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Sam Stroud

Sam Stroud is a social researcher and journalist from Cardiff.

The Jarrow Crusade at 85

In October 1936, 200 men marched from Jarrow to London to demand an end to unemployment and poverty. Their efforts were unsuccessful – but their fight against injustice remains as relevant as ever.

The Last Battle for Barnoldswick

This year’s successful Rolls Royce strike brought Barnoldswick back to the headlines – but in the mid-1980s it was the site of one of the longest strikes in British history.