It was a crime to even be a member of the “One Big Union.” But even Helen Keller was a member of the IWW, the Industrial Workers of the World. On this show, Ahmed White talks about his new book Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers. Does “Iron Heel” sound like America? It was author and supporter Jack London who popularized the term. Though crushed by the government, the courage and solidarity of the IWW deserves to be better known as we seek a better world. It’s quite a story.