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By Curt Johnson
March 21, 2019

Most of the 18 convicted leaders of the SWP and Minneapolis Teamsters line up on way to prison, December 1943. This was U.S. rulers’ first use of their thought-control Smith Act, adopted as Washington prepared to enter the inter-imperialist Second World War.

Most of the 18 convicted leaders of the SWP and Minneapolis Teamsters line up on way to prison, December 1943. This was U.S. rulers’ first use of their thought-control Smith Act, adopted as Washington prepared to enter the inter-imperialist Second World War.