Preamble of the Industrial Workers of the World (1908)

1840-1945, Capitalism, Date, Defining the Enemy, Subjectives of Refusal, Workers

The Industrial Workers of the World is a worker-led union advocating for and working towards direct action, democracy in the workplace, and unionism. This preamble to their constitution updated their mission and struggle.

“Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of the world organize as a class, take possession of the means of production, abolish the wage system, and live in harmony with the Earth.”

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