History

Staughton Lynd’s classic "Intellectual Origins of American Radicalism" (1968)

Staughton Lynd

Notes that were taken in graduate school.

Notes on a Marxist history of empiricism

George Novack

A summary of an old critical Marxist history of empiricism.

Monthly London Meetings: 'Social Histories of Revolution: the Long 1960s'

‘Social Histories of Revolution: the Long 1960s’ explores this period from the perspectives of those whose strikes, demonstrations and other forms of struggle shook the world.

German Anarchist Communism from the 1890s to the 1930s: the AFD and the FKAD

A short history of German anarchist communism

School for Syndicalism

An eyewitness account of the shop stewards' movement on Tyneside during the first world war.

Gender egalitarianism made us human: A response to David Graeber & David Wengrow's 'How to change the course of human history' - by Camilla Power

In an ambitious recent article in Eurozine David Graeber and David Wengrow try to rewrite the narrative of human history. They attack the ‘myth’ that humans had once enjoyed equality and freedom in hunter-gatherer bands, until the invention of farming sent us down the road to social inequality.

The History of a One-sided Dialogue With Todd Ashker

Historian Denis O'Hearn writes about his relationship with Todd Ashker, one of the leaders of the 2011-2013 hunger strike movement in California prisons. This article first appeared in Counterpunch.

The Short Corridor: How the Most Isolated Prisoners in America Took on the System, and Won

An article from the LA Review of Books giving a history of the mass hunger strike movement that challenged solitary confinement in the California prison system.