Eric Hobsbawm wasn’t just a historian of the twentieth-century communist movement: he was part of it.
Matt Myers is a doctoral student at the University of Oxford. A writer and contributor to several publications and journals, he is the author of the recent book 'Student Revolt: Voices of the Austerity Generation'.
French students face a critical juncture in their fight against Emmanuel Macron. But the movement’s real strength may lie outside the campus.
In 1922 communist militant Shapurji Saklatvala was elected on a Labour Party ticket, becoming the first MP of color in the party’s history.
Corbyn challenger Owen Smith claims the heritage of one of Britain's great radicals — but his record doesn't measure up.