Martin Glaberman

Radical America #09.01: Current economic crisis

Constituent articles:

- Changes in world capitalism and the current crisis of the U.S. economy (MacEwan, Arthur)
- Black cats, white cats, wildcats auto workers in Detroit (Glaberman, Martin)
- Niggermation in auto company policy and the rise of Black caucuses (Georgakas, Dan Surkin, Martin)
- Poetry (Flanigan, B. P.)
- Motown ... and the heart attack machine (Wovoka)

Radical America #06.02: Alternative education project, Mar.-Apr. 1972

Constituent articles:

- Introduction
- The textile industry keel of southern industrialization (Boyte, Harry)
- Radicalization of Quebec trade unions (Black Rose Books Editorial Collective)
- The general strike (Chartrand, Michel)
- Reflections on organizing (Truth, Sojourner)
- Factory songs of Mr. Toad (Glaberman, Martin)
- Work in America the rubber factory (George, Ed Paul, Jeff)

Letter from Marty Glaberman to Zerowork

A critical letter from Martin Glaberman in 1977 to one of the Zerowork collective about the journal and its politics. introduction

Punching out - Martin Glaberman

Seminal text by Marty Glaberman detailing his experiences of wildcat strikes and union policing of the workforce during the heyday of the UAW in Detroit's auto factories.

Not long ago two men in a Detroit auto plant were discussing their steward. Both had known him for long years. They had worked together in the same department when the shop was unionized in 1937. None of them were very active in the union but all three were among the first to join.

For a new workerism: Glaberman, Weir and Lynd

Alex Erikson reviews “Punching Out” by Marty Glaberman, “Singlejack Solidarity” by Stan Weir, and “Wobblies and Zapatistas” by Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic.

“Politics is millions.” So says Comrade Lenin. And for once, I agree with Lenin. Politics begins not with hundreds, not with thousands of people but with millions.

Unions and black liberation - Martin Glaberman

A critical review by Martin Glaberman of the book, The Negro and the American Labor Movement. Originally appeared in Radical America (September-October 1968)

The Negro and the American Labor Movement, Julius Jacobson, editor. Garden City, New York: Anchor Books, 1968. 1+3o pp., $1.75 (pbk).

Martin Luther King, Jr

A short article by Martin Glaberman about MLK's legacy of nonviolent tactics.

Martin Luther King rose to national prominence as a Negro leader as a consequence of a particular mass struggle, the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Voices from the rank and file: remembering Marty Glaberman and Stan Weir

a month before oakland general strike

Staughton Lynd remembers two socialists who wrote extensively about life on the job and struggles at work, Martin Glaberman and Stan Weir.

have been asked to say a few words about Marty Glaberman and Stan Weir. It may be that the request is prompted in part by recent events on the West Coast waterfront. I have followed those events with interest, but I am not there and I have not had an opportunity to talk with participants.

Wartime strikes: The struggle against the no-strike pledge in the UAW during World War II - Martin Glaberman

Martin Glaberman's examination of American car industry workers wildcat strike wave, despite their own union's no strike pledge, during World War 2.

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The Left in the Detroit Labour Movement - Martin Glaberman

Martin Glaberman reviews - and contests the accuracy and honesty of - two books on the Detroit union movement.

Christopher H. Johnson, Maurice Sugar: Law, Labor, and the Left in Detroit, 1912-1950 (Detroit: Wayne State University Press 1988).

Margaret Collingwood Nowak, Two Who Were There: A Biography of Stanley Nowak (Detroit: Wayne State University Press 1989).