Herring and Class Struggle

Capitalism came late to Iceland. At the end of the 19th century this large, wind-swept, thinly populated island was made up of small towns, farms and seasonal fishing stations. Then European capitalists saw another Klondike in the herring-rich waters of the north Atlantic..

Saturday 17 December 2011

The Captain and the Wealth Creators: A seasonal Tale

This jolly tale of fishermen by poet, broadcaster and socialist Michael Rosen appears in this weeks Socialist Worker newspaper.

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