When that failed, a general strike followed, which temporarily shut down the oil industry.
And of course, the members were mostly coming from their jobs, never mind the “general strike.”
In both countries the socialists came out in bold declaration against the war and threatened the general strike.
"You'll only stop it by a general strike at home," George answered reflectively.
All business was stopped, shops closed and the city gave an appearance of a general strike.
The general strike means a complete and “absolute” revolution.
The Blanquists admitted the general strike as one of the possible revolutionary means.
The battles that result from a general strike will not be on the industrial field.
What if all the living authors should join in a general strike!
The desire to order the general strike was present, but the authority was absent.