Story: Barker, Tom

Tom Barker

Tom Barker

Fiery Tom Barker, trade unionist and socialist, believed that 'an ounce of Direct Action is worth a ton of Parliamentary string-pulling, and Trade Council chin-wag'.

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Erik Olssen. 'Barker, Tom', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b7/barker-tom (accessed 21 October 2019)