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Right and Left against the state: education without classes

Education reform, whether promoted by the Left or Right, often fails to deeply address the class-based issues driving the alleged "failure" of the educational system.

The Stockade Stood Burning: rebellion and the convict lease in Tennessee’s coalfields, 1891-1895

Something happened in Tennessee, something almost unimaginable to the mine owners and politicians of that
state. When the companies tried to intimidate their workers by bringing in convict labor to take over their jobs, the workers responded by storming the stockades, freeing the prisoners, and loading them onto freight trains bound for Nashville and Knoxville and places far away...The Tennessee convict war was one of the largest insurrections in American working-class history. And yet, unfolding at exactly the same time as the more publicized labor wars in Homestead, Pennsylvania, and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, it was largely ignored.

In November we remember: the centennial of the 1912 Little Falls textile strike – Brendan Maslauskas Dunn

Little Falls textile strikers in front of the strike headquarters (Slovak Hall)

An overview of the Little Falls textile strike of 1912. First published as follows in November 2012 in the Industrial Worker (issue 1750, vol. 109, no. 9).

Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite #1.12

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 12 (June, 1916). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 11 (May, 1916). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 8 (Feburary, 1916). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite #1.07

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 7 (January, 1916). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite #1.03

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 3 (May, 1915). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite #1.02

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 2 (April, 1915). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.

Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite #1.09

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Rebellion: Made up of Dreams and Dynamite Vol. I No. 9 (March, 1916). New Orleans, LA. Digitized from microfilm. Document has OCR.