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OTD: The Stonewall Riots Bring a Sea Change in LGBT Activism

Content warning: Homophobia. Today, despite the battle for LGBT rights and liberation being far from won, its cause seems more mainstream than it has ever been. At Pride celebrations in many countries, corporations and politicians join the marchers, keen to show themselves as allies of the movement. Given that, it is remarkable to think just […]

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History

OTD: Muhammad Ali takes up the fight against the Vietnam War.

Today, Muhammad Ali in the popular imagination is a universally beloved figure. In the outpouring of grief following his death in 2016, the former heavyweight champion was mourned across the world, with over one billion tuning in to his memorial service. Ali’s charisma and campaigning for suffers of Parkinson’s disease particularly endeared him to the […]

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Opinion

In The Post-Coronavirus Landscape, The Left Must Take The Opportunity to Build a Better World

That we are living through strange times has become the cliché of our day. Across much of the world, whole nations are in lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of Coronavirus. This represents a total transformation in the circumstances we began the 2020s on just a few months ago, and there is increasing […]