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Senior Research Fellow @ University College London, Institute of the Americas


Steve Cushion is a retired university lecturer living in East London. He is Assistant Secretary of the UCU London Retired Members, a member of the executive of Caribbean Labour Solidarity and editor of Cutlass, a committee member of the Socialist History Society and co-convener of the Caribbean Seminar Series at UCL Institute of the Americas. He is a member of the TUC London East and South East Region Reparations Steering Group. Publications * Up, Down, Turn Around: The Political Economy of Slavery and the Socialist Case for Reparations – Caribbean Labour Solidarity * Death at the Frontier: Border Control, Migration and the Workers’ Movement – Caribbean Labour Solidarity [jointly with Luke Daniels and Nadine Finch] * On Strike Against the Nazis – Socialist History Society * Anti-Nazi Germans – Community Languages [jointly with Merilyn Moos] * The Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerrillas’ Victory – Monthly Review Press *Joint author with Dennis Bartholomew of By Our Own Hands: A People’s History of the Grenadian Revolution * Joint author with Danny Reilly of Telling the Mayflower Story: Thanksgiving or Land Grabbing, Massacres & Slavery?

Geographical location : Leytonstone, East London

Research Area and Interest : Labour History, Reparations for Slavery

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