1919: Strikes, Struggles and Soviets

A slim (40 ages + cover) book telling the story of the near-revolutionary year of 1919.

Published by Workers' Liberty to mark the centenary in 2019. Available to buy here.

1919 - Purging the Police

Boston police strike

This would be the year in which the capitalist state rigorously enforced the role of the police, purging them of rebels, ensuring their loyalty and cutting any link between them and the workers’ movement. The events of 1919 shaped the police force we have now: an obedient enforcer of the system’s interests.

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