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.
Originally appeared in Left History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Historical Inquiry and Debate Vol 8, No 2 (2003)
I enjoyed this read. I mean,
I enjoyed this read. I mean, not the decline of the IWW, but the history.