The One Big Union Monthly

The One Big Union Monthly

Partial archive of the regular publication of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) revolutionary union in the US, the One Big Union Monthly, which was produced from 1919.

The One Big Union of Canada

Winnipeg general strike, 1919.

A 1920 article descriving conflict within the One Big Union in Canada over industrial vs. regional organization.

Two hostile camps have developed in the Canadian One Big Union. The one is fighting for a militant industrial form of an organization, the other for a geographical (district) beans and soup association.

The former is advocated by the lumber (migratory) workers, and the later by the city "home" guard element.

The One Big Union Monthly 1919.03

March 1919 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, an early publication of the IWW.

CONTENTS

-The Vanguard of Capitalism
-Introduction
-Our Immediate Demands
-The Red Tidal Wave
-A New Program
-Lest We Forget
-The Chinese and the IWW
-The Wave of Persecution
-Who is Guilty of Starting the War
-Parcelling Out
-Why the Silent Defense
-The Sacred Illusion is Broken
-Deportation of IWW Members
-The Standard Oil Gold Brick
-Who Has Profited by the War?

The One Big Union Monthly 1920.08

August 1920 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, an early publication of the IWW.

CONTENTS

-Political Stew for 1920, Cartoon by Dust
-IWW Preamble
-Sunrise over the Harvest Fields, Cartoon by Dust
-The Agricultural Workers' Campaign
-The Leaning Tower of Capitalism is Swaying
-The IWW and Politics
-Poland and Italy
-City Central Councils
-Stools and Fools
-The Stool Pigeon and his Sphere
-Fear. Poem by Pacific Red
-Money Madness by WC Weber

Class collaboration - old and new, and Open letter to the CNT, 1937

"Class collaboration - old and new", a timely reminder of working class political experience by Joseph Wagner, and A. Shapiro’s Open letter to the CNT which criticised its actions during the Spanish Civil War.

Published in the IWW's One Big Union Monthly, August, 1937

A soldier returns - letter from an American fighter in the Durruti Column

A letter from an American trade unionist and member of the revolutionary union the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about his experiences as a fighter in the Spanish Civil War and Revolution of 1936-9 in the International section of the anarchist Durruti Column.

The following letter was published in the paper of the American IWW's paper, One Big Union Monthly in 1937.

Original introduction