On April 28, 2005, Paul Buhle gave a presentation on Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World at Sin Fronteras cafe in downtown Santa Cruz. The event was organized as part of the Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival.
Paul Buhle is a preeminent scholar of labor history. His activism in social movements, beginning with civil rights in his hometown of Champaign, Illinois, in 1960 has guided his research activity, which includes editing and publishing journals on the history of radical movements and the progressive potential of popular culture. At present he writes columns for TIKKUN and Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, and contributes to a wide variety of other publications including The Nation, New Labor Forum, and The Oral History Review.