Laurence Cox is Senior Lecturer in Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth. A long-time activist, he co-founded the social movement journal Interface and researches popular struggles for a better world. He is co-author of We Make Our Own History: Marxism, Social Movements and the Twilight of Neoliberalism (Pluto, 2014) and co-editor of Revolution in the Air?: 1968 in the Global North (Pluto, 2018).
1968 was the highpoint of a cycle of popular struggles that shook edifices of power across the world. In this blog, Laurence Cox records the struggles that challenged racism and patriarchy, colonialism, heteronormativity and authoritarianism.Read full article
Extracted from Voices of 1968, this text by the Italian Potere Operaio looks back to the May 1968 revolutions, calling for workers to organise from the grassroots.Read full article