This is a list of articles I have had published. To read an article, simply click on the title.
Morning Star, December 17 2018, “Eye-opening account of Irish women’s exodus to Britain”
Morning Star, November 13 2018, “Essential herstory of wages for housework movement”
Morning Star September 10 2018, “Ballymurphy Massacre documentary poses question yet to be answered.”
Morning Star August 30 2018, “Survivor of Miami Showband Massacre during Ireland’s ‘Troubles’ seeks justice.
Morning Star August 26 2018 “Revelatory account of the ‘untouchables’ experience in the making of India”
Morning Star July 26 2018, “We may soon all have cause to fear the dawn raid.”
Morning Star July 23 2018, Laski’s satire on Tory “heaven” is in a class apart”.
Morning Star July 19 2018, Landmark strike in the struggle for equal pay
Morning Star, July 3 2018, Striking reminder in show on landmark US labour dispute
Morning Star, March 26 2018, The Era that lit the fuse of feminist revolution
Morning Star, 1 November 2017, Working Class Movement Library Celebrates The Lives of Its Founders.
Morning Star, 21 August 2017, my review of Why We March, Signs of Protest and Hope, Voices from the Women’s March.
Morning Star, 16 August 2017, my article on “Historical echoes of the Peterloo Massacre”.
Morning Star, 5 July 2017, my . review of an exhibtion at the People’s History Museum “British Communism’s Culture Wars”.
Morning Star, 18 June 2017, my review of The Violence of Austerity, edited by Vicky Cooper and David Whyte,
Morning Star, 4 June 2017, my review of “Struggle or Starve” Working class unity in Belfast’s 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots.
Morning Star, 30 April 2017, a new website celebrtaes trade union sisters in the North West.
Morning Star, 26 April 2017, my review of the play “My Country”, Blind Leading the Blind
Morning Star, 7 March 2017, My interview with Audrey White sexaul harassmnet and the Lady at Lord John dispute in Liverpool in 1983.
The Meteor, 1 March 2017, What do a care worker, spy and suffragette have in common?
Booksbywomen, February 2017 Mary Quaile Why Don’t we Know More about Her?
Morning Star, 13 February 2017, Troubled Legacy
Morning Star, 9 February 2017; Finding Inspiration in the Worker’s State
Economy, September 2016 Meet the vegetarian cafe that’s fighting the vicious spiral of poor diet, poverty and mental illness
Morning Star, 18 June 2016 A Proud Thorn in the Establishment’s Side
Morning Star, 28 May 2016 Putting Trade Unionism back on the Menu
Morning Star, 21 May 2016, Concrete Realities of Life at the Margins
Morning Star, 27 April 2016, Teas, Tips and Trade Unionism
Now Then magazine, February 2016, my review of Angry White People see
Morning Star, 13 October 2015 my article about Mary Quaile; Too Vital to Forget
Morning Star, 4 August 2015, my interview with Charlotte Hughes activist and blogger in Tameside Local Fightback Stays Staunch
Morning Star, 23 July 2015, my article on the Manchester International Festival A Tale of Two Tents
Salford Star 4 July 2015 MARY AND LIZZIE BURNS AT CENTRE OF NEW MRS ENGELS novel
Morning Star 23 June 2015 my article on whether Manchester should have a statue to a woman Feminist Monument or Progress Standing Still?
Morning Star 1 May 2015 Radical Women who Shape Our Struggle
Contributoria 1 March 2015 my interview with Manchester author Karen Woods
Contributoria 1 February 2015 Migrant Workers in Manchester; the truth behind the xenophobia
Morning Star 15 January 2015 Seeking Out the Socialist behind Doctor Who
Contributoria 1 January 2015 NHS Condition Critical?
Now Then magazine 4 December 2014 Local Working Class History and the Mary Quaile Club
Contributoria; 1 December 2014; FC United – putting the community back into football
Morning Star; Theatre review; 19 November 2014 England Arise
Contributoria, November 2014, “Naming The Dead: from Peterloo To Gaza”.
Morning Star, 23 October 2014, my article on the play “England Arise”.
Contributoria, October 2014, Betty Tebbs A Woman of Our Time
Salford Star, September 2014, my review of Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Contributoria, September 2014, Bee Positive; Tasting the Honey in Harpurhey
Contributoria, August 2014 Salford Star; championing community journalism
Contributoria, July 2014 Who Stole the Money from our Pay Packets?
Contributoria, June 2014, What would women vanish for in 2014?
Contributoria, May 2014, Northern Accent; women writers reflect on writing about the north.
Morning Star, 30 April 2014 my interview with Johanna’s Winard about her novel, Ruby’s War
Contributoria, April 2014 Is Classical music just for the middle classes?
Contributoria, March 2014 “From Factory Workers to Care Workers” women workers in East Manchester
Feminist Times February 2014 my interview with Peter Tatchell, human rights activist
The Big Issue in the North, 20 January 2014
my article on the exhibition at Oldham Gallery featuring the work of Albert Adams
Morning Star, 1 February 2014
my interview with Paula Bartley about her new biography of Ellen Wilkinson, MP
Feminist Times, 27 November 2013
Older women rally to save the NHS
Morning Star, 29 October 2013
my interview with Anandi Murthy about her new book Black Star, Britain’s Asian Youth Movement
Morning Star, 9 October 2013, my feature on Brighton artists remaking Picasso’s Guernica
Morning Star, 27 September 2013, my feature on Irwell Valley Mining Project
Morning Star, 25 August 2013 , my interview with John Newsinger about his new book on the Dublin lockout
The Guardian, 3 July 2013, Comment Is Free, Tameside Hospital
Northern Soul, 29 June 2013, my preview of the Greater Manchester Fringe Festival
Morning Star, 9 June 2013, my interview with Paul Kelly and Alice Searle about the Irwell Valley Mining Project
The Big Issue in the North, 6 June 2013, my interview with artist Brian Clarke about his exhibition at Oldham Gallery
Northern Soul, 6 June 2013, my review of Olafur Arnalds concert at RNCM
Northern Soul, 29 May 2013, my interview with actor Rachel Austin about the play Manchester Sound; The Massacre
Northern Soul, 22 May 2013, my preview of a talk by Cazz Blase on women in punk, Riot Grrrl and fanzine culture
Northern Soul, 29 April 2013, my review of Don’t Shoot the Messenger! by Mikron Theatre
Northern Soul, 19 April 2013, my visit to Gorton Monastery
Morning Star, 18 April 2013, my interview with Steve Hall about the anti-frack campaign in Lancashire
Morning Star, 9 April 2013, my interview with Steve Acheson, blacklisted electrician
Northern Soul, 1 April 2013, my preview of the exhibition by Red Saunders Hidden at PHM
Morning Star,23 March 2013, The fight to save a piece of Salford’s history.
Morning Star, 5 February 2013, “People power can save our NHS”
The Guardian Northerner 6 November 2012, my interview with Gina Frost at Three Minute theatre, Manchester
The Guardian Northerner, 9 October 2012, my interview with playwright Michael Crowley
The Guardian Northerner, 3 October 2012, my interview with historian Michael Herbert
The Guardian Northerner, 11 September 2012, my interview with novelist, Livi Michael
The Guardian Northerner, 31 August 2012, The Wigan Diggers Festival
The Guardian Northerner, 13 August 2012, The Oldham Unity Destitution Project
The Guardian Northerner, 6 August 2012, my interview with film-maker Faisal A Quereshi
The Guardian Northerner, 17 July 2012, preview of 24/7 festival
The Guardian Northerner, 28 May 2018, The transit of Venus: My interview with playwright Eric Northey
Morning Star 18 May 2012, My interview with Lee Hall
The Guardian Northerner, 10 May 2012, A Manchester woman’s search for truth and justice
Morning Star, 7 May 2012, Albert Adams exhibition in Salford
The Guardian Northerner 7 May 2012, Woody Guthrie Comes to Salford
Morning Star, 30 April 2012, review of Mikron Theatre show
The Guardian Northerner, 27 April 2012, My interview with playwright Cathy Crabb
Morning Star 9 April 2012, My interview with film-maker Ken Loach
Morning Star, 4 April 2012, Mikron Theatre’s new show: Can You Keep a Secret?
Morning Star, 28 March 2012, Pivotal Role for Unions
Manchester Mule, 8 March 2012, Reclaim International Women’s Day
Morning Star, 27 February 2012, It’s Never Too Late To Start Learning
Manchester Mule, 24 February 2012, Preview of Manchester Histories Festival
Manchester Mule, 19 December 2011, Book Review: Counterpower by Tim Gee
Manchester Mule, 6 December 2011, Park Cakes Dispute Ends As Threatened Strike Wins protecton For Temps
Manchester Mule, 6 June 2011, Oldham Campaigners Fight to End Destitution