All of us have heard of the 4th of July. I'd venture many of us also know the 14 th of July - Bastille Day – when the French masses proclaimed ' Liberté, Egalité, et Fraternité' for all the world to hear. But I i
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Former Prime Minister Clement Attlee - 126 years old today - is lionised in Labour circles. In truth he was a mixed bag - who nonetheless compares very well to other political figures of his era. It was often said of the old Labour PM, Harold
Major forthcoming dates include the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre and round anniversaries for the French Revolution and Chartist Rising in Newport. But what's the real point of recalling these events? We're on the threshold of a year f
This is the third part of our series on the 1918 General Election. As well as for women and Ireland, the election was a landmark for the Labour Party. But some true radicals such as Scottish politician John Maclean have been forgotten. Until now.
When the Windrush scandal broke a few months ago and we discovered the Home Office was hounding long established members of the British Afro-Caribbean community, telling them they had to leave, countless people came to their defence. It was a pr