20th Century history

We Will Remember Them: How World War One Shaped the Modern World

The 11th November 1918 saw the end of the ‘Great War’. An estimated 15-19 million people had been killed, a further 23 million military personnel had been wounded, and 8 million civilians had also lost their lives. How far was World War I a turning point for the way the world works today? The First […]

The illusion of progress

Britain has supposedly ‘progressed’ because we have a universal franchise. But our last prime minister was from a slave owning family. Have democratic rights brought tangible improvements, or is this what elites want us to believe?