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The Paradoxes of working class of Russia

The history of the working class of Russia and the USSR is full of paradoxical situations. We will tell you about some of them.

Movie Review: VICE (2018)

A review of the movie about ex-Vice-President of the USA, Dick Cheney.

Women and the Asian Youth Movements

Demonstration of the Anwar Ditta Defence Campaign.

Anandi Ramamurthy analyses the involvement of women within the Asian Youth Movements and how the groups engaged (or didn't) with issues of gender, sexism and women's liberation both within the organisation as well as in their activism.

Paul Brousse (1844-1912)

Paul Brousse

A look at the ideas of Paul Brousse who moved from anarchism to possibilist socialism.

Trade Unionism and the Asian Youth Movements

Asian Youth Movement poster in solidarity with the 1984-85 miners' strike.

A look at the engagement of Asian Youth Movement activists with workers' struggles and the British trade union movement.

The Mexican - Jack London

Jack London's short story about a boxer who prize fights to fund the Mexican revolution.

Bob Black : La abolo de la laboro

ENKONDUKO DE LA TRADUKINTO

Unu el la plej gravaj institucioj en nia moderna socio estas la laboro. La Abolo de la laboro de Bob Black estas la plej grava kritiko al la laboro, iam ajn skribita, kaj sekve la plej revolucia teksto ekzistanta.

The French Army Mutinies of 1917

In the Spring of 1917, many French army units mutinied after enduring years of slaughter and appalling conditions during World War One. Much of the French army on the Western Front was affected. Hear first-hand accounts of the mutiny from the BBC archive.

Strikers in Saris - The Grunwick Strike

In 1976 South Asian women workers who had made Britain their home, led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory. Lakshmi Patel was one of the South Asian women who picketed the Grunwick film-processing factory in north London for two years

Hunter-Gatherers and Human Evolution: New light on old debates - Richard B. Lee

Bayaka singing

A leading specialist on hunter-gatherers exposes Steven Pinker’s poorly-researched claims that humans have always been war-like.

Richard Lee also summarises decades of research on hunter-gatherers showing how they emphasise food-sharing, gender equality and cooperative childcare. Lee concludes that it was this sort of less aggressive and more cooperative social environment in our evolutionary past that permitted the long childhoods required for human brain growth.