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Solidarity Needed! Aid an IWW member with terminal cancer!

Please donate online to aid IWW member Chris “Max” Perkins. You can also send checks to Boston IWW at PO Box 391724, Cambridge MA 02139 (please write the check out to Boston IWW and tell us your donation is for Max). 112 more words

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Summary and Brief Personal Comments

First, a word about the title:  I have conflated terms from two unrelated mythologies.  Cassandra, a Greek goddess, was given the power of prophesy, but condemned to be forever disbelieved.   3,264 more words


Sometimes, solidarity means annoying jobcentre managers: stand with Tony Cox!

Tony Cox was arrested back in January after Arbroath Jobcentre management called the police on him to stop him assisting a vulnerable claimant during a jobcentre interview. 852 more words


Editorial: Unionized begging

Panhandling is not a job. Yet, when panhandlers join a union, as they are doing in Windsor, Ont., it is an attempt to elevate panhandling to the level of a respectable occupation — even though it is nothing of the kind. 399 more words


Celebrating Joe Hill: 100th Anniversary, November 19, 1915, Part 2

Joe Hill Roadshow, 100th Anniversary Tour

The nationwide tour honoring the life of Joe Hill, presented by Crossroad Music, stopped in West Philadelphia on July 25.  814 more words

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Celebrating Joe Hill: 100th Anniversary, November 19, 1915, Part 1

Poet Laureate of the IWW

Joe Hill, a Swedish born, American labor activist and songwriter, wrote union songs for his organization, the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), popularly known as the “Wobblies.” The I.W.W., an international union, advocated direct action in the form of boycotts, strikes and sabotage. 543 more words

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