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Remembering the Glasgow Rent Strike and Mass March of 1915: A Victory for Class Unity

100 years ago, 17th of November 1915, thousands of women along with thousands of shipyard and engineering workers marched through the streets of Glasgow to the Sheriff’s Court and City Chambers. A victory celebration lay ahead. In the Spring of

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Two films and a blether for the centenary of the 1915 Rent Strikes

Two films and a blether for the centenary of the 1915 Rent Strikes Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Glasgow, G51 3UU.  4 June 2015, 7pm. Red Skirts on Clydeside (1984, 40min) Introduced by filmmaker Jenny Woodley You Play Your Part (2011,

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