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Fighting Times on Trueanon

April 10th, 2023

We’re joined by Jonathan Melrod (, author of the new autobiography “Fighting Times” ( We talk about the factory turn of the 1960s, SDS/RYM II, encounters with the Red Squad, and his 13 years fighting in American auto plants and as an activist in the UAW.

Jonathan’s FBI file:

Fighting Times: Organizing on the Front Lines of the Class War