"Our reading in 1968 and thereabouts, done in the context of mass movements of social protest, helped to transform us into revolutionaries."
How did a young American woman, born to a secular, working-class New York Jewish family and raised during the Depression, end up in Algiers during a heady period of revolutionary fervor?
Researcher and activist Pascal Bianchini describes the lasting effects of the 1960s–70s student movement in Senegal and the condition of the Senegalese left today.
“I feel sorry for nothing," Valerie Solanas told reporters after shooting Warhol. “Read my manifesto and it will tell you what I am."
As elsewhere, 1968 in Argentina was marked by increasingly militant struggles waged by workers and students, but the “Argentine 68” had its own tempo and would not explode until May 1969.
Juliet Jacques and writer and curator Paul Clinton discuss the wave of queer radicalism that followed May 1968 in France.
"We were against the regime but not against socialism — we did not demand more socialism but a radically different socialism."
Understanding the Spanish 68 requires an understanding of the rise of anti-Francoism in the previous years and its evolution after the state of exception declared in January 1969.
Hannah Proctor on the influence of radical psychiatry on the events of May '68.
In the Soviet Union, 1968 marked the end of reformist optimism and the beginning of a more cynical era.