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Podcast: Meet the man who shook up unionism 100 years ago

April 10, 2024

Coal miner Tom Mann was the Taylor Swift of unionists – he toured the world getting involved in union blues – like in Broken Hill where he was arrested helping miners in their fight against BHP.

Phil Katz has written a new book on Tom Mann. In this episode Phil tells us about the vegetarian who carried guns, the working class man who spoke four languages, the tee-totaler who was the boogie man to bosses the world over.

Check out Phil’s book Yours for the Revolution – The Evolution of Tom Mann’s Political Thought.

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