Monthly Archives: February 2019

Near It But Not In It: Gene Debs and Early Preparation for the IWW (19-03)

When the smoke clears the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), organized in 1905, will emerge as the longest-lived radical organization in American history. Admittedly, the tiny self-described “revolutionary industrial union” still has a couple decades to putter along before … Continue reading

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Publishing a Book (19-02)

I was going to write about Eugene V. Debs and his relationship to the Industrial Workers of the World this week — the first major topic of volume 4 of his selected works reflected in the book’s working title, Red … Continue reading

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Back in the Harness (19-01)

This marks the beginning of the third year of the Debs project. By now I have the preparation cycle pretty well figured out, kicking off research the first week of February and getting into final compilation and writing mode around … Continue reading

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