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The Industrial Workers of Africa, 1917-1921 - Bikisha Media Collective

IWW

The history of four years of the revolutionary multi-racial union in South Africa, the Industrial Workers of Africa, and the labour movement at the time.

1914-2000: The Australian IWW and 'Direct Action'

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A history of the once highly-influential Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union and its publication Direct Action in Australia.

1895-1921: The CGT, France

The CGT today

A history of the anarchist origins of the largest trade union in France and the development and decline of revolutionary ideas and practice within it.

1918-1922: The Arditi del Popolo

The Arditi del Popolo

A history of the people's militias who fought Italy's fascists covering the birth, growth and decline of the world's first anti-fascist group, the Arditi del Popolo.

1915: The murder of Joe Hill

Joe Hill

The story of the death of the American trade unionist, revolutionary and popular song-writer Joe Hill, framed for murder and executed.

1914: The Ludlow massacre

The history of the Ludlow Massacre of striking coal miners, which was one of the most brutal attacks on organised labour in North American history.

1950-today: Corporate and state intervention in the arts

Number 8 by Jackson Pollock.

A look at involvement of governments and corporations attempting to push their interests in the world of art and culture since the middle of the last century.

1919: The murder of Wesley Everest

The burial of Wesley Everest

The story of the lynching of the American revolutionary unionist and former soldier Wesley Everest by "patriots."

1912: The syndicalist trials

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A short history of the trials and legal repression of radical trade unionists in the UK in the early twentieth century.

1919: The Seattle general strike

A general strike of 100,000 workers, which saw the city shut down and all essential services provided under workers' control.