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A collection of articles from The Socialist and Socialism Today on the socialist case for voting exit in the EU referendum

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This book shows the miners were right to take the action they did. They could have won a victory which would have raised the sights and confidence of the whole working-class movement.

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For years Rupert Murdoch's newspapers had been hacking, spying, blagging, bribing and destroying the evidence. They thought they were untouchable. They were wrong.

 

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Published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the 1983 election, Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge draws from interviews with many of the key participants.

 

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A reprint of the main articles from the original 1988 pamphlet

 

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Land of Whose Fathers? takes the reader from the very start of the industrial revolution in Wales right up to the turn of the 21st century

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The Prison Officers' Association finally gained recognition in 1939, after decades of struggle. The story presented here is epitomised in the POA's historic slogan 'Unity is Strength'.

 

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A compilation of articles by campaigners fighting to stop the destruction of the NHS

 

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Contains articles on the Leeds Gasworkers strike 1890, the Manningham Mills strike 1890-1, the Old Dog Strike 1909, the Yeadon lockout 1913 and the Leeds Corporation strike 1913.

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Peter Taaffe and Tony Mulhearn's book depicting the struggle of the Militant-led Liverpool City Council 1983-7 against the Thatcher governments cuts, which draws out numeorus lessons for future struggles.

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After a generation of retreat and decline, the trade unions are once more starting to command the public agenda and become a major force in political and social life in the UK. 

 

 

 

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Facing probable redundancy in his mid-fifties, South Elmsall miner Arthur Wakefield, fought for jobs and communities throughout the great strike of 1984/85.

 

 

 

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Twenty years since the 84/85 miners' strike, this is the story of that bitter, year-long dispute is told through the memories of people from mining communities who took part in it.

 

 

 

 

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This is Volume Five of a history of the British Communist Party in the twentieth century, and covers the period from 1951 to 1968.

 

 

 

 

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This is not a conventional biography, but a number of brilliant interpretative essays, analysing the forces which Cromwell helped to create, and which created him.

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A Very British Strike draws on previously unpublished sources and contemporary accounts as well as research, building a picture of exaclty how and why the Strike began and ended less than two weeks later

 

 

 

 

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New updated edition of Seamus Milne's classic book on the secret war against the miners

 

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In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books.
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Only 30 miners out of 2,000 from the Leicestershire coalfield struck against the pit closure programme. They became renowned as The Dirty Thirty.

 

 

 

 

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Anna Minton’s acclaimed polemic, now updated to cover the UK property collapse and London’s controversial Olympic Park, shows us the face of Britain today.

 

 

 

 

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The Strange Death of Labour Scotland analyses the rise and fall of Labour in Scotland and asks: is Labour's decline irreversible?

 

 

 

 

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In January 1986, some 5,500 workers employed by four of Britain's national newspapers were sacked. Bad News tells the story of an ordinary group of people thrown into extraordinary circumstances, and how those circumstances affected their lives.

 

 

 

 

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This lavishly illustrated centenary account of the birth of the New Unionism brings to life one of the most important moments in labour history through the remarkable lives of those involved.

 

 

 

 

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George Lansbury's account of the formation and history of the Daily Herald newspaper

 

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In the summer of ’61 John Profumo, Minister for War, enjoyed a brief affair with Christine Keeler…
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Singing from the Floor is the story of this remarkable movement, faithfully captured in the voices of those who formed it by JP Bean
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In 2007, four trade unionists from different UNISON branches were publicly and unjustly accused of racism. This book tells the story of the campaign that cleared them of all charges.

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Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.

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The classic social history of the great English agricultural uprising of 1830, from two of the greatest modern historians

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Owen Jones sets out on a journey into the heart of our Establishment, from the lobbies of Westminster to the newsrooms, boardrooms and trading rooms of Fleet Street and the City.

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