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Cal Winslow reflects on the Seattle General Strike of 1919


Cal Winslow, author of Radical Seattle: The General Strike of 1919, talks to Sasha Lilley, host of KPFA’s Against the Grain:
While the United States is in the throes of upheaval over police murders, we take a historical look back at another time of great social ferment: a century ago, when the workers of Seattle shut that city down. The first major general strike in the United States coincided with the last widespread pandemic — the Spanish influenza….
Listen, below, or at Against the Grain.

Radical Seattle: The General Strike of 1919

Monthly Review Press
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