In 1926, a General Strike was called by the Trades Union Congress in support of the coal miners' stand against enforced pay-cuts. It lasted only nine days in May but brought large parts of Britain to a standstill, including London where there were armoured cars on Oxford Street. In this audio extract, Jack Gaster (born 1907) recalls the impact of the strike on the lives of ordinary people. This photograph taken on 10 May 1926 shows workers demonstrating and carrying banners as they march through the street during the General Strike.

Strikers demand better working conditions

In the 1930s, Corpus Christi was at the forefront of labor strikes, organizing protests and walkouts against unfair working conditions.

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An estimated 5,000 people march around the Minnesota Capitol building protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, ruling against state laws that criminalize abortion on Jan. 22, 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized abortion with a 7-2 vote.

Our bodies, our choices, our struggles

In the years since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which confirmed the “right to privacy” and cleared

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