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British Left and the campaign for unity 1937.

H. M. McNeillie

British Left and the campaign for unity 1937.

by H. M. McNeillie

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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  Her elder sister Diana in left her husband to pursue an affair with Oswald Mosley, who had just founded the British Union of Fascists. Unity and Diana Mitford travelled to . 10 At its congress the CPGB Central Committee admitted that ‘insufficient’ work had been done to assist anti-imperialist movements in the Colonies: Report of the Central Committee to the 14 th National Congress, (CPGB, ), In September , at the height of the Munich crisis, the primary reference to anti-colonialism came in fraternal greetings from Nehru and a greeting to the.

In January Stafford Cripps and George Strauss decided to launch a radical weekly, The Tribune, to "advocate a vigorous socialism and demand active resistance to Fascism at home and abroad." William Mellor was appointed editor and others such as Aneurin Bevan, Ellen Wilkinson, Barbara Betts, Konni Zilliacus, Harold Laski, Michael Foot and Noel Brailsford agreed to write for the paper. Kate Hudson is a veteran British left-wing activist and former chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Hudson was a candidate for the left-wing Respect party in last year's Manchester municipal by-election, but stood down after Respect leader George Galloway made “unacceptable and unretracted statements about the nature of rape”.

Sexual Politics explores the complex relationship between sexuality and socialist politics in Britain between the s and the present day. Looking at birth control, abortion law reform, and gay rights, this book is a timely examination of the relationship between the personal and the political over the last century and a half. It tells the stories of individuals such as Edward Carpenter. To speak out against the leadership was to sin, and such is the unity of the party over the past 13 years or more, it is evident that this has served the party very well.


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