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Redwing Workers Organization History

A short history on the activity of various small groups that eventually went on to become the Redwing Workers Organization, a libertarian socialist organization from Des Moines, Iowa that existed in the late 1970s.

New York '75 and Wisconsin '11: The Lessons of Austerity

As struggles against austerity spread from Wisconsin to Indiana to Ohio and elsewhere, it is crucial to recognize and understand the failures of past. The working class response to the New York fiscal crisis of 1975 provides some important lessons on how to combat austerity measures.

Report from Madison: Fascists and Unions in the U.S. North

High schoolers walk out & join Madison protest

A detailed report and analysis of the attack on public sector workers in Wisconsin and the response of workers and the unions.

On Wisconsin! First of May Anarchist Alliance statement

For over a week now, in response to the draconian anti-labor proposals of the Republican Governor, the people of Wisconsin have rose up in the hundreds of thousands in militant and creative fashion in defense of public workers and the unions.

The condition of women in America, 1619-1851 - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn on the position of women and the struggles of working-class women for equality from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

A people's history of the American revolution - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's critical history of the American Revolution against British rule and its impact on ordinary people.

1619-1741: Slavery and slave rebellion in the US - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's history of slavery and slave revolts in the United States from 1619 up until 1741.

Columbus, the Indians and the 'discovery' of America

Howard Zinn on the "discovery" of America, the treatment of the native population and how it was justified as "progress".

Notes on the Midwest Libertarian Conference, May 28-31, 1976

In 1976, anarchists and libertarian socialists in Iowa called for a "Continental Organizing and Communications Conference" with the aim of moving towards forming a midwest federation. However the conference resulted in arguments about the principles of unity proposed, the structure of the conference itself, the male-dominated aspects of the discussion, and the issue of 'Marxist' terminology and politics, among other things. These are 5 report backs from the conference.

Demonstrations continue against attack on Wisconsin public workers

Workers occupy the Capitol

Update on the protests against wage cuts and the removal of collective bargaining for state workers in Wisconsin, with words of warning about the Democrats and unions from a local worker.