Radical Tea Towel US Blog

A Soldier In The Army Of Freedom

Posted by Pete on Mar 19th 2018

A few people have heard of revolutionary philosopher Thomas Paine. Some have probably also heard of his pamphlet, 'Rights of Man', published on 16th March in 1791. Sign up for blo … read more

The Radicals Behind Lincoln's 13th Amendment

Posted by Pete on Jan 31st 2018

Sign up for blog updates here One of our newer tea towel characters is Abraham Lincoln. We chose him for what he has come to symbolise – the abolition of slavery in 19th century America. A … read more

Why Our Family Started Selling Tea Towels

Posted by Beatrice on Jan 5th 2018

My mother, Pat, was a radical. A liberal, a feminist, a socialist. A fiercely loyal mother and grandmother. You'd always hear her sticking up for the downtrodden, whoever and w … read more

Eleanor Roosevelt & The UN Declaration Of Human Rights

Posted by Luke on Dec 10th 2017

Exactly 69 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights'. And it's in part thanks to a special woman named Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor fi … read more

Martin Luther King Shows Trump How To Be 'Presidential'

Posted by Luke on Dec 4th 2017

We all thought there were some battles that had been won - battles we'd never have to fight again. And then Trump goes and shares far-right propaganda - reminding us that the age-old war on raci … read more