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Vol. III No. 1, 7 January 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Branch Competition Gets Hotter In Twice-Weekly Drive, by Rose Karsner

Fight Cuts in W.P.A.

11,000 Taxi Drivers Strike in New York

New Year’s Resolution No. 1, by Carlo (cartoon)

Moscow Frameups Exposed by Trial of Ukraine GPU

C.P. Misrule Is Exposed in Teachers Union

Blackwell Freed, Washington Hears

Brenda’s Party: Champagne for the Idle Rich; No Refuge for Oppressed

Yankee Imperialism at Lima, Statement of the Socialist Workers Party, U.S.A.

Hague Emboldened by C.I.O. Weakness

Appeal Army

American Student Union Takes Rabid Jingo Line

McKinney Hails Twice-Weekly, by E.R. McKinney

Hospital Union Cuts Loose from C.P. Domination

United States – Padlocked Pantry for Unemployed, by Bill Morgan

Negotiations with G.M. Are Stalled

Drivers’ Leader Jailed in Akron, by R. Ferguson

[Editorials]

Socialist Party Comes to an End

Question Box, conducted by the National Educational Department

Their Wage Is One Cent an Hour!

C.L.R. James Opens National Tour in Phila.

Correction


Vol. III No. 2, 14 January 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Time Is Growing Short! Speed Up the Appeal Drive!

F.D.R. Cuts WPA, Booms War

Tom Mooney Freed after Twenty-Two Year Battle

$30 For 30-Hour Week Is Toledo Jobless Demand

Roosevelt Condemns Jews to Be Permanent Pariahs, by Felix Morrow

Leon Trotsky Hits Back At N.Y. Daily News Slanders

Omaha Truckmen In Key Battle Against Bosses, by James P. Cannon

More Die in Firetraps as Boss Politicians Make Promises, by Grace Saunders

Big Phila. Meeting Opens James Tour

Union Men Defy Martial Law in Okla. Oil Strike

Appeal Army

1,600 WPA Women Fired on Coast

Progressive Victimized by Painters Union in N.Y.

Rubber Workers Threaten Strike, by R. Ferguson

Minn. Workers Fight WPA Cuts

Protest in St. Paul

Question Box, conducted by the National Educational Department

On Fair Play and Plain Fraud

“Democracy” – Salvador Style

Fischer Shocks Faithful by Swing from Stalin Line

On the Way to the Trenches

Letters to the Editor

[Editorials]

F.D.R.’s Budget Message! (cartoon)

Drive Slows Up; Branches Must Speed Fund Action, by Rose Karsner

Relief for Horses but Not for Men – That’s the Law!

Evicted Sharecroppers Start Mass Trek to U.S. Highway

Intellectuals in Retreat Is Feature of New International


Vol. III No. 3, 21 January 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Appeal Fund Nearly $2,500! Two More Weeks to Go! by Rose Karsner

1,000,000 Cut from WPA

Cropper Misery Dramatized on Missouri Road

An Editorial

Let ’Em Eat Bullets, by Carlo (cartoon)

Muniz Faces His GPU Inquisitors As Trial Nears

Barcelona Workers Face Supreme Test, by Felix Morrow

Workers in Ohio Fight WPA Cuts

Faction Fight Flares Again in U.A.W Executive Board

St. Louis Mothers Hit by Relief Cut, by David T. Burbank

Jamaica Unemployed League Meetings Illustrate New York Relief Situation, by Bill Morgan

Michigan Labor Attacked in New Governor’s Plan (Special to Socialist Appeal)

Appeal Army

Boss Plumbers Hit Labor Rates in N.Y. Lockout

Theatre Party for Dewey Fund

C.L.R. James on Successful Tour

A Visit to Germany, by Paul Fielding

Hitler Strikes Blow at 4th International

Spanish Bolsheviks Call for Aid to Comrade Muniz

Two Labor Prisoners – Two Labor Leaders, by Max Shachtman

Jewish Leader Condemns Roosevelt’s Refugee Plan

Hope for Beal Release Mounts

[Editorials]

In Missouri — America’s Own Refugees, from St. Louis Post-Dispatch (cartoon)

The Cat Sneaks Out of the Bag

Who Is the G.P.U. Sending into Mexico and Why?


Vol. III No. 4, 28 January 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Twice-Weekly Fund Only $200 Short of the Goal! by Rose Karsner

Save the Auto Union!

Barcelona Can Be a Second Madrid

Mich. Teamsters Battling Courts, Cops and Scabs

Jobless Parley in Fight Against Relief Slashes, by Bill Morgan

Don’t Be Fooled by F.D.R.’s Sham “Battle” for Relief!

Senate Temporizes on Relief Slashes While Roosevelt Evades Responsibility

Omaha Strikers Stand Firm As Bosses Weaken

James Tour Continues with Striking success

Painters Reject Weinstock Plan on Maintenance

Appeal Army

Textile Workers Win Concessions

Let’s Have “Appeal Minute Men” Says Chicago Agent, by Karl Schier

15 Convicted in “Lubin Case”

LaGuardia Chisels on Housing Funds, by Grace Saunders

New Leader Promises Nice War If We Are All Good Patriots, by Max Shachtman

Stalinist Kowtow to Greek Dictator

Times Leads Pack Attacking Mexicot

Rochester Union Fights Boss War

Questions

Ohio Activists Discuss Work (Special to Socialist Appeal)

Progressives Win in Firemen Vote

“Help! Police!”

Chicago Party, Y.P.S.L. Picket Dinner for Fascist, by Al Liebeck

Blackwell Will Speak at Meeting

[Editorials]

Let Us Arm Ourselves, Too! by Carlo (cartoon)

Question Box, conducted by the National Educational Committee

Socialist Party-Old Guard Fusion Nears Ratification

Best Labor Paper Our Goal, by B.J. Widick

What Does S.P. Say on Rourke?

Varied Content in Feb. New International

Letters to the Editor


Vol. III No. 5, 4 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Over the Top! The Twice-Weekly Begins Feb. 8!

Over with a Bang! by Rose Karsner

F.D.R. Admits War Aim

Auto Workers Union Faces Deeper Split

Senate Carries House Slash of Relief Budget

New Crisis Brews in Europe; Negrin Abandons Barcelona

Suicide or Struggle – These Choices Face the Unemployed, by Bill Morgan

Omaha Drivers Solid in 22nd Week of Strike

St. Louis Workers Demand Funds for Sharecroppers

Green’s Tone Changing as Workers Press for Peace

Appeal Army

Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party Drops Independent Action in Move to Right

Chicago and Flint Hear C.L.R James

Detroit’s Beer Drivers Spurn Wage Cut Plan

New Dealer Gets Job; A.L.P.er Is Rewarded

Chicago Primary Candidates Avoid Main Issues, by Albert Gates

Score Board

Sam Bauman (obituary)

Why the Defeats in Spain? by Felix Morrow

Workmen Circle Pushes S.P.-Old Guard Fusion

New York Y.P.S.L. Honors Three Revolutionary Chiefs

American Fund Group Formed in New Haven

Pouliopoulos, In Metaxas Jail, Greets Fourth International

Marxist School Will Open February 27th

Like Children

Ryan, Lincoln Brigader, To Speak at S.W.P. Meet

[Editorials]

“ Your Interests in South America Are Menaced!” by Carlo (cartoon)

An Editorial

New Soviet Decrees Reflect Acute Crisis in Production, by John G. Wright

Harry Wicks Turns Up Under Lovestone’s Wing Again

Old Law Houses Peril Workers


Vol. III No. 6, 10 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Roosevelt Plots for War

Negrin Government Seeks Deal to Surrender to the Fascists

An Editorial

The Tragedy of Spain, by Leon Trotsky

Cleveland Auto Local Attacks Faction Fight

Line Utility Co. Pockets By T.V.A. Purchase Plan

Refugee Numbers Increase as Democracies Stall Aid

Stalinist Control of Teachers Union Is A.F.L. Excuse to Hit Real Progressives

Montana Union Opposes Roosevelt War Program

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Appeal Army

Ind. SWOC Pushes Organization as Governor Mediates Demands

Stalinists Stage Patriotic Assembly in Los Angeles Relief Cut “Protest”, by N.J. Shilzony

Bambrick-LaGuardia Force Shabby Compromise on Elevator Operators

CIO-AFL Responsible for Oregon Anti-Labor Measure

Meager Child Aid Bars Jobs for Mothers

Register Now

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

“Death to Jews and Trotsky!” Cry Rioting Mexican Fascists

Hollywood Merry-go-round

On the Way to the Trenches

On the Line – With Bill Morgan

Deputies Are Unanimous for Colonial Slavery

Labor Opposes Proposed Rochester Sales Tax

“Neighborliness”

[Editorials]

The Dis-semble Line! by Carlo (cartoon)

Their Government, by James Burnham

Huge Swindle Seen in Gov’t Security Fund Bond Scheme, by Grace Saunders

Labor Looks through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

India Congress Defeats Gandhi


Vol. III No. 7, 14 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Launch Fight to Save U.A.W.

People’s Front Deserts Spanish Anti-Fascist Struggle

“The Bulwark Against War and Fascism!” By Carlo (cartoon)

Roosevelt Again Covers Up Cut in Relief Funds

Left Wing Wins in Mine Workers Union Elections

Brewery Union Success Points to Martel Ouster

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

V.R. Dunne Asks Unity Convention for Auto Workers

One Convention – One Union – One Fight Against the Bosses!

Appeal Army

Armour Yields at Fargo

Frisco Unemployed Form Strong Union, by Bill Gannon

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Rank and File Fur Unionists Condemn Jt. Council Regime

Judge Issues Injunction Against Chi. News Guild

Wilson-Jones Co. Tied Up by Office Goods Union Strike

Puerto Rican Bosses Spike Wage-Hour Act

Stalinists Woo Boss Dominated Oil Fillers Ass’n

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past, by Emanuel Garrett

The February New International

[Editorials]

For Grynszpan: – Against the Fascist Pogrom Gangs and Stalinist Scoundrels, by Leon Trotsky

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 8, 17 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Demonstrate Against Fascist Garden Rally on Feb. 20!

Auto Locals Vote for C.I.O.

Negrin Begs “Safe” Peace from Franco

Hainan Seizure Gives Japanese Strategic Base

Applying Their Trade Union Line! by Carlo (cartoon)

Does Hillman’s Letter Presage Purge in C.I.O.

Irish Republicans Open New Drive Against English Rule, by Thomas O’Reilly

Rubber Strike in Third Week

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Who Claims Relief Not Needed?

Appeal Army

Oakland Cops Beat, Arrest Anti-Franco Picketers

Akron Moralizers Slander Laborers on Public Works

Mutual Exposure Features Fight

Jersey Alliance Members Fight Wrecking Crew

Register Now

Start “Help a Refugee” Campaign

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Britain, Playing Arabs Off against Jews, Opens London Parley on Palestine Issue

Left Jabs, by Bill

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

[Editorials]

Intellectual Ex-Radicals and World Reaction, by Leon Trotsky

Their Government, by James Burnham

The Politics of Pope Pius

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

Fact of the Week


Vol. III No. 9, 21 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

The Unemployed Are Not Guinea Pigs!

Labor! Picket the Fascist Garden Rally on February 20!

Japan Menaces USSR

Azana, Negrin Seek Joint Peace Action

History of Social Patriotism (cartoon)

California Labor Protests Oakland Police Brutality

Muniz Safe but Carlini Missing

British Head Jobless for Compulsory Labor Camps

Liberties Report Proves Need for Workers Guards

Omaha Truckers Win Union Shop, Wage Increase

Shachtman Will Debate Bohn on F.D.R. Support

Stalinist Knife-Men Break Up Meeting

Sailors See Lesson for All Workers in Auto Situation

Wilson-Jones Strike Victory

Wreckers Raid Sea Radio Union Local, Oust Sec’y

Hungry Mother Tries “Hold Up”

Appeal Army

Unemployed Union Victorious in Long Fought Marcus Case

Stalinist Attempt on James Meeting Defeated

University Official Stooges for Big Rubber Companies

Akron Council Voids Fake Ballots for Stalinist Bloc, by R. Ferguson

Register Now

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Refugee Committee Decides to Abandon All Its Efforts

Old Guard-S.P. Unity Pushed by Reading Scheme

Seeing the Plays

British Officials Prepare to Dash Zionist Hopes, by Felix Morrow

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past, by Emanuel Garrett

Cardenas Gov’t Condemns Land of U.S. Owners

On the Way to the Trenches

Pity the Companies!

[Editorials]

Is Stalinist Foreign Policy Moving to Conciliation with the Fascists?

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Colonel Batista Visits Mexico, by Miguel Sanchez

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 10, 24 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

‘Save Union’ Move Gains More Locals

50,000 Anti-Nazis Answer S.W.P. Call

Oakland CIO Hits Stalinist for Fink Action in Arrests

Loyalists Ready to Make Peace If No Reprisals

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Inside the Garden, by Argus

[Editors’ Note]

Appeal Army

Demonstration Sidelights, by B.J. Widick

Register Now

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

[Editorials]

Save The Union! by Carlo (cartoon)

Their Government, by James Burnham

Judiciary Crawls with Corruption

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 11, 28 February 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Fight Nazis in Los Angeles

Flint Backs C.I.O. Auto Convention

8 Locals Quit WAA, Form Fighting Union

Alliance Meeting Waves War Flag, by Bill Morgan

Trial Set For 5 Arrested at Anti-Nazi Rally

An Open Letter – To Members of the Communist Party

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Showdown Near in Detroit Auto Union Struggle

Bosses Use Auto Union Split to Push Anti-Labor Law as UAW Fails to Act

Minneapolis Cab Drivers Strike to Win Contract

Appeal Army

Begins This Monday

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Left Jabs

More Sidelights on the Anti-Nazi Demonstration

“I Am Joining the S.W.P.”, by Ruth Raffner

LaGuardia Cops Beat Up Negro in Police Station

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

Farrell Demands Mayor Explain Protecting Nazis

[Editorials]

“No Pasaran”, by Carlo (cartoon)

In This Corner, by Max Shactman

Dark Cloak of Secrecy Lifted from FDR War Entanglement

James, Russell Debate Capitalist System Before Large Audience


Vol. III No. 12, 3 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Spanish Militants Describe Escape from Barcelona, by Terence Phelan

Traitors Knife Spain

Roosevelt Asks Labor to Form National Front

The Support of the Democracies, by Carlo (cartoon)

F.D.R. Spokesman Goes Down Line For Big Finance

Los Angeles SWP Pickets Nazi Meet

Hearst’s Hired Gangsters Slug Strikers Again, by Al Liebeck

2 Arrested at S.W.P. Leaflet Distribution

Stalinists Endanger Jobs of 20,000 at Auto Plant

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Akron Bosses Initiate Drive Against W.P.A.

Boss Regime Aims Blows at French Revolutionists

Appeal Army

Goodrich Workers Fight to Keep 30-Hour Week)

Calif. Devises New Anti-Labor Trick to Hit Chrysler Union

Anti-Nazi Pickets Trial Set Thursday

2 Join Party at New York Morrow Meeting

Now in Session

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

March New International

[Editorials]

Should Fascists Be Allowed the Right of Free Speech?

Their Government, by James Burnham

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

Society Note


Vol. III No. 13, 7 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Court Outlaws Sit-Downs

New Fight Begins for War Referendum

Auto Union WPA Division Periled by Stalin Gang

“Our Interests” Must Be Defended! by Carlo (cartoon)

Barrio Named President, But He Plays It Safe

Caribbean Naval Maneuvers Aim at Intervention

An Editorial

British Overlords Sole Gainers in Palestine Conference Plan, by Felix Morrow

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Tanner, Bates Charges Dropped

Billings Again Denied Pardon by Calif. Board, by Norman Mini

Appeal Army

Liberation Seen Near for Framed Harlan Miners, by Martin Harvey

S.W.O.C. Forces End of Indiana Company Union

Akron Lodge Wants SWOC to Demand 30 Hour Week

Minneapolis Party Holds Successful Series of Forums

The Dunce Hat for You, Ruth

Lehman Seeks to Impose Sales Tax on N.Y. Workers

Now in sessio0n

Many Negroes Attend James Fresno Meeting

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Hollywood Merry-Go-Round

Labor Skates Back Mayor Kelly in Chicago Primary, by Albert Gates

On the Way to the Trenches

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

S.W.P. Leaflet to All Jewish Labor

[Editorials]

Thomas Jefferson’s Strange Return to Life, by Chris Andrews

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman


Vol. III No. 14, 10 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Mass against WPA Cuts on April 1!

Madrid Seeks Truce

Martin Tries to Skip Affiliation Question

“A Job for Every Worker”, by Carlo (cartoon)

Bosses Act Fast Following Court Sitdown Ruling

Army Bill Voted by House Is One More Step on War Road

Thousands Fired from W.P.A.in First Slashes

Carl Hichin Quits C.P. in Canada; Joins 4th Int’l

C.L.R. James Ends Tour In California

Gandhi Fast Is Forerunner of Major Indian Struggles, by Sherman Stanley

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Appeal Army

Stalinist Get a Vote Licking

Dunne Reports on Anti-Fascist Turnout in N.Y.

400 Workers Hear Shachtman Explain Situation in France

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

“ The Way to Fight against Fascism Is to Lie Down and Make Believe You Are Dead”, by Felix Morrow

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

Farmer Labor Council Makes Gains in Minn.

Society Notes

Respectable “Anti-Fascists” Stage a Very Miserable Show

[Editorials]

Japanese Economy Strained to Meet Growing Burdens

Their Government, by James Burnham

Thomas Jefferson’s Strange Return to Life, [by Chris Andrews]

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 15, 14 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Fight Repressions in Spain, by Felix Morrow

CIO Heads Meet AFL over Unity

The Gravedigger of the Revolution, by Carlo (cartoon)

An Editorial

Roosevelt Attacks Referendum on War

Would Restore Voucher System for Unemployed

SWP Picket Line Fights Fascists in Los Angeles

Police Give Nazi Personal Guard

Left Jabs, by Bill

Appeal Army

Grave Crisis Threatens California Unemployed; Olson Favors Bosses, by Norman Mini

Flint S.W.P.’ers Picket Meeting of Labor Hater

New Insurance Boss to Slash Ohio Payments

La Voz Breaks with Stalinites over Spain War

C.C.N.Y. Students Hear Morgan Attack Fascists

Andrews and Birch Trial Set Saturday

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

The Only Way to Fight Against Fascism Is to Organize Workers’ Defense Guards, by Felix Morrow

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

[Editorials]

Why I Decided to Quit the Communist Party, by Carl Hichin

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

SP’s Rev. Sec’y Burt Joins Anti-Labor Pastorate to Bring “Heaven on Earth”

American Fund Asks Names on Indian Petition

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 16, 17 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

An Editorial

Hitler in New Grab

Miaja Paves Way for Capitulation

Stalin Offers Olive Branch to Hitler in Apologizing for the “Fascist War-Mongers”, by Max Shachtman

A.F.L. Balks at C.I.O. Proposals for Union Unity

Attack Launched in Senate against Trotsky and SWP

Coughlin’s Rally Gathers Labor-Hating Riffraff, by Thomas O’Reilly

Muniz Describes Role of Loyalist Army Command, by F. Grandizo-Muniz

India Congress Meets as British Begin New Terror, by Sherman Stanley

L.A. Police Gas Pickets Protesting Fascist Meet

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

SWP Aids Guild Picket Hearst

Shoe Workers Organize Fight Against Stalinists

Appeal Army

Minnesota Bill Would Outlaw Union Activities

N.Y. Housing Plan Is Faced with Oblivion, by Grace Saunders

Burnham Speaks on Fight against Fascism in U.S.

Building Strike Ended in Minn.

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Spain, Yesterday and Today – In the Daily Worker’s Columns

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

[Editorial]

A Short History of Liberalism, by Carlo (cartoon)

Their Government, by James Burnham

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

Newark Jobless Set for Action


Vol. III No. 17, 21 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Hitler Marches Eastward

Auto Progressives Confer on Program

The Champions of Democracy at Work! by Carlo (cartoon)

Plan Submitted to Cut 400,000 from WPA Lists

Latin America Will Get Guns in Congress Bill

Who Is General Miaja?

Martin Meeting Ends in Fiasco

Spanish C.P. Leaders Seek Peace with Madrid Junta, by Felix Morrow

It’s Your Money or Their Lives!

Left Jabs

Appeal Army

State Moves to Curtail Aid to N.Y. Job-Seekers

1,800 Workers Strike Servel Electrolux Co.

Election Victory to Progressives and Akron in Council, by R. Ferguson

Strike For Six-Hour Day Voted by N.Y. Plumbers

AFL-CIO Negotiations Adjourn Without Progress

Shachtman Will Debate Shaplen

Don’t Be a Fool

Rosenberg Resigns

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Nazi Thugs Have Doomed Czechoslovakia’s Jews to This (photo)

Manuilsky Expands on Stalin; Wins Defeats Through Silence

Hollywood Merry-Go-Round

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

[Editorials]

On the Causes for the Defeat of the Spanish Revolution

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Sub-human Relief Standards Is Aim of Newark Head


Vol. III No. 18, 24 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

How Can We Fight Hitler?

Stalinists Silent on Shooting of Madrid Leader

Stalin Waits for Nazi Reply to Bid

Auto Union Groups Shape Up for Coming Convention

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Anti-Nazi Call by Philly SWP

Twelve W.A.A. Locals Denounce C.P. Control

Appeal Army

Plumber Strike for 6-Hour Day Spreads Rapidly

AFL Red-Baiting Attack on CIO Hurts Unification

The Reverend Burt in a Most Embarrassing Spot

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Left Jabs

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

Spain CP’ers Told “Not to Move Against Casado” Admits Fischer

CP “Americanism Week” Hits “Isms”

[Editorials]

Japan Tries to Conceal Unrest in Korea and Formosa Colonies

Their Government, by James Burnham

Saga of a Liberal Publisher ... How He Got There, by Sol Brodwin

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 19, 28 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Workers Can Defeat Hitler

France Speeds Trend Towards a Dictatorship

U.S. “Democracy” Bared in Report

Madrid Surrender Near; Negrin Works with Miaja

Pittman Bill Frees U.S. Hands for War

Office Workers Quit CIO; Protest Union Bureaucracy

SWP Picket Threat Stops Philadelphia Fascist Meet

Left Jabs, by Bill

Reactionary Swing at Martin Auto Convention Swamps Lovestoneites

Stalinists Be Appeal Salesman; “Last Time”, Says Minneapolis

Appeal Army

Fighting Jobless Union Prepares April 1st Action

April New Int’l Carries Trotsky Pivert Letters

Servel Strike Ties up Plants

Tenant Farmers Quit CIO Union

[Notice], by The Manager

Off the Record, by Dwight Macdonald

Liberty la Roosevelt (photo)

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

The ‘War for Democracy’ on the Home Front (photo)

Cops Admit Frame-Up Was Ordered Against Pickets

[Editorials]

What Lies Behind Stalin Bid for Agreement With Hitler? by L.T.

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Canada 4th Internationalists Begin Publication of Socialist Action


Vol. III No. 20, 31 March 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Demonstrate against W.P.A. Cuts on April 1!

Madrid Crushed under Iron Heel of Franco

Newark Jobless Balk Proposals to Slice Relief

Lewis Prepares Showdown with CP at Auto Convention

Uneasy Interlude Opens in Europe

“Independence” Is Cry at Meeting of Puerto Ricans

Teachers’ Union Adopts War Monger’s Program

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Regional Pact May Result from New England Trucking Strike, by B. Harde

American Fund Asks Clothing for Refugees

Militants in Calif. Unemployed Council Lick Stalinist Sabotage

Appeal Army

Workers Strike Hetrick Plants in Two Cities

Knitgoods Union Elections Give C.P. Stinging Rebuff

Pacifists Gather to Bemoan Hectic World We Live In

Are You Going Underground?

Chicago SWP and YPSL Picket German Consulate

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Hollywood Merry-Go-Round

Pro-War Advocates Stage Exercise in Flag-Waving

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

Gandhi Gives “Advice” To British Imperialists, by Sherman Stanley

Not a Peep out of C.P. on Miaja

Film Department

Jobless, He Kills Himself

[Editorials]

Shocking Conditions Revealed in Mines by Medical Report

Their Government, by James Burnham

Perkin’s Report Depicts Plight of Older Workers Under Capitalism

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


Vol. III No. 21 April 4, 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Shall We Be Fooled Now As in 1917?

Not A Cent, Not A Man for Boss War!

No Men Wanted/Your Country Needs You!! by Carlo (cartoon)

Unemployed and Youth to Be Cannon Fodder, by Bill Morgan

Secret Plans Already Formed for Iron Dictator in America, by Hal Draper

Trotsky Interviewed by the London Daily Herald – Only Labor Can Stop War

Where Wall St. “Defends Democracy” (photos)

Wars Since the “War to End War”

Green and Lewis Unite in War Mobilization Plans, by Stan Lauren

Appeal Army

Gen. Johnson Cooks up New Scheme To Avoid Popular Referendum on War, by Albert Goldman

Off The Record, by Dwight Macdonald

“ Turn Imperialist War into Civil War”, by V.I. Lenin

“ The Main Enemy Is in Your Own Country!” by Karl Liebknecht

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

Leon Trotsky Addressing the Red Army (photo)

[Editorials]

[Photos from Last War]

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

In What War Shall I Take Up Arms and Fight? by Eugene V. Debs


Vol. III No. 22, 7 April 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Britain Trying to Mend Fences with New Bloc

Our Turn to Do Some Slashing! by Carlo (cartoon)

New W.P.A. Cuts Decreed; Jobless Protest Slashes

Franco Forces Victims into Slave Gangs

Auto Convention Drops Posts of Vice-Presidents

Strike Victory Gains Demands For Plumbers

Sit-Down Part of Newark Protest

Stalin’s Capitulation, by Leon Trotsky

Left Jabs, by Bill

Handicapped March in N.Y. Protest (photo)

Appeal Army

New York Legislators Begin to Slash Wages

SWOC In Mass. Drive For Union Contracts

Funds Raised for Refugees

Newark School Opens April 25

New Courses in Yipsel School

Truck Bosses Threaten Suit Against Strikers

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Investigation Uncovers Shocking Medical Conditions in Mine Areas

Mass Pressure Stalls Canada Conscript Plan

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

Hollywood Merry-Go-Round, by Nat Levine

Debate Shows Shaplen Condones 1919 Murders

Society Notes

A Salute to David Rey, by Douglas Conley & Mary Wills

Tsar to Lenin Shown at Forum

Refugees Need Clothing Says American Fund

Dunne Speaks at Anti-War Strike

[Editorials]

Their Government, by James Burnham

Workers’ Forum

A Young Anti-Fascist Contributes to the Fund for Political Refugees, from Richard


Vol. III No. 23, 11 April 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

New Mass Murder Impending

Apex Ruling Hits Unions

Pre-View of the War against Fascism, by Carlo (cartoon)

Hudson to Run for Mayor in Mpls. Election

Union Leaders Help Kelly Get Close Victory, by Albert Gates

YPSL in Akron Under Probe; Five Are Jailed – Youths Manhandled for Distributing Leaflets

Pacific Coast Seamen Face Critical Fight, by Thomas

Action, Not Lobbying, Needed to Fight W.P.A. Cuts

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Program Adopted at World Congress Is Published by S.W.P.

CP Perils Union of Insurance Agents

Appeal Army

Y.P.S.L. National Council Meeting Discusses Growth of Organization

Society Notes

Minn. Jobless Protest Relief and WPA Cuts

Saunders Found Guilty by Judge

Trotsky Letter to Modern Quarterly

Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

Wall Street Cracks Whip at “Democracy” Meet

Hunger, Fear, Misery – That Is All Capitalism Has to Offer Us

Where Will the C.L.U. Draw a Line on “Freedom to Speak”?

New Courses Open in Y.P.S.L. School

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

[Editorials]

Courts Invent Means to Break Strikes When Employers Cannot, by Felix Morrow

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

To Honor Tresca on His Fortieth Year as Militant

Workers’ Forum


Vol. III No. 24, 14 April 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

War Threat Issued by England

Senators Quibble While Poor Starve

Baruch and H. Stimson Push FDR War Plans

Three Down, One to Go! by Carlo (cartoon)

Sailors Hurl Strike Threat at Fink Halls

Calif. Judges Seek to Ban Closed Shop

An Editorial

Akron YPSL Campaign Goes on Despite Arrests

Mobilization Day Draft Plans Are All Prepared, by Hal Draper

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Appeal Army

Who is Bernard Baruch, New Neutrality Expert? by Nat Levine

Give Cold Reception to Martin

On the Way to the Trenches

Stalinists Face Libel Charge in Suit by S.T.F.U.

Y.P.S.L. School Changes Schedule

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

Why Doesn’t the C.P. Expel Gen. Miaja?

Social Democrats Insist on Capitualtion by S.P.

Mental Blizzard Befogs N.Y. Pacifist Meeting

Mergott Strike Strong Despite AFL Aid to Co.

On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

Jobless Stage a New Kind of Easter Parade

A Mid-Western Story – The American Way, by Carl O’Shea

Society Notes

[Editorials]

Ireland Recalls Anniversary of Easter Week Insurrection, by Bill Morgan

Their Government, by James Burnham

Unions Discuss Action Against Anti-Labor Bill

Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

Workers’ Forum


Vol. III No. 25, 18 April 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

Kill Off the Unemployed!

Ready to Plunge U.S. into War

Stalin’s Bloody Record in Spanish Civil War Exposed by Ex-Secret Service Head

Roosevelt’s Appeasement Policy, by Carlo (cartoon)

An Editorial

Passport Trial of Three Opens in Rubens Case, by Nat Levine

Big Battles Loom Ahead for Automobile Workers

Student Strike Against War Set for April 20

Crack Control of C.P. in Food Union Election

Appeal Army

Articles on War Crisis Featured in New Int’l

Akron Yipsels Rejecting Deal Ask Jury Trial

Rumor ...

Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

Mass Drive for Jobs Blocked by C.P.ers

Fourth Int’l Bureau Issues Statement on Diego Rivera

Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

Society Notes

[Editorials]

British Imperialism Prepares for War to Save Its Spoils of Piracy, by Sherman Stanley

In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

Workers’ Forum


Vol. III No. 26, 21 April 1939
Socialist Appeal
Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

EDITOR:
Max Shachtman
ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Harold Roberts
Felix Morrow

STAFF MEMBERS:
Emanuel Garrett
Joseph Hansen

BUSINESS MANAGER:
S. Stanley

“Peace” Plea Cloaks War Aims

Ranks of Mine Workers Solid As Parleys Lag

Three Witnesses Are Heard at N.Y. Passport Fraud Trial, by Nat Levine

In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

Trotsky Greets Tresca on 40th Year as Fighter

Appeal Army

Inventor of Cotton Picker Says Planned Economy Only Way Out, by J. Pytlak

Convention of Project Union Opposes War

Columbus Circle Rally Is SWP May Day Plan

Yezhov’s Victims in Spain Must Cry Out

C.P.’s Mr. Ford Squirms Out of Debating James

Refugee Needs a Typewriter

In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

How Britain Rules Its Vast Colonial Empire, by Sherman Stanley

Chicago Hearst Papers Losing Heavily in Ads

Campaign of Electrical Workers For 6-Hour Day Is Model for All Unions, by Stanley Lauren

Labor Leaders Decree No May Day in France

On the Line... with Bill Morgan

Society Notes

[Editorials]

  • Fight with the Socialist Workers Party for —
  • Roosevelt’s Note
  • Diego Rivera
  • Draft the Profiteers!
  • What the Wall Street Moguls Got in “Wages”

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    On the Way to the Trenches


    Vol. III No. 27, 25 April 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    World Awaits Marching Order

    Thrust at Relief Is Congress Plan

    Krivitsky Reveals Stalin Attempts to Woo Hitler

    National Coal Strike Threat Made by Lewis

    Avoid Pressing G.P.U. Links at Passport Trial, by Nat Levine

    Sailors Victorious in Government Pledge to Discontinue Hiring Halls

    C.I.O. Auto Union Faces Attack from Many Sides

    Y.P.S.L. Leads Militant Student Anti-War Strike

    Benjamin Says “United States Not Capitalist”

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Liberal-Labor Caucus Endorses Eide as Mpls. Mayoralty Candidate

    Flint U.A.W. Jobless Ask $30, 30 Hours

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    On the Way to the Trenches

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Hitchin Attacked by C.P. Hooligans

    Society Notes

    [Editorials]

    The Coming War Will Surely See Britain’s Colonial Empire Wrecked, by Sherman Stanley

    In This corner, by Max Shachtman

    Federal Criminal Syndicalism Law Would Foist Military Rule on Labor, by Felix Morrow


    Vol. III No. 28, 28 April 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Down Tools May 1st (photo

    Jobs Not Guns: All Out to Columbus Circle, May Day, 2 P.M.

    Conscript Britain’s Workers

    Sailors Vote Strike to Bar Hiring Halls

    140 Tulsa Oil Strikers Framed by Company

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Minn. Enacts Vicious Union Busting Laws

    Yipsels Arrested for Distributing Antiwar ‘Bills

    Party Wants Action, Olson Junks Stalinists, by Norman Mini

    Appeal Army

    New York Local May Day Plans Completed

    Thomas “Socialists” Gain Control of U.P.W.U. by Unprincipled Tactics

    Hooligan Attacks on S.W.P. Speaker

    Intervention by F.D.R. Near In Coal Dispute

    An Editorial

    In the Sacrifices of Eight Men May Day’s Traditions Was Born, by Chris Andrews

    May Day, 1919 – A Lesson In Workings Of Boss Democracy, by Stanley Lauren

    Every Worker Must Master the Teachings of Marx and Engels

    A Workers’ Defense Guard Is the Only Answer to the Fascists

    Fight for Workers’ Liberation, Not for Boss Profits

    We Summon American Youth to Struggle for a New Life Not to Find Foul Death in Fighting the Bosses’ Battles

    Join the Socialist Workers Party In the Fight for Freedom! by Bill Morgan

    Death Agony of Capitalism — A Transition Program Leading to Socialist Victory

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Labor Unity Is Possible Only on a Program of Class Struggle Action

    Hollywood Merry-Go-Round, by Nat Levine

    Evidence at Passport Trial Points to G.P.U., by Nat Levine

    Society Notes

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Tsar to Lenin Feature of Cleveland May Day Celebration

    May New Int’l Features Pivert-Trotsky Letters

    [Editorials]

    The Champions of Democracy (cartoon)

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Alibis Don’t Help Liars, by Felix Morrow


    Vol. III No. 29, 2 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Hitler Demands Share Of Swag

    An Editorial

    The Kind of Democracy “We” Uphold, by Carlo (cartoon)

    One Third of W.P.A. to Be Fired by July 1

    Flint Workers Protest cuts in WPA, Relief

    Mine Owners Forcing National Coal Tie-up

    Sailors Set to Strike on All Pacific Ports

    S.W.P. Calls Anti-War Convention, by National Committee, Socialsit Workers Party

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    L.A. Mexicans Defeat Local Jim Crow Move

    N.L.R.B. Accuses Goodyear Tire Co.

    Layoff Drive Continues on N.Y. Projects

    YPSL Leads School Budget Cut Protest

    Statement by S.W.P. Branch on C.P. Role in California

    Anti-War Speeches Win Crowd from A.S.U. Rally

    New York Bill Denies Teachers Free Speech; All Laborer Is Menaced

    Sen. Reynolds on Speaking Tour For His Fascist Outfit

    Congressional Investigators Launch W.P.A Red-Hunt

    Stalinist Press at Work, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    FDR Signs Huge Planes Bill, Asks for More

    Defense Avoids Witness Stand in Rubens Case, by Nat Levine

    L.N.P.L. Convention Surprised by Stand for Workers Politics

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Society Notes

    Bendix Co. Coupon Clippers Get along

    [Editorials]

    In Its Conquest of a World Empire We See French Democracy at Work, by Sherman Stanley

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    C.P. Paint Brush Will Not Hide The Truth on Spain’s Betrayal, by Felix Morrow


    Vol. III No. 30, 5 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    F.D.R. Pushes Drive On Jobless

    Danzig New Focal Point of War Crisis

    The New Deal, by Carlo (cartoon)

    An Editorial

    British Democracy at Work in India!

    Lewis Charges Green Acts on Bosses’ Advice

    1,500 New York Workers at Anti-War May Day Demonstration

    “Three Cheers for Red, White, Blue”

    C.P. Stages a Star-Spangled Jingo Parade

    Passport Case Goes to Jury, by Nat Levine

    “We Break with the Socialist Party!”

    In the Next Issue

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Teachers Propose Opposition Slate

    Rents Rise as Housing Plans Are Forgotten

    World’s Fair Bars Jobs for Negroes

    Appeal Army

    On the Way to the Trenches

    De Valera Cancels U.S. Trip as Masses Balk at War Plans

    More People Bitten by Rats in Minneapolis

    National Coal Tie-up Delayed

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Y.P.S.L. Gains Recruits at May Day Meeting

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Whooping It Up For War With Waldman

    Society Notes

    British Lion and the Draft

    The Role of the Church

    [Editorials]

    Father Coughlin Favors Fascists Dictatorships in His Magazine, by Grace Saunders

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    French Empire Faces the Wrath of Its Oppressed Colonial Masses, by Sherman Stanley

    Memorial Needed in Puerto Rico


    Vol. III No. 31, 9 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Litvinov Ouster Bid to Hitler, by Harold Roberts

    Legislators of ‘Left’ and Right Unite to Slash Relief Funds

    “National Defense”, by Scott Johnson from the New Masses (cartoon,)

    F.D.R.’s War Against the Unemployed

    Ford Launches Phony Plan of Insurance

    An Editorial

    The Problem of the Ukraine, by Leon Trotsky

    “War On Japan For Capitalist Markets!”

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Yipsel “Jobs for Youth” Campaign Wins Support, by W.R. Manuel

    So You Have No Money – Then to Jail with You

    Four Die In New York Tenement House Fire

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    The New Leader, May Day and War, by Felix Morrow

    British Draft Plan Meets Irish Protest

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    War Notes

    Society Notes

    [Editorials]

    How to Break Strikes — Courtesy Of the War Department’s Experts, by Hal Draper

    In Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Passport Trial Finds Defendants Guilty; Had GPU Connections, by Nat Levine


    Vol. III No. 32, 12 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Soundings For Stalin-Hitler Pact Continue, by Harold Roberts

    Progress Under the New Deal, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Britain’s Ruling Class Is Maneuvering for a War Alliance with U.S.

    An Editorial

    Civil Rights Are a Crime in Hoboken

    Krivitsky Reveals Rubens Identity, by Nat Levine

    Coal Shortage Shows Might of Mine Workers

    A Conspiracy of Silence

    In the Trade Unions, by B.J. Widick

    What Do the Amendments to the Wagner Act Mean for the American Working Class? ... by Albert Goldman

    Appeal Army

    Trial of 5 Akron Yipsels Postponed

    Government Contracts Show Extent of War Preparations

    Challenge of Youth Will Increase Frequency of Issue

    An Alien – His Family Has No Right to Live

    Facts to Be Remembered

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    A Letter from China – One Amalgam That Won’t Work, from J.H. Chang

    Negrin Arrives, Makes Bow to Miaja’s “Honesty”

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Society Notes

    On the Way to the Trenches

    [Editorials]

    Senator Bilbo Presents: A Preview of the Road to American Fascism, by Ruth Jeffrey

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    The “World of Tomorrow” – A Glorified Swindle and Peepshow, by Nat Levine

    Cropper Asks and GetsHistory of the Russian Revolution

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 33, 16 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    The Old Deal/The New Deal, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Fight the Relief Cuts!

    US Mayors Admit Relief Cuts Disastrous

    Roosevelt’s Stand In Coal Crisis Draws Lewis Blast

    The New Deal’s Casualty List

    Workers Alliance Suppresses Action Demands of Members

    “Death Watch” Casts Shadow over Flint W.P.A. Offices

    Powers Continue Maneuvers for War Alliances

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    New Hearings on Ludlow Referendum, by Felix Morrow

    Situation on Coast Hiring Halls Is Acute

    Appeal Army

    Passport Forgers Are Sentenced to Two-Year Terms, by Nat Levine

    Emboldened Coughlinites Provoke N.Y. Workers, by Ben Feiner

    W.P.A. Abandons Widely Heralded Adult Education

    May New International Out

    Action Brought Action for This Jobless Worker

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    State Solons Battle for Slum Landlord, by Grace Saunders

    Protests Mount on School Budget Cuts, by W.K. Manuel

    Jingo Note Loudest at Y.C.L. Meeting, by Irving Howe

    Survey Shows the Value of W.P.A. to Entire Nation

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Daily Highlights of the N.Y. World’s Fair, by Ruth Jeffries

    Yipsels Jailed for Aiding Calif. Agricultural Strikers

    [Editorials]

    Cannon Fodder Does Not Need An Education — So the Bosses Rule

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    In “World of Tomorrow” Setting Writers Urge a World War Today, by Dorothy Williams


    Vol. III No. 34, 19 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Lewis Calls for More WPA Jobs

    Britain Is Again Rebuffed by Russia

    Roosevelt’s Pal – Anastasio Somoza, Bloody Dictator of Nicaragua, by Adolfo Zamora

    The Workers “Alliance”, by Carlo (cartoon)

    N.Y. Jobless In Three-Day Picket Line

    Coal Strike Settled With Victory for Miners in Two-Year Contract

    National Guard in Harlan

    Hague Machine Beaten

    As One Good Anti-Fascist to Another

    Boss Press Boycotts Hearings on Ludlow Referendum

    SWP Convention Endorses Twice-a-Month Challenge

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    N.J. Steel Workers For “30-Hours, $30”

    “Our Country Is in Danger”

    Appeal Army

    Ameringer Offers Pink Pill for Capitalist Ills, by Arthur Hopkins

    Unions Will Discuss Problem of Jobless

    Negro Group Asks Action on Florida Klan

    May New Int’l Features Trotsky-Pivert Letters

    Senator Feels For Turkeys — But Not for Negroes

    Workers’ Forum

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Chamberlain Offers Guiana to the Jews, by Dorothy Williams

    Hollywood Merry-Go-Round

    No Jobs for Youth Under Capitalism, by Martin Eden

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Roosevelt Has No Answer to This Question

    Chinese Patriots Handed to Japanese Warlords

    “Enlist with the S.W.P. in the Fight for Socialism” — Cannon

    Society Notes

    [Editorials]

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    The New Masses Returns to Its Exposure of Walter Krivitsky


    Vol. III No. 35, 23 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Father Coughlin—The Agent of Fascism in America

    “ Shoot to Kill” – Harlan

    It’s Happening Here! by Carlo (cartoon)

    Stalinist Sabotage Flint Jobless Action

    Pickets Ask Action on Relief Needs

    Powers Plan War-Time Dictatorships, by Harold Roberts

    Akron S.W.P. Rally Defies Labor-Haters, by Paul Fielding

    Election of Ta-thu-Thau Is Blow at French Imperialism

    Zionist Policy Played into Hands of Great Britain, by Felix Morrow

    Notice

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Political Resolution for Anti-War Convention of the Socialist Workers Party, Draft Submitted by the Political Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

    Attention! All Agents of New International

    Notice to Members

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Roosevelt Moves Do Not Deceive Puerto Ricans, by Diego Montanez

    U.S. Acts for Wall Street’s China Profits

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    “A Decent Job at a Living Wage” — New York SWP Call

    [Editorials]

    Whipping up the War Spirit, by Hal Draper

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Browder and Miaja

    June New International


    Vol. III No. 36, 26 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Danger Signal! – The Twice-a-Week Appeal Is Threatened with Suspension

    Silence Shrouds Relief Slashes

    Father Coughlin’s Lies Do Not Cloak His Rabid Anti-Semitism, by Grace Saunders

    The Gyp Joint, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Britain Seen Yielding on Russian Pact, by Harold Roberts

    Military Rule Tightens in Harlan County

    Huge Protest Meeting Against British Plan

    The Lesson of the Memorial Day Massacre – Meet Boss Attacks with Workers Defense!

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    The New Leader Tops Its Own Jingo Record

    Police in Action – the Memorial Day Massacre (photo)

    Appeal Army

    New York Housing Bill Doesn’t Answer Need

    Marxist Maulers, Stud Lonigan A.C. in Grudge Game, by Bill Clam

    Araquistain Confirms Krivitsky Testimony

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Dewey “Cracks Down” on Fritz Kuhn – For Failing to Pay Taxes

    Hollywood Merry-Go-Round, by Nat Levine

    Newark SWP, YPSL Defy Coughlinites At “Four Corners”

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Anti-Fascist Labor Guard Defends S.W.P. Meeting

    Statement of S.W.P. Rochester Branch

    Society Notes

    Quit S.P.; Join 4th International

    [Editorials]

    Bow Down! Their Majesties Are Coming – to Weld War Relations, by Sherman Stanley

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Notice


    Vol. III No. 37, 30 May 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Picket Lines Form in Detroit

    Cops Attack S.W.P. Anti-Coughlin Rally

    Canada Fourth Int’l Leads Jobless Fight, by S.S. Jordan

    Food Workers Prepare for Strike Action

    Convict Ten for Fighting N.Y. Eviction

    War Camps Await Anglo-Soviet Pact Developments

    Criminal Syndicalism Law Pushed by Administration

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Forty Million Are Without Any Kind of Medical Attention

    Appeal Army

    American Fund to Benefit By Baseball Game, by Bill Clam

    Workers’ Forum

    June Challenge Features Jobs-for-Youth Campaign

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Y.C.L.ers Whoop It Up For Country ... and War, by Irving Howe

    Gandhi Admits “Milk-and-Honey” Brought No Gains

    Fruits of Fascism

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    National Committee Asks Aid for Chinese Comrades

    Fascists Meet Freely In N.Y.

    Daily Highlights in “The World of Tomorrow”

    [Editorials]

    Y.P.S.L. Fights Education Budget Cuts in Jobs-for-Youth Campaign, by Martin Eden

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Britain Offers the Jews a Haven Unfit for Agriculture or Industry, by Dorothy Williams


    Vol. III No. 38, 2 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Dies Committee Adjourns Fake Investigation of Fascist Activities in U.S.

    Seafarers Union Ties Up 14 East Coast Ships; Tanker Strike Continues

    Twin City Unions Call for Huge WPA Protest Parade

    Plan Demonstration on WPA Cuts for June 26

    Slow Response of Branches Is Peril to Twice-a-Week Appeal

    Leading Militant of French Fourth Int’l Faces Death for Anti-Militarist Work

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    St. Paul Unions Discuss Plight of Unemployed

    In the “Nation of Homeowners”

    Lehman Signs Reactionary Devany Bill

    Local 544 Exposes Boss Inspired Court Action, by Carl O’Shea

    Akron Union Men Testify on Rule by Police Club

    C.P. Machine Forces Arbitration on Brass Rail Strikers

    Rubber Workers Pace New Activity in Akron Unions

    Farrell Forces Getting Shaky, Ask Correction, by the Political Sports Editor

    June New Int’l Features Trotsky on Bonapartism

    Workers’ Forum

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Empty Seats Greet Del Vayo’s “Explanation” of Spanish Defeat, by Felix Morrow

    400 Hear Shachtman Speak at Harvard

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    New International to Suspend Publication, Unless ...

    Society Notes

    [Editorials]

    M-Day for M.D.’s: Mobilizing the Medical Profession for War, by Sam Portnoy

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    If King George Held Court for His Exploited Subjects at World’s Fair, by Sherman Stanley


    Vol. III No. 39, 6 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Millions Starving on Relief!

    Why Coughlin’s Superiors Are Silent on His Activities

    The Real Ideology (cartoon)

    “Socialists” Back Boss War Plans

    Stalin Throws Monkey-Wrench into Anglo-Soviet Negotiation, by Harold Roberts

    Judge Frees Anti-Fascist Militants

    Gen. Moseley Testifies at Dies Hearing

    Left Wing Writers Form League, Issue Manifesto

    Briggs Strikers Picket Boss-Owned Ball Park

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Supreme Court Outlaws Okla. Jim-Crow Law

    Rorty Charges Baseball Purge in Bitter Note

    N.Y. Membership Adopts City Program of Action

    Martin Negotiates with Briggs Company

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    [Unemployed Workers in Cleveland] (photo)

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    [Editorials]

    Visits Palestine, Finds Communist Party Pursuing Anti-Jewish Line

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman


    Vol. III No. 40, 9 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    5,000 Protest Against W.P.A. Cuts

    W.P.A. To Cut Rolls Another 100,000 in June

    Down to the Bone, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Persecution of French Labor Militants Continues

    Lynch Negro Worker in Mississippi – Tortured with Hot Irons, Shot, for Refusing Pay Cut

    WAA Congress Shuns Needs of U.S. Jobless, by Stan Lauren

    Coughlin Hides a Boss Solution Behind Plea for Living Wages, by Grace Saunders

    Salem C.I.O. Votes Relief Investigation

    Parole Board to Hear Beal Pardon Plea – Unionists Ask Freedom for Leader of Gastonia Strike

    Cuba Incident Dramatizes Plight of Jewish Refugees

    Stalin Decree on Agriculture Indicates Soviet Conditions

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Why Has Curran Started NMU Spy Scare?

    Appeal Army

    Seafarers’ Strike Ends with Some Concessions to Men

    Labor Mobilizes Behind Eide in Mpls. Election

    You Know, It Ain’t Cricket To Picket

    Special Discussions on Program of Liebknecht School

    A Dublin Letter – On the Growth of Irish Nationalism, by Roderick O’Connor

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    East Side Branch Organizes Anti-Fascist Campaign

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    A Round of Applause for the Yipsel Drama Group

    Provocateur Exposed

    [Editorials]

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Letter Show How Spain’s Cause Was Sacrificed and for What

    Workers’ Forum


    Vol. III No. 41 June 13, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Father Coughlin: Fascist Demagogue – Who Is the Man, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? by Joseph Hansen

    Briggs Strikers Go over the Top with a Resounding Union Victory

    WAA Leaders Fawn Before Mrs. Roosevelt, by Nat Levine

    Picket Line Greets Fink Manned Ship

    The Carpenter, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Hail the King and Queen ... If You Believe in Cruelty and Oppression

    Mass Meeting to Greet Nat’l Convention

    Notice

    Why Did the New York Times Suppress Araquistain’s Story on Spain’s Gold

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    W.A.A. Stages Roosevelt Campaign Rally

    Appeal Army

    Teh Kind of Action That Brings Results (photo)

    Appeal Will Benefit from Boston Party

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald<(p>

    Anti-Labor Laws Enacted by Penn., by S. Foster

    Before the Nat’l Party Convention, by James P. Cannon

    Vicious Syndicalism Bill Is Passed by House of Congress

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Board Gets Petition for Beal Pardon

    Social Patriotism, Ernst Toller, Discussed in Coming New Int’l

    [Editorials]

    Araquistain’s Story of How Stalin Brought Spain’s Treasure to Russia

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    With Italy As His Model Coughlin Agitates for a Totalitarian State, by Grace Saunders


    Vol. III No. 42 June 16, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Who Is the Coughlin, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? – Installment II, by Joseph Hansen

    Fascists Wreck N.Y. Labor Hall

    Breaking Through, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Thugs Stab Worker; SWP Branches Hold Anti-Coughlin Rallies

    W.A.A. Ends Busy Week of Lobbying

    An Editorial

    Irish Revolutionists Break With Stalinism, Form Club

    “Freeing” of Mrs. Rubens Opens New Chapter in Case, by Nat Levine

    A Tribute From An Enemy

    Brooklyn Businessman Gives S.W.P. Lesson in “Americanism”

    Party Members Discuss Problems of National Anti-War Convention

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Progressive Action (photo)

    N.Y. Party at Work

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Admits Brutal Puerto Rican Rule, by Diego Montanez

    Before the Party Convention – Blast a Way Forward With a Program of Party Expansion, by James P. Cannon

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    [Editorials]

    A Quaker’s Testimony on Life in the Land of Franco Fascism, by Dorothy Williams

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    “Christian Ideal”


    Vol. III No. 43, 20 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Who Is the Coughlin, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? – Installment III, by Joseph Hansen

    Organized Labor Stages Great Comeback in Minneapolis Elections

    Roosevelt Offers Jobless 22¢ a Day

    My Friends ..., by Carlo (cartoon)

    Martin Strike Is Desperate Factional Act

    New World War Crisis Breaking on European and Asiatic Fronts

    French Dictatorship Jails Another Young Militant

    Browder Announces Purge of C.P. Ranks and Leadership

    S.U.P. Bucks Government Hiring Halls

    More Discussion from Members of Party on Convention Problems

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    First Twice-A-Month Challenge Ready July 1st

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Toward the Party Convention – New Directions Require New Methods of Party Work, by James P. Cannon

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    [Editorials]

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Texas Bosses Resort to Courts in Offensive Against Unionists


    Vol. III No. 44, 23 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    Who Is the Coughlin, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? – Installment IV, by Joseph Hansen

    Administration Bill Wrecking W.P.A. Jammed Through House

    Fascists Attack Labor Meeting

    Our Own Kind of Defense, by Carlo (cartoon)

    An Editorial

    Martin’s “Strike” Folds Up

    Pre-War Crisis Shifts to Far Eastern Scene

    N.M.U. Crisis at Strike End

    Who Is Responsible for the W.P.A. Cuts?

    What the Party Members Say on National Convention Problems

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Revolutionary French Youth Unite Forces

    Appeal Army

    Protests Headline on League for Cultural Freedom, from Dwight Macdonald (letter)

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Toward the Party Convention – On Mass Work and Its Relation to The Struggle Against Stalinism, by James P. Cannon

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    [Editorials]

    Trying to Bring Idle Money, Idle Men Together by Mumbo-Jumbo

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Equipped with Diplomas, School Graduates Join Lines of Jobless, by Tony Chapman


    Vol. III No. 45, 27 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    S. Stanley

    F.D.R. Gives War Defy to Japan

    Who Is the Coughlin, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? – Installment V, by Joseph Hansen

    Officials Put W.P.A. Slash into Effect

    Peace and Democracy! by Carlo (cartoon)

    Painters Rout Stalinists in Primary Polls

    Practical Struggle against War to Feature Party Convention

    Genora Johnson Hails C.I.O. Drive at Labor Gathering

    Militant Urges I.L.G.W. to Form Labor Defense Guards

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    They Showed the Way to Fight W.P.A. Cuts (photo)

    Appeal Army

    Long Island Progressive Painters Prepare to Oust Stalinists

    Book Proceeds to Chinese 4th Internationalists

    Convention Problems of the Socialist Workers Party under Discussion

    Points of View on Issues Confronting the S.W.P. National Convention

    Sentence 3 For Pleading Case of Jobless Workers

    Bronx A.L.P. Calls Outdoor Anti-Coughlin Rally

    Convention Note

    Challenge Out

    Spikes in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Before the Party Convention – For a Three-a-Week Appeal – On the Road to a Daily Paper, by James P. Cannon

    Publication of Luxemburg Work Begins in New Int’l

    Society Notes

    [Editorials]

    Stopping the Cancer of Fascism – by C.P.’s Methods or by Ours? by Hal Draper

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman


    Vol. III No. 46, 30 June 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Powers Move to Brink of War

    Painters Oust C.P. Machine

    75 Months of the New Deal, by Carlo (cartoon)

    SWP Convention Opens Friday

    Revolt Against Leadership in N.M.U. Grows

    Councilmen in Attack on Otto Popovich, by Martin Davey

    F.D.R. Trying to Save War Deal By Four Billion Dollar Program

    Coughlin Followers Disrupt Meeting of 18,000 in New York

    National Campaign Launched for Framed Du Quoin Miners

    Anti-War Convention Problems under Discussion

    Appeal Army

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Who Is Coughlin, What Is His Program, How Did He Rise? – Installment VI, by Joseph Hansen

    C.P. Leadership of Bedding Local 140 Persecutes Critic

    Illinois Jobless Back Yipsel Job Campaign

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Quits C.P., “Joins Growing Parade of Revolutionists”

    Toward the Party Convention – On the Relation Between Mass Agitation and Trade Union Work, by James P. Cannon

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    [Editorials]

    The New Deal Skirts U.S. Housing Needs to Build Its War Machine, by Ruth Jeffrey

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Towards the Drawing of a Balance Sheet on the Kremlin’s Purges, by M.N.


    Vol. III No. 47, 4 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Upon Whom Shall We Rely to Fight Coughlin? – Installment VII, by Joseph Hansen

    F.D.R. Relief-Wrecking Bill Dooms Millions of Jobless to Starvation

    The Platform of “Social Justice” (cartoon)

    Delegates Pour into N.Y. For Convention Opening

    Coughlinites Attack Nat’l Office Guard

    Fourth International Greets Party’s Nat’l Anti-War Convention

    British Give Way in Far East as Hitler Prepares Danzig Grab

    Coughlinites Annoy Appeal Salesman, Cops Arrest Latter

    Gulf Seaman Push Revolt Against NMU Leadership

    Mrs. Rubens “Freed”, Spins New Plot on Kremlin Order, by Tony Chapman

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Discussing the National Convention Issues

    Appeal Army

    Joint A.F.L., C.I.O. Labor Day Parade

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Slum Dwellers Protest Boston Clearance Plan

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Minn. Farmer-Labor Confab Skirts Basic Problems

    Definition

    [Editorials]

    Striking a Balance of Labor’s Recent Minneapolis Campaign

    New Testimony Damning Stalin Policy of Rule or Ruin in Spain, by Ray Robbins

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Striking a Balance of Labor’s Recent Minneapolis Canpaign


    Vol. III No. 48, 7 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    We Can Rely Only on Labor to Fight Coughlin’s Gangs – Final Installment, by Joseph Hansen

    Socialist Workers Party Convention Calls for Fight against Boss War

    Action, Not Talk, Will Stop the Enemy! by Carlo (cartoon)

    British Labor Skates Raise War Clamor

    Roosevelt Signs Bill Wrecking the W.P.A., by Ray Robbins

    Sidelights on the Convention

    Anti-Coughlin Witnesses Get Run-Around

    Militants Fight Scheme to Put Jobless in Work Camps

    S.P. Jobless Organization Raises Political Barrier

    A Fraternal Hand from the British 4th International, from C.P. Stanton

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Convention Resolution on Workers Defense Guard

    Appeal Army

    Coughlinites Are Seen for What They Are

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Oakland Alliance Expels Two for Militant Action

    Jobless Seek Action, Get Talk Fest

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Life and Liberty under New Deal – When a Jobless Family Asks for Some Coal

    Canadian C.P. Suspends Publication of Daily Paper

    [Editorials]

    Weakness of the Labor Campaign in Minneapolis — A Balance Sheet, by Karl O’Shea

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 49, 11 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Let the People Vote on War!

    W.P.A. Construction Strike Will Force Congress to Change Law! by Tony Chapman

    It’s a “Trick”! by Carlo (cartoon)

    Labor-Haters Pour Money into Growing Coughlin Movement, by Joseph Hansen

    Mpls. Drivers Win Gains in New Contracts

    I.L.G.W.U. Local Discusses Defense Guards

    The State of the Nation

    Anti-War Convention Ends Spirited Session

    Convention Adopts Program of Expansion In Organization Drive to Build the S.W.P.

    Sailor Spike F.D.R. Order on Fink-Halls, by C. Thomas

    Circulate Petitions Against Reactionary Mass. Election Law

    Men and Scenes at the National Anti-War Convention of the S.W.P. (photos)

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Jobless Go without Relief, Officials Get New Cars, by Bill Morgan

    Appeal Army

    Shoe Workers Out on Strike

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    “SWP and Negro Work”, Resolution Adopted by the National Convention

    Workers’ Forum

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    [Editorials]

    In the Disease Ridden Slums We See an Indictment of Boss Rule, by Ruth Jeffrey

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 50, 14 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Let the People Vote on War! by James Burnham

    Workers! One Hundred Percent Support to the WPA Strikers!

    Build Workers Defense Guards against Fascism, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Coughlin Delivers Fascist Blast Agaisnt Workers Defense Guards, by Joseph Hansen

    New Deal Officials’ Threats Fail to Slow Up National W.P.A Strike

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Rochester Gears into Nat’l Anti-Coughlin Campaign

    Y.P.S.L. Will Picket French Consulate

    Fascists Threaten Negro Actor

    The Convention Photos

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    WAA Head Snipes at WPA Strike, by Ray Robbins

    Chicago Relief Slashed, by S.B. Grant

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    [Editorials]

    Twin City W.P.A. Workers Stage Strike Again Starvation Bill, by Carl O’Shea

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    California W.A.A. Exceeds Itself in Gross Stupidity

    Defy Coughlin Fascists at Bronx Outdoor Meeting

    Watch Out for Stalinists Scabbing


    Vol. III No. 51, 18 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Let the People Vote on War! – Part II, by James Burnham

    New Deal Strikebreaking Moves Fail to Smash W.P.A. Strike Lines

    Not so Fast, Mr. Dubinsky!

    North Beach Airport Is Center of W.P.A. New York Strike Struggle

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Newark Fires Opening Gun in Fund Drive

    Two Letters – On Their Morals and Ours, from Mitchell Raffer

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Threaten to Spread Strike in Auto Plant

    Not Our Kind of Job! by Carlo (cartoon)

    Protests Hounding of S.W.P. Literature Salesmen by Police, by Edward R. Frank

    S.P. Tries to Squirm Out of Disgraceful Strike Stand, by E.R. McKinney

    New Castle Police Beat Negro Worker

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Flying Squadron Pull St. Louis W.P.A. Projects

    Speakers at Puerto Rican Rally Flay Yankee Imperialism

    Workers Swelter, “Society” Opens Swimming Pool

    [Editorials]

    Tightening the Belt! by Carlo (cartoon)

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    New Deal Strikebreaking Moves Fail to Crack W.P.A. Strike Lines


    Vol. III No. 52, 22 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Take Slave Wages or Starve! Declares “Pink Slip” Roosevelt, by Tony Chapman

    Let the People Vote on War! &ndassh; Part III, by James Burnham

    Minnesota Labor Honors Its Martyr

    Project No. 1, by Carlo (cartoon)

    S.W.P. Leads Anti-Coughlin Picket Line

    News from WPA Strike Front Shows Picket Lines Hold Solid

    Finks Find Going Tough

    All the News That’s Fit to Print???

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    W.A.A. Publicly Joins Strikebreakers

    The Way to Victory! (photo)

    On the W.P.A. Picket Line in Minnesota, by Carl O’Shea

    Appeal Army

    Workers’ Forum

    Stalinist Outfit Wrecks Alameda W.P.A. Strike

    Boston Appeal Salesman Hold Ground Against Coughlinites

    Militants Quit S.P. Jobless Organization

    Congress “Liberals” Back Down

    Watch the Anti-Coughlin Campaign in New York! by Abe Miller

    Russian Bulletin Out

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Labor Speaks – Exposing Another Political Doublecross

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Who Is the Murderer?

    Cleveland W.P.A. Strike Growing, by Art Preis

    [Editorials]

    News from WPA Strike Front Shows Picket Lines Hold Solid

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    Role of Stalinism in the Recent Minneapolis Labor Campaign, by Carl O’Shea


    Vol. III No. 53, 25 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    New Deal Hounds WPA Strikers

    Thousands of Minnesota Workers Turnout for Bergstrom Funeral, by Arthur Hopkins

    W.A.A. Strikebreakers Stand Self-Accused

    New York Strike to Continue Full Blast Says Union Leader, by Tony Chapman

    Communist Party Hatchetmen at Work

    Murray Statement on WPA Strike

    Monkeys Well Fed While Jobless Starve

    Chicago Strike of Skilled WPA Labor Grows

    New Haven Cops Arrest Two at Anti-Coughlin Meeting

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Lundeberg Raps Stalinist Trick

    Another Vicious Swipe at Chicago’s Jobless, by S.B. Grant

    Appeal Army

    Let the People Vote on War! – Part IV, by James Burnham

    Workers’ Forum

    A Letter from Poland

    Scissorbill Sam Acts His Part, But Fails to Spike Militancy

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Stalinist Stooge Spoke Too Soon

    Disorganize the Organized, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Trotsky Answers “Renegades from Marxism” in August New Int’l

    Stalinist Seek to Disrupt Y.P.S.L. Activity

    New York Locals’ Activities Reviewed in Party Action

    [Editorials]

    One Project That Will Be Well Financed! by Carlo (cartoon)

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Roosevelt Prepares Frame-Up to Destroy Building Trades Union, by Ruth Jeffrey

    Guilty of Bribery? Appointed a Cop


    Vol. III No. 54, 28 July 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Do Not Fall Again for the Vile Lies of 25 Years Ago!

    Skilled W.P.A. Workers Still Out; Minneapolis Rescinds Pink Slips

    The American Way? by Carlo (cartoon)

    Coughlinites Threaten March through Jewish Quarter of New York

    Flint C.I.O. Auxiliary Brands F.D.R. Strikebreaker Number 1

    This Man Didn’t Strike Against the Government, by Blake Lear

    Man Bites Dog — Paper Tells Truth

    Packard Local Quits Martin, Rejoins U.A.W.

    A Fink Gets His Reward

    Boss-Court Railroads Two Iowa Union Men to Jail

    LaGuardia Gives Whitewash to Fascists in Police Force

    Mpls. Rescinds Dismissal Slips for W.P.A. Unskilled

    Appeal Army

    Ohio A.F.L. for Unity with C.I.O., by Paul Fielding

    Jail Workers Under High Bail for Protesting Franco Celebration

    The Well-Bred Englishman

    Court Fines Philadelphia Anti-Fascist

    Russian Bulletin Out

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Workers’ Forum

    A Letter to the Editor – James T. Farrell Answers Broun

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    [Editorials]

    The Cloven-Hoof of Democracy Shows Itself in the M-Day Plan, by Hal Draper

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    The Daily Worker and the WPA Strike – A Typical Stalinist Record, by Ray Robbins

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins

    Tobacco Workers’ Local Demands Union Convention

    Return of the Prodigal


    Vol. III No. 55, 1 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Let the People Vote on War! by Hal Draper

    An Editorial

    W.P.A. Strike In N.Y. Continues; Building Trades Unions Consider Tie-Up on All Gov. Financed Jobs, by Tony Chapman

    Building Slump Charge to Big Bankers, by Ruth Jeffrey

    Minneapolis Drivers When Wage Dispute

    Branch Quotas Set for $10,000 Fund

    Allentown Workers Fight W.P.A. Layoff

    Father Coughlin Attacks American Labor Movement, by Joseph Hansen

    Baby Buggy Picket Irks Relief Official — Father Wins Bed

    Federal Agents Try Blow Against New York Teamsters

    A.F.L. Wanted Strike Extended

    W.P.A. Strike Began in the Twin Cities

    Appeal Army

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    “Labor Government Needed” W.P.A. Pickets Tell Reporter, by Neil White

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    My Day – The Unauthorized Diary of Mr. Roosevelt

    Workers’ Forum

    Trotsky Answers Moralist Critics of Marxism in New International

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    The New War

    S.U.P. Demands March to Show Labor Power

    [Editorials]

    McNutt, Hoosier Hitler, Pushed Forward by F.D.R. in 1940 Drive, by Paul Fielding

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Quotas Set for Branches of S.W.P. – War Referendum Pamphlet

    National Youth Group Forms Defense Guard

    Model Petition


    Vol. III No. 56, 4 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Harold Roberts
    Felix Morrow

    STAFF MEMBERS:
    Emanuel Garrett
    Joseph Hansen

    BUSINESS MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Appeal Readers Can Help Us Build the Party, by Felix Morrow

    Disguised Federal Agents Were “Rioters” in Mpls. W.P.A. Strike

    Ohio Auto Strikers Beat Back Police Tear Gas and Bullet Barrage

    Strikers Await Decision on Wages

    Hit at Unions in Grand Jury Investigation

    Coughlin Issues Call for Civil War Against American Labor Unions

    Anti-Labor Bill Passed by House

    An Editorial

    Construction Projects Shut Tight in Chi.

    President of Minneapolis Central Labor Union Answers Attack on WPA Strike

    Political Resolution of the S.W.P. Convention, Adopted by the National Anti-War Convention of the Socialist Workers Party

    Appeal Army

    S.W.P. Meeting Attacked by C.P. Hooligans

    F.D.R. Responsible For Ku Klux Klan Appointment

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    A Letter to the Lovestone Group – Proposing Effective Labor Action Against the Coughlinite Menace, from E.R. Frank

    Leaflets Scores Movie War Propaganda

    Chicago Relief Cut Far below Living Needs, by S.B. Grant

    Workers Alliance and the WPA Strike — A Company Union Record, by Neil White

    He Won’t Need a Pink Slip

    [Editorials]

    Somebody’s Got a Kick Coming, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Their Government, by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 57, 8 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    An Editorial

    Roosevelt Promotes Instigator of “Bloody Friday” in Minneapolis

    National Stockyard Struggle Brewing, by Porferio

    The Joker in the Deck! by Carlo (cartoon)

    Fisher Body Men Ready to Fight On

    Lending Bill Hokum Is Ended

    News Item: Senator Gets Idea

    New Relief Proposal No Help, by Neil White

    Bronx Coughlin Group Brags about Fascist Preparations

    They Cheered the Militia

    Mass Action by Negro Workers Brings Victory, by Paul Picquet

    The Boss Courts at Work

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Not a Preview of the Coming World War! (photo)

    War Referendum Campaign Notes

    Streator WPA Strikers Get Jobs Back in Settlement

    Workers’ Forum

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    An Appeal for International Solidarity Against the Repressions in France, by Marie Guerin

    New York Public School System Crippled by Cuts, by Bruno Johnson

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Who’s Against the War Referendum? – Roosevelt Gives the Whole Show Away, by Hal Draper

    [Editorials]

    Pros and Cons Not Far Apart in Congress Neutrality Act Dispute, by James Burnham

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 58, 11 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Take the War-Making Power Away from the Boss Politicians!

    Let the Profiteers Do the Dying! – The People Do Not Want to Suffer and Die in War

    Stop Fascism in America! (First Installment), by Joseph Hansen

    “Happy Days Are Here Again” by Carlo (cartoon)

    New Mass Layoffs on WPA Speeded

    Local New York Launches Drive to Place Names on Ballot

    Millions of Men Await Call to War

    Judge Rules Anti-Coughlin Salesman Can Shout Slogans

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Statements by S.W.P. Candidates for Council

    Launch Drive to Unionize WPA Workers

    Bureaucrats Win Elections in Fur Union

    Appeal Army

    Newark Calls Anti-War Meet

    Workers’ Forum

    Arrest Guild Pickets for Annoying ‘Persons Unknown’

    Y.P.S.L. Will Open Summer Camp and School August 11

    Thousands at Anti-War Rallies Called by New York S.W.P.

    Who’s Against the War Referendum? – American Legion Distrusts the People, by Hal Draper

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Who Won the World War? (diagram)

    New Masses and Father Coughlin, by Joseph Hansen

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Negro Workers at Phila. Rally Hear SWP Position on WPA, Relief

    Let’s All Stick Together, by A WPA Striker (poem )

    Democracy versus Fascism?

    [Editorials]

    The Bankers Block Construction — Blame the Unions, Says New Deal, by Ruth Jeffrey

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    CIO Unionmen Back AFL In Colorado PWA Strike, by J.T. Malley

    A Victory for Fourth International in Indochina, from Phan-van-Hum et al.


    Vol. III No. 59, 15 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Fascists March on Union Sq.

    The End of the Rainbow, by Carlo (cartoon)

    Autoworkers Win Union Recognition

    Enthusiasm Greets Party War Referendum Campaign

    Anti-Labor Practices Laid at Door of Armour Meat Co.

    Appeal Army

    Anti-War Fund Scoreboard

    Negro Dep’t Plans Work

    It’s Our Lives against Their “Responsibility”

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    This Is What the War Meant to the Bosses – 1917 (diagram)

    The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

    Union Leader Addresses Open Letter to F.D.R. on WPA Cuts, from Emil Mazey, Local 212, UAW-CIO

    Map National Drive to Aid Guild Strikers

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    Crowd Balks Coughlinite Move to Break S.W.P. Meeting, by John Travis

    7,392 Copies of Anti-War Pamphlets Are Ordered in One Week

    [Editorials]

    Colorado Strike Battle Indicates Need of Union Defense Guards

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    Sending in Your Dollars, Help Fight Coughlin

    Labor Looks Through the Press, by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 60, 18 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Workers! Mass at Union Square Saturday, Aug. 19, 4:30 P.M.

    S.W.P. Calls for United Labor Action Against the Fascist Invasion, by E.R. Frank

    New York Workers Gird for Anti-Coughlin Demonstration

    Stop Fascism in America! (Third Installment), by Joseph Hansen

    Board of War Dictators Set Up by Washington, by Hal Draper

    Four Jewish Boys Murderously Beaten by Christian Fronters

    Coughlinite Shock Troops Riot in Bronx

    New Wage Slashes for WPA, by Neil White

    Mighty Parade of New York Labor Opens AFL Convention

    War Referendum Campaign Notes

    Appeal Army

    Paul Luttinger (obituary)

    Workers’ Forum

    Workers Defense Guards and the Struggle Against Fascism – An Exchange of Correspondence Between David Dubinsky And a Rank and File Militant of Local 10, I.L.G.W.U.

    “ Blow for Blow” Against Coughlin

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    Roosevelt Embarrasses the Communist Party

    On the Line ... with Bill Morgan

    Mussolini Chops down His Own Ranks, speech of Benito Mussolini (April 2, 1931)

    [Editorials]

    The Union of “Social Justice” by Carlo (cartoon)

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    An Editorial

    Lay Plans to Fight Jobless “Deportation”

    The Editor of the Jewish Day and the Coughlin Demonstration

    CIO Packinghouse Organizer Arrested by Boss Flunkies

    Armour Rehires 15 Dismissed Workers

    The American Way – 1939


    Vol. III No. 61, 22 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Take the War-Making Power Away from Congress!

    Victory Demonstration in Union Square!

    Party Swings into Action on National Anti-War Campaign, by Hal Draper

    WPA Wage Cuts Take Effect in September, by Neil White

    New York AFL Meet Raps Roosevelt Anti-Labor Stand, by Stanley Lauren

    CIO Affiliate Backs People’s Vote on War

    An Editorial

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Coughlinites Meet under Police Guard

    Stop Fascism in America! (Fourth Installment), by Joseph Hansen

    Appeal Army

    Repulse Fascist Attempt to Rout Phila. Meeting

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    Who Won the World War? – This Is What the War Meant for the Workers! (diagram)

    The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

    Workers’ Forum

    Men and Women of Labor – Out of the Past

    September New International Features Situation in WPA

    [Editorials]

    The M-Day Plan Seen for What It Is — A Blueprint for Dictatorship, by Hal Draper

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    These Stalwarts, Having Done Their Bit, ‘Won’t Be There’, by Neil White


    Vol. III No. 62, 25 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Give to the Anti-War Party – $10,000 Fund Drive

    Stalin Gives Hitler Go-Ahead Signal!

    Enlist in the SWP to Fight Against Imperialist War, by Hal Draper

    Democracy Begins at Home, Mr. Roosevelt! by Carlo (cartoon)

    The Silence of the Tomb

    An Urgent Call — And a Warning

    N.Y. Anti-Fascist Protest Sends Coughlinites Scurrying for Cover, by Joseph Hansen

    WPA Measured in Human Lives

    World Powers Mobilize as War Threatens

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Stop Fascism in America! (Fifth Installment), by Joseph Hansen

    Anti-War Campaign

    Appeal Army

    What the N.Y. Party Did to Spike the Coughlin Parade

    In the World of Labor, by Paul G. Stevens

    The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

    A Review of the Developments Leading to the Actors’ Dispute, by B.J. Widick

    Flint CIO Council Opens Labor Party Discussion

    [Editorials]

    Their Government, by James Burnham

    These Gentlemen Are against the War Referendum

    Workers’ Forum


    Vol. III No. 63, 29 August 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    EDITOR:
    Max Shachtman
    ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
    Felix Morrow
    Emanuel Garrett

    GENERAL MANAGER:
    Martin Abern
    ASSISTANT MANAGER:
    Sherman Stanley

    Only the Revolutionary Struggle against Work and Save Humanity!

    The Truth about the Stalin Hitler Pact!

    An Editorial

    In the Labor Unions, by B.J. Widick

    Minneapolis Labor Raises Bail Fund for Indicted WPA Strikers

    Stalin’s Democratic Front, by Dolan (cartoon)

    Stop Fascism in America! (Sixth Installment), by Joseph Hansen

    The Berlin-Moscow Treaty

    Tenth Anniversary of Russian Bulletin

    Sparks in the News, by Dwight Macdonald

    The Negro Question, by J.R. Johnson

    Liberal Weeklies, Disillusioned, Break with Stalinists Over Pact

    Warning of Stalin’s Perfidy, the Appeal Forecast the Pact

    Browder Won’t Talk; Not Even When Radio Time Is Offered Him

    Pact Too Much for H. Broun

    [Editorials]

    Change Your Partners! by Dolan (cartoon)

    In This Corner, by Max Shachtman

    They Denied the Pact

    French Communist Party Cracking

    N.Y. District Dance Will Raise Funds for Anti-War Campaign


    Vol. III No. 64 September 1, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Enlist in the Fight Against War — Join the S.W.P.! – Party Reacts to War Crisis With Intensified Anti-War Campaign – Shachtman Pamphlet on Pact to Be Published This Week — Plan Mass Meetings to Explain Truth Behind the Headlines by Hal Draper Secretary, Campaign Committee Anti-War Fund Scoreboard

    Stalinist in Teachers Union Feel Pact Effect – Defeat Jerome Davis, Stalinist Candidate, In Test of Strength — George S. Counts, Progressive, Elected President of Union

    Workers! Guard Against F.D.R. Plot to Drag U.S. Into War – War Propaganda Machine Going Full Blast; Boss Press Raises Jingo Cry

    “ Pact Splits Axis Powers” – Daily Worker Headline by Hawkes (cartoon)

    Communist Party Members: Break With Stalinist Bondage! – Your Choice Must Be the Road of Revolutionary Action Against Capitalism, Not the Horrid Deception of Patriotism

    Hunger Strike Against British In Second Month

    A Lesson in the Meaning of Democracy

    Shachtman, Widick Begins Speaking Tours on the Stalin-Hitler Pact

    Appeal Army

    Cop Incites Pogrom Attack on Boston SWP – Drunken Cop Called by C.P. Urges Violence, Arrests 3

    Stop Fascism in America!-Will Father Coughlin Become Dictator of the United States? (Seventh Installment)

    Overflow Meeting Hears Party Leaders Explain the Stalin-Hitler Pact

    Browderette

    Resign from Stalinist-Run Organization

    Prominent Entertainers to Appear at N.Y. Anti-War Fighters Dance

    Events Clarify a Question: Why The C.P. Wouldn’t Fight the Fascists, Feb. 20 and Aug. 19

    Roosevelt Prosecution of WPA Strikers Hit by Sailors Union

    “ Peace” Parade Fizzles under Pact Shadow

    The Negro Question – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor With a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Who’s Against the War Referendum? – Fascists Agree with Roosevelt by Hal Draper

    Browderette

    The People Want No War

    They Are Afraid of the People

    Why They Want War

    The “New Democracy” in 1917

    Democracy?

    Champions of Peace and Democracy!

    Their Government by James Burnham

    Social Democrats In War Rally Under Guise of Pact Meeting

    Definition


    Vol. III No. 65 September 5, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Workingmen, This Is Not Our War! It Is a War of the Bosses! Down with the War!

    * Roosevelt Administration Working Overtime to Drag U.S. into the War * Only the Workers Can Stop the World Slaughter!

    Shachtman and Widick Tours, 3-a-Week Appeal Highlight Party Drive – Party Goes on War Footing As War Breaks — Open Letter to C.P. Members, Anti-War Folder Ready for Distribution by Hal Draper Secretary, Campaign Committee

    “ Government by the People” by Carlo (Political Cartoon about the secret war plans of Roosevelt and big business)

    Party Mobilization Call (From the National Committee, Socialist Workers Party)

    An End to Boss War — Says Local New York Councilmanic Program

    Text of SWP Election Program

    Stop Fascism in America! Will Father Coughlin Become Dictator of the United States? By Joseph Hansen (Eighth Installment)

    Chicago Police Harass, Arrest Appeal Salesmen

    Appeal Army

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Behind the Stalin-Hitler Pact – What It Is and What It Isn’t by Max Shachtman

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Window Dressers Ply Their Trade

    “ Unanimous”

    His Majesty’s Flunkies

    The Daily Worker

    Why the Polish C.P. Hasn’t Commented on the Pact

    “ Browder Speech Available on Records” – Daily Worker Headline by Hawkes (cartoon)

    Confusion Worse Confounded — Starring I. Begun

    I Am No Longer a Member of the Stalinist Party by Henry H. Thomas


    Vol. III No. 66 September 6, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Appeal Begins to Publish 3-a-Week

    N.Y. Party Swings Into Anti-War Action

    Roosevelt “War Deal” Acts to Provide Britain and France with War Credits – Says “I Hate War” But Acts to Enter War – War Deal Jumps the Legal Hurdles to Make The Treasury of the United States Available To the British, French War Needs

    War Briefs

    “ That’s What Wilson Said” by Carlo (cartoon)

    Repeating an Old Performance

    Funds Do Not Keep Pace With Agitation in S.W.P. Anti-War Drive by Hal Draper Secretary, Campaign Committee

    Party Asks Friends to Help Put Shachtman, Paine on N.Y. Ballot – Collection of 5, 000 Signatures for Anti-War Candidates Is Concrete Step in the Fight Against the Capitalist War

    “ Coincidence”

    Behind the Stalin-Hitler Pact – What It Is and What It Isn’t by Max Shachtman (Continued from Last Issue)

    Appeal Army

    Workers’ Forum

    Stop Fascism in America! – Will Father Coughlin Become Dictator of the United States? By Joseph Hansen (Ninth Installment)

    Britain Takes Another Step in Democracy

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Pact Shakes YCL Members

    Millstones in the Path of Progress

    “ I Hate War”

    Cannon Fodder — at Union Rates

    Social-Patriotism

    Highly Interesting Issue of New International Appears

    The Last Turn by Carlo (cartoon)

    Some Timely Words – In the Struggle Against War

    Had There Been A Liebknecht In Parliament


    Vol. III No. 67 September 9, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Bucking the War Censors

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    For the Socialist United States of Europe! An End To Boss War! – The Workers Can Stop the War!

    “ We’ll Repeat Our Performance” — Morgan (cartoon)

    Minneapolis Unions Rally to Defense of Indicted Strikers – Bail for 103 Workers Totals Half-Million Dollars — Arrested Organize in Jail

    N.Y. Election Is Rostrum for Anti-War Fight – Report Good Returns On House to House Signature Canvass

    Trotsky Statement to Press on Soviet-German Alliance by Leon Trotsky

    Wall Street Speeds American War Entry – Roosevelt Moves to Outlaw Democracy in War Preparation

    Behind the Stalin-Hitler Pact – What It Is and What It Isn’t (Continued from Last Issue)

    Workers’ Forum

    Stop Fascism in America! – Will Father Coughlin Become Dictator of the United States? By Joseph Hansen (Tenth Installment)

    Who is Winston Churchill? By Sherman Stanley

    Overheard at the Hearings of the Dies Committee

    YPSL Notice

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx (Continued in the Next Issue)

    Iron Rations

    John L. Lewis

    Judas Goats

    Not Enough

    It Won’t Take Three Years to Drive the U.S. Into the War This Time – New Deal Transformed into War Deal as the Representatives of Big Business Openly Take over the Reins of Government and Prepare the Rule of War-time Dictatorship by Dwight Macdonald

    Irish Show Hostility to British Rulers

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 68 September 11, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Trotsky Writes on War and the Nazi-Soviet Pact – Above All Else Stalin Fears Internal Revolt (Statement by Leon Trotsky to the British press)

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Roosevelt Decrees Strike at Liberties of American People – War Deal Moves to End Democracy by Attack on “Subversive Activities”

    Who Is Guilty of Starting the Second World War? By Leon Trotsky

    Bucking the War Censors

    SWP in Big Push on All Anti-War Drive Fronts – Branches Work Hard to Come in Under Wire in Fund Drive — Mass Meetings Held All Over Nation in Fight Against War by Hal Draper Secretary, Campaign Committee

    Seaman Want War Bonuses; Tie-Up Ships – But Union Officials Find “Escape Clause” for Companies

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Workers’ Forum

    The Answer Is up to You – Shall the New International Cease Publication or Continue?

    War Casts Shadow over Los Angeles Labor Day Parade

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    War Is Heaven – - For Some People

    St. Louis SWP Blasts Legion Plan to Break up CP Meeting

    Stop Fascism in America! – Will Father Coughlin Become Dictator of the United States? By Joseph Hansen (Eleventh Installment)

    Food Profiteering

    In the Streets

    Internal Passports

    He Ought to Know

    Then and Now

    What Life in U.S. Will Be Like When It Enters War — a Preview – More Light on the Life in Store for the American Worker When M-Day, Now a Plan Carefully Designed by the Generals, Becomes a Horrid Reality for all the Youth of the Nation by Hal Draper

    From England – A Revolutionary Manifesto Against Imperialist War – Manifesto of the Militant Labour League (A left-wing group within the Labour Party)

    There Is a Division of Labor Among the Many War Mongers

    Labor Looks Through The Press by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 69 September 13, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    The Fight against War Is the Fight for Socialism! (Headline above Masthead)

    F.D.R. Plots Rubber-Stamp War Congress – Will Use Whip of War Hysteria to Drive Congress – Gives War Propaganda Machine Time to Operate Before Announcing Date of Special Session — Browbeats Isolationist Group

    Indicted Strikers Win First Victory – United Labor Protest Wins Bail Reduction-Green Hits Arrests

    Inseparable by Carlo (Political Cartoon about the natural affinity between war and capitalism)

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Tammany Seeks to Block N.Y. S.W.P. Councilmanic Campaign – Branch Headquarters Open for Sympathizers Who Wish to Sign Nominating Petitions for Shachtman and Paine, Anti-War Candidates

    Gallup Poll Spreads War Propaganda by H.D. Herrick

    Progressive Labor Raps Roosevelt War-Making Plans

    Canada Under War-Time Dictatorship – Fourth International Group Challenges War-Makers by Carl Hichin

    Bucking the War Censors

    Study the Moscow Trials In the Light of the Pact

    African Soldiers and the Armies of “Democracy” by J.R. Johnson

    Maine Comrade Leads Week’s List in Subscription Drive – Renewal Subscriptions Still the Main Problem in Big Cities Which, on the Whole, Lag Behind Others

    Anti-War Frolic to Feature Many Prominent Performers

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    During the Last World War a Few Individuals Bucked the Stream And Blazed the Trail to Revolution by Joseph Carter

    Irish Masses Oppose Entry Into the War – Expose the Hypocrisy of Britain’s Concern With “Democracy”

    The War Deal by Dwight Macdonald

    The Special Session

    Conspiracy of Silence

    The French C.P.

    All Is Not Milk and Honey for the “Highly Paid” Building Workers – The Facts Show that the Average Weekly Income of these Labor “Aristocrats” Is $11 — Vigilant Unionism Is Their Sole Defense against Being Bled White by Banker-Boss by Ruth Jeffrey

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 70 September 15, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Why Is Russia Mobilizing?... By Leon Trotsky – Not Even the Kremlin Knows!

    Behind the Lines By George Stern

    F.D.R. Call Special Session to Force Vote on War Moves

    * Act of War Seen in His Statement on Defense of Canada – Sole Function of Congress Will Be to Put Rubber-Stamp on Presidential Decrees — Repeal of Arms Embargo Certain * SWP Drive To Get on N.Y. Ballot Progresses – Report Good Results Despite Interference Of Tammany

    Prices/Death (Political Cartoon – Both Rising)

    A Manifesto – To the Oppressed Peoples of Latin America, Asia, Africa!

    CIO Jobless Union Formed at Conference – Delegates at Seven State Meet Oppose F.D.R. War Plans Packinghouse Workers Want Action Policy by William Simmons

    For a Genuine Labor Stand against the War-Makers (The text of the anti-war resolution adopted by the Pittsburgh conference of the CIO United Project Workers Organizing Committee)

    In Defense of Persecuted Minneapolis WPA strikers

    All Set for Big Dance Maneuvers

    Independence of the Ukraine and Sectarian Muddleheads by Leon Trotsky

    Judas Goat

    Republican “Isolationism”

    Out of the Horse’s Mouth

    Last Call for New York Dance and Entertainment

    Life Through the Eyes of a Social-Democrat

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Patriotism Puts Blight on Finnish Movement by Tauno Vuori

    You Can Aid the Fight Against War by Signing Nominating Petitions for SWP Candidates

    F.D.R. Sheds Hypocritical Mask In Persecuting Minneapolis WPA Strikers, Says Plentywood Union

    SWP Meetings Prove Masses Against War by B.J. Widick, National Labor Secretary Judas Goat (Second Entry under this title)

    Why FDR Wants War

    Smash the Frameup

    Such Coincidence

    Manuscripts Asked for John Dewey Research Fellowship

    The Stalinist War Line Adds A New Wrinkle


    Vol. III No. 71 September 18, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Take the War-Making Power Away from Congress – Let the People Decide!, Says Minnesota Labor

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    See Swindle in New York Subway Sale

    Twenty-Five Minneapolis WPA Prisoners Are Released on Bail – Roosevelt Stooges Now Arresting Women — Labor Unions Map Plans for Fighting Indictments at Sept. 25 Trial

    Roosevelt Moves for War Under Cover of Neutrality – Congress Will Approve Actions Placing U.S. In War Camp of Allies

    “ War Babies” by Carlo (cartoon)

    Is the Partitioning of Poland Part of Hitler-Stalin Pact – An Editorial

    Bucking the War Censors

    WPA Building Strike in Third Month – Ineffectual Conduct of Strike Weakens Morale of Men by Tony Chapman

    Food Profiteering Is Hint of Days to Come – Prices Rising Everywhere in America Despite the Fact That Warehouses Are Full by B.J. Widick

    Ranks Defend Union from Thug Assault – Gangsters Threaten A.F.L. Furniture Union Organizer

    Workers’ Forum

    Independence of the Ukraine and Sectarian Muddleheads by Leon Trotsky

    Judas Goat

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Legionnaires Break Up SWP Anti-War Meet

    October New International to Be Exceptionally Good

    The Third Camp

    A Lynching Bee (An Invitation to C.Y. Harrison)

    Jail Is Better

    Machinery for Dragooning U.S. People into the War Is All Ready – Knowing That The People Do Not Want War, That They Will Not Volunteer to Lay Down Their Lives for Boss Profits, The War Deal Government Has Readied Its Draft Machinery by H.D. Herrick

    Canadian War Role Is Limited by Widespread Sentiment Against War by Carl Hichin

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 72 September 20, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Republicans, Democrats Unite Behind F.D.R. for War Session – Russia Marches into Poland –

    * War Deal Cracks down on All Critics – F.D.R. Has Already Committed Nation to War Camp of Allies
    * Balkans Now at Hitler Mercy — Japanese in New China Offensive

    Trotsky Sees Closer Hitler-Stalin Ties by Leon Trotsky

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Judas Goat

    You Can Aid the Fight Against War by Signing Nominating Petitions for SWP Candidates

    Wall Street Engineers Price Rise – Shachtman and Paine Pledge Fight on War Profiteering

    Roosevelt’s “Cash and Carry Policy” by Carlo (cartoon)

    British Seamen Help U.S. Brothers Strike Ships In War Bonus Fight – Give Splendid Demonstration of International Solidarity as They Back American Fellow-Workers in Wage Demands

    Irish Sailors Tie up Ships

    “ Leaders” Fail to Line Up Indian Masses for the War

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Farmer Labor Party Silent on War Threat – Old-Style Minnesota F.L.P. Signs Its Own Obituary

    Just Doing Their Bit

    Chinese Fourth Internationalists Mourn Loss of Comrade Lo Han Loyal Soldier of the Revolution by M.Y. Wang

    Appeal Army

    Trotsky on the Negro Question by Leon Trotsky

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Workers’ Forum

    Turning PWA into War Instrument

    The War Deal by Dwight Macdonald

    G-Men Go after War Opponents

    We’re for War, Too!

    Arch Hypocrites

    Unions and the War

    Judas Goat (Second entry with this title)

    Pity the Poor Stalinist Flunky old — His Confusion Is Indeed Great, His Task By No Means a Simple One by J.R.O.’J.

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 73 September 26, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Roosevelt Message Speeds Water Entry

    * Road to War Decided Behind Locked Doors – U.S. People Must Answer War Plans Of Boss Politicians by Wresting War-Making Power from Congress * Secret Bulletin Proves Sixty Families Await F.D.R. War Declaration

    The American Way (cartoon)

    Boss Parties Skirt War in N.Y. Election – SWP Candidates Run on Clear-Cut Stand Against War

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Fifty New Minneapolis Indictments – Union-Busting Jury Indicts Another 50 WPA Strikers

    Stalin’s Invasion of Polish Ukraine (A Warning to Revolutionary Workers Against Deceptive Propaganda) – An Editorial

    Back to the Twice-Weekly

    Belgian Militarists Arrest Walt. Dauge

    In the Labor Unions by B.J Widick

    Progressives Make Important Gains in State Convention of Minnesota A.F.L. – Large Votes Polled by Militants on Various Issues Indicate Growing Strength of Progressive Forces in Labor Unions

    Anti-War Resolution

    Form Picket Line Around Pennsylvania Cigar Plant

    Don’t Miss “A Night in Harlem”

    Newark SWP Presses Anti-War Activity

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with A Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    The Economic Consequences of the Stalin-Hitler Pact in the U.S.S.R. by John G. Wright [Joseph Vanzler]

    Jobless in Toledo Faced Starvation

    Judas Goat

    Tom Gaddis Arrested for Strike Role

    Denouncing Stalin-Nazi Pact Group Quits Communist Party

    Seamen Tie-Up Ships in Parts All Over World

    Canada Arrests War Opponent

    C.P. Ordered to Work for Victory Of Stalin-Hitler War Alliance – Browder and Company, in a Breath-taking Political Somersault, Drop the Cause of the So-Called Democracies In Order to Espouse the Cause of the New War Alliance by Joseph Carter

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman


    Vol. III No. 74 September 29, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Roosevelt War Deal Hits Snag in Mass Resistance to War – Boss Politicians Seek to Trick People into War by Lies and Scares – Mounting Mass Opposition to War-Makers Compels Administration to Shift Tactics In Drive to Get U.S. into the War

    The New Policy Of Stalinism in America by James P. Cannon

    Refuse to Shoulder Burden of Boss War – Seamen Insist on Extra War Pay; S.U.P. Plans Real Fight by B.J. Widick

    Smoke-Screen by Carlo (cartoon)

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Hotel Union Progressives Fight C.P. Rule

    Canada Convicts Watson, Anti-War Militants

    Hold WPA Strikers on Conspiracy Charge; Labor Defense Widened – AFL National Convention May Discuss Case As Federal Agents Press Frame-up against Indicted Minneapolis WPA Strikers

    SWP Drive Select to Get on Ballot Nears Success – Shachtman, Paine Condemns Silence of ALP On War Issue

    Confidential Bulletin Exposes Bosses’ War Schemes by Joseph Hansen (Article II)

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Preview of War-Time Suppression

    Students Spike Military Plan at University Of Wisconsin

    More Bronx Newsstands Carry Appeal

    Appeal Army

    You Can Aid the Fight Against War by Signing Nominating Petitions for SWP Candidates

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    California Masses Show Opposition to War Entry

    Negro Department Affair Will Feature Voodoo Dances

    History of Socialist Youth to Appear in YPSL Paper

    Spy Scares

    The First Battle

    Pilate Socialist

    Suggestions Wanted

    Walter Lippman, Voice of Wall Street, Reveals Boss War Aims by Sherman Stanley


    Vol. III No. 75 October 3, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Help Us Put the Anti-War Candidates on the New York Ballot (Headline above Masthead)

    “ Cash and Carry” Speech War Entry – Stalin Signs “Friendship Agreement” with Hitler * Baltic Nations Slated for Axe as Carving of Poland Is Finished – Implications of New Agreement Are More Far-Reaching Than of Non-Aggression Pac — Another Stalinist Turn Ahead * Roosevelt War Deal Resorts to Subterfuges in Face of Growing Mass Opposition to the War ”Cash and Carry” – Means: Cash in on War Orders; Carry The American People Into the Boss War Peace and Plenty — American Style

    The Card Sharp by Carlo (Political Cartoon about Roosevelt, Neutrality and War)

    Confidential Bulletin Shows Big Business Primed for War Profit by Joseph Hansen (Article III)

    Big Councilmanic Vote Seen Sure for Shachtman and Paine – Anti-War Candidates Ask ALP to Make Its Position on War Clear — Drive to Get on Ballot Enters Final Lap

    Chrysler Vote Signs Finish to Martin

    Two Leading CP Militants Join the SWP – Leroy and Rice Denounce Stalinism For Reactionary Role

    The First Victim of the War — Democracy – An Editorial

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Appeal Army

    Johnson Articles on the Negro and the War in Pamphlet Form

    October New International Discusses Second World War

    The Negro Question – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” ` Begins Bronx Open-Air Speaking Tour – Max Shachtman (Photograph)

    Leading Militants of Communist Party Resign to Join the S.W.P., Letter from Sydney Leroy and Sarah Rice

    Workers’ Forum

    The Balance Sheet of Stalinist Bonapartism by J.G. Wright [Joseph Vanzler]

    A Step Forward

    Making New Friends

    A New Dilemma

    The French C.P.

    Unemployment, Deeper Misery — A Picture of British “Democracy” As It Operates Under War-Rule by Britannicus

    The American Legionnaires Go to Town by Evelyn Sherwood

    The Wall Street Boys Know What Is Behind the “Cash and Carry” Plan by Sherman Stanley (Continued from Last Issue)


    Vol. III No. 76 October 6, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Sign the Nominating Petitions for Shachtman and Paine! – Cast Your Vote for the Anti-War Candidates!

    War Entry Moves Step Nearer As “Neutrality” Debate Opens – Aim Behind Embargo Repeal Is to Step Up Munitions Production to War-Time Speed

    AFL and CIO Unions Join Forces Against Cudahy

    An Anti-War Candidate Speaks (Max Shachtman, Bronx candidate of the SWP for City Councilman addressing a crowd at Tremont and Prospect Avenues on the fight against imperialist war)

    Albert Goldman Begins Speaking Tour on War – Just Returned from Europe, Noted Labor Orator and Attorney Leaves on National Tour to Speak on War Crisis

    War Problems Raised at A.L.P. Meeting – Deliberate Silence of ALP Executive Broken by 2 Committeeman by Tony Chapman

    Election Drive Gets off to a Flying Start

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    “ Let the People Vote on War!” — Rochester Labor

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Well, Woll for One Has Faith in Roosevelt

    Join the SWP, Party of Revolution, Says Spain Veteran Quitting the CP by John Kendzierski

    Figures Reveal Scandal in St. Louis Relief – $7 a Person Is Average Relief Allotment In Seventh Largest U.S. City

    The War Deal by Dwight Macdonald

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor With a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Our Lines Been Changed Again by Carlo (cartoon)

    Bosses Get Inside Tip on Labor Control by Joseph Hansen (Article IV)

    Danger Signal

    Green’s Speech

    Thomas vs. Browder

    Danish Fourth International Issues Revolutionary Call for United Scandinavian Social Federation

    Injunction Fails to Halt Calif. Sports Wear Strike

    Workers’ Forum

    A Warning To the People of the Colonies


    Vol. III No. 77 October 10, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    The U.S.S.R. In the War by Leon Trotsky

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Test Case Taken to Supreme Court (Anti-littering ordinance used to prevent organizing leafleting)

    Big Business Sees Nation Herded Into World Slaughter By Spring

    * Bosses Get “Inside Stuff” on Strategy Of F.D.R. War Deal – Glimpses Behind the Scenes in Washington In Special Service for Business Men Show Extent of “War Spirit” in Washington * War Stand Key Issue, Says N.Y. Candidate – Shactman Points to Anti-War Stand Taken By Several Unions

    Denounces Roosevelt War Plans (Photograph of George Lyman Paine discussing the fight against imperialist war at a campaign meeting at the headquarters of the Upper West Side Branch)

    ALP Takes Pro-War Line Under Cover of Attack on Stalinism – Move Against Discredited Stalinists Is in Reality a Blow at Genuine Anti-War Forces Who Rely on Labor’s Own Might by Felix Morrow Somervell Announces New Wage Cut For WPA Clerks

    Stalin Orders New Russian Party Purge – Pravda Announcement Orders Elections on Three Day’s Notice by John G. Wright [Joseph Vanzler]

    “ The Declaration of Panama” — Roosevelt Drives to War

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    State Workers Convention Produces Little of Value – Civil Service Union Treated to Heavy Dose Of Praise for New York’s Little Flower

    A.F.L. Commits Fatal Error In War Stand – Fall in with President’s Plan to Get People into the War

    Appeal Army

    Alliance Local Balks Stalin Clique, Refuses to Disband

    Statement by Mexican Fourth Internationalists on Rivera

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] “Labor With a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor With a Black Skin is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Save the Bulletin of The Russian Opposition

    On the “Inside” – J.P. Morgan (Photograph)

    Chicago CP Hit Hard by Rank and File Protest – Expulsions on Grand Scale Begin as Members Question Wisdom of Stalinist Line

    Hitler’s Peace

    New WPA Cuts

    Democratic Diet

    Brutality, Terror and Starvation — The Measure of Life Under Hitler – From Our Comrades Comes a Picture of Hitler Germany: Increasing Bureaucratization in Every Sphere of Existence As the Whip of Deeper Repression Falls Upon the Masses by Jen

    In This Corner by Max Shactman


    Vol. III No. 78 October 13, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    War Cliques Split New York Labor Party – Patriots Divide On Support of Axis or Allies By Felix Morrow

    Morale of Minneapolis Prisoners Splendid as Frame-Up Trial Opens – A.F.L. Defense Committee Sponsors Tag-Day To Raise Funds for Indicted Strikers — More Indictments Seen as Coming

    The Red Army Marches – Once Before Red Army Marched Into Poland – -But It Was Different by B.J. Widick

    The Same Beast – by Carlo (cartoon)

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    CIO Meet Vacillates on Program by B.J. Widick

    Disaffiliate Union From “Peace” Group

    Shachtman and Paine Charge Boss Candidates Evade the Main Issue – New York S.W.P. Urges Workers to Register This Week So That They May Vote for the Only Anti-War Candidates on the Ballot

    Goldman Opens Boston Party Forum Season

    Workers’ Forum

    Stalin-Hitler Pact Final Straw, Another C.P.er Joins the S.W.P., Letter ffom Isidor Stark

    New Stooge Outfit for U.S. Army Organized

    Young Men Want Jobs — Not Guns

    Canada A.F.L. Confirms C.I.O. Suspension

    Archie Savage Will Dance At The Negro Department Affair

    A Lesson from the Last War – The Rich Got Richer — The Poor Were Killed by Evelyn Dane

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] “Labor With a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor With a Black Skin is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Latin American Notes

    The Minneapolis Way (Drawing of a tag worn by hundreds of union-women and girls on Saturday, October 7, when they went out collecting funds for the defense of the Minneapolis W.P.A. prisoners)

    Trotsky Analysis of U.S.S.R. in War Highlights November New International

    The War Deal by Dwight Macdonald

    The Real Facts

    “ Left Wing” Cover

    There Is a Third Camp

    A.F.L. Convention Balks at Third Term for F.D.R.

    B’klyn Anti-War Rally Successful

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 79 October 17, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Chamberlain Rejects Hitler’s Terms – But Leaves Loophole for United Imperialist Front Against Russia – Stalin Having Imposed “Mutual Assistance” On Latvia, Esthonia and Lithuania Is Now Making Demands on Finland

    Pacific Coast Sailors Chalk Up New Victory Against Shipowners – Sliding Scale of Wages, Broadening of Basis for Overtime Pay Are Written into Agreement Despite Stalinist Sabotaged by Bill Morgan

    Committee Formed to Aid SWP Campaign – See Big Labor Vote In New York City for Shachtman and Paine

    Bulletin (The New York Elections Board as Ruled George Lyman Paine off the ballot.)

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    The Smell of Carrion! By Carlo (cartoon)

    Can One Justify the ALP War Position? – The Lovetoneites Provide a “left wing” Apology for the ALP Leaders’ Support of the War Camp of Anglo-French Imperialism by Felix Morrow

    Mast Desertions in Canada Show Anti-War Feeling

    Speed-up in Auto Brings Strike Threat

    CIO Convention Yields to Pressure of War Dealers – Though a Majority of Delegates Oppose War, Bureaucrats Put Over a War Line

    Watson, Anti-War Fighter, Sentenced to Year in Jail – Wide Working Class Support Pledged to Canadian Arrested for Anti-War Speech

    The Fourth International Leads the Fight against War

    The Fourth International in Action

    Thousands of These Were Distributed to Protest Frank Watson’s Conviction (Copy of the leaflet issued by the Canadian section of the Fourth International)

    Appeal Army

    Detroit Local Sells Appealing New Way

    A.F.L. Goes on Record for FDR War Policies

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    A Summary of the War Steps Taken By the Roosevelt Administration by Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    Economic Consequences of the Stalin-Hitler Pact – Soviet Economy Cracking under War Strain by John G. Wright [Joseph Vanzler]

    Legion Whoops It up for U.S. War Recruiting

    A Matter of Taste

    Poor Little Finland

    Nazi on Voroshilov

    CIO Convention Yields to Pressure of War Dealers

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman


    Vol. III No. 80 October 20, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Begin Drive for Canadian Anti-War Militant – American Labor Aid Calls for Funds to Help Watson Defense – Cannon Hails Creation of Watson Defense Fund as Demonstration of International Labor Solidarity Against the War

    Auto Workers Gird for Action Against Inhuman Speed-up and Lockout Attack on Unionization

    Defense Shatters Frame-Up Testimony in Minneapolis Trial of W.P.A. Strikers

    Flash! – Minneapolis, Oct. 17 (The first trial of WPA strikers ended today with five convicted and three acquitted)

    The Unforgotten Man by Carlo (Political Cartoon about how FDR sends Wall Street arms profits at the cost of relief slashes)

    Stalinist Break With F.D.R.to Aid Stalin-Hitler Alliance by Joseph Carter

    Seek to Rule SWP Nominees Off N.Y. Ballot – Anti-War Candidates Protest High-handed Procedure of Board

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Ohio, Michigan SWP Branches Hold Profitable Active Workers Conference

    Weapon of War Persecution Falls on Four in Canada

    Gandhi Admits Large Indian Opposition to War Policy

    Our Candidates In the Bronx — Max Shachtman (Photograph) In Manhattan — G. Lyman Paine (Photograph)

    Auto Workers Gird against Boss Attack – Lockout Is Union-Smashing Foretaste of War-Time Rule

    Company Spies Dynamited Okla. Oil Properties

    Workers’ Forum

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    For the Goose, Not the Gander

    Also Fair and Square In Sports — Except for Negroes

    Hook Committee Forum Goes In for Some Dignified and Democratic War-Mongering by Tony Chapman

    The War Deal by Dwight Macdonald

    A Letter to the Appeal from Joseph Zack

    Incident

    For Frank Watson

    Dies Committee

    Billings Free

    The Socialist Party Meets the Problem of the ALP’s War-Mongering by — Saying Nothing by Felix Morrow

    Their Government By James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 81 October 24, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Stalin — The Temporary Holder of the Ukraine by Leon Trotsky

    J.L. Lewis Opens Drive in CIO to “Clean House” of Stalinists – Strikes First Blow by Removing CP Clique From Strategic Posts – Lewis Crusade Spells End of the Stalinist Union-Wreckers in CIO — Conflict Breaks On Choice of Allied or Hitler-Stalin War Camp by George Clarke Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Funds Urgently Needed for Watson Defense

    Defense to Appeal Mpls. Trial Convictions – Time-Worn “Conspiracy” Formula Used to Frame WPA Prisoners

    In the Fight against War! (Reproduction on the front page of the special four-page New York Election issue of the Socialist Appeal published by the New York Local of the Socialist Workers Party)

    Union Puts the Lie to Phony Charges Made by Auto Moguls

    Wide Interest Shown in S.W.P. Candidates – Shachtman and Paine Answer Many Queries Sent to Them

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    “ War Is the Issue!” – Says Call to Writers and Professionals – League for Cultural Freedom and Socialism Condemns War Plans of American Profiteers

    Appeal Army

    Life Isn’t Hard for All People in Hitler-Land

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Shachtman Sees N.Y. Housing Program Fleecing the Poor While Realtors Line Pockets by Ruth Jeffrey

    An Answer to the Latest Hue and Cry Against the Marxist Position on the War by Felix Morrow

    Sweet Land of Liberty – Garbage Is Yours For the Asking

    Large Audience Turns out for Goldman Forum

    Roosevelt’s Prisoners

    “ Liberation”!

    New York Elections

    British Social-Patriots Veil Imperialist War Aims With Anti-Hitler Battle Cries by Britannicus

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman

    Question Box by Joseph Carter


    Vol. III No. 82 October 27, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Labor And The Second World War – The First Installment of a New Pamphlet by J.R. Johnson

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Shachtman on New York Ballot, Boss Politicians Drop Challenge – Decide on Write-In Drive for G.L. Paine – New York SWP Girds All Its Forces For Final Campaign Sprint

    Three More WPA Strikers Convicted in Second Mpls. Frame-Up Trial – Convicted Face Two Years’ Imprisonment And Fines Up to 10,000 — No Workers on Juries Trying Indicted W.P.A. Strikers

    Earl Browder Arrested on Flimsy Charge – Real Motive Is Stalinist Shift to Nazi-Soviet War Camp

    Socialism in One Country Goes International by Carlo (Political Cartoon about Stalin following Hitler’s lead)

    Major Struggle Ahead in India, British Reject Freedom Demand by Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    Correction to Trotsky Article

    Rank and File Loggers Revolt Against Stalinist Misrule – First Effects of C.I.O. Stalinist Purge Felt at Lumberjacks Convention

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    See Splendid French Film – “End of Day”

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    The Socialist Party and Its Lovestone Allies Continue to Cover Up the ALP’s War Position by Felix Morrow

    Workers’ Forum

    Anti-War Rally on Harvard Campus

    What the Nazi Press Says About The Stalin-Hitler War Alliance by Oscar Fischer

    First U.S. Published Russian Opposition Bulletin Now on Sale

    Boston Fraternal Organization for Referendum on War

    Stalin in Estonia

    Election Issues

    Ignace Reiss – The Second Anniversary of His Death — by Leon Trotsky

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 83 October 31, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James]

    Behind the Lines by George Stern Roosevelt Uses “Flint” Seizure to Promote U.S. War Plans – Boss Press Wails Loud about Incident; War Propaganda Gets Spurt

    Fascist Rag Attacks Fourth International (Article includes a facsimile of Father Coughlin’s “Social Justice”)

    New York SWP Set for Whirlwind Finish to Election Campaign

    Farrell Calls for Aid to Watson

    Mexican Police Arrest Man Who Tried to Enter Trotsky’s Home – Danger of Attempted at Assassination Makes Additional Precautionary Measures for The Defense of Trotsky Necessary

    Chrysler Co. Seeks to Balk Agreement

    Appeal Army

    India’s Masses Want Action Not Stop-Gap Compromises – Whatever the Desire of Gandhi, the Masses Have No Faith in Parliamentary Debate

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Marx

    Stalinists and Lewis Forces at Loggerheads on Auto Union Policy

    Democratic Feudalists in the Independence of the Ukraine by Leon Trotsky

    Thirty Dollars-Thirty Hours Is Slogan of Electrical Workers Manifesto Petition

    Trotsky In Danger

    American Labor Party

    Courting Stalin

    Why Catalonia Fell

    State Planning in the U.S.S.R. by Carlo (Political Cartoon about Stalin’s actions and tactics)

    Will Stalinist Regime Add to Its Conquests? By Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    What the Nazi Press Says about the Stalin-Hitler War Alliance (Continued from Last Issue)


    Vol. III No. 84 November 3, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Embargo Repeal Is Step Towards War!

    * Bill Turns U.S. Into Armory for Allied War Camp – Roosevelt, Having Pushed Immediate Plans Through the Senate, with the House Sure to Follow, Will Now Adjourn Congress
    * S.W.P. Calls for Anti-War Vote! – Cast Number-One Ballot for Shachtman in Bronx — Write-In Paine in Manhattan

    Behind the lines by George Stern

    Minneapolis Puts Another Twenty-Five W.P.A. Strikers on Trial in Federal Court

    The Flame of Revolution Still Burns in Germany

    Mexican Stalinists Publish Filthy Anti-Semitic Attack on the Trotskyist Movement by Diego Montanez

    N.M.U. Bureaucrats Skirt Real Demands of Maritime Workers by Sidney Moore A New Anti-War Pamphlet – Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James]

    Thomas-Lovestone Groups Yield to the Pressure of “Democratic” Imperialists by Felix Morrow

    Trotsky Tells British Paper He Will Not Write for It in Sharply Worded Statement

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Belated Indignation

    Let’s Fight Russia!

    Thirty-Thirty

    Czech “Trotskyism”

    British Workers, Upon Whom War’s Misery Has Fallen Are Rallying To the Defense of their Interests by Britannicus

    California SWP Stand on “Ham and Eggs” Plan

    Labor Looks through the Press by Arthur Hopkins


    Vol. III No. 85 November 7, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    G-Men Frame Up Teamsters Union Leaders – F.B.I. Agents Engineer Anti-Union Cases in Preparation for War – Five Union Leaders Face Unusually Severe Sentence and Fine for Allegedly Damaging Bakery Truck during 1938 Strike

    Workers of Manhattan and Bronx, Your First-Choice Vote Must Go To Labor’s Anti-War Candidates!

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    C.P. Support off Kuomintang Seen at End – Leading Chinese Stalinist Indicates New Line in Statement by E. Saxe

    “ The Enemy Is at Home!” By Carlo (cartoon)

    Growing Protest Movement Challenges Watson Arrest – Canadian Defense Committee Calls Creation of American Watson Defense Fund a True Act of International Labor Solidarity

    One Dachshund Equals One Hungry Worker

    Can Workers Accept Molotoff’s Explanation? By Felix Morrow (”Molotoff” is an alternate spelling of “Molotov”)

    Longshoremen Halt Coastal Shipping – Bosses Refuse Demands Of Men Despite Boom In the Industry

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Statement of Ohio S.W.P. On the Bigelow Pension Plan

    Out of Their Own Mouths – No Job Is Too Dirty for the Stalinist Party by Joseph Carter

    Labor and The Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James]

    Workers’ Forum War Bulletin (The French Ministry of Information, the War Office has mobilized 100,000 pigeons for immediate transport to the Maginot Line)

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    On the Ballot in the Bronx – Mac Shachtman – For Write-In in Manhattan George L. Paine

    Vote S.W.P.!

    Mussolini: Democrat

    Stalin’s Prisoners

    Charity — Sweet Charity – The WPA-Slashers That Open a Pious Drive to Let the Masses “Give”

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman


    Vol. III No. 86 November 10, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    The Future Is Not a Gloomy One For the Bosses! – An Editorial

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Stalin’s Fake “Left Turn” Masks Reactionary Foreign Policy – Radical Coating of New Comintern Line Serves Alliance with Hitler by Felix Morrow

    Speaks for Stalin – Molotoff (Photograph)

    Twenty-Five Minneapolis W.P.A. Strikers Go on Trial before Hand-Picked Jury – Trial Is Third of Series in Which the War Deal Government Seeks to Railroad 150 Workers to Jail for Striking

    British Impose One-Man Rule on Indians – Constitution Suspended — Masses Ripe for Revolutionary Action

    Dock Strike Cripples N.Y. Shipping – Sympathy for Striking Longshoremen Seen among All Seamen

    Chrysler Officials Stall on Demands of Autoworkers – Workers Ready for Action — Militancy Is Only Guarantee of Good Settlement

    A New Anti-War Pamphlet – Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James]

    Workers’ Forum

    Appeal Army

    American Imperialists Turn Hungry Eyes toward China – Hence the Disapproval with Which the U.S. Looks upon Japan’s Creation of a “New Order” in the Far East by Walter O’Rourke

    Who Says That We Have To Start by Thomas Forsen

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    An Interview with the Comrade – Ceylonese Masses Want No Part of the Bosses’ War

    N.M.U. Bureaucrats Stand in Way of Winning Seamen’s Real Demands by Sidney Moore (Continued from last issue)

    A Gift for Voroshilov

    India and the War

    Lee...and Debs

    Labor Looks through the Press by Arthur Hopkins

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 87 November 14, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    No Collusion with the War Department!

    On Its 22nd Anniversary – Long Live the Russian Revolution!

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    The War Deal by Carlo (cartoon)

    Government Witness Admits Coaching by G-Men in Trial of Minneapolis WPA Strikers – Confirms Charge of Defense That Federal Agents Are behind Frame Up – -Sentencing of 8 Convicted in First Trials Deferred

    Cigar Strikers Spike Scabby “Back to Work” Movement

    First Returns Indicate Large Vote for S.W.P.

    Labor Offered Nothing, Stays Away from Polls in National Elections – Vote With Feet As Boss Politicians Avoid Issues of War and Jobs — Results Indicate Advance of Reactionary Forces

    Arrest Group Asking Relief for Needy Man – Union Rejects “No” Answer of Home Relief Bureau

    The Anniversary of the Russian Revolution – Right of Revolutionary Optimism by Leon Trotsky

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] (Part VI)

    Workers’ Forum

    An Unusual Opportunity Offered Workers in Marxist School Courses

    Chicago Holds Anniversary Meet on the Revolution

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Having a Good Time! (Photograph of Walter B. Chrysler sipping champagne. Workers in his auto plants are striking to maintain decent living standards.)

    Goldman Ends Successful Speaking Tour

    The Needle in the Haystack — Or – The War Aims of the British Capitalist

    Minn’sota Labor Getting Too Hot for Government

    The Munich Bomb

    Is It A Victory

    FBI In Action

    Arrested When They Demanded Food for a Hungry Man (Photograph of members of the Unemployed and Project Workers Union, full story begins on page 1)

    The Workers of England Oppose the Boss War — II by Britannicus

    The Stalinist Turn and the Lewis Purge – An Editorial

    Revolutionary Greetings to Comrade Trotsky


    Vol. III No. 88 November 17, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    The Cards Were Stacked All the Time – -For War – An Editorial

    Auto Barons Mobilize Fascist Gangs against Chrysler Union – G. Smith-Coughlin Enlisted in Drive to Smash Auto Union – Strike Breaking Mohawk Valley Formula Is Coupled with State Aims to Starve Men Into Submission; Workers Plan Resistance

    S.W.P. Polls Anti-War Vote – Shachtman Receives 2,259 Votes in New York Elections

    Seven Teamsters’ Union Leaders Framed by F.B.I. in Sioux City – Progressive Unionists Had Borne Brunt In Organizing Over-the-Road Drivers

    One Man Doesn’t Hate War – - DuPont

    East Indian to Speak at Defense Meet

    Hoodlums Raid C.P. Meeting in Detroit – Cops Arrive Just in Time to Be Late; Workers Slugged Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Trotsky Sec’y Escapes Gang

    Curran Approves Fink Schools for Seamen

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [J.L.R. James] (Part VII)

    The Last Time the Stalinist Peddled That “Radical” Line, The Nazis Took Power...By George Clarke

    Workers’ Forum

    Appeal Army

    An Unusual Opportunity Offered Workers in Marxist School Courses

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    The Differences Between Fritz Kuhn and Earl Browder – An Editorial

    How Gandhi “Fought” the Last War by Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    Roosevelt’s Russian Policy

    The War Boom

    The New York Vote

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 89 November 21, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Labor’s Big Chances Is Now! – Don’t Muff the Ball! – An Editorial

    Roosevelt Neutral-In a Pig’s Eye! – Neutrality Law Full of Loopholes for Intervention – State Department Interpretation of Law Makes Clear That Pacifist Talk Covered Plans for Speedy Participation in War

    50,000 Auto Workers Blast Chrysler Union-Busting Plans – Union Strength Forces NLRB Revision of Early Ruling on Bargaining

    The War Boom by Carlo (Political Cartoon about how the New Deal funnels W.P.A. funds into armaments)

    The Second Offensive – Push for the $10,000 Organization-Press Fund

    Fight Gov’t War Machine in Canada – Armistice Day Leaflet Distributed Despite Rigid Censorship

    FBI Attorneys Close Frameup Case in MPLS – Coaches Witnesses to Perjure Evidence Against Pickets

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    How They Fought Hitlerism in a “Democracy”

    A New Anti-War Pamphlet – Labor and the Second World War by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] (Part VIII)

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    The “Call” Borrows A Stalinist Slander

    Workers’ Forum

    An Unusual Opportunity — Marxist School Courses

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    News from World’s War-Torn Capitals – Labor Movement in Strait-Jacket of Dictatorship and Repression

    Coughlin and Chrysler

    Grandma Has Teeth

    One Law for All

    Labor Looks through the Press by Arthur Hopkins

    You Can Tell The Minn. Frame-up Is Raw — Even a Congressman Raps It (Reprinted from the November 16, Northwest Organizer, organizing the Minneapolis Teamsters Joint Council)

    Hearing on Appeal of Anti-War Militant This Week

    Bronx Jobless Picket for Clothing – Horses Live Better Than Relief Clients, Placard Reads

    New International Is Negro Number

    Students for Anti-war Vote

    The Alibi for Social Patriots; Insult Leninists by Felix Morrow


    Vol. III No. 90 November 24, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Rumblings of Revolt Shake War Camps – Third Camp Raises Its Head in First Weeks of War – In Prague, Dublin, India, Paris, Moscow War-Makers Tremble at Spectre of Masses In Rising Against Their Bankrupt Rule by Felix Morrow

    Hands off the Trade Unions, Mr. Roosevelt! – An Editorial

    Jersey S.W.P. Polls Strong Anti-War Vote – Only Party with Program for Workers in State Elections

    His Turkey Dinner (Photograph of a man going through garbage cans looking for food.)

    Give Thanks — Twice! – You May Not Know It But Conditions Are so Good, F.D.R. Gave Us 2 Thanksgivings

    Bosses Spurn Just Demands of Auto Union – Corporation Makes Big Haul of Profits, Offers Slave Slim Pickings

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    The Appeal Needs Your Aid! By Martin Abern

    The Horrors of War —

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    War Camps Rumble with Revolt – Third Camp Raises Its Head at Start of War

    Strikes Tie up Three Plants in Cairo, Ill. – Vigilante Terror Fails to Break United Ranks of Negroes and Whites

    Jobless get 5c A Meal; Too High for Banksters – 9,000 Rochester Families Face Starvation; FSCC Administrator Threatens to End Plan

    Appeal Army

    Workers’ Forum

    How They Fight Hitlerism in a “Democracy”

    Cannon Fodder Hard to Get in Canada

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Riveting War Chains on Labor – The CIO and the Third Term by George Clarke

    One Frameup Flops

    Too Young To Die

    Willi Changes Bosses

    The Mirage by Carlo (cartoon)

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Their Government by James Burnham

    To A Nine-Inch Gun (Poem)


    Vol. III No. 91 December 1, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International
    Editors: Felix Morrow, Max Shachtman General Manager: Martin Abern Assistant Manager: Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick] British Bid to Germany Aimed Against USSR – Roosevelt Also Seeks Jap-USSR Conflict

    The Kremlin’s Aim in the Finnish Crisis

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Packinghouse Workers Win NLRB Election – Dies Investigation Fails to Break Solidarity of Workers by Wm. Simmons

    Neutrality Laws Don’t Apply to Bankers

    The Socialist Appeal Returns to Weekly Publication

    Prepare Strike in New Jersey Crucible Steel – Company Stalls in Negotiations with Steel Workers

    Democracy on the Home Front by Carlo (cartoon)

    Defense Riddles FBI Frame-up Against Mpls. WPA Workers – Government Acted As Scab and Strikebreaker In Enforcing Woodrum Law With Armed Force, Attorney for Defense Proves

    Race Riot against Auto Union Fizzles – Corporation Organizes New Vigilante Groups in Detroit

    “ Lost Colony” — The End of the ‘ Cropper’s Trail – 99 Families Living in Starvation and Squalor On “Squatters” Land in Missouri After Government Had Hounded Them Off Highways – Cotton Kings Howl for Government to Cut Off Miserable Relief; Want to Force Croppers To Become Day-Laborers by Robert L. Birchman

    Workers’ Forum

    Guns Instead of Vitamins for British Workers

    A. Philip Randolph Speaks in L.A.

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded ” — Karl Marx

    British Empire Faces Rising Tide of Revolt in African Colonies by Britannicus

    “ We Want to Go Home!” – Mutiny! – 1917: The Mutinies of the Russian Brigades in France by “Spartacus”

    Indian Workers in Mass Strikes against British Imperial Rule

    The Unofficial War

    Into the Abyss

    Canadian Workers Take Their Sweet Time in Enlisting (Part II)

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 92 December 9, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Starvation Stalks America’s Cities; Roosevelt Feeds Billions to War Funds – FBI Railroads 25 Workers to Prison; They Fought for Relief in Minnesota

    * Charge Was Conspiracy Against the Government – Hunger-Fighters Feel Fist of the “War For Democracy” by Carl O’Shea * “War Boom” Brings Few Jobs; Less Relief – Social Workers Head Says Relief Cuts “Not Justified” by Tony Chapman

    Stalin’s Invasion of Finland – Statement of Policy by the Political Committee of the Socialist Workers Party

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    “ The Enemy Is in Our Own Country” by Carlo (cartoon)

    Cleveland Jobless Demand Food; City Council Passes the Buck – But Governor Refuses to Call Legislature In Special Session to Vote Relief Funds; Passes Buck Back to Cities

    No Food for 41,000 Toledo Unemployed – Schools Close Down; Boss Politicians Vote No Funds

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Toledo Schools Closed Down, “Lack of Funds”

    Three Strikes Stay Solid in Cairo, Illinois

    Negroes Arm Against Ku Klux Terrorists

    Illinois Miners Unite in Fight Against Bosses

    Workers’ Forum

    Appeal Army

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor With a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself When Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    A Page from Finnish History – Mannerheim and Kuusinen Destroyed the Socialist Revolution Once Before, in 1918 by Victor Serge

    “ We Want to Go Home!” – Mutiny! – 1917: The Mutinies of the Russian Brigades in France by “Spartacus” (Continued from last week)

    Yorkville Forum Williamsburgh Forum

    Roosevelt vs. Labor

    Cain-Stalin

    Britain and the Jews

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Their Government by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 93 December 16, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International
    93 Dec. 16, 1939

    Roosevelt Forgets the “Forgotten Man” – Minneapolis Unions Fight F.B.I. Frame-Up – 10 Million Jobless Starving Amid Plenty; Fired from WPA, Get No Jobs, Almost No Relief

    Stalin’s Real Crime in Finland – An Editorial

    Approaching the Breaking Point by Carlo (Political Cartoon about the unemployed being squeezed by the combination of the rising cost of living and relief reductions.)

    “ Conspiracy” Trial In Mpls. Aped Moscow – Hand-Picked Jury of Wealthy Farmers and Businessmen Found WPA Defendants Guilty Before “Conspiracy” Trial Began

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Trotsky Raps Press Lies on Dies Query – Has No Secrets to Reveal; Gave No Documents to Dies

    Jobless Force Relief in Cleveland – Picket Line Crashes Council Sessions; Compels Action

    The Real Case of Conspiracy in Minneapolis

    Unemployed Face Eviction in Toledo

    The Chrysler Settlement – What the Union Asked And What They Got in 54-Day “Lockout” by George Clarke

    Appeal Army

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded” — Karl Marx

    A Page from Finnish History – Wholesale Massacre of Finland’s Workers Made “Republic” Possible by Victor Serge (Concluded from last week)

    “ ...At Least I Know Why I Am Dying” – Mutiny! – The 1917 Mutinies in the French Army by “Spartacus” (Continued from last issue)

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman

    Trotsky and Dies

    FDR On Minneapolis

    Poor Mannheim!

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    Their Government by James Burnham – The Annual “Congress of American Industry”


    Vol. III No. 94 December 23, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International
    Editors: Felix Morrow, Max Shachtman General Manager: George Clarke Assistant Manager: Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    Powers In Undeclared War Against U.S.S.R. – League, Allied Council, U.S. Backing Finland – Undeclared War to Be Fought by Lending Money, Arms, Planes to the Finns

    Another Squeezed Lemon for Stalin – An Editorial

    Stalinist Hold Slipping in CIO Unions – Brophy Joins Witch Hunt; South Bend Demands Ouster by George Clarke

    Why Doesn’t Their Charity Begins at Home? By Barton (cartoon)

    WPA Strikers’ Enemies Lead “Finland Day” in Minneapolis – Harrington Evasive in Answers To Queries on Frameup Trial

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    Trotsky Statement on Dies Backing Down by Leon Trotsky

    How They Fight Hitlerism in a Democracy

    Seek at for Finns, None for Reliefers – Toledo Has Special Day for “Poor Little Finland”

    In the Labor Unions by B.J. Widick

    Trotsky on Lenin’s Program, Letter to The New York Times from Leon Trotsky

    Existence of Opposition in U.S.S.R. Revealed by Soviet Newspapers

    Harrison Steelworkers Show Inspiring Solidarity

    Appeal Army

    Workers’ Forum

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] “Labor with a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself When Labor with a Black Skin Is Branded”

    Indian Left-Wing Flays Gandhi by Sherman Stanley [Stanley Plastrick]

    “ ...At Least I Know Why I Am Dying!” – Mutiny!-The 1917 Mutinies in the French Army by “Spartacus” (Continued from last issue)

    Prosperity Is Here! Don’t You Know It Yet?

    In This Corner by Max Shachtman – The Diplomatic Double-Cross

    Kuusinen’s “People’s Government of Finland”

    From 1918 to 1933

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Their Government – The 1940 Legislative Program of the CIO by James Burnham


    Vol. III No. 95 December 30, 1939
    Socialist Appeal
    Official Weekly Organ of the Socialist Workers Party, Section of the Fourth International

    Labors’ Program: A Job for Every Worker!

    All War Funds to The Unemployed! – An Editorial

    Behind the Lines by George Stern

    FDR To Greet Congress With Relief Cuts, Arms Increases – Will Slash Relief by One-third

    Seven Years of the New Deal by Carlo (cartoon)

    Quill Faces Opposition In Subway Union – LaGuardia Program Throwing Thousands Out of Jobs in N.Y.

    C.P. Machine Gets Big Blow In Food Union – Progressives Poll Large Vote in Recent Elections

    Ban Socialist Appeal in Canada, India and British West Indies

    Canada Judge Rejects Watson Appeal Plea – Watson Scores Fake War for Democracy In Court Speech

    Minneapolis Labor Opposes Jingo Campaign for Finland

    Hollywood’s Epic Film – “Gone With the Wind” Glorifies the Old Slaveholding South

    “ Why I Consented to Appear Before the Dies Committee” by Leon Trotsky

    Slavery Still Exists In Southern States

    Appeal Army

    Workers’ Forum

    The Negro Question by J.R. Johnson [C.L.R. James] – “Labor With a White Skin Cannot Emancipate Itself Where Labor With a Black Skin is Branded” — Karl Marx

    Sir Stafford Cripps Goes To India To Pour Oil On Troubled Waters by Britannicus

    “ ...We’ll Make Peace.” – Mutiny! – The Mutinies in the German Fleet by “Spartacus” (Part 3.)

    Government Outlaws Canadian Strike

    Jamaica Jobless Picket Officials’ Homes on Xmas

    Alexander Barmine Coming to America

    “ Socialist Call” Mobilizes World For Finland by Felix Morrow

    The Red Army

    “ Cemented By Blood”

    Business Is Business

    Sparks in the News by Dwight Macdonald

    In the World of Labor by Paul G. Stevens

    Lest We Forget The Lessons of Loyalist Spain by Felix Morrow Special Edition San Francisco, California, November 1938 – California Election Edition

    Support Pension Plan! (Headline Above Masthead)

    Fascism Threatens California! – Fight Proposition One By Mass Labor Protest! – Militant Answer Given by Sailors Union Is Model For All Unions In Fighting Bosses’ Labor Lynching Bee!

    Party and Youth Back Demand For Security! – Only System Of Profit And Poverty Blocks Road to Economic Plenty For Aged, Youth — For All America!

    The Bosses’ Proposition! by Carlo (cartoon)

    The War is On — Let’s Win It!

    Revolutionary Tasks And The Trade Unions – Veteran Of Trade Union Battles Analyzes The Present Industrial Scene And Presents SWP Fighting Program by V.R. Dunne (Minneapolis Teamster)

    Can The United States Afford Social Security!

    Our Immediate Program (See Editorial)

    Youth Leader Will Speak

    World Congress Launches Fourth International! – Over Thirty Nations Join In Raising Banner Of Revolutionary Internationalism — Movement’s History Reviewed

    Defeat Fascist “Number One”! – Union Smashing Gag Law Most Vicious In History! – Slave Bill Provisions Put Whole State In Penitentiary; Duplicates First Hitler “Labor Code”

    It’s Up To Us To Free Mooney!

    Two Pictures

    The Dies Committee Gas Attack Is No Accident!

     


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