ELEPHIND.COM search the world's historical newspaper archives
From:  To: 
click here to view elephind tips
Elephind Tips
To find items containing all the words:
John Quincy Adams
Simply type the words:
John Quincy Adams
To find items containing the exact phrase:
John Quincy Adams
Put the phrase in quotes:
"John Quincy Adams"
To find either of the words:
president, congressman
Type OR between the words:
president OR congressman
For more tips take a look at the search tips page.
bubble pointer to elephind tips
click here to subscribe our mailing list
Search limited to
Clear all
Title: Direct Action Delete search filter
Elephind.com contains 4,114 items from Direct Action, samples of which are listed below. All items from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com.
4,114 results
Unemployment. ITS CAUSE, EFFECT, CURE; AS DIAGONISED, OBSERVED, AND PROPOSED BY THE I.W.W. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Unemployment. , 2' A ; J-=3- ? O ? c. ITS CAUSE, EFFECT, CURE ; AS DIAGONISED, OBSERVED; AND PROPOSED BY THE I.W.W. (Leaflet No. 15, issued by I.W.W. Local Union j.i5, Detroit, liich., U.S.A.; Fellow Workers : Jutost likely the idea you have formed about the Industrial Workers of the World is. the result of misinformation received from other sources than ,the I.W.W. itself, or perhaps you arrived at a wrong conception by looking at our movement from a standpoint prejudiced from the start and by a method of reasoning faulty to the end. The purpose- of this leaflet is to state briefly facts concerning you as a wage worker ; to .explain the cause, effect and cure for unemployment of men knowing how, willing and anxious to produce wealth for society as a whole, and who ,in return have only the 'right of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness' on a scrap of paper, without the time and means to actually enjoy them as individual citizens. We trust to your common sense to give this leaflet ...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SUNDAY MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

SUNDAY MEETINGS. The meeting in the Domain, Sydney, on Sunday afternoon last was a great success. Many of the P.L.L. delegates vreie present, and a few of the shining lights of the Trades Hall. Much liter ature was sold, and the papers also went with, a swing. At night a large meeting was held at Bathurst-street, where the audience was adrossed by F. W. Grant, and over the crowd marched to the Hall singing their songs. F. W. Glynn addressed a crowded meeting in the Hall. The lecturer out lined crisply and clearly the basis of modern society, and stressed the utter impotency of Parliament and other in stitutions, in emancipating the work ing classes. F. W. Mrs. Sullivan was in the chair. Questions terminated a memorable day's propaganda.

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Might is Right [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Might is Right Might was Right when Caesar bled upon the stones of Rome, Mine was Right when Joshua led his hordes o'er Jordan's foam, And Might was Eight when German troops poured down through Paris gay; It's the Gosptl of the Ancient World, and the Logic of To-Day. Behind all Kings and Presidents — all Governments and Law, Are army -corps and cannoneers — to hold the world in awe. And sword strong races own the earth and ride the Conqueror's car — And LIBERTY has ne'er been won except by deeds of war. What are the lords of hoarded gold — the silent Semite rings? What are the plunder patriots — high-pontiffs, priests, and kings? What are they but bold master-minds, best fitted for the frayj Who comprehend and. vanquish by the Logic of To-Day. Cain's knotted club is sceptre still — the Rights of man is fraud; Christ's ethics are for creeping things — true manhood smiles at 'God,' For Might is Right when empires sink in storm of steel and flame ; And it is KJ.UJAT wnen weaKimg oreeas...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

LETTER. A letter containing dues card, ad dressed to F. W. Jim Gray at Mildura. has- been returned to headquarters. Will F. W. Gray please send his ne\r address.

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The I.W.W. Preamble. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

The I.W.W. Preamble. ? o ? ? The woi'king class and the employing class have nothing in common. I There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among mil- I lions of working people, and the few who make up the employing class I have all the good things of life. I Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of fl the world organise as a class,, take possession of the earth and the ma- ? ehirery of production, and abolish the wage system. I We find that the centreing of the management of industries into ? fewei* and fewer hands makes the trade unions unable to cope with the H ever-growing power of the employing class. The trade unions foster a ? state of affairs which allows one set of workers to lie pitted against fl another set of workers in the same industry, thereby helping to defeat . ? one another in wa^e wars. Moreover, the trade unions aid the employ- ? ing class to mislead the workers into the belief that the working class ? have interests i...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WHAT I BELIEVE. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

WHAT I BELIEVE. I believe that men who work all day long, and don't know what for, are fools. I believe that to work 2 hours a day is quite sufficient, because a plute doesn't work at all, and lives in opu lence. I believe that the village blacksmith whose- muscles 'stand out like iron hands' must have a brain as dull as iron. I believe in 'free beer,' because at tending church is free. Both, it seems, are potent factors in bemud dling the worker. I believe in robbing the boss while he is not looking, because he robs you while you are looking. I believe in leading the simple life, because I hare to. I believe that a fair day's wages for a fair day's work is rot, because a labor politician gets a fail* day's wages for feathering his own nest. I believe that 'brevity is the soul of wit,' since I will conclude. NIL DESPERANDTJM.

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
May Day, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

May Day, 1915.; ? * ? Once again the day of labor mili tant is with us, the day of working lIilss unity, proletarian solidarity. in reviewing the events of the past rear, we can well assume that the vanguard of the working class army —the Industrialists — are growing in number and in influence. The gigantic European conflict has taught many of the sentimentalists of yester-year a sharp lesson. It has Ijoriie out the argument of the I.W.W., viz., that talk, and inilk and water nfoiniist parties play no part in re sisting and nullifying the machinations of the entrenched plutocracy. Nay, more. We see them traitorously be traying the very class they claim to represent, by acting as bell wethers in reuniting working class fodder for the guns of the ruling class. The Internationa] has collapsed. It only existed in a world of platitudes. Jla.ved upon bourgeois sentiment, the moment it had an opportunity to prove us worth, it collapsed like a house of cards. The fiery revolutionary in tell...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
To the Members. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

To the Members. Well, fellow workers, here's 'the May Day issue. I think that you'll agree with me that she is something for the I.W.W. to be proud of. The only pity is that 'Direct Action' cannot be con verted at present into a permanent eight page paper. Still, however, it is just as soon as some of the apathetic, and dilatory membership take a tumble to themselves. We must, at least, have another five or six hundred circulation. That ought to be easy, seeing that we gained 1000 in the past five months. Of course, being an optimist, I pro mised you a weekly paper in May, but that was on the condition YOU did your bit. And-YOU were t little slack, or perhaps you thought that 'good old George' would do it. Now I want to see the subs rolling in, and the bundles climbing up. The production of the paper depends upon the Press Commit tee, the sales and subs depend on the membership. Another thing I want to touch upon is the weary way in which some locals send in their accounts. They sho...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

etary. ld- 43 :iaidc. r etary Cas S.W. etary Palacc Bro etary rcnce- rciary 3elliue Secre ?11. 17 City, rctary , 'Mi- , Bris rctary V.'ard' billips, Cham id. . Kear, ?as St., H. F. nsurcr, -street, ncs, per k. paper :, bound Lafar n Lewis, peeches , 1/ , pap' Rogers, : Karl ;. Sd. ., paper , pap* , paPer ce, 6d. , bound ipcr 3d. second :e, 3d. ure and per 3d. : Pease, Villianis, ring tii* n, Price : Price, apital1': E.J-B. Ion, 2A r 2d. Costo! per id. Marx. Traut kenthal, JohOi tif of tb; « Wo* irniafl a

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

!{ Sirect Action (Ml d5^^®^% \®\ OFFICIAL ORGAN Of the INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF fl THE WORLD. (Australian Administration). Offioe:— 330 Castlereagh St., Sydney Australia. EDITOR: TOM BARKER. MANAGER: E. A. GIFFNEY. Matter for publication on.'y should be adtirossed te the Editor. Other matter to the Manager. Subscription, 2/- per year. Special Terms on Bundle Orders. HEADQUARTERS I.W.W. (AustraSia): 330 CASTLEREACH ST., SYDNEY. CENERAL HEADQUARTERS— 164 W. Washington St., Chicago, : HI., U.S.A .

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
List of Locals in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

list of Locals in Australia. ? * — Adelaide Local No. i: Secretary- j Treasurer, S. G. Drummond, 43 I Charles-street, Unley, Adelaide. I S.A. 1 Sydney Local No. a: Secretary I Treasurer, J. Attreed, 330 Cas- j tlercagh-street, Sydney, N.S.W. § Broken Hill Local No. 3 : Secretary- | Treasurer, E. J. Kiely, Palace | Buildings, Sulphide-street, Bro- | ken Hill, N.S.W. j Port Piric Local No. 4: Secretary- | Treasurer, G. Kiepert, Florence- f 1 street, Port Pirw, S.A. I Frcmantle Local, No. 5, becretary- S ! Treasurer, N. Jeffrey, 47 Belliue | j Terra.ce, l-'remauUc, U.A. jj| JBoulder City Local No. 6: Secre- | tary -Treasurer, M. Sawtell, 17 | Wittenoom-street, Boulder City, || W.A. IS ?Brisbane Local No. 7 : Secretary- gj I Treasurer, C H. Anlczark, 'Mi- ft I mi,' Criob-street, Milton, Bris- | i bane, Q. | Melbourne Local No. 8: Secretary- jff I Treasurer, N. Rancie, 13 Warci- J| I street, South Melbourne, V. Jf ? N.Z. LOCALS. (J Auckland Local No. 1 : G. Phillips, | Secy. Treasurer, K...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Trade Union Messiahs. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Trade Union Messiahs. *??? n ? The methods adopted by the Messiahs of the trade union movement are varied. Like the Creator, they move in a mysterious way their wonders to perform. The heavens burst, and the earth trembles at their cries of 'Solidarity means victory,' United we stand, divided we fall,' etc. They de light in the blare of trumpets and the display of gaudy colored banners, v/eli-knowmg that such an exhibition of martial blaze will arouse the curiosity of a large number of down-trodden toilers and convert them into jingo-fiiled fanatics. All this is but an exploitation of the altruistic barbarism of man, an appeal to the superstitious instincts inherited from our savage ancestors, who loved empty pomp and glory. Once the desired effect has been produced by this appeal to primitive passion, the trade union despot swoops down upon his prey, and, in the name of 'solidarity' and 'unity,' affixes the trade union label. Then the worker, having passed his examination — or rath...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Reasons For Ignoring Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Reasons For Ignoring Parliament A great deal of time ia taken up by the various working class organisa tions in discussions regarding the real and definite attitude we should adopt in order to further the progress of the workers' movement, and, more impor tant still, to hasten its progress. Without wasting any time by review ing the Trades Union movement in its earlier stages (which we must agree was far more- satisfactory many years ago owing to the mode of production than it is to-day, owing to the same cause), let us confine our investiga tions to events of the present, which have evolved out of years of agitation and hard struggling. Trades Unionism, I venture to cay, admitted its defeat and its futility as a movement alone th* very day it sent members into Parliament House, and looked to those members for aid. Now, what is the result? The various State Parliaments have at different periods been conducted by a majority of mem bers who were selected by working class organisations...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Why the A. W. U. Cannot Become an Industrial Union. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Why the A. W. U. Cannot Become an Industrial Union. By Alex. George. Now that the One Big Union idea of the I.W.W. and its scientific methods of industrial organisation are being accepted by the militant majority of the Australian workers, there has arisen a gang of trait union fakirs and political opportunists, who realise that, with the further growth of this new and virile labor union, their power as privileged, sociai parasites, is doomed, along with their comfortable positions and fat salaries, also to still further use the workers as voting mules, and to swell their political war chests, they are attempting' to further mislead and delude tlie workers of Mm country by declaring that they, the fakirs, also are attempting to build up One Big Union, therefore, there is no necessity for an outside movement to do so. Chief among these are the officials and politicians who comprise me ruling oociy oi uie a.w.u. lney arc declaring through their j;res.s and on the platform, that craft ...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Organ of the Australian Administration Industrial Workers of the World. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

The Organ of the Australian Administration Industrial Workers of the World. War and the Worker.

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Literature in Stock. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

I ijiterature in \ Stock. Cautal: Karl Marx, 3 volumes, per |§, 2 vol. 8s. VM-, IWar, What For: G. Kirkpatrick, paper \^ U cover, Price 2s. ad. ). f £? 'jValue Price and Profit : Marx, bound j | - ''? 2s, paper 6d. \fe- The Evolution of Property: Lafar- gf i gue, bound 2s. ?.'] £.' Tho Militant Proletariat: Austiu Lewis, ||l bound 2s. ;,1 lEttor's and Giovannitti's Speeches \-'^ From the Dock: Price, 1/-. Hf^i The New Unionism: Tridon, papet ;;;? is 8d. ?)h; Wurk and Wages: Thorold Rogers, ^- paper cover,. Price Is. 8d. ih\ ~~, Mrst Nino Chapters of Capital: Karl j-|f ilarx, paper cover, Price Is. 8d. J||- Sabotage : Pouget, bound 2s, paper ;;j^ ; is. :y|t, Mr. Block Cartoons: Rilbe, paper ^] One Big Union: Trautmann, paper |-p? 6d. ill Communist Manifesto: Price, 6d. *?ftj Right to be Lazy : Laf argue, bound ^;|g- 2s, paper 6d. Jp; Sabotage: W. C. Smith, paper 3d. fjpi New Australian Song Book: second .|jff edition; 32 songs. Price, 3d. \|K:: I.W.W. : History, Structure and . $%% M...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Free Speech Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Free Speech Fund. Already acknowledged, £7/15/10* ; Anon, 1/ ; £. Coombes, 3/; C. Wend ler, 2/0; Anon, 3/; Member, 2/6; T. Mc-Millau (Wodgar), 10/; Total, £8 17/10*. Payments to date. — Forwarded par F. W. Lane for Free Speech Commit tee, £1/12/; J. It. Wilson, £1; D. Grant, £1 ; F. W. Williams, 7/ ; F. W. West, 7/; F. W. Ziuiiuer, 10/6; F. W. Wilton, 7/; F. W. O'Brien, 7/; F. W. Kcstor, 3/; W. Goldsmith, 5/; A. Biown, 3/; 4 meals at 9d, 3/; D. Nord, o/ ; J. Williams, 5/; J. Wilson, 5/; fci. West, 3/; M. McCool, 10/; Total expenditure, £7/12/6. Cash in hand, £1/5/4*. T. BARKER, Secretary.

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Combinations. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Combinations. 'Solidarity' is the official organ of the I.W.W. in North America. It is full of strike news, tactics, and inter esting artcles on Industrial Unionism. No industrialist can afford to be with out it. It ought to have a circulation of at least 2000 in Australia. It will be posted from this office for 6s. 6d. per year. In conjunction with 'Direct Action' the two will cost 8s. per year posted. uoios iruaa is a itussian indus trialist weekly published in New York. It contains favourable articles on the I.W.W. Every Russian worker should read it. The yearly subscription is 6/6 In conjunction with 'Direct Action,' the two papers will be sent for one year for 8/ to any address in Australia. 'II Proletario' is the I.W.W. Ital ian weekly published in the U.S.A. It will cost 6/6 per year posted, or 8/ in conjunction with 'Direct Action.' Address, Lit. Secretary, 330 Castle, reagh Street. Sydney, N.S.W. A thousand subs, means a weekly 'Direct Action.'

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS ON SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS ON SALE. (All the works published BcTow, al though not oiiidally endorsed as a whole by the organisation, can be ob tained lrorn the Literature Secretary, I.W.W.. Local, No. '2, 330 Castlereagh sirect. Sydney. Cash must accompany all orders.) Title. Capital. Vol. 1., The Process of Capitalist Production (Marx) .. S». Capital, Vol. JL, The Process of Circulation of Capital (Marx) .. St. Capital, Vol. 11.. The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole (Marx) .. ? 8«. Woman and Socialism, the classic work on this subject, revised, enlarged, and newly translated (Jicbcl) . ? 6s. Ancient Society, the greatest and most revolutionary book on pri mitive man (Morgan) ? flte. The Positive Outcome of Philo sophy, also in the same volume Letters on Logic and the Nature of Human Brain Work (Dietz gui) . . ...... ..__ ? 4a. Landmarks or Scientific Socialism (Anti-Duehringj. Contains the most important portions of the larger work from which Socia lism, Utopian and Scientific ...

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
No title [Newspaper Article] — Direct Action — 1 May 1915

Mr. Meagher, Jate president of th© N.S.W. P.L.L., aud Speaker- of the State Parliament, declares himself as a revolutionist, and states that the only hope of the working class is a gigantic union oi the working class. The I.W.W. must bo making some ini prcbhion these days. The only trouble will b.e when we are allotting Mr. : Mo.-ighur ilia position in the O.B.U. : Bui probably by that time the boat will have ceased lo have any use for Parliament, even as a side-track, and ? turned over the surplus value to th. ! patriotic iund. j

Publication Title: Direct Action
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
x
Loading...
x
x