There is power in a union

19 03 2019

1. What are these women fighting for? Find the transcript HERE. Do some exercises HERE.

2. How does Rita manage to persuade the men to back the women’s strike? Read more HERE

3. The Ford women machinists finally get to meet Barbara Castle—Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. How does that meeting go? Find out more HERE.

 

4. What role did Margaret Thatcher play in Billy Bragg’s life? Where does the song’s title come from? Find the transcrip HERE

5. What happens when a group of lesbians and gays decide to support the striking miners? Read more HERE.

6. Why did Nissan workers refuse to join the union? Read more HERE