Ten years ago today, students occupied the headquarters of the Conservative Party at Millbank Tower. It was a seminal moment in the resistance to austerity – and in shaping a generation of radicals.
In 1922, Shapurji Saklatvala was elected as Labour's first MP of colour. He was a fighter against colonialism and war – and for an international socialism that could unite the world's working-class.
A new biography provides an intimate portrait of Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm as his life ebbed and flowed with the left of the last century.