Quakertown blues: Philadelphia's longshoremen and the decline of the IWW

An essay by Peter Cole on the relationship between the IWW and Communism and how the collapse of the IWW had much to do with postwar events, including internal conflicts over centralization and Communism, rather than only wartime repression.

Submitted by Juan Conatz on August 27, 2012

Originally appeared in Left History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Historical Inquiry and Debate Vol 8, No 2 (2003)




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Submitted by syndicalist on January 25, 2013

I enjoyed this read. I mean, not the decline of the IWW, but the history.