The years before the First World War are often romanticised as a golden age, a time of capitalist success and social harmony.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
From 1907 to 1914, Britain’s working class became more militant, quicker to strike, prepared to sabotage property and defy the police. The government was forced to deploy troops, warships and even declare martial law to combat this explosion in class consciousness.
Join us as the Cowley Club welcomes Donnacha DeLong as they explore “The Great Unrest”