UAW

New Trends Vol. 1, No. 7 (April 1946)

The Vol. 1, No. 7 (April 1946) issue of New Trends, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from September 1945 until August 1946.

Views and Comments No. 48 (Winter 1965)

The No. 48 (Winter 1965) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

The CIO, 1935-1955 - Robert H. Zieger

A comprehensive, if institutional, history of the CIO, an American federation of industrial unions that organized many of the mass industries in the United States during the 1930s-1950s.

How the UAW grew - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson on the growth of the United Automobile Workers.

Discussion: anarchist shop experiences - Mike Harris

An article discussing the personal experiences of anarchist organising on-the-job in the New York area in the early 1980s.

Review: Chris Rhomberg, The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor (2012)

A critical review of Chris Rhomberg's The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor.

"A rank and file union built by the rank and file”: Toledo, progressives, and the rise of the UAW 1933-1937 - Adam Lax

A paper by Adam Lax on the union movement in Toledo, Ohio in the 1930s.

When the union's the enemy: an interview with Cleo Silvers

Cleo Silvers, a former organizer with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, discusses racism in the labor movement with Andrew Elrod.

The Mechanics Educational Society of America and World War II

A brief introduction to the MESA and their experiences in WWII.

Better late than never - Needle Trades Action Workers Committee

This is a 1981 shop leaflet from the Needle Trades Workers Action Committee, a rank and file group within UAW district 65 textile shops.