The CIO: From reform to reaction
Publisher: Root & Branch
Year Published: 1973
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20877
In popular mythology, the CIO was a revolutionary union in the tradition of the IWW. In actuality, the CIO was created by those opposed to the kind of working class self-activity best embodied in the U.S. by the IWW. This article by E. Jones, from Root & Branch: A Libertarian Socialist Journal (number 6; n.d.; c. 1970s), critiques the CIO's reactionary role in containing class struggle militancy.
Abstract: Published in Root & Branch #4