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Tupac Shakur: Rap Revolution

A look at the political life of Tupac Shakur, and the implications for today's black movement, from Sean Ledwith

  • Written by Sean Ledwith
  • Category: History
A crowd gathers at the Mansion House in Dublin in the days before the truce in July 1921. Photo: Wikipedia

How the Easter Rising changed the world

In the final part of our series, Chris Bambery argues that the Easter Rising relaunched the struggle for independence in Ireland and inspired national liberation movements globally

  • Written by Chris Bambery
  • Category: History
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Home Rule and the roots of the Easter Rising

As the hundredth anniversary of the Easter Rising approaches, Counterfire is running a new 3-part series by Chris Bambery on the struggle for Irish independence

  • Written by Chris Bambery
  • Category: History

Lost and found Shelley poem

A lost poem by the revolutionary poet Percy Bysshe Shelley has been found. Jackie Mulhallen takes a read and investigates

  • Written by Jackie Mulhallen
  • Category: History

Labour: a party always divided

As support for Jeremy Corbyn has grown so has the determination of those who have run Labour for years to hang on to as much power as they can - this is not new says Lindsey German

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: History

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