In today's climate where workers and their communities are again under vicious attack from a Tory led government, this meeting will look at the world famous militant struggle on the Clyde when workers took on and defeated a government of the ruling class.

This was not just a walk down memory lane but a discussion on what today's trade union and community activists can learn from the brilliant tactics and strategies of the Clydeside shop stewards. Recorded Thursday 6th October 2011 in Clydebank to mark the 40th anniversary of the Work In.

Professor John Foster who co wrote the seminal book on the Work - In.

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Davie Torrence a leading steward on the strike committee

 

Further Discussion

 

Billy Macauley, Glasgow School Students Union

talks about the pressures and the attack on opportunities facing young people today.