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THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE UK

Incredible.

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RAR IS GO……………

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Two big RAR gigs in London on October 4th and 18th…………how about the rest of the country – just do it!

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August 31, 2014 · 8:31 pm

PAUL ROSS – POLL TAX RIOT SUPERGRASS

wait till the end……………https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vciXxY5ADoA

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PUNK ROCK WARLORD: JOE STRUMMER

This is another pricey – £54 – academic hardback full of essays and published by Ashgate. I’d BE interested to hear from anyone who’s read the chapters on Strummer and revolutionary politics.

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OWEN JONES ‘ NOT ORWELL’ PENGUIN SHOCKER

An insider tells me that Penguin are frantically dropping that hilarious Russell Brand quote that OJ is ‘OUR GENERATIONS ORWELL’ from any reprint. Oh dear. I doubt that will be necessary but here’s a suggestion……….

‘Our generation’s Orville’

orvillle

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‘AGAINST THE GRAIN – THE FAR LEFT IN BRITAIN SINCE 1956′

Published at the end of October, edIted by a couple of academics, a trifle pricey at £75!!!

Still a couple of chapter headings might be worth a look:

Introduction: The far left in Britain from 1956 – Evan Smith and Matthew Worley
PART I: Movements
1. Engaging with Trotsky: the influence of Trotskyism in Britain – John Callaghan
2. The New Left: beyond Stalinism and social democracy? – Paul Blackledge
3. Narratives of radical lives: the roots of 1960s activism and the making of the British left – Celia Hughes
4. Marching separately, seldom together: the political history of two principal trends in British Trotskyism, 1945–2009 – Phil Burton-Cartledge
5. Opposition in slow motion: the CPGB’s ‘anti-revisionists’ in the 1960s and 1970s 98 – Lawrence Parker
6. Dissent from dissent: the ‘Smith/Party’ Group in the 1970s CPGB – Andrew Pearmain
7. British anarchism in the era of Thatcherism – Rich Cross
PART II: Issues
8. Jam tomorrow? Socialist women and Women’s Liberation, 1968–82: an oral history approach – Sue Bruley
9. Something new under the sun: the revolutionary left and gay politics – Graham Willett
10. ‘Vicarious pleasure’? The British far left and the third world, 1956–79 – Ian Birchall
11. Anti-racism and the socialist left, 1968–79 – Satnam Virdee
12. Red Action – left-wing pariah: some observations regarding ideological apostasy and the discourse of proletarian resistance – Mark Hayes
13. Anti-fascism in Britain, 1997–2012 – David Renton
Index

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MARTIN WRIGHT ON ROTHERHAM

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