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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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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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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 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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From inside the madness

Morning Star Monday August 15 2011 STEVE SILVER hails Matthew Collins’s new biography describing his time as a soldier within the far-right – and why he turned mole Hate: My life in the British far right By Matthew Collins (Biteback … Continue reading

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The murder of Kelso Cochrane – a postscript

The racist murder of the young Antiguan, Kelso Cochrane, on 17 May 1959 was to become a pivotal moment in the history of racism in Britain. Knifed to death in west London, there was a conspiracy of silence which meant … Continue reading

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