Upon the Backs of Labour

Upon the Backs of Labour

by Arthur J. Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926878065
Publisher: Black Cat Press NJ
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Arthur J. Miller is a welder by trade and has been an active member of the Industrial Workers of the World for over 40 years. He describes himself as "just one working stiff with a rebellious attitude."

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction vii

Author's Introduction ix

Acknowledgments xii

1 Blazing A Path through Reality to Our Dreams 1

2 Because 5

3 Why Do They Take So Much, and Leave Us with So Little? 9

4 We, the Workers 10

5 Riding a Wildcat Down 17

6 Berry Picking in Oregon 21

7 The Legacy of the Bunker Hill Mine 27

8 Truckin' into Reality 51

9 Thinking Like a Worker 59

10 Remembering Old Fiddlin' Dan 65

11 What Ever Happened to the Eight Hour Day? 69

12 The Fate of the New Carissa 87

13 Principles of Labour Solidarity 99

14 Turnaround In Oil 103

15 On Developing Working Class Environmentalism 111

16 On Communication 115

17 A Dinosaur's Tale 117

18 Ralph Chaplin Hanging Out with Chief Leschi In Tacoma 119

19 No One Is Illegal 123

20 May Day 127

21 Working: No More Than a Wage Slave 133

22 Working Class Culture 139

23 An Open Letter to the FBI 157

24 Solidarity 163

25 Maybe We Need a Parasites' Union? 171

26 There Will Be No Separate Peace 175

27 Not One Day Longer 179

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