Persons: Labour Movement

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The Autobiography of Mother Jones
Jones, Mary (Mother Jones)
Book
1925
In spite of oppressors, in spite of false leaders, in spite of labor's own lack of understanding of its needs, the cause of the worker continues onward.
Besant, Annie: Connexipedia Article
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Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator, and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. (1847-1933).
Bridges, Harry: Connexipedia Article
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Australian-American union leader in the ILWU, a longshore (dock) and warehouse workers' union on the West Coast, Hawai'i and Alaska. (1901-1990).
Buck, Tim: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Machinist, trade unionists, and a long-time leader of the Communist Party of Canada. (1891-1973).
Buller, Annie: Connexipedia Article
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Union organizer and manager of various Communist Party of Canada (CPC) publications. (1895-1973).
Ron Carey, Militant Union Reformer: Against The Current vol. 138
Anonymous
Article
2009
“Ron Carey was the nation’s most charismatic and successful labor leader as the twentieth century was coming to an end. He will be remembered as a major figure in American labor history on the basis o...
Carr, Shirley: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian union leader who was the first woman president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia Article
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Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Chávez, César: Connexipedia Article
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Mexican American farm worker, labour leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). (19...
Clarke, Tony: Connexipedia: Right Livelihood Award Winner
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Canadian social justice advocate. (Born 1944).
Coaker, William Ford: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Newfoundland union leader and politician and founder of the Fisherman's Protective Union and the Fishermen's Union Trading Co. (1871-1938).
Darcy, Judy: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian trade unionist and president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees from 1991 until 2003. (Born 1950).
Davidson, Joe: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Trade unionist and self describe evolutionary socialist "with the proviso that evolution needed a shove at every opportunity." (1915-1985).
De Leon, Daniel: Connexipedia Article
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American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer. (1852-1914).
De Leon, Daniel: Connexipedia: Entry in Encyclopedia of Marxism Glossary of People
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American socialist newspaper editor, politician, Marxist theoretician, and trade union organizer. (1852-1914).
Evans, Arthur: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Socialist, trade unionist. (1890-1944).
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley: Connexipedia Article
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Labour leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). (1890-1964).
Glaberman, Martin: Connexipedia Article
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An influential American Marxist, teacher, and autoworker. (1918-2001).
Goodwin, Albert (Ginger): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Labour leader, and socialist who inspired the first General Strike in Canada on August 2, 1918 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (1887-1918).
Goodwin, Albert (Ginger): Connexipedia Article
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Canadian labour leader. (1887-1918)
Hartman, Grace: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Canadian labour union activist. (1918-1993).
Haywood, Bill (Big Bill Haywood): Connexipedia Article
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American unionist and communist, one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) (1869-1928).
Hill, Joe: Connexipedia Article
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Swedish-American labour activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. (1879-1915).
Huerta, Dolores: Connexipedia Article
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The co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. (Born 1930).
In Memory of Tim Costello
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2009
Remembering Tim Costello.
Jones, Mary Harris (Mother Jones): Connexipedia Article
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American labour and community organizer, a Wobbly, and a Socialist. (1837-1930).
Larkin, James: Connexipedia Article
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Irish trade union leader and socialist activist. (1876-1947).
Lawson, James: Connexipedia Article
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Theoretician and tactician of nonviolence within the American Civil Rights Movement. (Born 1928).
Little, Frank: Connexipedia Article
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American labour leader who organized miners, lumberjacks and oil field workers. (1879-1917).
Mann, Tom: Connexipedia Article
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British trade unionist. (1856-1941).
Muste, A. J.: Connexipedia Article
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A socialist active in the pacifist movement, the labour movement, and the US civil rights movement. (1885-1967).
Saint John, Vincent: Connexipedia Article
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American labour leader and prominent Wobbly. (1876-1929).
Scargill, Arthur: Connexipedia Article
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British trade unionist and political party leader. (Born 1938).
Thompson, E. P.: Connexipedia Article
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English historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner (1924-1993).
Walter Reuther, 'Social Unionist'
Glaberman, Martin
Article
1996
The book is full of self-serving quotations from Reuther and others that are accepted at face value. There is a very superficial understanding of the auto industry, of life in the union and on the sho...
White, Bob: Connexipedia Article
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Canadian trade unionist. (Born 1935).

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Joyce Maupin, 1914-1998
Boone, Barri
1999
JOYCE MAUPIN, A long-time revolutionary activist and writer and a founder of Union WAGE (Women's Alliance to Gain Equality), died last September 14. Joyce loved to recount the story about “women in li...

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