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Russia’s “anti-fascist” fascism is not a far-away, exotic reality. It’s here

Saturday's demo in London

What they said at the 19 January demonstration in London to support Russian anti-fascists

The Courtaulds Red Scar Mill strike, 1965

Article on Courtauld's Red Scar Mill strike in the Lancashire Evening Post.

A short history of the unofficial strike at Courtauld's Red Scar Mill in Preston, 1965, the first of what would become a long list of significant 'migrant strikes' (such as Mansfield Hosiery in 1972, Standard Telephones and Cables in 1973, Imperial Typewriters in 1974 and, of course, Grunwick in 1976).

E15: The Peterloo massacre with Mike Leigh

The Peterloo massacre with Mike Leigh.

Podcast episode about the Peterloo massacre of 1819 with Mike Leigh, director of his new film, Peterloo, and Dr Jacqueline Riding, author and historical consultant on the film.

Radical Chains #4

Issue 4 of Radical Chains, cleaned up from the scan made by the Spirit of Revolt archive.

Radical Chains #2

Issue 2 of Radical Chains, cleaned up from the scan made by the Spirit of Revolt archive.

Radical Chains journal

A partial online archive of Radical Chains, a London-based libertarian communist journal with five issues published 1989-1998.

The Anarchist Reader - George Woodcock

George Woodcock's collection of writings on anarchism from a range of thinkers, including Peter Kropotkin, Max Stirner and Oscar Wilde.

The Crystal Spirit: A Study of George Orwell - George Woodcock

A study/biography of George Orwell by George Woodcock, anarchist friend of Orwell.

E13: Women in the miners’ strike

Women in the miners’ strike.

Episode about the crucial role played by women in the great miners strike in Britain, 1984-5, in conversation with Heather Wood, chair of the Easington women’s strike support group.

The Orwell quotes right-wingers never mention

George Orwell. Photograph from Vernon Richards' 'George Orwell at Home'.

If you’ve ever expressed a political view to the left of Tony Blair, chances are you’ve been met with a response along the lines of: ‘Haven’t you ever read any Orwell?’ The irony of this statement is usually in how little Orwell that person has actually read.