Liverpool dockers dispute

Mersey dockers reject surrender

An article about the Liverpool dockers dispute. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker #1607 (December 1997)

Worldwide labor solidarity: the bosses worst nightmare

An article about the Pacific Maritime Association's attempt to identify those who picketed and refused to unload a ship in solidarity with locked-out Liverpool dockers. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker (October 1998).

Dockers (Drama)

Feature-length drama depicting the struggles of a small group of Liverpool dockers. Written by working dockers, with the help of screenwriter Jimmy McGovern and novelist Irvine Welsh.

There’s no justice, just us! Subversion

Dockers and Reclaim the Streets vs police, London 1996

The March for Social Justice in London, supporting the Liverpool Dockers, saw another explosion of violence against the police. In opposition to those who say the rioters 'spoilt things', we published There’s No Justice, Just Us!. From Subversion #22 (1997)

Reclaiming the future

The same correspondents report of events of the weekend of 28 - 30th September 1996, which saw Reclaim the Streets activists going to Liverpool to support the dockers. From Subversion #20 (1996)

Dockers lockout

Article written by a communist in Liverpool active in supporting the Merseyside Dockers in their struggle against the MDHC in 1995.

Liverpool dockers dispute photo gallery, 1995

Photographs from the Mersey docks dispute of 1995-6.

1995-1997: Mersey docks dispute - Dave Graham

Dave Graham's detailed and fascinating history of the eventually unsuccessful Liverpool dockers dispute.

Robbie Fowler - fined for supporting Liverpool dockers

Robbie Fowler supporting Liverpool dockers

England and Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler was fined in 1997 for showing support for sacked dock workers during a European Cup Winners' Cup match.