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Jimmy Reid and the UCS

To unleash the latent potential of our people requires that we give them responsibility. The untapped resources of the North Sea are as nothing compared to the untapped resources of our people. I am convinced that the great mass of our people go through life without even a glimmer of what they could have contributed to their fellow human beings. This is a personal tragedy. It’s a social crime. The flowering of each individual’s personality and talents is the pre-condition for everyone’s development…

– Jimmy Reid, inauguration as Rector of the University of Glasgow, 1972

A short documentary on Jimmy Reid and the Upper Clyde Shipyard work-in. The original occupy movement…

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