free speech

Volume 9 Issue 4

Mother Earth Vol. IX. No. 4 (June, 1914). New York, NY. Sourced from Greenwood Reprint Corporation's 1968 republication of Mother Earth in their Radical Periodicals in the United State 1890-1960 series, digitized by Google and uploaded to HathiTrust. Document has 100% OCR.

Words can cut deep: speech and violence

A post about an often overlooked role that speech and expression play in human interactions.

A Fight for Free Speech in San Diego: Davey Jones

An account of the San Diego Free Speech Fight, focuses on the role of the local press in stirring up hostility to the IWW, and its support for vigilante violence.

1912: The San Diego free speech fight

A history of the most violent of the Free Speech Fights. A combination of police brutality and vigilante terror was unleashed against the IWW and the workers of San Diego, including torture and murder.

1909: Missoula Free Speech Fight

History of the first free speech fight conducted by the IWW.

1908-10: Spokane Free Speech Fight

Account of the free speech and anti job sharking campaign carried out by the Spokane Wobblies.

Charlie Hebdo

A  candle light vigil at the Place de la République, in Paris

Earlier this week, gunmen attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and murdered several of its cartoonists. Some thoughts on the various issues that have arisen out of this event.

Sources and the police raid on Bristol Indymedia

The Indymedia network has reported today that its Bristol site is no more, after police forced access to its users' IP records as part of a search for the individual or group behind a string of politicised arsons in the area.

Anarchists and the free speech fight on Wanstead Flats

A short account of the free speech fight initiated by anarchists on Wanstead Flats in East London in 1891.