1972 builders strike

The dirty tricks of the Shrewsbury trials expose the dark heart of the radical 1970s - Paul Mason

Article by economist Paul Mason about the 1972 UK builders' strike that led to the Shrewsbury conspiracy trial. Reproduced here not as an endorsement of Mason's politics, but an interesting insight into worker radicalism in the UK in the 1970s.

Justice for the Shrewsbury Pickets - the fight continues

The 40th anniversary of the 1972 builder's strike has been marked with a conference held at the Unite union building in Liverpool.