Throughout history, workers have walked off the job and taken to the streets to demand better wages, hours, and working conditions. The working class has the power to shut down the economy – the bosses don’t make a penny if the workers are not working, they are powerless from the moment that we decide to stop working.
While the bosses sometimes give into the demands of the strikers, a strike action constitutes a recognition of the power that the working class has, and this power has led to revolutionary action.
During February 1917, women workers took to the street to protest working conditions in garment factories in Russia. As more workers and soldiers joined the demonstration, the demands evolved from a mere labor reform to overthrowing the tsar.
Despite what the media and the status quo might try to pretend, this country has been advanced in large measure for massive and strong strike actions here are a list of some of them: