The Iceland women’s strike, 1975

Women on strike in Reykjavik, 1975

A short history of the strike, or day off, by 90% of women in Iceland for equality with men on 24 October, 1975, written by Steven Johns.

Secrets and bombs: The Piazza Fontana bombing and the Strategy of Tension

The Italicus Express bombing by fascists, 1974

Extremely informative set of writings on the Italian secret state counter-subversion program during the mass struggles of the 1960s and 70s.

Slavery Emancipation: 1848

Article exploring the relationship between the Revolution of 1848 and the final abolition of slavery in the French colonies.

Senegal in 1848

An article about the impact of the 1848 Revolution in France on its colonial possession of Senegal and the limits of freedom reform by decree, and the right to vote.

The Communist League: Martin Hundt

History of the origins of the Communist League and its actions and influence during the 1848 revolutions in the German states and Europe.

June Days: Paris 1848

Account of the events in June 1848 when the workers of Paris rose up against the conservative republican government and its plans to abolish government supported workshops.

An account of the BFI strike, 1974

BFI strike, 1974

A short personal account of a strike at the British Film Institute in 1974 by Jonathan Rosenbaum.

An account of the British Film Institute strikes, 2002

Picket line outside the head office

A short personal account of the strikes at the British Film Institute (BFI) in London in 2002.

Abba Gordin: A portait of a Jewish anarchist

A brief biography of a major figure in Russian anarchism, written by Israeli journalist Joseph Nedava.

Pepper to throw at fascists: the forgotten women of Cable Street

A woman is arrested during the Battle of Cable Street

As we commemorate the Battle of Cable Street, it's important to recognise the role women played – and their legacy today.