5 Books For Organizers

By X358109 In the IWW Organizing Program we tell people: read! Read the news, read about organizing, read theory! We say this because when Joe Hill said “Don’t mourn, organize” he didn’t mean “Don’t think, organize!” Expanding our knowledge of history and theory can be important to help our rank and file organizers become big … Continue reading 5 Books For Organizers

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University of Washington Welcomes Fascists Back to Seattle

Counter-protesters defend Red Square while UW President betrays student body By Lexi Owens In what has become an all-too-familiar cycle, another fascist-sympathizing group has made Seattle a target of its hateful and bigoted message. Patriot Prayer—a far-right religious group based in Portland, Oregon—are attacking women at Planned Parenthood locations in Washington. They were invited to … Continue reading University of Washington Welcomes Fascists Back to Seattle

My Journey to the IWW

By Joe Costello I am a 33 years old, and I have had many negative experiences under capitalism. My existence as a proletarian has shaped me in many ways; living under oppressive conditions changes a person in ways that they don't normally think about, from interpersonal relationships to developing a social life and especially child … Continue reading My Journey to the IWW

Introducing the Seattle Worker

From the Secretary of the Seattle IWW Greetings from the Seattle General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World, the “Rain City Wobblies”! This is the inaugural edition of the Seattle Worker, a publication in the spirit of the Industrial Worker, the long-running voice of the IWW. Our paper will be an opportunity … Continue reading Introducing the Seattle Worker

The Seattle Worker: April-May 2018

The Industrial Workers of the World Seattle branch is happy to announce the first issue of our newsletter, the Seattle Worker.This issue includes:Introducing the Seattle Worker by Lindsay MimirSeattle IWW Endorses Decentralized, Anti-Capitalist May DayMy Journey to the IWW by Joe CostelloUW Welcomes Fascists Back to Seattle by Lexi OwensCanvassers Fight Back by X358109History of … Continue reading The Seattle Worker: April-May 2018

The Seattle IWW Endorses the Call for a Decentralized, Anti-Capitalist May Day

The Seattle IWW Endorses the Call for a Decentralized, Anti-Capitalist May Day The workers of the Seattle General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) are endorsing the call for a decentralized, anti-capitalist May Day. The Wobblies overwhelmingly voted to support this call ahead of International Workers’ Day, a celebration and remembrance … Continue reading The Seattle IWW Endorses the Call for a Decentralized, Anti-Capitalist May Day