For years now the only efforts within the NRV to hold the Radford Army Ammunition Plant to account have been based around the concerns of pollution and health risks for those living close to it. Some even adopted the name “patriots” in an attempt to give a sort of “legitimacy” to their efforts. Efforts have … Continue reading Environmental Nationalism, the Radford Arsenal, and Palestine
For Immediate Release April 17, 2021 The New River Valley IWW stands in solidarity with UAW Local 2069 workers at the Volvo plant in Pulaski County and welcomes their decision to strike as of 6:00AM April 17, 2021. We stand in solidarity with our fellow workers as they strive to reach an agreement on basic … Continue reading Statement of Solidarity from the NRV IWW to the Pulaski Workers on Strike at Volvo
Another election cycle, another set of two terrible, evil candidates supported by two evil corporate parties. And yet here we still are as workers without political representation nor a real strategy as to how we build our own independent class power to get our needs met. Many braindead nationalists will respond “wELL wHaT aRe yOu … Continue reading 5 things you can do besides wasting your time to go vote
taking the peoples money while putting students and the community in harms way “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Earlier this week … Continue reading Hemphill, Who You Gonna Get Killed Next?
"I grew up watching 9/11 happen, the invasion of Afghanistan, the antiwar movement leading up to the invasion of Iraq, and the antiwar movement after the invasion of Iraq. These were the largest mobilizations across the globe to stop the buildup of war. These actions did nothing to stop imperialist war and here we are … Continue reading Speech From a Worker at the Antiwar Rally 1/25/20
(editor's note: this is a statement of support from our fellow worker and community member Niki who wanted to the public to know what the New River Tenants Union means for her) The New River Tenants Union was like a godsend! I heard about them from a friend of mine. I reached out to them … Continue reading To The Union!
From Redneck Spring: The commonly understood definition of “redneck” is a backwards, rural, white person. That is not the definition we are referring to when we advocate for the Redneck Spring. As we have stated in the piece “Why May Day and What is it?” we are fighting to reclaim our heritage of resistance and … Continue reading Rednecks and Revolution