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Working Class Book Fair Dec 6th!!!!

The PDX IWW hosts the 3rd annual Working Class Book Fair- Saturday December 6th - 12-4pm
Liberty Hall - 311 N Ivy, Portland OR, 97227 (Just one block south of Fremont between Vancouver and Commercial)

Local Book Vendors will dish out Books on Work Class: History, Fiction, Political Theory, and more.
Vendors include: Laughing Horse Books, In Other Words, Tarantula Press, Eberhardt Press, Just Seeds, Malkriad@s, IWW Books, Olin, Red Letter Press, Great Northwest Books, Decentra Collective, Black Rose Collective, and many more. It's only once a year that you will see these 12 plus vendors shoved all under one roof. Find books, children's stories, zines, posters, stickers, buttons and friends
For Immediate Release: Contact: IWW Hall 503-231-5488

The PDX IWW hosts the 3rd annual Working Class Book Fair- Saturday December 6th - 12-4pm
Liberty Hall - 311 N Ivy, Portland OR, 97227 (Just one block south of Fremont between Vancouver and Commercial)

Local Book Vendors will dish out Books on Work Class: History, Fiction, Political Theory, and more.
Vendors include: Laughing Horse Books, In Other Words, Tarantula Press, Eberhardt Press, Just Seeds, Malkriad@s, IWW Books, Olin, Red Letter Press, Great Northwest Books, Decentra Collective, Black Rose Collective, and many more. It's only once a year that you will see these 12 plus vendors shoved all under one roof. Find books, children's stories, zines, posters, stickers, buttons and friends

Come Early 11-12 to participate in a Workshop on Marx's Value Price and Profit
This essay was never published till after Marx's death, but serves as a handy guide ("Addressed To Working people") to the main concepts he presented in Capital Volume Oneó"Production, Wages And Profit"; "Supply And Demand"; "Value And Labor"; "Laboring Power"; "Surplus Value"; "Struggle Between Capital And Labor"; and much more!

The Book Fair will also be the Grand Unveiling of the 2nd Edition of Think it Over...an introduction to the IWW. Handsomely printed by Portland's own Stumptown Printers, this pamphlet carries the heart and soul of the IWW, and explains solidarity, direct action, and class struggle in way that's easy to swallow and digest in one sitting

" Working people have only one real option in today's economy. We have to resist, with all our might, the big business program of further and deeper poverty for working people... We have only one hope of fending off this tidal wave of misery. That hope, that tool, is solidarity. Every working stiff must stand up for every other working stiff, no matter where you live or where you come from, no matter if you are male or female, young or old, we must stand together. Every loss to any worker is a loss to us all, and every gain by any part of the working class is a victory for us all."

Also Present at the Book Fair: Portland Books To Prisoners!
This all-volunteer collective works on distributing books free of charge to prisoners. They are dedicated to offering people behind bars the opportunities for self-empowerment, education, and entertainment that reading provides. You Can Help! They are looking for books with educational content: foreign language learning, materials in Spanish, radical fiction, poetry, music, trades, hobbies, crafts, business. They get a lot of requests for History/herstory, and biographies, especially African-American, Indigenous, Latina/o, Asian and queer studies, feminism, literature by and for women, and most importantly dictionaries, thesauruses and GED study guides.

Liberty Halls Basement will be the lively stage for Children's Activities. As well as having children's activities, there will be children's books with working class themes available through a number of vendors

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For more information contact Nick :  turniptheheat@gmail.com