And Who Is This McKee?

Rosner, Henry J.

And Who Is This McKee? JOSEPH McKEE REFORMER? By Henry J. Rosner JOSEPH V. McKEE now seeks * to save the city he helped to ruin. He attacks the crimes of Tammany, but .... For seven years,...

...Wolf Adler will lecture for the Freethinkers of America on Sunday at 3:30, Steinway Hall, 113 West 57th St., on "ReligionIs It Useful Today...
...On* Tuesday, at 8:15, Louis Waldman, State Chairman of the Socialist Party, will speak on "The Significance of the Coming City Election...
...These laws were originaly enacted in an attempt to hamstring the effective application of the union policy of refusing to patronize concerns well known for their outspoken and persistent opposition to trad union living standards...
...12, will be by Henry Rosner on "A Socialist Criticism of the Government of the City of New York...
...It was he who declared, in blockng u proposal for a low rent model housing development in that borough, that there were no slums in the Bronx...
...It has nothing to offer to the exploited workers of New York...
...The next number in this cou-se, Thursday evening, Oct...
...Where was Joe McKee on this deal...
...Two Great Voices in a World of Chaos" will be the subject of the address by Leon Rosser Land at the 8 o'clock meeting of the Bronx Free Fellowship, Azure Masonic Temple, 1591 Boston Road, Sunday evening...
...Send all contributions to The New Leader, 7 East 15th Street...
...Next Monday Professor Otto Klineberg, who lectures on Racial Psychology at Columbia Univer...
...A large campaign fund is required immediately...
...He has been a member of the Socialist Party for over 30 years, and has participated in its education and organization activities during the whole of his length of membership...
...sity, lectures on "Are There Superior and Inferior Races...
...The city should have gotten these profits by operating its own municipal busses...
...MORRIS HILLQUIT, Chairman, NORMAN THOMA8, Viet-Chairman, MEYER GILLIS, Treasurer...
...PRESSMEN ENDORSE HERMAN WOSCOW The New York Printing Pressmen's Union, Local 51, at its last meeting unanimously endorsed the candidacy for Assembly of Herman Woscow, a member of the union and its delegate to the Central Trades Council...
...McKee is quite acceptable to conservative business interests...
...J. L. Matthews and Timothy Murphy under the auspices of the Ingersoll Forum, Pythian Temple, 136 West 70th St, Sunday at 8. CAMPAIGN HANDBOOK NOW ON SALE "A Socialist Plan for New York," the official 1983 campaign handbook of the Socialist Party, edited by Henry J. Rosner and Louis E. Yavner, is now on sale...
...The research secretary of the City Affairs Committee, E. Michael White, recites the record of Tammany sins...
...This gentleman was suspended from office only to be reinstated by McKee before the latter resigned to enter private life...
...He has never been sympathetic to adequate unemployment relief...
...It was he who defended unwarranted cuts in the educational budget by stating that it was not the business of the city to provide education beyond the age of fourteen...
...Our candidates and speakers, working day and night, give their time and energy freely to bur great cause...
...The beginning of the course in "Current Events" was in itself an event...
...One of the main counts in the indictment against Jimmie Walker was that he jammed the E 11 u i t a b I e Coach Franchise through the Board of Estimate...
...Leonard Wallstein, Special Corporation Counsel to investigate the condemnation racket, a step forced upon the Mayor by an outraged public opinion, proved that Francis McAneny, an examiner in McKee's own office was mixed up with this ring...
...The leaflets will be printed as soon as funds are available...
...Here was a little item of $2,000,000 a year that an alert administration would collect for itself...
...will be debated by Rev...
...But Joe McKee sat there silently, voting to authorize condemnation proceedings, knowing all the time that the city was being mulcted...
...The answer is that he helped put it over Without his three votes the franchise could never have been awarded...
...Louis Waldman, State Chairman, clarifies New York's transit muddle...
...Socialists are invited to come to get ammunition for the campaign and it i; suggested, especially, that they invite their friends who believe in the fusion movement...
...Other articles are contributed by Harry W. Laidler, Henry Rosner, Louis E. Yavner, and Wm...
...An effective educational campaign requires hundreds of mass meetings...
...There is only one party which can bring them hope and vision of a better city in a better world...
...This writer remembers an occasion when Joe McKee vigorously attacked a Socialist delegation for urging free school lunches for undernourished children of the poor...
...Tammany, Fusion and McKee will secure ample funds from those whom they serve...
...If every Socialist and sympathizer will contribute something, whatever he can spare, a stronger campaign for Socialism than in many years will be possible...
...ward, drew an immense audience of Socialist Party members to hear his opinions on the sessions of the International Congress and on the European situation...
...The campaign handbook is designed primarily to furnish factual information to Socialist Party speakers...
...Thomas makes a devastating analysis of the Fusion movement and its history, saying, "Fusion sentiment is not sentiment towards good government but cheap government...
...Millions of pieces of literature must be printed and distributed...
...Meserole, who has run for judicial office on the party ticket many times, is 67 years old, a native of Brooklyn, and formerly a banker...
...The recent special session of the Colorado Legislature suspended for two years Colorado's anti-pickcting and boycott laws...
...In recent years he has been active in work for the unemployed...
...That party is the Socialist Party...
...He sneered that the next step would be to take the children from their parents and destroy the home 1 Yet this is the man whom the Roosevelt administration backs to clean up New York...
...The Mayor was not interested because the franchise was going to a group of his friends who presumably would share the profits with him...
...But there are other expenses that must be met...
...For seven years, as President of the Board of Aldermen, he sat alongside of Jimmie Walker on the Board of Estimate and helped Tammany commit many of its sins against the masses...
...The campaign issues are carefully and fully analyzed by competent authorities...
...This was the first time the union in question ever endorsed a Socialist candidate for public office...
...Howard Scott will speak Sunday at 8 at the Community Church, 550 West 110th St., on "Technocracy and National Recovery...
...It was also voted to request similar action of the central body...
...Great obstacles face us...
...One courageous voice on the Board of Estimate could have stopped it...
...The address was of a highly controversial nature and will continue to be the center around which will focus eager discussion of the problems of Socialism...
...From 1920 to l'JIJO the city was looted of $;i(),000,000 a year in excessive condemnation awards, perpetrated by a ring of Tammany lawyers, realtors and judges...
...The bill also repealed for the same two-year period the anti-blacklisting and anti-trust laws of the state...
...We appeal for contributions immediately...
...Radio time must be purchased...
...M. Feigenbaum...
...make it as large as possible, but send it immediately...
...On the Board of Estimate he always lined up on the side of property against the people...
...Comrade Abraham Cahan, editor of tin Jewish Daily For...
...Anti-Picketing and Boycott Laws Suspended in Colorado DENVER, Colo...
...Every time the city acquired a piece of property for some public improvement it paid between three and four times what it was worth...
...He declares "Fusion cannot end Tammany corruption...
...Woscow was also elected delegate by the union to the Washington Continental Congress last May...
...endear him to the people...
...In the Second District the candidate is Louis P. Goldberg...
...The estimated profits from the franchise were to be $20,000,000 in 10 years...
...Here is another example of the same thing that ought to...
...It is urged that every party member familiarize himself with the facts and arguments presented in this official handbook...
...AN APPEAL TPO Socialists, Socialist Sympathizers and All Workers: * The Socialist Party is waging an energetic campaign for the rebuilding of the city in the interest of the great mass of the people...
...He had also been an opponent of free college education for the gifted children of the poor...
...In New York County the candidate is Jacob Hillquit...
...Morris Hillquit, National Chairman of the Socialist Party, discusses the significance of the campaign and its relation to the "New Deal...
...LECTURE NOTES Dr...
...J. B. Matthews will address the Forum which follows on "Peace Under Capitalism...
...S. John Block, veteran Socialist and labor lawyers, heads the Supreme Court slate in the First District, his colleagues being Marion Severn, Jacob Bernstein, Adolph Warshaw and Jack Braun...
...Rand School Lectures The opening lecture in the series on "Nation, Race, and Class" drew a capacity erowd in the Debs Audi, torium on Monday night...
...Norman Thomas and Morris Hillquit contribute the major articles...
...The handbook is valuable campaign literature to sell at streetcorner meetings or public rallies...
...Meserole Named for Appeal** Bench Darwin J. Meserole, veteran Socialist and defender of unpopular causes, was named Socialist candidate for Judge of the Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, at an official state convention last Saturday...
...Is religion conducive to the happiness of mankind...
...The Socialist Party must depend only, upon the workers...
...Professor Franz Boas, the wor.d's leading authority on races, laid a scientific basis for the consideration of the more detailed discussion to follow...
...Critic after critic demanded that this racket be ended...
...STRONG JUDICIAL SLATE IS NAMED A strong judicial ticket was named by the Socialist Party at tb,e official conventions last week, with five candidates for Supreme Court Justice in the First District, one in the Second District and a candidate for the Court of General Sessions in New York County...

Vol. 16 • October 1933 • No. 15


 
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