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Goodbye, Fellow Worker Jennie Cedervall

An obituary of Jennie Cedervall, a longtime IWW member.

Neither the “open shop” nor the dues check-off - Phinneas Gage

An article by Phinneas Gage that lays out some of the ways 'dues check-off', where employers deduct dues from paychecks and give it to the union, hurts workers.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Joe Glazer

An obituary of labor folk singer Joe Glazer.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Jenny (Lahti) Velsek

Believe this is the wedding picture of Jenny and Charles Velsek in 1943, West Al

An obituary of Jenny (Lahti) Velsek, who was closely associated with the IWW for many years.

Preventable mistakes - Juan Conatz

An account by Juan Conatz of a failed attempt to respond to a firing at work.

Tenants bite back: Portland Solidarity Network announces victory on the Outer Eastside

Miranda and the Portland Solidarity Network announce victory in their most recent tenant campaign, and look to the future of organizing in the working class neighborhoods of the city.

"Powerless": treatment programs within the prison industrial complex - Nick O.

Mandatory prison treatment program

A critique of the role of prison treatment programs by an anarchist and ex-prisoner.

Putting labor’s house in order: the Transport Workers Union and labor anti-Communism in Miami during the 1940s

An essay by Alex Lichtenstein about how 'red-baiting' and anti-Communism effected a CIO union in Miami during the 1940s.

Jon Stewart's NFL - Joshua Sperber

Jon Stewart delivers a lecture

The criticism of US professional football represents self-indulgent liberal sanctimoniousness at its finest.

Seattle Solidarity Network wins first multi-worker strike

Seattle Solidarity Network are happy to announce that the two workers from La Lot restaurant they were supporting who went on strike against tip-theft last month have won their demands.