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What do we mean by a General Strike?

troops on streets 1926Chris Harman, in this article from 1985, summarises the history of general strikes and analyses different forms of mass working class resistance. He also outlines the factors determining when it is appropriate for socialists to raise the general strike slogan.

Alexandra Kollontai: Class and women’s oppression

Alexandra KollontaiWhen will someone make a film about the incredible life of Alexandra Kollontai? Born into a rich family, she rebelled with an 'unsuitable' marriage, was radicalised by visits to textile factories, became a political campaigner in the late 1890's and then left her husband and child to study Marxism in Europe.

  • Written by Alexandra Kollontai, introduced by Tansy E Hoskins
  • Category: Marxist History

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