Politics

Politics was a radical journal edited by Dwight Macdonald from 1944 to 1949. The journal published political and cultural criticism of current events in the 1940s, and had many noteworthy contributors and thought-provoking essays.

For more information on politics in particular, see Dwight Macdonald and the politics Circle: The Challenge of Cosmopolitan Democracy, by Gregory Sumner. For more information on Dwight Macdonald generally, see his biography, A Rebel in Defense of Tradition: The Life and Politics of Dwight Macdonald, by Michael Wreszin.

1944

Note: There is no January 1944 issue.

Politics (February 1944)

Contents
Cover (page 1)
Comment (pp. 1-5)
Macdonald, Dwight. Why "POLITICS"? (pp. 6-8)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). Stalin's policy in Europe (pp. 8-9)
Lasky, Melvin J.. "The Breadline and the Movies" (pp. 9-10)
Oakes, J. Walter. permanent Toward a War Economy? (pp. 11-17)
Goodman, Paul. The attempt to invent an American style (pp. 17-18)
Mead, William. The Montreal Police strike (p. 18)
The American Scene. A letter from Petersburg, Va.. (pp. 19-20)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. A theory of "Popular Culture" (pp. 20-23)
Lynn, Conrad. Free and Equal. Original Brief in the Case Lynn (pp. 23-26)
Greenberg, Clement. Books. Napoleon III: an interpretation (p. 27)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Books. Reflections on the Revolution of Our Time (pp. 27-28)
Mills, C. Wright. Books. Socialism and Ethics (p. 28)
Chase, Richard V.. Books. Our age of unreason (p. 28)
Symes, Lillian. Books. American political parties, their natural history (pp. 28-29)
Dirlam, Joel B.. Books. The financing of large corporations, 1920-1939 (p. 29)
Moore, Ely. Books. Union rights and union duties; Democracy in Trade Unions, to survey, with a program of action (pp. 29-30)
Periodicals. "Rousseau and totalitarianism" (p. 30)
Periodicals. Behavior in extreme situations; Problems of Interment Camps (p. 30)
Periodicals. "The Moral Front" (p. 30)
Periodicals. "The regimented economy and the future of Socialism" (pp. 30-31)
Periodicals. "The chinese draft constitution" (p. 31)
Periodicals. Negroes in a war industry: The case of shipbuilding; The black car worker (p. 31)
Periodicals. "The german people and the postwar world" (p. 31)
Periodicals. "Labor in the war - and after" (p. 31)
Notes on contributors (p. 32)

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Politics (March 1944)

Cover (p. 33)
Macdonald, Dwight. Comment (pp. 33-37)
Bell, Daniel. coming to The tragedy of American labor (pp. 37-42)
Freidel, Frank. The new imperialism, I: the haitian pilot-plant (pp. 43-45)
Mayer, Milton. How to win the war (pp. 45-46)
Macdonald, Dwight. The revival of "political economy" (pp. 46-48)
Meyer, Peter. The Soviet Union: a new class society (pp. 48-55)
Melville, Herman. Modern texts. What Redburn Saw in Launcelott's-Hey (pp. 56-57)
Stampp, Kenneth M.. Free and Equal. Our historians on slavery (pp. 58-59)
Bazelon, David T.. Free and Equal. The Harlem riot: a study in mass frustration (p. 59)
Free and Equal. "The truth about the Detroit riot" (p. 59)
Free and Equal. "Jazz and Its forerunners as an example of acculturation" (p. 59)
Bazelon, David T.. Books. What to do with Germany (pp. 59-60)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Books. The American senate and world peace (p. 60)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. The new course; The struggle for the new course (p. 61)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. How to think about war and peace (p. 61)
Denton, John Henry. Books. The conscientious objector and the law (p. 61)
Goodman, Paul. Books. Liberal education (p. 62)
The intelligence office (pp. 62-63)
Greenberg, Clement. The intelligence office. Russia and european progress (pp. 63-64)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) The intelligence office. Russia and european progress (p. 64)
Notes on contributors (p. 64)

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Politics (April 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 65)
Comment. The MCF - A new Third Party? (pp. 65-68)
Mills, C. Wright. The powerless people: the role of the intellectual in society (pp. 68-72)
Tucci, Nicholas. The Cause that refreshes - Four delicious freedoms (pp. 73-74)
Pincus, Arthur. The new imperialism in Latin America: Twenty and One (pp. 74-80)
Marquart, Frank. A letter on the Michigan Third Party conference (pp. 80-81)
Meyer, Peter. The Soviet Union: a new class society (part two) (pp. 81-85)
Kees, Weldon. A brief introduction to the history of cultures (p. 85)
Macdonald, Dwight. Free and Equal. On the conduct of the Lynn Case (pages 85-88)
Hays, Arthur Garfield. Free and Equal. On the conduct of the Lynn Case. Rejoinder by mr. Hays (p. 88)
Fischer, Ruth. Popular Culture. Bert Brecht, minstrel of the GPU (pp. 88-89)
Serge, Victor. Books. War diary (p. 90)
Chase, Richard V.. Books. As the measure (pp. 90-91)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. A history of economic thought (p. 91)
Lichtenstein, Stanley. Books. As we go marching (pp. 91-92)
Periodicals. "The evolutionist revolt against classical economics: (i) In France - Condorcet, Saint-Simon, Simonde de Sismondi, (2) In England - James Steuart, Richard Jones, Karl Marx" (p. 92)
Periodicals. "Man of His century: A reconsideration of the historical significance of Karl Marx" (p. 93)
Periodicals. "Is China's economy to be modeled on Japan's?" (p. 93)
Periodicals. "Britain's postwar trade and world economy"; "Planning industry's future in Britain (p. 93)
Periodicals. "From Moscow to Naples"; "'Liberated' Italy" (p. 93)
Periodicals. "Why war workers strike - the case history of a shipyard 'wildcat'" (pp. 93-94)
The intelligence office (pp. 94-96)
Contributors (p. 96)

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Politics (May 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 97)
Comment. Three Worlds (pages 97-102)
List, Kurt. The music of Soviet Russia (pp. 103-108)
Kristol, Irving. Koestler: a note on confusion (pp. 108-109)
Macdonald, Dwight. "The only really moral people" (pp. 109-110)
Gould, Joe. What to do with Europe (p. 111)
Bell, Daniel. The world of Moloch (pp. 111-113)
Padmore, George. The new imperialism, III: The Anglo-American condominium (pp. 113-116)
List, Kurt. Shostakovitch's Eight Symphony (p. 116)
Kees, Weldon. Rates. Cartoon cavalcade (pp. 116-117)
Bazelon, David T.. Rates. Comics and their Creators (pages 117-118)
Macdonald, Dwight. Rates. "The conquest of Europe on the screen: the Nazi newsreel, 1939-1940" (p. 118)
Modern Texts. The Melian Conference (from Thucydides' "History of the Peloponnesian War" Chapter XVII) (pp. 119-121)
Kerr, Wilfred H.. Free and Equal. Negro leaders and the Harlem riot (pp. 121-122)
Wilkins, Roy. Free and Equal. Reply (pp. 122-123)
Wood, Laura. Books. The Complete Jefferson, containing His major writings, published and unpublished, except His letters (pp. 123-124)
Oakes, J. Walter. Books. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (pp. 124-125)
Hesseltine, William B.. Books. The American story of industrial and labor relations (p. 125)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Ominpotent government: the rise of the total state and total war (pp. 125-126)
Mitchell, Broadus. The intelligence office. On "The coming tragedy of American labor" (p. 126)
Fischer, Ben. The intelligence office. On "The coming tragedy of American labor" (pp. 126-127)
Herman, Thelma. The intelligence office. Intellectuals and bureaucracy (p. 127)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) The intelligence office. Classical Vs. marxist economics (p. 128)
Notes on contributors (p. 128)

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Politics (June 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 129)
Comment. The shape of things to come (pp. 129-133)
Fey, Isabella. Odin (p. 133)
Chiaromontes, Nicholas. Croce and italian Liberalism (pp. 134-137)
McNatt, G. Isaac. "I was a Seabee" (pp. 137-140)
(Bombardier.) The story of the 477th Bombardment Group (pages 141-142)
Meyer, Peter. Mr. Joseph Stalin's revolution in economic science (pp. 143-144)
Macdonald, Dwight. Our golden age (pp. 144-146)
Serge, Victor. revolution at The dead-end (1926-1928) (pp. 147-151)
Periodicals. "The 1942 congressional elections" (pages 151-152)
Periodicals. "Facts for a candid world" (p. 152)
Periodicals. "'Rationality' in conduct: Wallas and Pareto" (p. 152)
Periodicals. "Sex roles in postwar planning" (pp. 152-153)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Books. The tragedy of european labor 1918-1939 (pp. 153-154)
Freidel, Frank. Books. The revolutionary generation; Origins of the American Revolution (pp. 154-155)
Macdonald, Nancy. Books. War and children (p. 155)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Excess profits taxation (pp. 155-156)
Mattick, Paul. Books. Karl Marx and Marxian science (p. 156)
Kristol, Irving. Books. Dangling Man (p. 156)
The intelligence office (pp. 158-160)
Contributors (p. 160)

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Politics (July 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 161)
Comment. Allied policy in Europe (pp. 161-167)
De Angelis, J. Gabriel. Brewster The Shut-Down (pages 167-169)
Bloch, Werner; Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Under the Lid (pp. 169-170)
Tucci, Nicholas. tyrants of The War (pages 170-172)
Bazelon, David T.. ashes Green (pp. 172-177)
Calhoun, Don. The political relevance of conscientious objection; with a rejoinder by the Editor (pages 177-180)
Schuyler, George S.. Free and Equal. An American dilemma. The Negro problem and modern democracy (pp. 181-182)
Stampp, Kenneth M.. Rates. George Fitzhugh: propagandist of the old South; Henry W. Grady: spokesman of the new South (pages 182-183)
Wood, Laura. Rates. Caribbean laboratory; A note on the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act (p. 183)
Macdonald, Dwight. How "practical" is a racially segregated Army? (pp. 184-186)
Gould, Joe. Books. A guide for the bedevilled (p. 186)
Oakes, J. Walter. Books. Mobilization for abundance (p. 186)
Douglas, George. Books. The Republic (pp. 186-187)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Production, jobs and taxes (p. 188)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Books. A short history of Russia (pages 188-189)
The intelligence office (pp. 189-192)
Orlansky, Harold. The intelligence office. "Hoodlums" and Pharisees (pp. 189-190)
Tillich, Paul. The intelligence office. Some answers from a committee (pages 190-191)
Contributors (p. 192)

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Politics (August 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 193)
Comment. Some reflections on what is laughingly called "National Politics" (pp. 194-198)
News-Story-of-the-Year (p. 196)
Bettelheim, Bruno. Behavior in extreme situations (pp. 199-209)
Duncan, Robert. The homosexual in society (pp. 209-211)
(Blanqui). Mr. Moscowitz comes to St. Perkingrad (pp. 211-212)
Kerr, Wilfred H.. Negroism: strange fruit of segregation (pp. 212-217)
Zolotow, Maurice. Popular Culture. On highbrow writing (pp. 217-218)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. On lowbrow thinking (pp. 219-220)
Lerner, Abba P.. Books. Labor and management in the Soviet Union (pp. 220-221)
The intelligence office (pp. 221-223)
Acland, Richard. The intelligence office. Commonwealth - London to Michigan writes (p. 222)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. "The end of Europe" (pp. 222-223)
Marquart, Frank. The intelligence office. Labor action at the shop level (pp. 223-224)
Contributors (p. 224)

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Politics (September 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 225)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) The France of tomorrow: what the french underground wants (pp. 225-232)
(Pfc). Italians and Fascism: Testimony & Comment (pp. 232-233)
Chiaromontes, Nicholas. Italians and Fascism: Testimony & Comment (pp. 233-234)
Fischer, Ruth. The life and death of Max Hoelz (pp. 234-238)
Lieutenant JL. Soldiers' Poetry Department (p. 238)
Macdonald, Dwight. War as an institution (I). Notes on the psychology of killing (pp. 239-243)
Bazelon, David T.. Popular Culture. More by Corwin - 16 Radio Dramas (pages 243-244)
Sher, S.. Popular Culture. In defense of Shostakovich (pp. 244-245)
Elliott, P. George. "Where are you going?" said reader to writer (pp. 245-247)
Macdonald, Dwight. "Here lies our road!" said writer to reader (pp. 247-251)
Wood, Laura. Books. A history of deeds done beyond the sea (pp. 251-252)
Freidel, Frank. Books. The French Right and Nazi Germany 1933-39. A study of public opinion (p. 252)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. How Nazi Germany Has Controlled Business (p. 253)
Macdonald, Dwight. The intelligence office. Question period (pp. 253-254)
The intelligence office (pp. 254-256)
Contributors (p. 256)

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Politics (October 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 257)
Warsaw (pp. 257-259)
Comment (pp. 260-265)
Woodcock, George. The tyranny of the clock (pages 265-267)
Brown, John J.. American technology: myth vs. reality (pp. 267-270)
Weber, Max Class, Status, Party (pp. 271-278)
Macdonald, Dwight. Thomas for President? (pp. 278-281)
Contributors (p. 281)
Lemann, Bernard. War as an institution (II). The esthetics of bombing (pp. 282-285)
Free and Equal. The strike Tucson (p. 285)
The intelligence office (pp. 286-288)
Calhoun, Don. The intelligence office. Conscientious objection again (p. 287)

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Politics (November 1944)

Contents

Cover (p. 289)
Macdonald, Dwight. "Dual Power" in France (pp. 290-294)
Comment (pp. 294-296)
Comment. Warsaw (2) (pp. 297-298)
Comment. The advantages of a political education (p. 298)
Comment. Why Herr Commandant is smiling (see cover) (p. 298)
Oakes, J. Walter. Reconversion - to what? (pp. 299-303)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnnonsense (pp. 304-305)
Glazer, Nathan; Hoffman, Frederick. Behind the Philadelphia strike (pp. 306-308)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel (pp. 308-310)
Orwell, George. The ethics of the detective story - From Raffles to Miss Blandish (pp. 310-315)
Smith, Robert Paul. Uncle PM (p. 315)
(Eyewitness). The American Scene. CAP - A worm's eye view (p. 316)
Contributors (p. 316)
Kerr, Wilfred H.. The intelligence office. Randolph and "negroism" (p. 317)
Bek-Gran, Robert. The intelligence office. 5 keys to Europe (p. 317)
Goodman, Paul. The intelligence office. The unalienated intellectual (pp. 318-319)
Macdonald, Dwight. The intelligence office. "Thomas for President?" reply to M. Lewis (pp. 319-320)

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Contents

Cover (p. 321)
'Twas a famous victory (pp. 321-323)
Comment (pp. 323-327)
Comment. Warsaw (3) (pp. 327-328)
Queener, Llewellyn. War as an institution (III). Inter-enemy ethics (pp. 329-334)
Goodman, Paul. Popular Culture. Notes on Neo-Functionalism (pp. 335-337)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel (pp. 337-340)
Contributors (p. 340)
Taylor, William Palmer. know what? Some reactions to current criticism of Russia (pages 340-342)
Macdonald, Dwight. Just this - a rejoinder (pp. 342-344)
Roberts, H.. Free and Equal. "Negroism" ounces blackberries (pp. 344-345)
Kerr, Wilfred H.. Free and Equal. "Negroism" ounces blackberries (pp. 345-346)
Periodicals. "Industrialization and agriculture in India" (p. 346)
Periodicals. "Retail sales and consumer income" (pp. 346-347)
Periodicals. "Wartime construction and planet expansion" (p. 347)
Periodicals. "Group violence: a preliminary study of the attitudinal pattern of Its acceptance and rejection - a study of the 1943 Harlem riot" (p. 347)
Periodicals. "Politics and Ethics" (pp. 347-348)
Periodicals. "The Man from Missouri" (p. 348)
Orlansky, Harold. Books. The journey home (pp. 348-350)
The intelligence office (pp. 350-351)
Farrell, James T.. The intelligence office. James T. Farrell and the SWP (pp. 351-352)

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1945

Politics (January 1945)

Contents:

Cover (page 1)
Contributors (page 2)
Greece (pp. 2-8)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnonsense (pp. 8-9)
French, Martin (Gallicus.) The liberals' "indispensable man": Hitler (pp. 10-13)
"It is up to you, gentlemen!" (p. 14)
A Nazi meets with CO. (p. 14)
Savage, DS. Socialism in extremis (pp. 15-18)
The American Scene. The Albany story (pp. 18-21)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel (pp. 21-23)
Macdonald, Dwight. The Jews, "The New Leader", an old Judge Hull (pp. 23-25)
Chiaromontes, Nicholas. Books. Social law, after Proudhon (pp. 25-28)
Bettelheim, Bruno. Books. Diagnosis of Our Time (pp. 28-29)
MacLow, Jackson. Books. The Good Soldier Schweik (pp. 29-30)
The intelligence office. "Where are you going?" - Further Top comments (pp. 30-31)
The intelligence office (pp. 31-32)

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Politics (February 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 33)
Macdonald, Dwight. Wallace & the labor draft (pp. 34-37)
The greek tragedy (2) (pp. 38-42)
Tucci, Nicholas. Uncle Sam's uncle (pp. 42-43)
Schapiro, Meyer. A note on Max Weber's politics (pp. 44-48)
Calhoun, Arthur W.. well socialized Can american politics? (pp. 48-50)
Weil, Simone. War as an institution (4). Reflections on war (pp. 51-55)
(Candide). A note on Simone Weil (pp. 55-56)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel. Retreat in France (pp. 56-57)
Oakes, J. Walter. "The manpower shortage fraud" (pp. 57-58)
Macdonald, Dwight. Eastmania (pp. 58-60)
Bazelon, David T.. Periodicals. "Race-thinking before racism" (pp. 60-61)
Berryman, John. Popular Culture. A plug for America (p. 61)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. Stalinism and the Resistance (pages 61-62)
Steig, Arthur. The intelligence office. "Inter-enemy ethics" (pp. 62-63)
Queener, Llewellyn. The intelligence office. "Inter-enemy ethics" (p. 63)
Taylor, William Palmer. The intelligence office. The russian question - rebuttal (pp. 63-64)
Contributors (p. 64)

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Politics (March 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 65)
Editorial (p. 65)
Comment (pp. 66-67)
Comment. Warsaw (4) (pp. 67-68)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel. The Stalintern over Europe (pp. 68-71)
Pearson, Frederick. letter from north Africa (pp. 71-72)
Farber, Marjorie. "Supermarket" (pp. 72-73)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnonsense (pp. 73-74)
Serge, Victor. The danger was within (I). "War Communism" (pp. 74-78)
Seldon, Edward. Popular Culture. Reviews. Freedom road; Strange fruit (pp. 78-79)
Goodman, Paul. Popular Culture. Reviews. Infants without families (pp. 79-80)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. Reviews. "The Red and the Black" (pp. 80-81)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. Reviews. "Fortune press analysis: labor" (p. 81)
Bazelon, David T.. Popular Culture. Reviews. "Reflections of social disorganization in the behavior of a schizophrenic patient" (p. 81)
Macdonald, Dwight. War as an institution (5). The responsability of peoples (pp. 82-93)
Roth, Lila. Books. Poland and Russia: the last quarter century (pp. 93-94)
Brumm, John. Books. Social darwinism in American thought, 1860-1915 (p. 94)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Books. Nazi-Deutsch: a glossary of contemporary german usage (p. 94)
The intelligence office (pp. 94-95)
Corbett, Jean. The intelligence office. Letter from France (pp. 95-96)
(Pfc.) The intelligence office. Letter from Belgium (p. 96)

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Politics (April 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 97)
Wilson, R. Arthur. "Why am i fighting?" (pp. 97-99)
"Why?" - Underside view (pp. 100-102)
Comment (pp. 102-105)
Marquart, Frank. letter Detroit: the strike Briggs (pp. 105-106)
Serge, Victor. The danger was within (II). Kronstadt (pp. 107-111)
Tucci, Niccolo. notes for a political dictionary (p. 112)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. Field notes (pp. 112-116)
Calhoun, Francy. Popular Culture. Ours to reason why (p. 116)
Rainer, Dachine. Books. The private life of a master race (p. 117)
L., W.. Books. Herrn Thomas Manns neuste Wandlung (pp. 117-118)
G., E.. Books. Conscience and the State. Legal and administrative problems of conscientious objectors, 1943-1944 (p. 118)
G., E.. Books. Racial State. The German Nationalities Policy in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (p. 118)
Gerth, HH. "Max Weber's politics" - a rejoinder (pp. 119-120)
Greece (3) (pp. 120-123)
Horn, Samson. For a "Third Camp" position on Greece (pages 123-125)
Eastman, Max The intelligence office. Rebuttal (pp. 125-126)
Vogel, Virgil J.. The intelligence office. Suall oce blackberries - and finally (p. 126)
Woodcock, George. The intelligence office. Persecution on British anarchists (pp. 127-128)
Contributors (p. 128)

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Politics (May 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 129)
Germany, 1945 The two horrors (pp. 130-131)
Germany, 1945 Letter from Sergeant (pp. 131-132)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair.) Germany, 1945 European newsreel: AMG in Wasteland (pp. 132-134)
Comment (pp. 134-136)
Schuyler, George S .. FDR (p. 137)
Silone, Ignazio. Nihilism (pp. 138-139)
Bell, Daniel. politics The lag of the Commonwealth (pp. 139-143)
Marquart, Frank. Reports on an MCF conference (pp. 143-144)
Bloom, Solomon F .. The last king (p. 145)
Abel, Lionel. Stalin's advocate (pp. 146-148)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnonsense (pp. 148-149)
Macdonald, Dwight. Free and equal. Jim Crow in uniform: current notes (pp. 150-151)
Greece (4) (pp. 151-152)
Greece (4). A British soldier writes from Greece (pages. 153-154)
Reimann, Guenter. "The Responsibility of Peoples", with a reply by Dwight Macdonald (pp. 154-156)
Gratsos, C .. Modern Texts. The memorandum Gratsos (pp. 156-159)
The intelligence office (pp. 159-160)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). The intelligence office. French literary politics (pp. 159-160)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. Correction (p. 160)
(Pfc). The intelligence office. Generation Lost # 2 (pg. 160)
Contributors (p. 160)

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Politics (June 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 161)
Macdonald, Dwight. Badoglio A japanese? (pp. 161-164)
Goodman, Paul. The Ford (p. 164)
Macdonald, Dwight. Conscription & conscientious objection (p. 165)
Triest, Frank. Conscription & conscientious objection. Conscription is the issue (pp. 165-166)
Lewis, E. John. Conscription & conscientious objection. The slow-down at Germfask (pp. 166-167)
Kepler, Roy C .. Conscription & conscientious objection. An open letter to CPS men (pp. 167-168)
Goldbloom, Maurice. The liberation of China (pages. 169-170)
Macdonald, Dwight. Germany, 1945 Current notes (pp. 170-171)
Germany, 1945 Some letters from soldier-readers (p. 172)
Levcik, Jan. Germany, 1945, Buchenwald before the war (pp. 173-174)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). European newsreel (pp. 174-175)
Serge, Victor. danger was The Within (3). Vignettes of NEP (pp. 176-180)
Harlan, John Marshall. Modern Texts. The Plessy Dissent (pp. 180-182)
Vogel, Virgil J .. A note on Soviet education (pp. 182-184)
Woodcock, George. Political persecution in England (pp. 185-186)
White, MG. Books. Politics and morals (pp. 186-187)
Roth, Lila. Books. The sinews of peace (p. 187)
American soldier. The intelligence office. London, March 1945 Paris, April 1945 (pp. 187-189)
Glazer, Nathan. The intelligence office. In defense of Fromm-Horney (pp. 189-190)
Comment (pp. 190-192)
Contributors (p. 192)

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Contents:
XXX. Cover (p. 193)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnnonsense (pp. 194-196)
Donaghue, Terence. The United Nations Non-Charter (p. 196)
Goodman, Paul. The political meaning of some recent revisions of Freud (pp. 197-203)
Bloom, Solomon F .. The responsability of Peoples - further Top discussion. The "rationality" of the death camps (pp. 203-204)
Clough, Gordon H .. The responsability of Peoples - further Top discussion. The "rationality" of the death camps (p. 204)
Macdonald, Dwight. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. The "rationality" of the death camps (p. 204)
Anthony, George. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Human, all too human? (p. 205)
Macdonald, Dwight. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Human, all too human? (pp. 205-206)
Franck, Sebastian. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Moral vs. political responsability (p. 206)
Cork, Jim. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Moral vs. political responsability (p. 206)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Moral vs. political responsability (pp. 206-207)
Macdonald, Dwight. responsability of The Peoples - further Top discussion. Moral vs. political responsability (pp. 207-209)
Worthy, Jr., William. Free and equal. My "friends" (pp. 209-210)
Kerr, Wilfred H .. Free and equal. Black boy - a review (pp. 210-211)
Popular Culture. Memo on Disney films for South America (pages. 211-213)
Popular Culture. Modesty is a luxury (p. 213)
Orlansky, Harold. Books. The japanese people - three basic books. Suye Mura, a japanese village (pp. 213-215)
Libson, Ethel. Books. The japanese people - three basic books. Year of the wild boar. An american woman in Japan (pages. 215-216)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. The japanese people - three basic books. Japan: a short cultural history (pp. 216-217)
Macdonald, Dwight. Revolution, Ltd. - a text with comments (pp. 218-221)
The intelligence office. News of the french revolutionary Left (p. 221)
Schuyler, George S .. The intelligence office. George Schuyler's politics; reply to HJ Goldstein (pp. 221-222)
Steig, Arthur. The intelligence office. The wrong bottle (pg. 222)
The intelligence office (pp. 222-224)
Contributors (p. 224)

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Contents:
Atrocities of the mind (pagg. 225-227)
Stendhal. There was a War! (pag. 228)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). The peace criminals (pagg. 229-232)
Elton, Mark. Where apathy begins (pag. 232)
Malaquais, Jean. Louis Aragon, or the professional patriot (pagg. 233-235)
Oakes, Walter J.. The national scene (pagg. 235-236)
Anders, Robert. Can capitalism be humanized? Two reviews: (1) Beveridge on a free society (pagg. 237-240)
Bruggers, Arnold. Can capitalism be humanized? Two reviews: (2) Notes on Abba P. Lerner's The economics of control - Principles of welfare economy (pagg. 240-243)
The soldier reports. Germany, April 30; Austria, May 23 (pagg. 244-245)
The soldier reports. Dusseldorf, Germany (pag. 245)
H. L. (Merchant Seaman). The soldier reports. Salonika, Greece (pagg. 245-246)
The soldier reports. Philippine Islands (pag. 246)
Steig, Arthur. Popular Culture. Jazz, clock & song of our anxiety (pagg. 246-247)
Calhoun, Francy. It happened in the U.S.A.. Some footnotes on a news item (pagg. 248-249)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. A social history of the american family: from colonial times to the present (pag. 250)
Orlansky, Harold. Books. A note on anti-semitism among negroes (pagg. 250-252)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. "The responsability of peoples" (pag. 252)
The intelligence office (pagg. 252-253)
Comment (pagg. 253-256)
Contributors (pag. 256)

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Contents:
Cover (p. 257)
Macdonald, Dwight. The Bomb (pp. 257-260)
Vogel, Virgil J .. The Bomb (2): birthplace (pp. 261-262)
Orlansky, Harold. The Bomb (3): observations from an asylum (pp. 262-263)
Laughlin, James. !!! FLASH (p. 263)
The soldier reports. American zone, Germany; Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia; Somewhere-in-Belgium; Steyr, Austria; Darmstadt, Germany (pp. 264-265)
Chiaromonte, Nicholas. Koestler, or tragedy made ​​futile (pp. 266-270)
Oakes, Walter J .. The national scene (pp. 270-271)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). against Europe The Big 3 (pp. 271-273)
Labor imperialism (pp. 274-276)
Frost; Andrea. Letters from France. May 19, 1945 May 26, 1945 June 25, 1945 (pp. 276-279)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Half a million forgotten people: the story of the cotton textile workers; Substandard wages (p. 280)
Bazelon, David T .. Books. The revolutionary committees in the Departments of France, 1793-1794 (pp. 280-281)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Axis rule in occupied Europe (pg. 281)
Mills, C. Wright. Books. The sociology of literary taste (p. 281)
G., AND .. Books. The education of free men (p. 281)
G., AND .. Books. Towards a christian peace. I. A political approach. II. An economic approach (p. 281)
Comfort, Alex. The intelligence office. Conscription must be resisted! (p. 282)
The intelligence office (pp. 282-286)
Malaquais, Jean. The intelligence office. V Class. people (pp. 283-284)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. Dead in France (p. 285)
Donaghue, Terence. The intelligence office. Death camps known about earlier (p. 286)
Comment (pp. 286-287)
Comment. Greece (5) (pp. 287-288)
Contributors (p. 288)

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Contents:
Cover (p. 289)
Here's ONE thing we can do! An appeal to the readers of "politics" (p. 289)
Seldon, Edward. War as an institution (6). Military society (pp. 290-293)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnonsense (pp. 293-294)
The soldier reports (pp. 294-295)
Woodcock, George. Conscientious objection in England (pp. 296-297)
Jackson, J. Hampden. Ancestors (1). Proudhon (pp. 297-299)
Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph. "The general idea of the revolution in the 19th century" (pp. 299-304)
500 Red Army men, a first-hand report (pp. 304-305)
Macdonald, Nancy. Popular Culture. Are hospitals made ​​for people or vice versa? (pp. 306-308)
Jones, Jack. Popular Culture. Yaltarian cultures (pp. 308-309)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. Memo to Mr. Luce (pp. 309-311)
Constas, Helen. Books. The dynamics of culture change; an inquiry into race relations in Africa (pages. 311-312)
Fulton, Vera. Books. The problem teacher (pp. 312-313)
Mills, C. Wright; Salter, Patricia J .. The barricade and the bedroom; with a reply by Paul Goodman (pp. 313-316)
The intelligence office. In defense of Patton-Halsey; with a reply by D. Macdonald (p. 317)
Orloff, Herbert. The intelligence office. Atomic fission and revolution (pp. 317-318)
Greenberg, Clement. The intelligence office. Blurb (p. 318)
Modlin, Jules. The intelligence office. Jazz oversimplified ?; with a reply by Arthur Steig (pp. 318-319)
Comment (pp. 319-320)
Stevens, CJ. Government of, by and for (p. 320)
Contributors (p. 313)
Here is what YOU can do: - (p. 320)

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Politics (November 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 321)
Weil, Simone. The Iliad or, the poem of force (pp. 321-331)
Ricardo. imperialism Labor - 2 reports from Britain. (1) The Bank of England is socialized (pp. 331-332)
Hasseck, Martin. imperialism Labor - 2 reports from Britain. (2) The dock strike (pp. 332-333)
Tucci, Nicholas. The friend of the Jews (p. 333)
Oakes, Walter J .. The national scene (pp. 333-334)
Caffi, Andrea (European). automatization of The european people (pp. 335-337)
French, Martin (Gallicus). Terror in the air: a critique of the Anglo-American bombing policy (pp. 338-342)
Individual responsability - some recent actions CO (pp. 342-344)
Glazer, Nathan. Books. The psychological frontiers of society (pp. 344-345)
Jaffe, Jacob H .. Books. The Jehovah's witnesses (pp. 345-346)
Babbitt, Milton B .. Battle cry (p. 346)
Seldon, Edward. resistance The poetry of Aragon and Eluard (pp. 347-349)
The intelligence office. Decadence of the world workingclass (p. 349)
Comment (pp. 349-351)
Contributors (p. 349)

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Politics (December 1945)

Contents:
Cover (p. 353)
Macdonald, Dwight. Starvation! America's Christmas gift to the European peoples (pp. 353-364)
Wiser, Arthur. Letter to a judge (pp. 364-365)
Frost; Andrea. The decline of the French Communists (pp. 366-367)
Bettelheim, Bruno. trials and german War re-education (pp. 368-369)
Macdonald, Dwight. roads in New Politics (p. 369)
Herberg, Will. roads in New Politics. Personalism against totalitarianism (pp. 369-374)
Caffi, Andrea (European). roads in New Politics. Towards a socialist program (pp. 374-376)
Goodman, Paul. roads in New Politics. Revolution, sociolatry and war (pp. 376-380)
Orlansky, Harold. Periodicals. "Racial and religious prejudice in everyday living" (pp. 380-381)
(Balticus). The intelligence office. The germans are clean and neat (pp. 381-382)
The intelligence office (p. 382)
Macdonald, Dwight. Reports on food packages (pp. 383-384)
This is Berysch P. (P.. 384)

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1946

Politics (January 1946)

Contents:
Cover (p. 1)
Redman, Ben Ray. The story of John Mann (pp. 1-3)
The last days of Berlin - two letters from survivors (p. 4-7)
Mann, Georg. Morality at Nurnberg (p. 8)
Wolfe, Bertram D .. A note on Soviet place-names (pp. 8-9)
Landen, Melrick T .. The new five-hours war (p. 9)
Constas, Helen. roads in New Politics (2). A marxian critique of ideology (pp. 10-15)
Votaw, Albert. roads in New Politics (2). Toward a Personalist socialist philosophy (pp. 15-17)
Calhoun, Don. roads in New Politics (2). Non-violence and revolution (pp. 17-21)
Peck, James. roads in New Politics (2). A note on direct action (pp. 21-22)
The soldier reports. Karachi, India; Okinawa; Naples, Italy (pp. 23-24)
Swados, Harvey. Tragedy in Trieste (pp. 24-25)
Tucci, Nicholas. Commonnonsense (pp. 25-27)
Chiaromonte, Nicholas. PJ Proudhon - an uncomfortable thinker (pp. 27-29)
Macdonald, Dwight. Politicking (pp. 29-31)
The intelligence office. Hanford - Fact vs. fiction; with a reply by Virgil Vogel (pp. 31-32)
Notes on contributors (page 20).

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Politics (February 1946)

Contents:
On the Kind of Socialism Called "Scientific", by Nicola Chiaromonte (33)
Can Socialism be Humanized?, by Frank Fisher (44)
Discussion by Virgil J. Vogel (46)
"The Mexico Clique"--a Letter from Manila (49)
A Green International?, by K. L. N. Sinha (50)
Culture in the Ruins--3 Documents from Germany:
1. "A Beginning Must be Made", by Karl Jaspers (51)
2. The Rebirth of the University, by Karl Jaspers (52)
3. Notes on the German Academic Scene (55)
THE SOLDIER REPORTS:
The G.I. Basic Personality, by Roger Reingold (57)
POPULAR CULTURE:
Hospitals--Some Letters (58)
Third Report on Packages to Europe (60)
COMMENT (61)
THE INTELLIGENCE OFFICE (62)
POLITICKING (54)

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Politics (March 1946)

Cover (pag. 65)
Comment (pagg. 65-69)
Weil, Simone. War as an institution (7). Words and war (pagg. 69-73)
Woodcock, George. London letter (pagg. 74-76)
Tucci, Niccolò. Commonnonsense (pagg. 76-77)
Rodman, Selden. Exit, pursued by a bear (pag. 77)
Macdonald, Dwight. Rebellion or reconversion? (pagg. 77-78)
Spratt, Philip. Marxism and ethics (pagg. 79-84)
Jones, Jack. The mad king (pagg. 85-86)
Carlisle, Kathryn. Periodicals. "Laissez-faire, planning and ethics" (pagg. 86-87)
Carlisle, Kathryn. Periodicals. "Is Gunnar Myrdal on the right track" (pag. 87)
Carlisle, Kathryn. Periodicals. "On contemporary nihilism" (pagg. 87-88)
Carlisle, Kathryn. Periodicals. "Battle and other combatant casualities in the second world war" (pag. 88)
Carlisle, Kathryn. Periodicals. "Sociological elements in Veblen's theory" (pag. 88)
Redman, Ben Ray. Books. Animal farm: a fairy story (pagg. 88-89)
Farrell, James T.. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 89-93)
The intelligence office (pagg. 93-95)
Committee of the POUM in France. The intelligence office. An appeal for aid and solidarity (pagg. 93-94)
Politicking (pagg. 95-96)
Contributors (pag. 95)

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Politics (April 1946)

Cover (pag. 97)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man (pagg. 97-99)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. We need a new political vocabulary (pagg. 99-101)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. The world we live in (pagg. 101-104)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. The question of marxism (pagg. 104-106)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. The mirage of the proletarian revolution (pagg. 106-109)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. Bureaucratic collectivism: the "third alternative" (pagg. 109-112)
Macdonald, Dwight. New roads in Politics (4). The root is man. Modern war and the class struggle (pagg. 112-115)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). Why the resistance failed - an outline (pagg. 116-118)
Calhoun, Don. The non-violent revolutionists (pagg. 118-119)
Bendiner, Burton. Labor leads (pagg. 119-120)
Agee, James. Dedication day - rough sketch for a moving picture (pagg. 121-125)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). French letter (pagg. 125-126)
Franck, Sebastian. Ancestors (2). De Tocqueville (pagg. 127-128)
Caffi, Andrea (European). Is a revolutionary war a contradiction in terms? (pagg. 128-130)
Contributors (pag. 130)
Dubitsky, A.. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 131-132)
Constas, Helen. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 132-134)
Vogel, Virgil J.. Books. The Leveller tracts, 1647-1653 (pag. 134)
The intelligence office (pagg. 134-135)
Woodcock, George. The intelligence office. William Morris's ideas (pagg. 134-135)
Packages abroad: current information (pag. 136)

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Politics (May 1946)

Cover (pag. 137)
Whither "politics"? With a reply by the Editor (pagg. 138-142)
A. B. C.. The communists and the national question (pagg. 142-144)
Berger, Morroe. Invitation to violence, a note on british policy in Palestine (pagg. 144-145)
Goldwater, Ethel. The independent woman: a new course (pagg. 145-149)
Dwight Culler, A.. Man - piltdown to Fermi (pagg. 149-150)
Korsch, Karl. A non-dogmatic approach to marxism (pagg. 151-154)
Woodcock, George. London letter (pagg. 154-155)
Ash, Julian. Germany 1946, some impressions (pagg. 156-158)
The department of antiagriculture: letters to and from bureaucracy (pagg. 158-160)
Tolstoy, Leo. Ancestors (3). Tolstoy. Modern science (pagg. 161-164)
Tolstoy, Leo. Ancestors (3). Tolstoy. Stop and think! (pagg. 164-167)
Barbarow, George. Popular Culture. Do we need Hollywood? (pagg. 167-168)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 168-170)
Farrell, James T.. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pag. 170)
Macdonald, Dwight. Fourth report on packages abroad (pagg. 171-174)
Macdonald, Dwight. The intelligence office. Whitewashing the catholic church - an exchange of letters with the N. Y. Times (pagg. 174-175)
Dubitsky, Aron. The intelligence office. Reply to Helen Constas (pag. 175)
Politicking (pag. 176)
Contributors (pag. 176)
The picture on the cover (pag. 174)

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Politics (July 1946)

Cover (pag. 177)
Macdonald, Dwight. The C. P. S. strikes (pagg. 177-180)
A. B. C.. Paris letter: the june elections (pagg. 180-182)
S., R.. Anti-semitism at sea (pag. 183)
Bazelon, David T.. New roads in Politics. Discussion. New roads and old footpaths (pagg. 184-187)
Calhoun, Don. New roads in Politics. Discussion. New roads and old footpaths: reply (pagg. 187-188)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. New roads in Politics. Discussion. New roads and old footpaths: reply (pagg. 188-189)
Franck, Sebastian. New roads in Politics. Discussion. Escapism v. marxism (pagg. 189-192)
Goldbloom, Maurice. Books. The peoples of the Soviet Union (pagg. 192-193)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two (pagg. 194-195)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two. Scientific method and value judgement (pagg. 195-199)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two. Marxism and values - three texts with comments (pagg. 199-201)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two. The idea of progress (pagg. 201-207)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two. Toward a new concept of political action (pagg. 207-210)
Macdonald, Dwight. The root is man, part two. Five characteristics of a radical (pagg. 210-214)
The intelligence office (pagg. 214-215)
Peck, James. The intelligence office. You can strike against the Government (pagg. 215-216)
Amnesty petition (pag. 216)

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Politics (August 1946)

Cover (pag. 217)
Macdonald, Dwight. The story of Cyprus (with notes on Labor imperialism in Greece, Egypt and Palestine) (pagg. 217-225)
Harnett, Edward. The diary of the indoctrination commentator (pagg. 225-226)
Hasseck, Martin. English letter: Bevin at Bournemouth (pagg. 226-227)
Laurat, Lucien. Why european socialists look to America (pagg. 228-229)
Tucci, Niccolò. The streetcar is man (pagg. 229-230)
Bendiner, Burton. Labor's managerial ambitions (pagg. 230-231)
Woodcock, George. The english community movement (pagg. 231-233)
Ciliga, Anton. A talk with Lenin in Stalin's prison (pagg. 234-241)
Hirsch, Helmut. What is Roosevelt College? (pagg. 241-242)
McKenzie, Dorothy. Popular Culture. The time the Lady Writer imagined me (pagg. 242-244)
Atomic bombs, Union made - some letters with a comment by the Editor (pagg. 245-247)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Report on the negro soldier" (pagg. 247-248)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "The new russian imperialism - its economic policy and aims in the occupied countries" (pag. 248)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "The Jewish delicatessen: the evolution of an institution" (pag. 248)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "The conservative South, a political myth" (pag. 248)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Literature as an institution" (pagg. 248-249)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Attitudes towards Soviet Russia"; "Favorable and unfavorable attitudes toward certain enemy and allied countries" (pag. 249)
Subotsky, Milton. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 249-250)
Marquart, Frank. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 251-253)
Knight, Damon. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 253-254)
(Dely X). The intelligence office. Letter from Austria (pag. 254)
Demaziere, Albert. The intelligence office. The Blasco murder (pagg. 254-255)
The intelligence office (pag. 255)
Contributors (pag. 256)

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Politics (September 1946)

Cover (pag. 257)
Comfort, Alex. A legend of UNO (pagg. 257-259)
Woodcock, George. Ancestors (4). William Godwin (pagg. 260-262)
Godwin, William. Extracts from "Enquiry concerning political justice" (pagg. 262-267)
Tucci, Niccolò. Letter to a friend (pagg. 267-268)
Orwell, George. "Catastrophic gradualism" (pagg. 268-270)
Pannekoek, Anton. The failure of the workingclass (pagg. 270-272)
Votaw, Albert. Resistance in C. P. S. (pagg. 272-274)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Animadversions on naturalistic ethics" (pagg. 274-275)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Consequences of the nationalization of the Bank of England" (pag. 275)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. The "Liberal" fifth column (pagg. 275-276)
Heick, Helen. "The independent woman". Wanted: a program for the men (pag. 276)
Corkrey West, Ruth. "The independent woman". Woman in society - additional notes (pagg. 276-277)
McLuhan, Marshall. "The independent woman". Out of the castle into the counting-house (pagg. 277-279)
Goldwater, Ethel. "The independent woman". Reply (pagg. 279-280)
Calhoun, Don. Science, politics and the absolute; with a reply by Dwight Macdonald (pagg. 281-285)
Barbarow, George. Popular Culture. "Henry V" - Middlebrow Movie (pagg. 286-287)
Margoshes, Adam. Books. Hitler's professors. The part of scholarship in Germany's crimes against the jewish people (pagg. 287-288)
Mitchell, Broadus. Books. Alexander Hamilton (pagg. 288-289)
Lord, Charles. Free and equal. A note on race prejudice (pag. 289)
The intelligence office (pagg. 290-294)
Malaquais, Jean. The intelligence office. The Blasco case: reply (pag. 292)
Fifth report on packages abroad (pagg. 294-295)
Contributors (pag. 296)

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Politics (October 1946)

Cover (pag. 297)
Macdonald, Dwight. The russian culture purge (pagg. 297-302)
Mann, Georg. Some notes on soviet science (pagg. 303-305)
Comment (pagg. 305-309)
Woodcock, George. London letter (pagg. 309-311)
Berger, Morroe. The Karachi mutinies (pagg. 312-313)
Woodcock, George. Silone's resignation (pag. 313)
The german experience - three documents (pagg. 314-319)
Macdonald, Dwight. Free and equal. Counter-attack (pagg. 319-320)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Inflation"; "Depression round the corner" (pag. 321)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Schizophrenic motifs in the movies" (pagg. 321-322)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Bernard Shaw's politics" (pag. 322)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Science in Soviet Russia" (pag. 322)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Labor's first year" (pagg. 322-323)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Survey of Japan's defeat" (pag. 323)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair). New roads in Politics. Discussion. Digging at the roots, or striking at the branches? (pagg. 323-328)
Howe, Irving. New roads in Politics. Discussion. The 13th disciple; with a reply by Dwight Macdonald (pagg. 329-335)

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Politics (November 1946)

Nivola, Costantino. Cover (pag. 337)
Comment (pagg. 338-340)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). Anti-capitalist "revolution" in France (pagg. 341-344)
Smith, Don Elton. Conscientious objection is bankrupt (pagg. 345-346)
Tucci, Niccolò. Commonnonsense (pagg. 346-347)
Manheim, Ralph. Maiden flight (pagg. 347-349)
Petersen, William. Picketing and the law (pagg. 350-352)
Caffi, Andrea (European). Popular Culture. Notes on mass culture (pagg. 353-356)
Macdonald, Dwight. Popular Culture. Eisenstein's "Ivan" (pagg. 356-357)
Graves, Anna Melissa. Free and equal. A story (pag. 357)
Read, Herbert. Free and equal. South african racism (pagg. 357-358)
Blish, James. Scientific method and political action (pagg. 358-359)
Hodgson, Marshall. New Roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 359-361)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Art and social nature (pagg. 361-362)
Sixth report on packages (pag. 362)
Some letters from Germany (pagg. 362-364)
The intelligence office (pagg. 364-366)
McCarthy, Mary. The intelligence office. The Hiroshima "New Yorker" (pag. 367)
Politicking (pagg. 367-368)
Contributors (pag. 367)

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Politics (December 1946)

Cover (pag. 369)
Weil, Simone. Factory work; with a postscript by the Editor (pagg. 369-377)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). French letter, the november elections (pagg. 378-380)
Woodcock, George. London letter (pagg. 380-382)
Tucci, Niccolò. Commonnonsense (pagg. 382-383)
Office of facts and figures (pag. 383)
Woodcock, George. George Orwell, 19th century liberal (pagg. 384-388)
Padmore, George. The story of Viet Nam (pagg. 388-390)
Goodman, Paul. The social format. City crowds (pagg. 390-391)
Macdonald, Dwight. The social format. Too big (pagg. 391-392)
Meyer, Peter. Popular Culture. The russian writer's dilemma (pagg. 392-393)
White, Theodore. Popular Culture. Social significance of eggs on end (pagg. 394-395)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Our threatened values; Politics and ethics; Science, liberty and peace (pagg. 395-396)
Peck, James. The amnesty campaign (pagg. 396-397)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals (pag. 397)
The intelligence office (pagg. 398-399)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. Soviet culture: Mandelstam (pag. 398)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). New roads in Politics. Discussion (pag. 399)
Finch, Roy. New roads in Politics. Discussion (pagg. 399-400)
Macdonald, Dwight. "Partisan Review" and "politics" (pagg. 400-403)
Macdonald, Dwight. The great coal strike. The man from Marx interviews the editor (pagg. 404-407)

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1947

Politics (January 1947)

Cover (pag. 1)
Macdonald, Dwight. The german catastrophe. We are responsible (pagg. 2-6)
Gollancz, Victor. The german catastrophe. A report on Germany (pagg. 6-7)
Franck, Sebastian. The german catastrophe. Travel notes; Fall of 1946 (pagg. 7-8)
The german catastrophe. Hunger: the Essen survey (pagg. 9-10)
The german catastrophe. Some personal letters (pagg. 10-14)
Henk, Emil. The german catastrophe. An intellectual writes (pagg. 14-15)
The german catastrophe. A socialist writes (pagg. 15-17)
The german catastrophe. "What we want is to learn" (pagg. 17-18)
The german catastrophe. "What i miss most is the Feuhrer" (pag. 18)
Goodman, Paul. The social format. Plea for a Hesiod (pagg. 19-20)
Comfort, Alex. Responsibility in science and art (pagg. 20-21)
Tucci, Niccolò. Commonnonsense (pagg. 21-22)
Caffi, Andrea (European). Violence and sociability (pagg. 23-28)
Herald, G. W.. Madame Rathenau's letter (pagg. 28-29)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Europe debates nationalization"; "Sweden, not Russia, is model for european nationalization" (pagg. 29-30)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Opera: music for the masses" (pagg. 29-31)
The intelligence office (pagg. 31-32)

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Politics (March-April 1947)

Cover (pag. 33)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (pagg. 33-34)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace. The Wallace myth (pagg. 34-37)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace. The iowan background (1888-1932) (pagg. 37-38)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace. The secretary of agriculture (1933-1940) (pagg. 38-44)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace. The mind of Henry Wallace: close-up no. 1 (pag. 39)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace. The mind of Henry Wallace: close-up no. 2 (pag. 43)
Goldwater, Ethel. The books of Wilhelm Reich (pagg. 44-47)
Mattick, Paul. Bolshevism and stalinism (pagg. 48-52)
Woodcock, George. London letter. The first 18 months (pagg. 52-54)
Macdonald, Dwight. Why destroy draft cards? (pagg. 54-55)
Matson, Norman. The animoid idea (pagg. 56-59)
Goodman, Paul. The social format. Occasional poetry (pagg. 59-60)
Barbarow, George. Popular Culture. B. Y. O. O. L. (pagg. 60-61)
Barbarow, George. Popular Culture. Words, words, words (pagg. 61-62)
Barbarow, George. Popular Culture. The Malraux film (pagg. 62-63)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. The New Republic, Henry Wallace, Editor (pagg. 63-64)
Mears, Helen. Books. Pearl Harbor (pag. 64)
Weizenbaum, Joseph. Books. Thieves in the night (pagg. 64-65)
Constas, Helen. Books. Thieves in the night (pagg. 65-66)
Isaacs, William; Kolodny, Jules. Man is the root (pagg. 66-67)
Meyer, Peter. What was behind the coal strike - ham acting or ham? (1) (pagg. 68-70)
Macdonald, Dwight. What was behind the coal strike - ham acting or ham? (2) (pagg. 70-72)
Meyer, Peter. What was behind the coal strike - ham acting or ham? (3) (pagg. 72-73)
Macdonald, Dwight. What was behind the coal strike - ham acting or ham? (4) (pagg. 73-74)
Farber, Leslie H.. Mario and the hypnoanalyst (pagg. 74-75)
Where is Karl Fischer? (pag. 75)
Serge, Victor. The intelligence office. The communists and Viet Nam (pag. 76)
Mendelson, Saul. The intelligence office. The communists and Viet Nam (pagg. 76-77)
Padmore, George. The intelligence office. The communists and Viet Nam; postscript (pagg. 77-78)
The intelligence office (pagg. 76-79)
Mears, Helen. The intelligence office. A letter the "Times" would not print (pagg. 78-79)
Seventh report on packages (pag. 79)
Contributors (pag. 80)

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Politics (May-June 1947)

Cover (pag. 81)
Macdonald, Nancy. They need our help (pagg. 81-85)
Macdonald, Dwight. Notes on the Truman doctrine (pagg. 85-87)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. Remarks on justice (pagg. 88-93)
Mann, Georg. Tomorrow's war and the scientists (pagg. 93-95)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2) (pagg. 96-97)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). Prophet of the people's century (1941-1946) (pagg. 97-101)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). Editor of "The New Republic" (1946-?) (pagg. 101-102)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). Henry Wallace and the U. S. S. R. (pagg. 103-107)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). Corn-fed mystic (pagg. 107-110)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). A man divided against himself (pagg. 110-114)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). The political meaning of Henry Wallace (pagg. 114-116)
Macdonald, Dwight. Henry Wallace (2). Appendix: "Common Man" politics (pagg. 116-117)
Hamilton, Wallace. Hash house (pagg. 117-118)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. Rome letter (pagg. 118-119)
Woodcock, George. Dutch letter (pagg. 119-120)
Where is Karl Fischer? (2) (pag. 120)
Barbarow, George. Films (pagg. 121-122)
Macdonald, Dwight. The questionnaire: preliminary report (pagg. 122-124)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. Modern Review (pag. 124)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. University Observer (pagg. 124-125)
Dryden, Theodore. Periodicals. "Haganah and the terrorists" (pag. 125)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). A communication (pagg. 125-126)
The intelligence office (pagg. 126-127)
Politicking (pagg. 127-128)

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Politics (July-August 1947)

This issue of politics is devoted entire to French political thought, with contributions from notable figures such as Georges Bataille, Simone de Beavoir, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

Cover (pag. 129)
Michaux, Henri. Voice (pag. 130)
Caffi, Andrea (European). French political writing. The french condition (pagg. 130-134)
de Beauvoir, Simone. French political writing. Eye for eye (pagg. 134-140)
Camus, Albert. French political writing. Neither victims nor executioners (pagg. 141-147)
Bataille, Georges. French political writing. On Hiroshima (pagg. 147-150)
Rousset, David. French political writing. The days of our death (pagg. 151-157)
Rousset, David. French political writing. The Dotkins-Hessel-Pool affair (pagg. 157-158)
Palle, Albert. French political writing. The Petiot case (pagg. 159-161)
Sartre, Jean-Paul. French political writing. Materialism and revolution (pagg. 161-172)
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice. French political writing. Marxism and Philosophy (pagg. 173-175)
Contributors (pag. 176)

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1948

Politics (Winter 1948)

Cover (pag. 1)
McCarthy, Mary. Gandhi (pagg. 1-2)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. Gandhi (pagg. 2-4)
Agee, James. Gandhi (pag. 4)
Goodman, Paul. Gandhi (pagg. 4-5)
Tucci, Niccolò. Gandhi (pagg. 5-6)
Macdonald, Dwight. Gandhi (pagg. 6-7)
Excerpts from "Harijan" (pagg. 7-11)
Kohler, Wolfgang. Memo to the conquerors (pagg. 12-13)
Woodcock, Ingeborg. German letter (pagg. 13-16)
McCandless, J. H.. Memorandun to all but 140 million people (pag. 16)
Bettelheim, Bruno. Exodus, 1947 (pagg. 16-18)
Bennett, Clifton. The F. B. I. (pagg. 19-25)
Tucci, Niccolò. A modest proposal (pagg. 25-27)
Newton, David R.. Here and now (1). The macedonia community (pagg. 27-30)
Delecourt, Jean (Gelo); Delecourt, Andrée (Andrea). French letter. "Planned chaos" (pagg. 31-35)
Manifesto (pagg. 35-36)
Barbarow, George. The work of Jean Vigo (pagg. 37-38)
Goodman, Paul. The social format. Fictions (pag. 39)
Macdonald, Dwight. Ancestors (5). Alexander Herzen (pagg. 40-41)
Herzen, Aleksandr. Ancestors (5). "My past and thoughts" (pagg. 41-44)
Herzen, Aleksandr. Ancestors (5). "My past and thoughts": Russia under Nicholas I (pagg. 44-46)
Herzen, Aleksandr. Ancestors (5). "My past and thoughts": 1848 (pagg. 46-48)
Herzen, Aleksandr. Ancestors (5). "My past and thoughts": Bakunin (pagg. 48-50)
Herzen, Aleksandr. Ancestors (5). "My past and thoughts": The darkness (pagg. 50-51)
Calhoun, Don. Books. The Kinsey report (pagg. 52-55)
Macdonald, Dwight. Small talk (pagg. 56-57)
A report to the readers (pag. 58)
Harper Mills, Ruth. The fascinated readers - analysis of the "politics" questionnaire (pagg. 59-63)
Macdonald, Dwight. Index to "politics". By authors (pagg. 64-66)
Macdonald, Dwight. Index to "politics". By subjects (pagg. 67-68)
Rubel, Maximilien. Letters - with a reply by Dwight Macdonald (pagg. 69-70)
Macdonald, Nancy. Report on packages abroad (pagg. 71-72)

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Politics (Spring 1948)

Cover (pag. 73)
Moore, Marianne. In distrust of merits (pag. 74)
Macdonald, Dwight. USA v. USSR (pagg. 75-77)
(Anonymous). The background (pagg. 78-81)
USSR today - documents. Some russians speak (pagg. 82-86)
USSR today - documents. The workers (pagg. 86-88)
Lasky, Melvin J.. USSR today - documents. Interview with a prisoner (pagg. 88-90)
Kolarz, Walter. Soviet panslavism (pagg. 91-95)
Padley, Walter. Empire of free Union? (pagg. 95-100)
Coser, Lewis (Louis Clair); Franck, Sebastian. The Varga episode (pagg. 100-101)
Nabokov, Nicolas. The music purge (pagg. 102-106)
Weidlé, Vladimir. Origins of soviet literature (pagg. 106-109)
Macdonald, Dwight. Bureaucratic culture: Nicholas I and Josef I (pagg. 109-113)
Quantity vs. quality (1). Education (pag. 111)
Quantity vs. quality (2). Literature (pag. 112)
Quantity vs. quality (3). The press (pag. 113)
Macdonald, Dwight. USSR: a layman's reading list of basic books on Russia (pagg. 114-119)
Howe, Irving. Notes on mass culture (pagg. 120-123)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. After seven years. A way of death (pagg. 123-125)
Mills, C. Wright. Books. After seven years. "Sociological poetry" (pagg. 125-126)
Lally, J. M.. Books. Epitaph on Nuremberg (pag. 126)
Goldwater, Ethel. Books. On war, sex and neurosis (pagg. 126-127)
Macdonald, Dwight. Books. Yearbook of the United Nations, 1946-7 (pag. 127)
Bek-Gran, Robert. Books. New college standard dictionary; The american college dictionary (pag. 127)
Schachtel, Ernest G.. On memory and childhood amnesia (pagg. 128-136)
Here and now. Peacemakers (pagg. 136-137)
J. R. S.. Here and now. Is Macedonia beating the system, or vice versa? (pagg. 137-138)
Newton, David R.. Here and now. Is Macedonia beating the system, or vice versa? (pagg. 138-139)
Some letters (pagg. 139-142)
Mears, Helen. Letters. To see ourselves (pag. 142)
Small, Clive. Letters. Letters from Cape Town (pagg. 142-144)
Caldecott, Oliver. Letters. Letters from Cape Town (pag. 144)
Contributors (pag. 144)

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Politics (Summer 1948)

Cover (pag. 145)
Winson, Mack. Pacifism and the USSR - a discussion (pag. 146)
Willingham, Calder. Pacifism and the USSR - a discussion (pagg. 146-147)
Macdonald, Dwight. Pacifism and the USSR - a discussion (pagg. 147-149)
Ciliga, Anton. Battle of the churches in Italy (pagg. 150-155)
Dershowitz, Nathan. The socialist labor party (pagg. 155-158)
Chiaromonte, Nicola. European letter (pagg. 159-161)
Orlansky, Harold. An american death camp (pagg. 162-167)
Cronhimer, Elsie. Can we cure mental care? (pagg. 168-169)
Queener, Llewellyn. A political constant: the great and the pitiful self (pagg. 169-170)
Fey, Isabella. The walrus and the carpenter (pag. 170)
Sahl, Hans. Ancestors (6). Kurt Tucholsky. The man with the five pseudonyms (pagg. 171-173)
Tucholsky, Kurt. Ancestors (6). Kurt Tucholsky. His "testament" (pagg. 173-175)
Tucholsky, Kurt. Ancestors (6). Kurt Tucholsky. Herr Wendriner under the dictatorship (pagg. 175-176)
Contributors (pagg. 176-177)
Great men - and little men (pag. 177)
Macdonald, Dwight. The Wallace campaign, an autopsy (pagg. 178-188)
Orgler, Dorothea. At the butcher's (pagg. 188-189)
Tucci, Niccolò. Commonnonsense (pag. 189)
Dryden, Theodore. Remarks on the constitution of the mongolian people's republic (pagg. 189-191)
Swados, Harvey. Mass culture. Mr. Sindlinger's option on the future (pagg. 191-193)
Blake, Peter. AMG in Germany (pagg. 194-202)
Shanker, Albert. The case of the dizzy Dean at Illinois University (pag. 202)
Macdonald, Dwight. On the elections (pagg. 203-204)
Small talk (pagg. 204-205)
Macdonald, Nancy. Report on packages to Europe (pagg. 206-207)

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1949

Politics (Winter 1949)

Copertina (pag. 1)
Homage to twelve judges (pagg. 1-2)
French, Martin. E. R. P. - a critique of production economics (pagg. 3-10)
Howard, Milton. That's what the man said (pagg. 10-11)
Goodman, Paul. A conjecture in american history, 1783-1815; with a comment by Richard Hofstadter and Oscar Handlin (pagg. 11-13)
Pétrement, Simone. The life and thoughts of Simone Weil (pagg. 13-19)
(Candide). Transatlantic. France (1). Why i left France (pagg. 19-21)
Michaels, Albert. Transatlantic. France (2). Is France finished? (pagg. 21-24)
Fletcher, L. R.. Transatlantic. Germany. Politics in a vacuum (pagg. 24-25)
Lynn, Kenneth. Transatlantic. Spain. The Garrison State (pagg. 25-27)
Daniel, Cuthbert; Squires, Arthur M.. A first step toward world disarmament; with comments by A. P. Lerner, A. J. Muste and Sidney Hook (pagg. 28-36)
Contributors (pag. 36)
Abel, Lionel. The existence of jews and existentialism (pagg. 37-40)
Weil, Simone. What is a jew? A letter to a minister of education (pag. 40)
Rosenblatt, Daniel. N. M. U. and U. A. W., two kinds of Union democracy (pagg. 41-48)
McCarthy, Mary. Theatre chronicle: Sartre and the McCoy (pagg. 49-51)
Is Vyshinsky a traitor? A "politics" exclusive (pag. 51)
Schwartz, Alvin. The case for pacifism (pagg. 52-53)
Goldwater, Ethel. Books. Learn from children (pagg. 53-54)
Bek-Gran, Robert. Books. Die Kommunistische partei deutschlands in der Weimar republik (pagg. 54-55)
Norden, Heinz. Letters. Heinz Norden objects; with a reply by Peter Blake (pagg. 55-56)
Muste, A. J.. Letters. Is there a pacifist dilemma?; with a reply by the Editor (pagg. 56-57)
Here and now - a department dedicated to the possible. A modern Schweik (pagg. 57-58)
Here and now - a department dedicated to the possible. The "Free University" in Berlin (pag. 58)
Taylor, Eileen. Here and now - a department dedicated to the possible. The Hutterites in Paraguay (pagg. 59-60)
Macdonald, Dwight. Here and now - a department dedicated to the possible. The uncommon people (pagg. 60-64)
Macdonald, Nancy. Report on packages abroad (pag. 64)

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