History

Colonialism, Two-Spirit identity and the logics of white supremacy

Phoenix Singer on the physical and cultural repression of indigenous Two-Spirit people by Euro-American colonialism.

Hyperbole and horror: hijras and the British imperial state in India

Onni Gust on the British criminalisation of the Indian Hijras who did not fit the white colonial gender binary.

Torgasheva, Tatiana Tikhonovna (1885-1919)

Tatiana Torgasheva

A short biography of Tatiana Torgasheva, fighter for women's liberation, Bolshevik then anarchist communist

The Dolenko brothers. Dolenko, Nikolai Ilyich (1883-1944) aka M. Chekeres, Andrei; Dolenko, Ilya Ilyich (1896-1937)

Header of 'Golos Truda', first Russian edition: 11th August 1917.

Short biographies of the anarchists Nikolai and Ilya Dolenko

Piven, Dimitri (1885-1970)

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, 1890s

A short biography of anarchist communist Dimitri Piven, who shared a prison cell with Makhno.

Race, class and the state: the black experience in Britain

A. Sivanandan on the political economy of post-WW2 immigration and state control in Britain.

Malcolm X, Smethwick, and the influence of the African American freedom struggle on British race relations in the 1960s

An essay by Joe Street detailing Macolm X's trip to Smethwick, Birmingham in the 1960s and its impact.

Obi B. Egbuna, C. L. R. James and the birth of black power in Britain: Black radicalism in Britain 1967–72

R.E.R. Bunce's essay on the political direction black British radicalism took in the late 1960s. This transformation followed the visit of Stokely Carmichael whom the Labour Party deported.

“Britain is no longer white”: James Baldwin as a witness to Postcolonial Britain

An essay by Rob Waters on James Baldwin's time in and reflections on Britain.

Riot and Representation: The Significance of The Chicano Riot

A text, credited to "Herbert Marcuse" but actually written by the Bay Area pro-situ group 1044, on a Chicano riot in East Los Angeles in 1970. This text was first hosted by Bureau of Public Secrets.