[act-ma] 8/3 Dump The Bosses Off Your Backs: Putting Class Struggle Back On The Agenda (Tonight!)

Bill Bumpus wbumpus62 at comcast.net
Thu Aug 3 06:12:30 PDT 2017




*Dump The Bosses Off Your Backs: Putting Class Struggle Back On The Agenda*

*Thursday, August 3 – 6:00 p.m.*

*Somerville Public Library*

*79 Highland Avenue, Somerville*



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    How work and society were organized prior to the rise of capitalism

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    How the wage system was viewed by workers as it arose

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    How workers organized and fought to oppose it, particularly the
    insurrectionary general strikes of 1877, May Day 1886, Pullman,
    Homestead, Lawrence, etc.

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    The Knights of Labor, the IWW, the role and nature of the AF of L
    and the CIO

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    The NLRA and the changes it wrought in the labor movement

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    The terrain since the Patco disaster of 1981

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    How we can recover the ability to fight back



Sponsored by Boston Labor Solidarity Committee (617) 702-2784

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