Plutocracy III: Class War (must-see)

Plutocracy III: Class War

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

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Scott N June 2017

Income inequality has become a big issue in the modern day political spectrum. While these economic and class divides seem more pronounced than ever before, this documentary film Plutocracy: Political Repression in the USA reveals the main reasons of these struggles pre-date the beginnings of the industrialized labor force.

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The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase

Occupy May Day 2012

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Originally published May 1, 2015

Republished with permission from IWW

by Eric Chase
IWW, 1993
May 1, 2017

Most people living in the United States know little about the International Workers’ Day of May Day. For many others there is an assumption that it is a holiday celebrated in state communist countries like Cuba or the former Soviet Union. Most Americans don’t realize that May Day has its origins here in this country and is as “American” as baseball and apple pie, and stemmed from the pre-Christian holiday of Beltane, a celebration of rebirth and fertility.

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The Wobblies (1979)

Capitalism

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Originally posted July 10, 2012

Thoth Ibis on Jan 17, 2015

Documentary movie for “Industrial Workers of the World” (IWW, also referred to as The Wobblies), the largest union in the history of the labor movement in the United States.

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The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase

Occupy May Day 2012

Image by brent granby via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

Republished with permission from IWW

by Eric Chase
IWW, 1993
April 30, 2016

Most people living in the United States know little about the International Workers’ Day of May Day. For many others there is an assumption that it is a holiday celebrated in state communist countries like Cuba or the former Soviet Union. Most Americans don’t realize that May Day has its origins here in this country and is as “American” as baseball and apple pie, and stemmed from the pre-Christian holiday of Beltane, a celebration of rebirth and fertility.

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The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase

Occupy May Day 2012

Image by brent granby via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

Republished with permission from IWW

by Eric Chase
IWW, 1993
May 1, 2015

Most people living in the United States know little about the International Workers’ Day of May Day. For many others there is an assumption that it is a holiday celebrated in state communist countries like Cuba or the former Soviet Union. Most Americans don’t realize that May Day has its origins here in this country and is as “American” as baseball and apple pie, and stemmed from the pre-Christian holiday of Beltane, a celebration of rebirth and fertility.

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The Changing Face of Labor by Rivera Sun

by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Popular Resistance
April 18, 2014

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Depending on one’s proximity to wage and workplace issues, the term Labor Movement may conjure up images of 19th century Wobblies with rolled-up shirtsleeves, Detroit autoworkers, or Walmart strikers. The face of labor evolves through the decades and with each change in the workplace, our identity as a populace of laborers has shifted.
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The Wobblies (1979)

IWW

Image by UltraLeft via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

replaced video Feb. 28, 2015

Thoth Ibis on Jan 17, 2015

Documentary movie for “Industrial Workers of the world” (IWW, also referred to as The Wobblies), the largest union in the history of the labor movement in the United States.

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Occupy Boston Student Summit: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

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on Mar 8, 2012

Occupy Boston Student Summit
Feb. 12th, 2012
Harvard University

Sam Roberts Christiansen, Instructor, Northeastern University

Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor, Mass. Institute of Technology

Video produced by Charngchi Way, Boston IWW

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Noam Chomsky: The Tea Party is a Sign of the Failure of the Left

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Thanks to Rosa’s Ghost

Noam Chomsky on Latin America, the Supreme Court, Obama and more

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January 28, 2010

Interview conducted for the IWW. Feel free to duplicate.

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Worker Occupations And The Future Of Radical Labor By Noam Chomsky and Diane Krauthamer

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Watch the interview: Industrial Worker (IWW Newspaper) interviews Noam Chomsky

By Noam Chomsky
and Diane Krauthamer
IWW Interview
ZNet
Noam Chomsky’s ZSpace Page
Nov. 20, 2009

This interview was conducted on Oct. 9, 2009, at Professor Noam Chomsky’s office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. Continue reading

Industrial Worker (IWW Newspaper) interviews Noam Chomsky

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[Transcript: Worker Occupations And The Future Of Radical Labor By Noam Chomsky and Diane Krauthamer]

The Chomsky Videos on Mar 9, 2013

The editor of the Industrial Worker, Diane Krauthamer, spoke to Noam Chomsky at his MIT office in Cambridge, MA, on October 9th, 2009.

The Industrial Worker is the official newspaper of the IWW (the Industrial Workers of the World), a radical union.

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