1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike

Building Working-Class Defense Organizations: An Interview with the Twin Cities GDC

First of May Anarchist Alliance interviewed Erik D., Secretary of Twin Cities IWW-General Defense Committee (GDC) Local 14. The GDC which has grown to approximately 100 members in Minnesota has become an important pole of struggle for pro-working-class revolutionaries on a number of different fronts, most significantly the year-long struggle against police killings and brutality.

Revolutionary teamsters: the Minneapolis truckers' strikes of 1934 - Bryan D. Palmer

Bryan Palmer tells the compelling story of how a handful of revolutionary Trotskyists, working in the largely non-union trucking sector, led the drive to organise the unorganised and build an industrial union. What emerges is a compelling narrative of class struggle.

Remember 1934!

Announcement and list of events in Minneapolis for 80th Anniversary commemoration of 1934 Teamsters strike.

The Minneapolis Teamsters strike, 1934 - Jeremy Brecher

Striking truck drivers battle police in Minneapolis, 1934

Jeremy Brecher's short history of the militant and successful strike of truck drivers in Minneapolis in 1934, in which strikers beat police off the streets.

1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike photo gallery

Images from the 1934 Teamsters strike in Minneapolis, one of the most iconic strikes in American history. The strikers shut down transport of goods in the city and battled police and employer vigilante groups.

One day in July: Remembering the 1934 Minneapolis Teamster strike

An article written on the 1934 strike in Minneapolis for the 'One Day in July' festival.

1934: Minneapolis Teamsters strike

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A history of the 1934 strike of Teamsters in Minneapolis and the organising of workers of trucking companies across the city prior to it.