Fracking – Another Sign of an Insane System

August 1, 2018

download a .pdf of this pamphlet updated Aug. 2018 Hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” is a highly polluting process used to extract oil or natural gas trapped in rock formations deep underground. Fracking has destroyed water supplies, sickened people

1968 – Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible!

May 1, 2018

Download an illustrated .pdf of this pamphlet Introduction: “Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible” The War on Vietnam The U.S. Anti-war Movement The Black Freedom Movement Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll, and Politics in the U.S. France: May ‘68 Germany: Students

The Russian Revolution of 1917

March 16, 2018

download an illustrated pdf of this pamphlet Table of Contents Map of the Russian Empire in 1917  The Russian Revolution of 1917: The Beginning of the Liberation of Humanity The Bolshevik Party – A Party of the Revolutionary Working Class  Soviets:

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn – Rebel with a Cause

November 18, 2017

download pdf of this pamphlet There are many heroes and heroines in the working-class movement, but sadly most workers today have never heard their names or their stories. One such heroine that everyone should know about is Elizabeth Gurley Flynn.

The 1912 Bread and Roses Strike, Lawrence Massachusetts

November 17, 2017

download pdf of this pamphlet In 1912, in the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts, 25,000 workers went on strike. The people of Lawrence came from 51 different countries. More than four fifths of them were born in countries other than the

The Environmental Crisis – The Problem is Capitalism

June 22, 2016

download illustrated PDF of this pamphlet Contents Fighting For Our Planet – Fighting For A Future (April, 2014) Destruction of the Environment – A Ticking Time Bomb (April, 2014) Fracking – Another Sign of an Insane System (April, 2014) Keystone

What Socialist America Will Look Like

June 22, 2016

download PDF of this pamphlet The following brief biography of James P. Cannon was written by David Holmes of Resistance Books   James Patrick Cannon was born in February 1890 in Rosedale, Kansas (today a part of Kansas City). His

Why Socialism – by Albert Einstein

June 22, 2016

download PDF of this pamphlet The following essay was written by Albert Einstein and published in the May 1949 issue of Monthly Review Magazine Why Socialism? by Albert Einstein (1949) Is it advisable for one who is not an expert

The 1934 Minneapolis General Strike

September 1, 2015

download PDF of this pamphlet Originally from Revolutionary History, Vol.2 No.1, Spring 1989. Used by permission on Marxists.org The 1934 Minneapolis Strike The Minneapolis strikes of 1934 have always occupied a special place in the historical understanding of the Trotskyist

Striking Flint

May 16, 2010

download PDF of this pamphlet Remembering the 1936-37 General Motors Sit-Down Strike Genora (Johnson) Dollinger talking to Susan Rosenthal (Reprinted with permission from Susan Rosenthal) Preface There are times in history when the forces of capital and labor are so

The Oakland General Strike (1946) – by Stan Weir

May 16, 2010

download a PDF of this pamphlet This is the story of the 1946 Oakland General Strike told by a participant – Stan Weir, a seaman at the Oakland Port, and a revolutionary working class militant. We reprint this pamphlet because

May Day – Made in the USA, Exported to the World

May 16, 2010

download illustrated PDF of this pamphlet One of the most important working-class holidays, May Day (International Workers Day), originated in the United States in the 1880s with the struggle for the eight-hour day. The expansion of capitalism in 19th century

The IWW by James Cannon

May 16, 2010

download PDF of this pamphlet The following is reprinted from:  https://www.marxists.org/archive/cannon/works/1955/iww.htm source: Summer 1955 issue of Fourth International The IWW By James P. Cannon (1955) The Bold Design When the Founding Convention of the IWW – the Industrial Workers of the

The Seattle General strike of 1919

May 16, 2010

download PDF of this pamphlet An Account of What Happened in Seattle and Especially in the Seattle Labor Movement, During the General Strike, February 6 to 11, 1919 Originally issued by the History Committee of the General Strike Committee, March

The Strike at River Rouge: Detroit 1941

May 16, 2010

In 1941, tens of thousands of autoworkers at the Ford River Rouge complex in Dearborn, Michigan, overcame many obstacles to build a union from the bottom up and to win a strike that had a strong potential to turn into