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José Martí and the Cuban War of Independence

Posted by Pete on May 19th 2022

The story of how Cuban revolutionaries fought off the Spanish Empire... “In what patria can a man take greater pride than in our long-suffering republics of America?” - José Martí In 1808, N … read more

Tom Paine: A Soldier in the Army of Freedom

Posted by Pete on Jun 23rd 2020

Tom Paine, who died on June 8th 1809, was a wonderful radical exported from England to America - much to our loss! First Sunderland Bridge completed in 1796 by Thomas Paine. Source: Wikimedia Commo … read more

Thomas Paine: A Soldier In The Army Of Freedom

Posted by Pete on Oct 31st 2019

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. Or perhaps even his other … read more