IWW

Bows and Arrows: Indigenous Workers, IWW Local 526, and Syndicalism on the Vancouver Docks

The first union on the waterfront of so-called Vancouver was organized by Indigenous workers, mostly Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh. And it was organized on an explicitly syndicalist basis as Local 526 of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which would become known as the Bows and Arrows. The Bows and Arrows took an active, politically militant approach with a commitment to Indigenous solidarity and organized on a multicultural/multiracial foundation of class solidarity.

The Seattle General Strike of 1919

Strikers - Seattle 1919

A short account of the Seattle General Strike of 1919

Juice Is Stranger Than Friction: Selected Writings of T-Bone Slim - Franklin Rosemont

Collection of writings by American Wobbly and humorist T-Bone Slim edited by Franklin Rosemont.

די דעפּאָרטאַציאָן

איינע פון די זיעגע אין דעם קאַמף צו מאַכען אונזער זאָגענאַנטע „פרייע רעפּובליק“ פאַר אַן אמת’ע סאָוועטען רעפּובליק, איז געווען די בעפרייאונג פון די 12 חברים וועלכע זיינען געווען פערהאַלטען אין עליס איילאַנד, דעפּארטירט צו ווערען מיט די אַנדערע.

The Deportation

In the struggle to make our so-called "free republic" into a truly soviet republic, one victory was the release of the 12 comrades who were arrested on Ellis Island and to be deported alongside others.

[VIDEO] Power to End Capitalism: The Case for Workplace Organizing

Organizing as workers gives us the power to improve our lives in the short-term and abolish capitalism in the long-term. So to say this is an important topic is an understatement! And that's what this video is all about.

See below for a bit more info on what this video is about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKmIlAMIznQ

Starving amidst too much - T-Bone Slim

Pamphlet from American Wobbly and humorist T-Bone Slim, put out in 1923, containing the texts 'Starving Amidst Too Much' (excerpts), 'Poets and Pearls' and 'Recipes for Health'.

How to Hold a Good Meeting: Rusty's Rules of Order

Rusty's Rules is a simplified version of Robert's Rules. It enables good meeting process while being simple enough to easily memorize. Meetings are an essential part of organizing, of self-management, and of collective action. With good process, meetings can be highly effective, but without good process, meetings can easily become a useless waste of time. So Rusty's Rules is a very important tool, not just for successful meetings, but for successful organizing, successful action, and successful class-struggle.

Capitalism is the Virus - Class Solidarity is the Cure!

capitalism is the virus

Statement from IWW Ireland on a class response to Covid-19

Workers Launch Wave of Wildcat Strikes As Trump Pushes for ‘Return to Work’ Amidst Exploding Coronavirus

A report on the spread of wildcat strikes in response to the coronavirus in the US. This article was first published by It's Going Down.