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The social general strike by Arnold Roller

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Published by Freedom Press in London .
Written in English


  • Strikes and lockouts

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Edition Notes

SeriesFreedom pamphlet -- [18]
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26354214M

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The book spends much of its real estate on context – the social conditions that led to the strike, and its aftermath. The book is “for people who wouldn’t necessarily read a history book Author: Karen Press. The social general strike builds for social revolution and the workers benefit directly during it. Whereas in traditional trade union actions the workers suffer. Contrast this: if the MUNI had done a fare box strike (not collecting fares) giving us free rides as opposed to the trade union tactic of withholding service. Nomad Citizenship argues for transforming our institutions and practices of citizenship and markets in order to release society from dependence on the state and capital. It changes Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of nomadology into a utopian project with immediate practical implications, developing ideas of a nonlinear Marxism and of the slow-motion general strike.   He analyzes the social, political and economic conditions leading up to the strike. He also illustrates the effects the strike had on workers, unions and all three levels of government in the following decades. Far from a simple retelling of the General Strike, Magnificent Fight speaks to the power of workers’ solidarity and social : Dennis Lewycky.

  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. The Women and Men of A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales Reprint Edition. by Sue Bruley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sue Bruley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this Reviews: 1.   Via their respective social media accounts, both celebrities recently amplified calls for a general strike and a redistribution of wealth, demands popularly seen in Marxist trends of thought. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: Patrick Renshaw.

“There’s a lot of people saying, ‘Call for a General Strike!’ The majority of Americans don’t know what a General Strike is. So, our responsibility is to talk about it, expand consciousness about it, and to actually create the conditions in which working people can generate and really exercise their own power, the power that they. THE GENERAL STRIKE. The elegance (and some would say folly) of Du Bois’s general strike thesis rests upon its simplicity. Slaves are workers. As workers, slaves constantly struggled with their masters not only over their working conditions but over their legal and social status as well.   On workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to prevent martial imat workers walked off the job over the next six weeks, and the. The book The Women and Men of A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners’ Lockout in South Wales, Sue Bruley is published by University of Wales Press.