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Radical Tea Towel North America

Winnipeg General Strike Tea Towel

Winnipeg General Strike Tea Towel

Regular price $19.00 USD
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The Winnipeg general strike of 1919 was one of the most famous and influential strikes in Canadian history. For six weeks, May 15 to June 26, more than 30,000 strikers brought economic activity to a standstill in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which at the time was Canada's third largest city.  

Factories, shops, transit and city services shut down. The strike resulted in arrests, injuries and the deaths of two protestors. It did not immediately succeed in empowering workers and improving job conditions but the strike did help unite the working class in Canada.

Some of its participants helped establish what is now the New Democratic Party.

Details

  • Half Panama unbleached cotton
  • Stitched on all four sides
  • Includes hanging loop
  • Measures approximately 19in x 27.5in. 

Think these are too nice to use? 

  • You can wave a tea towel at a demonstration
  • Tea towels can be used to cover warm muffins
  • Hang one on the wall in your living room
  • Send someone a message on a tea towel 

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