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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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Rolan Adams 20th anniversary commemoration photos

Following on from my last blog post, photographer and fellow NUJ member David Hoffman has photos from last week’s Rolan Adams family commemoration over at his site. The photos are his copyright. You can view them here.

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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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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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A gem from Compendium’s basement

There was a time when most of my weekends used to incorporate a trip to Compendium Books in Camden. If you were looking for a publication that wasn’t mainstream, and I invariably was, then Compendium was the place to go. My … Continue reading

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