By Nancy Biberman We were an optimistic and righteous generation, many of us conceived and raised by men and women who had survived World War II. My dad was an Army combat vet who fought in the South Pacific and trained GIs on the use of top-secret proximity fuse weaponry. […]
Tag: student protest
The Poster Workshop was the first of the radical screen-printing workshops in London, and its posters offer a mirror to the political preoccupations of the times.
In this month’s Histories of the Present, we asked second year undergraduate history student and activist Jessica Thorne to reflect on these recent events and ask whether the ‘Golden Age’ of student protest can be revived.
As London prepares to host the Olympics, the memories of Olympic veterans have turned to the Mexico games of 1968 – which saw momentous achievement on the tracks, black power salutes from the winners’ rostrum … and a terrible massacre of scores of protesting students..