History Workshop’s crowd-sourced Strike Syllabus offers texts to inspire and galvanise, to stir righteous anger or provide necessary solace.
Tag: Trade Unions
What was the link between the famous Dunnes Store strike in Ireland and the anti-apartheid movement? Pádraig Durnin delves into a history of transnational solidarity and local trade unionism.
What role did football play in Francoist prisons? Jessica Thorne on the importance of culture and sport as a vehicle for politicisation.
How are decisions made in a union? Jack Saunders looks at workplace organisation in the NHS and the motor industry in the post-war period, and offers lessons for the present day.
Stephen Williams recounts the 1981 Peasants’ Revolt on Blackheath in South London, galvanising the left’s resistance to a Tory majority and commemorating the 1381 march.
Direct militancy of women as well as male factory workers over several decades at Bristol’s Great Western Cotton Works.