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General Strike in the North East

Anthony Walter Mason

General Strike in the North East

by Anthony Walter Mason

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Published by University of Hull in Hull .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 111-112.

    Statement[by] Anthony Mason.
    SeriesOccasional papers in economic and social history,, no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5366 .M34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 116 p., 6 plates.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5173163M
    ISBN 100900480610
    LC Control Number74853518

      The Sudanese Professionals Association reported strong support for the general strike on the first of two days of action. The SPA, along with all but one of the signatories to the opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change, launched the strike call in response to delays by the ruling military council in handing over power to. It hasn’t really happened where people have put out a general call saying let’s strike, let’s do a general strike on this day. One of the things that I focus on in my book, is the need to refocus on the strike. And to do that, that really takes workplace organizing in both union and non-union shops, where.

    The General Strike is a album by American punk rock band is their 9th album. Track listing "Controlled Opposition" – "The Neoliberal Anthem" – "" – "This Is Genre: Punk rock. - San Francisco General Strike. In the early 20th Century cargo was bundled in rope nets and crates to be carried by clipper ship across the sea.

    The famous General Strike of led to a new wave of working class militancy. Three years later, west coast longshoremen left the International Longshore Association, based on the east coast, and created the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU), cementing a foundation for a new era of worker strength in San Francisco. The West Coast Waterfront Strike (also known as the West Coast Longshoremen's Strike, as well as a number of variations on these names) lasted eighty-three days, and began on May 9, when longshoremen in every US West Coast port walked out. The strike peaked with the death of two workers on "Bloody Thursday" and the San Francisco General Strike which stopped all work in the Location: Everett, Washington;, Portland, Oregon;, San .


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The World Socialist Web Site and the International Amazon Workers’ Voice were alone in warning that the so-called “general strike” on May 1 was a trap. The May 1 “strike,” we warned, is. Since its original publication inno book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher’s Strike.

to bring American labor history to a wide. narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it/5(12).

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General strikes are characterised by the participation of workers in a multitude of workplaces, and tend to involve entire communities. General strikes first occurred in the midth century, and have characterised many historically. Actually the "holy month" was the name for the planned general strike of It took place but was limited mainly to the mines and iron works of the North East and South Wales and the milltowns of Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Get this from a library. The General Strike, an archive teaching unit for the study of a great industrial dispute with particular reference to coal mining in the North East. [J F Clarke; J W Leonard;]. Five militant outfits in the north east, including the ULFA (Independent), have called a ‘general strike’ on August 15 in view of the Independence Day celebrations.

Download Past Issues of the Journal At the beginning of the North East Labour History Society decided to start publishing previous issues of its Journal. So far, we have published our very first: Number 1, dated October and Issues 36 () through to Issue 49 (). 75 years since the San Francisco general strike By Marge Holland and Robert Louis 18 September On May 9,San Francisco longshoremen went.

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Duncan Hallas wrote an excellent article on the General Strike in IS He provided a critical evaluation of the Communist Party. In it, he could have cited what happened in the North East, where the strikers’ resistance was probably more effective than anywhere else in the country.

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Both these books are sympathetic and good factual accounts of the strike. It is simply a wage dispute." Indeed it was not yet a revolutionary movement, but a strange mere wage dispute which involves a general strike, councils of action, in some parts of the country, like the north east, almost dual power with the workers in control of everything that moved.

No, this was not simply a Author: Phil Mitchinson. The General Strike, an archive teaching unit for the study of a great industrial dispute with particular reference to coal mining in the North East / compiled by J.F.

Clarke and J.W. Leonard University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Department of Education: Distributed by H. Hill Newcastle upon Tyne Australian/Harvard Citation. The strike was called by the TUC for one minute to midnight on 3 May, For the previous two days, some one million coal miners had been locked out of their mines after a.

The Winnipeg General Strike of May and June of remains one of the greatest examples of collective action in Canadian history. Plenty of books also mark the strike’s centenaryAuthor: Karen Press. The General Strike was the largest industrial dispute in Britain’s history and caused real fears (and hopes) of a revolution.

It lasted for a total of nine days – between 4 May to 12 May – and was called by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to support the Miners’ Federation of Great Britain (MFGB) in their dispute over the cancellation of national agreements, reduction of wages. A good book if you like military SF, better yet if you love aircraft carriers in space.

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