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                                                        Issues of 1950 = 12 Issues, 152 Articles
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                                                          Issues of 1951 = 12 Issues, 151 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1952 = 12 Issues, 146 Articles
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                                                                  Issues of 1955 = 12 Issues, 160 Articles
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                                                                    January 1955 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 1-14
                                                                    2. How Labour Can Win by Harry Pollitt, pp. 15-20
                                                                    3. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 21
                                                                    4. Making the Poor Keep the Poor by Katherine Hood, pp. 22-23
                                                                    5. Illustration: Miners in the Rhondda by Ern Brooks, pp. 24-28
                                                                    6. My Six Hundred Million Friends by John Horner, pp. 29-33
                                                                    7. Empire Premiers Meet by Idris Cox, pp. 34-35
                                                                    8. Colour-Barred by A Nigerian in Yorkshire, pp. 36-38
                                                                    9. Letter to Mendes-France by Arnold Zweig, pp. 39-41
                                                                    10. Churchill's Self-Portrait by Pat Sloan, pp. 42-47
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Sacco and Vanzetti by Philip Bolsover, pp. 48-50 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti by Howard Fast
                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                    February 1955 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R. Page Arnot, pp. 49-53
                                                                    2. British Political Situation by John Gollan, pp. 54-58
                                                                    3. Europe at the Crossroads by "Quaestor", pp. 59-67
                                                                    4. Nehru and Indian Communism by Ajoy Ghosh, pp. 68-71
                                                                    5. Rearming West Germany: Cartoons by Gabriel, pp. 72-75
                                                                    6. The Commonweal by William Morris, pp. 76-78
                                                                    7. Depression, Slide or Recession in America by Sancho Panza, pp. 79-84
                                                                    8. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 85
                                                                    9. Friends in Telengana by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., p. 86
                                                                    10. The Spirit of Liberty by Reginald Bridgeman, pp. 87-90
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Marxists and History by William Gallacher, p. 91 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Democracy and the Labour Movement by John Saville
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Aftermath of the Commonwealth by V.G. Kiernan, p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. A Thousand Lives by Iris Morley
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      Joe Hill by George Hardy, p. 93 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Man Who Never Died by Barrie Stavis
                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                      Britain's Shame by Ralph Millner, p. 94 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Africa, Africa! by Derek Kartun
                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                      Outlook for Science, p. 95 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Science and Our Future by Roy Innes
                                                                    16. [+]
                                                                      The Ascent of Man, pp. 96-98 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Man and the Vertebrates by Alfred Sherwood Romer
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                                                                    March 1955 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 97-110
                                                                    2. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 111
                                                                    3. Railway Finance and Nationalisation by J.R. Campbell, pp. 112-115
                                                                    4. A Play for Peace in Kenya by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., pp. 116-119
                                                                    5. Drawings of China by Marion Jeffares, pp. 120-121
                                                                    6. Rising Revolt Against Adenauer by Erich Meyer, pp. 122-126
                                                                    7. Budget in Election Year by Ronald Francis, pp. 127-129
                                                                    8. Nehru and Communism: 2 by Ajoy Ghosh, pp. 130-134
                                                                    9. Social Structure of Britain by Sancho Panza, pp. 135-138
                                                                    10. Stalin's Legacy and Britain by Wm. Gallacher, pp. 139-142
                                                                    11. Document of the Month, p. 143
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Kashmir by Edward Burton, p. 144 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Anglo-American Plot Against Kashmir by Vijay Kumar
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      British Guiana, pp. 144-146 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. What Happened in British Guiana by Cheddi Jagan
                                                                  4. [+]
                                                                    April 1955 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., p. 145
                                                                    2. H-Bombastes Furioso , pp. 146-157
                                                                    3. The Crisis in the Labour Party , pp. 158-162
                                                                    4. Election Prospects by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., pp. 163-167
                                                                    5. Sicilian Workers: Drawings by Renato Guttuso, pp. 168-169
                                                                    6. Four-and-a-Half Per Cent by Maurice Dobb, pp. 170-172
                                                                    7. From Bangkok to Bandung by Ivor Montagu, pp. 173-178
                                                                    8. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 179
                                                                    9. Now Isn't That Just Too Bad? by Andrew Rothstein, pp. 180-183
                                                                    10. Olive Schreiner: A Memoir by Michael Harmel, pp. 184-188
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Science and Society by B. Farrington, p. 189 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Science in History by J.D. Bernal
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Marxism Versus the Soothsayers by Peter Fryer, pp. 190-191 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Marxism and the Irrationalists by John Lewis
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      Homes to Live In by Joe Bent, pp. 192-194 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. This Housing Problem by Alec Johnson
                                                                  5. [+]
                                                                    May 1955 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 193-207
                                                                    2. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 208
                                                                    3. The Election Battle by Wm. Lauchlan, pp. 209-212
                                                                    4. II. The Labour Party and the Election by John Gollan, pp. 213-215
                                                                    5. Drawing: Head of Einstein by Edmond X. Kapp, p. 216
                                                                    6. Obituary: Albert Einstein, pp. 217-219
                                                                    7. The New Conservatism by Sancho Panza, pp. 220-223
                                                                    8. Press Lords and Strikers by Angela Tuckett, pp. 224-228
                                                                    9. Tsarism, Nationalism and Socialism by Brian Pearce, pp. 229-234
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Militant Marxism by Clemens Dutt, p. 235 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Theory of Knowledge by Maurice Cornforth
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Greek Satirist by Ewan MacColl, pp. 236-237 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Aristophanes: Two Plays by Doros Alastos and Aristophanes
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Eastern Europe by Stanley Evans, p. 238 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Eastern Europe in the Socialist World by Hewlett Johnson
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      Vested Interests, p. 239 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Monopoly in Britain by Sam Aaronovitch
                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                      Traveller in China, pp. 240-242 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Letters from a Visitor to China by Joan Robinson
                                                                  6. [+]
                                                                    June 1955 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 241-255
                                                                    2. New Hope in Europe by "Quaestor", pp. 256-261
                                                                    3. At Bandung by Chou En-lai, pp. 262-263
                                                                    4. Guatemala: Mural by Diego Rivera, pp. 264-267
                                                                    5. Einstein's Place in History by J.D. Bernal, F.R.S., pp. 268-272
                                                                    6. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 273
                                                                    7. Guatemala a Year Late by A.B. Magil, pp. 274-275
                                                                    8. The Middle of the Road by Sancho Panza, pp. 276-280
                                                                    9. Maxton and the I.L.P. by William Gallacher, pp. 281-285
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Christian Essays by M. Cornforth, p. 286 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Return to Reality by Stanley G. Evans
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Dockers of France by Ted Dickens, p. 287 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. A Gun Is Unloaded by Andre Stil
                                                                    12. The Man Who Never Died by Dr. John Takman, pp. 288-290
                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                    July 1955 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by John Gollan, pp. 289-300
                                                                    2. Illegality of Nuclear Weapons by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., pp. 301-308
                                                                    3. Trade Union Problems by Frank Haxell, pp. 309-311
                                                                    4. Drawings of Korea by Paul Hogarth, pp. 312-314
                                                                    5. The American Scene by John Williamson, pp. 315-318
                                                                    6. The People at Large by Sancho Panza, pp. 319-322
                                                                    7. Reminiscences of Lenin by Elena Stassova, pp. 323-325
                                                                    8. An Artist in Korea by Paul Hogarth, pp. 326-328
                                                                    9. Old China by R. Page Arnot, pp. 329-333
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Fisher-Folk by Hugh MacDiarmid, p. 334 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Fisherman's Son by Vilis Lacis
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Teaching and Learning by M.D. Clarke, p. 335 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Diary of a School-Teacher by F. Vigdorova
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Politics and People by Doris Lessing, p. 335 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Moment of Choice by Jack Lindsay
                                                                    13. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 336
                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                      Shorter Notices, pp. 336-338 - 2 Reviews
                                                                      1. The Right to Live by Ralph Millner
                                                                      2. Some Aspects of Indian Population by V.B. Singh
                                                                  8. [+]
                                                                    August 1955 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                    1. Twenty-five Years Ago, pp. 251-336
                                                                    2. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 337-351
                                                                    3. The Right to Strike by A.L. Horner, pp. 352-354
                                                                    4. Peacemaking: New Phase by Ivor Montagu, pp. 355-359
                                                                    5. Hiroshima: Drawings for the Panels, pp. 360-362
                                                                    6. Labour 'Rethinkers' by James Klugmann, pp. 363-367
                                                                    7. Unpublished Letters of Frederick Engels, pp. 368-375
                                                                    8. Document of the Month, pp. 376-377
                                                                    9. Obituary: Stanley Bennett, p. 378
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Peaceful Co-Existence by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., p. 379 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Peaceful Co-Existence by Andrew Rothstein
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      Dr. Norman Bethune by Horace Joules, p. 380 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Scalpel, the Sword by Ted Allan and Sydney Gordon
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Political Literature by John Saville, p. 381 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. British Working Class Reader, 1790-1848 by R.K. Webb
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      Australia by Jessie M.G. Street, p. 382 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Australian Government and Politics by J.D.B. Miller
                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                      Britain in Roman Times by John Morris, p. 383 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Roman Britain by Ian A. Richmond
                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                      Shorter Notices, p. 383 - 2 Reviews
                                                                      1. The Greek Myths by Robert Graves
                                                                      2. M.R.A. Exposed by Sathur S. Mariswamy
                                                                    16. Contents of Previous Numbers, pp. 384-386
                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                    September 1955 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 385-399
                                                                    2. Forward from Geneva by "Quaestor", pp. 400-407
                                                                    3. Scots Miner: Drawing by Reginald T.F. Turner, pp. 408-411
                                                                    4. Means Test in Housing by Thomas Balmer, pp. 412-416
                                                                    5. Unpublished Letters of Frederick Engels (II), pp. 417-421
                                                                    6. A Prospect of Portland Place by Judith Todd, pp. 422-425
                                                                    7. Heroic Story by William Gallacher, pp. 426-428
                                                                    8. [+]
                                                                      Two Kinds of Greatness by Benjamin Farrington, p. 429 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Selected Works, Volume Three: 1939-1941 by Mao Tse-Tung
                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                      Trial in Kenya by Ralph Millner, p. 429 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Trial of Jomo Kenyatta by Montagu Slater
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      East Africa by Leonard Barnes, pp. 430-431 - 2 Reviews
                                                                      1. East African Royal Commission 1953-1955 Report
                                                                      2. Economic Development in Rhodesia and Nyasaland by Cecil H. Thompson and Henry W. Woodruff
                                                                    11. Twenty-five Years Ago, pp. 432-434
                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                    October 1955 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 433-445
                                                                    2. Obituary: T.A. Jackson, p. 446
                                                                    3. Behind the Potted Plants at Southport by John Horner, pp. 447-451
                                                                    4. Turning Point for Peace by Gordon Schaffer, pp. 452-453
                                                                    5. A New Force for Peace by Soong Ching Ling, pp. 454-455
                                                                    6. Illustration: Reading the Draft Constitution by Chu Ming-Kang, pp. 456-458
                                                                    7. Trade Bans Boomerant by Cmdr. E.P. Young, R.N. (Ret'd.), pp. 459-462
                                                                    8. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 463
                                                                    9. Education Today by M. Cooke, pp. 464-467
                                                                    10. Glossary of American Diplomatic Words by Sancho Panza, pp. 468-472
                                                                    11. Unpublished Letters of Frederick Engels (III), pp. 473-478
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Some Recent Chinese Literature by William Locke, pp. 479-482 - 4 Reviews
                                                                      1. The Dragon King's Daughter by Denice K. Fawcett
                                                                      2. Wall of Bronze by Qing Liu
                                                                      3. Registration and Other Stories
                                                                      4. The Hurricane by Chou Li-po
                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                    November 1955 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 481-497
                                                                    2. Automation and Socialism by Wal Hannington, pp. 498-501
                                                                    3. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 502
                                                                    4. The Struggle for Peace by "Quaestor", p. 503
                                                                    5. Illustrations to Canterbury Tales by F. Konstantinov, pp. 504-510
                                                                    6. Not Content with a Handful of Rice by Ivor Montagu, pp. 511-514
                                                                    7. History Repeats Itself by C.C.J. Butlin, pp. 515-520
                                                                    8. Unpublished Letters of Frederick Engels (IV), pp. 521-523
                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                      A Year of Great Change by James Klugmann, p. 524 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Works, Vol. XII: April 1929 to June 1930 by J.V. Stalin
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Unexpurgated by Sir Richard Coppock, p. 525 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      The Best Kind of School, p. 526 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Common Secondary School by Brian Simon
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Climbers and Others by Stanley Evans, p. 527 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Privileged Persons by Douglas Goldring
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      History of the Middle East by Nicholas Hannaford, pp. 527-530 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Arabs by Edward Atiyah
                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                    December 1955 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                    1. Notes of the Month by R.P.D., pp. 529-540
                                                                    2. Bankers Versus Britain by Margot Heinemann, pp. 541-546
                                                                    3. The Middle Eastern Question by R. Page Arnot, pp. 547-551
                                                                    4. Two Engravings by Morton Dimondstein, pp. 552-554
                                                                    5. The Soviet Navy Today by Cmdr. E.P. Young, R.N., Retd., pp. 555-559
                                                                    6. When Trade Unions Unite by Louis Saillant, pp. 560-563
                                                                    7. Twenty-five Years Ago, p. 564
                                                                    8. Behind the Times by Angela Tuckett, pp. 565-566
                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                      Ambassador to China by D.N. Pritt, Q.C., p. 567 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. In Two Chinas by K.M. Panikkar
                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                      Eyewitness to Great Changes by Hewlett Johnson, p. 568 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. China Phoenix by Peter Townsend
                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                      A Man of High Courage by R. Malcolm, p. 569 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The 13th Juror by Steve Nelson
                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                      Belfrage in Germany by Ivor Montagu, p. 570 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. Seeds of Destruction by Cedric Belfrage
                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                      Latin America Today by Ivor Montagu, p. 571 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. U.S. Over Latin America by Herman Olden
                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                      The Church in the U.S.S.R. by Etienne Watts, p. 572 - 1 Review
                                                                      1. The Russian Church Today by Stanley Evans
                                                                    15. Index for 1955, pp. 573-578
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                                                                  Issues of 1956 = 12 Issues, 137 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 1957 = 11 Issues, 148 Articles
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                                                                      Issues of 1958 = 8 Issues, 107 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of 1959 = 7 Issues, 93 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of the 1960s = 9 Years, 74 Issues, 1,210 Articles
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                                                                          Issues of 1960 = 9 Issues, 121 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 1961 = 4 Issues, 90 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 1962 = 5 Issues, 65 Articles
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                                                                                Issues of 1963 = 7 Issues, 97 Articles
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                                                                                  Issues of 1964 = 3 Issues, 35 Articles
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                                                                                    Issues of 1965 = 12 Issues, 170 Articles
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                                                                                      Issues of 1966 = 12 Issues, 193 Articles
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                                                                                        Issues of 1968 = 12 Issues, 223 Articles
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                                                                                          Issues of 1969 = 10 Issues, 216 Articles
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                                                                                          Issues of the 1970s = 5 Years, 46 Issues, 929 Articles
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                                                                                            Issues of 1971 = 11 Issues, 232 Articles
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                                                                                              Issues of 1972 = 10 Issues, 205 Articles
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                                                                                                Issues of 1973 = 8 Issues, 148 Articles
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                                                                                                  Issues of 1975 = 12 Issues, 240 Articles
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                                                                                                    Issues of 1976 = 5 Issues, 104 Articles