Mark Metcalf

The rich at play: foxhunting, land ownership and the Countryside Alliance

The Rich at Play - Foxhunting, land ownership and the Countryside Alliance

Published in 2002 this small book looks at the links between the then upcoming ban on hunting with hounds, landownership and class relations in the British countryside. Written at a time when the 'Countryside Alliance' were receiving a lot of media coverage the text aims to debunk the idea that fox hunting is solely an animal rights issue and is instead directly related to rural class relations. Written by Red Star Research, Published by Revolutions Per Minute.

Rank and file or broad left? A short history of the Building Worker Group

Pamphlet about the UK rank-and-file Building Worker Group within the UCATT union, published as issue 8 of the series Revolutions Per Minute.

1999: Dahl Jenson construction strike

Immigrants demonstrated their willingness, when asked, to support British workers in struggle in this victorious strike of 300 building workers employed by different firms.

The Bacton Fashions strike, 1990 - Mark Metcalf

Bacton Fashions strike, 1990.

An account of the 1990 strike in East London of mostly immigrant workers, which won several concessions for the workers and prevented the owner starting a new sweatshop elsewhere.