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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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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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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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Democratic German Report

In 1987 I was at an anti-fascist friend’s house when he produced a very large bound volume for me to peruse as bed time reading while I was staying in his spare room. The volume contained a large run of … Continue reading

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The Battle of Cable Street

Yesterday I found myself at the Cable Street mural in London’s East End and took a bunch of photos, one of the details of which I have posted above. The mural itself has an interesting history, which you can read … Continue reading

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Remember Rolan Adams

Only recently I wrote a blog post about the racist murder of Kelso Cochrane in 1958 here. I didn’t think that I would be writing on anything similar for some time. Then at the beginning of the week I received an … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day – 10th Anniversary

While I knew that today marks Holocaust Memorial Day, it only dawned on me during the day that this is actually the 10th anniversary of when it was first commemorated in Britain. I was made aware of this by a … Continue reading

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Billy Bragg, an inspiration

I have been meaning to write something about Billy Bragg for a while. Then some fascists leafleted the area where he lives, slagging him off, and the unfortunate business became a national press story and it’s spurred me on to … Continue reading

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