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Workers Dreadnought

Saving the Boss - The Workers' Dreadnought (December 17 1921)

Short section from the Workers' Dreadnought (December 17 1921) on post-war German debt and hyperinflation, arguing against rhetoric of "saving Britain", "saving Europe", "saving civilization" as euphemisms for saving the capitalist system and preserving the state of the mass of workers as dependant wage slaves.

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.

Labour Advice Bureau – Workers’ Dreadnought

Labour Advice Bureau

Here is a sarcastic piece from Sylvia Pankhurst’s Workers’ Dreadnought paper in 1922, it was reprinted as follows in 1961 by the UK-based libertarian socialist group Solidarity in their Solidarity for Workers’ Power journal (vol.1, no. 8).

A constitution for British soviets. Points for a communist programme - Sylvia Pankhurst

Pankhurst outlines her vision of how a system of soviets might be applied to Britain.

You are called to the war - Sylvia Pankhurst

Article in Workers' Dreadnought opposing the involvement of the Allied nations in the Russian Civil War.

Look to the future - Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst discusses the limitations of the increased suffrage of the Representation of the People Act 1918.

The election - Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst

Anti-parliamentary article published in Workers' Dreadnought on the day of the 1918 British general election.

The Lenin revolution: what it means to democracy - Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst announces the Russian Revolution and discusses its relevance to the situation in Britain.

Towards a Communist party - Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst discusses the problems of regroupment facing British left groups, and the proposals to affiliate to the Communist International.

Soviet Russia as I saw it in 1920: the Congress in the Kremlin - Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst's report to Workers' Dreadnaught, on her attendance at the Second Congress of the Communist International, in Moscow, 1920.