The New Solidarity newspaper

Partial archive of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920. NS replaced Defense News Bulletin.

1919

April

The New Solidarity (April 12, 1919)

The April 12, 1919, No. 22 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Bail set for thirty-six Leavenworth prisoners

-Toledo workers resent police atrocities

-Swedish residents clash with labor department

-Yellow socialists a world peril

-Official socialism a roaring farce

-General Executive Board actions

-Preamble of the One Big Union: Australians recognize the class struggle

-World movement to revolution

-No middle ground for assemblymen

-Gunmen dominating New Mexico mines

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Industrial Solidarity (April 7, 1923).pdf7.75 MB

May

The New Solidarity (May 10, 1919)

The May 10, 1919, No. 26 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Great I.W.W. convention meets, fifty-four delegates are seated

-May Day celebration crushed by tanks from Germany

-May Day celebration by rubber workers

-Demand restoration of stolen wealth

-Omaha mayor scared of demonstration

-Industrial unionism endorsed by Young Peoples Socialist League

-Their peace or ours?

-War on the I.W.W.

-Seething unrest in Toledo industries

-Minutes of Convention Metal and Machinery W.I.U. No. 300

-Construction Workers No. 573 convention

-New alignments by American workers

-Justice outraged by I.W.W. indictment

-May Day on iron range

-Textile strike grows in Lawrence, Mass.

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The New Solidarity (May 10, 1919).pdf4.73 MB

The New Solidarity (May 24, 1919)

The May 24, 1919, No. 28 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Demand an industrial union

-Brotherhoods demand industrial union organization

-Democracy, thou art a jewel in Seattle

-Seeing correct lines of labor movement

-Dr. Ben Franklin: on freedom of speech and the press

-General Convention continues its work

-Conference of Marine Transport Workers in Philadelphia

-Convention restates uncompromising position

-Fellow Worker writes from Leavenworth

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The New Solidarity (May 24, 1919).pdf5.54 MB

The New Solidarity (May 31, 1919)

The May 31, 1919, No. 29 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-James Bruce on trial for strike activity

-Seattle trial starts with usual witnesses for prosecution

-District convention

-Bail urgently needed by Leavenworth men

-Review of conditions in Great Britain by organizer

-Proof being prepared on supposition in union case

-Democracy works well for steel trust

-How different when you know the game

-Official oppression by Milwaukee police

-Tour for organizing domestic workers

-Will they release the convicted I.W.W.

-General Convention completes its sessions

-Editorials

-Dutch soldiers rebel

-The form of organization to join by John Sandgren

-Seattle trials start, funds are needed

-Nonresistance fails to protect workers

-The industrial age by Covington Ami.

-Federal agent arrests James A. Billings

-Gompers and booze

-Los Angeles activity increasing

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The New Solidarity (May 31, 1919).pdf9.58 MB

November

The New Solidarity (November 1, 1919)

The November 1, 1919, No. 51 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Italian syndicalist convention to discuss expropriation of the bourgeoisie

-Charles Krieger trial exposes prosecution as conspirator to frame on victim

-Whiteman is guilty of preventing scabbery among colored men

-Win point in defense of Krieger case

-Criminal syndical law to suppress freedom passed in Indiana

-Seattle construction workers: making good progress toward job control

-Demanding the label on goods purchased fails in unionizing by Ed Britt

-International labor news notes

-Criminal syndicalism exposed to view by Podunk Red

-Workers of Germany casting aside the old forms, Industrial Workers of the World send greetings

-German radical unions unite industrially

-Editorials

-Breaking away from compromise: manifesto of Communist Party of Mexico

-Another Dred Scott decision pending by Covington Ami

-The beginnings of union organization in the United States by Justus Ebert

-Bulletin of Salt Lake district of miners of the I.W.W.

-Festival of terror in New York by Louise Bryant

-For great international strike: to compel "hands off" Russia by capitalists

-Defending the I.W.W. in Italy

-Astoria follows other thug-ruled towns by stopping meeting

-Great railway strike in England

-Russian Communists on Parliamentary action

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The New Solidarity (November 1, 1919).pdf10.71 MB

The New Solidarity (November 22, 1919)

The November 22, 1919, No. 54 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Business men start murder, state officials back them

-What manner of man is a Wobblie on trial?

-British shop steward movement

-Betraying the workers to capitalist class with fake reforms by Hungarian Worker

-International labor news notes

-What can be done with unorganized sailors

-Organizing the Marine Workers in New York sticking to No. 8

-The wandering slave at last a member

-Those awful reds?

-Writing the record of democracy's crimes

-Raid on I.W.W. puts Paterson in fashion

-Advancing proletariat in Colorado fields

-Chaplin meetings good

-Editorials by C.E. Payne

-Shout Americanism to privates: my impressions of the American Legion convention by John Gallagher

-Colorado mine workers making for progress

-Hollanders call for solidarity

-Some actions of 400 convention

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The New Solidarity (November 22, 1919).pdf7.74 MB

The New Solidarity (November 25, 1919)

The November 25, 1919, Volume 2, No. 3, Whole No. 55 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Long series of tyranny precedes the Centralia tragedy

-Blame for Centralia tragedy rests squarely on capitalistic daily press

-Open letter to American Congress

-Terror reign is started throughout the country but organization is undismayed by persecution

-Editorials

-Federal Constitution abolished

-New angle to game of boring from within

-Bail and Bond Committee wants co-operation other committees

-Conviction of Dr. Mary Equi is sustained

-Official depravity in New York

-Omaha has raids on meeting of the I.W.W.

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The New Solidarity (November 25, 1919).pdf11.22 MB

The New Solidarity (November 29, 1919)

The November 29, 1919, Volume 2, No. 4, Whole No. 56 issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Justifies I.W.W. in Centralia

-Vengeance of the Iron Heel in Washington

-Centralia men drive out Associated Press

-The labor movement in Bulgaria

-Nature of the I.W.W.

-The rule from the gutter by J.W. Wilson

-Southwest district coal miners strike still going strong

-Final day of Krieger trial

-Labor council protest the vicious laws of anti-syndicalism

-International labor news notes

-The question of dues

-The Swedish I.W.W. paper, Nya Varlden

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December

The New Solidarity (December 13, 1919)

The December 13, 1919 (Vol. 2, No. 6, Whole No. 58) issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-Coal strike facing crisis

-Shall these men hang?: Centralia business men are plotting most ghastly frame-up in labor's history

-Chain the beast!

-Editorials

-Organization work in the northwest

-Wichita defendants confront jury!

-The story of Wichita

-Learn lesson of solidarity by losing strike

-Organization and defense

-Swedish workers make appeal for the I.W.W.

-Police and jailers speak for I.W.W.

-New secy. at Omaha

-Five dollar General Defense stamp

-Class war prisoners: a timely article from England

-Denver hall closed and arrests made

-Where the I.W.W. stands on violence

-Miners back at work

-Northwest terrorists lust for blood of fresh victims

-Legion runs amuck in Los Angeles

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The New Solidarity (December 20, 1919)

The December 20, 1919 (Vol. 2, No. ?, Whole No. 59) issue of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920.

Contents include:

-I.W.W. sweeping South Wales

-Judge forbids I.W.W. to exist

-Kansas trial near climax

-Lewis betrays coal miners

-Soviets certain soon to prevail in Germany

-Detroit labor roused to defend free speech

-Change of venue from Centralia

-Editorials: The I.W.W. and the Iron Heel; Christmas; A.F. of L or non-union

-No hope of mercy for Mooney

-Students must pledge hostility to I.W.W.

-Twelve union negroes sentenced to gallows

-Henry Tonn seized on syndicalism charge

-A plan to get funds

-How shall we fight?

-Steel strike seems broken in Pueblo

-Class struggle is waxing hot in Spain

-Norwegian workers rally to I.W.W. cause

-Argentine seamen organize industrially

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