History

The massacre of the internationalist communists in Greece, December 1944

KKE headquarters, December 1944

An account of the killings of internationalist communists, Trotskyists and anarchists by nationalist communists in the Greek resistance movement during World War II.

When toil meant trouble: Butte's labour heritage

1914: radical miners attack their union HQ for being too close with management

A short roundup of key events in working class history in Butte, Montana, with a labour history timeline from the 19th century up to 1986, by George Everett.

Florence S. Boos- The Socialist League

Florence S. Boos gives a short overview of the history of the Socialist League of the 1880s and 1890s, one of the most important organisations in the early history of marxism and anarchism in Britain.

Database of repression of the IWW, 1906-1920

An IWW office after a police raid, 1919

A table detailing hundreds of instances of state and employer repression of the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union in the United States in the early part of the 20th century.

Gender politics in the Korean transition to democracy

Jeong-Lim Nam's essay on Korean women's battles against dictatorship in the 1980s.

1979: The White Night Riot

Brief history of what became known as the White Night Riots in the aftermath of the murder of openly gay supervisor Harvey Milk and progressive mayor George Muscone.

1944-52: Solomon Islanders Establish Autonomus Village Movement

In response to oppression by the British Empire the indigenous islanders turned to a Movement establishing autonomous villages outside the colonial economy.

1944: Nicaraguan Students Campaign Against Government

An history of the early opposition to the growing autocracy of Anastasio Somoza in Nicaragua.

1982: Marshall Islanders Protest Weapons Testing

The decision by the United States to resume weapons tests on the Marshall islands provoke a massive campaign of civil disobedience by the local population.

1980-1: Guam Teachers Strike

In 1980 the island of Guam's teachers went on strike for a living wage increase.