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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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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