The film’s most remarkable, and moving, aspect is that its dialogue is carried forward almost entirely by former rank-and-file members of the IWW.
In the strike-turned-lockout, Deere workers showed enormous determination to defend their jobs and living standards, while the UAW did everything to undermine and sabotage their fight.
Tentative agreement announced in Kellogg’s strike
As workers at Kellogg’s plants in the US prepare to vote on the rotten tentative contract agreement being pushed by the BCTGM they should take note of the critical effort to organize workers internationally in defense of jobs and conditions at Kellogg’s that was launched by the International Committee in 1995.
Class struggle watershed
With PATCO, history exposed as unviable and bankrupt a labor movement that based itself on anti-communism, defense of the profit system and nationalism.