Eighty years ago, on 31 March 1934, anarchist and socialist representatives met in a bar in Gijón in the northern Spanish region of Asturias to sign the Workers’ Alliance, a coalition of the trade unions
Russell Brand’s recent editorial in the New Statesman and his subsequent appearance on Newsnight has attracted a significant amount of scrutiny this week. Brand had a lot to say on his ‘disenchantment’ with British politics,
Catherine Fletcher recently posted a comment on this blog on how book covers sell history. As she pointed out, what you should usually judge by its cover isn't the book, it's the publisher’s marketing team.