Against the Grain

Wobblies of the World

By way of celebrating International Workers Day, or May Day, we look back at the legendary union, the Industrial Workers of the World, or Wobblies, with historian Kenyon Zimmer.  He discusses the lessons to be learned from how the Wobblies fought back and united workers across cultural and racial differences.

Resources:

Peter Cole, David Struthers, Kenyon Zimmer (eds), Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW Pluto Press, 2017

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