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The Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963

Posted by Pete on 30th Apr 2021

When we think of the Civil Rights Movement we think of the United States - but it happened here too...Rosa Parks's refusal to leave her seat in 1955 made waves not just across the United States, but a … read more

What "Radical" Means to Us

Posted by Tom on 16th Apr 2021

It's a word we throw around a lot... but what do we actually mean? Lamartine in front of the Town Hall of Paris rejects the red flag on 25 February 1848. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) People often … read more

Liberty or Death: The Radical War of 1820

Posted by Pete on 1st Apr 2021

On this day in 1820, a Radical Insurrection swept across ScotlandWhen the Napoleonic Wars came to an end in 1815, Radical politics was at a low ebb across the British Isles. From the trial of Thomas … read more