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Winspear, William Roberts (Bob) (1855 - 1944)

Born
1855
Died
1944
Occupation
Editor and Journalist

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Winspear was a coalminer by origin. From 1887 he was the printer and editor of the Radical, the first Australian socialist newspaper. He edited the Australian Socialist Party's International Socialist up until the 1916 conscription referendum.

See Verity Burgmann, 'Winspear, William Robert (1859 - 1944)', Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.

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  • Milner, Andrew, 'Radical Intellectuals: an unacknowledged legislature?', in Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee (eds), Constructing a culture: a people's history of Australia since 1788, McPhee Gribble/ Penguin Books, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 259-84. PDF Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Winspear, W.R., 'Plain Views', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), vol. 1, no. 1, 12 March 1887, p. 1. Image PDF Details

See also

  • 'A workman's thoughts', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 20 July 1887. Image PDF Details
  • 'Socialism in Sydney', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 1 October 1887. Image PDF Details
  • 'Australian Socialist League', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 15 October 1887, p. 233. Image PDF Details
  • 'Voices from the workers', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 1887. Image PDF Details
  • 'Socialism in Sydney', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 22 October 1887. Image PDF Details
  • 'Socialism in Sydney', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 21 September 1887, p. 210. Image PDF Details
  • 'Co-operation', Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 23 April 1887, p. 35. Image PDF Details
  • 'The advantages and benefits of co-operation', The Radical (Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W.), 16 April 1887. Image PDF Details
  • Andrews, J. A., 'Australian Socialist League, Melbourne', Australian Radical (Newcastle, N.S.W.), 26 January 1889. Image PDF Details
  • Andrews, J. A., 'Nihilism', Australian Radical (Newcastle, N.S.W.), 10 November 1888. Image PDF Details
  • Andrews, J.A., 'What is communism?', Australian Radical (Newcastle, N.S.W.), 17 August 1889. Image PDF Details
  • Andrews, J.A., 'Communist-anarchism V. individualist proprietism', Australian Radical (Newcastle, N.S.W.), 2 February 1889. Image PDF Details
  • Radical, 'A Plea for Unity', The Pioneer, A. Timmann., Adelaide, 1 October 1892, p. 1. Image PDF Details