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  1. The Truth Behind the Mack Avenue Fire

    The Truth Behind the Mack Avenue Fire

    The 1993 Mack Avenue fire that resulted in the deaths of seven children on Detroit’s east side, brought the issue of utility shutoffs into the public spotlight. At that time the Workers League, forerunner of the Socialist Equality Party, mounted a campaign to oppose the attempt by authorities to victimize the parents and to expose the social roots of this tragedy Learn More
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  2. A State Murder Exposed: The Truth about the Killing of Joy Gardner

    A State Murder Exposed: The Truth about the Killing of Joy Gardner

    This book examines the case of Joy Gardner, a Jamaican immigrant, who was killed by police in her home in London in 1993. Learn More
    $14.95
  3. Industrial Inferno: The Story of the Thai Toy Factory Fire

    Industrial Inferno: The Story of the Thai Toy Factory Fire

    This is an extraordinary account of the worst factory fire in history - the 1993 blaze at the Kader Industrial Toy Company outside Bangkok, Thailand. One hundred and eighty-eight people - 174 women and 14 men - perished in the fire. Kader workers earned less than $1 an hour making toys for such corporate giants as Toys 'R Us, Hasbro and Tyco. Those who died were trapped in a building with no fire extinguishers or alarms and no fire escape; management had locked the exits. Learn More
    $14.95
  4. Hurricane Katrina: Social Consequences and Political Lessons

    Hurricane Katrina: Social Consequences and Political Lessons

    On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina devastated the American city of New Orleans and other cities and towns along the Gulf of Mexico. Far from being an “act of God,” the destruction wrought by the storm had its origins in the disregard for human life by the capitalist system, which condemned thousands to death, disease and years of homelessness. The articles gathered in this pamphlet examine the sociological roots of this disaster. Learn More
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  5. French Workers in Revolt: A New Stage in the Class Struggle, November-December 1995

    French Workers in Revolt: A New Stage in the Class Struggle, November-December 1995

    On-the-spot report of the strike wave that swept France in November- December 1995 against the attacks on social programs and pensions by the right-wing government of Prime Minister Alain Juppé. Learn More
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  6. Death on the Picket Line: The Story of John McCoy (Perfect Bound)

    Death on the Picket Line: The Story of John McCoy (Perfect Bound)

    An account of the historic struggles of U.S. coal miners, from the mine wars of the early 20th century to the A.T. Massey and Pittston strikes of the 1980s. Names and events indelibly etched in the traditions of the American working class—Sid Hatfield, “bloody” Mingo County, Paint Creek, the armed march on Logan—are brought to life. This is gripping reading.

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  7. Cancer and Industrial Pollution

    Cancer and Industrial Pollution

    Report of the findings of the Workers Inquiry into the Wollongong, Australia Leukemia and cancer crisis. (Bulletin Reader Series pamphlet) Learn More

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  8. The Case of Roger Cawthra: Anatomy of a Labor Frame-Up

    The Case of Roger Cawthra: Anatomy of a Labor Frame-Up

    Roger Cawthra was one of 9,000 bus drivers, mechanics and baggage handlers who went on strike against Greyhound in March 1990. One week into the strike, Cawthra was framed up on bogus charges of firing shots at a scab bus. Learn More
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  9. Human BSE: Anatomy of a Health Disaster

    Human BSE: Anatomy of a Health Disaster

    This book contains the record of the Workers Inquiry into the health crisis caused by BSE/CJD, ("mad cow" disease) convened by the Socialist Equality Party of Britain in May 1997. Learn More
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  10. The Northern Territory Intervention and Rudd's Apology: The Real Agenda

    The Northern Territory Intervention and Rudd's Apology: The Real Agenda

    This pamphlet contains articles and statements from the World Socialist Web Site on the Australian government's military intervention into Aboriginal communities which was based on the pretext of stopping child sexual abuse. Learn More
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