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70th Anniversary of The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. It is the most symbolic and well-known act of anti-fascist resistance ever to take place. The Ghetto fighters have entered the annals of Jewish martyrdom, but the lesson of … Continue reading

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Remembering Stanley Forman

I read today in the Morning Star That Stanley Forman passed away. He really was a wonderful man. I have found an interview that I did with him in 1998 on the 100th anniversary of Paul Robeson’s birth which is … Continue reading

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76th Anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street

Today marks the 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. Below is an article that I had published last year in a Searchlight Educational Trust publication and in Jewish Socialist Magazine. ¡No Pasarán! THE GHOSTS OF CABLE STREET By … Continue reading

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Stalingrad 1942 : The hour of courage had struck the clock

Mark Perryman at Philosophy Football just sent me the text below advertising their new T- Shirts commemorating the epic Battle of Stalingrad. We know what’s at stake and how great the foe’s power, And what is now coming to pass. … Continue reading

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The trial of Adolf Eichmann

Just came across video of the entire trial of Adolf Eichmann on YouTube put up by the Yad Vashem museum. It is an amazing resource and an insight into a key person involved in carrying out the Holocaust. The trial … 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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They Did not Pass

Article in this weekend’s edition of the Morning Star http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/110179 They did not pass Friday 30 September 2011 by Steve Silver When Sir Oswald Mosley’s plan to march his uniformed fascists through the East End of London on Sunday October … Continue reading

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