Islington

'Don't be a soldier!' The radical anti-war movement in north London 1914-1918 - Ken Weller

Antiwar demonstration in Trafalgar Square, 1914

Ken Weller of Solidarity's excellent and detailed historical account of working class opposition to World War I in North London, which offers a snapshot of the anti-war movement nationally.

Wildcat strike at Royal Mail delivery office gets the goods

Staff at a London delivery office have taken unlawful strike action and won the reinstatement of a fellow worker.

White Lion Free School Islington

A personal account of being a student at the White Lion Free School in Islington, London, which existed from 1972 to 1990. Its primarily to counter a negative perception given by a former teacher, who wrote a book called 'Free School: The White Lion Experience'.

Unwaged fightback - A history of Islington Action Group of the Unwaged - 1980-86

The history of an unwaged workers' group in 1980s London, its efforts to establish and run a centre for the unemployed and its relationship to the Miners' Strike and other struggles of its times.