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ROSS DOWSON ARCHIVES — 1981

Forward articles by R. Dowson, or under pseudonyms P. Kent, Paul Kane, Jean Laplante

Editor: Wayne Roberts

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02-03-1 (#44, Feb.-March) Workers' control highlights militant strike at BC Tel, by P. Kent
02-03-2 (Editorial) Work for, elect NDP government in Ont.
02-03-3

(Editorials) New forces call for constituent assembly (to meet challenge of repatriation of Canadian constitution); (British) Left points the way (BLP militants reject their leadership)
02-03-4

Civil Liberties backs charging of RCMP (as admitted lawbreakers); Att-gen McMurtry blocks Praxis break-in charges (RCMP burgles Montreal poverty group)
02-03-5

(Canadian, Quebec & Alberta Governments) soon to make public response to RCMP crimes, by Jean Laplante
02-03-6 Unions, NDP joining Dowson defence fund, by Harry Paine
02-03-7a
02-03-7b
(2 pp) Krever indicts RCMP acts, by R.D. (OHIP [health plan] files used by labor spies)
(continuation) What they're already saying about "Dowson v. RCMP"
02-03-8 Ont Hospital brass launch assault to decapitate workers trade union, by P. Kent (CUPE leader Grace Hartman faces jail)
02-03-9 Column: Oh Canada (figures on extent of foreign ownership in Canadian economy)
02-03-10 (Editorial) You need Forward, Forward needs you (Fund drive)

06-08-1 (#45, Summer) (Editorial) For an antiwar NDP; Nuclear arms: Fifth horseman of the apocalypse
06-08-2 (Editorial) The winds of change in the trade unions (younger new ranks challenging business-as-usual bureaucrats)
06-08-3 (Editorial) Still time to fight for constituent assembly (NDP must reject Trudeau-Broadbent deal on repatriation of Canadian constitution); (Forward) Fund drive ends, close to goal
06-08-4 Laborers break, join CLC showdown struggle for (Canadian) union autonomy, by P. Kent; But which side are you on? (Stalinist Tribune straddles issue with "five constructive steps")
06-08-5 Dowson case heads to Supreme Court, by Harry Paine (RCMP protected by "absolute privilege" ruling); Court acquits Kopyto (R.D.'s lawyer)
06-08-6a
06-08-6b
(2 pp) (Quebec) Keable Report results in charges, by R.D. (P.Q. backed inquiry results in 17 officers charged in six illegal operations in Quebec);
>(RCMP officers) Acted as provocateurs; Far-reaching proposals (including abolition of police immunity)
06-08-7a
06-08-7b
(2 pp) RCMP and the State, topic at McMaster U., by Paul Kane (R.D. addresses series on "The Canadian State's Reaction to Radicalism"
State covering up RCMP crimes, a victim of their 'dirty tricks' charges; Ottawa hoists RCMP price; Alta dismisses RCMP crime against Farm Union

09_01st-1a (#46, Sept.) (8 pp) Inside Poland today; Program of Solidarity; For Workers Control, For Socialist Democracy; Program of the Polish trade union - Solidarity; A crucial document (editorials)
09_01st-1b (page 2) Crisis continues in absence of democratic decision making; Bureaucratic management drives Poland into debt
09_01st-1c (page 3) Workers control key to economic reform
09_01st-1d (page 4) Solidarity unfurls the banner of Socialist Democracy; Workers control is the way out of crisis; Workers want full discussion on rationing and pricing of goods
09_01st-1e (page 5) Program for full employment; Priority on industrial safety
09_01st-1f (page 6) For fullest democracy in all public institutions; Representative local (government); (The) Principles of unionism
09_01st-1g (page 7) Unions to extend democracy; Guarantor of renewal (the union=Solidarnosc)
09_01st-1h (page 8) Importance of Solidarity to the Canadian struggle, by R.D. (Polish example to revolution [as Jacek Kuron calls it] in the workers' states)

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