What did Peterloo mean in an international context? Shirin Hirsch investigates the connections between Peterloo and a global struggle for freedom.
Tag: Labour Party
As the UK Labour Party charts a new direction under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, activists and historians discuss the Left in government in the latest History Workshop Podcast.
With the defections of eleven MPs (at time of writing!) this week to form the new Independent Group, Emily Robinson reflects on the uses of history and identity in Labour politics.
Radical Objects: A menu of a meal at the House of Commons in London in 1909, hosted by the Labour Party leader James Keir Hardie, with Labour MPs and a South African deputation led by W. P. Schreiner
Article by Jane Ridley: The Labour leader summoned the ghost of 19th century Tory leader Disraeli in his speech to conference last week. So how do the two British politicians compare?
Kentish Town Castlehaven ward, London – Labour Party newsletter from 1984, requesting support for mining families
Now almost thirty years old, the London Anarchist Bookfair is a big deal, attracting thousands of the curious and committed. Ross Bradshaw of Five Leaves – a radical bookseller turned radical publisher – has seen it develop.