How Strikes Ended Slavery, From Ancient Egypt to Mick Lynch
Strikes have dominated the news cycle in the UK for almost a year. The likes of Mick Lynch are spiritually descended from workers who withdrew their labour thousands of years ago. Ash Sarkar explains the strategies of Ancient Egyptian union busters, the sex-strikes of pre colonial West Africa and how strikes help to end slavery in the Americas.
- Published 5 April 2023