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Free (Radio) Speech Fight 1998 - x345417

An article by x345417 about a pirate radio conference in Washington, DC that a number of IWW members attended. Originally appeared in Industrial Worker #1617 (November 1998)

IWW Assembly looks to future

An account of the 1998 IWW General Assembly. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker (October 1998)

The SPEW and me

A brief catalogue of my encounters with the lesser spotted subspecies of the British Trot in the wild. Careful it may bite you.

From here to there: how I became a Wobbly - Juan Conatz

A short account by Juan Conatz detailing how he became involved in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

15 at UPS- FW Coeur de Bord

An account by Coeur de Bord of an IWW organizing campaign effort at UPS.

Building a fuckin' parking garage

A manual worker's account of day labour from The Best of Temp Slave!.

A more perfect victim

An account of a former office temp getting revenge on a CEO.

Fear the everyday state

"The nation is not a hotel we desert when the service worsens. We remain here."

On the fifth anniversary of the fall of Egypt's president Mubarak, this is an account of the uprising, and the ebb and flow of the Egyptian revolution, by Wahid, an activist in Cairo.

Building a community: construction workers in Stevenage 1950-1970

Construction workers in Stevenage

Interesting pamphlet about the workers who built the new town of Stevenage, commissioned by the government in 1946. Constructed from interviews with the workers themselves, they discuss their disputes with the employers and their building of a community.

Building the Barbican 1962-1982: taking the industry out of the dark ages

Workers on the Barbican site, 1965

Fantastic pamphlet on the workers' struggles during the construction of the brutalist masterpiece the Barbican in central London. Told largely in the words of the workers themselves.