[Marxism] How Thatcher smashed the unions

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 16:29:46 MDT 2013


In the 1970s, the British unions were thriving. About 50% of all workers
were members, there was a robust shop stewards movement, and delegate
structures were bursting with life and energy. Within 10 years, the
movement had lost half its members and was politically defeated.

http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/16729
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