Naman Habtom-Desta argues that while the Soviet Union, like all great powers, sought to enlarge their influence abroad, the narrative in the popular imagination surrounding the global role of the Kremlin is fundamentally flawed.
As Black films begin to take more spotlight in Hollywood, Owen Walsh examines the historical – and ongoing – connection between Black cinema and radical politics.
How does Scotland remember the hundreds of Scottish volunteers who fought in the Spanish Civil War? The continued existence – even vibrancy – of the commemorative community surrounding Scottish involvement in the Spanish Civil War poses valuable questions for the historian, as Fraser Raeburn explores.
What role did football play in Francoist prisons? Jessica Thorne on the importance of culture and sport as a vehicle for politicisation.
Seamus Flaherty on the history of a word which has surged back into public discourse this year.
How can the forgotten archive of Irish-Jewish writer, Leslie Daiken, illuminate the radical networks and transnational solidarity of the Irish Left in the 1930s?
Celebrate Karl Marx’s 200th birthday with 10 stops on a new History Workshop audio tour of Marx’s London
Secretary of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign Bernard Regan gives an activist’s perspective on the history of the Cuban Revolution and explains why the Campaign continues to fight today.
Continuing our History Workshop World Cup series, Richard Mills explores the role football played in establishing diplomatic ties between Tito’s Yugoslavia and the non-aligned nations of the Third World. When Ndaye Mulamba was sent off in the 23rd minute of Zaire’s World Cup match against Yugoslavia, his team were already […]
Medals for antimilitarism. Jared Davidson on New Zealand’s Socialist Cross of Honour and the personal tales of the antimilitarist movement.