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Abolish Restaurants - A Worker's Critique of the Food Service Industry(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Restaurant, Working Class

The Abolition of Work(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Workers, Exploitation, Capitalism

Anarchosyndicalism - Theory and Practice(.PDF) - Political Theory, Labor Movement, Anarchism, Workers, Spanish Civil War

Behind the Wheel #2 - Notes from Uber/Lyft(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Gig Economy, Capitalism, Rideshare, Drivers, Freelance, Exploitation, Working Class, Class Struggle, Work

The Boss Needs Us, We Don't Need the Boss(.PDF) - Political Theory, Labor Movement, Anarchism, Workers, Organizing, Workplace, Capitalism, Autonomy

A Brief History of Community Resistance and Labor Activism at the University of Washington(.PDF) - (Sept. 2019) Education, Labor Movement, Activism, Students, Workers, College, Class Struggle, Professors, Janitors, Workers, Prison Labor, Staff, Labor History

Chronology of the Chilean Workers Movement(.PDF) - (1983) Chile, South America, Latin America, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Capitalism, Anarchosyndicalism, IWW, Union, Organizing, Labor History

Class Struggle in Italy 1960s to 70s(.pdf) Italy, History, Europe, Capitalism, Work, Economy, Cities, Class Struggle, Factories, Unions, Unionism, Hot Autumn, Fiat, Labor Organizing, Strikes, Protest, Corso Traiano

Cleaners! UK Struggles 1970's to Now(.pdf) Unions, Organizing, Workplace, Service Industry, UK, England, Britain, Cleaning, Work, Labor, Workers, Rights, Class Struggle, Capitalism

Combative Unionism(.PDF) - Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Workplace, Strike

Counter-Planning On the Shop Floor(.PDF) - (Bill Watson, 1971) Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Workplace, Strike

Digger Tracts 1649-50(.PDF) - Peasants, Diggers, Europe, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Resistance, Labor History

Direct Unionism(.PDF) - Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Resistance, Activism

Dishwasher #7(.PDF) - Dishwashing, Food Service, Restaurant, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Perzine, Workplace, Employers, Customers

Dishwasher #8(.PDF) - Dishwashing, Food Service, Restaurant, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Perzine, Workplace, Employers, Customers

Dishwasher #9(.PDF) - Dishwashing, Food Service, Restaurant, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Perzine, Workplace, Employers, Customers

Does Work Make You Sick?(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle,  Workplace, Employers, Health, Wellbeing, Disability, Injury, Activism, Unions, Organizing, Bosses

ERG - A Unit of Work(.PDF) - Jobs, Poetry, Prose, Illustration, Interviews, Workers, Class Struggle, Humor, Workplace, Employers, Office

The Ethics of Labor Struggle(.PDF) - (Kevin A Carson) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, IWW, Wobblies, Organizing, Activism, Anarchism, Mutualism

The Everett Massacre(.PDF) - (Scott Wilson) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, IWW, Wobblies, Organizing, Activism, Anarchism, Labor History, Massachusetts, Everett, Industrial Revolution, Logging, Timber, Resistance, Capitalism

France - The General Strike of 1968(.PDF) - Labor History, Situationism, Anarchism, Strike, France, Europe, Labor Movement, Workers, Resistance, Organizing

The General Strike(.PDF) - (IWW May 1982) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, IWW, Wobblies, Organizing, Activism, Strike, Walkout, Resistance

The Global Working Class(.PDF) - (Summer 2015) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Organizing, Activism, Resistance, Strike, Walkouts

 

Good Old Fashioned Trade Unionism(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Trades, Crafts, Unions, Organizing, Activism, Labor History

Graduating Into Unemployment(.PDF) - Class Struggle, College, Debt, Workers, Jobs, Economy, Unemployment, Job Search, Students, Advice

Grin and Bare It All - Against Liberal Perceptions of Sex Work(.PDF) - (Luna Celeste) Labor Movement, Sex Work, Progressives, Political Theory, Workers, Class Struggle, Capitalism

History of the Anarchist-Syndicalist Trade Union Movement(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, IWW, Wobblies, Organizing, Activism, Anarchism, Mutualism, Unions, Labor History

The Honest Worker(.PDF) - (Zo D'Axa 1898) Capitalism, Workers, Class Struggle, Labor History, Prose

How to Fire Your Boss(.PDF) -  Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Bosses, Employers, Activist Guide, Anarchism, Syndicalism, Strike, Walkout, Resistance, Capitalism

I Love Work Place Theft(.PDF) - Sabotage, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Capitalism, Direct Action

The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day(.PDF) - (Peter Linebaugh) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Labor History, Haymarket, Strike

Industrial Domestication(.PDF) - Capitalism, Factories, Poverty, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Industrial Revolution, Bosses, Prisons

Industrial Unionism(.PDF) - Capitalism, Factories, Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Industrial Revolution, Bosses, Organizing

Introducing Anarcho-Syndicalism(.PDF) - Anarchism, Syndicalism, Political Theory, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Bosses

IWW Organizing Manual(.PDF) - Unions, Trades, Industrial, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Wobblies

IWW Songs to Fan the Fires of Discontent(.PDF) - Unions, Trades, Industrial, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Songs, Music, Wobblies, Solidarity

Joe Hill IWW Songwriter(.PDF) - Joe Hill, Biography, Music, Songs, IWW, Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Wobblies

Justice From Bean to Cup(.pdf) IWW, Wobblies, Unions, Unionism, Starbucks, Coffee, Labor Movement, Organizing, Class Struggle, Workers, Baristas

Know Your Rights as a Worker(.PDF) - Unions, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace

Let the Crops Rot in the Fields(.PDF) -  Prison Slavery, Incarceration, Labor, Abolition, Resistance, Protest, Prisons, Law Enforcement, Legal, Work

The Legacy of Bunker Hill Mine(.pdf) (Arthur J. Miller) - Idaho, History, Labor, Unions, Mining, Industry, Capitalism, Class Struggle, Workers, Working Class, Environmental Disaster, Toxins

The Little Red Songbook(.PDF) - Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Labor History, Wobblies, Songs, Music, Solidarity, Joe Hill

The Mythology of Work(.PDF) - Work, Labor, Workers, Jobs, Capitalism, Society, Political Theory, Philosophy

Never Work!(.PDF) - Work, Labor, Workers, Jobs, Capitalism, Society, Political Theory, Philosophy

NYC Retail Workers Union(.PDF) - Unions, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Retail, Service Industry, Capitalism, Bosses, New York City

Oh Sit Down(.PDF) - Sitdown Strikes, Workplace Occupations, Unions, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, United Kingdom, UK, England, Labor History

On the Frontline, Anarchists at Work(.pdf) Labor Movement, Anarchism, Work, Wages, Class Struggle, Unions, Unionism, Political Theory, Syndicalism, Resistance

One Big Union and Horizontal Worker Cooperatives in Texas: A Story(.PDF) - (Scott Crow) Unions, Texas, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Labor History, Organizing

A Path (and Guide) Towards Storytelling Sovereignty(.pdf) BIPOC, Writing, Writers, Authors, Stories, Marginalized Voices, Racism, Creativity, Creative Industry, Labor Movement, White Exploitation, Media, Academia, Censorship, BIPOC Stories

Pregnant & On the Job - Your Legal Rights (.PDF) - Workers, Mothers, Pregnancy, Legal Rights, Guide, Working Class, Class Struggle, Capitalism, Economy, Work, Labor, Jobs

Pride in Our Work(.PDF) - Domestic Workers, Cleaners, Housekeepers, National Domestic Workers Alliance, NDWA, Activism Guide, La Colectiva de Mujeres, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Migrant Labor

Promoting Your Union(.PDF) - Unions, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Promotion, Organizing

A Rebel Worker's Organizing Handbook(.PDF) - Unions, Sabotage, Strike, Walkouts, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Organizing

Responsibility and Solidarity in the Labor Movement(.PDF) - (Max Nettlau 1899) Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Capitalism, Industrial Revolution, Labor History

Right to Be Lazy(.PDF) - (Paul Lafargue) Workers, Class Struggle, Leisure, Wellbeing, Productivity, Capitalism, Work, Labor Movement, Weekends, Creativity

Rules for Picketing(.PDF) - Strike, Walkout, Lockout, Picket Line, Unions, Work Stoppage, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Organizing

The Seattle General Strike of 1919(.PDF) - Strike, Work Stoppage, Industrial Revolution, Unions, Labor History, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Seattle, Washington

Shopfloor Struggles of American Workers(.PDF) - (Martin Glaberman) Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, America, Labor History

Slow Tech Against Chrononormativity(.pdf) (Grant Chinn - May 2021) - Technology, Tech Industry, Workers, Capitalism, Sustainability, Productivity, Exploitation, Reparative Design, Tech Hacks, Hackathons, Silicon Valley, Work, Jobs

Smashed Up - Young Service Workers on the Sanctity of Small Business(.PDF) - Service Industry, Retail, Mom and Pop Store, Small Business, Capitalism, Exploitation, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Economy

The Social General Strike(.PDF) - Strike, Work Stoppage, Industrial Revolution, Unions, Labor History, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, UK, England

Social Media for Unions(.PDF) - Unions, Activism Guide, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Promotion, Organizing, Social Media, Technology, Internet

Solidarity Unionism at Starbucks(.PDF) - Unions, Starbucks, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Coffee, Organizing, Baristas

Spanish Civil War - Anarchism in Action(.pdf) (Eddie Conlon - June 2001) Spain, History, Anarchism, CNT-FAI, Antifascism, Resistance, Europe, Workers, Class Struggle, Strikes

Speech to the IWW in 1905(.PDF) - (Lucy Parsons) Unions, IWW, Wobblies, Labor History, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Women

A Stockade Stood Burning - Rebellion and the Convict Lease in Tennessee's Coalfields 181-1895(.PDF) - Coal miners, Prison Labor, Labor History, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Sabotage, Organizing, Resistance, Tennessee

Strike - A Guide to Walking Out(.pdf) Workers, Working Class, Class Struggle, Strikes, Sabotage, Unions, Organizing, Capitalism, Economics, Resistance, Activism Guide, Labor, Work

Throwing Garbage(.PDF) - Sanitation Workers, Solidarity, Strikes, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Workplace, Organizing, Labor History

Towards a Student Unionism(.PDF) - Unions, Students, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, College, University, Schooling, Schools, Organizing, Activism Guide

Towards Workers Control(.PDF) -  (P. Turner 1971) UnionsLabor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Activism Guide, Anarchism, Labor History

Understanding Capitalist Exploitation(.PDF) -  (Brian Ellis 2010) UnionsLabor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Anarchism, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs

Understanding the Complexities of Sex Work/Trade and Trafficking(.PDF) -  (Emi Koyama) Sex WorkersLabor Movement, Class Struggle, Organizing, Capitalism, Work, Jobs

Unions Against Revolution(.PDF) - UnionsLabor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Resistance, Anarchism, Labor History, Capitalism, Revolt, Work, Jobs

The Wage System(.PDF) -  (Peter Kropotkin) Wages, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Anarchism, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs, Poverty

 

What is the Middle Class?(.PDF) -  (Albert Meltzer 1995) Economy, Caste System, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, White Collar, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class

What is the Union?(.PDF) -  (Emile Pouget 1905) Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Industrial Revolution, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs

Whatever Happened to the Eight Hour Day?(.PDF) -  (Arthur J. Miller) Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs, Health, Wellbeing

Which Way For the Gig Economy?(.PDF) -  (Kevin Carson 2016) Gigs, Freelance, Independent Contractors, Wages, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Uber, Service Industry, Labor History, Capitalism, Sharing Economy, Work, Jobs

Why Work?(.PDF) - (S.L. Louwndes 1982) Workers, Class Struggle, Leisure, Wellbeing, Productivity, Capitalism, Work, Labor Movement, Weekends, Creativity, Political Theory

Work(.PDF) - Workers, Class Struggle, Leisure, Wellbeing, Productivity, Capitalism, Work, Labor Movement, Weekends, Creativity, Tyranny, Anarchism, Political Theory

The Worker and the Machine(.PDF) -  (Ricardo Flores Magon 1916) Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Industrial Revolution, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs, Mechanization, Machines, Factories, Assembly Line

Workers Autonomy(.PDF) - Workers, Class Struggle, Unions, Trade Unionism, Capitalism, Work, Labor Movement, Anarchism, Political Theory

Working For You, Me, We, Us and Them(.PDF) - Labor Movement, Non-Profits, Working Class, Economy, Workers, Class Struggle, Jobs, Work, Autonomy

You Can't Scare Me... Labor Heroines 1930s-1980s (.PDF) - Women, Feminism, Unions, Labor Movement, Workers, Class Struggle, Organizing, Industrial Revolution, Labor History, Capitalism, Ruling Class, Work, Jobs, Factories, Biographies