Let's start with an important point of order: International Women’s Day is socialist. It’s important because it’s too often forgotten – and yet without knowing its socialist origin story, the history of International Women’s Day makes no sense
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The news over the past few days has been covered with the departure from the Labour Party (and now also from the Tories) of a small number of MPs calling themselves the ‘Independent Group’. The talking-heads buzzing round this story have been
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
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.
115 years ago today, in 1903, the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was born at 62 Nelson Street, Moss Side, Manchester - the Pankhursts' family home. A women-only organisation, the WSPU has come to be recognised as one of the great i