World War I: The Chicago Trial

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Fifth Estate # 370, Fall 2005

Share this on…“No war but the class war” was the expressed motto of many radicals who refused to enlist or otherwise contribute to any national war effort. At their tenth convention in 1914, the IWW passed a resolution stating, “We

IWW Free Speech Fights

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Fifth Estate # 370, Fall 2005

Share this on…Because of the IWW’s mission to organize all workers into One Big Union, immigrants, migrants, blacklisted, unskilled, itinerant, and other hard-to-reach workers were sought by Wobbly organizers as potential members. Organizers weren’t allowed into the shops, factories, or

Sabotage

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Fifth Estate # 370, Fall 2005

Share this on…Direct action (legal and illegal) and sabotage had been used by the U.S. and European labor movements as a method of class combat since the rise of industrialism. Share this on…

The IWW: 100 Years of Resistance and Repression

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Fifth Estate # 370, Fall 2005

Share this on…By the last half of the nineteenth century, working conditions in American factories, mines, and mills were deplorable. Industrialists were ruthless about making money at the expense of the health and safety of the workers. They looked upon

Paul Avrich (1931-2006)

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Fifth Estate # 372, Spring 2006

Share this on…A beloved comrade and renowned scholar of 19th and 20th century anarchism passed away on February 17 at his home in New York City. Paul Avrich was author and editor of dozens of influential books and articles on

Sacco and Vanzetti

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Fifth Estate # 374, Winter 2007

Share this on…A review of SACCO AND VANZETTI, Directed by Peter Miller, Willow Pond Films, www.willowpondfilms.com Share this on…

Singing about Revolution & One Big Union

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Fifth Estate # 375, Spring 2007

Share this on…reviewed in this article The Big Red Songbook, Archie Green, David Roediger, Franklin Rosemont, Salvatore Salerno, editors; 2007; 538 pp.; $24; Charles H. Kerr Co., 1740 West Greenleaf, Chicago, IL 60626. Available from The Barn (see page 55).

An Anarcho-Crossword Puzzle

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Fifth Estate # 390, Fall, 2013

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