The myths of the Lockout are no more than ancient history

Harking back to 1913 suits the labour movement, but the world has moved on since then, writes Cormac Lucey.

31st August, 2013
Today, it is Organised Labour which is defending privileges it won in the boom years.

This week in the United States, Americans have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech in 1963 in front of Washington DC's Lincoln Memorial. Perhaps the central line of that speech was the remark "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character."


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