People’s History: The Diggers

People’s History: The Diggers On this day in 1649, a working-class movement, that would come to be known as the Diggers, believing that the land belonged collectively to all, arrived on St. George’s Hill in Surrey, England and began to communally sew crops in defiances of the landlords. “This Declares likewise to all Laborers, or such as… Read more »

People’s History: Students on Strike!

Today is the anniversary of the longest strike in UK history when young primary school students went on strike for 25 years after the sacking of their two socialists teachers. Soliciting donations from all over the country the students along with their former teachers founded an alternative school known as the Burston Strike School to… Read more »