Militant Remembered: Liverpool defies the Tories

richie96A special archive podcast for friends and comrades today. Richie Venton, in addition to being the Scottish Socialist Party’s national workplace organiser, was formerly a prominent activist in the titanic struggles that took part in the city of Liverpool against the Thatcher Government in the early 80s.

Ahead of tomorrow’s vast STUC and UK-wide protests, these are valuable firsthand accounts of a struggle that can inform today’s battle against a brutal Tory majority government at the height of their power – and winning significant victories and concessions, many of which survive to this day.

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