1940

January

Industrial Worker (January 13, 1940)

The January 13, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 43, Whole No. 203) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-No compromise on war issue!

-Pipelines carry flow of profit

-Women workers worst exploited, lowest paid

-Socialist city bosses prefer cheap labor

-Frisco waterfront farce shows up phony leaders

-Should share equally in all there is by T-Bone Slim

-Company union independent, court rules

-No truce in class war even when bosses change attitude toward unions

-This is not a war for freedom!

-Union holds one election in 18 years

-Of Men and the World: an open letter to Gurley Flynn

-So-called revolutionary Mexico government helps fix wages at peon level

-British libertarians voice opposition to war talk

-IWW is road to freedom, defense against dictators

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Industrial Worker (January 20, 1940)

The January 20, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 44, Whole No. 204) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Prepare for Lakes IWW drive!

-IWW workers win sixth raise at Cochrane Brass Co. plant in Cleveland

-British cooperatives divided on war issue

-Learn about militancy from women by T-Bone Slim

-Dies seen as potential Hitler

-Rat Hynes testifies

-Labor in belligerent nations

-You can improve your job by taking it easy

-Court rules employer need not sign contract

-College Professors demand junking of Dies Committee

-Chief political watchdog of capitalism speaks up

-Bossetto thanks GDC

-E. Goldman speaks at Winnipeg

-Crucible steel strike action still curbed by CIO union leadership

-Latest NMU agreement is rank open shop sellout

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February

Industrial Worker (February 10, 1940)

The February 10, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 47, Whole No. 207) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

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Industrial Worker (February 17, 1940)

The February 17, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 48, Whole No. 208) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Bringing ore from Chile for mills of Bethlehem is no cinch for seamen

-Duluth youth 26 per cent unemployed

-Cleveland IWW smokes out boss who tries to hide behind AFL

-Communist union seeks to save prestige by claiming to be dual to MTW of IWW

-Reno Hughes, rebel, buried in Baltimore

-War time slavery is a sign of new dark ages

-Negroes got slight break in AFL union

-IWW basketeers headed for 1940 championship

-It's baseball writers who play fast game by T-Bone Slim

-Efforts of AFL fizzle on Minnesota Iron Range

-Canadian war profits soar

-Columbia Records accused of working girls 92 hours

-IWW has real union for seamen

-AFL union fined in trust case

-Am. Stove Wobblies cure foremen of annoying habit

-14 WPA strikers get jail

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Industrial Worker (February 24, 1940)

The February 24, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 49, Whole No. 209) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Lorain IWW authorize strike

-California's scrambled politics mix groups in mess of confusion

-County to fingerprint employees

-War brews revolt in Australia

-Chicago to give Industrial Worker benefit March 9

-Brass band can't drum up jobs

-13 women in WPA strike freed; one goes to jail

-6 more unionists indicted in anti-trust drive

-Capitalist system is top-heavy by T-Bone Slim

-Many New York cops drop fascist order

-Letters to the Editor: Use war to clean up by J.K.

-Won't know a Communist when they see him

-5,000 take strike vote at Intl. Harvester

-Shopmen try to make craft unions work

-Capitalism and culture by Peter Lane

-Ball players draw $15 jobless benefit

-"Free enterprise" leaves textile workers high and dry in ghost towns

-Mud Mountain conditions call for Wobbly action

-Striking masons win strike at Masonic Temple

-Men now living will see end of old social order by Scott Nearing

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