1972 Dockers’ Strike

1972: When dockers fought the law—and the dockers won

The 1972 dock strike has important lessons for today as we enter a new period of industrial struggle

Bernie McAdam  ·  05 July 2022

Pentonville Five: when dockers fought the law and won

Forty years ago, four London dockers were arrested and held in north London’s Pentonville Prison. The next morning a fifth was arrested outside while protesting at their arrest. Yet within five days the Pentonville Five were freed by a wave of unofficial action and the threat of a general strike. Dave Stockton looks at the […]

Workers Power  ·  10 September 2012

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