Today, February 13, marks the 65th anniversary of the start of the 1951 waterfront dispute, the 151-day long struggle by the ruling class to smash the country’s most militant workers and unions.

Check out our coverage of this momentous dispute.

Interview with Jock Barnes, the legendary wharfies’ leader: part one and part two.

Our major feature article on the dispute: Behind the 1951 waterfront lockout

A review of Barnes’ Never a White Flag (and a book on the militant Builders’ Laborers’ Federation in NSW): When workers had class

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