Colin Bossen

Chicago Couriers Union: a lesson for IWW solidarity union organizers

Arrow messengers during a work stoppage in 2005. (Source: Industrial Worker)

An in-depth article by Colin Bossen, about the IWW affiliated Chicago Couriers Union, which modeled itself off of a conception of 'solidarity unionism'.

For the long haul

A column by Colin Bossen about long term IWW membership.

Expanding your congregation of Fellow Workers - Colin Bossen

An article by Colin Bossen about membership growth and how the IWW might deal with it.

In November we remember

An article by Colin Bossen about the IWW's decline and if there are lessons to learn from that period today.

Towards an organizational theory?

A reflection of how far the IWW has come in the last 13 years, and what might be still needed.

Responses to 'Sowing the Seeds"

Two letters to the Industrial Worker about a piece called 'Sowing the Seeds of Workers Power'

It takes more than direct action

Colin Bossen talks about 3 different organizing campaigns he's been a part of and why the succeeded or failed.