The Militant. Vol. 6 No. 11. February 22, 1933.

In early 1933 the Militant went to thrice-weekly to cover the unfolding events in Germany. Articles by Max Shachtman, Hugo Oehler, and Jack Weber linked to online texts below.

The Militant. Vol. 6 No. 11. February 22, 1933.

Contents: Fascists Command Police: Shoot the Reds! by Max Shachtman, Appeal to the Proletariat of Germany by the Paris Conference of the International Left Opposition (Bolshevik-Leninists), Proletarian Revolution Only Way Out For Doubly-Exploited German Masses by B.J. Field, Breaking Point Approaches in North China Conflict of Imperialist Powers by J.W., Program of Action Against Fascism Proposed Year Ago by German Left by The Left Opposition of the C.P.G. (Bolshevik-Leninists) The National Committee, German Campaign, S.L.P. Treachery In Springfield by Joseph Angelo, Opposition in Davenport by George J. Papcun, America’s Role in Germany: The Threat of Imperialist War by Hugo Oehler, Abern at Boston Meet, Marx-Lenin School in Chicago, Shachtman at Brookwood

The Militant was a weekly newspaper begun by supporters of the International Left Opposition recently expelled from the Communist Party in 1928 and published in New York City. Led by James P Cannon, Max Schacthman, Martin Abern, and others, the new organization called itself the Communist League of America (Opposition) and saw itself as an outside faction of both the Communist Party and the Comintern. After 1933, the group dropped ‘Opposition’ and advocated a new party and International. When the CLA fused with AJ Muste’s American Workers Party in late 1934, the paper became the New Militant as the organ of the newly formed Workers Party of the United States.

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