H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. If you are interested in submitting an opinion piece for publication, please see our editorial guidelines. We currently have 245 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.
Lucy Delap shows that the history of disabled employment may not be the steady upward progression the government would like to suggest
Lucy Delap argues that inquiries into recent historical events are vital for full understanding, lesson learning and public trust.
As the Tata Steel controversy continues, Bleddyn Penny looks at the historic role the steel industry has played in shaping Port Talbot's community.
As the junior doctors’ strike continues, Jack Saunders takes a historical look at how the current industrial dispute may be resolved.
History shows that hackneyed rhetoric about 'health and safety gone mad' fails to understand the benefits of the 1974 Act, which has saved untold numbers of lives since it was passed 40 years ago this week. Dr Mike Esbester of Portsmouth University investigates.
The puzzling aspect of Bob Crow's astute union leadership was his far less effective political career, argues Dr Jim Moher, of H&P's Trade Union Forum. In the wake of the RMT leader's premature death, Dr Moher examines his early political influences, the history of the union he led, and the missed opportunities of alienation from the Labour Party.
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