Outraged Feelings Burst Forth: Mineworkers at Vaal Reefs

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This is the second part of a three-part series. In the previous Bulletin Dunbar Moodie described how a spirit of ungovernability swept through Vaal Reefs with the coming of the National Union of Mineworkers. In this Lira Setona emerged, a charismatic mine leader who conflicted with union strategy which ultimately led to the dismissal of 14 000 miners. Here Moodie analyses how a wave of unexpressed feeling burst forth and forced the NUM to change its tactics.

 

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