#12  Chapter 10 - Entrenching union power; streetfighting in the corporate's boxing ring

Streetfighters have little time for the Marquis of Queensbury. Similarly, when Ramaphosa-led National Union of Minerworkers came up against the establishment, discussions were never going to be "gentlemanly". The mining houses had the money, but Cyril the numbers. In this chapter, biographer Anthony Butler unpacks the journey that made NUM into such a potent force for change.