Working to rule keeps within employer boundaries but has limited success.
‘The first is militancy. The union movement needs more of it, but even more important, American labour, as a whole needs to stand behind those exemplary instances of class combat when and if they occur.
Remember that the strike is only a means and work resumes with greater strength for workers. Whether workers control prevails is another project.
With militant right-wing management attacking workers with the lock out, then workers have to also learn militancy by winning the strike. Such education will take years – such as the preparation in Australia in the 1960’s that defeated the then penal powers with the O’Shea national strike. We can do it again.
If working people are to regain power and transform the US and Australia, the winning strike has to be revived.