accounts

The anarchists in London 1935-1955 - Albert Meltzer

Albert Meltzer's personal account and reminiscences of the anarchist movement and its personalities in London between 1935 and 1955

A moving story

A Moving Story

In the Summer of 2012 the exploited workers of Rabbit Movers autonomously organized our shop and began the fight for control over the conditions of our lives. This is one worker’s account of how it all went down.

On worker control (of the staff meeting)

A short blog detailing and analysing a low-level direct action in which I participated in the recent past.

Visiting the Freie ArbeiterInnen Union (FAU) in Berlin

An account by a Solidarity Federation member of a visit with FAU members in Germany.

Union maids

Three women union activists tell their fascinating stories of organising in 1930s America, recounting their conflicts with bosses, police as well as their struggles against racism and sexism.

A Wobbly report from Greece

A member of the Twin Cities IWW reports back from Greece.

On the buses - Solidarity

London buses, 1976. © Copyright Martin Addison

An excellent pamphlet from 1976 by libertarian socialist group Solidarity about work and struggle on London's buses. Includes strikers' leaflets.

Direct action begins at home

Our friend Amédée Garneau sends along this story about small scale tenant organizing in New York.

May 1st in the Twin Cities

Wobmobile

From the Twin Cities IWW's blog, The Organizer, an account of the May Day protests and marches in the Twin Cities.

Working in America III: their time and ours - David Schanoes

A 1971 account and analysis of working in the main post office in Chicago. Foreshadows the workplace violence the USPS would later become infamous for.