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Issue 3 (2011) pp. 7-30 - The fire last time: the rise of class struggle and progressive social movements in Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1968 to 1977 / Brian Roper

Roper, Brian


A dramatic upsurge in working class struggle, surpassing in magnitude the rise of the Red Feds from 1908 to 1913 and the 1951 Waterfront Front Lockout, took place in New Zealand from the Arbitration Court’s nil general wage order in June 1968 to the union movement’s defeat of the Muldoon Government’s attempted wage freeze in 1976. This article describes and analyses these struggles and their impact on progressive social movements, particularly the anti-war, women’s liberation and Māori...[Show more]

CollectionsMarxist Interventions (2009-2011)
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Marxist Interventions


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