History


Democracy in focus: a post-austerity state

8 January 2020 The UK needs a people’s constitution to defend rights and enable us to fulfil our potential, writes Hilary Wainwright

Radical Roots – Corbyn and the Tradition of English Radicalism

14 October 2019 The ideas underpinning Corbynism are deeply embedded in the English radical tradition. Reclaiming this tradition can play a key part in reinvigorating our ambitions for the future. By MICHAEL CALDERBANK with HILARY WAINWRIGHT

Whose history? Why the People’s History Museum is vital

5 July 2019 In recent months, high-profile figures have claimed museums should be ‘neutral’ spaces. Thank goodness, then, for the People’s History Museum, writes Danielle Child

Rewriting history: museums and ‘neutrality’

5 July 2019 Museums are socially vital precisely because of their political nature, says Siobhan McGuirk

Marx’s Capital at 150: an invitation to history

30 September 2017 Radhika Desai says Capital by Karl Marx is still an essential read on the 150th anniversary of its publication

Power Games: A Political History

5 December 2016 Malcolm Maclean reviews Jules Boykoff's Power Games: A Political History

The abolition of Art History A-Level will exacerbate social inequality

29 November 2016 This is a massive blow to the rights of ordinary kids to have the same opportunities as their more privileged peers. Danielle Child reports.

The myth of the 1970s

23 October 2014 In the 1970s, they say, the dead lay unburied, greedy unions held the country to ransom and a divided country was impossible to govern, John Medhurst asks: was it really so bad?

Brushing history against the grain

31 May 2013 We can’t decipher the present without examining its foundations in the battles of the past, writes Mike Marqusee

Beyond the Fragments is more than history

21 April 2013 The book was part of challenging the left's methods of organisation, writes Alice Robson - and that struggle continues today as it is republished



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