Direct Actions was the branch newsletter. This newsletter showed the breadth and reach of our organization. Articles focused on a range of organizing endeavors, including workplace campaigns, prisoner organizing, anti-fascist mobilization, our UWM campus presence, and the equity caucus.
Captel is a large employer in downtown Milwaukee with nearly 800 workers. Milwaukee IWW members have built a committee and engaged in direct actions on the shop floor to improve conditions. The CapTel Disconnect helps to spread our union at Captel and empower workers to fight back.
Voices From Behind Wisconsin Prison Gates
Voices From Behind Wisconsin Prison Gates is the newsletter compiled by the Milwaukee Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC). This newsletter is an organ for prisoners to communicate with one another. It consists of statements and articles written by those on the inside. Voices is mostly used in mass-mailing to our contacts within the Wisconsin prison system.
A list of newsletter publications from all Wisconsin IWOC branches can be found at Wisconsin Prison Voices.
Radio Free Milwaukee & History Is Revolting
Radio Free Milwaukee was a weekly short wave radio show on Riverwest Radio produced by several Milwaukee IWW members. The two regular hosts interviewed guests on current events, talked about ongoing labor campaigns, and discussed radical history. It produced 57 episodes between 04/16/16 and 07/19/17. You can listen to all episodes online.
History Is Revolting is the spiritual descendant of this radio show and aired its first episode in November of 2019. It is still active and episodes can be listened to on Soundcloud.