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 22 October 2022

The true cost of fish - remembering fishers lost at work

I recently started a new archive The True Cost of Fish dedicated to the memory of lives lost in subsistance and commercial fishing.  I am collecting photos and information about existing memorials and publicising campaigns to create new memorials to lost fishers, anywhere in the world. Please get in touch if you have information to add to it.