Over a hundred years ago a frightened President Grover Cleveland pushed congress to recognize Labor Day as a federal holiday in 1894. (The September holiday was first observed in 1882 by the Central Labor Union of New York.) In the …Read more
By Kevin S.
Mike Harris is a founding member of the WSA and one of its predecessor organization, the Libertarian Workers Group, from New York. Following the WSA Continental Conference last May (see report Workers Solidarity Alliance Holds Continental Conference…
By Steven Fake
The present effectiveness of the United States propaganda system may well be without historical parallel. Its ability to shape public perceptions of events and issues and to garner support for ideologies that undergird the political and economic …Read more
Some 25 years ago, the workers at the Austin, Minnesota plant of the Hormel Corp. embarked on a long and brave fight. A fight which was not only right but fought “from below”. This fight and the rank-and-file efforts to …Read more
On Ellis Island, early in the 20th century, an elderly eastern European man is being processed for immigration into the United States. He stands before the desk of the immigration officer who loudly asks him, …
On this year of the 124th anniversary of the Chicago Haymarket Martyrs’ valiant struggle for workers freedom, let us not let their spirit and their efforts to create a new world be forgotten. On this occasion, let us also not …Read more