Category Archives: community organizing


The IWW is a member-run union for all workers, a union dedicated to organizing on the job, in our industries and in our communities. IWW members are organizing to win better conditions today and build a world with economic democracy … Continue reading

Posted in Boston GMB, community organizing, Insomnia Cookies Strike & Union Drive | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2 hour picket @ Insomnia Cookies as strike continues, 8/29/13, all fotos by FW Le Le Lechat

Wobblies and allies keep up the pressure on an employer which is facing a strike by workers over lack of break time, sub-minimum wages, and the right to form a union.  

Posted in Boston GMB, community organizing, Sweatshops, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

29th Annual Bread and Roses Festival!

In 1912, a new state law went into effect reducing the work week of women and children from 56 to 54 hours. But because so many women and children worked in the mills, men’s hours were also reduced. When the … Continue reading

Posted in Boston GMB, community organizing, History, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

5/31 Picket Against Racist & Discriminatory Layoffs @ Harvard — Wobblies Back HUCTW Members Under Attack!


Posted in Boston GMB, community organizing, Harvard No Layoffs Campaign, Uncategorized, workplace organizing | Leave a comment

Boston Spring Resistance Blooms

Since late last winter, several months after Occupy Boston was evicted from Dewey Square, the streets of Boston have been alive with the sounds of resistance to austerity and the continued attacks on working people.  Much of the resistance began … Continue reading

Posted in #occupy, Boston GMB, community organizing, Event Reports, Fare Strike, Fare Strike, Harvard No Layoffs Campaign, May Day | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Boston IWW Endorses April 4th National Day of Action for Public Transportation

On April 4th 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.  He was there to support public sanitation workers who were on strike for higher wages and more equitable treatment.   This was part of King’s campaign that same year … Continue reading

Posted in Boston GMB, community organizing, MBTA | Tagged | Leave a comment

Occupy Dorchester

Occupy Dorchester is underway! I’m sure there are some Fellow Workers or other interested readers who’d like to go, so here’s what’s up for now: OCCUPY DORCHESTER GENERAL ASSEMBLIES Every Wednesday, 7-9 pm 1353 Dorchester Avenue Closest T stop: Fields … Continue reading

Posted in #occupy, community organizing, fey's column | Leave a comment