Jack Heyman

Jack Heyman is a retired Oakland ILWU longshoreman who was an organizer in San Francisco of the historic 1984 union boycott action of a ship from aparthied South Africa, the 2008 May Day anti-war protest shutting down all West Coast ports against the U.S. imperialist war in Afghanistan and Iraq, the militant 1997 Bay Area solidarity port actions for the Liverpool dockers and numerous anti-Zionist port protests from 2002-2021. He published the class struggle Maritime Worker Monitor with the late Portland longshoreman Jack Mulcahy who died last year in a mountain-climbing accident on North Sister peak in Oregon.

Dock Workers: Block Military Cargo to Israel Against the Genocidal War on Palestinians in Gaza!

The Survival of the ILWU at Stake!

Whitewashing American History: the WPA Mural Controversy in San Francisco

The Tragic Death of Byron Jacobs, Hero of the EGT Longshore Struggle

Organizing Workers Strikes Against War and Repression

Puerto Rico and the Jones Act Conundrum

Class War on the Waterfront: Longshore Workers Under Attack

Vietnam Revisited During Trump’s Bonkers Brinkmanship

In America’s Prisons: Mumia and the Nightmarish Hepatitis C Epidemic

How Protests Against Israeli Bombing of Gaza Stopped Zim Ships

Inequality of Wealth and the Role of Unions

ILWU’s Northwest Grain Conflict

Longshore Union Faces the Grain Monopolies

The ILWU Longshore Struggle in Longview and Beyond

Longshoremen Will Shut Down All Bay Area Ports

The Iron Heel Revisited

Civil Liberties Victory in Oakland Courts: All Charges Dropped Against Port Anti-War Protesters; Longshoremen Plan Mass March on Washington

Bushfires on the Docks