History

Preamble of the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association

Preamble of the LFLRA, the first women labor organization in America, which appeared in the Voice of Industry newspaper. The LFLRA were textile workers who agitated for a ten-hour workday and other improvements.

The Forgotten History of New York’s Bagel Famines

"Remembering Local 338 and the world’s toughest bagel bakers." Written by Natasha Frost. Published by Atlas Obscura in 2018.

Summary of the Shinmin Prefecture

A short historical summary of the forgotten Korean project known as Shinmin Prefecture and Korean People's Association in Manchuria. This was a self-governing region of around two million people from 1929 to 1931.

Gwangju Diary: Beyond Death, Beyond the Darkness of the Age – Lee Jae-eui

Gwangju demonstrators around the fountain

2017 PDF edition of the seminal Gwangju Diary, written by Lee Jae-eui, and originally published in 1985, with an eyewitness day-to-day account of the Gwangju uprising of 1980.

Meccano factory occupation timeline

A timeline of the 1979 occupation of the Wavertree Meccano factory by mostly women workers, written by Dr Greig Campbell.

March 1920, Germany: Military Coup and the Strike that Stopped the Generals – Bernd Hendricks

PDF diary of the Kapp putsch, written by Bernd Hendricks for social media in 2020.

Revolution in Germany 1918-1919 – Bernd Hendricks

PDF diary of the German Revolution of 1918 written by Bernd Hendricks for use on social media in 2018.

Revolutionary Fetishism - Ada Martí, Estudios 160, Jan 1937

An early critique of the fashion for revolutionary images in Civil War Barcelona. The author was a member of the Libertarian Youth and a leading light in the Federación Estudiantil de Conciencias Libres (Student Free Thought Federation).

Struggle for the Land: Racism, Class, and Solidarity in the Six Nations Land Reclamation

Douglas Creek Estates

As the Community Friends suggest, the days when the Canadian government or non-Native vigilantes could drive First Nations people off their land must come to an end. Yet as events, including the police raid and the Citizens' Alliance rallies, have shown, throughout the period of the Douglas Creek reclamation, making those days history cannot be taken for granted and will require much organizing and planning over the part that might be played by non-Native allies.

Revolution in the Era of Pandemics - Mark Kosman

Revolution in the era of Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic, capitalist decline and the prospects for a carers revolution.