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Jane Addams: A Chicago Story

Posted by Pete on Sep 8th 2018

History gives us many examples of cities which have shown a special talent for producing radical politics. 'Rote Wien' (Red Vienna) was known as a socialist stronghold between the wars until t … read more

Crazy Horse's Last Stand

Posted by Pete on Sep 5th 2018

In the early 1940s a Lakota Indian Chief, Henry Standing Bear, wrote to the Polish-American architect Korczak Ziolkowski and asked if he'd be willing to build a monument to commemorate Native Ameri … read more

A Speech in Washington

Posted by Luke on Aug 28th 2018

It's 55 years today that "the moral leader of our nation" delivered his beautiful speech: 'I Have a Dream', at the 1963 'March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom'. I know that you've probably … read more

Values From The Revolution

Posted by Luke on Jul 4th 2018

"All men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." - Thomas Jefferson, July 4th, 1776 Despite my childhood growing up among those bad-guy redcoat … read more

The Price of Emma Goldman's Idealism

Posted by Pete on Jun 27th 2018

Left-wingers sometimes ask, resentfully, 'Why is there no socialism in the USA?' The point isn't 100% true, but you can't deny that socialism has had a far less successful past century in the … read more