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Everything Happens in Cable Street

Everything Happens in Cable Street is the title of a new book by Roger Mills that has just been published by Five Leaves Publications. It is one of five new books that they have put out to commemorate the 75th … Continue reading

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Cable Street 75 Countdown – Battle for the East End

On Wednesday evening we held the last organising meeting of Cable Street 75 before the march and rally on 2 October. It has been an interesting journey so far and a really great coalition has been formed in the process, one … Continue reading

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Cable Street, the East End and Bolshevism

I have been itching to post more stuff related to Cable Street, more than the posts that you can find here What has been holding me back is that I don’t want to write things that I have already put … Continue reading

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¡No Pasarán!

In October 1936, even before the International Brigades had been formed in Spain there were already anti-fascists from the East End of London fighting there. In fact, Nat Cohen and Sam Masters were the first to go from Britain and … Continue reading

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“More than 300 Nazis fell by your gun”

I just found this tribute to female Red Army sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, by Woody Guthrie, hidden away on one of the Searchlight websites. It is something I had completely forgotten we had done. Turn the sound up. Sound with some of the … Continue reading

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New 75th Anniversary Battle of Cable Street Pamphlet Out Now

The new pamphlet I have written for Searchlight Educational Trust is out now. Link to purchase copies is at the bottom of the blurb. On 4 October 1936 the East End of London’s Jewish community and its allies blocked the … Continue reading

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Battle of Cable Street 75th Anniversary March and Rally Programme Download

The other day I put up a post with a link to a pamphlet listing all the various celebrations that are taking place next month to commemorate the Battle of Cable Street. Today’s post contains details for the march and … Continue reading

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Cable Street Programme for 75th Anniversary

In a recent post I said I would be putting up more details as they become available about this year’s Battle of Cable Street Commemoration. This excellent eight page listings’ pamphlet from the longstanding Cable Street Group is full of … Continue reading

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Stetson Kennedy – gone but his legacy lives

Stetson Kennedy, the legendary US anti-fascist, journalist, author and folklorist died yesterday in Florida at the age of 94. He was a man who had a deep impact on progressive politics in the United States along with his friend, the … Continue reading

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Battle of Cable Street Events

I am currently working with others on the Cable Street 75 committee organising a march and rally to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. It is just one part of this year’s commemoration. I have put … Continue reading

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