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ROSS DOWSON ARCHIVES — 1945

Labor Challenge articles by Ross Dowson (Pseudonym Paul Kane) & editorial articles (note re dates: 01_15 = Mid-January)

(Editor: D. Whiteside)

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Vol. 1 No. 1 Statement of Purpose and Policy (Editorial) For a CCF gov't; For independent labour political action; Vote CCF
(continuation) Statement of Purpose and Policy
(Editorial) Let's hear from you; The Manager's column; Sub form
(continuation) For a CCF (government)
06_01st-2a
06_01st-2b
The menace of coalition with capitalist parties, by Paul Kane
(continuation) "Over 23,000 workers have been prosecuted.."

07_01st-1a
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Vol. 1 No. 2 (Editorial) Lessons of the elections; Defeat shows need of militant socialist program (however CCF doubles rural vote)
(continuation) Role of LPP (Stalinists); Real reason for defeat (was lack of a militant electoral program)
07_01st-2 CCF gets big soldier vote, by Paul Kane (32% double civilian vote)

08_01st-1a
08_01st-1b
Vol. 1 No. 3 Rehabilitation inadequate; Veterans want security, not gratuities, by Paul Kane
(continuation) Rehabilitation plans (the failure of VLA farm plans & settlement acts)

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Vol. 1 No. 4 (Editorial) THERE IS NO PEACE; Only socialism can save mankind from atomic destruction in another world war (statement to the workers, farmers, toiler of Canada)
(continuation) cartoon: The only victor: war profits
(continuation) Admission of bankruptcy; Canada will not escape
09_01st-2a
09_01st-2b
From out of their mouths; Social Credit's demagogic speeches and press exposed, by Paul Kane (continuation) "The Saskatchewan CCF government"

10_01st-1 Vol. 1 No. 5 (Editorial) For CCF gov'ts in provinces! CCF opposes capitalist parties in elections; Launch drive for twice-monthly Labor Challenge
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The debate on the speech from the throne, by Paul Kane
(continuation) "The paradox of socialist parliamentarians fighting to make capitalism work"

11_01st-1a
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11_01st-1c
Vol. 1 No. 6 (Editorial) Windsor auto workers urge nation-wide general strike; Action saves strike; Solidarity will win it; CCF makes gains in provincial elections
(continuation) Lessons of the provincial polls
(continuation) "(workers') party based on the trade unions."
Friends of Labor Challenge celebrate October Revolution; Manager's column
11_01st-3 Capitalists prepare peace-time army, by Ross Dowson (for trade union control of military training)
11_01st-4 Pass 29% in twice monthly (journal subscription) campaign

12_01st-1a
12_01st-1b
Vol. 1 No. 7 Ford strike in danger, by Ross Dowson (1945 Model, Worker's barricade)
(continuation) (Windsor Ford strike
12_01st-2 The Atomic Bomb and World War 3, by Paul Kane (America prepares for the Atomic Age)
12_01st-3 Manager's column (sub drive)
12_01st-4 Campaign for twice-monthly passes half-way mark; The scoreboard

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