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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
Thatcher

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

Debunking the 'clash of civilisations'

We need to refute the idea that we're living through a 'Clash of Civilisations' between the West and Islam - it's dangerous bunkum argues Chris Bambery

  • Written by Chris Bambery
  • Category: History
Magna Carta

Their Magna Carta and ours

Magna Carta was a small but significant crack in the edifice of class oppression which remains to be fully torn down writes Sean Ledwith

  • Written by Sean Ledwith
  • Category: History

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