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Gareth Stedman Jones reflects on the history of referenda, and the ways they can be used to bring about unconstitutional or unscrupulous changes in government.
Protesters from the US, UK, Canada and Ireland reflect on the Women’s March of 21 January 2017.
Stephen Williams recounts the 1981 Peasants’ Revolt on Blackheath in South London, galvanising the left’s resistance to a Tory majority and commemorating the 1381 march.
Only two organisations can claim a direct line of descent from the Communist Party of Great Britain: Unlock Democracy and the Socialist History Society.
This article by Sarah Wise in the most recent issue of History Workshop Journal is freely available only for the month of April, 2017.
International Conference on Marxism and Civil Society, 8-10th June 2017, Manchester.
Memorials marking the graves and celebrating the sacrifices of the Restoration martyrs can be read as political texts.
Rather than treat the far-right as an exceptional political movement, we should see it as a logical outcome of the transformed political landscape of post-Cold War Europe.
A recent campaign against Safe Schools, an anti-LGBTI bullying program operating in Australian primary and secondary schools, has generated a remarkable, and remarkably successful, mobilisation by homophobic defenders of ‘traditional’ values.