Monthly Archives: January 2014

All their pledges to international socialism proved to be worthless

JT Murphy on the left and the outbreak of the First World War An excerpt from ‘Preparing For Power: A Critical Study of the History of British Working Class Movement’, 1932. Initially involved in the militant trade union movement, and … Continue reading

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Neither Gove, Nor Baldrick, But Shirking and Skulking

Recently we’ve been treated to a publc spat between education secretary Michael Gove and Sir Tony ‘Baldrick’ Robinson, about whether the glorious history of ‘our boys’ and their noble sacrifice during World War 1 was being undermined by ‘leftwing teachers … Continue reading

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