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Farrell Dobbs

Farrell Dobbs



Biography – Obituary from SF Chronicle


Support the Rubber Workers!, February 1936

American Labor at a Glance, February 1936

Trade Union Problems, January 1940 (PDF of original pamphlet)

Industrial Unionism and Labor Unity, May 1940

Roosevelt Ready to Spike Walsh-Healey Act, May 1940

Trade Union Notes (column), May 1940

The Two-a-Week Is a Political Necessity – We MUST Have It!, May 1940

FBI and the Unions, June 1940

Funds Are Needed to Safeguard Trotsky from Further Attacks (with James P. Cannon), July 1940

Lewis’ Politics Bolder But Same ‘Run-a-Round’ as Green’s, July 1940

Phil Murray, Steel Bosses, All Democrats – Whose Voice Does Their Party Listen To?, July 1940

The Unions and Politics, July 1940

Labor and the Elections, August 1940

6-Hour Day Would Boost Steel Employment One-Third, August 1940

Trade Union Notes – 1 (column), August 1940

Trade Union Notes – 2 (column), August 1940

What Methods Shall the Union Follow in Steel?, August 1940

What Will Happen to the Union Drive in Steel?, August 1940

AFL and CIO Conventions, December 1940

Speech to the Truckdrivers, June 1941

Trotsky Memorial Speech, August 1941

A Farewell to Grant Dunne – Worker-Warrior, October 1941 (funeral oration)

Speech at New York Rally for Released Minneapolis Prisoners, February 1945

Dobbs Blasts Boss Parties in Election, June 1945

The Voice of Socialism, August 1948 (with Grace Carlson & James P. Cannon) (PDF of original pamphlet)

Marxism vs. US Social Democracy, October 1948 (Transcript of a speech)

Letter to Gerry Healy, December 8 1954: Documents of the International Committee of the Fourth International

Letter to Gerard Bloch, February 12 1955: Documents of the International Committee of the Fourth International

The Auto Settlement and the General Labor Situation July 23, 1955, Digest of Discussion Presentation at New York Membership Meeting) (PDF of original pamphlet)

Class Reality in America, Fall 1959 (book review)

The 1960 Elections, Spring 1960

Political Report to the June 1961 SWP Convention [reprinted from SWP Discussion Bulletin, Vol. 22 No. 19, September 1961]

The Cuba Crisis: The Week of the Brink, 9 November 1962 (transcript of a speech)

Reunification of the Fourth International, Fall 1963, with Joseph Hansen

Hoffa and the Teamsters, Summer 1966 (extended book review)

Meany vs. Reuther: Basic Issues Reflected, January 1967

Trends in the Trade Unions, May-June 1968 [Original PDF]

The Structure and Organizational Principles of the Party, August 1970

San Francisco Chronicle obituary of Farrell Dobbs, November 2, 1983.


Last updated: 18 August 2020