Forty years ago, Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government fought an undeclared war against Argentina for control of the Malvinas.
The Tories are desperate to put a positive spin on the teaching of the British Empire
150th anniversary of the Paris Commune.
A review of Pelz's A People's History of the German Revolution.
Bicentenary of Engels birth.
1930s unemployed movement.
HIstory of the National Unemployed Workers Movement.
The history of the Chilean revolution.
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.
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.