Next weekend, watch some great movies and join Four Star in supporting the Chicago Anarchist Film Festival. It’ll be held May 13-15 at Wicker Park Art Center, 2215 W. North Ave. Check out the film schedule and CAFF poster.
Next weekend, we’ll be hanging out at Punk Rock Karaoke, a benefit for the Chicago Anarchist Film Festival. Details: Saturday May 14, 9pm-1am, The Spaceship (1804 S. Racine). $5 suggested donation. Flyer: Punk Rock Karaoke
~~~Español Abajo~~~ 125 years after Haymarket – a global symbol of the struggles of the workers of the world, and 5 years after the historic boycott for immigrants rights, we continue in the struggle for freedom, equality, and a world without borders. Solidarity forever! We’ll see you in the streets! Read more. Cuatro Estrellas endosa […]
by Juan Conatz and R.Spourgítis Wild Rose Rebellion (WRR) was an anarchist group primarily based in Iowa City, Iowa. Its beginnings can be traced to late 2007, when anarchists involved in a local student antiwar group, infoshop and IWW branch decided they wanted to hold meetings to plan for the 2008 Republican National Convention protests […]
It’s been a while since we’ve updated the site, so here’s a rundown of what we’ve been up to since May. -Along with other Iowa City individuals that we’ve worked with in the past, trying to start up a ‘solidarity network’ in the model of the Seattle Solidarity Network, that would take on bosses and landlords. […]
One of our members wrote this piece about his experiences trying to organize on the job. It was originally posted here. Reading The American Worker and old Italian operaismo surveys of auto workers, it occurred to me that it would be worth documenting some of my own experiences in wage labor. We often forget how powerful […]
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 […]
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 […]