Shake It And Break It: Class and politics in Britain 1979/1989

just the title typed in black on a red/orange background

Two texts published by Echanges et Mouvement in 1990: "The Myths of Thatcherism" by David Brown and "The Winter of Discontent" by Henri Simon.

Submitted by Fozzie on August 16, 2022


I. Myths of Thatcherism - David Brown

  • Foreword
  • The state's economic activities
  • The cuts
  • Wage and employment policy
  • The result: mobility
  • New labour relations?
  • Consensus to the Thatcher government
  • Conclusions
  • Footnotes

II. The Winter of Discontent - Henri Simon

  • Political solutions to capital's problems?
  • The Ford strike
  • The truck drivers‘ strike and secondary pickets
  • The creeping strikes of spring and summer 1979
  • The labour/capital relationship of force

PDF courtesy of Sparrows Nest Archive, Nottingham.