The Woman's/Workers' Dreadnought

Weekly suffragette and later left-wing communist newspaper founded by Sylvia Pankhurst, first appearing as The Woman's Dreadnought in March 1914 and then as The Workers' Dreadnought in July 1917. Scans taken from LSE Digital Library Women's Rights Collection.

Submitted by adri on March 30, 2020

The Workers' Dreadnought (July 28 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 14, 2020

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wd_07281917.pdf (5.2 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (August 4 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 14, 2020

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wd_08041917.pdf (5.08 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (August 11 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 15, 2020

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wd_08111917.pdf (5.21 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (August 18 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 15, 2020

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wd_08181917.pdf (4.97 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (November 26 1921)

Contains the first part (out of seven parts total) of the first version of the text "Communism and its Tactics", as well as part of an older text by Kropotkin on revolution, writings on Esperanto, and more.

Submitted by adri on March 30, 2020

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wd_11261921.pdf (7.5 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (December 3 1921)

Contains part two of Pankhurst's first version of "Communism and its Tactics", an essay by Pankhurst praising Labour Pary founder Keir Hardie and critiquing Hardie contemporary Henry Hyndman, the second part of an older text by Kropotkin on revolution, and more.

Submitted by adri on March 31, 2020

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wd_12031921.pdf (7.55 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (December 10 1921)

Contains part three of the first version of Pankhurst's "Communism and its Tactics", extracts from bourgeois economist Fredrick Bastiat's "Economic Sophisms" on the conflicting interests between producers and consumers (serving here as an indictment of capitalist production), part four of a text by Charles Brower on the historic background of the Communist Manifesto, and other content.

Submitted by adri on March 31, 2020

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wd_12101921.pdf (7.39 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (December 24 1921)

Contains part four of version one of Pankhurst's "Communism and its Tactics", the sixth part of a text by Charles Brower on the background of the Communist Manifesto, part four of an older text by Kropotkin on revolution, and more.

Submitted by adri on March 31, 2020

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wd_12241921.pdf (7.58 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (January 28 1922)

Contains part five of Pankhurst's "Communism and its Tactics," a critique of British-capitalist imperialism against then PM Lloyd George's calls for peace, and other content.

Submitted by adri on April 7, 2020

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wd_01281922.pdf (7.47 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (February 4 1922)

Contains part six of Pankhurst's "Communism and its Tactics", a short story by socialist writer Anatole France, part eight of an older text by Kropotkin on revolution, and other content.

Submitted by adri on April 8, 2020

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wd_02041922.pdf (7.58 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (March 11 1922)

Contains the seventh and final part of the first version of Pankhurst's "Communism and its Tactics," part three of Kropotkin's "The Wage System," and other content.

Submitted by adri on April 8, 2020

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wd_03111922.pdf (7.4 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (August 25 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 16, 2020

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wd_08251917.pdf (5.24 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (October 13 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 19, 2020

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wd_10131917.pdf (3.68 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (September 1 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 17, 2020

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wd_09011917.pdf (3.32 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (September 15 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 18, 2020

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wd_09151917.pdf (5.15 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (September 22 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 18, 2020

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wd_09221917.pdf (3.39 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (September 29 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 19, 2020

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wd_09291917.pdf (4.2 MB)

The Workers' Dreadnought (September 8 1917)

Submitted by adri on May 17, 2020

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wd_09081917.pdf (3.43 MB)