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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2016

June 27th is

Industrial Workers of the World Day

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History

Worker Empowerment Is the Path Forward

As someone makes the transition from liberalism to open leftism and recognizes the inherent injustice of the capitalist system, their natural reaction is to wonder how they can change things for the better. 944 more words

Socialism

After 99 Years, Frank Little Remembered

Book Review: Stead, Arnold, “Always on Strike. Frank Little and the Western Wobblies. Haymarket Books, Chicago, 2014.

Almost anybody who looks at American labor history knows that Frank Little was a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World who was lynched in Butte, Montana, August 1, 1917. 591 more words

Strategy

Andy Piascik: The Day in 1937 When Casco Workers in Bridgeport Sat Down on the Job

It was an event that lasted less than a day and involved only 50 people directly. It was organized, led and carried out by everyday workers and thus contradicted the mainstream narrative that only big people make history. 1,092 more words

Social Justice

Prison Labor, Prison Rebellion: 04-16-26

Check out the first episode of Radio Free Milwaukee. In this episode we are joined by Ben Turk from the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (a project of the Industrial Workers of the World). 35 more words

Convict Lease

IWW's & friends help distribute hundreds of flyers for MISU

Pictured (left to right): John from Berklee School of Music, FW’s Ryan and Alice, Claire from the SMFA, John from MISU, FW’s Geoff and Genevieve… 131 more words

The IWW grassroots direct action unionism in 5 easy steps

originally written by Bristol IWW

1. You’re having problems at your workplace. You may not be getting your correct pay, or your correct sickness pay, or holiday entitlement, but you are unsure what to do because you haven’t got anything written, or you do but it doesn’t make any sense to you and nobody has bothered to explain it to you. 903 more words

Industrial Workers Of The World