Big Bill Haywood


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Noun1.Big Bill Haywood - United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)Big Bill Haywood - United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
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Amongst the authors cited we note Makhno, Trotsky, Sebastien Faure, Big Bill Haywood and many pamphlets from various workers' groups.
Carlson is also the author of K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude Starring Nikita Khrushchev and Roughneck: The Life and Times of Big Bill Haywood and is a columnist for American History magazine.
The IWW was headed by big Bill Haywood, a one-eyed giant with charismatic influence among his followers.
Adopting the name Joe Hill, he soon became the best-known songwriter for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a bottom-up labor movement described by one of its leaders, Big Bill Haywood, as "socialism with its working clothes on.
During the spring of 1907, Big Bill Haywood, secretary-treasurer for the Western Federation of Miners (WFM) and a leader of the International Workers of the World (IWW), went on trial in Boise, Idaho, for planning the assassination of former Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg, a strong supporter of mine owners.