Nineteen sixty-eight was one exciting moment in a much larger movement. It spawned a whole range of movements.
The Marxist historian casts his eyes back 40 years
In May '68, Paul Johnson, the then editor of the New Statesman, extolled Parisian student power in a
Was it a great beginning . . . or just the final great street festival before the darkness closed in
In 1968 one of the most prominent protests in the UK was at the Hornsey College of Art...
It was men who led the demos. We weren't aware of what would soon be called women's liberation, writ
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Test yourself - are you still true to the spirit of 1968?
So, where was the Labour Party in the year of revolution and street protests? The great conscience of the Left, a man who can look back on many righteous, principled battles fought, still seems troubled by his lack of participation in the movement of 1968.