Volume 1

Why? Vol. 1, No. 1 (April 1942)

The Vol. 1, No. 1 (April 1942) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Contents include:

-Why?

-National searchlight: The great surrender by Bill Young

-Bakunin on federal union

-International searchlight : (Part I) What about Russia? by Ivan (a.k.a. Sam Dolgoff)

-Local color: On the waterfront by Lead Line (a.k.a. Franz Fleigler)

-International news

-After the war

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Why? Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1942)

The Vol. 1, No. 2 (May 1942) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Contents include:

-May Day, 1942

-Labor in retreat by W.Y.

-Old Deal and New Deal

-"Whisk-broom's" dirt

-Profits must go!

-War for justice?

-What about Russia? Part Two by Ivan (a.k.a. Sam Dolgoff)

-The dean of cant by L.L.

-Spanish chronicle

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Why? Vol. 1, No. 3 (June 1942)

The Vol. 1, No. 3 (June 1942) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Contents include:

-After three years by W. O'C (a.k.a. Michael Grieg)

-The British Labor Front by Bill Young

-As the chains tighten by J.P.F.

-Toward total regimentation? by Charles Storm

-Spanish notes: Revolutionary effectiveness; Solidaridad Obrera; Contradiction

-For workers's action

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Why? Vol. 1, No. 5 (August-September 1942)

The Vol. 1, No. 5 (August-September 1942) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Contents include:

-Anti-fascism vs. anti-fascism

-Twenty years after by B.C.

-This reconstruction business by Ethel Mannin (Reprinted from War Commentary, July 1942)

-Direct action by Michael Bakunin

-Nationalism and India by W. O'C (a.k.a. Michael Grieg)

-The great confusion by C.S. (a.k.a. Charles Storm)

-Union card for Jim Crow? by W.Y.

-Troops accused of racial bigotry?

-Notes from a Mariner

-The death of Sebastian Faure (Reprinted from L'adunata, August 8, 1942)

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Why? Vol. 1, No. 8 (March 1943)

The Vol. 1, No. 8 (March 1943) issue of Why?, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1942-1947.

Contents include:

-North Africa: the cuckoo's nest by William Young

-The structure of man and government by Howard L'Hommedieu

-Why world government? by Ammon A. Hennacy

-Pay as you go by G.A. (a.k.a. Audrey Goodfriend)

-War in the making by Lead Line (a.k.a. Franz Fleigler)

-Plans for a New World Order by Martin Thorn

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