill of rights conference

Florida terrorists burn down Negro homes (photo)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

James Kutcher answers Howard Fast’s slanders (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Banquet for legless veteran highly successful in Los Angeles (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Arms and the “Fair Deal”

Excellent biography of Debs, by George Breitman

Vatican’s thought-control decree

Indonesia Republicans make deal with Dutch, by Charles Hanley

Tory “socialism” and “socialist Toryism”

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The NAACP convention, by William F. Warde

The Cardinal’s attack on Eleanor Roosevelt (continued from Page 1)

British dock strike ended (photo)

Congress prepares to act on two police-state bills

Socialized Medicine VII — British difficulties, by Grace Carlson

Robeson vs. Robinson — a propaganda episode, by J. Meyer

Rank and file reactions, by Ruth Johnson

CIO split hinted at marine cooks and stewards parley (continued from Page 1)

Strike leader begins six-month terms for “contempt” of court order

Notes from the news

SP schedules two referendums


Volume XIII No. 32 Monday, August 8, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

The Stalinists persecution of Warren Billings, by George Clarke

Unemployment at highest peak in seven years

Success story (cartoon)

SWP demands Senate reject Clark nomination — civil rights enemy must be barred from Supreme Court

Truman pays for services rendered

Protestants in Italy oppressed, imprisoned

War hysteria stirred up at House arms hearings

“Compass” editor refuses to print SWP answer to Howard Fast’s lies, by Farrell Dobbs

Jobless millions face acute want

(Page 2)

Cardinal Spellman’s smokescreen, by Art Preis

Polio cases on the increase (photo)

O. John Rogge backs Trotskyists’ rights

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Western Germany and the Western powers, by Charles Hanley

The Militant Army

Atom-war hysteria stirred up at House arms hearings (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

The first to face U. S. arms

Debs and his slanderers, by George Breitman

Clark and Truman’s supporters

Why the Stalinists are afraid to face commission of inquiry

Steel profits and capitalists parasitism

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

“Tighten our belts,” by Joseph Keller

New York SWP slate (photos)

N.Y. Socialist Workers Party enters slate in city election

Socialized Medicine VIII — Insurance for the doctor, by Grace Carlson

Witch-hunt inquisition at AFL convention in N.Y.

The five per-centers

Why the Communist Party persecutes Warren Billings (continued from Page 1)

Fewer holding out

Notes from the news

Paul Kern supports Jim Kutcher


Volume XIII No. 33 Monday, August 15, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Miners oppose naming of Clark to highest court

Oxnam charges hierarchy killed school-aid bills — hits political role of Catholic Church

Action now! (cartoon)

Jobless millions need action now — unions must launch all-out campaign for adequate aid

Our program on unemployment

“White paper” on China reveals imperialist role, by John Saunders

Warmakers gain aims in “revised” arms bill

CIO steel locals join legless vet’s defense

SWP asks probe in Tan-Malakka murder

(Page 2)

What Cardinal Spellman conceals, by Art Preis

War plotters confer (photo)

The elections in Western Germany, by Charles Hanley

“White Paper” on China shows imperialist role (continued from Page 1)

Unemployed need action (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Who framed Wahrhaftig?

Report from Bolivia on miners massacre, letter from Juan Rojo

Scene at Paris shutdown (photo)

Yugoslavia and the Kremlin

Warmakers gain arms-bill aims

SWP demands probe in Tan-Malakka death (continued from Page 1)

CIO and the Bridges case

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(Page 4)

The colleagues, by Theodore Kovalesky

Stalinists fail in forcing Billings to move shop

Police violence in Brooklyn (photo)

SWP in N. Y. opens petition campaign in city elections

Egg & butter bonanza, by Henry Johnson

Akron landlords drive to lift rent controls

Illinois Negro serves 25 years for “sham” crime

Stalinists in Seattle smear Kutcher civil rights defense

Political shifts in Japan

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 34 Monday, August 22, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Legless veteran reports on tour for civil rights

Buffalo CIO votes city stoppage to back Bell strike — 34 cited by judge in injunction move

He needs those preservers! (cartoon)

Washington brushes off plight of jobless army — union action is needed now, but labor chiefs do nothing

Thought-control law in Maryland ruled illegal

German election results please U.S. imperialists

SUP members battle for union democracy

CP still defends its anti-civil rights policy, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Trotsky’s ideas confirmed by world events — the crisis of Stalinism testifies to correctness of his analysis, by William F. Warde

Trotsky’s ideas confirmed by world events — foretold labor trend in era of capitalist decay, by Art Preis

The United States and Europe

(Page 3)

The heritage of Leon Trotsky

Carl Skoglund answers the witch-hunters, by George Clarke

CP “explains” civil rights policy (continued from Page 1)

Stalin’s “Cold War” against Tito

Workers Forum

The military mind at work

SUP members in struggle for union democracy (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The Ford union vote, by Joseph Keller

They voted 7 to 1 for Ford strike (photo)

American labor party in N. Y. torn by new internal crisis, by Ruth Johnson

A-bomb fodder, by Henry Johnson

SWP candidates to speak at N. Y. memorial meeting

Wallaceite youth meeting hears SWP unity plea on civil rights

Socialized Medicine IX — cooperative health centers, by Grace Carlson

House committee, priests influence Local 601 vote

Notes from the news

Workers invited to attend West Coast vacation school


Volume XIII No. 35 Monday, August 29, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

SWP call for defeat of Detroit witch-hunt move

Aid to unemployed (cartoon)

Big battles loom after Labor Day — action needed on wages and unemployment, by the Editors

Let people control rent, says G. Barker

Kremlin concentrates full fury on Yugoslavs, by George Clarke

UAW to set up jobless union in “distress area”

Strike parade inspects Bell plant, finds only few scabs

One year of James Kutcher’s fight, by William F. Warde

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — “Human engineering,” or management of labor, by Bert Cochran

Got “fast track” at Tanforan (photo)

A letter from Germany on the Aug. 14 elections, by R. L.

Kremlin concentrates full fury on Yugoslavs (continued on Page 1)

One year of Kutcher’s fight against the “loyalty” purge (continued on Page 1)

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

We can’t rely on the courts

SWP urges defeat of witch-hunt amendment (continued on Page 1)

Detroit labor misses political boat

Marcantonio tries to keep the door open, by Ruth Johnson

Strike parade inspects Bell plant, finds only few scabs (continued on Page 1)

Organizing the unemployed

18,000 in five-day walkout at Detroit Chrysler works

The union leaders and Tom Clark

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(Page 4)

The role of Norman Thomas, by Fred Hart

Dubinsky machine exposes itself in L. A. crackdown

Union democracy struggles waged in CIO, AFL bodies — NMU faces fight against bureaucratic policy, by R. Bell

Mountain Spring camp, by George Breitman

AFL typos convention reaffirms “no collective begging” stand, by F. Daniels

Opponents of goon rule in SUP gain support

Mt. Spring camp offers attractive program for Labor Day week-end


Volume XIII No. 36 Monday, September 5, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

The Peekskill assault-preview of U.S. fascism, an Editorial

Mob breaks up Robeson concert

Boomerangs (cartoon)

Rubber workers take lead in CIO wage fight — arrogance of corporations may force wave of strikes

Why they withdrew mediation offer

Los Angeles VFW post defends legless vet

Unions face challenge of unemployment rise

Picket lines shut down seven Goodrich plants

Stalin pushes terror drive on Tito, by George Clarke

“Get a pass!” pickets tell boss

(Page 2)

Two ways out of Britain’s “dollar crisis,” by Paul G. Stevens

To be deported (photo)

Stalin’s bloody record of national oppression, by William F. Warde

The Militant Army

Purge in Indian Stalinist Party

7 Goodrich rubber plants shut tight by picket lines (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Travesty at Foley Square

Assail arms program (photo)

Fight purge in Cleveland PO

Little expected from Bell mediation move

Youngstown steel workers tighten ranks for strike, by Ed Conti

The threat of split in the CIO

Book Review

The minimum wage fraud

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(Page 4)

The hobby, by Theodore Kovalesky

Three face legal lynching in Groveland, Fla., frameup, by Ruth Johnson

Blueprint for war, by Joseph Keller

N. Y. Trotsky memorial meeting hears talks by SWP candidates, by Sam Lawrence

New York City SWP goes over top in campaign for election petitions

What liberties? by Art Preis

Notes from the news

3 main tendencies in NMU convention, by R. Bell


Volume XIII No. 37 Monday, September 12, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs
Managing Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Skoglund wins new hearing in deportation case

Cops look on at mob violence after concert (photo)

Police aid hoodlums’ assault on civil rights at Peekskill — 1,100 cops “look other way” as mob injures over 200, by Art Preis

Southern Klansman hail Peekskill

Goodrich strikers dig in for tough struggle

SWP protests to Dewey, demands real investigation

Corporations continue provocations to unions

2 Fla. Negroes face chair, 3rd gets life

Yugoslavia needs help of labor movement, an Editorial

(Page 2)

Speedup main cause of wildcat strikes at GM, by Emmett Moore

Paragraph 117 of the GM contract

Mob breaks up concert (photo)

Cops aid Peekskill hoodlums

Defense guards needed, says Michael Bartell

Goodrich strikers dig in for hard struggle (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Strike in Youngstown steel plant shows workers’ readiness to fight, by Ed Conti

(Page 3)

The second Peekskill assault

Why Stalinists oppose a Balkan federation, by William F. Warde

French workers protest shutdown (photo)

“Daily Compass” finally discusses Tito conflict, by George Breitman

Truman’s quack cure

2 Fla. Negroes face chair, 3rd gets life (continued from Page 1)

Dewey’s double-standard

U.S. Navy pays official visit to fascist Spain

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(Page 4)

The water tank, by Jack Rowley

Vital decisions to be made in seaman, electrical unions — neither UE faction defends real interests of members — NMU seamen need fighting program against the bosses, by R. Bell

Socialized Medicine X — the Truman health plan, by Grace Carlson

Contrast in Germany, by Charles Hanley

Notes from the news

Can’t live on $14,000 (photo)


Volume XIII No. 38 Monday, September 19, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs
Managing Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Attempt to smash Bell strike with mass arrests

What Dewey wants to whitewash (photo)

Truman’s steel board deals blow at CIO “fourth round” — not one cent granted by “fact-finders”

Strike still looms; bosses yield nothing, by Art Preis

Kutcher to tour Midwest centers starting Sept. 24

Struggle over “loyalty” issue dominates NMU-CIO convention, by R. Bell

U.S. Yugoslavs protest campaign against Tito

Dewey to probe mob victims, not hoodlums, by Albert Parker

SWP petitions filed in New York City

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — the Mohawk-Valley formula in 1948-49, by Bert Cochran

“Fact-finders” grant not one cent (continued from Page 1)

Longshore talks fail (photo)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

Truman unmasks himself

Why the smiles? (photo)

What Peekskill signifies for anti-fascists, by George Breitman

Peekskill “star” insults memory of revolutionary patriots of ‘76

“CIO News” hits concert violence

Lehman gets Stalinist aid

Science, freedom and the bomb, by George Tobin

Made-to-order “recovery”

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(Page 4)

A piece of dirty work, by Farrell Dobbs

Attempt to smash Bell strike with mass arrests (continued from Page 1)

Deputies herd Bell scabs (photo)

Newbold Morris, like O’Dwyer, serves Wall St., by Michael Bartell

Riesel and Goodrich, by Joseph Andrews

Battle on “loyalty” issue marks NMU convention (continued from Page 1)

Thugs in silk hats, by Joseph Keller

Steel barons unyielding; strike looms (continued from Page 1)

Pope assails “misuses of power” by labor


Volume XIII No. 39 Monday, September 26, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs
Managing Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Devaluation will bring new surge of mass struggle, by John G. Wright

Another “liberal” on Supreme Court

Mine strike strengthens hand of steel workers — forces Murray to insist on minimum pension concession, by Art Preis

(Cartoon)

SWP in LA urges defense guard for Robeson concert, by Al Lynn

Ford uses report on Steel board as basis of offer

Yugoslavs main target of frameup in Hungary

Curran presses purge despite constitution, by R. Bell

Bulletin

More output, same pay — Truman’s doctrine, by Joseph Keller

Next week:

(Page 2)

Detroit election results set-back for CIO policy

Rent hearings in New York (photo)

ALP backs Republican candidates in New York

Bartell hits Lehman on Catholic school aid

New York SWP candidates speak at street meetings

Wallaceite student group supports defense of Kutcher, by Carol Pelham

The Militant Army

Devaluation to bring new mass struggles (continued from Page 1)

GM victimizes 31 in Cadillac work-stoppage

Catholic paper fights CIO union

(Page 3)

Vishinsky’s “optimism” on UN

How Tito hampers the Yugoslav struggle, by George Breitman

Long-coming rail strike (photo)

Bosses’ way of fighting — and Murray’s

Yugoslavs main target of frameup in Hungary (continued from Page 1)

More of the same

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

The banker and the general, by Barry Brent

NMU convention voting (photo)

Stalinists keep their control of UE; split danger mounts

Buckmaster leadership issue at rubber parley

Bulletin

Back to college, by John F. Petrone

Miners strike strengthens hand of steelworkers (continued from Page 1)

Notes from the news

Curran presses purge despite constitution (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 40 Monday, October 3, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Managing Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Which world? (cartoon)

No place to hide from the A-bomb — either world socialism or atomic annihilation, by the Editors

UE Stalinists prepare to expel opposition

Corporations hurl last-minute provocation at steel workers

Kutcher to speak in Chicago on civil rights fight

Morris Stein to begin tour on the “Stalin-Tito conflict”

(Page 2)

Curran runs rough-shod over NMU democracy, by R. Bell

Goodrich strike in 6th week (photo)

Kutcher to speak in Chicago on civil rights fight (continued from Page 1)

China — a setback for imperialism, by Charles Hanley

Conservatives win rule over CIO rubber union

KCRC reports aid from union bodies

Workers Forum

C. R. Hedlund urges support to Skoglund fight

The Militant Army

Correction

(Page 3)

Stop the splitters in the CIO!

Peekskill and the Negroes, by J. Meyer

“No welfare — no work” (photo)

Tito’s mill and Stalin’s machinery

Tito links Budapest and Moscow trials, by George Breitman

Fourth International issues statement condemning frame-up trial in Hungary

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Civil rights and politics, by Gladys Barker

Vote Socialist Workers ticket in N. Y. Election! Bartell urges working class administration in City Hall, by Michael Bartell

SWP election platform

Richest city’s jobless, by Harold Robbins

ALP knifes independent labor political action

A huge budget — for whom? by Harry Ring


Volume XIII No. 41 Monday, October 10, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs
Managing Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Policy make brutal attack on Bell strikers in Buffalo

Truman abandons all civil liberties bills for this year

A test of strength (cartoon)

Steel workers answer corporations’ challenge — government intervention main danger, by Art Preis

Majority oppose free-speech curb, latest poll shows

Kutcher case creates stir in legal circles

“Peace” maneuvers mask war preparations, by Art Preis

Yugoslav war danger grows

Next week:

(Page 2)

Pittsburgh men all out; companies set for siege

Strike reports from steel centers — picket committee mobilizes ranks in Lackawanna

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Cops in brutal attack on Buffalo Bell strike (continued from Page 1)

Let’s teach them a lesson, urge Youngstown strikers

The Militant Army

Steel strike answers employers’ challenge (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Democracy and violence

Devaluation brings British political crisis, by John G. Wright

“Peace” maneuvers mask war preparations (continued from Page 1)

Lesson of the Bell strike

Carey group prepares expulsion of Fitzgerald from UE local Lynn, by Carl Martin

Green’s attack on CIO wage policy

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(Page 4)

Charlie Weldon’s injury, by Harold Robbins

Detroit SWP asks united defense of Robeson rally

Ford pension plan signed (photo)

Ford settlement worst ever made with major auto firm

Socialized Medicine XI — voluntary vs compulsory, by Grace Carlson

Marcantonio challenged by SWP on civil rights stand

Los Angeles rally without “incident”

Notes from the news

Jim Crow is maintained in Army’s new program, by J. Meyer

Los Angeles City Council votes down FEPC

Morris Stein’s tour on Stalin-Tito fight


Volume XIII No. 42 Monday, October 17, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Big Brass feud unveils secrets of war plotters

Bureaucrat-ruled AFL convention achieves little

“Wonderful thing, these ‘peace’ offensives! . . .” (cartoon)

Steel baron forces strike to break strength of unions — “Business Week” admits aim of arrogant monopolists

Legless vet will tell his story in Toledo on Oct. 25

Murray promises no more retreats in Ohio speech

“Titoism” in the Stalinist Party of West Germany

Strong opposition hits new Ford agreement

Yugoslavs use UN as forum against Kremlin, by George Breitman

Next week:

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — Apologists for the labor bureaucracy, by Bert Cochran

Picketing steel plant (photo)

Kutcher to speak in Toledo Oct. 25 (continued from page 1)

World money crisis grows more intense, by John G. Wright

Homestead workers lulled by talk of “early victory,” by G. Mason

Big turnout for Robeson rallies held in Detroit

Ford contract meets opposition (continued from Page 1)

All quiet on strike front at the Lackawanna works

The Militant Army

Henry Ford and old age pensions

(Page 3)

John Dewey’s 90th birthday

William Z. Foster’s deposition at Foley Sq., by Farrell Dobbs

The peddlers of “disarmament,” by Art Preis

Beware of “face-saving” formulas

“Titoism” in Western Germany (continued from Page 1)

Company pensions and Social Security

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Mrs. Garela will live, by Ruth Johnson

SWP candidates speak over radio, at street meetings

Brass Hats spill beans (photo)

AFL unions in Oakland area fight Beck’s strikebreaking

MacArthur’s thought-control, by Fred Hart

FIght on NMU dictatorship led by port of New York, by R. Bell

Next step in FEPC fight, by J. Blake

Support for Carl Skoglund urged at Minneapolis rally

Hawaii longshore strike victorious

“Germany, Year Zero,” by Ray Moore

Stein’s lectures well received


Volume XIII No. 43 Monday, October 24, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Lewis urges joint labor defense fund to support CIO steel strike

Canton surrender assures Stalinist rule of all China, by John G. Wright

Support the steel strike (cartoon)

CP trial verdict hits rights of all — conviction of 11 Stalinists emphasizes need for united front against witch-hunters, by the Editors

$12,000 party-building fund launched by SWP, by James P. Cannon

Reuther’s prestige badly shaken by rotten agreement with Ford, by Joseph Keller

Split in CIO would be crime against labor, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Labor Union Trends — the new reformism in the labor movement, by Bert Cochran

25,000 Homestead steel workers demonstrate union solidarity, by John Fredericks

The two governments in Germany today, by O. Lenz

Quotas for SWP $12,000 fund

Bartell demands other candidates state position of CP convictions

The Militant Army

Trial verdict hits rights of all (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

What did it get us?

Why Stalinists try to bury case of the 18, by Farrell Dobbs

Second conference of the colonial Congress, by Ali

Brass Hats confirm war conspiracy

Flint unions greet James Kutcher, support his fight against purge

Canton surrender assures rule over all of China by Stalinists (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Till Stalin do us part, by Ruth Johnson

Goodrich contract better than Ford’s in many respects, by R. Swenson

Vet’s family evicted (photo)

Flint local asks conference to fight Ford pension plan, by Emmett Moore

New supporters of Tito

Kutcher speaks at scores of Detroit union meetings

More worthless promises, by Charles Hanley

GM locals denounce pension settlement, by Arnold Cramer

Political climate in Yugoslavia

Lundeberg pushes witch-hunt purge in sup

Reuther tries to smear opposition

Inland Steel uses Ford plan against steel union


Volume XIII No. 44 Monday, October 31, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

81st Congress breaks every 1948 promise, by Farrell Dobbs

Labor, liberals honor Kutcher at Detroit banquet

Who will be next? (photos)

Strikers need backing by Congress of labor — capitalist politicians cook up squeeze-play in steel, coal

National sub campaign opens for “Militant”

Bell strike ends, main issues sent to “fact-finders”

Fears grow that Foley Square convictions are threat to all

Next week:

CP torpedoes Ohio rights parley

Cannon to speak at Nov. 4 meeting

(Page 2)

Flint sets fine example in party building fund, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

Harlem tenants fight evictions

Steel workers navy (photo)

World Events, by Paul G. Stevens

Yugoslavs try to parry war moves by Kremlin, by John G. Wright

81st Congress breaks all 1948 “Fair Deal” promises (continued from Page 1)

Slanders about the Bolivian Trotskyists, by J. Gomez

Bell strike ended in Buffalo (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

N. J. “loyalty” oath invalidated

The theory of American “Exceptionalism,” by Farrell Dobbs

Lawyers cited for contempt (photo)

NAACP launches new campaign

Deutscher’s biography of Stalin, by George Breitman

Detroit banquet honors Kutcher (continued from Page 1)

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Marcantonio’s juggling act, by Ruth Johnson

Reutherite defense of Ford pension is rejected in Flint, by Emmett Moore

M. Stein speaks at 3 meetings in Los Angeles

Nationalists quit Canton (photo)

Why bosses like the Ford contract

What is a “cospiracy?” [sic] by Art Preis

Radio debates climax SWP election campaign in N.Y.

Seattle audience shows enthusiasm

CP torpedoes Ohio civil rights parley (continued from Page 1)

Fred Simpson released in Phila


Volume XIII No. 45 Monday, November 7, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Bethlehem pact follows pattern of “fact-finders”

Kutcher wins new supporters during visit to Toledo

One year of the “Fair Deal” (cartoon)

Murray consolidates machine after expulsion of Stalinists — CP crimes used to obscure real causes for split in CIO

Bulletin

New contract is formally accepted by Ford workers

SWP finishes effective N. Y. election campaign, by Michael Bartell

Kutcher presents case to delegates at Cleveland meet

Bert Cochran to make national tour for SWP

Court reverses govt., frees eleven on bail

“Titoist” majority expelled from Norway CP

(Page 2)

21% of quota collected in party fund campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

Stalinists expelled from CIO (continued from Page 1)

Murray’s report reaffirms bankrupt political policy, by Art Preis

The autobiography of Laszlo Rajk, by Charles Hanley

Worthless pilots (photos)

The Militant Army

Hypocritical and treacherous “support”

50 organizations invited to parley called by NAACP

SWP attitude to SP, SDF, ISL statement

(Page 3)

“A responsible union leader”

The “clear and present danger” doctrine, by William F. Warde

Banquet for Kutcher in Detroit (photo)

Deutscher’s false evaluation of Stalinism, by George Breitman

Journey’s end for James T. Farrell

Dealer in atomic death

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(Page 4)

A-bomb is Jim Crow too, by J. Meyer

M. Stein speaks over the radio in San Francisco

Toledo bosses organize to smash union in pension fight

Ohio striker mobilize mass aid, issue own paper, by Ed Conti

Stalin’s Big Brass, by Ruth Johnson

Bethlehem pact follows pattern of “fact-finders” (continued from Page 1)

Braverman Youngstown councilman candidate

Stalinists hail miserable contract signed with RCA

Notes from the news


Volume XIII No. 46 Monday, November 14, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Miners menaced by intervention of government

Union democracy (cartoon)

Kremlin diplomats talk openly about war on Yugoslavia

CIO workers’ needs slighted at convention — real problems pushed aside in atmosphere of witch-hunt, by Art Preis

Sickness forces postponement of Cochran tour

Labor vote secures victory for Democrats in elections

Kutcher speaks to 25 meetings in Cleveland

Arbitration board fires Bell aircraft strikers

Harlemites show hate of police brutality

SIU officials attack Trotskyists as smokescreen for own crimes, by R. Bell

Kutcher at CIO convention (photo)

(Page 2)

SWP party-building fund drive picks up speed, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

CIO workers’ needs slighted (continued from Page 1)

Successful meeting for M. Stein in Detroit, Chicago, Twin Cities

The Militant Army

(Page 3)

The policy for UE members

The Yugoslavs and a “Fifth International,” by George Clarke

“Total debt . . .” (graphic)

Washington’s formula for “unifying” Europe, by John G. Wright

Will you contribute?

“Fact-finders” to the rescue

SIU official issue smokescreen attack (continued from Page 1)

(Page 4)

The Euman-Washington case, by John Rossi

Kutcher speaks to 25 meetings in Cleveland (continued from Page 1)

UE sitdown in Brooklyn (photo)

New York SWP stages rousing election wind-up

The Indonesian agreement, by Charles Hanley

Toledo UAW in bitter battle over pensions

Board fires six Bell unionists

Toledo AFL body, Oakland pastor back Kutcher

Randolph pledges allegiance in next war


Volume XIII No. 47 Monday, November 21, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Third of nation still ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-fed, by Joseph Keller

CIO gains big locals in UE war

Miners face gang-up by government owners — all labor must now declare: “Hands off the coal miners!” by Art Preis

(Cartoon — no title)

Workers block Big Steel union-crippling drive

V. R. Dunne in national tour on civil rights

Clark refuses to disqualify himself in Dennis case

New York City meeting to greet legless vet

SIU Red-baiting masks “cannibal” unionism, by R. Bell

(Page 2)

40% of fund collected at the half-way mark, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

Steel strike settled

Workers forum

ACEWR to run bazaar Dec. 9-10 in New York

Nov. FI features analysis of Yugoslav developments

Workers block Big Steel drive (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

Cook County board rebuffs landlords on rent gouge

(Page 3)

The re-arming of Germany

Louis Adamic reports on Yugoslavs events

Churchill, Tito and Stalin

Poland, Bulgaria engulfed by vast Stalinist purges

Labor’s need of a party

Book Review

RDR heads toward oblivion as Sartre, Rousset resign

The two Smith Act trials

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

V. D. Dunne’s tour

(Page 4)

Rioting in Chicago, by Ruth Johnson

Miners take strike recess (photo)

IAM wins NLRB vote in Seattle Boeing plant

Ten babies starve to death, by Dave Dreiser

Toledo union-busters committee exposed

Socialized medicine upheld by Dobbs in Chicago debate

SIU leaders mask own “cannibal” tactics with Trotskyist-baiting

Akron CIO council welcomes Kutcher

22 groups join civil rights drive at NAACP call

Report on returns of minor parties in N. Y. elections

Paul Gates, leading UAW militant, dies at meeting

Truman’s deeds belie his words on civil rights

Rummage sale for Twin Cities SWP


Volume XIII No. 48 Monday, November 28, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

SP leaders urge party to end its electoral activity

Relief payments slashed in N.Y.

The mineowners’ best friend (cartoon)

N.Y. seamen fight Curran’s dictatorship moves in NMU — illegal ouster of port agent, patrolmen arouses members, by R. Bell

Pro-Tito dissidents in Italy start new party

Truman tries to coerce miners with T-H threat

Economic situation remains precarious, by John G. Wright

Democrat lashes purge at Kutcher rally in Youngstown

The issue that CIO leaders fear to face, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Should Negroes stick to CIO, [sic] by Albert Parker

Huge fine for miners (photo)

Friends of SWP donate liberally to campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

The issue that CIO’s leader fear to face (continue from Page 1)

The Militant Army

SWP celebrates Militant birthday in Twin Cities

Randolph walks tightrope in talk on Negroes and USSR, by Lois Saunders

(Page 3)

Why they hate John L. Lewis

A letter to CP members — by one who was expelled in 1948 and now joins the Trotskyists

Economic situation remains precarious (continued from Page 1)

Yugoslavia and the Stalinophobes, by George Breitman

Latin American “democracy” at work

Chicago’s sequel to Peekskill

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Overdue notice to the FBI, by Ruth Johnson

Fight continues on Toledo pensions as layoffs grow

Cops guard Curranites (photo)

Edwards’ defeat marks setback for PAC policy

Plight of the “braceros,” by Juan Suares

Full text of SP resolution

Next week:

Seamen fight Curran dictatorship drive (continued from Page 1)

SP urged to abandon electoral activities (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 49 Monday, December 5, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Cominform issues formal orders to overthrow Tito, by John G. Wright

“I pledge loyalty to Joe Curran . . . “(cartoon)

100 YPA delegates back civil rights for SWP

Judge voids witch-hunting law in N. Y. — Civil rights defense must not relax

Phila. convention founds IUE-CIO electrical union

Curran goons and cops terrorize NMU ranks

NAACP sec’y hits Stalinist line on Minneapolis trial

N. Y. CIO council aids Kutcher; mass meeting to be held Dec. 15

Miners demonstrate their iron solidarity

The chronic crisis in coal — and its solution, by Art Preis

(Page 2)

Class struggle flares anew in France, Italy, by Paul G. Stevens

AFL leaders off for London

Flint first to complete quota in fund campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

Kutcher rallies support in Buffalo, Pittsburgh

Cominform issues call for overthrow of Tito (continued from Page 1)

The Militant Army

“Peace in Greece” body hears truth from SWP speaker

Choice gifts offered at ACEWR 9-10 bazaar

(Page 3)

Another service for imperialism

Future of the Socialist Party

Italy CP leaders fear growth of dissidents

They will rearm Germany

A factual account of Japan under U.S. rule, by Charles Hanley

Handy weapon for bureaucrats

(Page 4)

The “higher morality,” by Joseph Keller

Bridges’ lawyer victimized (photo)

Flint GM conference called by Buick 599, by Arnold Cramer

M-Day in New York, by Ruth Johnson

Chicago conference demands action to stop mob violence

Detroit NAACP wants 1000 for trip to D.C.

Phila. convention founds new CIO (continued from Page 1)

Hit Stalinist line on trial of 18 (continued from Page 1)

Divide-and-rule system of the SIU bureaucrats, by R. Bell

Curran’s goons and cops terrorize NMU membership (continued from Page 1)

Dunne opens tour at Seattle meeting


Volume XIII No. 50 Monday, December 12, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Vincent Dunne — life of a true revolutionist

Episode exposing Stalinist methods related by Silone

Supreme Court ducks issue of “loyalty” oaths — mass action by the people needed to preserve rights

Last refuge of a scoundrel (cartoon)

Truman’s hoax on housing bias, by Albert Parker

ACLU says cops aided mob attack

Aid to Kutcher pledged by N. J. CIO convention

Curran packs meeting to oust port officials, by R. Bell

“Educating” monopolists

How not to win workers: IUE-CIO

(Page 2)

V. R. Dunne — true revolutionist (continued from Page 1)

Schedule of Dunne’s tour on civil rights

Only three weeks left to collect party fund, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

Renazification of Germany proceeds at rapid pace, by Charles Hanley

The Militant Army

Latin-American notes, by J. Gomez

(Page 3)

What James Kutcher has achieved

The new SP proposal — end of a sham, by George Clarke

The 26-month record of the Cominform, by John G. Wright

Eisenhower on Social Security

Silone relates incident of Comintern corruption (continued from Page 1)

Bolstering the “loyalty” purge

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Red-baiter and thief, by Ruth Johnson

Curran-packed meeting ousts N. Y. port officials (continued from Page 1)

Thomas admits guilt (photo)

Parley protest victimization of UAW members, by Al Miller

Macdonald in Toryland, by Paul Shapiro

Confessions offered at Sarajevo trial of former White Guards

Notes from the news

Truman perpetrates hoax on housing bias (continued from Page 1)


Volume XIII No. 51 Monday, December 19, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

SWP threatened with violence by SIU officials

Clark broke law — will he go to jail?

Whose “welfare state?” (cartoon)

“Loyalty” purge menaces workers in private industry — bosses demand contractual right to fire “subversives,” by Art Preis

Eisenhower again hits security for workers

Kostov “treason” trial backfires on Kremlin, by John G. Wright

ILGWU faces reprisal for opposing O’Dwyer

Large L.A. audience hears Dunne on civil rights tour

The crisis of the Marshall Plan, by Joseph Keller

(Page 2)

What attitude ought we take on pension issue?

“Militant” display in MInneapolis headquarters (photo)

Twin Cities, St. Louis join list of 100%ers in SWP fund campaign, by Reba Aubrey

Join rights struggle, Dunne urges workers in Bay Area

The perfidious record of Stalinism in Greece, by George Lavan

Scoreboard fro SWP fund

Purge of Soviet culture

(Page 3)

Labor unity — imperialist style

Why Stalin bestowed a marshal on Poland, by Pierre Frank

Wallace speech shows why his party failed, by George Breitman

The elections in Australia

Crisis of Marshall Plan (cont. from Page 1)

“Treason” trial in Sofia backfires on the Kremlin (continued from Page 1)

To our new readers

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

Stalin’s birthday, by George Clarke

Small community sets example in witch-hunt fight

Congressman becomes jailbird (photo)

ACLU brands Peekskill cops in mob attacks

500,00 jobless go on public relief roll

The water shortage, by Joseph Hansen

SIU-AFL officials threaten violent assault against SWP (continued from Page 1)

Workers in industry face “loyalty” purge (continued from Page 1)

Cannon recording heard in Chicago

“Nineteen Eighty-Four,” by Paul Schapiro

Offered wage cut, clerks union strikes


Volume XIII No. 52 Monday, December 26, 1949, New York, NY
The Militant
Published in the Interests of the Working People

Editor: Farrell Dobbs

Labor, liberal leaders honor Kutcher in N. Y., by Ruth Johnson

High output, but more unemployed

Framed “Trenton Six” denied own lawyers — judge bars counsel; takes cue from witch-hunt trials

“Can I come out?” . . . (cartoon)

Dissidents in Germany form pro-Tito party

Steel monopolists hike prices in profits-grab, by Art Preis

U.S. relieves “embarrassment” of France on use of arms aid

The death camp of Makronissos

Socialism to be debated in 1950 elections, by Albert Parker

(Page 2)

My rights are more precious than my legs — text of speech by James Kutcher at New York Bill of Rights meeting

Extra push needed to fill fund quota on time, by Reba Aubrey

Scoreboard for SWP fund

The Militant Army

Labor, liberal leaders honor Kutcher in N. Y. (continued from Page 1)

Steel barons boost prices in 250-million profits-grab (continued from Page 1)

(Page 3)

Aid the victims of Makronissos!

War and the Negro people, by J. Blake

Wallace paints false picture of Marxism, by George Breitman

The “morals’ of SIU leaders

SP leaders attempt to “clarify” their position

Stalinists and Jerusalem

Visit your local headquarters of the Socialist Workers Party

(Page 4)

80 Warren Street, by Ben Stone

Mayor takes a wife and handsome pay rise, by Fred Hart

Toronto candidate (photo)

Stewart-Warner orders “loyalty” oaths in plant

Youngstown plays active part in NAACP campaign

Who wants Germany armed? by Charles Hanley

UCLA students organize Marxist forum, hear speech by Murry [sic] Weiss, by Cyrus Berne

Meetings in Chicago, Calumet hear V. Dunne

Notes from the news

The death camp of Makronissos in Greece (continued from Page 1)

Schedule of Dunne’s tour on civil rights

 


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