Popular name for members of Industrial Workers of the World.
- But the Wobblies' combination of grassroots democracy, direct action and visionary politics is a reminder of the limitations of the current debate.
- Meetings of the local peace coalition include members of the Green Party, Wobblies, university professors, and die-hard Republican churchgoers.
- I do not think it is a coincidence that popular music has been an important part of almost every radical movement in American history from the Wobblies to Anti-Globalization.
Early 20th century: of unknown origin.
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