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The Phoenix Industrial Workers of the World is a democratic, self-organizing union open to all workers. We organize on the job, in our industries, and in our communities. As we gain better conditions today, we are building an economic democracy for tomorrow. Because we are a member-run, volunteer organization, we depend on our supporters like you.



One Big Union

One Big Union

Charlie Parke January 24, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The Industrial Workers of the World formed in 1905 amid labor struggles for minimum wage, sick pay and eliminating child labor. Rather than attempting to organize one

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FREEPORT: PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE

FREEPORT: PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE

Liisa Wale January 2, 2013 0

By Liisa Wale Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Freeport-McMoRan is a international copper and gold mining company which is headquartered in Phoenix. In 2011 RepRisk listed Freeport-McMoRan as one of the 10 most controversial

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Polarization Past & Present

Polarization Past & Present

J Pierce December 18, 2012 0

By J. Pierce Industrial Workers of the World | www.iww.org Two summers ago, the Phoenix IWW held an event celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Spanish Revolution. That same summer, in visiting a friend,

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Phoenix Cab Drivers: “We’re 21st Century Slaves”

Phoenix Cab Drivers: “We’re 21st Century Slaves”

Chris Jackson August 7, 2012 4

By Chris Jackson Industrial Workers of the World | www.iww.org Imagine yourself as an American slave in the year 1806. After a 17-hour work day you feel exhausted and hopelessly depressed. Unfortunately, you’ll only get about

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