During the later years of the Vietnam war, a little-known but powerful rebellion developed within the ranks of the US forces. In this two-part episode, we talk about the GI resistance to the war with Jerry Lembcke, a Vietnam army veteran, now sociologist and author, and Bart, a navy veteran about their experiences. Continue reading “E10: The GI resistance in Vietnam, part 1”
John from WCH tells the story of the Spanish civil war and revolution of 1936-9 on the Revolutionary Left Radio podcast. Continue reading “Spanish civil war podcast”
Podcast episode about the later history of the revolutionary union the Industrial Workers of the World 1918-1950s. We went to Chicago to talk to our friend Warren to learn more about this little-known period in the union’s history. Continue reading “E9: The Industrial Workers of the World in the US, 1918-1950s”
The first in a series of episodes we will be producing about the Vietnam war. Here we talk to historian and author of Strike! Jeremy Brecher about the strike wave which swept the United States during the Vietnam war in the 1960s and 70s.
Continue reading “E8: The Vietnam war strike wave”
Our latest podcast, on the West Virginia mine wars 1902-1922. We speak with Catherine Moore and others from the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum, as well as some striking West Virginia teachers about the conflicts, and how they are remembered today. Continue reading “WCH E7: The West Virginia mine wars, 1902-1922”
Episode about the early history of the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union in the United States, 1905-1918. In conversation with Peter Cole, coeditor of the new book Wobblies of the World: a Global History of the IWW. Continue reading “WCH E6: The Industrial Workers of the World in the US, 1905-1918”
An interview with Andy Littlechild, a rail track charge hand and rail workers’ union official, about Workmates: a fighting organisation of permanent and agency contract workers on London Underground in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Continue reading “WCH E5: Workmates – organising with agency workers on London Underground”
Podcast episode with historian Nick Heath about anti-Nazi youth cultural movements in fascist Europe during World War II. In particular we look at the German Edelweiss Pirates and Swing Kids, the French Zazous and the Austrian Schlurfs. Continue reading “WCH4: Anti-Nazi youth movements in World War II”
Second of our two-part interview with John Barker, Angry Brigade prisoner, covering the arrests, the sensational trial, his time in prison and the political situation upon his release in the late 1970s.
The first of a two-part interview about the Angry Brigade, Britain’s first urban guerrilla group, with John Barker, author who in 1972 was convicted for being part of the organisation. Continue reading “Episode 2: The Angry Brigade, part 1”