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Cleveland Metal and Machinery Workers 440 Shop Bulletins

The internal news and discussion publication of the Cleveland Industrial Union 440 Branch of the IWW. Issues from 1935-36. The IWW enjoyed a notable resurgence in Cleveland during the 1930s-40s, with IU 440 Metal and Machinery Workers organizing a number of small metal shops throughout the city.

Images from Free Flowing

Free Flowing Volume 5, Number 4 (June 1978)

Images from Free Flowing, a radical left newspaper produced out of Ames and Iowa City, Iowa during the 1970s and 1980s. Graciously provided by Steve Marsden (RIP).

Building a revolutionary anarchism - Colin O'Malley

An article by Colin O’Malley on the failures of the anarchist movement to grow, despite numerous social movements, and ways he thinks anarchists need to take to move forward.

1950: report from Cleveland metalworkers union calling on the IWW to comply with Taft-Hartley

A 1950 report from a metalworkers union based in Cleveland affiliated with the IWW, advocating that the organization comply with the anti-Communist provisions of the Taft-Hartley Act. The union eventually left the IWW over this issue.

Anarchism's mid-century turn - Kristian Williams

A review by Kristian Williams of Andrew Cornell's Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century.

On boring from within - Bert Russell

An article by Bert Russell looking at 'boring from within' strategy by radicals in the AFL and CIO and their fruitless nature. Originally appeared in The One Big Union Monthly (February 1938).

Recent cases highlight the farcical nature of America's "justice" system

Tokens of mourning at the Upper Big Branch Mine memorial in West Virginia

Two recent court sentences highlight America's two forms of justice. One for the rich and white, and one for everyone else.

The One Big Union Monthly (May 1937)

The May 1937 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, with articles on the Spanish Civil War and the Barcelona May Day. Contributors include x102287, Melvin W. Jackson, Walter Pfeffer, Eugene M. Fisher and Justus Ebert.

The One Big Union Monthly (January 1938)

The January 1938 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, with articles on the Australian Labour Party and the UGT in Spain. Contributors include Bert Russell, Violet Clarke Wilkins, Nicholas Lazarevitch, C.M. Rupel, Chas J. Miller, Covington Hall, T-Bone Slim and A.B. Cobbs.

The One Big Union Monthly (April 1938)

The August 1938 issue of The One Big Union Monthly.], with articles on the Spanish Civil War, Work Peoples College, and the beginning of World War II. Contributors include Covington Hall, Eli Hill, Erland Hyttinen, Graham Robinson, Harry Monkkonen, Mary Marcy, Montana Slim, Raymond Galstad and Vera Smith.