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From: The Socialist issue 435, 13 April 2006: Don't let Blair wreck the NHS

Search site for keywords: 1926 general strike - Peter Taaffe - Strike - Socialist - Socialist Party - Britain

New Socialist Party book

1926 General Strike - Workers taste power by Peter Taaffe

This May sees the eightieth anniversary of the 1926 General Strike in Britain - the most important and earth-shattering moment in the history of the British working class.

To commemorate it and, more importantly, to draw out the lessons from this movement, Peter Taaffe has written a book outlining the course of the nine days that shook British capitalism to its foundations.

The book will particularly deal with the revolutionary possibilities of the General Strike and the question of whether the fledgling Communist Party of Great Britain had the right strategy, programme and tactics to take full advantage of the strike and the period.

This book is a must for all socialists. Cost 7.50. Place your advance order now - just 5 including p&p.

Cheques payable to Socialist Books PO Box 24697, London E11 1YD. Credit/debit cards tel. 020 8988 8789 or fax 020 8988 8787. email bookshop@socialistparty.org.uk and request our free booklist.

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