1913 workers’ struggle

While Dublin workers were in the midst of defending their rights in the Great Lockout, 12,000 miles away New Zealand’s first (and only I think) general strike took place, in late 1913.  Many of the militants in New Zealand were influenced by the same kinds of ideas as Larkin and Connolly.  You can read about the New Zealand strike and its relevance today, here.

 

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Posted on January 15, 2013, in Internationalism, Trade unions. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on 1913 workers’ struggle.

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