Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour party in the UK, as a child

Via Radio Free Europe: Lenin On Linen: An Artist Remembers Her Soviet Childhood. By Amos Chapple

Shared from Radio Free Europe. Two weeks after 14-year-old Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi and her family left Kyiv for a new life in Israel, the U.S.S.R collapsed. Recently, the artist drew on memories of her… Continue reading

WORKERS’ TALES: Socialist Fairy Tales edited by Michael Rosen. Out from Princeton Press. Audio Extract

A collection of political tales—first published in British workers’ magazines—selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen Listen to an extract from the book HERE Cover illustration by Andrea Dezsö Could… Continue reading

Theresa Mary May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a child with her parents

Children in 1904

 

Donald John Trump, possibly the next president of the United States of America, as a child

Hillary Rodham Clinton, possibly the next president of the United States of America, as a child

Nigel Farage, former leader of UKIP, as a child

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the USA (1933 – 1945), as a child

David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a child 

François Hollande, president of France, as a child

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Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran, as a child

The switch from innocence to maturity: BBC documentary “Up New Generation”

21 Up New Generation is a documentary series by the BBC. They follow a group of children at seven-year intervals, beginning in year 2000, when they were seven, and revisiting them as they grow up into… Continue reading

Is it possible for an adult and a child to be friends? // by Esther in Brussels

“When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion faster than adults, and evasion simply… Continue reading

Silvio Berlusconi, Italian politician and entrepreneur, as a child

Emma & Fabian by Emma part 2: The Day Fabian Was Sick

Here is a continuation to Emma & Fabian, by Emma in Barcelona: Fabian was really sick this week, and the poor fella lacked his usual fabulous energy. It was awesome! Also, him being… Continue reading

Questionnaire

We just received a new response to our questionnaire. It is by Lauren Rolwing, an illustrator from the USA, represented by marlenagency.com Below is a transcript and a scan of it: Questions: 1. Where… Continue reading

Questionnaire

We just received a new response to our questionnaire. It is by Yuly Rodriguez, founder of By ZebraBooks and The Kiosk. Below is a transcript and a scan of it: Questions: 1. Where are you… Continue reading

ANARCHY EXPLAINED TO CHILDREN, CHAPTERS II & III

Here is the continuation to “Anarchy explained to children” I, a 1931 brochure by José Antonio Emmanuel, a Spanish teacher and anarchist. Emmanuel was responsible for establishing the International Anarchist Library in Barcelona in the… Continue reading

Questionnaire

We sent a questionnaire about childhood and adulthood to some people. We just received our first response, by Thomas Kern, a Swiss photographer. Below is a transcript and a scan of it: Questions:… Continue reading

LEARNING WITH MIRIAM: Peter and Jane series by Miriam Elia

Peter and Jane series by Miriam Elia: miriamelia.co.uk

Barack Obama, president of the USA, as a child

Putin again

President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, with his mother:

Anarchy explained to children, Chapter I

“Anarchy explained to children” is a 1931 brochure by José Antonio Emmanuel, a Spanish teacher and anarchist, follower of the Catalan anarchist and educator Francesc Ferrer i Guardia and the Swiss pedagogue and education… Continue reading