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John Nichols: The Power of the General Strike | The Nation

John Nichols: The Power of the General Strike

The idea of a general strike might seem a little outdated for today's global economy, but general strikes nevertheless demonstrate not just the power but also the necessity of coordinated action for social and economic justice. In this video, John Nichols, who grew up in a factory town, offers a brief overview of the history of unionization and the general strike and the impact of both on workers' rights.

For more, watch all of the videos in VideoNation's series on the general strike.

—Elizabeth Whitman

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