Working Class History are delighted to be launching the first season of our new occasional podcast, WCH Crime, where true crime meets the struggle for a better world. Our first series is about the Columbia Eagle mutiny in 1970, perhaps the most spectacular act of resistance to the Vietnam war, when two sailors hijacked their ship transporting thousands of tonnes of napalm for US forces, and sailed it to Cambodia. Continue reading “WCH Crime: The Columbia Eagle mutiny”
We are very pleased to announce the launch of Arabic language WCH pages, run by our friends, to help promote radical and people’s history to the world’s 230 million Arabic speakers. Continue reading “Working Class History in Arabic”
John from WCH appeared on the podcast of our friends at historic_ly to talk about the history of working class rebellion and direct action from ancient Egypt to today. Listen below.
Podcast episode about the workers at the Lusty Lady strip club in San Francisco who in 1997 were the first women who managed to unionise a strip joint in the United States, and who later took it over and ran it as a workers’ co-operative. Continue reading “E20: The Exotic Dancers Union”
Episode on the early history of the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union in Australia, in conversation with Paula DeAngelis. Paula is a historian and contributed to Wobblies of the World: a global history of the IWW. Continue reading “E19: The IWW in Australia”
Concluding part of our two-part episode on a people’s history of Zionism and opposition to it within Israel, in conversation with former members of socialist group Matzpen: Moshe Machover, Haim and Udi. Continue reading “E18: Anti-Zionism in Israel, part 2”
A festive and New Year message from WCH. Continue reading “Festive greetings from WCH”
First of a two-part episode on a people’s history of Zionism and opposition to it within Israel, in conversation with former members of Israeli socialist group Matzpen, Moshe Machover, Haim and Udi.
Continue reading “E17: Anti-Zionism in Israel, part 1”
Podcast about the early history of women in the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union in the United States, in conversation with Heather Mayer, author of Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the IWW in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924. Continue reading “E16: Women in the early IWW”
Sick of Santa always getting better presents for rich children? Instead of him, celebrate the festive season with Marx or Bakunin on our Christmas jumpers and porcelain tree ornaments! Continue reading “WCH Christmas merch”