The Workers’ Revolt
We find a new wave of organization and agitation rolling through the corportate capitalist world of the early 20th century this time involving both revived craft unions and a new more radical movement for more all inclusive industrial unionism. These two strands converged briefly at the end of WWI and extended into working-class politics, but both were crushed in the early 1920s
CRAIG HERON is a professor in the Department of History at York University. He is the author of Booze in Canada: A History, which was shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, and the author of Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935.