Industrial Worker #1686 (July/August 2006)

The July/August 2006 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Submitted by Juan Conatz on October 6, 2014

Contents include:

- 115 unionists killed in 2005

- Australian Wobs call for general strike by Marcus Neofitou

- May Day actions kill anti-immigrant law?

- Readers' soapbox

- Starbucks workers at fifth New York store join IWW

- May week in Edmonton by Desiree Schell

- International actions for Starbucks workers' rights

- Pittsburgh grocery workers go IWW

- Online campaigns: survey shows promise and challenge by Eric Lee

- Bosses seek chemical gag rule by Confined Spaces blog

- Anti-sweatshop all stars converge on Pittsburgh by Kenneth Miller

- Leveraging union power for social change: the Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas by Paul Bocking

- Mexican teachers' struggle for better conditions inseparable from fight for social justice by Paul Bocking

- Remembering the Coors strike by Gary Cox

- March to the left by Dorice McDaniels

- Action against tip stealer challenged by Mark R. Woldd

- War, protesters and the longshoremen by Eric Chase

- Neither the "open shop" nor the dues check-off by Nick Driedger

- Book Review: All together now: common sense for a fair economy by Jared Bernstein

- Can we afford the rich - Mass evictions by corps in NYC by Mark R. Wolff

- World labor solidarity

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