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China: Tiananmen, 30 years on

100 years of the Chinese revolution

On 4 May, 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications, a notoriously pro-Japanese figure. Read more...

The Macedonian Referendum and its background

At the NATO security conference in Munich, the leaders of the Greek and newly renamed North- Macedonian governments were honoured for “setting aside” long standing differences over the name of the rep Read more...

Fifty years of the struggle against the Orange state

Fifty years ago, on October 5, 1968, a peaceful civil rights march was savagely beaten off the streets of Derry by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). Read more...

100 Years since Germany's November Revolution

Part II The Road to Defeat

The Role of the USPD Read more...

100 Years since Germany's November Revolution

Part 1: War and Revolution Read more...

The Crisis in South Africa

Many schools, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. Read more...

Prague 68: Revolution and Counter Revolution

1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. Read more...

May '68: "Everything was possible"

Fifty years ago this month, France was rocked by the biggest general strike in European history. Read more...

The 70th anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre

THIS YEAR’S celebrations of the anniversary of the foundation of the State of Israel were bigger than ever. Read more...

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