Federation

Back to the Grind: SWU Southern Midwest Tour a Success

Back in March, we hosted members of the Starbucks Workers Union on their midwest tour. Here is their account of the trip. On March 19, a delegation of IWW Starbucks baristas from the Twin Cities crammed themselves into one worker’s 3-cylinder Geo Metro and set off on a journey to bring the good word of […]

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Audio From May Day Event

On May 1, 2010, around 20 people came to hear Paul Street, Dan Knutson and Carlos Rich talk at our ‘Workers in Rebellion’ event. Here’s the audio (in mp3 format). Audio (Limelinx)

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Workers in Rebellion: A May Day Event

May Day has been a significant date for many working people worldwide since the late 19th century. From the battles over the 8-hour day to the general strike, walkouts and rallies of 2006, workers have utilized May 1 to gather with each other and assert their rights. This May Day, Wild Rose Collective will be […]

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Announcing Wild Rose Collective In Iowa City, Iowa

Wild Rose Collective is an anarchist organization based out of Iowa City, Iowa. We are a small group of folks who have been involved in various projects in the immediate area for the last 3 years or so. One of those projects was Wild Rose Rebellion, which was the previous, more loose and informal incarnation […]

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Come to the Starbucks Workers Union event on March 21st!

The IWW Starbucks Workers Union: Five Years of Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below Sunday, March 21 2010 2:00 Iowa City Public Library Room A Talk Description: On May 17, 2004, baristas at the 36th & Madison Starbucks announced their affiliation with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), one of the oldest unions in […]

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