Industrial Worker #1709 (October 2008)

The October 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Submitted by Juan Conatz on June 4, 2016

Contents include:

-Police arrests try to disrupt Republican National Convention protests

-Quebec workers get union contract at Wal-Mart

-UK cinema fires IWW organizer

-Ward’s Supermarket fires IWW for petition

-Marie Mason pleads guilty

-Mall of America Starbucks IWWs take direct action: buying a fan for freedom

-Martyred Sacco & Vanzetti are honored in Boston

-One million signatures sought for Employee Free Choice Act

-Youth must organize at school and work to win power

-Toronto campus radio fires news director as it bargains

-UK inquiry reveals chronic neglect led to death

-General Assembly in Europe an IWW first

-SweatFree Communities press state governors

-Turkish trade unionist acquitted after waiting 8 months in jail

-Remembering Helen Keller as a fighter

-French Post targets CNT striker in Marseille

-Chinese unions inch toward independence