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Nov/Dec Issue!

Speech given by a member of Just Housing at the 2019 International Workers’ Day event in Olympia.

Good evening everyone, happy International Workers Day! I’m Uncle Jamie from Just housing, I’m a homeless advocate and a homeless person. And I can tell you from experience that it can be difficult to find work when you’re… Read More

New Issue of The Line!

International Workers’ Day

Come celebrate International Workers’ Day with us! This past year labor has been fighting back! From the teachers rebellion in the education industry to the recent United Electrical Workers strike in Pennsylvania. Lets continue to make May 1st… Read More

Displacement in the name of safety

After a long pause in enforcement against camping, the City of Olympia is resuming the practice of sweeping encampments on public property, particularly those which are most visible and near downtown. The city originally halted its practice of… Read More

PCS cancels contract. OlySol Wins!

Pacific Coast Security (PCS) has canceled its contracts with the downtown businesses that were being organized through the Olympia Downtown Association (ODA). As we reported in a previous issue, PCS was operating what they inappropriately called “safety teams”,… Read More

Official Tent Cities Come to Olympia

In mid July, the Olympia City Council declared a state of emergency regarding the recent growth of the houseless population in the city, or rather, the growing visibility of houseless people. There are indeed more houseless people in… Read More

Olympia, Wa – September 22nd & 23rd: IWW Organizer Training 101 “Building The Committee”

Education. Emancipation. Organization. Interested in organizing your workplace? Interested in worker’s rights? Interested in a better world? Come to the Organizer Training 101 hosted by the Olympia IWW, and learn the basic skills for creating better working conditions…. Read More

Summer Labor Concert in the Park!

Join on us on Saturday July 28th at 6pm in Sylvester Park for a day of music, fun, and food! A 10$ donation is appreciated but none will be turned away!  Please see this for more info on… Read More

Tacoma Wobblys charter a new Branch!

We wish to congratulate our fellow workers in Tacoma upon the chartering of their new General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World.  This is the first step in a long march towards a better world!