It Is Not Their World To Destroy!

May 24, 2010

For one month now millions of gallons of oil have poured into the Gulf of Mexico. An underwater oil well being drilled by British Petroleum exploded killing eleven workers and seriously injuring 17. After the explosion BP and the US

Striking Flint

May 16, 2010

download pdf * Reprinted with permission from Susan Rosenthal Remembering the 1936-37 General Motors Sit-Down Strike Genora (Johnson) Dollinger talking to Susan Rosenthal Preface There are times in history when the forces of capital and labor are so evenly matched

The Oakland General Strike (1946) – by Stan Weir

May 16, 2010

download pdf This is the story of the 1946 Oakland General Strike told by a participant – Stan Weir, a seaman at the Oakland Port, and a revolutionary working class militant. We reprint this pamphlet because it shows first-hand the

May Day – Made in the USA, Exported to the World

May 16, 2010

download pdf One of the most important working-class holidays, May Day (International Workers Day), originated in the United States in the 1880s with the struggle for the eight-hour day. The expansion of capitalism in 19th century America brought new layers

The IWW by James Cannon

May 16, 2010

the following is reprinted from: source: Summer 1955 issue of Fourth International download pdf The I.W.W. By James P. Cannon (1955) The Bold Design When the Founding Convention of the IWW — the Industrial Workers of the World —

The Seattle General strike of 1919

May 16, 2010

download pdf An Account of What Happened in Seattle and Especially in the Seattle Labor Movement, During the General Strike, February 6 To 11, 1919 Originally issued by the History Committee of The General Strike Committee, March, 1919 HISTORY COMMITTEE

Fracking – Another Sign of an Insane System

May 16, 2010

download pdf Hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” is a highly polluting process used to extract oil or natural gas trapped in solid rock underground. Fracking has destroyed water supplies, sickened people and animals, and disrupted life in towns across

The Strike at River Rouge: Detroit 1941

May 16, 2010

In 1941, tens of thousands of autoworkers at the Ford River Rouge complex in Dearborn, Michigan, overcame many obstacles to build a union from the bottom up and to win a strike that had a strong potential to turn into

Mother’s Day – One Day Does Not Make It All OK

May 10, 2010

This past Sunday, more people in the U.S. usually go out to eat in restaurants than at any other time of the year. Why? Mother’s Day is when we are supposed to recognize the women in our lives, especially mothers.

Immigrant Workers Are Not to Blame For This Crisis!

May 3, 2010

A horrific anti-immigration law (SB 1070) was passed last week in Arizona. Under the new legislation, local and state police officers will have the authority to stop anyone and demand identification, without a warrant All they need to do this