Tag Archives: Louise Raw

Building a Socialist Library (2) “Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their place in Labour History” by Louise Raw

Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their place in Labour History, Louise Raw Continuum Press ISBN 978-1-4411-1426-6 Buy it from Louise Raw’s book is not only a fascinating history of the strike of 1400 women and girls … Continue reading

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Stop! Look! Listen! a weekly selection of some of my favourite films/books/people…

Watch… The film  Frida (2002). A fictionalised account of the life of Mexican artist and political activist  Frida Kahlo (1907-54).  Her pictures tell the story of her life.  Crippled in an accident as a young woman  she portrayed this experience … Continue reading

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