Minneapolis teamsters in 1934 knew something we should remember — police enforce the ruling class's unjust order.
Bryan D. Palmer is the author of Revolutionary Teamsters: The Minneapolis Truckers’ Strikes of 1934 and co-author of the forthcoming Toronto’s Poor: A Rebellious History.
The working class has always been divided by varying forms of dispossession. Its strength lies in its collective power.
The radical teamsters of Minneapolis showed what democratic unionism looks like.