American Labor & Radicalism
This section includes books (both nonfiction and fiction) as well as ephemera related to labor unions and activism, grassroots political organization in fields such as environmentalism and free speech, and the underground press. Our holdings range from academic historical works and labor-themed novels to original leaflets and pamphlets.
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Hamilton; Toronto: the journal, 1991-2000. Four issues of the autonomist/anti-imperialist journal, very good, 8.5x11 inches. Issues present are 10, 11, 12 and 17, the latter much thicker and spiralbound. Coverage of the LA riots/uprising, the end of the Red Army Fraction, ETA's resumption of armed struggle, and more.
Berkeley: Committee for the American Revolutionary Movement, [197-]. 12p. tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Edited by Al Bari and Elizabeth Bloch, with artwork by Skira. Cover story imagines Batman as a wino, having fallen into despondence after disillusionment with the criminal justice system. Includes the.....
Denver: Renaissance Artists and Writers Association, . Two issues of the staplebound magazine, 32 pages each, some foxing and light handling wear. Progressive arts magazine, including interviews with Holly Near, Mimi Farina, Oh Shinnah and Jose Arguelles, plus poetry, articles and reviews. Issue number four notes that the journal was.....
[New York]: Attica Brigade, . 10x14 inch broadsheet, English on one side and Spanish on the other, horizontal fold, minor toning. Argues that the struggles at the Attica Prison and in Vietnam were part of the same fight; calls on the reader to join the April 22 demonstrations against the.....
Philadelphia: Central Committee of Conscienous Objectors, 2001. 52p., profusely illustrated magazine, very good, but missing the CD that was originally included. With an interview with Michael Franti and other music articles, the Navy's war on Vieques, a critique of Spike Lee, and more.
San Francisco: Black Swan / Avalanche Films, 1985. Six-panel brochure, several small black and white photos, very good. Seeks funds to produce the film about the months of preparations and coalition-building that went into the large demonstration. The Mobilization was supported by the Bay Area Labor Councils, area churches, as.....
Washington DC: DC "Hands off Cuba" Coalition; later the National Network on Cuba, 1991-95. Eleven issues of the newsletter, with updates on efforts to normalize relations and favorable coverage of Cuban current events. Issues present are Vol. 1, no. 3, Vol. 2, no. 2, 3/4, 6; vol. 3 no. 1.....