The Working Class

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Overview and Strategy

What's Happening to Our Jobs

Babson, Steve and Nancy Brigham

$1.45

The Subversion of Collective Bargaining in the 1950s

Bell, Daniel

1960

15¢

Towards a "Middle Class" America?

Benenson, Harold and Eric Lessinger

Portugal: A Blaze of Freedom

Big Flame

50¢

The Rise and Fall of the Union

Boggs, James

15¢

Workers and the American Economy: Data on the Labor Force

Bonnell, Victoria and Michael Reich

1969

50¢

Living Conditions in the US

Eyer, Joe

1971

10¢

Two Steel Contracts

Gary, Indiana Writers' Workshop and Staughton Lynd

1971

Be His Payment High or Low: The American Working Class of the Sixties

Glaberman, Martin

1975

50¢

A Worker's Guide to Direct Action

Industrial Workers of the World

1974

25¢

The Political Economy of Male Chauvinism

Kaufer, Katherine and Tom Christoffel

10¢

Dual Unionism: Outmoded Strategy or Useful Tactic?

Linder, Walter and Martin Stevens

1967

What's Happening to the American Worker

Montgomery, David

1979

20¢

The American Working Class in Transition

Moody, Kim

35¢

The ILGWU: Fighting for Lower Wages

Myerson, Mike

10¢

Labor in an Affluent Society: A Collection of Articles / 1967-1968

Rapoport, Roger, Steve Fox, Clark Kissinger, Brenda Mull

Gonna Rise Again!: Economic Organizing for Hard Time

Resources for Community Change

$1.00

Life in the Factory

Romano, Paul

30¢

Welfare: Why Workers Need It, How Billionaires Get It

Ross, Elizabeth

1975

35¢

Since When Has Working Been a Crime?: The Deportation of Mexicans Without Paper

Sojourner Truth Organization

40¢

Marx and the Proletariat

Sweezy ,Paul

1967

35¢

American Factories are Death Traps

Wagner, Steve

10¢

Counter-planning on the Shop Floor

Watson, Bill

1971

The Grand Illusion, The Communist Party and Trade Unionism

Weinstein, James T.

1975

15¢

USA: The Labor Revolt of the 1960s

Weir, Stan

1967

35¢

International Runaway Shops: Why US Companies are Moving Their Plants Abroad

Zimmerman, Mitch and the United Front Press

1.50¢

History

Conspiracy in Coal

Bethel, T. N.

25¢

The Pittston Mentality: Manslaughter on Buffalo Creek

Bethell, Thomas N. and Davitt McAteer

1972

25¢

Labor's Untold Story, Published by UE

Boyer, Richard and Herbert Morais

$2.50

Communists Try to Organize: Factories in the Fields; Organizing California Migrant Workers in the Great Depression

Dann, Jim

1969

Literature on the American Working Class

Evansohn, John, Laura Foner, Marj Naison, Ruth Meyerwitz, Will Brumback

1969

15¢

A Guide to Working Class History

Faler, Paul; Jim Green; Jim O'Brien; John Battye; David Frank; Greg Kealey & Ian McKay

1976

60¢

Be His Payment High or Low: The American Working Class of the 60's

Glaberman, Martin

1975

50¢

Songs of the Workers to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Industrial Workers of the World

1973

50¢

The AFL and Negro Workers, 1894 -1949

Karson, Mark and Ron Radosh

1968

25¢

The Roots of Class Struggle in the South

Lawrence, Ken

1975

60¢

Sit-down: The Great Flint Sit-down Strike Against General Motors, 1936-1937

Linder, Walter

25¢

A History of the Steelworkers Union

Lynd, Staughton

1973

30¢

Personal Histories of the Early CIO

Lynd, Staughton, editor

25¢

What's Happening to the American Worker?

Montgomery, David

1979

20¢

The Southern Tenants Farmers: Union and the C.I.O.

Naison, Mark

1968

15¢

Rent Strikes in New York

Naison, Mark

1967

30¢

Farm Labor Organizing 1905 -1967: a Brief History

National Advisory Committee on Farm Labor

1967

50¢

Joe Hill: IWW Songwriter

Nolan, Dean and Fred Thompson

1979

The Coal Miner's Struggle in Eastern Kentucky

Nyden, Paul

25¢

Working Class Communism: A Review of the Literature

Peterson, Brian

25¢

Soldiers and Strikers

Pinto, Vincent

How Industrial Unionism Was Won: the Great Flint Sit-Down Strike Against General Motors, 1936-37 (Progressive Labor Party Pamphlet)

Progressive Labor

1967

25¢

Assembly Line and Labor, Mystery and Rebellion: The Story of B. Traven

Raskin, Jonah; B. Traven

1966/77

When Southern Labor Stirs: Struggles of Southern Mountain Textile Workers in 1929-30 (Part 4, The Strike at Marion)

Tippett, Tom

40¢

When Southern Labor Stirs: Struggles of Southern Mountain Textile Workers in 1929-30 (Part 1, Introduction)

Tippett, Tom

$1.50

When Southern Labor Stirs: Struggles of Southern Mountain Textile Workers in 1929-30 (Part 2, The Strike at Elizabethton)

Tippett, Tom

25¢

When Southern Labor Stirs: Struggles of Southern Mountain Textile Workers in 1929-30 (Part 3, The Strike at Gastonia)

Tippett, Tom

35¢

Assembly Line (1966); and Labor, Mystery and Rebellion, by Jonah Raskin: The Story of B. Traven

Traven, B.

1966

The Grand Illusion: Trade Unionism and the Left

Weinstein, James

1975

35¢

Racial and Ethnic Divisions

Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race

Allen, Ted

1975

50¢

Class, Race, and Chicano Oppression

Almaguer, Tomas

50¢

Laurel Strike is Broken: Black and White Divided

Analavage, Robert

1968

 The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy of Racism

Baron, Harold

75¢

Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity & I Write What I Like

Biko, Steve

40¢

Black and White Construction Workers Divided by the Bosses

Boston Progressive Labor Party

1970

10¢

The Blast Furnace Brothers (a short story on black/white solidarity at a steel plant)

Copeland, Vincent

$1.00

Black Worker, White Worker

Ignatin, Noel

1972

30¢

Black Workers Set the Pace (in Detroit, about DRUM)

Jacobs, Jim

1969

The AFL and Negro Workers, 1894–1949

Karson, Mark and Ronald Radosh

1968

25¢

Memphis Workers Fight: the City Sanitation Workers’ Strike

Lacey, Fred

1968

30¢

The Women of the Telephone Company

Langer, Elinor

1970

20¢

Our Thing is DRUM: An interview; plus The Midwest and the League, by Jim Jacobs

League for Revolutionary Workers

30¢

Black Brothers Have a Better Idea (Mahwah Strike)

McAfee, Brenda

1969

Blue Ridge: Our Struggle Against Levi-Strauss

Mull, Brenda

10¢

Since When Has Working Been a Crime?: The Deportation of Mexicans Without Paper

Sojourner Truth Organization, 

40¢

On the Job Oppression of Working Women: A collection of articles

Various

20¢

To the Point of Production – An Interview with John Watson of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers / (from the Fifth Estate)

Watson, John

1969

15¢

Inside the Workplace

Fun, Games, Money (GM Workers)

Anonymous

What's Happening to Our Jobs?

Babson, Steve and Nancy Brigham

The Blast Furnace Brothers

Copeland, Vincent 

1973

A Worker's Guide to Direct Action

Industrial Workers of the World

1974

25¢

Women of the Telephone Company

Langer, Elinor

50¢

Fleetwood Wildcat

Lippert, John

Black Monday: How Businesses and Government are Using Civil Rights to Make Other People Pay for Inflation

Pacific Studies Center

1969

20¢

American Labor History: Race and Ethnicity in the Working Class, 

Radical America

10¢

Life in the Factory

Romano, Paul

30¢

On the Job Oppression of Working Women: A collection of articles

Various

20¢

Counter-Planning on the Shop Floor

Watson, Bill

25¢

Unions Against the Workers

Conspiracy in Coal: The Companies and the UMW Against the Workers

Bethel, T.N.

20¢

The Rise and Fall of the Union

Boggs, James

1963

The Threat of Rank-and-File Power and the Assassination of Dow Wilson (Painters Union), 1967, 30¢

Johnson, Eric

1967

30¢

The Hospital Workers: The Best Contract Anywhere?

Langer, Eleanor

1971

20¢

District 65: How a Good Union Goes Bad

Linder ,Walter 

15¢

Aftermath of the 1967 U.A.W. Strike; Sellout and Insurgency in the Auto Industry, 10¢

Linder, Walter 

1968

10¢