Industrial Workers of the World/ɪndˈəstriəlwˈərkərzəvðəwərld/Listen
Industrial Workers of the World
A former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I. Synonyms:I.W.W., IWW.
"Industrial Workers of the World" Quotes from Famous Books
... capitalists, but also to carry on production when capitalism shall have been overthrown. By organizing industrially we are forming the structure of the new society within the shell of the old.—Preamble of the Industrial Workers of the World. ... — Communism and Christianism - Analyzed and Contrasted from the Marxian and Darwinian Points of View • William Montgomery Brown