What is a general strike? Why does it matter?

By JOHN LESLIE In the U.S. left, discussions on the question of a general strike come up frequently. Socialists favor the re-introduction of the general strike as a tactic in the working-class arsenal, but we must pose the questions—what is a general strike and how is a mass general strike organized? One-day strikes and stay-aways … Continue reading What is a general strike? Why does it matter?