USA

The Most Important Thing: Two speaking tours and the Syrian Revolution

“The most important thing,” my friend said on our way home, “is to destroy the state. The Syrian revolution went very far and a big reason for this is that we were able to completely destroy the state in many areas. Even if we can’t prevent the counter revolution, destroying the state makes whatever comes after much weaker.”

Electoral folly: no matter how good the candidate, business as usual rules elected office - Michael Reagan

An article by Michael Reagan that looks at the Kshama Sawant's time as a Seattle city councilperson and the compromises she's made.

Exerpt from 'Left of the left: my memories of Sam Dolgoff'

An excerpt of Anatole Dolgoff’s memoir of growing up at the center of the twentieth-century anarchist movement. The book centers of Anatole’s dad, Sam Dolgoff, and includes a cast of dozens well known, forgotten and never known.

The IWW on the job: job control

A short article about Portland IWW about job control. Originally appeared in Industrial Worker #1616 (October 1998)

Aspects of syndicalism in Spain, Sweden and USA - Philip Holgate

A look at revolutionary and anarcho-syndicalism in three countries with sizeable syndicalist organisations in the 20th century.

Around the union

A round-up of IWW activity. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker #1585 (November 1995)

We need the right to strike!

An article written within the context of the Detroit newspaper strikes about the obstacles facing effective strikes. Originally appeared in Battleground Detroit (October 1997), a publication of the Action Coalition of Strikers and Supporters (ACOSS). Reprinted in the Industrial Worker #1607 (December 1997)

When binding arbitration doesn't bind - Alexis Buss

An article by Alexis Buss about how binding arbitration favors employers. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker #1630 (January/February 2001)

Detroit newspaper strike ends in ignominious defeat - Mike Hargis

A short article by Mike Hargis announcing the end of the Detroit newspaper strike. Originally appeared in Industrial Worker #1630 (January/February 2001).

Berkeley recyclers organize IWW - Steve Ongerth & Bruce Valde

An article by Steve Ongerth & Bruce Valde about an IWW campaign at Community Conservation Centers in Berkeley, California. Originally appeared in Industrial Worker #1630 (January/February 2001).