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Rocking Against Racism: Trotskyism, Communism, and Punk in Britain

Jeremy Tranmer

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Rock Against Racism was one of the most dynamic and innovative British social movements of the 1970s, bringing together music fans and left-wing activists in the struggle against the far-right ... More


Adolf Hitler: The Political Emotionasaurus Rex

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter's focus is on Adolf Hitler, as well as his Aryan race, who did more than anyone else to bring the twentieth century to its knees through mass destruction and genocide. It notes that the ... More


Apostates and True Believers

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The political and cultural landscape of the years after World War II are explored in relation to the deradicalization of one-time revolutionary intellectuals. The transformation of Stalinism into a ... More


The Respect experiment

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 9 looks at the attempt by some on the left (especially the Socialist Workers’ Party) to build on the movement against the Iraq war and create a new political party combining socialists and ... More


Revolutionary Marxism: Grace, Black Protest, and the Johnson-Forest Tendency

Stephen M. Ward

in In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Grace Lee Boggs engaged with radical politics upon her arrival in Chicago. After joining the Workers Party, she became a Trotskyist. She used her connections to the radical ... More


Political communication and the ‘loony left’

Bryce Evans

in Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380277
eISBN:
9781781381564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380277.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how, for small political groups, the challenge of getting their message across is essentially one of resources and imagination. It outlines the media strategies employed by one ... More


Purging Party Factions: The HSWP National Conference, May 1988

Helen Hardman

in Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates that the HSWP leadership's decision to convene a conference in 1988 equated with a specific policy choice, which was to align the HSWP with CPSU perestroika and purge HSWP ... More


“My Identification Went with the Aspirations of the Masses”

Diane C. Fujino

in Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on Aoki’s participation in the predominantly White Old Left, through the Socialist Workers Party (SWP)/Young Socialist Alliance (YSA). Aoki’s participation in the White Old Left ... More


From the Thule Society to the NSDAP: Fashioning the Nazi Supernatural Imaginary, 1912–24

Eric Kurlander

in Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the organizational and ideological connections between late-Wilhelmine occult organizations such as the German Order and Thule Society and the early National Socialist German ... More


Revolutionary vanguard or agent provocateur: Students and the far left on English university campuses, .1970–90

Jodi Burkett

in Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526113658
eISBN:
9781526132451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113658.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The far left were an important force on English University and Polytechnic campuses in the 1970s and 1980s but they did not control or direct student politics. By exploring the debates within the far ... More


Between a rock and a hard place in Spain: the PSOE

Paul Kennedy

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), which remains Spain's most electorally successful political party. Although the PSOE has avoided the fate of its Greek sister ... More


Black Radical Detroit: Jimmy, the Labor Movement, and the Left

Stephen M. Ward

in In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows James Boggs as he secures a job in the automobile industry in Detroit. He becomes committed to the labor movement and joins the UAW. He joins the SWP but breaks away to join a ... More


National Socialists and Art: Becoming the Perpetrator

Paul B. Jaskot

in The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678242
eISBN:
9781452948225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678242.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter presents an overview of German political history that describes the characteristics of the Nazi perpetrators. It addresses the question: what range of actions did postwar audiences label ... More


Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Helen Hardman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the liberalisation process in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) during the period of 1987-1989, focusing on Gorbachev's initiative to encourage perestroika in all the fraternal ... More


Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In July 1941, a federal grand jury in Minneapolis indicted twenty-nine Socialist Workers Party members, fifteen of whom belonged to the militant Teamsters Local 544, for violating the 1940 Smith Act, ... More


Exploiting Hitler’s Magic: From Weimar’s Horrors to Visions of the Third Reich

Eric Kurlander

in Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter illustrates how the National Socialist Workers' Party (NSDAP) appropriated supernatural ideas in order to appeal to ordinary Germans, enlisting the help of occultists and horror writers ... More


Militancy and Fear: May 1934–June 1940

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first Smith Act trial originated, in part, in the personal histories of the defendants. The ties between certain members of Teamsters Local 544-AFL and the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) shaped ... More


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