!No Pasaran! Womens Liberation and the Spanish Revolution

The news today is dominated by the vast gender pay gap in the ranks of the BBC – the state owned British television broadcaster that is ironically regularly attacked by the more reactionary elements of Britain’s right-wing press for its perceived overzealous culture of political correctness. Continuing the theme of the 81st anniversary of General…

“We must build a kind of United States of Europe” Churchill 1946

The weeks news in Britain has centred upon the Great Repeal Bill and has therefore been very Brexit heavy, and so by association, very European Union heavy. For a historical story of relevance to contemporary events I have opted not for one regarding the European Union directly but one regarding what could have been; one…