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Fight for 15 reportback - Shallah Baso

A reportback from Shallah Baso of the Communist League of Tampa on a 'Fight for $15' rally in Florida.

Organizing "wall-to-wall": the Independent Union of All Workers (1933-1937) - Peter Rachleff

A history by Peter Rachleff of the Independent Union of All Workers (IUAW), a militant, industrial union formed in the meat packing plants of Minnesota in the 1930s.

Human guinea pigs "band together" and win a pay hike

Two accounts by human lab rats who undertook successful strike action for better pay.

Portland demands a raise: PDX joins the Fight for Fifteen global day of action

230 cities around the world joined together for April 15th's Global Day of Action for Fight for Fifteen, and Portland has a unique place in this movement as it joined the mobilization.

Stop kidding yourself: the police were created to control working class and poor people - Sam Mitrani

Slave patrol badge, 1858.

A short historical account of the US police force explaining their origins in slave patrols in the South and a force to discipline the working class in the North, with the background of a spate of police killings of unarmed black men in 2014.

"Where license reigns with all impunity": an anarchist study of the Rotinonshón:ni polity

Aiewahtha Wampum Belt

Generations before historical contact with Europeans,the Six Nations of the Rotinonshón:ni united through the Kaianere'kó:wa (“the Great Good Way”) into the same polity and ended blood feuding without economic exploitation, stratification, or the formation of a centralized state.

The search for a useable past: an interview with Paul Buhle on Radical America

An interview of Paul Buhle, the founder of the radical journal, Radical America.

Iran hysteria returns

A short article about the media encouraged frenzy over Iran.

Images from Radical America

Images from Radical America, a magazine associated with the New Left and published from 1967-1999.

No justice no peace: an eyewitness account of the LA riots

Scene from the LA riots

An anonymous eyewitness account of the riots which swept Los Angeles in the wake of the acquittal of the police who murdered Rodney King.