[Marxism] Frederick Evans and Christine Clarke: a tale of two deaths

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 12 18:46:46 MST 2017

Only two workers have been killed in the course of industrial disputes in
NZ history - Frederick Evans in 1912 (today is the 105th anniversary) and
Christine Clarke, who died on December 31, 1999.

This is an article I wrote shortly after Christine's death, contrasting the
way these two deaths were publicly treated and what it showed about the
changes in the labour movement and working class politics in the
intervening period:


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