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Radical Tea Towel UK Blog

Radicals on Trial: Tom Paine's Rights of Man

Posted by Pete on 13th Mar 2021

How one pamphlet infuriated the entire British establishment Long before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the US, there was the trial of Thomas Paine in England. But in the 1790s, … read more

Breaking Ranks

Posted by Pete on 25th Jan 2021

Born today in 1770, Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet of Bramcote, was a radical you might not have expected. The decades either side of 1800 – the so-called 'Age of Revolutions' – were a time o … read more

A People's History of Wales

Posted by Pete on 10th Apr 2019

For a progressive company from Wales, the radical history of our home is fundamental. In 1980, the  first edition of Howard Zinn’s A People's History of the United States was publishe … read more