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This historical blog covers many of the key events and people that marked the spring of 1968. It provides both descriptions of various issues and people and links to more detailed information. It will eventually contain 12 entries from March-May 1968. The front page is here and there are regular updates on strikes and events. It […]
Find out in this free online video library released by CNBC. The Warren Buffett Archive is an enormous online collection covering business, investing, money and lessons in life. The key contents are films from the Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholder meeting. These are held once a year in Omaha and comprise question and answer sessions with Buffett and his […]
According to the latest annual report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1 per cent in real terms from 2016. The full text can be downloaded from the website. This also provides free access to the SIPRI Military Expenditure […]
To celebrate is founding 150 years ago the TUC is creating its 150 voices to capture inspiring stories about trade unionists. They include early women socialists as well as more recent oral histories from strikes and industrial disputes. The TUC already has a great digital library of key documents and images from its history on the […]
The aim of this project is to explore the ways in which radical, feminist and at times illegal protest actions are archived. The project was initiated by Rachel Tavernor during a three month PhD placement at the British Library (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council). The website includes two strands. The first, is […]
MAI Journal of feminist visual culture launched. MAI is a new open access feminist journal founded and edited by Anna Backman Rogers (Senior Lecturer in Feminist Philosophy and Visual Culture, University of Gothenburg, Sweden) & Anna Misiak (Senior Lecturer in Film/MA Film & Television Course Coordinator, Falmouth University, UK) in collaboration with an international board […]
The Influence Industry: The Global Business of Using Your Data in Elections. Tactical tech is monitoring these issues and will be releasing the following reports over the coming months: Maintaining power: how are data and digital influence techniques used in-between elections? What are the options for monitoring and controlling digital influence in political campaigning? Money, […]
Free access via the Irish Film Institute player to this great collection of British news reel films covering the period 1900-1930 with such key events as WW1, the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War. Browse by timeline or key events. Each entry has a description, technical information and credits.
The Syrian Archive aims to support human rights investigators, advocates, media reporters and journalists in their efforts to document human rights violations in Syria. Its website collects reports of attacks on journalists and human rights violations. It now has a database of chemical weapons attacks materials. Currently verified 861 videos from 193 sources covering some 212 […]
A new book published by UCL Press, looks at big data collected by customer-facing organisations – such as store loyalty card transactions, smart travel tickets, or smart energy meter readings – and how they can and are changing Social Science research. Download the PDF for free at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/consumer-data-research