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The Miner's Strike and the politics of punk

Punk music in the UK was arguably a response to the poor conditions of living during James Callaghan’s time as Labour Prime Minister. Though it wasn’t until Thatcher came to power that punk really hit its political stride. 958 more words


Who can really remember what happened thirty years ago?

I have been filming a series of video oral history interviews asking interviewees to recall events of twenty or twenty five years ago. Some people have total recall it seems “as if it were yesterday”.  524 more words


Should Species and Class produce a print edition?

By Jon Hochschartner

As a result of my off-and-on time in the newspaper industry, a large part of me instinctively recoils at the thought of a publication such as… 218 more words