This classic revisits the Luddite uprising, a series of protests in northern England, in which workers smashed machines in mills and factories. This wasn't the first organized violence against mechanization, but Luddites are the most infamous of all the machine-breakers.
The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-luddites.htm
The show notes from the original release are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-luddites.htm
Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics