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Branch library

If you’re in the Twin Cities General Membership Branch, you have access and are able to check out books from our library, which contains the following:

  • 10 Days That Shook the World by John Reed
  • 1848: the Romantic and Democratic revolutions in Europe by Jean Sigmann
  • A Concise History of the Spanish Civil War by Gabriel Jackson
  • A People’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present by Howard Zinn
  • A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Adjustment in African universities edited by Silvia Federici, George Caffentzis and Ousseina Aidou
  • A Year of Our Lives: a Colliery Community in the Great Coal Strike of 1984-85 edited by David John Douglass
  • The Accumulation of Capital by Rosa Luxemburg
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848 by E.J. Hobsbawm
  • Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters edited by Lincoln Cushing and Timothy W. Drescher
  • The Alderson Story: My Life As A Political Prisoner by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
  • American Labor and the United States Foreign Policy: the Cold War in the Unions from Gompers to Lovestone by Ronald Radosh
  • American Labor Songs of the Nineteenth Century, edited by Philip S. Foner
  • The Anarchist Prince: Peter Kropotkin by George Woodcock and Ivan Avakumovic
  • Anarchists in the Spanish Revolution by Jose Peirats
  • Antonio Gramsci: Selected Cultural Writings edited by David Forgacs and Geofferey Nowell-Smith
  • The autobiography of Big Bill Haywood
  • Black flame: the Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism by Michael Schmidt and Lucien van der Walt
  • Blood In My Eye by George Jackson
  • The breaking of the American social compact by Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward
  • Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  • Bye! American: the labor cartoons of Huck & Konopacki
  • Calling home: an anthology of working-class women’s writings edited by Janet Zandy
  • Cannery women, cannery lives: Mexican women, unionization and the California food processing industry (1930-1950) by Vicki L. Ruiz
  • Capital: Volume I by Karl Marx
  • Capital: Volume II by Karl Marx
  • Capital: Volume III by Karl Marx
  • The case of Joe Hill by Philip S. Foner
  • The case of Sacco and Vanzetti by Felix Frankfurter
  • The CIO challenge to the AFL: a history of the American labor movement (1935-1941) by Walter Galenson
  • City of quartz: excavating the future in Los Angeles by Mike Davis
  • Cochabamba!: water war in Bolivia by Oscar Olivera
  • The communist manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
  • Community of suffering & struggle: women, men and the labor movement in Minneapolis (1915-1945) by Elizabeth Faue
  • The correspondence of Mother Jones edited by Edward M. Steel
  • Dear sisters: dispatches from the Women’s Liberation Movement edited by Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon
  • The dilemma of democratic socialism by Peter Gay
  • Downsize this!: random threats from an unarmed American by Michael Moore
  • End of the line: autoworkers and the American Dream edited by Richard Feldman and Michael Betzold
  • Essential works of Marxism edited by Arthur P. Mendel
  • Ethics: origin and development by Peter Kropotkin
  • Eugene V. Debs: citizen and socialist by Nick Salvatore
  • Eugene V. Debs: spokesman for labor and socialism by Bernard J. Brommel
  • The first Industrial Revolution by Phyllis Deane
  • From sky girl to flight attendant: women and the making of a union by Georgia Panter Nielson
  • The Fur and Leather Workers Union: a story of dramatic struggles and achievements by Philip S. Foner
  • Germinal by Emile Zola
  • Hard-pressed in the heartland: the Hormel strike and the future of the labor movement by Peter Rachleff
  • Heart of darkness & the secret sharer by Joseph Conrad
  • Helen Keller: Her Socialist Years edited by Philip S. Foner
  • History of the labor movement in the United States Volume I: from the colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor by Philip S. Foner
  • History of the labor movement in the United States Volume II: from the founding of the A.F. Of L. to the emergence of American imperialism by Philip S. Foner (2 copies)
  • History of the labor movement in the United States Volume III: the policies and practices of the American Federation of Labor (1900-1909) (2 copies)
  • History of the labor movement in the United States Volume V: the AFL in the progressive era (1910-1915) by Philip S. Foner
  • I love myself when I am laughing: a Zora Neale Hurston reader edited by Alive Walker
  • Ibsen: a collection of critical essays edited by Rolf Fjelde
  • The iron heel by Jack London
  • It didn’t happen here: why socialism failed in the United States by Setmour Martin Lipset and Gary Marks
    John Brown by W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Kohler on strike: thirty years of conflict by Walter. H. Uphoff
  • Labor law for the rank & filer: building solidarity while staying clear of the law by Staughton Lynd and Daniel Gross
  • Labor radical: from the Wobblies to CIO by Len de Caux
  • Labor’s advocate: Eugene Dubs by Iris Noble
  • Labor’s untold story by Richard O. Boyer and Herbert M. Morais
  • The last days of Socrates by Plato
  • Lessons of the Spanish Revolution by Vernon Richards
  • The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, Volume I: Early Years edited by Philip S. Foner
  • The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, Volume III: The Civil War edited by Philip S. Foner
  • The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, Volume IV: Reconstruction and After edited by Philip S. Foner
  • Lines of work: stories of jobs and resistance edited by Scott Nappolos
  • Living inside our hope: a steadfast radical’s thoughts on rebuilding the movement by Staughton Lynd
  • Lockout: the story of the Homestead strike of 1892 by Leon Wolff
  • Malcolm X: the last speeches edited by Bruce Perry
  • May Day: a short history of the international workers’ holiday (1886-1986) by Philip S. Foner (2 copies)
  • Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary (11th edition)
  • Militarism and organized labor: 1900-1913 by Philip S. Foner
  • The Molly Maguires: the true story of labor’s martyred pioneers in the coalfields by Anthony Bimba
  • Mortar: revolutionary journal of Common Cause anarchist organization (Volume 2)
  • The new Russians by Hedrick Smith
  • Nothing in common: an oral history of IWW strikes (1971-1992) edited by John Silvano
  • On the left in America: memoirs of the Scandinavian-American labor movement by Henry Bengston
  • Organize…or starve!: the history of the South African Congress of Trade Unions by Ken Luckhardt and Brenda Wall
  • Out of the jungle: Jimmy Hoffa and the remaking of the American working class by Thaddeus Russell
  • The Palette and the Flame: Posters of the Spanish Civil War, edited by John Pisa
  • Peasant and proletarian: the working class of Moscow in the late nineteenth century by Robert Eugene Johnson
  • The Populist Movement: a short history of the agrarian revolt in America by Lawrence Goodwyn
  • The Poverty of Philosophy by Karl Marx
  • The price of fire: resource wars and social movements in Bolivia by Benjamin Dangl (2 copies)
  • Pudd’nhead #6: Wages So Low You’ll Freak by Mike Pudd’nhead
  • Punching out & other writings by Martin Glaberman
  • The rebel girl: an autobiography, my first life (1906-1926) by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
  • Reminiscences of Marx and Engels edited by Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the C.C., C.P.S.U.
  • Republic by Plato
  • The resistance by Michael Ferber and Staughton Lynd
  • Resource rebels: native challenges to mining and oil corporations by Al Gedicks
  • The rise and fall of the Third Reich: a history of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer
  • Rivethead by Ben Hamper
  • Roll the union on: a pictorial history of the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union by H.L. Mitchell (2 copies)
  • Sabotage in the American workplace: anecdotes of dissatisfaction, mischief and revenge edited by Martin Sprouse
  • See no evil: the true story of a ground soldier in the CIA’s war on terrorism by Robert Baer
  • The silent takeover: global capitalism and the death of democracy by Noreena Hertz
  • Socialism: past and future by Michael Harrington
  • The Socialist Party of America by David A. Shannon
  • The sociology of Marx by Henri Lefebvre
  • Solidarity Forever: an oral history of the IWW by Stewart Bird, Dan Georgakas and Deborah Shaffer
  • Songs of work and protest: 100 favorite songs of American workers complete with music and historical notes by Edith Fowke and Joe Glazer
  • The Spanish Republic and the civil war: 1931-1939 by Gabriel Jackson
  • The Spanish revolution by Stanley G. Payne
  • The state in capitalist society by Ralph Miliband
  • Storefront revolution: food co-ops and counterculture by Craig Cox
  • The story of the CIO by Benjamin Stolberg
  • Strike! (Revised and updated edition) by Jeremy Brecher
  • Talking union by Judith Stephen-Norris and Maurice Zeitlin
  • There is power in a union: the epic story of labor in America by Philip Dray
  • Tolstoy: a biography by Henri Troyat
  • Transforming a rape culture edited by Emilie Buchwald, Pamela R. Fletcher and Martha Roth
  • True lies by Anthony Lappe, Stephen Marshall and Ian Inaba
  • The union steward’s complete guide (2nd edition) edited by David Prosten
  • Uprising: how Wisconsin renewed the politics of protest, from Madison to Wall Street by John Nichols
  • The wages of whiteness: race and making of the American working class by David R. Roediger
  • Walter meets Mack: a Minnesota adventure by Michael Stoesz, illustrated by Allison Healy
  • We are an image from the future: the Greek revolt of December 2008 edited A.G. Schwarz, Tasos Sagris and Void Network
  • When miners march by William C. Blizzard
  • Who killed Karen Silkwood? by Howard Kohn
  • Women and the American labor movement by Philip S. Foner
  • Working: people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do by Studs Terkel
  • World War 3 Illustrated: Confrontational Comics, edited by Scott Cunningham, Sabrina Jones, Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman
  • You can’t be neutral on a moving train: a personal history of our times by Howard Zinn
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