UK

The time suffragette Theresa Garnett horsewhipped Winston Churchill

Theresa Garnett in 1909

A short account of suffragette Theresa Garnett attacking then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill with a horsewhip in 1909, written by Anny Cullum.

The weaker sex? Violence and the suffragette movement

Police survey Saunderton Railway Station after a suffragette arson attack, 1913

Fern Riddell examines violence used by the UK suffragette movement in the early 20th century, and why it is often ignored by historians.

The 1972 miners' strike: popular agency and industrial politics in Britain

Pickets during the 1972 miners' strike

A detailed and informative account of the successful nationwide strike of UK miners in 1972, written as an academic paper by Jim Phillips.

Anarchists in social work: known to the authorities

A compendium of anarchist writings on social work and work in mental health services, published in 2004.

The Void

The Void banner image

An archive of the fantastic blog, The Void, by anarchist unemployed activist Johnny Void.

Brighton hospitality worker gets £600 payout after demanding holiday pay for herself and her workmates

One of the most common problems faced by workers in the hospitality industry is the withdrawal of holiday pay. In an industry dominated by zero-hour contracts, many workers and even employers are unaware of workers' legal right to holiday pay, even when on a zero-hours contract. This was the case for one former waitress at a cafe in the North Laine.

Debate: socialism or anarchism?

Report of a public debate held at Bethnal Green Library on Friday 16 May, 1957, between the Socialist Party of Great Britain and the London Anarchist Group.

The Commonweal

An incomplete archive of the publication The Commonweal produced by the Socialist League which was one of the earliest socialist/anarchist organisations in the UK, and edited by William Morris.

Interview With a British Black Panther: Neil Kenlock

An interview with Neil Kenlock, a member of the British Black Panthers and the groups main photographer. A sample of his photography is here.The interview by Vice was prompted by a gallery showing of his work in 2013.

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.