Tag Archives: IWW

Steve Rossignol :
‘Operative 100’: The snitch who maimed Texas socialism

It was a conscious effort initialized and orchestrated by corporate interests. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2019 It is no secret that throughout American history the labor movement has been infiltrated by government and corporations. … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
‘Operative 100’: The snitch who maimed Texas socialism

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Steve Rossignol :
A marker for Covington Hall

William Covington Hall was a major organizer of the IWW in Texas and Louisiana. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | June 6, 2019 William Covington Hall stands out in southern socialist and labor history as one of the … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
A marker for Covington Hall

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Richard Croxdale :
BOOKS | Debs Graphic bio is perfect vehicle to tell his story

Eugene V. Debs created and constantly evolved new approaches to the battle against capital and injustice. By Richard Croxdale | The Rag Blog | February 22, 2019 Paul Buhle, Steve Max, Dave Nance, and Noah Van Sciver have produced a … finish reading Richard Croxdale :
BOOKS | Debs Graphic bio is perfect vehicle to tell his story

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Tom Keough : The Unionization of Starbucks and the Rape of Kati Moore

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. California teen girl sues Starbucks over sexual abuse Seattle-based Starbucks is feeling the heat over an ex-worker’s accusations of sex abuse on the job. And an ABC News investigation has uncovered evidence that it’s part … finish reading Tom Keough : The Unionization of Starbucks and the Rape of Kati Moore

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U.S. Military Spies on SDS, Peace Groups

Former military whistleblower Christopher Pyle spoke to Amy Goodman about the recent revelation. (See video below.)Obama’s Military Is Spying on U.S. Peace Groups The infiltration appears to be in direct violation of the Posse Comitatus Act preventing U.S. military deployment … finish reading U.S. Military Spies on SDS, Peace Groups

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Franklin Rosemont, Surrealist Author, Artist and Activist, 1943-2009

Franklin Rosemont at Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) National Convergence in Chicago, November 9-11, 2007. Photo by Thomas Good / Next Left Notes.Franklin Rosemont, surrealist revolutionary, died Sunday, April 12, at the age of 65. Franklin, 65, came from … finish reading Franklin Rosemont, Surrealist Author, Artist and Activist, 1943-2009

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Interview with an Outlaw Woman

Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz: Roots of ResistanceBy Andrej Grubacic Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a landless farmer and half-Indian mother. During the first two decades of the 20th century, her paternal grandfather, a veterinarian from a Scots-Irish … finish reading Interview with an Outlaw Woman

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Doug Zachary on the Passing of Folk Legend Utah Phillips

Reflections on Utah PhillipsBy Doug Zachary / The Rag Blog / May 27, 2008 [Singer, songwriter, labor organizer, Korean war vet and man of peace Utah Phillips died of congestive heart failure on May 23 at his home in Nevada … finish reading Doug Zachary on the Passing of Folk Legend Utah Phillips

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R.I.P. Utah Phillips

One of the great hobos, labor organizers, union men and singer/writer/mentors Utah Phillips passed away on Friday night. He was 73 years old and I suspect any reader of Songs:Illinois will be well aware of the work of Utah. Newer … finish reading R.I.P. Utah Phillips

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Austin Vets for Peace Fete Folk Legend Utah Philips

Utah Philips performs in Milwaukee on May Day, 2006.Austin salutes ailing folk great and freedom fighter Utah PhilipsBy Doug Zachary / The Rag Blog Austin Vets For Peace is raising money for our fellow Peace veteran and VFP member, the … finish reading Austin Vets for Peace Fete Folk Legend Utah Philips

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