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Encyclopedia of Communist Biographies

Guide to Communist Biographies

Guide to Communist Biographies Read individual Communist Biographies in this section of this site, covered in hundreds and hundreds of thousands of words! Work on newly researched biographies is on-going and suggestions, new information, additions, […]

Books and pamphlets

British bus deregulatiion

BRITISH BUS DEREGULATION a review by   GRAHAM STEVENSON   NATIONAL ORGANISER – TRANSPORT   Transport & General Workers Union.   (2000 –  first published in pamphlet form by the International Transport Workers Federation)     […]

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Vaughan Joe

Joe Vaughan Vaughan was born in East London in 1878 and educated at Elementary School. He first started work at eight years of age, after school hours and on Saturdays. Later he schooled for two […]

Articles, reviews, speeches

Collected short book reviews

Collected Short Book Reviews:   These reviews first appeared first in the Morning Star at the time of publication of the books involved :     “A Very British Strike” by Anne Perkins (MacMillan)   […]

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Inkpin Julia

Julia Inkpin Born in 1887, her father was Ted Raven, a convinced socialist and trade unionist. As a child in the 1890s, she attended one of the first London Socialist Sunday Schools and was taken […]

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Usher Nellie

Nellie Usher   Born in 1882, Nellie was the eldest of four children and nine years old when her father died. Her widowed mother kept the family going by “cooking or cleaning, or anything she could […]

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Young Harry

Harry Young Harry Young was the son of an active member of the Islington BSP and a member of that Party when it merged with others to form the British Communist Party. He was certainly the […]

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Ives Derek

Derek Ives Derek Ives was a Communist Party member in Hayes, West Middlesex, living in Glenister Avenue.   He joined the Communist Party in 1968.   A central heating consultant by trade, he had moved […]