Tag: socialism

The religion of inequality

December 21, 2014 0 Comments
The religion of inequality

The other day, for no apparent reason, I pulled off the shelf my old second-hand copy of R.H. Tawney’s book Equality. It still has a ragged and discoloured dust jacket, with a tea stain on the front, and it was well used before I bought it, for £1, on a date, unusually, I failed to […]

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With the co-operation of William Hazell

November 24, 2014 5 Comments
With the co-operation of William Hazell

Alun Burge’s new book William Hazell’s gleaming vision (Y Lolfa, 2014) is an important work, at once a celebration and an archaeological excavation. It uncovers an era and a culture almost forgotten today, and restores to both the place they deserve in our common history. Thanks to two generations of talented historians the labour movement […]

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Alfred Russel Wallace, Cymru a radicaliaeth

November 14, 2013 2 Comments
Alfred Russel Wallace, Cymru a radicaliaeth

Gan mlynedd ar ôl ei farwolaeth mae’r naturiaethwr o Gymru Alfred Russel Wallace o’r diwedd yn derbyn cydnabyddiaeth yn ein hamser ni am ei orchestion – nid yn unig am fod yn gyd-ddyfeisiwr, gyda Charles Darwin, o’r theori ‘esblygiad trwy ddetholiad naturiol’, ond hefyd am ei waith ar fioddaearyddiaeth a sawl pwnc arall. Dadorchuddiodd David […]

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