Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The IWW and Music: Creating a Working Class Counter-Culture

music both as an organising tool and as a means of developing a sense of community. establishment of the IWW in 1905. organise on a national level
The industrial tactic, creating cohesion, would stand together in a strike,etc

organizewomen, unskilled workers, unemployed workers, black workers and immigrants.

a singing union. IWW's songbook was a crucial aid in recruiting new members
building a sense of fellowship, keeping spirits up in hard situations

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