In this period of UCU industrial action, Julia Laite reflects on her formative experience aged seventeen on a picket line of supermarket workers in her native Newfoundland.
Author: Julia Laite
The “Sex Buyers’ Bill” now pending in Parliament aims to protect women from exploitation by criminalizing men who buy sex, yet it is vehemently opposed by UK sex workers. Julia Laite explores the tangled history and woeful consequences of attempts to outlaw the trade in sex.
The gatekeepers of history have tended to take few risks. Julia Laite argues for a less certain, more quantum kind of history in the latest in our #WritingRadically series.
History Workshop Journal’s latest Virtual Special Issue on Migration and Mobility – addressing the urgent question of global migration – features 14 freely-accessible journal articles from the past 30 years.