‘Britain needs a new Anti-Nazi League’

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Thousands march through London as part of the Anti-Nazi League in 1978By Ceren Sagir in Britain:

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Labour calls for new movement following the rise of the far right

LABOUR spoke out today for the launch of a new nationwide movement to resist racism and the growth of the far right in Britain.

The move follows an increase in fascist demonstrations, the storming of Bookmarks bookshop and Tory MP Boris Johnson’s Islamophobic comments.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said anti-racists should build on the work of the Anti-Nazi League (ANL), which was founded in the late 1970s in response to the growth of the National Front and was backed by trade unions and leading musicians of the time such as The Clash.

This music video is called The Clash at Rock Against Racism Victoria Park London 1978.

Mr McDonnell said: “We can no longer ignore the rise of far-right politics in our society. Maybe…

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