Podcast episode in which we talk about our new book, Working Class History: Everyday Acts of Resistance & Rebellion, with our friends at the Coffee with Comrades podcast, which they edited and put out as their episode 114. They kindly shared the audio with us, which we have lightly edited for brevity and include here as our latest episode.Continue reading “E50: Working Class History, the book”
E49: Anti-Racist Action in Minneapolis
As a far-right mob storms the Capitol in Washington DC, learn more about the history of opposition to white supremacy in the US. This podcast episode tells the story of Anti-Racist Action, a militant anti-fascist organisation in Minneapolis, Minnesota founded in the 1980s. Continue reading “E49: Anti-Racist Action in Minneapolis”
E47-48: Green bans
Double podcast episode about green bans by building workers in Australia from 1970 to 1975 which held up billions of dollars of development which would have been harmful to the environment, or working class and Aboriginal communities.Continue reading “E47-48: Green bans”
E43-46: The movement against the Vietnam war in the US
A four-part podcast miniseries about opposition to the wars in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the United States. We speak with Cora Weiss, Vivian Rothstein, Omali Yeshitela, Michael Novick and Joe Maizlish about their participation in a movement which grew from being a small fringe to having the support of the majority of the population.Continue reading “E43-46: The movement against the Vietnam war in the US”
Working Class History: the book!
We are super happy to announce that we have just published our first book, Working Class History: Everyday Acts of Resistance & Rebellion.
E41-42: The Portuguese revolution
Double podcast episode about the Portuguese revolution of 1974-5, also known as the Carnation Revolution, which overthrew the Portuguese empire and the right-wing Estado Novo regime.Continue reading “E41-42: The Portuguese revolution”
E39-40: The Spanish civil war – an introduction
Double podcast episode where we give a brief general overview of the Spanish civil war and revolution which broke out after the attempted military coup by right-wing general Francisco Franco 1936-1939.Continue reading “E39-40: The Spanish civil war – an introduction”
E38: Mutiny! with Srsly Wrong
Special Working Class History episode produced by our friends at lefty comedy podcast Srsly Wrong, speaking with John from WCH about mutinies: rebellions in the armed forces.Continue reading “E38: Mutiny! with Srsly Wrong”
WCH collaboration with Collecteurs
Working Class History has contributed numerous essays to the 1-31 digital collection, curated by Adam Carr at Collecteurs. Check them out after the jump. Continue reading “WCH collaboration with Collecteurs”
E35-37: The 43 Group
Podcast miniseries about the 43 Group of mostly Jewish ex-servicemen and women who battled Oswald Mosley’s fascists in Britain’s streets after World War II.
We speak with Daniel Sonabend, author of We Fight Fascists: The 43 Group and Their Forgotten Battle for Post-War Britain, as well as Jules Konopinski, who was a member of the group.