Our latest tea towel design honours the late Harry Leslie Smith, one of the staunchest modern advocates for our National Health Service. With American plutocrats turning their eyes on the NHS, it’s more important than ever that we continue to defend
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In 1960, the Congolese people, after breaking free from the Belgian Empire, elected Patrice Lumumba as their first Prime Minister. But his administration – and life – were cut short by Western governments, angry that his economic plans favoured the p
The Battle of Orgreave remains one of the most harrowing moments in the history of the British labour movement. Today marks 35 years since the Battle of Orgreave – when, during the height of the 1984-85 Miners' Strike, 6,000 riot police assaul
Have you ever wondered why aprons were invented? Deriving from the French word ‘naperon’, meaning a small table cloth, aprons have been symbolic of different things throughout history. In ancient times, the apron was worn for practical, decorative
65 years ago today, codebreaker and WWII hero Alan Turing was driven to the point of suicide by the British state – for the simple crime of being gay. During the 1930s and 40s, one hundred thousand gay men were arrested in Nazi Germany.