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What does a union mean to you? #1

An interview by New Syndicalist of a sex worker's experience in the industry.

At work # 1: 'I still can't sleep' - The Sleepless Teacher

At Work is a new irregular series recording experiences of the workplace, moments of self-reflection and other processes of self-enquiry within contemporary capitalism.

Any names referred to in the article have been changed to protect identities.

The making of an organizer: A history and analysis of the Chicago Couriers Union 2003-2006

A personal account of an organiser's time in the Chicago Couriers Union (CCU)

The Curzon Cinemas struggle: A snapshot

Curzon Workers Party

An unfinished essay-interview with workplace activists at the Curzon Cinemas covering their living wage fight, their union recognition agreement, and changes to their terms and working conditions.

Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist

The autobiography of Harry Haywood, a long-time member of the Communist Party USA. We do not necessarily agree with Haywood's politics, but reproduce this for reference and discussion.

1970 oral history interview with Katherine Hyndman

A 1970 interview conducted by Staughton Lynd of Katherine Hyndman, a one-time unemployed organizer and Communist Party USA member who was jailed and threatened with deportation for her antiwar stance during the 1950s.

1971 oral history interview with Irving Abrams

An oral history interview with Jewish anarchist and Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) member, Irving Abrams, conducted in 1971.

Speeches of Fred Thompson, 1970

Transcripts from a series of lectures by Fred Thompson given to the Canadian Student Federation in 1970.

1972 oral history with Sam Dolgoff

An oral history interview with long-time anarcho-syndicalist and Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) member, Sam Dolgoff, conducted in 1972.

1972 oral history interview with Henry Pfaff

An oral history interview with long-term Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) member, Henry Pfaff, conducted in 1972.