Global Labour Columns

Edited out of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, the Global Labour Column provides a forum in which labour movements and their allies around the world can connect, debate, and share knowledge and experiences. By drawing on leading academic researchers and trade union leaders and activists, the Column is a unique platform for debate on responses to the crisis and, more broadly, to the challenges of globalisation.

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A strike is a ‘social phenomenon of enormous complexity which, in its totality, is never susceptible to complete description, let alone complete explanation’ (Gouldner, 1954:65).
March 2017