This is the homepage of the Working Class History podcast: a podcast about all of those who have fought for a better world.
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If you’re new to our podcast and don’t know where to start, here are some of our best episodes which we recommend checking out first, depending on which subject interests you most:
- E21-24: WCH Crime: The Columbia Eagle mutiny – about the hijacking of a ship full of napalm by two anti-war US sailors during the Vietnam war.
- E20: The Exotic Dancers Union – about strippers who successfully unionised their workplace, then took it over.
- E25-26: The Stonewall riots and Pride at 50 – about the Stonewall LGBT+ rebellion in New York City in 1969 and the birth of Pride and the gay liberation movement.
- E48-49: Green bans – about construction workers in Australia in the 1970s refusing to undertake environmentally or socially destructive development.
- E41-42: The Portuguese revolution – about the Carnation revolution of 1974-5 which overthrew the right-wing Estado Novo dictatorship and the Portuguese empire.
- E33-34: Asian youth movements in Bradford – about young people, mostly of South Asian descent in Bradford, England organising and fighting white supremacists and state racism.
- E30-31: The Hong Kong riots, 1967 – about the rebellion against British colonial rule on the island which won significant improvements in everyday life.
- E27-29: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners – about the young LGBT+ people who transformed the workers’ movement supporting the UK strike of coalminers in 1984-5.
- E12: The League of Revolutionary Black Workers – about radical Black autoworkers organising in Detroit in the 1970s.
- E14: The Vietnam war with Noam Chomsky – we speak about the geopolitics of the conflict, and hear the human cost from a member of the Vietnamese Women’s Union.
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Working Class Literature
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