Saturday, January 20, 2007

The Wobblies!

The Industrial Workers of the World were a labour movement unlike any other in U.S. history, linking everyday demands for better wages, rights at work, and decent housing with a wider, revolutionary, vision of social change. In the course of their struggle members were imprisoned, beaten-up, deported, and murdered. Now an inspiring and moving study of the extraordinary men and women who formed the Wobblies as (the members of the IWW were known) is freely available on streaming video at:

A wide range of musical and experimental films, animation and videos about the Spanish Civil War, Noam Chomsky are also available at the same address.