In this piece, Iker Itoiz Ciáurriz reflects on the Spanish Indignados movement as a moment of political learning, global solidarity and intellectual discovery.
The Strike That Made Me
How can we build a trade union that works for all its members? Mark Pendleton on how it was not only strikes and solidarity in Australia that made him, but also his family’s conservatism and lifelong distrust of unions
An open letter from more than sixty scholars in defence of Black British History at Goldsmiths and beyond. Proposed cuts at Goldsmiths threaten the survival of field essential to understand the nation and the world’s past and present.
There is an urgent need for programmes that train people to research Queer History and Black British History. The first masters’ programmes in these areas, at Goldsmiths, now face an existential threat due to the College’s redundancy measures.
In this piece, Rosa Campbell reflects on the importance of the Maritime Union of Australia dispute of 1998.
What does being on the picket line tell us about the office, as a site and symbol of institutional power? How does the camaraderie of the picket contrast to the hierarchies of institutional space? Jonathan Saha on the UCU strike
Universities across the UK are taking part in the current UCU strike action over pay, pensions, and poor working conditions. On day 8 of the 10-day strike, three striking historians give us the view from picket lines across the country.