Ben Fletcher

Barricade Bulletin 12 - Feb/March 2021

Issue 12 of Barricade Bulletin, with articles on industrial action at Deliveroo and the continuing struggle of ex-Debenhams staff, the issue of punishment beatings and antisocial behaviour in the North, updates from Belarus ABC about the situation there, a short piece in memory of Brian McCarvill, Lucia Sanchez Saornil of the Mujeres Libres, an interview with an ex-Debenhams worker, remembering Kropotkin on the centenary of his death, a statement from Russian anarchosyndicalists KRAS, and a review of Peter Cole's book on Ben Fletcher.

Industrial Worker (February 7, 1933)

Articles from the February 7, 1933 (Vol. 14, No. 108, Whole No. 841) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker (September 24, 1927)

The September 24, 1927 (Vol. IX, No. 38, Whole No. 562) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Ben Fletcher, Local 8, and Me - Peter Cole

An article by author Peter Cole about his fascination with the historical IWW's storied 'Local 8'.

Review: Ben Fletcher of Local 8 Docks

A review by Jon Bekken of Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly, a book edited by Peter Cole.

Ben Fletcher: portrait of a black syndicalist

A biography of black IWW member and organiser Ben Fletcher, written by Jeff Stein. Originally appeared in the Libertarian Labor Review (Summer 1987) Scanned by Juan Conatz. Materials courtesy of Twin Cities IWW archives.

Ben Fletcher, IWW organizer

An essay on Ben Fletcher's efforts as an IWW organizer.

Fletcher, Ben, 1890-1949

A short sketch of life on the Philadelphia ports of black IWW member and dock worker, Ben Fletcher.