Forward 1976

Forward — articles by R. Dowson, and under pseudonyms P. Kent, Paul Kane, Ken Napier

Editor: Wayne Roberts

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Vol. 2 No. 2 (Jan.) (Editorial) For mass rally of (Canadian) labor to beat controls A time for action; "Doctrinaire"move? (Stephen Lewis agonizes over Sask. NDP takeover of potash industry)
01_01st-2 Teachers head battle against wage-freeze, by R.D.
01_01st-3 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (Canada loses preferential trade rights in English-speaking Caribbean countries; Canadian banks infiltrated by US corporate interests
01_01-4 Toronto Socialist League holds annual conference, by G. Donnelly
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Vol. 2 No. 3 (Feb. -inside pages printed "January" in error) (by the Editors) PM accidentally poses socialism as the issue
(continuation) system bankrupt
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Why BC NDP lost; Vancouver Democrat discussion, by R.D.
(continuation) "…the important social legislation…"
02_01st-3 Column: Cross country with the NDP: Potash lords not beaten (Blakeney Sask. NDP beleaguered); Socreds cut NDP gains (in BC); Wealthy escape surtax
02_01st-4 Column: Oh Canada by Paul Kane (Canadian building trades unions vote autonomy, etc.)
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There are always $$$ for war; Nothing for social services, but: (Ottawa's military expenditures), by R.D. (continuation) Cartoon: Canuck packing it in: "You realize of course that you are upsetting the balance of power."
02_01st-6 Union fights US bid (UE puts pressure on FIRA)
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Vol. 2 No. 4 (March) (Editorial) Labor defies wage freeze; CLC leaders call for March 22 mass mobilization in Ottawa; Program for labor action against freeze
continuation) Confront the freeze
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Trudeau Digest-ed by US corporate power (caves in to US media giants Time and Readers' Digest)
(continuation) (cartoon & Forward Forum notice)
03_01st-3 Column: Oh Canada by Paul Kane (demands for enquiry into domination by US cinema giants)
03_01st-4 Warns Gov't against nationalism (a sober Senate warning), by Paul Kane
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Vol. 2 No. 5 (April) (by the Editors) Labor action opposes cuts, controls; UAW head poses mass strike action; Que. Common Front action underway
Which way for labor?
04_01st-2 Forward forums clue in to key socialist issues, by G.Doctorow
04_01st-3 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (US power corporations get clean power by polluting Canada; the book trade, etc.); The same old story in (Canada's) China role (policies are "made in USA"), by P, Kent
04_01st-4 1st Trotskyist French daily (Rouge)
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Deepening crisis of Br. Left clarified by new socialist paper (Socialist Action), by R.D.
(continuation, forecasts resurgence of Scottish Socialist Party)
04_01st-6 Editorial: Forward sets goal: $5500 from readers
05_01st-1 Vol. 2 No. 6 (May) Miners, technicians hold the AIB at bay; Elliott Lake Steelworkers Local 5762, by P. Kent
05_01st-2 Defend CLC democracy! Stop constitution change!, by R.D.
05_01st-3 (Open letter to CLC delegates) (Editorial) Labor girds to defeat the wage freeze; NDP, strike unity key elements of CLC strategy
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Situation of Russian workers; Seldom revealed facts, by Ken Napier
(continuation) Photos of Ukrainian oppositionist Ivan Dzyuba and Russian dissident Solzhenitsyn
05_01st-5 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (Documents reveal how Canada shifted aside during WW2 by Britain and the US)
05_01st-6 NDP, Québécois, labor hold May Day celebrations, by P.Kent; Forward fund drive gets read support; (Forward) Forums discuss issues, by G. Donnelly
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Vol. 2 No. 7 (June-July) Cross-Canada strikes against wage freeze, by Paul Kane
Canada-wide action against AIB! (Anti-Inflation Board)
06-07-2 Gov't stall prods (air traffic) controller strike; Controllers strike Que., by P. Kent
06-07-3 (Editorials) The limits of reform (ballooning GNP puts the lie to the Anti-Inflation Board); New laws' class bias (the Omnibus Criminal Law Amendment Bill and "law & order")
06-07-4 (Manitoba NDP leader) Schreyer bares the reason why he supports the wage freeze, by R.D.
06-07-5 In celebration of the American Revolution 1776 (a bicentennial tribute by James P. Cannon)
06-07-6 Weekly talks at Forward Forums discuss key ideas, by Matt O'Henly; (Editorial) (Forward) Drive surpasses $5500 objective
06-07-7 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (Council of Canadian Filmmakers campaign for Canadian production quota) etc.
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Vol. 2 No. 8 (Aug.) Trudeau retreats before campaign against French (Anglophone air controllers strike), by P. Kent
French language issue causes crisis for Liberal government
08_01st-2 (Editorial) All out behind the CLC's day of protest action!
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CLC Manifesto in perspective; Danger or step forward? By R.D. (polemic with Saskatchewan Next Year Country and Toronto Labor Challenge)
(continuation) Photo: Militant workers mistakenly expressing opposition to CLC manifesto
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Reviews of books from the workers' bookshelf; "The Enemy that Never Was" (Japanese Canadians during WW2), "The Renegade Revolutionaries"
(continuation) Photo: Japanese Canadians interned during WW2
08_01st-5 (Editorials) (Argentinian guerrilla leader) Santucho murdered; Mars shot fizzles (US corporate profit initiative)
08_01st-6 Is nationalism reactionary? (Forward Forums topic) by Paul Kellogg
08_01st-7 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (notes on Canadian nationalism)
09_01st-1 Vol. 2 No. 9 (Sept.) For a united mass mobilization on October 14 Day of Protest; Students! Old age pensioners! Women! Community activists! By R.D.
09_01st-2 Damien court fight key civil rights issue (gay jockey fired), by Ken Napier
09_01st-3 (Editorial) New labor horizons (CLC Day of Protest gathers massive support)
09_01st-4 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (leaked corporate letters reveal how all publicly funded Exxon research in Canada becomes head office property, and other notes on nationalism)
09_01st-5 Forward Forums offer discussion on key issues
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Vol. 1 No. 10 (Oct.) (Editorials) Meaning of the Pan-Canadian October 14th Day of Protest; Labor's future in new found unity
A massive social movement (the Day of Protest); We will all be tested (Trudeau's "just society" along with the wage freeze)
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What awaits labor and CLC Manifesto? By R.D. Ont, B.C. unions drive to organize bank workers
(continuation) What awaits
10_01st-3 (Sask. NDP Premier) Schreyer's illusions get cut short by realities of AIB wage slashing, by Paul Kane
10_01st-4 (Nova Scotia) Enheat strike, by P. Kent
10_01st-5 Parents back Que teachers; Que pilots' victory. Who are the socialists who publish the paper "Forward"?
10_01st-6 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (issues on Canadian nationalism)
11-12-1 Vol. 2 No. 11 (Nov.-Dec.) Ont. Union delegates call for socialism in Canada, by P. Kent (OFL Manifesto)
11-12-2 (Editorials) PQ victory opens up a new era (for Quebec); Will lead to a labor party; (Forward) Forum discusses USSR and woman's movement
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Oct. 14: acid test for the left (left currents in Canada flub support for CLC Day of Protest)
(continuation) "…the Spartacist developed its sectarian line…"
11-12-4 Column: Cross country with the NDP, by Wayne Roberts (For whom Bell tolls, Mixed up economy [Social-Democratic concepts], Nuclear power debate [in Sask. Commonwealth])
11-12-5 Column: Oh Canada, by Paul Kane (finagling Canadian content in the "Canadian" Readers' Digest; FIRA a standing joke; Canada "diversifying" investment control over the country by encouraging Japan and the EC.)

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