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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Cambridge: 100 Flowers Bookstore, 1975. Magazine. 16p. includes covers, 8.25x10.25 inches, articles, reviews, photos, news, very good newsletter in pastebound wraps. Bookshop review of books. Cover story on Tillie Olsen's "Yonnondio" Also articles on a meeting of collectives, open marriage and Burt Alpert's "Inversions" NOTE: This is not the Maoist.....
New York: New School for Social Research, 1944. Single issue of the student publication from the New School; 22p., staplebound magazine format on toned paper. Includes a four-page article on the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by Ruth Karpf, Isaiah Loason's short story "The Pantheist's Boots," and more.
Philadelphia: Workers Books, . Hardcover appointment calendar with white plastic comb binding, very good. Two to four pages per week, profusely illustrated with black and white photos and text describing domestic and international labor history events, along with paeans to Mao, Lenin, Stalin, Marx, Engels, etc. Issued by a group.....
Berkeley, CA: A.J. Lipnosky Memorial Tenants' Union, [ca. 1973]. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet printed both sides, fold creases and some yellowing. Notfound in OCLC. Newsletter for tenants of properties owned by Andy Lipnosky. Lists various problems his tenants have had, urges a strong united front to force repairs, rent deductions.....
New York: A. J. Muste Memorial Institute, n.d. [mid-1980s]. 51p., staplebound upright 9x3.8 inch wraps, very good. A. J. Muste Memorial Institute essay series, no. 8. Includes: On wars of liberation / War Resisters' International -- Gandhi on violent struggles / Devi Prasad -- Revolutionary violence: a dialogue on Central.....
n.p. Indigenous Action Media, 2014. 10p., 5.5x8.5 inches, unstapled, stated version 2 - 5/02/2014. Pamphlet stating the case for direct action in pro-indigenous struggles, with supporters casting themselves as active accomplices rather than "allies" co-opting decolonization. General anarchist perspective.