Italy In The 1970s: Bodies In The Street, A Tale Of A Country Like Ours

Life Before Thatcher
In the 1970s, Italy came to the brink of revolution, the most widespread assault on state power Western Europe had seen since the Spanish revolution. Every aspect of the state’s functioning was aggressively challenged. Millions of people were actively imposing their demands - workers, students, women. New ways of doing politics were developed including strikes, wildcats, student revolts, armed struggle and people having fun. These are all part of the story. The history of Italian radicalism in […]

BRHG Take Manhattan

During November several of the BRHG mob made their way to New York where they gave a few talks and attended the MN30 conference to mark 30 years of the Midnight Notes collective. On Thursday 12th November BRHG gave a talk about how the group operates and what we do at the Brecht Forum called Radical History "From Below". The day after this Roger, Anny, Millsie and Rich gave talks on their chosen specialist subjects at 16 Beaver, the title of this evening was Why History Matters... & Why […]

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