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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Match Womens Strike Festival 2013: 125th Anniversary
I have worked near the former Bryant & May Match Makers factory in Bow, East London for 20 years and knowing how difficult it is to organise and represent workers nowadays, never mind 125 years ago, I would take my hat off to the Match Women who led the way and showed us all since what is possible.