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Remembering a Martyr for Labor: Joe Hill

Born Joel Emmanuel Hagglund on October 6, 1879 in Sweden and later known in America as Joe Hill, died on November 19, 1915.

Convicted of murder on no more evidence than that of some eye-witnesses to the murder. 599 more words

Economic Justice

19/11 2014- 99 year since Joe Hill died- don´t mourn, organize!

Today it´s 99 years ago since Joe Hill was executed in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Joe Hill, Joel Emmanuel Hägglund, was born 7/10 1879 in Gävle, Sweden. 175 more words

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Socialist candidate for state rep talks species politics

By Jon Hochschartner

Travis Dicken, a member of Socialist Party USA and the Industrial Workers of the World, is running in the 2016 election for state representative in Pennsylvania’s 59th district. 1,104 more words

this day in crime history: november 11, 1919

On this date 1919, four members of the American Legion were shot and killed during an Armistice Day parade in Centralia, WA. The men were shot by members of the Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the Wobblies. 300 more words

True Crime

Bombs Land Close to Home in Dangerous Days

Mary Roberts Rinehart opens Dangerous Days with a boring dinner party hosted by an American steel manufacturer and his wife.

The year is 1916.

Europe is on the verge of destruction. 204 more words

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Anarchism, Revolution & Political Theory Discussion and Reading Group

Anarchism, Revolution & Political Theory Discussion and Reading Group
When:First meeting this Saturday, November 15 at 5:30pm
Where: Mohawk Valley Freedom School office – 500 Plant Street in Utica’s Oneida Square… 446 more words

IWW Union Meeting - Saturday, November 15 - 4:00pm

There will be an Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union meeting this Saturday, November 15 at 4:00pm at the Freedom School office. If you are a worker, or even unemployed, and are interested in getting involved with labor and union activism then this is the organization for you. 82 more words