grew up amidst the political discussions of her parents' home. An intimate friend, politician Keir Hardie
, later remarked of this informal education: So that is what is the matter with you! You heard...
Emma Frances Brooke
's involvement with the socialist and feminist movements of the day brought her into close contact with several notable activists and revolutionaries. Through the Fabian Society
, she interacted with Beatrice
and Sidney Webb
The Dock Strike had begun in August when unskilled dockworkers, mostly employed on temporary contracts, began unionising. John Burns and Ben Tillett
, among others, led the strike, which succeeded in its aims. The workers...