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#Remembrance Day: How a sailors’ mutiny

#Remembrance Day: How a sailors’ mutiny helped end the war

In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, it’s time to commemorate not only the end of World War I but the revolution that forced an end to hostilities. Early in November 1918, sailors on the German fleets mutinied, refusing to attack British ships. Their anti-war revolt spread like wildfire, quickly reaching the southern state of Bavaria. […]

One hundred days that shook Bavaria

One hundred days that shook Bavaria

The Bavarian revolutions of 1918-1919 – and those in the rest of Germany – were the first to take place in an advanced capitalist country. Inspired by the Russian Revolution, whose centenary is marked this year, they challenged the German state and the established political order. What happened in Bavaria holds important lessons for those […]

After London Bridge terror, Corbyn offer...

Armed police at London Bridge

If they demonstrate one thing above all else, the horrific terror attacks in London and Manchester are proof that policies pursued by successive governments have failed. Now it’s time to give Jeremy Corbyn’s approach a chance. Since 2000, there have been no fewer than 13 pieces of legislation related to the “war on terror”. Yet […]