Notebook of an Agitator: From the Wobblies to the Fight Against the Korean War and Mccarthyism / Edition 3

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Overview

Articles spanning four decades of working-class battles—defending IWW frame-up victims and Sacco and Vanzetti; 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strikes; battles on the San Francisco waterfront; labor's fight against the McCarthyite witch-hunt; and much more.

Preface by Joseph Hansen, photos, glossary, index. Now with enlarged type.

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James P. Cannon (1890-1974) was an American socialist involved with various communist parties over the course of his life, in addition to having been an organizer with the radical union, the Industrial Workers of the World (the Wobblies). Having been expelled from the Communist Party for supporting Leon Trotsky, he later became a founding member and national chairman of the Socialist Workers Party of the United States. This volume collects a selection of Cannon's journalistic writings from over the course of three decades, chronologically ranging from a 1926 Daily Worker article in support of the campaign to save anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti from execution on frame-up charges of robbery and murder to a 1956 tribute to a departed comrade. The writings address a broad range of topics, prominent among them being unions, strikes, Stalinism, the Korean War, crime and punishment, the Catholic Church, and McCarthyism. (Annotation ©2010 Book News Inc. Portland, OR)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873487702
  • Publisher: Pathfinder Press GA
  • Publication date: 7/1/1993
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 490
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 1.04 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2002

    A glimpse at a half century of class struggle in the United States

    This is a wonderful collection of articles written for the socialist press over more than thirty years, and masterful examples of sharp writing that clarifies, educates and inspires. Cannon writes from the midst of workers¿ struggles, from the international defense campaigns to defend victims of capitalist frame-ups, to the powerful strikes of truck drivers, seamen and other workers in the 1930s, from the bloody upheaval of World War II to the subsequent wars of colonial conquest Washington waged in Korea and Southeast Asia. Some of his pieces are biting exposes of the hypocrisy and brutality of capitalist society; others take on big questions of leadership and organization posed to working class activists striving to form militant trade unions and revolutionary political parties. I found particularly compelling Cannon¿s observations on the character and lives of the many militants and leaders of workers struggles he knew and worked with over decades, including Eugene Debs, Big Bill Haywood, Frank Little, Sacco and Vanzetti. And as a counterpart, his biting analysis of labor bureaucrats, and the cops, courts, politicians and bosses of the capitalist class who strive so hard to keep workers enslaved in their profit-driven society.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2002

    Moral Courage of Working Class Fighters

    Cannon paints vivid pictures of people like his friend Frank Little¿a Native American who was lynched after World War I for being an anti-imperialist and a labor organizer. After reading Cannon¿s tribute, Little became one of my heroes. He is a good hero, too--especially today when racist thugs (often with a badge) are targeting Blacks, immigrants and others. These brief journalistic glimpses show that Cannon knew how to write as well as he knew how to fight. Sacco and Vanzetti, Charlie Chaplin, Hiroshima and Jim Crow are among the many topics. But the moral courage of working class fighters in a capitalist world¿some fighters, well-known, others totally obscure¿this is Cannon¿s primary theme

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