British Commonwealth of Nations: Midnight Crisis

During the past week perhaps the most serious industrial crisis in the history of the British Isles grew breathtakingly acute. Though Britons continued their daily round of work, and even recreation, their minds were set uneasily upon a certain midnight hour. Nervous, they wondered if it would become historic as the zero hour of a national industrial war between British capital and British labor.

"Lockout-Strike." The long standing causa belli was, of course, the long standing demand of the British Coal Miners' Federation for continuance of the...

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