Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Commemorating the Battle of Cable Street

What better way to celebrate the fact that the racist EDL were blocked from marching through East London by mass anti-fascist action at the start of this month than by remembering the 75th anniversary of The Battle of Cable Street which blocked Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists attempt to march through the East End on 4th October 1936? To mark the occasion, Philosophy Football have done what they do best and produced a nice T-shirt.

Edited to add: Colin Sparks, Fighting Fascism: The Lessons from Cable Street (1977).

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