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The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done
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"The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done"

- Arthur Balfour

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This quote by Arthur Balfour is referring to the General Strike of 1926 in the United Kingdom. The General Strike was a protest by employees versus the government's choice to reduce incomes and also enhance working hours. Balfour is suggesting that the General Strike was more efficient in instructing the functioning course regarding their legal rights and the power of collective activity than years of speaking as well as questioning. He is implying that the General Strike was a powerful demonstration of the toughness of the working class as well as their capability to make their voices listened to. Balfour is additionally recommending that the General Strike was a beneficial lesson in the power of collective activity and also solidarity. He is stressing the significance of collective action as well as the need for workers to stand together in order to make their voices listened to and to combat for their legal rights.
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Arthur Balfour This quote is written / told by Arthur Balfour between July 25, 1848 and March 19, 1930. He was a famous Statesman from United Kingdom. The author also have 7 other quotes.

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