1960s

Overview: The Explosion of Deferred Dreams

Musician and historian Matt Callahan rehistoricizes the San Francisco music scene of the 1960s, reconnecting it to the working class and radical political legacies of the Bay Area.

Enoch Powell: the New Right (1970) - Tom Nairn

Smithfield meat packers strike for Powell - London, 1968.

An assessment of Powell's patriotism and racism and its influence within the politics of his time.

Socialist Fulcrum - Socialist Party of Canada

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Socialist Fulcrum, published quarterly 1968-1984 was an official publication of the Socialist Party of Canada, originally of Victoria branch. Full archive from official two bound volumes.

SPGB Conference and delegate meeting reports

SPGB 1949 delegate meeting cover

The Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB) conference and Autumn delegate meeting (ADM) reports archive.

Monthly London Meetings: 'Social Histories of Revolution: the Long 1960s'

‘Social Histories of Revolution: the Long 1960s’ explores this period from the perspectives of those whose strikes, demonstrations and other forms of struggle shook the world.

The World Sixties

Christopher Connery's classic article theorizing "the world Sixties against the global Nineties," from "The Worlding Project."

The Situationists and May 1968 – Miguel Amorós

A brief review of the role played by the situationists, the enragés, and the Council for the Maintenance of the Occupations (CMDO—composed of “about forty people”) in the movement of May 1968 in France, which the situationists claimed was an aborted “revolution”, but whose “only major victory”, according to Amorós, was “its survival in memory” for, “contrary to the assertions of the SI, the modernization of capitalism and the general proletarianization of the population … did not produce new, broader, and more intransigent forces of denial”, as the spectacle “subjugated its antagonists by manipulating their desires and satisfying false needs”, and its “mercenary thinkers finished the job”.