History

The Paris Commune at 150: Blueprint for a proletarian state

150th anniversary of the Paris Commune.

Workers Power  ·  18 March 2021

How the German Revolution was lost

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

Tim Nailsea  ·  28 October 2020

Engels 1820-1895: the struggle for scientific socialism

Bicentenary of Engels birth.

Dave Stockton  ·  14 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

The lessons of Chile; Popular Unity 1970-1973

The history of the Chilean revolution.

Workers Power  ·  08 September 2020

Rise Like Lions – the Peterloo Bicentenary

August 16 is the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre in which 18 people were killed and hundreds injured when soldiers attacked an unarmed crowd of 60,000 men, women and children peacefully demonstrating for the right to vote in Manchester.

Workers Power  ·  16 August 2019

100 years of the Chinese revolution 

On 4 May 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications. After pelting its residents with eggs, they broke in, trashed the building and then torched it. This violent, but rather small scale, incident turned out to be one of the key turning points in 20th Century history, in many ways the real beginning of the Chinese Revolution.

Workers Power  ·  04 May 2019

The Fight for Labour Party Black Sections

By Jeremy Dewar IT is fitting to mark Black History Month this year by focusing on a battle fought largely inside the Labour Party between 1983 and 1993 for two […]

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2018

The Crisis in South Africa

By Jeremy Dewar MANY SCHOOLS, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. But, […]

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2018

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