Monthly Archives: October 2011

Yom Kippur, Ham Sandwiches, Bomb Hoaxes and Riots

I recently rediscovered an account by Bill Fishman of how the Jewish anarchists in the East End caused a riot during Yom Kippur over 100 years ago. It took place outside the Spitalfields Great Synagogue, what is now the Brick … Continue reading

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Chilean fascism – an interview with Ernesto Leal

In the mid 1990s I worked on an anti-fascist pamphlet on trade unions that is now long out of print. One of the sections was on the fascist coup in Chile for which I interviewed Ernesto Leal, a Chilean exile … Continue reading

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Video of Cable Street 75 March and Rally

Video of the Cable Street 75 march and rally shot by RMT.

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Battle of Cable Street 75 Anniversary

It was a long hot day yesterday, but one which was a great success. The Cable Street 75 march had well over 1000 people on it. It was great to see so many different organisations with their banners and to … Continue reading

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Cable Street 75 – HOPE not hate

Lots of Cable Street 75 anniversary related stuff just gone up on the HOPE not hate website The Battle of Cable Street It is 75 years since the East End of London’s Jewish community and its allies blocked the streets … Continue reading

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