Down With Starvation Wages in South-East Missouri - 30 Cents an Hour - White and Colored Together
Charleston, MO: Local 313, U..A.P.A.W.A. - C.I.O. 1942. First Edition. Rare agitational pamphlet for the Missouri local of the radical United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing, and Allied Workers of America, calling for a unified wage of 30 cents an hour for farmworkers and 45 cents an hour for tractor drivers, regardless of race. Written by the important Afro-Trinidadian Marxist C.L.R. James, and an extremely uncommon work by him. Unattributed here, but collected in the James anthology The Future in the Present. 5 copies located via OCLC. 16mo (15cm). Printed paper wrappers; [10pp]. Mild toning to paper; brief split at spine; Very Good.