A detailed analysis and account of the Rebecca riots in south-west Wales, 1839-1843, examining the interests of different classes at the time.
A short account of the successful protest movement in Wales against excessive road tolls, when locals would wear dresses and blacken their faces in disguise and destroy toll gates.
This page reports how disgruntled workers took over a planned peaceful protest and set off a week of rioting in central London. It names more than 100 of those arrested.
Pamphlet produced by Anti-Fascist Action chronicling violent working class opposition to fascism in the UK over the course of the 20th century.
This interactive map features urban rebellions and incidents of social unrest in Latino communities from 1964 to the present.
A history of the Stonewall riots, where LGBT people in New York City took a stand against violent state repression and battled the police, kickstarting a militant, global gay liberation movement.
There have been at least 64 riots in Latino communities since 1964, but most have been forgotten. Aaron Fountain gives an overview of the rebellions.
An account of the growth of the Working Class movement in England and the United Kingdom, from the middle ages to the 1890's.
A short account of the Detroit anti-police rebellion, one of the biggest uprisings in American history, which ended with more than 40 dead, 7000 arrested and 2000 buildings destroyed.
Superb pamphlet by Valentine Yarnspinner published by the People's Histreh group about a cheese riot in Nottingham in 1766, and other food riots of the time.
Articles about riots related to class struggle, social movements or labour unrest.
Solidarity's excellent pamphlet on mutinies in the British armed forces towards the end of World War I.
B Traven's novel about migrant labourers, poverty, crappy jobs, and the occasional successful strike... Set in 1920s Mexico. Here presented in Kindle and PDF format.
Jeremy Brecher's history and analysis of the huge strike across the steel industry in 1919, which was defeated by a combination of massive repression and undermining by the unions.
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