1980s

The rise of the right in the United States

Nostalgia in the UK

An article by the Bash Street Kids looking at the history of UK anarchism in the 1980s. This article was first published as part of Smash Hits Bulletin #3, and was subsequently made available on the internet by uncarved.org.

Socialist View - World Socialist Party of Ireland

socialist-view-1987-4-feb

Full archive of Socialist View, the publication of the World Socialist Party of Ireland, a companion party of the World Socialist Movement

Discussion Bulletin

Discussion Bulletin 1995 70 Mar Apr

Discussion Bulletin edited by Frank Girard was published quarterly from 1983 to 2003. See also the publication titled The Libertarian Communist Discussion Bulletin (2009-2015).

Liverpool 1981 - An Eye Witness Account of the Toxteth Riots

A personal account of the racist policing which sparked riots in the Toxteth area of Liverpool in 1981.

Workers and students - Hagen Koo

A chapter on the alliances and solidarity between South Korean industrial workers and radical students in the 1970s and '80s.

1988: The Tompkins Square Riot

A brief account of the riot of 1988 when Police started evicting homeless people from Tompkins Square park. The event led to the exposure of widespread brutality by the precinct police.

Italy 1980-81: After Marx, jail! The attempted destruction of a communist movement - Red Notes

A person in mime makeup, black and white

Red Notes' pamphlet charting the repression of Italy's 1970s extraparliamentary communist movement, when thousands of radical workers and intellectuals were swept into the country's jails.

Gender politics in the Korean transition to democracy

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