THE CAN’T-DO SPIRIT OF 1917 | Daily Telegraph

ACTU secretary Sally McManus is thrilled to bits by the centenary of a strike during wartime.



From Kipling’s epitaphs of the Great War, for “Batteries out of ammunition”

“Ii any mourn us in the workshop, say,

We died because the shift kept holiday.”

6.000.000 working days lost DIRECTLY through strikes in World War II in Australia. The real total a multiple of that. Something to celebrate.


Source: THE CAN’T-DO SPIRIT OF 1917 | Daily Telegraph


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