Ruth First

The International Union of Left Publishers releases Ruth First: Selected Writings on International Workers’ Day 2023, an effort of 25 publishing houses in more than 17 languages. The collection brings together five stirring essays on a range of topics such as the landmark 1956 Women’s March, the workings of the apartheid state and the history of armed struggle against the former, introduced an essay on First’s life and legacy written by the labour activist Vashna Jagarnath.

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