Fight, Starve or Emigrate: A History of the Irish Unemployed Movements in the 1950s (1989)

Scanned copy of the 1989 publication from the Larkin Unemployed Centre. Original introduction below.

The Larkin Unemployed Centre is to be congratulated for their initiative in producing this pamphlet. The staff of the Centre are to be commended for their diligent research.
This brief description of the activities unemployed associations in the 1950’s helps not just us to understand the history of these organisations but to draw parallels with the situation today, it is particularly appropriate that the history of the Dublin unemployed associations should be chronicled by one of the fourteen Unemployed Centres sponsored by local Trades Councils on a countrywide basis.

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