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The dead insist on living; a play in six scenes
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The dead insist on living; a play in six scenes

By Waldman, Seymour

New York: Gotham House, 1933. Hardcover. 157p., front. (by Reginald Marsh), first edition, very good hardcover, lacking dj. Proletarian play about unemployment, ending with the unemployed marching on city hall led by a 'party worker.'.

$60.00

The Rights of the Unemployed: A Socialist Approach
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The Rights of the Unemployed: A Socialist Approach

By Grey, Anne

Nottingham: Spokesman for European Labour Forum, 1996. Pamphlet. 40p., 5.75x8.25 inches, staplebound pamphlet, very good condition. Socialist Renewal pamphlet No. 7.

$12.00

Hard Times. PCS papers number 3
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Hard Times. PCS papers number 3

San Francisco: Pacific Counseling Service, 1971. 11p., staplebound pamphlet, minor foxing. Anti-capitalism tract by PCS, whose primary function was to provide information, assistance and group support to G.I.s opposed to the Vietnam War.

$20.00

Capitalist Crisis and Unemployment
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Capitalist Crisis and Unemployment

By Revolutionary Workers League

Chicago: Revolutionary Workers League, 1938. Pamphlet. 12p., 4 x 6 inches, wraps, evenly toned, small stains on front and rear wraps, else good condition. "The largest left wing split from the Trotskyist Workers Party (WP2) which left the party mainly as a protest against the latter's impending entry into the Socialist Party in 1936. Headed by Hugo Oehler and Thomas Stamm, it was also known as the Stamm-Oehler or the Oehler group. Many of its members split away from it (usually on the left) and formed or joined other splinters." *Goldwater p. xiii. Sidney Lens was involved with this group for many years. Oehler and Stamm split in 1938, this pamphlet is from Oehler's group.

$35.00

War and Unemployment
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War and Unemployment

By Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Washington DC: the League, [193-?]. Four-panel brochure, 6.25x9.5 inches, handling wear, closed edge tears, paperclip mark on rear cover. Discusses the economic impact of WWI, illustrated with small maps.

$30.00

Stop the cuts in unemployment benefits [handbill]
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Stop the cuts in unemployment benefits [handbill]

New York: NY-NJ United Workers Organization, 1977. 8.5x14 inch flyer, printed both sides, minor toning. Promotes a national demonstration in Washington DC on March 5. Also included is a flyer issued after the March 5 event, with some toning and edge chipping. The NY-NJ United Workers Organization was affiliated with UWOC, a Revolutionary Communist Party organization.

$20.00

Social insurance
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Social insurance

By Burnham, Grace M.

New York: International Publishers, 1932. 31p., staplebound pamphlet, minor edgewear. Includes a proposal for unemployment insurance. *Seidman B736 International pamphlets no. 11.

$12.00

76 March for Jobs / Washington DC April 3 / NCFIU [pinback button]
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76 March for Jobs / Washington DC April 3 / NCFIU [pinback button]

By National Coalition to Fight Inflation and Unemployment (NCFIU)

New York: Mfg. by NG Slater, 1976. 1.75 inch diameter pin.

$17.00

Unemployment and the mechanical man
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Unemployment and the mechanical man

By Maurer, James H.

Boston: Socialist Party of Massachusetts, 1932. Four-panel brochure, 6x9 inches, paper browned, pencil notes on front panel, a few minor closed tears. Cover cartoon of a giant robot sweeping workers aside, captioned "Is the Robot to be owned and managed for profit - or for human welfare? By the capitalists - or the people?" Undated, but notes that Maurer was running for vice president on the Socialist ticket; this and other bits of context indicate a date of 1932.

$45.00

The spatial distribution of some social problems in the Belfast urban area
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The spatial distribution of some social problems in the Belfast urban area

By Boal, Frederick Wilgar; Paul Doherty; D G Pringle

[Belfast-?]: Northern Ireland Community Relations Commission, 1974. vii, 132 pages, plastic comb binding, 12x8.5 inches; upper left corner of the front cover and first two pages have been torn at the spine and fold-creased. Analysis of the distribution of issues such as unemployment and child mortality; includes maps.

$20.00

The dead insist on living; a play in six scenes
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The dead insist on living; a play in six scenes

By Waldman, Seymour

New York: Gotham House, 1933. Hardcover. 157p., front. (by Reginald Marsh), first edition, very good condition in a good only dj with chipping on the edges, closed tears and old non-archival tape "repairs" on verso, recent price sticker placed by some retrobate bookseller on front flap (front panel is the Reginald Marsh illustration). Proletarian play about unemployment, ending with the unemployed marching on city hall led by a 'party worker.'.

$95.00

A job ain\'t the answer
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A job ain't the answer

By National Organization for an American Revolution

Philadelphia: NOAR, 1981. Four-page 7x8.5 inch brochure, rubberstamp of the Lexington, KY branch of NOAR at the end, vertical fold crease, otherwise very good. The group was founded by James and Grace Lee Boggs. They argued that, although a revolution would one day take place, the immediate goal of activists should be to empower and cultivate leaders among their ranks "so that we can stop seeing ourselves as victims and start exercising the power within us to control our own destiny.

$15.00

Digging for a new England, the co-operative farm for unemployed men
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Digging for a new England, the co-operative farm for unemployed men

By Hoyland, John S.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. Hardcover. 224p., first edition, minor edge wear, corners slightly bumped else good condition.

$20.00

Unemployed Councils in St. Petersburg in 1906
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Unemployed Councils in St. Petersburg in 1906

By Malyshev, Sergei

San Francisco: Proletarian Publishers, n.d.. Pamphlet. 50p., staplebound pamphlet, version with plain text cover, 5.5x8.25 inches. Reprint of the original pamphlet.

$10.00

Dismissals why?  A question which concerns all  ...  Mass meeting in Stuyvesant High School
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Dismissals why? A question which concerns all ... Mass meeting in Stuyvesant High School

By Joint Action Committee

New York: Joint Action Committee, 1935. Four panel brochure, 5.5x8.5 inches, all text, paper toned else very good condition. Protest the firing of social workers that were organizing. Joint Action Committee include: Ass'n of Workers in Social Agencies, Ass'n of Federation Workers, Home Relief Bureau Employes Ass'n, Brooklyn Ass'n of Federation Workers, Central Registration Bureau Employes Ass'n, and Department of Public Welfare Employes Ass'n.

$20.00

What to do when you\'re out of work
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What to do when you're out of work

By Congress of Industrial Organizations, Political Action Committee

Washington DC: CIO Political Action Committee, 1952. Small four panel brochure, 4.25x5.5 inches (folded size), minor browning on rear panel else very good condition. For increasing unemployment compensation.

$12.00

Unemployment. [cover title]. Work or wages the challenge of unemployment [caption title]
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Unemployment. [cover title]. Work or wages the challenge of unemployment [caption title]

By Burnham, Grace M.

New York: International Pamphlets, 1932. Pamphlet. 40p., wraps, item has a badly stained corner with interior staining on all left hand corners and rusted staples, St. Louis movement bookstore stamp on front wrap, first edition, 5x7.25 inches. A reading copy only. International pamphlets no. 4.

$12.00

Workers voice of action, vol. 1, no. 4, July, 1934
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Workers voice of action, vol. 1, no. 4, July, 1934

By Unemployment Council of Western Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh: Unemployment Council of Western Pennsylvania, 1934. Newspaper. Four page newspaper, 12x18 inches, creased horizontally as issued, paper browned with tears in the margins, red pencil note on front page. Scarce, not found in OCLC as of 7/2017 - but one copy know to exist in a California library.

$75.00

Unemplyment Insurance Costs of the ABC corporation in Micvhigan and Nearby States
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Unemplyment Insurance Costs of the ABC corporation in Micvhigan and Nearby States

By McKean, Eugen C.

Kalamazoo, MI: The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Reasearch, 1962. Pamphlet. 64p. 9x6 inches in lightly soiled stapled wraps. Studies of the Michigan Economy.

$15.00

A free newsletter from the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee. Vol. 1 no. 5 (July 1983)
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A free newsletter from the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee. Vol. 1 no. 5 (July 1983)

By Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee

McKeesport, PA: the Committee, 1983. Four page tabloid newspaper format, evenly toned, horizontal fold. Updates on local activism, including direct action to prevent a family from being evicted from a trailer park after the father lost his job.

$15.00

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