History

Obituary: Desmond Tutu (1931 – 2021)

Anti-apartheid activist and liberation theologian Desmond Tutu has died after a long battle with cancer, aged 90.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  29 December 2021

Battle of Blair Mountain: When miners took on the US state

By Chris Clough One hundred years ago, a five-day bloody battle raged in the US. A million rounds of ammunition were fired, and planes flew overhead dropping bombs and poison […]

Chris Clough  ·  10 October 2021

The Paris Commune at 150: Blueprint for a proletarian state

150th anniversary of the Paris Commune.

Workers Power  ·  18 March 2021

Friedrich Engels at 200

By Gerald Falke and Dave Stockton The 200th anniversary Friedrich Engels’ birth, gives us an opportunity to look back over his remarkable life and recall the importance of his contribution […]

Workers Power  ·  28 November 2020

How the German Revolution was lost

A review of Pelz's A People's History of the German Revolution.

Tim Nailsea  ·  28 October 2020

1920: the Irish war of independence

100 year anniversary.

Bernie McAdam  ·  15 October 2020

The Jarrow Crusade – a model to follow?

1930s unemployed movement.

Joy Macready and Dave Stockton  ·  08 October 2020

The unemployed struggles of the 1920s – We will not starve in silence!

HIstory of the National Unemployed Workers Movement.

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2020

Murder and whitewash: the case of David Oluwale

Hounded to his death by Leeds police.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  08 October 2020

From Allende to Corbyn: lessons in reformism 1970-2020

Lessons from the parliamentary road.

Tim Nailsea  ·  11 September 2020

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