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Teamster Rebellion: District 3 Reading Discussion Group
May 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Short URL: https://seattledsa.org/?p=15355
Join District 3 members to discus Chapters 4-7 of Teamster Rebellion.
“Teamster Rebellion” is the dynamic story of one of the most important strikes in modern labor history, from one of the main organizers. The Teamsters strike in Minneapolis in 1934 was an all out war between the workers and the entire ruling class, their corporate media, armed thugs, and the police. The National Guard was even mobilized! And the union drive and strike was led by socialists! And the workers won! Their victory set the standard for militancy, rank and file democracy, and how socialists can effectively engage in the labor movement, and more! And the gains they won inspired other enormous gains for working people through struggle and, not for nothing, the contract they won set the standard for the next 70 years! This struggle is rich with lessons for us now as we enter a period that will be inflamed with the potential to build the socialist movement!
Here is the link to a PDF of the book: https://b-ok.cc/book/2226373/5d5e69