This is the text of a talk given at the Queen Mary University conference, 'Resisting Ecocide: Restoring Balance and Harmony to West Papua', on December 9, 2022. Edmund Husserl, considered one of 20th century Europe’s greatest philosophers, once commented on what he considered to be the basic universal trait of humanity. ‘Man is the rational…
John Bowden on prison regimes, totalitarian control and radicalisation
Below is a short piece from friend and comrade John Bowden, who has been holed up in the English prison system for several decades. Despite having served well over his sentence, he continues to be detained, plainly due to his left-wing and anti-authoritarian politics. There is a group of prisoners who although imprisoned for non-political…
Did right-wing forces plan a coup against a Labour prime minister in the 1970s?
Some aristocrats, Mi5 agents and army officials at least began discussing a military coup against the relatively moderate government of Harold Wilson in the 1970s.
Warwick’s History, Establishment Secrecy and the Reaction to 1968
Text of a speech given to the Free University of Warwick on February 23, 2018.