Britain does not need a general election or a general strike. What Britain needs is a general uprising

John Wight
4 min readJan 11, 2023

‘Who Governs Britain?’ was the election slogan embraced by then Conservative Prime Minister Ted Heath in 1974, when he called a snap general election with the sole purpose of facing down an increasingly militant and assertive trade union movement, particularly the NUM minters union, at a time of deep economic and…

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