Mike Makin-Waite

Mike Makin-Waite

Mike Makin-Waite has written for SoundingsTwentieth Century CommunismSocialist History, Radical PhilosophyNew Humanist, and Historical Materialism. He published articles and reviews as Mike Waite until 2015, contributing chapters to a number of books including on the CPGB and classical music, and on the British YCL (Young Communist League). He is the author of Communism and Democracyand is currently researching interconnections between deindustrialisation, ‘austerity’, the diminishing of local government’s powers, right-wing populism, political identity-formation and racialised community tensions through a study of ‘class, race and politics in a northern English town’.

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